Places to visit near Guwahati under 300kms

Here is the list of 50 Places to visit near Guwahati under 300kms

1. Kaziranga National Park, Assam

3.4 /5 View 40+ photos

171 kms from city center

Home to two-thirds of the world's one horned rhinoceros population, this national park has been declared as a World Heritage Site.

Best Time: October to June

View packages starting from ₹ 8,000

2. Shillong, Meghalaya

4.0 /5 View 21+ photos

133 kms from city center

Known For : Mawlynnong Umiam Lake Elephant Falls

Born in the laps of nature, Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya and offers every one of its bequeathed element for exploration to the wanderlust.

Best Time: September to May

View packages starting from ₹ 5,476

3. Manas National Park, Assam

3.6 /5 View 28+ photos

136 kms from city center

Manas National Park is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, a Project Tiger Reserve, an Elephant Reserve and a Biosphere Reserve in Assam.

Best Time: October to Apr

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4. Nameri National Park, Assam

3.9 /5 View 10+ photos

225 kms from city center

Nameri national park is famous for its elephants and other animals including tigers, leopards, gaurs, wild pigs, sambars, etc. and also for being a bird watchers paradise.

Best Time: November to Apr

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5. Sualkuchi, Assam

2.5 /5 View 15+ photos

34 kms from city center

Known For : Shopping in Sualkuchi Hatisatra Sidheswar Devalaya

Sualkuchi is a small sleepy village that displays the culture and traditions of Assam in its best form.

Best Time: November to March

6. Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya

4.0 /5 View 14+ photos

183 kms from city center

Known For : Double Decker Living Root Bridge Dawki Mawlynnong

The wettest place on the Earth, Cherrapunjee with its clean and pristine surroundings is an excellent place to sit back and unwind.

Best Time: September to May

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7. Goalpara, Assam

2.9 /5 View 7+ photos

151 kms from city center

Known For : Surya Pahar Manas National Park Tukeswari

Goalpara is a scenic town situated on the banks of Brahmaputra river known for its evergreen forests and beautiful landscape and as a great destination for unwinding and relaxing.

Best Time: October to May

8. Tura, Meghalaya

3.6 /5 View 9+ photos

222 kms from city center

Known For : Tura Peak Siju Caves Balpakram National Park

Located in the West Garo hills, Tura provides a spellbinding as well as serene environment as it is quite an unexplored town.

Best Time: Throughout the year

9. Orang National Park, Assam

3.5 /5 View 34+ photos

150 kms from city center

One of the oldest game reserves of the state, The Orang National park located on the shores of river Brahmaputra, is home to various animals, birds, fishes and is one of the more popular tourist destinations of Assam.

Best Time: November to Apr

10. Jowai, Meghalaya

3.8 /5 View 10+ photos

199 kms from city center

Known For : Tryshi Falls Nartiang Monoliths Krang Suri Falls

Located in the Jaintia Hills district, Jowai is famous for its scenic setting and breathtaking views with the perfect mix of heritage and culture.

Best Time: October to Mid May

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11. Diphu, Assam

2.5 /5 View 8+ photos

250 kms from city center

Known For : Arboretum Botanical Gardens Marat Longri National Park

This picturesque town is a popular picnic spot with people from nearby cities coming here to enjoy the scenic beauty of the place.

Best Time: August to December, February to May

12. Dimapur, Nagaland

2.0 /5 View 15+ photos

274 kms from city center

Known For : The triple falls Kachari ruins Shopping in Dimapur

Known to be the largest and fastest growing city of Nagaland, most of the travellers come to this city as transit because of the airport situated in the city.

Best Time: October to June

View packages starting from ₹ 16,800

13. Bhalukpong, Arunachal Pradesh

3.6 /5 View 8+ photos

243 kms from city center

Known For : Outdoor activities Sessa Orchid Sanctuary Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary

Apart from being the nature lover's paradise, Bhalukpong is a delight for wildlife and adventure enthusiasts.

