(Last Updated on : 04-09-2019)
Built by the Soil and Water Conservation Department of the Government
, the Jarain Pitcher Plant Lake is situated amidst the local vegetation
of the carnivorous Nepenthenes Khasiana pitcher plants
. These plants cover an area of almost 50,000 sq. m enhancing the look of the entire surrounding area.
Overview of Jarain Pitcher Plant Lake
The Jarain Pitcher Plant Lake consists of a boat house, a pitcher plant replica fountain in the middle of the lake, a greenhouse, an arched bridge and gravelled pathways for tourists to enjoy a relaxing stroll along the lake. The Jarain Pitcher Plant Lake gets its name from the garden of pitcher plants surrounding it and everything around this placid lake is made to depict the pitcher plant. The Jarain Pitcher Plant Lake is also an ideal place for bird watchers as a number of migratory birds
flock to the area.
Visiting Information on Jarain Pitcher Plant Lake
The nearest railway station
is at Guwahati
at a distance of 174 km from the lake and is the closest from Shillong
at a distance of about 72 km.
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