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Ri Kynjai Resort Overview

Location: Ucc Road, Uminiuh Khawn,Ri Bhoi District, Shillong, Meghalaya 

Check In Time: 02:00 PM
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM

Ri Kynjai - Serenity By The Lake offers you the perfect getaway from the urban hubbub. Nature lovers can choose to luxuriate in perfectly appointed cottages, undergo traditional Khasi spa treatments and dine on local delicacies. Translates from Khasi as ‘land of serene environs’.

Ri Kynjai Resort presiding over the picturesque Umiam Lake, 18kms from Shillong, is aptly named ‘Ri Kynjai – Serenity by the Lake’. The distinctive lake view cottages which are supported on tall circular stilts, are derived from vernacular Khasi architecture and portray the transition from tradition to modernity with an unusual interpretation of the upturned boat roof in metallic thatch fused to modern gables.

Designed with an eye for detail, the intricately framed ceiling is set off by red pine walls and flooring. The fireplace in the living - bedroom area, adds a cozy intimacy to cool nights. Wooden steps lead up to a loft which serves as auxiliary space. At the garden area are the Dining Room, Bar and conference facilities - all with a panoramic view of the lake, hills and forest.

The Dining Room and Bar, ‘Sao Aiom’ serves Indian, Continental, Chinese and Northeastern specialities. The restaurant and bar by the lake, Sao Aiom, (four seasons) serves Indian, Chinese and Continental cuisine, as well as Northeastern specialties.

Ri Kynjai Resort package includes stay in Lake View Cottages which includes a sleeping and living area, bathroom, dressing room, and opens out to a balcony overlooking the azure waters of the Umiam Lake. Package also includes discounted vouchers for food, spa and also a trail experience into the forest which makes it a perfect deal with the comfortable stay to complete the experience as a whole.

Highlights of 
Ri Kynjai Resort:

Stay in luxury Lake View Cottages.
Taste the authentic food at the in house Traditional dining with an offer of 20% off INR 1000/head.
Complimentary trekking experience worth INR 2000/head.
Rejuvenate your senses with Spa facilities at an offer of INR 750/head.

How To Reach Ri Kynjai Resort?
The Resort is situated at a distance of 16 KM from Shillong Airport. Shared & private cabs are easily accessible to the spot. 


  • Stay in luxury Lake View Cottage which can be booked on double occupancy basis. All the rooms have a king size bed with fresh linen and pillows with attached bathrooms that are modern and have geysers for hot water supply.Rooms have air conditioners, telephone, wifi, TV, coffee/Tea maker etc. Also essentials such as towels, bathrobe, slippers and basic toiletries are provided.


  • Buffet Breakfast Meal.
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  • Lunch & Dinner can be availed on additional cost with the discount coupon worth INR 1000/head included in the package.

Other Inclusions

  • Free WiFi
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  • Power Backup
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  • Free Parking
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  • Luggage Assistance
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  • Restaurant
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  • Doctor on Call
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  • Housekeeping
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  • Room Service
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  • Premium Toiletries
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  • Laundry Service (Additional Charge)

Things To Carry

  • Thrillophilia vouchers
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  • Valid ID Proof
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  • Camera
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Extra pair of clothes


  • Children aged 07 years and above are considered adults at this property.
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  • There are dustbins everywhere to throw stuff as the place is very strict about cleanliness and travellers littering may be fined.
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  • Plucking of flowers/fruits is strictly prohibited in-house or in the surrounding areas
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  • Meals are not served in the rooms. Guests are requested to take meals only at the restaurant.
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  • ID proof is mandatory for each individual guest at the time of booking, and also upon arrival.
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  • Any breakage or damage of any items in the resort will be charged at actual.
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  • Pets are not allowed.
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  • There is no age requirement for check-in.
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  • All foreign nationals must be able to share their passport and visa details prior to their stay.
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  • For a hygienic stay, the staff daily clean the rooms and the common areas.
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  • The sanitizer dispensers have been placed in all common areas such as front desk, receptions, and elevators.
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  • To ensure 100% safety for the guests, the hospitality brand is following an expansive range of preventative actions like zero breach of no contact policy and effectively maintaining social and physical distancing.
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  • The Extra bed here refers to the mattress in the room on the floor.

Ri Kynjai Resort: Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Ri Kynjai Resort: Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Ri Kynjai Resort: Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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    People Also Ask About Ri Kynjai Resort

    1. Which popular attractions are close to Ri Kynjai?

      Nearby attractions include Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures (7.9 km), Umiam Lake (1.7 km), and Umiam Lake (1.6 km).

    2. What are some of the property amenities at Ri Kynjai?

      Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.

    3. What food & drink options are available at Ri Kynjai?

      Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.

    4. Is parking available at Ri Kynjai?

      Yes, free parking is available to guests.

    5. What are some restaurants close to resort?

      Conveniently located restaurants include Soilyna Huts Restaurant, YOU & I - Arts Cafe, and Pizza Barn.

    6. Does resort have an airport shuttle?

      Yes, Ri Kynjai offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.

    7. Are any cleaning services offered at resort?

      Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.

    8. Does resort offer any business services?

      Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.

    9. Which languages are spoken by the staff at resort?

      The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Hindi.

    10. Does resort have any great views?

      Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.

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