Ruparsor bathing ghat, Jaintia Hills

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Ruparsor Bathing Ghat, flanked on the Jowai Muktapur road, comes under the list of principle attractions in Jowai, Meghalaya. The ghat is situated only at a distance of 8kms from Dawki, another major spot for tourists. The bathing ghat which is embedded in granite is believed to have been constructed at the order of the then Jaintia king with the help of the masons called, U Luh Lyngskor Lamare and U Mar Phalyngki.

The pool is 19 ½ in length, has a width of 15 ft. and is 5 ft deep. It was made for the recreational purposes of the royal family and was accommodated with changing rooms towards the west. The bathing ghat gets its water from the Ruparsor stream which flows through a ridge that resembles the curved trunk of an elephant.

The Ruparsor bathing ghat with its serene surrounding is a pleasant tourist spot that’s worth visiting. It's cyan colored water dazzles the eye and makes the traveler want to dive in and rejuvenate himself with its coolness.

The best way to get to this tourist place is to get a tour bus or book a private car from Shillong.


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