Travel

Some Places of Interest


Sualkuchi

Sualkuchi is one of the world's largest weaving villages often called the Manchester of the East. This silk town of the East produces three unique varieties of silks, the Golden Muga, the White Pat and the warm Eri.

National Parks & Wildlife Sanctuaries


Manas National Park: The only Tiger Project in Assam, Manas, 176 km from Guwahati is one of the nine Tiger Reserves for conservation of wildlife in India. It is situated on the bank of the river Manas. Manas has its own peculiar faunal features, with the hispid hare, Pigmy hog and the fascinating Golden Langur.

Kaziranga National Park

In the heart of Assam, located on the banks of the mighty Brahamputra River, this park is one of the last areas in eastern India undisturbed by a human presence. It is inhabited by the world's largest population of one-horned rhinoceroses, as well as many mammals, including tigers, elephants, panthers and bears, and thousands of birds. With Open country covered mostly with elephant grass, Kaziranga gives visitors a chance to see the fauna at fairly close quarters.

What to See in Guwahati

Kamakhya Temple
Situated atop the Nilachal Hills, the foremost shrine of Assam, Kamakhya is an ancient seat of Tantrik and Shakti cults of Hinduism. A little distance from Kamakhya temple is Bubhaneshwari temple from where one can have a panoramic view of the Brahmaputra River and the city.

Sukreswar Temple
Close by the North Brooke Gate, built to welcome the then Viceroy of India, Lord North Brooke, Sukreswar temple is famous for the Sixth Jyotirlinga of India.

Umananda Temple

Acomodation in Guwahati

Hotel Dynasty (4-star), S. S. Road, Guwahati- 781001. Ph. 2510496-99 E-mail dynasty_hotel@sify.com , Fax-2522112, Website- www.fhrai.com

Hotel Rajmahal (4-star), A. T. Road, Guwahati- 781001, Ph-2522476-483, 511602-607, Fax-639282, E-mail hotelrajmahal@vsnl.net , Website- www.fhrai.com

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