The ancient city of Pragjyotishpur or the light of east is the site of modern Guwahati, the Gateway to North Eastern India.
Altitude: 55 meters. Temperature (deg C): Summer- Max. 35, Min. 22. Winter- Max. 26, Min. 10. Rainfall: 180 cms (from May to Sept.) Best Season: October to May.
Places Of Interest:
Janardhan Temple, Navagrah Temple, Umananda Temple, Bhubaneshwari Devi Temple, Assam Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Anthropological Museum , Assam Forest
Museum, Cottage Industries Museum, Museum of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science, Assam State Museum, Dept. of Historical & Antiquarian Research.
Haplong (Hill Station)- 355 kms, Jatinga- 364 kms, Hajo- 32 kms, Kamakhya Temple- 10 kms, Basistha Ashram- 12 kms, Sualkuch- 32 kms, Chandubi Lake- 64 kms, Orang- 150 kms, Darrang- 100 kms, Bhairakunda- 137 kms, Batadrawa- 134 kms, Barpeta- 137 kms, Tezpur- 181 kms, Bhalukpung- 250 kms, Dibrugarh, Digboi, Jorhat, Majuli.
By Air: Connected with Calcutta, Delhi, Bagdogra, Imphal Agartala, Dibrugarh and Dimapur.
By Rail: Connected with New Delhi, Calcutta, Bombay, Madras, Trivandrum, Bangalore, Cochin, Silchar, Tinsukia and Dibrugarh.
By Road: Shillong- 103 kms, Kaziranga National Park- 217 kms, Manas Wildlife Sanctuary- 176 kms, Dimapur- 280 kms, Itanagar- 420 kms, Imphal- 487 kms, Agartala- 599 kms, Aizawal- 538 kms, Gangtok- 624 kms, Darjeeling- 587 kms, Calcutta- 1182 kms and Kohima- 342 kms.