West Jaintia Hills Police

Government of Meghalaya

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Syntu Ksiar

SyntuKsiar meaning Flower of Gold is a vast stretch of the river bank of Myntduriver where people usually go for picnics and angling, in the vicinity of Jowai which encircles two-third of the Jowai Township. On the banks of SyntuKsiar alongside the river Myntdu, an elegant monument has been erected in honour of the Jaintia patriot- U Kiang Nongbah.


Phe Phe Falls

PhePhe Falls is located in Amlarem Sub Division and is about 18 Kms from Jowai. PhePhe falls is a two-tier waterfall. The location of the waterfall makes it more thrilling. Descending a steep hill, through the shrub bamboo plants, the sight of the waterfall in the backdrop of the blue sky and the range of hills layered with light and shadow on the other side, we entered the realm of paradise. The waterfall has its own charm and essence. The water is as blue as the sky, clean transparent and above all cold.


Tyrshi falls

Tyrshi Falls on the Shillong-Jowai Road (NH 6) is Jowai's answer to Shillong's Elephant Falls. This fall is located about 5 kms from Jowai. A pretty arch bridge connects across an expanse of green paddy fields, which opens up to the gushing Tyrshi falls thundering down to the Pynthor (paddy-fields) below. A winding footpath offering a breathtaking and panoramic view of the PynthorNein, eases our trek down to the bottom of the falls, which glides down like milk over a vertical drop.


Thadlaskein lake

It is located at about 8 kms from Jowai off National Highway 44, this placid lake is a popular weekend handout. According to tradition, the lake was dug by the followers of Jaintia Chieftain, U Sajar Nangli. The lake is revered by the people of the area who continue to offer sacrifice near the lake. A comfortable tourist Inn is located close to the lake.


Nartiang Monoliths

It is located about 24 kms from Jowai, the village being the summer capital of erstwhile Jaintiapur king is famous for cluster of monoliths, the largest in the state and the ancient Hindu Temples, Durga and Shiv. It is the only village in the state where people are following Hindu Religion and Durga Puja is celebrated every year.


Ialong Park

It is located about 8 kms from Jowai-Silchar Road, NH-44, the village has a Rural Tourism Project and is known as the Tourist village of the District. The village has a Sacred Grove with a park overlooking a panoramic view of the paddy fields on the bank of River Myntdu. Eco Lodges for tourists are available near the Sacred Grove.



It is located 16 kms off the Jowai-Dawki road, a place famous for the historical stone bridge built over the Muwi stream by warriors of Jaintia Hills. The Bridge was built under the order of the Jaintia Kings as it was the route of Jaintiapur kings whenever they visited the Summer Capital at Nartiang from Sylhet (now in Bangladesh). The bank of Thlumuwi stream with the cascading Muwi falls which overlook the stone bridge presents a memorable scenic view to every visitor.


Jarain Pitcher Plant

It is located in Jarain village of Amlarem Civil Sub-Division, the Lake is about 19 kms from Jowai. It is centred around Pitcher Plant theme to attract attention of visitors to the Pitcher Plant which is not only unique to the area but also unique for its carnivorous qualities.


Umiaknieh Stone Bridge and Krangsuri falls

Krangshuri is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the District. It is located in the Amlarem Civil Sub Division. To transform the place into a tourist destination the District Administration has initiated steps to construct chiseled and graveled footpaths and view points to enable visitors to better appreciate the beauty of the waterfall and its surroundings. The footpaths are hewn from the natural multi colored stones available in the area, no cement has been used and stones have been placed symmetri¬cally to enhance the aesthetic appeal of the area..



It is located at about 50 kms from Jowai, the village is famous for the caves system, some of which are tourist friendly. On the Syndai-Muktapur-Dawki road is a bathing pool known as Rupasor Bathing Ghat. Traditions had it that this pool was hewn out of rock by Jaintia warriors for Jaintiapur princesses to bathe and swim.



It is located 54 kms from Jowai and 91 kms from Shillong, it is famous for the Umngot river and the heritage Dawki Bridge built by the British connecting East Khasi Hills and West Jaintia Hills District. Dawki, stands on the International Borderline of India and Bangladesh.



It is located in the War-Jaintia area of the District, about 54 kms from Jowai, Shnongpdeng a village on the bank of the river Umngot is an ideal village for those interested in adventurous water tourism. Far from the din and bustle of city life, it provides a refreshing and idyllic moment for those who want a soothing, calm experience.