The Gateway To Northeast India

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Guwahati Tourism | Image Resource :

One of the famous places of North East India is Guwahati situated in the state of Assam. The city is fast developing due to its stress on tourism and the also due to the business and industrial influx. The city is also home many species of animals such as Rhinoceros, Pythons, Asian Elephants, Tigers, Gaurs and some endangered birds.

Get Treated Like Gods in Guwahati

There are several nicknames given to the city of Guwahati such as the Gateway to Northeast India, The City of Temples and the Light of the East. Guwahati tourism has come to the forefront and to accommodate the flow of tourists into the city, several hotels and lodges have cropped up.

The city treats the visitors and guests very well and the people are quite friendly. It is easy to reach Guwahati by air since there are as many as 110 flights on a daily basis. Jet Airways, Jet Lite, Indigo and GoAir are some of the airlines that provide flight services to the beautiful city of waterfalls and gardens.

You can book into any of the star hotels or the lodges that give you both luxury and comfort and also value for your money. Go in for a packaged tour if you feel that you need guidance while you are in the city. Kiranshree Portico, Hotel Nandan, Hotel Dynasty and Ginger are some of the hotels that you could book yourself into.

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Balaji Temple | Image Resource :

The City of Temples

The above title is apt for the city since the city is surrounded by temples on all the sides. Kamakhya Temple, Umananda Temple, Ugro Tara Temple, Basistha Temple, Balaji Temple, Lankeshwar Temple, Shyam Mandir and Geeta Mandir are some of the temples that tourists could visit to feel peaceful and calm and also to take a look at the architectural beauty of the temples.

If these are not reasons enough, there and other places of attraction in the city such as Assam State Zoo, State Museum, Dipor Bill (wildlife sanctuary and lake), Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra (art and cultural museum), Nehru Park, Dreamland Amusement Park, Soonchali Picnic place and Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary.

Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary

Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary | Image Resource :

Things to Do in Guwahati

Ambubachi Mela- If you are visiting Guwahati in the months of June-July, you can witness the famous Ambubachi Mela held in Kamakhya Temple. Apart from the worshipping of the idols, the fair held there offer a variety of cultural activities and shops from which you can buy innumerable items at budgeted rates.

Go on a cruise of river Brahmaputra and enjoy the scenic beauty and at the same time get a taste of the local cuisine while taking a ride in the local ferry.

Recreational facilities include swimming and golfing. Feel one with the nature and enjoy the time of your life while you indulge in your favourite sports.

If you visit Guwahati in the mid of April, you will be the lucky one to witness the Bohag Bihu festival, which is the mark of New Year of the people of Assam. You can witness the traditional dance and culture of the people of Guwahati and also taste the food there.



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