A beautiful synthesis of holy shrines, the Brahmaputra breeze and foothills of the Shillong plateau defines Guwahati so well. Not only the hills and river are the components of its beauty, but also the real lush green tea farms make it easy for us to de-stress.
There are several hubs to explore in Guwahati but make sure you visit the Kamakhya temple. The Kamakhya temple is one of the oldest Shakti peeth of India. The goddess Kamakhya is worshiped in this temple and is often referred to as the Bleeding goddess. Built in the mountains in Guwahati, Assam, the temple is easily accessible.
Apart from Kamakhya temple there are a lot of other noteworthy temples you can visit to get that mental peace. Two of them are: Umananda temple situated in the middle of the river Brahmaputra and Iskcon temple which is a must-do on your check list. Navgraha is the other holy place which is famous for its stubborn attitude. From the name itself, it is clear that it is related to nine celestial bodies.
And when you leave your pious soul behind, you would love to explore the Umananda which is a famous breathtaking island that you should definitely head to. It is the smallest yet prettiest island in the world. It is a co-habitat where human beings, flora and fauna live in peace and serenity. Dispur is another spot for trekking and beautiful waterfalls. Another magnificent place is Dipor Bil which is famous for its intact beauty and rich biodiversity and is home to 19,000 different species. You will be amazed to see the beauty of this place.
Don't forget to step into the famous 11th century cafe to sip the amazing Assamese tea in Avenue Café Bistro and to gorge on wide range of foods. If you want to eat more than the all-time famous dim sum, you can taste some specific foods of Assam that will treat your taste buds in the most pampered way. Give a try to the local food, namely Khaar, Maasor Tenga, Aaloo portico, Ou khatta and of course Pitha. Click here