Guwahati, the largest city in Assam, Northeast India located on the vast Brahmaputra is the gateway to the magnificent North Eastern India. The city also called as the "City of Eastern Light" as Guwahati is the most important city of entire North Eastern India. It is also the largest tea-auction centre in the world.
Diverse landscape around Guwahati includes Eastern Himalayan mountain ranges, rivers, lakes, forests and many beautiful temples. Guwahati charms tourists with its rich natural beauty, cultural mix, colorful festivals and tribal traditions.
The major festivals like Deepawali, Dussera, Christmas and Id-ul-fitr are celebrated along with the otherparts of the country. Apart from these the city is arranges many local/state festivals.
Assam celebrates Ambubachi Mela as the biggest fair in the entire state.
The fair at Kamakhya temple in Guwahati celebrated in the month of June each year.
But the most colourful and famous 'Bohag Bhiu' is a festival to observe in Guwahati. The seven days festival comes in the month of April and also marks the new year of Assam.
Guwahati is connected by Railway network with major cities like Kolkata, New Delhi, Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram,Chennai, Hyderabad, Chandigarh and Mumbai.ROAD
NH-31, NH-37 and NH-40 pass through Guwahati.
It is connected to all major cities of the state and neighbouring states. Guwahati is well connected with all the cities of North East India by bus and cars.