Guwahati Travel Info in Assam, India

Guwahati (Gauhati) is the most important starting point for scheduling any itinerary in the North East India. You can have access to all kinds of connectivity to reach major tourist attractions in the region covering the states of Assam, Arunachal, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura. The beautiful river of Brahmaputra is a focal point of Guwahati lush hills of the Shillong Plateau provide a verdant backdrop for the suburbs. Commonly referred as the “City of temples” it is famous for the Kamakhya Temple attracting thousands of pilgrim everyday from various parts of the country. The place acts as a perfect base for planning any holiday itinerary of North East India and visiting all the allied tourist spots of the region.

Guwahati offer various local sightseeing spots such as Dipor Beel - A bird-watchers paradise, especially in winter when the migratory birds come down. During winters it becomes a popular picnic spot. On the southern part of Guwahati you can find the Rani Garbhanga Reserve Forest where a number of Karbi communities reside across the hilly region. These tribal communities continue to practice a "traditional" lifestyle, engaging in shifting cultivation and following other cultural and daily practices. Assam State Zoo comprises of diverse species of animals and birds for wildlife lovers and the Assam state museum is a living representation of ancient sculptures, traditional artefacts, livelihood, the economy of Assam and much more.

Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary approximately one hour journey from Guwahati is home to great Indian one-horned Indian Rhinoceros as well as Leopard, Wild Boar, Barking Deer, Wild Buffalo and more than 2000 migratory birds and various reptiles.

Accommodation of varied budgets with all kinds of amenities is available across the Guwahati (Gauhati) Town for different kinds of tourists. During summer it is hot and humid in Guwahati whereas monsoons from June to September experience quite heavy showers however winters from October to March the temperatures are moderate to cool enabling a perfect climatic conditions for tourist to visit and enjoy the place.

To Reach

By Rail : Guwahati is well connected by train with major cities like Kolkata, New Delhi, Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram, Chennai, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Bhubaneswar, Puri, Vizag, Lucknow, Patna, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Siliguri and Mumbai. All major trains travel to Guwahati for domestic and international tourists to reach the place.

By Road : National Highways connect Guwahati with major towns of the country and both government and private buses ply along the route. Day and night bus facilities are available regularly. National Highway 27 connects Guwahati with the states West Bengal, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat. This highway connects Guwahati with Silchar and further connecting the city to the states of Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura

By Air : Guwahati has a Airport - Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, which has both National and International Airlines services from various locations of the country approximately 20 kms from the main town. Daily and weekly flights are available to Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Bangkok, Paro and other important destinations.

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