A city that is situated on the banks of the famous Brahmaputra River along the foothills of Shillong Plateau, Guwahati is the gateway to the seven states of the North-Eastern India.
Places to Visit in Guwahati
Surrounded by the hills, this city provides an extraordinary view of the flora and fauna present in the city. You must definitely pay a visit to Guwahati, to know about the varied culture and traditions of the Assamese people and their unique yet warm way of welcoming you.
Hotels in Guwahati
The presence of budget hotels, would add on to your comfortable and luxurious stay here, so make your reservations now!
Events in Guwahati
Ambubachi Mela: May-June Held every year held in mid-summer (May-June), Ambubachi is one of its kind. All religious activities are shut down for a period of 3 days but you will be surprised to see as you enter the temple gates, the whole of temple complex is crowded with sadhus, sanyasis, tantric, devotees from faraway places and many foreigners from Nepal, Bangladesh. Adding to the holy ritual, this mela is very much awaited because of the mix in the crowd and the diversity and openness it brings with it. Situated in the Nilachal Hills, picturesque view of Guwahati city alongside the mighty Brahmaputra, this place is heavily jam packed with sanyasi women adoring long hair knotted and beaded from ages, people portraying Gods, sandhus singing to their own tunes and foreigners and hippies sitting alongside with these sadhus smoking up Ganja, all this under a shared love and devotion for Goddess Kamakhya. Visit Guwahati this summer and witness the one and only ‘Mahakumbh of the East’ with your all time favorite stay partner, OYO!
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