This fifth largest city of the state is also the oldest inhabited place with historical evidences dating back to 4Sunset at Brahmaputra River Tezpur Assam, Photo: bit.ly/1X2Uuc7Distance from Guwahati: 195kms There are several places in Garo Hills that have incredible tourism potential and amongst one of them is the East Garo Hills.There are several places in the East Garo that have immense historical importance, rich cultural and traditions and scenic locales.
Situated 150kms from Guwahati, Cherrapunjee is a scenic land with waterfalls, living Root Bridge, rolling mountains and verdant greenery.
Although famed as the wettest place in the country, very few people know that it is also dubbed as the Land of Oranges.
Attractions: New Tura View Meghalaya, Photo: bit.ly/1mc GYW7Distance from Guwahati: 210kms West Garo Hills is one of the largest districts of Meghalaya and comprises of a popular destination called Shillong.
A tribal cultural can be seen in the areas as Bodo family of the Tibeto-Burman race tribes, Hajongs, Rabhas, Koches, Rajbansis, Meches, Kacharis and Dalus can be seen peacefully cohabitating this beautiful place.
Situated on the bank of mighty river Brahmaputra, Guwahati is rightly the Gateway of North East India.
A settled city with almost all comforts of modern day life yet close to nature, Guwahati is a perfect example as to how an ideal urbane should look like.
Attractions: Distance from Guwahati: 169kms Dubbed as White Ant Hillock, Haflong is a hill station that boasts its beautiful landscapes.
It is an ideal place for campers and nature enthusiasts and for people who enjoy trekking and paragliding.
Attractions: Sunset at Brahmaputra River Tezpur Assam, Photo: bit.ly/1n Msf CZDistance from Guwahati: 177kms After spending a hectic week amidst the bustling city, one must retire to a peaceful place that is nestled in the lap of the nature AND Tezpur is just that!
Being close to the nature and to the history of Assam, Tezpur is probably one of ideal places to explore over a weekend.
Attractions: Photo: bit.ly/1X2RMm UDistance from Guwahati: 193kms Famed for being the largest shelter for one-horned Rhinos in India, Kaziranga is an ideal weekend destination from Guwahati.