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Guwahati Travel

Kamakhya Devi temple in GuwahatiGuwahati – the city capital of the ever green land of Assam. This fascinating place was previously known as ‘Pragjyotishpur’ (the City of Eastern Light). However, later it was changes to Guwahati, where ‘Guwa’, means areca nut and ‘Haat’, means market. A Guwahati Tour with us is something very unique and unlike any other cities. Visit this mesmerizing land and marvel at the surrounding of scenic hills of the eastern flanks of the Himalayan mountain range.

With our Guwahati Tours, you can travel to a lot of interesting tourist attractions. You will be fascinated to see that the way of living, the food habits, the language and specially the physical appearance of the people of Guwahati is completely different from the rest of the country. Explore something unique and different, book our Guwahati Tours!

Few Attracting Places That We Take You With our Guwahati Tours Are as Follows:

Kamakhya Temple:
This is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Guwahati. This mystical temple is situated on the top of the Nilachal hill, around 10 km from the railway station. You will be amazed to know that this temple is believed to be the best among the tantrik shrines of Shakti worship in the world; the Kamakhya Temple was constructed in the 10th century by the Koch king, Naranarayan. Till date animal sacrifice is religiously performed here to appease the Goddess.

Bhubaneshwari Temple:
This temple is situated just above the Kamakhya Temple. Structurally it is smaller than the former. From here you can have a bird’s eye view of the town of Guwahati.

Shiva Temple:
This is a fascinating temple situated on an island in the middle of the Brahmaputra River. You will have to ride a motor boat or a public ferry in order to visit this beautiful temple. You can hire a boat or a ferry from Umananda Ghat.

Navagraha Temple:
This temple is located on top of a hill on the eastern part of Guwahati. This temple is related to the seat of astrology and astronomy. Housed in a red beehive-shaped dome, the central lingam is encircled by further nine domes symbolizing the planets (graha) - Sun (Surya, Ravi), Moon (Chandra, Soma), Venus (Sukra), Mercury (Buddh), Mars (Mangal), Jupiter (Brhaspati) and Saturn (Sani). Two more were later incorporated, Rahu (dragon’s head) and Ketu, (the dragon’s tail), the ascending and descending nodes of the moon.

Guwahati Zoo Vashistha Ashram:
This sere ashram is located around 12 Kms from the railway station. It is an interesting old shrine, with lots of greenery and three beautiful streams, Kanta, Lalita, and Sandhya. Other temples like the Ugratara Temple, famous for its golden deity and buffalo sacrifices, are also major attractions for tourists.

Nature lovers are sure to have the best time with our Guwahati Tours. Visit the various beautiful natural and artificial lakes that will leave your soul and mind refresh. The lakes are Deepor Beel, Dighalipukhuri, Silpukhuri, Nakkatapukhuri and Jorphukhur. These are the best sightseeing options.

If you are a shopaholic, you need not worry at all. With our Guwahati Tours you can take a trip to the most happening shopping areas of the city, like Pan Bazaar, Fansi Bazaar, Paltan Bazaar, Ganeshguri and Beltola Bazaar, etc.

Life, each day at Guwahati would be a complete new exploration. Book our Guwahati Tour right away and see your dreams coming true.

How to Reach:

By Air: Flights are available to Guwahati from many destinations of India including the metropolitan cities.
By Rail: Guwahati is well connected with the rest of India through a good railway network.
By Road: Guwahati can also be reached through road transport from the West Bengal side. From Guwahati, regular bus services are available to most places of Assam and the north-eastern region.

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