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.