Jakrem is located about 64 km from Shillong
, the capital of Meghalaya
. It 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. Peoples 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.
Guwahati Junction Railway Station is the nearest railhead, about 100 km from Shillong. Buses ply between Shillong and Guwahati. Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport at Guwahati is the nearest airport.