Best Time: October to March

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14. Dispur, Assam

2.2 /5 View 13+ photos

7 kms from city center

Known For : Sualkuchi Navagraha Temple Assam State Emporium

Dispur is a beautiful capital city of Assam packed with panoramic views, unique traditions and rich tribal culture.

Best Time: November to March

15. Marigaon, Assam

3.2 /5 View 8+ photos

80 kms from city center

Known For : Sitajakhala Sivakunda Kachasila Hill

Marigaon is a place packed with many surprise elements for tourists to explore. Enriched with strong history, fascinating legends and unique traditions and culture, the town is like a box of surprises, waiting to be opened.

Best Time: November to February

16. Mawsynram, Meghalaya

4.0 /5 View 5+ photos

180 kms from city center

Known For : Mawsmai Caves Mawsmai Falls Nohalikalai Falls

Acknowledged as one of the wettest place in the world, the mesmerizing village of Mawsynram trounces Cherrapunjee by a slight margin in being the wettest place in India.

Best Time: September to November

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17. Nalbari, Assam

2.5 /5 View 12+ photos

60 kms from city center

Known For : Buddhist Temple Hari Mandir Billeshwar Temple

Located at the base of the eastern Himalayas, Nalbari is a perfect getaway to explore the wilderness of nature.

Best Time: October to February

18. Hajo, Assam

3.4 /5 View 10+ photos

35 kms from city center

Known For : Hajo Powa Mecca Hayagriva Madhava Temple Kedareswar Temple

The ancient pilgrim centre of Hajo is a unique place for being an attraction for three religions - Hindu, Muslims and Buddhists.

Best Time: July to March

19. Nongpoh, Meghalaya

3.1 /5 View 23+ photos

50 kms from city center

Known For : Thrills Fun Park Umiam Lake Lum Nehru Park

Nongpoh is a petite town, north of the East Khasi Hills and is a favourite as a stopover before reaching Shillong.

Best Time: Throughout the year

20. Bongaigaon, Assam

3.3 /5 View 26+ photos

172 kms from city center

Known For : Bagheswari Temple KakoiJana Wildlife Sanctuary Rock Cut Caves

Centrally located within the state, the city depicts a vibrant Assamese township and culture. The scenic beauty of Bongaigaon is well preserved. Although, the city is being developed, the natural habitat remains largely untouched.

Best Time: October to May

21. Barpeta, Assam

2.5 /5 View 6+ photos

95 kms from city center

Known For : Beki river Manas National Park The Brahmaputra River

The land of Satras, Barpeta derives it's names from ?Bar? meaning big and ?Peta? meaning pond. Hence, as the name suggests, Barpeta means ""land of big ponds"" and in old days, Barpeta was full of such ponds.

Best Time: October to March

22. Williamnagar, Meghalaya

2.8 /5

199 kms from city center

Known For : Simsang River Naka Chikong Domre Falls

Williamnagar was formed around the former town of Simsanggre, which is based on the large plains of the Simsang River

Best Time: October to February

23. Baghmara, Meghalaya

2.5 /5 View 5+ photos

252 kms from city center

Known For : Baghmara Reserve Forest Siju Caves Siju Bird Sanctuary

Situated in Meghalaya, Baghmara is not only rich in flora and fauna, but it is enveloped by lakes, rivers, hills and every significant element of the nature.

Best Time: October to January

24. Darang, Assam

2.5 /5 View 10+ photos

72 kms from city center

Known For : Gandhi Smriti Park Patharughat Swaheed Minar Satras

Darang is a place where one can experience the best of everything from spellbinding nature to rich past and unique culture and heritage.

Best Time: November to March

25. Dampa Tiger Reserve

3.7 /5

291 kms from city center

Dampa Tiger Reserve, a splendid Wildlife Sanctuary, is located amidst the deep, dense tropical forests of Mizoram in India. The forests are located about 125 kilometres from Aizawl and are rich with a variety of flora and fauna that draw tourists and nature lovers to the North-eastern state of India from all parts of the world. People visit the Dampa Tiger Reserve to experience the excitement of watching Tigers in person and exploring the lush green valleys, freshwater lakes, creeks, streams, waterfalls and natural salt licks that are still retained within the reserve boundaries.

