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Guwahati Tourism | How to Plan a Trip to Guwahati

Guwahati is an apt Gateway of North-East, replete in ancient sites, lush natural beauty and the starting point of wonderful vacations.


  • Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati
Guwahati At a Glance
  • Average Climate:20°C - 32°C
  • Best Time to Visit:October - April
  • STD Code:0361

Guwahati Tourism | Guwahati Travel Guide

Guwahati is one of the best travel destinations in North East India as it has wildlife, ancient temples, shopping, food, and vibrant nightlife. It is also called the ‘Gateway to North East’ as it opens doors to other beautiful places in Assam and neighbouring states like Meghalaya. This picture-perfect city is located on the banks of the Brahmaputra River. Guwahati is widely famous for its lovely hillocks and scenic beauty that attracts domestic and international travelers. Plus, Guwahati is also a major business hub and ranks among the fastest-growing cities in the world. Overall, this city has exceptional beauty, attractions, fun, and historical connection that will keep you excited in so many ways. 

Guwahati is a place where tourists can find anything from excellent accommodation, commercial hubs, buzzing nightlife, an international airport, local flavors, and a range of temples. So, be it religious tourists, wildlife lovers, party freaks, or culture enthusiasts, Guwahati Tourism has everything to make their holiday memorable. When on holiday to Guwahati, make a point to visit ISKCON Temple, Bhuvaneshwari Temple, Assam State Zoo, Kamakhya Temple, and other places of interest. 

For more information on Guwahati tourism, we have curated this comprehensive travel guide to help you explore the city to the fullest. 

Wildlife Tourism in Guwahati

Wildlife lovers can visit Guwahati and explore the rich flora and fauna at Guwahati Zoo. Also called Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden, it is one of the finest attractions in Guwahati that attracts many wildlife enthusiasts from all over the country. It is also the largest zoo in the North East Indian region. It provides shelter to horned Indian rhinoceros, brow-antlered deer, tiger, golden langur, and more animals, birds, and reptile species. The major place to visit near Guwahati for wildlife tourism is Kaziranga National Park. 

Pilgrimage Tourism in Guwahati

Guwahati is also called the ‘City of Temples’ due to the number of ancient temples located. It was the capital of the ancient state of Kamarupa, and during that time, Ahom Kings built many temples here. Temples like Kamkhya Temple and Umananda Temple are regarded as some of the unique temples in the world. Thus, they have gained popularity among religious tourists. Major festivals of Guwahati are also celebrated in these temples, so when you are on a trip, make sure to attend those for a memorable experience. In addition, many museums, parks, etc., can be explored on a Guwahati city tour. 

Adventure Tourism in Guwahati 

Guwahati has many adventure activities to keep you engaged if you are an adventure lover. River rafting, bungee jumping, parasailing, banana boating, trekking, etc.! The list of adventure activities in Guwahati is endless. Plus, indulging in these sports amidst nature is one of the best experiences that Guwahati tourism offers. The topography of Guwahati is magnificent. With fast-flowing rivers and lush green hills, Guwahati is home to activities suitable for people of all ages. However, trekking and river rafting are the most preferred ones by adventure seekers. 

For more details regarding the Guwahati travel guide, contact our tour experts. You can also plan a holiday in this North East gem through our well-curated Guwahati tour packages. We offer the best deals and cover all the essential services to make your holiday remarkable.





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