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Here are the top 60 weekend getaways from Guwahati

1. Thimphu, Bhutan

3.7

48 photos

255 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 10 - 20 ° C

Known For : Tashichho Dzong | Memorial Chorten | Buddha Dordenma

Thimphu is the capital of Bhutan. This place which has a population of somewhat 80,000 is known to be the largest city located in the country. Made the capital of the nation in the year 1961 this city is also known as the third highest capital in the entire world.

Best Time : September to November, March to May

View packages starting from ₹ 17,952

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2. Paro, Bhutan

4.2

213 photos

271 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 9 - 19 ° C

Known For : Tiger's Nest Monastery | Rinpung Dzong Paro | National Museum of Bhutan

Paro is a small town located in the Paro Valley of Bhutan. This is quite location for someone who enjoys being close to the nature while at the same time appreciated sacred places. This town lies in the centre of valley at a height of about 2280 metres.

Best Time : September till November.

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3. Punakha, Bhutan

3.5

8 photos

244 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 15 - 24 ° C

Known For : Punakha Dzong | Jigme Dorji National Park | Punakha Suspension Bridge

Punakha is one of the 20 districts located in Bhutan. This place was the previous capital of Bhutan up until 1955 after which the capital was changed to Thimpu. This place is in proximity to Thimpu, and one can easily reach here using a car.

Best Time : March to May

View packages starting from ₹ 21,000

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4. Darjeeling, West Bengal

4.3

50 photos

490 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 14 - 21 ° C

Known For : Darjeeling Himalayan Railway | Tiger Hill | Batasia Loop

Household name because of its varieties of teas, Darjeeling is a hill station with vast expanses of tea estates and Tibetan influence in their craft, culture and cuisine.

Best Time : February to March, September to December

View packages starting from ₹ 8,375

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5. Hajo, Assam

3.4

10 photos

35 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 24 - 34 ° C

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

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6. Bomdila, Arunachal Pradesh

3.6

9 photos

342 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 12 - 18 ° C

Known For : Bomdila Monastery | Apple Orchards | Bomdila View Point

With majestic Himalayas bestowing its shadow, the beautiful town of Bomdila is an absolute delight for tourists.

Best Time : April to October

View packages starting from ₹ 21,500

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7. Shillong, Meghalaya

4.0

21 photos

134 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 17 - 22 ° C

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

Read More 31 Shillong Attractions

8. Elephant Falls

4.3

8 photos

68 kms from Guwahati

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...

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9. Mawsmai Cave

4.3

6 photos

100 kms from Guwahati

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 ...

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10. Nohkalikai Waterfalls

4.3

8 photos

97 kms from Guwahati

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...

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11. Mawlynnong

4.3

107 kms from Guwahati

Mawlynnong is a small village situated around 90 km from Shillong in the East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya and is also known as God's own Garden. It was declared as the cleanest village in Asia in 2003 by Discovery India which certainly which makes it one of the most popular tourist destinations in the In...

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12. Umiam Lake

4.3

9 photos

56 kms from Guwahati

Umiam Lake, a mesmerizing man-made reservoir, is located at a distance of 15 kilometres 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 scenic Umiam Lake is encircled by lush g...

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13. Nuranang Falls

4.3

162 kms from Guwahati

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 Nu...

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14. Sela Pass

4.2

8 photos

156 kms from Guwahati

One of the most breathtaking places in the Himalayan vista, Sela Pass is a lifeline for the people of Arunachal Pradesh, and it is as heavenly as it gets. The Sela Pass and Himalayas combine to enchant one and all by their mystic beauty. One of the most stunning gifts of nature to the North-Eas...

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15. Madhuri Lake

4.2

8 photos

170 kms from Guwahati

Being home to the Himalayas, Arunachal Pradesh is home to many beautiful lakes but none as beautiful and enrapturing as the Madhuri Lake also known as Sangetsar Lake. One of the remotest lakes of the country and perhaps of the world as well, Sangetsar or Madhuri Lake is a breathtaking combinati...

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16. Trongsa, Bhutan

3.8

194 kms from Guwahati

Known For : Trongsa Dzong | Jigme Singye Wangchuk National Park | Chendebji Chorten

Located right in the center of the country, Trongsa is located on top of a cliff which provides a wonderful view of the Black Mountains and the surrounding valleys. Suiting the preferences of both history buffs and nature lovers.

Best Time : November to February

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17. Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

4.2

12 photos

33 kms from Guwahati

Home to the densest population of One-horned Rhinos in the world, the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Assam, approximately 30 km away from Guwahati in the Morigaon District. The wildlife sanctuary also sees an astounding diversity of bird species. No wonder then that it is also called 'Bha...

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18. Umananda Island

4.0

7 photos

48 kms from Guwahati

The smallest river island in the world, Umananda Island is a place with legends aplenty, a place where man and the wilderness co-habit in peace and serenity. Umananda Island lies at the heart of the Mighty Brahmaputra River which flows through the middle of the city of Guwahati. An island with many ...