26. Reiek

4.2 /5 View 5+ photos

288 kms from city center

At 1600 meters, Reiek Tlang is one of the highest hills of Mizoram. A place to find peace and serenity, Reiek Tlang calls out to the lovers of nature, adventure and romance. Located some 35 km away from the city of Aizawl, Reiek Tlang provides its visitors an opportunity for trekking with the backdrop of sceneries borrowed from the Mizo Hills.

27. Tamdil (Tam Lake)

3.7 /5

294 kms from city center

The largest lake in the state of Mizoram, Tamdil Lake is a man-made lake made exclusively to serve as a natural attraction for the state's tourism scene. Tamdil Lake which literally translates into 'Lake of Mustard ' in Mizo, is a wonderful lake with great landscape, clear, blue water and serene environment. Tucked between evergreen forests and hills, the lake is located in quiet wilderness of the hills of Mizoram, some 100 odd kilometers east of Aizawl.

28. Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary

3.1 /5

152 kms from city center

This royal sanctuary plays home to the royal bengal tiger and many more varieties of flora and fauna. At least 40 mammal species occur in Pakke Tiger Reserve.

29. Double Decker Living Root Bridge

3.7 /5

106 kms from city center

Hidden deep in the lush, green forests of the wettest place in India: Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya; one can find the magnificent Jingkieng Nongriat Double Decker Living Root Bridge; more commonly known as the Umshiang Double Decker Living Root Bridge or simply just the Double Decker Root Bridge.  This area is famous for root bridges made of Indian Rubber Tree, but the Double Decker Bridge is the most famous of all due to its large size. It is 3 kilometers long and placed at a height of 2400 feet!

30. Mawsmai Cave

4.3 /5 View 6+ photos

100 kms from city center

Meghalaya is home to some amazing and mysterious cave systems and Mawsmai Cave is by far the most popular of the lot. Located just 6 km away from the heart of Cherrapunjee Mawsmai cave is a breathtaking maze of caves in the East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya. The well lit caves are a view to behold when the glistening lights meet with the limestone to create countless hues and patterns of light.

31. Nohkalikai Waterfalls

4.3 /5 View 8+ photos

97 kms from city center

The fourth highest waterfalls in the world, Nohkalikai falls plunge some 335 meters from a verdant cliff to the ground giving the portrayal of immense and natural magnificence. The pride of the state of Meghalaya, the falls are one of the most beautiful and grand waterfalls in the country. Tucked in between evergreen rainforest of the Khasi Hill and flowing with all its majesty and might, the falls plunges into a lagoon which is as blue as the afternoon sky.

32. Nagaon

3.6 /5 View 6+ photos

97 kms from city center

Nagaon holds the distinction of being Assam's most populous district and one of the largest district in the area. It is also famously known to be the 'Rice bowl of Assam' and is rich in paddy. This district happens to be rich in wildlife too, as a part of this area is covered by the world famous Kaziranga National Park, which makes Nagaon a tourist magnet that is flocked with tourists all year round. Apart from being rich in flora and fauna along with having strong agricultural roots, Nagaon also has a lot to offer to tourists with many other natural and human-made attractions.

33. Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

4.2 /5 View 12+ photos

33 kms from city center

Home to the densest population of One-horned Rhinos in the world, the Pobitora Wildlife sanctuary is a small heaven for the wildlife lovers, situated 30 km to the east of Guwahati. It is one of the two treasure troves of the famed and endangered one-horned Rhinos in the world coupled with an amazing birdlife which has earned it the tag of "Bharatpur of the East". It has gained immense popularity due to its closeness to Guwahati and as a stopover en route to Kaziranga National Park.

