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Guwahati :

Next to the mighty Brahmaputra River, is also Assam's Capital. Host to the world's largest Tea Auctions and full of ancient Hindu Temples. It is divided into two towns housed on either sides of the river - Guwahati and North Guwahati.

Umananda Temple :

A temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated on the Peacock Island in the middle of the river. Connected only through ferries.

Navagarh Temple :

The temple of nine planets, this is known as the center of Astrology and Astronomy since long and is situated on the Chitrachal Hill (East Guwahati).

Kamakhya Temple :

This temple is dedicated to Shakti worship and is a center for Tantrik Hinduism. Sacrifices of Goat are still regularly done here.

Assam State Museum :

Trival Village scenes, weavings, musical instruments and a huge sculpture gallery are the hallmarks of this museum.

Zoo & Botanical Gardens :

Situated near the Guwahati Railway Station this zoo has Tigers, Leopards and Rhinos (famous of Assam), and Double Horned Rhinos from Africa.


Diphu is the Head Quarter to Karbi Anglong District and 271 kms from Guwahati by road. It is connected by N. F. Railway and State Transport Buses from Guwahati. Nearest Airport is Dimapur 54 kms.


The distance from Guwahati to Umrangshu is 224 kms by road. The biggest Hydel plant has come up under North East Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) with dams in the Kopili river. Near Umrangshu, there is a Hot spring (GARAMPANI), the water of which is believed to have medicinal value.


Jatinga is situated 9 kms from Haflong town, the District Head Quarter of North Cachar Hills. Jatinga is famous for bird mystery. The migratory birds come during the month of August to November and it becomes the ornithologist's attraction. From the elevated watch tower one can see them yielding to their death wish and their little plumage dropping down.


Up in the rugged terrains stands Assam's only hill station Haflong where one can see the rainbow down below. It is the district Head Quarter of North Cachar hills District. A beautiful big lake "Haflong Lake" is located in the heart of the Haflong town. Haflong is 345 kms by road from Guwahati and connected by N. F. Railway and State Transport Buses ply from Guwahati.


Located on the Bank of Mahur river and 47 kms from Haflong. Maibong once flourished as the capital of Dimasa, Kachari Kingdom. Stone house and temple of Kachari king can be seen at Maibong.


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