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Activities in Guwahati

  

Once here, you must visit the Guwahati Zoo, which is the largest natural zoo of the country. The various museums-the State Museum, Anthropological Museum, Forest Museum, and Cottage Industries Museum-are treasure houses of Assam's rich cultural past.The Guwahati planetarium, located on MG Road, is one of the finest in the country.

To complete your tour of Guwahati , you must visit the  Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra. Built
in the 1990's, this modern complex provides a one-stop review of the artistic excellence of the region.

Events in Guwahati

The most notable festival in Guwahati is the Bohag Bihu, which marks the beginning of the Assamese New Year and falls sometime in mid-April. Various local delicacies like pithas, larus, and other sweetmeats are available then. All these preparations are strictly vegetarian. The Durga Puja, celebrated in the month of October, is another major festival. In the months of June-July, there is the famous Ambubashi Mela at Kamakhya temple that attracts thousands of pilgrims from all over the country.
Events in Guwahati

Getting There & Away to Guwahati

Flights to Guwahati
There are regular flight services to Guwahati from Delhi, Kolkata, Imphal, Agartala, Aizwal, Dibrugarh and Jorhat.
Trains to Guwahati
The busy and overcrowded Paltan Bazar railway station of Guwahati is the destination for many trains from every corner of India. There are regular trains connecting Guwahati to Delhi, Kolkata, New Jalpaiguri, Chennai, Bhubaneshwar, Mumbai, Bangalore and Kochi.
Car and Bus service to Guwahati
The excellent road network links Guwahati with Shillong, Kaziranga, Dimapur, Siliguri, Bomdila, Silchar, Hajo and Sualkuchi.

 


Getting Around in Guwahati


Taxis are available but are without meters and fairs have to be negotiated. The same procedure applies to auto-rickshaws. There is, however, an extensive network of city bus services.
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