34. Loktak Lake and Sendra Island

4.3 /5 View 11+ photos

273 kms from city center

The largest fresh water lake in the country, Loktak Lake and the Sendra Island on it, are one of the most beautiful attractions of the state. Situated about 50 km from Imphal, Loktak Lake is situated in the valley of Imphal and is home to all the rivers and rivulets that run in the state of Manipur.

35. Dzukou Valley and Japfu Peak

4.2 /5 View 10+ photos

242 kms from city center

Located some 25 km south of Kohima, Dzukou valley and Japfu Peak offer one of the most breath taking landscapes of the continent. Nagaland is called the 'Switzerland of the East' and Dzukou valley and Japfu Peak provide solid proof to that moniker. Dzukou valley and Japfu Peak trek, is one of the most beautiful and mesmerizing treks you can find in the country and an absolute must for all trekking enthusiasts.

36. Elephant Falls

4.3 /5 View 8+ photos

68 kms from city center

Named after an Elephant like stone at its foot, the Elephant Falls are amongst the most popular falls in the North-East, situated next to Shillong. It is a tourists' paradise with three layers of the falls accessible to the layman from different vantage points. The Britishers named this fall so owing to the presence of an elephant-shaped rock on one side of the fall. However, the stone disintegrated and was washed away due to an earthquake in 1897. At Elephant Falls one can get very close to the falls and enjoy its serenity and might. This is also a superb place for spending some time in the midst of nature while capturing the incredible moments for your keepsake.

37. Mawlynnong

4.3 /5

106 kms from city center

Mawlynnong is a small village in the East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya, the abode of changing clouds. Mawlynnong is famous for its matrilineal society as well as having been declared Asia's cleanest village which comes under the Pynursla community development block and legislative assembly constituency.

38. Umiam Lake

4.3 /5 View 9+ photos

55 kms from city center

Umiam Lake, a mesmerizing man-made reservoir, is located at a distance of 15 kilometers north of Shillong which is the capital of the north-eastern Indian state of Meghalaya. The lake was formed after a dam was constructed to generate hydroelectric power. The serene lake or the reservoir is surrounded by thick coniferous forests and expands over an area of about 222 square kilometers. The area of this lake is four times the size of San Marino or Bermuda. It is encircled by lush green East Khasi hills that form one of the best panoramic sights for nature-lovers in the country. The picturesque location and the serene beauty of the lake attract tourists from all over the world. The sunrises are a treat to the eyes and shouldn't be missed.

39. Nuranang Falls

4.3 /5 View 5+ photos

162 kms from city center

A largely unknown and virgin place, deep in the forest of Tawang, Nuranang Falls offer a pristine and beautiful experience. One of the most spectacular waterfalls in the country, the Nuranang Falls are a beautiful white sheet of water that descends from the height of about 100 meters. Part of the Nuranang River which originates at Sela Pass, Nuranang Falls is largely unknown to the popular tourist trail making it an offbeat and tranquil spot. Popular as the BTK waterfall, the Bap Ten Kang has crystal clear water which elevates your spirits and encourages you to indulge in swimming. 

40. Gorichen Peak

3.7 /5

194 kms from city center

Gorichen Peak is the highest peak of Arunachal Pradesh and it is located between Tawang and West Kameng districts of Arunachal Pradesh. Situated at an altitude of 22,500 feet above sea level, this peak is roughly 164 kilometre from Tawang.

41. Balpakram National Park

3.5 /5

134 kms from city center

Located near the Garo Hills in Meghalaya in India about 3,000 feet above the sea level, the Balpakram National Park is a famous national park which is well known for its pristine beauty. The word Balpakram means the 'land of perpetual winds', and the national park is blessed with charming grace and breathtaking scenes.

42. Mayong

3.6 /5 View 5+ photos

49 kms from city center

Mayong, also known as 'the land of black magic' is a cluster of villages which is situated at a distance of 40kilometress from Guwahati. The village lies on the banks of the Brahmaputra River in the district of Morigaon. Mayong is a famous tourist spot and the famous stories of black magic and the magicians of the land make the place all the more attractive to the tourists. The ones who have been to the place say that there is a peculiar silence surrounding the place which is completely opposite to the chaotic history associated with it.

