For travellers who are less adventurous can go boating in the Umiam Lake. This beautiful lake is surrounded by lofty peaks and is set amidst lush green forests. Travellers can also experience boating in the Ward Lake- a perfect spot to unwind and refresh your self. Sail slowly and steadily along with the waves and set back and enjoy the soothing environment. If you wish to captivate some breathtaking scenery then don’t forget to carry along your camera. Also carry sun tan lotion and packaged drinking water.
The Water Sports Complex has been developed upon the mighty reservoir of the Umiam Hydro Electric Project, at Umiam, 16 kilometres before reaching Shillong. The campus consists of a beautiful Orchid Lake Resort and the Nehru Park. Besides, it offers a wide choice of exciting water sports activities with row-boats, paddle-boats, cruise-boats, sailing-boats and water-scooters.