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19. Dawki

4.0

7 photos

111 kms from Guwahati

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 man...

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20. Kalimpong, West Bengal

3.7

20 photos

481 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 19 - 26 ° C

Known For : Durpin Dara hill | Cactus Nursery | Morgan House

Kalimpong is a virgin hill station in West Bengal renowned for its panoramic valley views, Buddhists monasteries and churches and Tibetan handicrafts etc.

Best Time : March to June, September to December

View packages starting from ₹ 11,934

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21. Dooars, West Bengal

3.8

12 photos

408 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 23 - 33 ° C

Known For : Mahanada Wildlife Sanctuary | Sumsing and Suntalekhola | Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary

Starting from river Teesta in the East to river Sankoshi in the west, Dooars is a local name given to the floodplains of North-East India around Bhutan.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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22. Jakar, Bhutan

3.2

8 photos

186 kms from Guwahati

Known For : Jakar Dzong | Khurjey Lhakhang | Jambey Lhakhang

Nestled in the foothills of the Choekhor Valley, the largest and most beautiful valley in Bumthang, Jakar is richly sprinkled with not just history and religion but also abundant natural beauty. Being surrounded by tree-lined mountain ranges.

Best Time : March to May, September to November

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23. Bumthang, Bhutan

3.1

197 kms from Guwahati

Known For : Kurjey Lhakhang | Jakar Dzong | Jambey Lhakhang

Home to four beautiful mountain valleys and an array of ancient monasteries and temples, Bumthang takes its place as the most historic of all districts in Bhutan.

Best Time : March to May and September to November

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24. Gorichen Peak

3.7

194 kms from Guwahati

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.

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25. Jigme Singye Wangchuk National Park

3.7

177 kms from Guwahati

A perfect example of serenity in nature, Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park is one of the country's largest national park areawise. Located in Trongsa and occupying parts of other districts such as Wangdue Phodrang also, it is a popular birdwatching spot in Bhutan.

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26. Double Decker Living Root Bridge

3.7

106 kms from Guwahati

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.  Th...

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27. Kohima, Nagaland

3.3

12 photos

346 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 17 - 25 ° C

Known For : Dzukou Valley and Japfu Peak | Kohima Museum | Touphema Village

A combination of natural and ethnic beauty, and still ruled by the warriors of the Naga tribe, Kohima is a peaceful town with laid back people.

Best Time : October to June

View hotels starting from ₹ 550

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28. Nagaon

3.6

6 photos

98 kms from Guwahati

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 Kaz...

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29. Mayong Assam

3.6

50 kms from Guwahati

Mayong, also known as 'the land of black magic', is a cluster of villages situated at a distance of 40 km from Guwahati. The village lies on the banks of the Brahmaputra River in the district of Morigaon in Assam. Mayong is a famous tourist spot and the famous stories of black magic and the magician...

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30. Balpakram National Park

3.5

135 kms from Guwahati

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 ...

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31. Garo Hills

3.5

64 kms from Guwahati

The Garo Hills form the west part of the state and are known for the famous Garo tribes whose belief in nature and folklore are as enchanting as the verdant hills they live in. The Hills are famous for being home to some great waterfalls too.

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32. Jaintia Hills

3.5

130 kms from Guwahati

Forming the southern, eastern and northern part of the state Jaintia Hills are a sacred, pristine patch of hillocks and forest whose beauty and freshness is unparalleled. The part of the erstwhile Jaintia Kingdom the Jaintia Hills are dotted with famous monoliths of stones, unscarred forests and som...

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33. Kyllang Rock

3.5

63 kms from Guwahati

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 seem...

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34. Nohsngithiang Falls

3.5

101 kms from Guwahati

The Nohsngithiang Falls, located at a distance of about 4km from Cherrapunjee, is one of the tallest waterfalls in India and a major tourist spot in Cherrapunjee. Since it is situated in the Mawsmai village of the East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya, it is also known as Mawsmai Falls. The Nohsngi...

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35. Cooch Behar, West Bengal

3.2

45 photos

318 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 24 - 33 ° C

Known For : Rajbari | Madan Mohan Temple | Sagardihi

Cooch Behar, once the province of Koch dynasty, is a small town and it makes a good option for the eco tourists along with those with an inclination toward history and archaeology.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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36. Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary

3.1

153 kms from Guwahati

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.

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37. Cherrapunji, Meghalaya

4.0

14 photos

184 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 18 - 24 ° C

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

View packages starting from ₹ 6,292

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38. Kaziranga National Park, Assam

3.4

40 photos

171 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 24 - 33 ° C

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

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39. Phobjikha Valley (Gangtey), Bhutan

3.8

15 photos

206 kms from Guwahati

Known For : Gangtey Goemba | Black Necked Crane Information Centre | Kuenzang Chholing Shedra

Placed against a backdrop of the Black Mountains, Phobjikha is one of the flatter valleys in the country which offers breathtaking views of vast expanses of green fields visible from a number of points along the journey.

