North-eastern part of India is still a mystery for many travellers around the world. Infinite myths and legends associated with this region has given it a veil of 'the unknown' that has gained its charisma and beckons a big number of modern travellers. Being recognized as the largest city in the state of Assam it has calm and serene ambiance which will surely win the hearts of every traveller. It not only consists of loveliness but also attracts a major number of crowds to get rejuvenated.
Here is a handy and useful travel guide which will help every enthusiastic traveller to learn more about its transport, places to visit and where to stay, eat and shop. The amazing tourism of Guwahati is blessed with striking lush greenery and gushing waterfalls.
Transport in Guwahati
Guwahati is easily commuted by a good number of buses especially from places like Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Silchar, Sibsagar and many more. Major bus terminus in the city are ISBT, Beltola Charali, Khanapara and many more.
The well maintained roads are serviced by AC, Non AC and luxury buses all during day and night across the major bus routes. Booking bus tickets is quite an easy procedure when booked online from redbus.in, indeed fast and secured. Choose your preferred bus seat and hop on to your bus leaving all worries behind.
Apart from busways, Guwahati is well networked by railways, airways and waterways too. Commuting from nearby cities buses are one of the preferred transports due to cheap tickets compared to others and easy accessibility.
Where to Visit
Kamakhya temple is one of the prominent spots to visit while touring Guwahati. Being seated on the top of Nilachal Hill, western part of the city gives you an alluring view of the lush greenery. There are many places apart from this temple where you can visit like Chandubi Lake, located at the foot of Garo hills, Assam State Muesum, Basistha Ashram Temple and much more.
Eat, Shop and Relax
Guwahati is dotted with delicious eateries like suiting all budgets. Places like Naga Kitchen, Morung Restaurant, Pampara Paradise and many more are where you shall treat your taste buds with authentic Assamese cuisine. There are several other eating choices spread in the city, restaurants like Tandoor and Beatrix where you find dishes from the land of tandoors, burger, sandwiches and lip smacking momos. Places are hangout spots for locals as well as tourists.
Looking for some Retail Therapy? Areas like Paltan Bazaar, Paanbazaar, Fancy Bazaar and many more offers high octane shopping spree. One can invest a good amount of time carrying an empty bag on their shoulder and get busy in buying stuff here.
You may relax in any of the hotels widely ranging from mid-budget to luxury when in Guwahati. Likewise, Hotel Nandan, Ginger, Sunview International and Rains Inn are where you find all luxury amenities. And if you are someone who is satisfied with the basic facilities, take a pick from Riverview Guest House, Hotel Prince B, Hotel City Park and the list continues.