25 Mar | admin | No Comments

Chanda’s Merghar

Located at Chaygaon, at a distance of about 28 Km from Guwahati, are the ruins of a house which is believed to have been built by a merchant Chanda Saudagar, a devotee of Lord Shiva. A mythological story is attached to it. Locals believe that Chand Saudagar was once cursed by Nag Devta (God of …

READ MORE

19 Mar | admin | No Comments

Asia’s largest dry fish market

The Asia’s largest wholesale market of dry fish is located in Jagiroad of Morigaon district. The market caters to the need of all Northeastern states and in addition, the market also supplies its product to countries like Singapore, Bhutan, Myanmar and other South Asian countries. The market gets input of products from West Bengal, Gujarat, …

READ MORE

19 Mar | admin | No Comments

Pobitora

Located in just 50 Km away from Guwahati, Pobitora is a wild life sanctuary sprawling over an area of 38.8 Sq. Km and has swampy marshy land facilitating habitation of wild animals. The drive from Guwahati to Pobitora alongside river Brahmaputra itself is panoramic. Declared as Wildlife Sanctuary in 1987, Pobitora is famous for endangered …

READ MORE

18 Mar | admin | No Comments

Dadara, Pacharia & Singimari

These three villages has the distinction of housing nearly 550 Greater Adjutant Storks with laudable initiative from Zoologist Purnima Devi Barman. Her determined and dedicated initiative have led to educate and convince local villagers to protect the sanctity of habitat of this endangered bird. There are about 1200 greater Adjutant Storks in the world out …

READ MORE

18 Mar | admin | No Comments

Chanddubi

A natural lake formed consequent upon severe earthquake in June’ 1897. Located at a distance of about 65 Km from Guwahati, Chandubi lake is within the jurisdiction of Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council. On the foothills of Garo hills of Meghalaya, Chandubi lake with undulating lust green hills on the backdrop casts a panoramic view. Rowing …

READ MORE

18 Mar | admin | No Comments

Hayagriva-Madhab Mandir

Believed to have been constructed by Koch King Raghudeva Narayan in 1583, Hayagriva-Madhab Mandir is situated on the Monikut hill in Hajo at a distance of about 30 Km from Guwahati. Some even believes that this stone temple was constructed by Pala dynasty in 6th century. The entrance to this sacred temple starts at the …

READ MORE

18 Mar | admin | No Comments

Dirgheswari Temple

A sacred religious and an important archaeological site, Dirgheswari temple is located on Dirghswari hill at North Guwahati on the bank of mighty river Brahmaputra. Constructed by Ahom King Swargodeo Shiva Singha in 11-12 century, the temple was intended to worship Goddess Durga. The idol of Goddess Durga is worshipped in the inner chamber underground …

READ MORE

18 Mar | admin | No Comments

Aswaklanta

Aswaklanta temple located on the bank of the mighty river Brahmaputra was built by Ahom King Shiva Singha in 1720. Locals believe that the foot prints of Lord Krishna (Vishnu Pada) and horse of the chariot at the foothills seen there signifies visit of Lord Krishna. Exact reason of his visit is clueless. Images of …

READ MORE

18 Mar | admin | No Comments

Doul Govinda

Located on the bank of mighty river Brahmaputra on one side and foothill of Chandrabharati hills on another side, Doul Govinda Temple has two main idols namely Lord Shyamray and Lord Gvinda besides idols of other Gods and Goddesses. This historic and sacred temple is accessible from Kacharihat (Madhyam Khanda Ghat) in Fancy Bazar of …

READ MORE

18 Mar | admin | No Comments

Poa Mecca

The name suggests that it is one fourth of Mecca in Arab in terms of merit. It was during 12th century, an Iraqi Prince, Ghiyasuddin Auliya, who also pioneered to popularize Islam in this part of the world, brought a lump of earth from Mecca in Arab which is considered as the holiest place for …

READ MORE

© Copyright Tourism North East India. Designed by Vasp Technologies Pvt. Ltd.