Best Time : October to December

Read More 9 Phobjikha Valley (Gangtey) Attractions

40. Kurseong, West Bengal

3.9

17 photos

469 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 17 - 24 ° C

Known For : Tea Gardens in Kurseong | Ambotia Shiva Mandir | Eagle's Craig

Also known as the 'Land of White Orchids', Kurseong is a hill station located close to Darjeeling famous for its waterfalls, temples and Buddhist gompas apart from the excellent view that the place provides.

Best Time : April to May, August to October

View hotels starting from ₹ 300

Read More 9 Kurseong Attractions

41. Siliguri, West Bengal

3.2

14 photos

428 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 23 - 33 ° C

Known For : Salugara Monastery | ISKCON Temple, Siliguri | Mahananda Weir Wildlife Sanctuary

Siliguri, also known as the Gateway of North East India, is a city in North Bengal famous for its temples and tea gardens

Best Time : Throughout the year

View hotels starting from ₹ 400

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42. Manas National Park, Assam

3.6

28 photos

136 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 24 - 34 ° C

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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43. Wangdue Phodrang, Bhutan

3.2

235 kms from Guwahati

Known For : Wangdue Phodrang Dzong | Jigme Singye Wangchuk National Park | Phobjikha Valley

Being one of the largest Dzongkhags or districts of Bhutan, what Wangue Phodrang has to offer is varied flora and fauna coupled with immense beauty. From a beautiful valley to spiritual monasteries and temples and even some rustic villages.

Best Time : March to May, September to November

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44. Mawsynram, Meghalaya

4.0

180 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 18 - 24 ° C

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

View packages starting from ₹ 5,799

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45. Nameri National Park, Assam

3.9

10 photos

225 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 24 - 34 ° C

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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46. Jowai, Meghalaya

3.8

10 photos

199 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 17 - 22 ° C

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

View packages starting from ₹ 8,000

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47. Dharan

3.8

449 kms from Guwahati

Known For : Namaste Falls | Namche Bazar | Pindeshwor Temple

Dharan is a city located near the Southeastern border of India and is a replica of Indian culture and tradition. Dharan is the gateway to the Mahabharata hills. This low-lying hilly region is super clean, colourful and culturally diverse.

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48. Orang National Park, Assam

3.5

34 photos

151 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 24 - 33 ° C

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

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49. Tura, Meghalaya

3.6

9 photos

222 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 24 - 33 ° C

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

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50. Nongpoh, Meghalaya

3.1

23 photos

51 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 21 - 29 ° C

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

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51. Morigaon, Assam

3.2

8 photos

81 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 24 - 32 ° C

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

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52. Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh

4.2

12 photos

479 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 15 - 23 ° C

Known For : Tarin Fish Farm - Paddy cultivation | Kile Pakho | Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Perfect for an off-beat holiday, Ziro is a quaint old town in Arunachal Pradesh, home to the Apa Tani tribe and famous for its pine hills and rice fields.

Best Time : Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 6,000

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53. Majuli, Assam

4.4

29 photos

350 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 23 - 32 ° C

Known For : Kamalabari Satra | Dakhinpat Satra | Garmur

Majuli is a lush green environment friendly, pristine and pollution free fresh water island in the river Brahmaputra, just 20 km from the city of Jorhat.

Best Time : July to March

View hotels starting from ₹ 1,500

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54. Bhalukpong, Arunachal Pradesh

3.6

8 photos

243 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 23 - 33 ° C

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

View packages starting from ₹ 6,000

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55. Royal Manas National Park

141 kms from Guwahati

The oldest national park in Bhutan, Royal Manas National Park is one of the largest national parks in the country. Known as the "conservation showpiece of the Kingdom", it is the largest example of tropical and sub-tropical ecosystems in Bhutan. Occupying south-central Bhutan, it shares its southern...

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56. Bongaigaon, Assam

3.3

26 photos

172 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 24 - 33 ° C

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

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57. Imphal, Manipur

3.4

20 photos

482 kms from Guwahati

Current Weather: 18 - 30 ° C

Known For : Loktak Lake and Sendra Island | Kangla Fort | Tharon Cave

The lust green landscapes, beautiful surroundings, unexplored territories and undulating rivers of Imphal make for a great tourist destination.

Best Time : October to Apr

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58. Rumtek Monastery

4.4

7 photos

340 kms from Guwahati

The Rumtek Monastery is one of the largest and most significant monasteries in Sikkim, perched on top of a hill 23 km from Gangtok. Originally called as the Dharma Chakra Centre, it belongs to the Kargyu sect of Buddhists who originated in Tibet in the 12th century. Verdant green mountains surround ...

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59. Loktak Lake and Sendra Island

4.3

11 photos

273 kms from Guwahati

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.

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