Jakrem - The Hot Spot

Try the hot water spring at the Jakrem - Meghalaya!!

Jakrem located about 64 km from Shillong on the Shillong-Mawkyrwat road, is famous for its hot water springs of sulphur water which is believed to have curative medicinal properties. Jakrem has now developed as a potential health resort. People from all parts of the region throng here to take a dip in the hot spring. Bathing compartments are available around the spring for the use of the public. It is also a favourite picnic spot during winter.

Several places in Meghalaya resonate with the sound of thundering waterfalls that cascade down hill slope, spraying its surroundings with a delicate mist of water. In and around Shillong there are numerous waterfalls : Bishop Falls, Elephant Falls, Spread Eagle Falls, Sweet Falls, Crinoline Falls and Beadon Falls are the best known.

In Sohra, the heavy rainfall has sculpted many natural rock formations and waterfalls. The cascading Nohsngithiang waterfalls at Mawsmai, the hauntingly beautiful Nohkalikai falls, and the Dain Thlen falls, where according to folklore, a man-eating monster called the Thlen. was chopped into pieces. Natural rock carvings of the episode draw visitors to see the image of the Thlen, the symbol of greed, corruption and evil. The Jaintia Hills and the Garo Hills too have their share of beautiful waterfalls, notably the Tyrchi falls en route to Jowai and the Pelga falls near Tura in Garo Hills.

Location: East Khasi Hills District

Jakrem - Tour Photos