Jarain Pitcher Plant Lake
Pitcher Plant Lake is named after the pitcher garden that surrounds it. The Government of Meghalaya (Soil and Water Conservation Department) built it.. Nepenthenes khasiana pitcher plants spread over a distance of 50,000 sq m. It enhances the look of the entire place as everything from the boathouse to the fountain in the centre of the lake has been made to depict the symbolizing pitcher plant. A pretty lake sits placidly amid gravelled footpaths, arch bridges, a pitcher plant garden and green house -interpretation centre. The railings of the boathouse are styled on the pitcher plant. The pitcher plant replica in the middle of the lake is a perfect setting for a leisurely boat ride. There are paddleboats for visitors to enjoy the greenery of the low-lying hillocks around. Four boats have been provided and the lake attracts many visitors from far and near. On a beautiful day, the placid waters perfectly reflect the image of the nearby hillocks. The Jarain Pitcher Plant Lake is also an ideal place for bird watchers as a number of migratory birds flock to these areas. The best time to visit this place is between November-June. The lake is most suitable for enjoyable boat rides.