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Guwahati is categorised as Business and Transit

Brahmaputra River
Ugratara Temple (Photo Courtesy: dkonwar)
Steps to the Temple (Photo Courtesy: dkonwar)
Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra (photo courtesy: Bishnu Saikia)
Sculpture at Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra (Photo Courtesy: Bishnu Saikia)
The Umananda temple on Peacock Island (Photo Courtesy: Rajuonline)
Entrance to the Hayagriva Madhab Temple (Photo Courtesy: Jugal Bharali)
Basistha Temple (Photo Courtesy: Lachitbarphukan)
Navagraha Temple (Photo Courtesy: Saptarshi Chowdhury)
Tiger at the Zoo (Photo Courtesy: Mandeep Singh)
Kamakhya Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 March 2011)

Reasons to Visit
  • Guwahati on the Brahmaputra River is the largest city in the North-East Region of India.
  • Gateway to neighboring state of Meghalaya / Arunachal Pradesh and Wildlife sanctuaries and tea plantations of Assam.
  • Major regional Airport and railhead and receives trains from all over India.
  • Guwahati is home to largest tea auction market in India.
  • Kamakhya temple (One of the Shaktipeetha temples) dedicated to the Goddess Kamakshya is a well visited temples in the area.
Access Information

Guwahati has 6 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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6 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Guwahati

Getaway (1-3 nights)2
Short Break (4-6 nights)2
Holiday (7 or more)2

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List of Holidays for Guwahati


  • Guwahati Gateway (2 Nights)
  • Guwahati Shillong Getaway (3 Nights)

Short Break

  • Arunachal Break (6 Nights)
  • Guwahati - Shillong Break with Kaziranga (5 Nights)


  • Best of Arunachal with Kaziranga (8 Nights)
  • Best of Arunachal with Kaziranga and Shillong (10 Nights)

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Guwahati has 11 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Guwahati Airport and Hotel in GuwahatiRs. 1454
Pickup/Drop between Guwahati Airport and Hotel in PabitoraRs. 2582

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Full Day Guwahati SightseeingRs. 2277

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Guwahati Pickup and Drop to JorhatRs. 6572
Guwahati Pickup and Drop to KazirangaRs. 5450
Guwahati Pickup and Drop to ManasRs. 3521
Guwahati Pickup and Drop to NameriRs. 5280
Guwahati Pickup and Drop to ShillongRs. 4118
Guwahati Pickup and Drop to TezpurRs. 4107

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Guwahati Railway Station and Hotel in GuwahatiRs. 1454
Pickup/Drop between Guwahati Railway Station and Resort in PabitoraRs. 2348

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8 Travel Ideas listed for Guwahati. Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Assam Bengal Brahmaputra Riverine Cruises
  • Guwahati Break
  • Guwahati Pilgrimage
  • Mahabaahu Cruise - Brahmaputra Cruise Experience
  • Pabitora & Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary

Festivals linked to Guwahati (Assam)

