PLACES TO SEE
Temples of Hajo
Located around 31 km from Guwahati is the ancient pilgrimage site of the ancient Hajo, which lies on the banks of river Brahmaputra. It is one must visit a place that is of great cultural heritage and is of great importance to Hindus, Muslims, and Buddhists too. One of the main features of the ruins is the Hayagriva Madhava temple which is popular for its excellence in architecture which has a resemblance to both Hindus and Buddhist pilgrims. However, the best of it all would be a giant ancient turtle here, that steals the limelight.
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
It is the second most popular sanctuaries that are well known due to its preservation of the wildlife from its well preserved habitat. Many tourists come here yearly for a wild safari of the sanctuary to view some of its treasures like the one horned Rhino which has been preserved here after it was declared as a wildlife sanctuary in the year 1987. While in Guwahati, you shouldn't miss visiting this wildlife paradise.
Kamakhya is one of the oldest and the most sacred of the 51 Sakti Piths that are scattered throughout India. The location of the temple is very ideal and it is just nearby after you reach the Kamakhya railway station. It is also a collection of around 20 smaller temples that are all different forms of the Goddess Kamakhya. The temple is a very holy site and is one of the most famous pilgrimage tours throughout India. While in Guwahati, you can visit and take back some blessings.
Assam State Zoo
Assam Zoo is one of the most popular attractions of Guwahati for local as well as tourists. Spread over an area of around 130 hectares, the zoo is an astounding reserve of rich endangered species of wildlife and birds. The zoo lies in the Hengrabari reserve forest in Guwahati and along with the zoo, around 82 hectares of its land is a botanical garden too. The Zoo was established in the year 1957 and has been serving as a place of interest since then.