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Sualkuchi Tourism

Sualkuchi is a small sleepy village that displays the culture and traditions of Assam in its best form. The weaving village is however, best known for its skills and craftsmanship for producing one of the best kinds of silk in the state and thus earning its self a nickname of 'Manchester of East'.

One can witness the ethnicity and rustic view of the village in form of the bamboo houses and walls covered with mud in order to maintain cool in summers and warmth in winters. Also rich in flora and fauna, Sualkuchi is an ecologically diverse area inhabiting not only the local exotic animals and birds but also varied species of migratory birds. Dotted with temples, namghars and monasteries at every step, the village is a wholesome package for tourists. Silkwork is yet another feather in Sualkuchi's hat. Some very fascinating and intricate designs are developed on the naturally golden Muga silk in the karkhanas or workshops that can be found beside almost every house. The village of Sualkuchi situated on the northern banks of River Brahmaputra with sprawling green hills all around is a beautiful place to visit, exhibiting a charm that will leave you completely awe-inspired.

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What is famous about Sualkuchi?

Famous for its silk weaving. Muga silk and Pat silk are extremely popular.

What is not so good about Sualkuchi?

Poor drainage systems in monsoons. Very limited accommodation options.

Who should visit Sualkuchi?

Popular for its centuries long weaving tradition, Sualkuchi is a must visit for silk lovers. The small village also attracts tourists who wish to explore the culture and traditions of Assam.

What is the best time to visit Sualkuchi?

Sualkuchi experiences warm summers while the winters in the city are quite cool. Occasional rainfall during the winter season brings down the temperature by few degrees. Monsoon beginning from the month of June receives heavy rainfall and strong thunderstorm. Carry woollens while travelling in winters and make sure to avoid visiting the city during monsoon season. It is best to visit the town between the months of November and March.
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What is the local food in Sualkuchi?

Sualkuchi, like any other village of Assam serves delicious Assamese cuisine. The main ingredient of all the dishes is which is used in many forms like different type of rice or rice powder.
Mostly non-vegetarian dishes are served in restaurant but the vegetarian food is equally delicious. Fish and meat are also important part of the cuisine.
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What is the best way to reach Sualkuchi?

Sualkuchi is well connected to the main cities of the North East via roadways and railways. There are regular buses connecting cities in the North East to Sualkuchi.

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What are the things to do in Sualkuchi?

The top things to do in Sualkuchi are Shopping in Sualkuchi, Hatisatra, Sidheswar Devalaya, Brahmaputra River, Ganesh Bigrah Temple, Hajo. You can see all the places to visit in Sualkuchi here

What are the places near Sualkuchi?

The top places near to Sualkuchi are Shillong which is 73 km from Sualkuchi, Guwahati which is located 16 km from Sualkuchi, Hajo which is located 10 km from Sualkuchi, Dispur which is located 22 km from Sualkuchi, Nalbari which is located 33 km from Sualkuchi

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Rohit Shroff

4 years ago
- Avoid travelling during monsoon season owing to heavy rainfall and strong thunderstorms.
- Winters are cold, so carry extra woollens.
- Make sure you have enough information beforehand of whe (Read More)rever you go sightseeing or have a guide with you.
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