Famous for: Kamakhya Temple, Assam State Museum, Umananda Temple, Alfresco Grand, Nehru Park, Guwahati Planetarium, Guwahati Zoo, Pobitora WildLife Sanctuary, Navagraha Temple, Madan Kamdev, Fancy Bazar, ISKCON Guwahati, Haajo, Pandu, Bhuvaneshwari Temple, Regional Science Centre, Kaziranga National Park, Dispur, Manas National Park, Dipor Bil
Ideal Visit Time: 5-6 days.
One of the largest city in the Indian state of assam is Guwahati which is formerly known as Gauhati. It is also the largest metropolis in northeastern India. It is also the largest metropolis in northeastern India. In India it is one of the fastest growing cities and a major riverine port city along with hills . Being seated on the south bank of the Brahmaputra, Guwahati is known as the ‘gateway to north east India’. The capitals of the ancient state of Kamarupa were the primitive cities of Pragjyotishpura and Durjaya (north guwahati). Many ancient hindu temples situated in the city those gives it the title of “the city of temples” are kamakhya temple, ugratara temple, basistha temple, doulgovinda and the umananda temple . With LGB international airport to the west and the town of Narengi to the east, guwahati lies between the banks of the Brahmaputra river and the foothills of the Shillong plateau.
Diverse wildlife including rare animals such as Asian elephants, pythons, tigers, rhinoceros, gaurs, primate species, and endangered birds are hosted by the Guwahati regions.
Major Attraction Of Guwahati
How To Reach Guwahati
By air: Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport Guwahati which is located about 20 kilometers (12 mi) west from the heart of the city. It is the eleventh busiest airport in India in total passenger traffic with all major domestic and international airlines which fly’s to Guwahati.
By rail: Northeast frontier railway zone of the Indian railways is the railway under which the city of Guwahati and the northeastern region falls , in the northwest of the city, The headquarters of which is in Malegaon, near Nilachal hills.
By bus: Within the city the length of surfaced roads is 218 km (135 mi). Guwahati is connected with the states west bengal, bihar and rest of India by national highway 27.