43. Buxa Tiger Reserve

3.6 /5 View 18+ photos

224 kms from city center

The Buxa Tiger Reserve was set up at the northeastern corner of West Bengal, bordering Bhutan and Assam, on 16th February 1983 and was the 15th tiger reserve of the country. The forest constituting of the Buxa Tiger Reserve is the largest in the Dooars. Spanning over a whopping 759 sq. kms, this tiger reserve is crossed by several rivers and their tributaries and is proud of a diverse and breathtaking landscape. In fact, because of the rocky terrain, many parts of the forest in the Buxa hills that lie in the Sinchula Range are inaccessible by the authorities, and hence remain unexplored even after so many years!

44. Touphema Village

4.2 /5

246 kms from city center

Built by the local community in partnership with the Tourism Department of Nagaland, Touphema village is a collection of small huts build in Naga design and decorated like a traditional Naga household intending on giving the tourists the feel of living in a Naga tribal house.

45. Dawki

4.0 /5 View 7+ photos

110 kms from city center

A small border town in the Jaintia Hills, Dawki and its famed river Umngot is a must visit if in Meghalaya. Sandwiched between India and Bangladesh, Dawki is a major center of trade between India and Bangladesh. The small city, besides being a trade hub is also famous for its tourism scene, with many people flocking to the city in order experience a boat ride in its famed Umngot River and enjoy the nearby sights and sounds

46. Falkawn Village

3.5 /5

297 kms from city center

A model village depicting the lifestyle of the Mizo people, Falkawn village is a unique cultural extravaganza for first time visitors to Mizoram. Falkawn village depicts the livelihoods and cultures of the Mizo people, who form the biggest tribe of the state. Located 22 km away from the capital city of Aizawl Falkawn village is a unique concept and an effort to provide people with an insight into one of the greatest tribal cultures of our land.

47. Khonoma green Village

4.0 /5 View 9+ photos

235 kms from city center

A one of its kind project in the country, Khonoma village is a testament to the will power of the tribal groups of Nagaland to protect and conserve their natural habitat. The village is an eco-village with all forms of hunting admonished for a more sustainable ecosystem. The reason Khonoma is even more special is that the Naga tribes, who live here are traditionally known to be largely dependent on nature for their food and hunt on a mass level, but the tribes of the Khonoma villagers have given up on this century old practice, to protect their environment

48. Kisama Heritage Village

4.0 /5 View 5+ photos

245 kms from city center

A village situated in the outskirts of Kohima, Kisama heritage village seeks to preserve and promote the cultural and traditions of the Naga people. Kisama heritage Village is a concerted effort on part of the Nagaland administration to revive and conserve the erstwhile tribal culture of the Naga people who have lived on these lands for millennia.

49. Kyllang Rock

3.5 /5

63 kms from city center

Some 78 km away from Shillong, a unique giant rock made out of red granite, Kyllang Rock is a giant dome placed in the West Khasi Hills of Meghalaya. The Rock which is 5400 ft above sea level and has a width of around 1000 ft is a mammoth block of granite which is part of the Khasi folklore and seems beautiful in its shape. A hike to the top of the dome allows you to treasure the marvelous landscape of the surrounding area.

50. Nohsngithiang Falls

3.5 /5

100 kms from city center

Plunging from a height of 315 meters, Nohsngithiang Falls are another wonder that Cherrapunjee has to offer to its visitors. Also known as the Seven-sisters falls, Nohsngithiang is an absolutely amazing sight to behold and not to be missed if you find yourself in the area. Like Nohkalikai Falls, Nohsngithiang falls are a pride of Meghalayan tourism and make for a wonderful place to visit when in Cherrapunjee. Surrounded by thick covering of rainforests with clouds hovering around its peak, Nohsngithiang Falls are quite a spellbinding view.

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