It is the most famous and fabulous city and erstwhile capital of the state Assam. This city is rich in history and date back to 6th century. It is the most developed city in Assam. This amazing city is bisected by the River Brahmaputra. This city is a miniature of complete Assam which depicts collection of entire inhabitants and their life styles. The presence of mighty river Brahmaputra makes this place as romantic and tranquil. The place is blessed with nature beauty in the form of green hills and tea plantation. The excavation sites and artifacts are the most interesting features here. Shopping is another fun filled tourist activity here. It is not only giving a chance to interact with Assamese but also to the other state people. One can even buy a bag full of goodies in a fair cost.
Places to visit
Kaziranga National Park
Kaziranga National Park is the prime attraction here. It was established in 1908 and got the status of National Park in the year of 1974. It is also announced as world heritage site by UNESCO in 1985. One can find several wild life species here.
It is around 7 km from Guwahati and it holds great value in history and archeology. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Shakti. It is well constructed and worth visiting place.
Navagraha temple, Assam State Zoo, Tawang, Bhubaneshwari temple, Manas National Park and Urgo Tara temple
How to reach Guwahati
Guwahati has its own airport
Paltan Bazaar railway station is the major railway junction in Guwahati
Bus facilities are excellent to reach Guwahati from all major parts of Assam.
In summer 25-35 C and in winter 10-20 C and best visited from October to March.