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One of the most famous Shakti Peethas in India, Kamakhya Temple is a venerated shrine in Assam. One of the oldest temples in Guwahati associated with the legend of Shiva and Daksha Yagna, Kamakhya Temple is a famous temple and visited by millions of devotees. Renowned for its legendary tales, Kamakhya Temple is located on the Nilachal Hill with a splendid complex of 6 temples and 6 monuments inside it.
The temple is listed among the famous tourist places in Guwahati and associated with a legend that says during the month of June, the waters of River Brahmaputra turn red due to the Goddess’ menstruating blood. The scenic beauty encompassing the complex of Kamakhya Temple is breathtaking and one can look forward to exploring various artistic sculptures here. Kamakhya Temple is best visited during the months of September and October when there is a fantastic celebration of the festival of Durga Puja for five days.
Location: Kamakhya Temple, Kamakhya, Guwahati
Timings: 5:30 am to 10:00 pm
Entry Fee/charges: Free to visit
Distance from Guwahati Bus Stand: 133 kilometres
Location: Assam State Museum, Gopinath Bordoloi Road, Near Dighalipukhuri Park, Ambari, Guwahati
Timings: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (Closed on Mondays, 2nd, and 4th Saturday)
Entry Fee/charges: INR 5
Popular as the largest zoo in North East India, Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden is situated in the Hengrabari Reserved Forest. Home to a number of animals, birds and reptiles, this place is a popular tourist attraction if you are a wildlife enthusiast. Also called ‘green lung’ for Guwahati, Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden is a nice place to indulge in awareness activities and encourage animal welfare and education.
Offering a natural habitat for flora and fauna, this place is a great place to relax and unwind in the realm of nature when you are in Guwahati. Some of the popular animals which you can see in Guwahati Zoo are Royal Bengal tiger, white tiger, white rhino, black panther, Asiatic lion, deer, sambhar deer etc.
Location: Assam State Zoo-cum-Botanical Garden, Zoo Road, Japorigog, Guwahati
Timings (If Applicable):7:00 am to 4:30 pm
Entry Fee/charges (If Applicable): INR 30
Distance from Guwahati Bus Stand: 12.7 Kilometer
One of the most famous tourist places to visit in Guwahati for lovers of astronomy, Guwahati Planetarium attracts a number of visitors. If you love knowing more about the universe, Guwahati Planetarium is an enthusiastic retreat to dive into the celestial space.
Along with enhancing your knowledge
of solar system and universe, Guwahati Planetarium is known as a popular
astronomical research centre. Tourists here can look forward to enjoying a
number of seminars and exhibitions along with witnessing some celestial events
like an eclipse or a meteor shower closely when arrangements are made to
attract a number of visitors.
Location: Guwahati Planetarium, M G Road, Near Gauhati High Court, Latasil, Uzan Bazar, Guwahati
Timings (If Applicable): 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Entry Fee/charges (If Applicable): INR 30 for adults
Distance from Guwahati Bus Stand: 121 kilometres
Location: Nehru Park, Cotton College Road, Pan Bazaar, Guwahati
Timings (If Applicable): 10:00 am to 8:00 pm (Closed on Thursdays)
Entry Fee/charges (If Applicable): Adults: INR 10, Kids- INR -5Distance from Guwahati Bus Stand: 1.8 Kilometer
Location: Umananda Temple, Peacock Island, North Guwahati, Guwahati
Timings (If Applicable): 5:30 am to 6:00 pm
Entry Fee/charges (If Applicable): Free Entry
Distance from Guwahati Bus Stand: 121 kilometres
Location: Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Forest Range Office Road, Pabitara, Assam
Timings (If Applicable): 6:30 AM to 5 PM
Entry Fee/charges (If Applicable): 50 INR
Distance from Guwahati Bus Stand: 82 kilometres
Gear up to be mesmerised by a serene day spent at Alfresco Grand Cruise. Offering an evening river cruise on the waters of Brahmaputra, visiting Alfresco Grand Cruise is one of the most sought-after activities to do in Guwahati.
One can look forward to an enthralling sunset and a grand dinner to enjoy the day with your loved ones. Along with the delights of live music and cultural activities like folk dance, Alfresco Grand Cruise promises to be a memorable activity to do in Guwahati on your holiday. The three popular types of cruises which you can enjoy here are Luxury river cruise on Alfresco Grand, Party cruises on Alfresco and Houseboat cruises.