  • Bihu
  • Brahmaputra Beach Festival
  • Magh Bihu

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    The Kamakhya Temple is a Shakti Peeth temple situated in western part of Guwahati. It is an important Hindu pilgrimage destination and also visited by Tantric worshipers.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple, Shaktipeetha
    A touristy evening cruise to experience mighty Brahmaputra river and take some pictures of the area around the sunset.
    Sunset Cruise
    The Sukreswar Temple is an important 18th century Shiva temple of Assam set on a hill on the south bank of river Brahmaputra
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Iskcon Temple in Guwahati is a typical Iskcon temple which impressive architecture. Its is a happening in pilgrimage sense in the evening with devotees and Kirtan sessions.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Iskcon Temple
    Balaji temple in Betkuchi area of Guwahati with its striking South Indian architecture is unlike the other temples of this area. In the evening illuminated by electric lights.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Vishnu
    Ugratara Temple is an 18th Century Devi temple in heart of Guwahati. The temple is popularly visited by locally and regionally all round the year.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    Umananda Temple is a late 17th century Shiva Temple located at Peacock island in middle of river Brahmaputra River just off Guwahati.It is known as smallest inhabited Riverine Island in the world. Country boats that are available on the bank of Brahmaputra take the visitors to the island.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Guwahati Planetarium is a premier centre of astronomical research in Assam. Its distinctive having a dome, sloping walls and uses the Japanese Goto GX instrument offering a very good quality experience. Besides daily shows, the Planetarium also regularly organises seminars, workshops and conferences etc. for students and the local community.
    Assam State Museum has large collection categorised under Epigraphy, Sculptures (stone, wood, metal and terracotta), Miscellaneous, Natural History, Crafts, Anthropology & Folk Art & Arms section.
    Heritage Museum
    Guwahati is home to Navagraha Temple. Enshrined in these temples are nine Shivalingams representing the nine planets with a Shivaligam in the centre symbolising the Sun.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Navagraha Temple
    Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra is a cultural institution in Guwahati named after poet-playwright and reformer Srimanta Sankardeva. It includes a cultural museum, library and various facilities for preserving, demonstrating and performing cultural items, besides a childrens park. Adjacent to Srimanta Shankardev Kalakshetra, Shilpgram is a crafts village promotes local art and culture.
    Museum, Arts Crafts Culture
    Heritage Museum, Craft Village
    The Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden is the largest of its kind in the North East region and it is spread across 175 hectare area and is part of a reserved forest. The zoo is home to about 100+ species of animals and birds.
    Nature Park
    Basistha Ashram is a Shiva temple and believed to be the home of Sage Vasishtha. Sage Vasishtha is believed to have meditated around the area. The ashram is located on city outskirts from Guwahati as a part of reserve forest.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Hajo is an ancient pilgrimage centre for three religions: Hindus, Buddhists, and Muslims on the banks of the Brahmaputra River at 24 kms from Guwahati. The area is dotted with a number of ancient temples (18th century) including Vishnu and Ganesha temple. Some Buddhists believe that Buddha attained Nirvana at one of the temples here. Hajo is also a Muslim pilgrimage centre since the mosque known as the Poa Mecca (1/4th Mecca) is thought to have some of the sanctity of the Mecca pilgrimage.
    Temple or Holy Place, Mosque or Dargah, Monastery
    Mosque, Lord Krishna, Buddhist Monastery, Lord Ganesha
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Pobitora wildlife sanctuary on outkskirts of Guwahati is where one arrives for Jeep safari for sighting One horned Rhinos and wide ranging bird life.
    Jeep Safaris

Destinations within reach from Guwahati

  • Jorhat ( 310 Km )

    Jorhat is base town for many a plantations around the area and from where Gibbon Sanctuary and more

  • Silchar ( 317 Km )

    Silchar is a railhead and Airport at the Southern end of Assam. Silchar is a border town and more

  • Bomdila ( 320 Km )

    Bomdila is lies enroute to Tawang and guests stay here for a night before moving onwards to more

  • Falakata ( 341 Km )

    Falakata is a tea plantation area and lies in close proximity to Jaldapara and Garumara wildlife more

  • Sibsagar ( 360 Km )

    Sibsagar is a fast developing town in commercial, industrial and educational activities on Jorhat more

  • Chalsa ( 412 Km )

    Chalsa in the Doors region (1800 ft) is spread over 130 kms by 40 kms and is known for its tea more

  • Tinsukia ( 490 Km )

    Tinsukia is an industrial and commercial centre of Assam dealing in agricultural products such as more

Average Day / Night Temperature of Guwahati,Assam,India

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
GS RoadRoad that disects the city and where a few mid-segment hotels are located.Business4
MG RoadOne that overlooks Brahmaputra and recommended location for any traveller to stay.Business/Holiday1
Station Area2 kms radius around Railway station where mid-segment business hotels are situated. The area also can be considered as a city centre area.Transit/Business-
Tapesia25 kms from town centre, just off NH-37 in close proximity to Pobitora and Amchang wildlife sanctuaryGetaway-
VIP Road9 kms from Railway station around the IHM CampusBusiness-
NH-37 Guwahati OutskirtsLocality - NH-37 Guwahati Outskirts, AssamTransit/Business1
Airport in Guwahati
  • Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport ( GAU ) , Guwahati
Railway Stations in Guwahati
  • Guwahati ( GHY ), Guwahati
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