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Umngot River-The Transparent River

Umngot River or Dawki river is a small river that flows through Dawki in the East Jaintia Hills. Its a crystal clear river which is rare to find in India, one can see the entire reflection of the boat and it gives the feeling that the boat is flying. The river ends at the international border of India Bangladesh.

The natural beauty of Dawki is formed by the Umngot River only. The river in Dawki is also a prime fishing spot. One can take a boat ride in this river, the ride lasts upto a good 30 to 40 mins and it is very beautiful. The river is the natural boundary between Ri Pnar (of Jaintia Hills) with Hima Khyrim (of Khasi Hills) over which hangs a single span suspension bridge. It is the gateway to Bangladesh.

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Meghalaya, India
Best time to visit Dawki: 
Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
2 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
25.1971957°N, 92.0190717°E
Distance from Dawki to Umngot River
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: Open 24 hours

Tuesday: Open 24 hours

Wednesday: Open 24 hours

Thursday: Open 24 hours

Friday: Open 24 hours

Saturday: Open 24 hours

Sunday: Open 24 hours

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Overall Rating:-

  '5' out of 5
"Paradise! A beautiful place to visit! Rowing a boat through the clear blue waters of the Umngot River that passes through India and Bangladesh is a wonderful experience."

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Content of this page was last updated at May 18, 2017

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