Location: Alfresco Cruises, Brahmaputra River, Ferry Ghat, MG Road, North Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam 781030
Timings (If Applicable): 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm and 8 pm to 10 pm
Entry Fee/charges (If Applicable): INR 800
Distance from Guwahati Bus Stand: 122 kilometres
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Fling yourselves into a world of adventure with some great activities that can be experienced in and around Guwahati. These adventure activities allow you to enjoy yourselves in the best possible way with your friends and family, and bring back remarkable memories that will light up your face every time you think pf them. Some adventure activities to look into in Guwahati include:
· Rock Climbing
· White Water Rafting
Trekking in Guwahati can be a mesmerising experience because of the unique sights that come upon you at every turn of the road. The soul-stirring natural beauty of Assam is reflected in full force in Guwahati, and trekking is a great way to experience it intimately. Some of the best treks in Guwahati include:
· Nilachal Hills
· Sri Surya Pahar
· Assam State Zoo
· Garbhanga Forest Reserve
· Kaziranga National Park
· David Scott Trail Shillong
Rock climbing in Guwahati is a glorious way to truly immerse yourself in the majesty of the mountains of Assam. There is no better way of understanding the might of the sheer cliffs than by actually trying to scale them. Though a challenging activity, rock climbing in Guwahati is one of the best ways to build special memories:
· Assam State Zoo
· Assam Mountaineering Association
· Global Adventure Association Natural Rock Field
· Late Rohini Bhuyan Memorial Rock Field
· Charan Beel Lake
· Basitha Reserve Forest
Kayaking is one of the most famous adventure activities that tourists can enjoy in Guwahati. This activity allows you to experience the majestic currents of the rivers and the beautiful scenery of Guwahati. Kayaking is also a unique way to bond with your friends and family. It allows you to enjoy adrenaline-pumping adventure that can be recalled for years afterwards. Some great places to kayak in Guwahati include:
· Charan Beel Lake
· Brahmaputra River
Night time in the mountains is always magical, but to be encamped in the midst of the densely carpeted landscape of Assam is an altogether other-worldly experience that is hard to match. Muted cricket chirps are the only sounds that break the stillness of the night, and only the moon and the stars light up the sky. Camping in Guwahati is not an activity to be missed, so you can enjoy it at:
· Kawasing Eco Camp
· Eco Camp Nameri
· Chandubi Jungle Camp
· Nature Hunt Eco Camp, Kaziranga National Park
· Kaziranga Jungle Camping
Driving on the long, winding and traffic free roads around Guwahati is a great pleasure, especially for those who often find themselves in chaotic city traffic. A road trip not only grants you this pleasure, it also allows you to experience the sight and sounds of Assam with the ease and comfort of your car or bike. Some great locations for a road trip around Guwahati include:
· Kaziranga National Park, Assam- 195 kilometres approx.
· Cherrapunji, Meghalaya- 150 kilometres approx.
· Shillong, Meghalaya- 100 kilometres approx.
· Nongpoh, Assam- 50 kilometres approx.
· East Garo Hills, Meghalaya- 195 kilometres approx.
· Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya- 177 kilometres approx.
· West Garo Hills, Meghalaya- 210 kilometres approx.
· Jorhat, Assam- 312 kilometres approx.
· Haflong, Assam- 170 kilometres approx.
Guwahati is not just a spellbinding destination for trekking and other adventure sports. It is also a culturally enriching experience. Experiencing the local culture is crucial when you are in Guwahati in order to experience the true spirit of Assam. Art is a great way of doing so. Some of the best places for an art and culture experience in Guwahati include:
· Assam State Museum
· Ecological Museum
· Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra
· Treasure Wheel
· Kamakhya Museum
· Kamakhya Temple
· Sankardev Kalakshetra Science Museum
· Umananda Temple
· Kusum Art Studio
Riding a two-wheeler in the still and serene region around Guwahati is a fantastic way of enjoying the natural beauty of Guwahati. Biking in Guwahati can be enjoyed whether via bicycles or motor bikes. Both are equally fun and memorable. There are many routes that you can take in order to get the best experience of the road. Some of these include:
· Guwahati to Kaziranga National Park, Assam- 195 kilometres approx.
· Guwahati to Majuli, Assam- 345 kilometres approx.
· Guwahati to Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya (via Shillong) - 150 kilometres approx.
· Guwahati to Dawki, Assam- 195 kilometres approx.
· Guwahati to Tezpur, Assam- 175 kilometres approx.
· Guwahati to Haflong, Assam- 170 kilometres approx.
· Guwahati to Shillong, Meghalaya - 100 kilometres approx.
· Guwahati to Nongpoh, Meghalaya- 50 kilometres approx.