Guwahati tourism

Are you one of those people with traveling as one of their hobbies? Well, it is important sometimes to take a break from your daily busy life and rest your mind.

This helps you to reenergize and strategize your next steps. The best way to do this is probably taking a vacation or travelling the world and appreciating the gifts of Mother Nature.

Touring as a hobby helps you meet and interact with different people from different parts of the world. You get to learn their way of life, cultures among other things while seeing some of the beautiful and breath taking places that will just blow your mind. This helps you to relax and forget the existence of your daily boring life at the office.

Anyway, since we are talking about tourism, have you ever been to south Asia? If you happen to find yourself there, try giving Guwahati a visit. This is Assam’s capital city. Assam is a state situated in the north eastern part of India.

Guwahati is one of the places that always receive large number of tourists due to its numerous tourist destinations. It is also among the beautiful cities in India.

With a visit to Guwahati, you can never get bored due tourist spots. Below are some good spots you should consider visiting in Guwahati.

  • Kamakhya Temple

When it comes to the Hindu religion, this is one of their most known temple and it is situated in Guwahati. This temple is always regarded as the source of strength and power in the Hindu religion.

If you are a tourist, you are encouraged to visit this place especially in the morning and witness its greatness.

Coming in as one of the great tourist destinations in the area, the Kamakhya temple is also responsible for the development of Guwahati tourism.

The temple usually holds the Ambubachi Festival which attracts a lot of people from different parts of the globe. It is always great to witness the whole process including the worshiping and the rituals of the Devi Kamakhya during the festival.

  • Nehru park

In Guwahati, you can never run out of places to visit. If you are out with family or some friends, you might consider driving down to Nehru Park.

It is also one of the great sites for tourists to visit. People living the park don’t usually leave alone but with beautiful and lasting memories of the time spent in the Park.

It has the perfect ambience especially in the afternoon with a lush green environment. This is indeed a beautiful treat to the eyes.

Apart from that, you will also get to see different statues that depicts different postures of a popular dance in Assam called Bihu. This is also another way of knowing the cultural heritage in Assam.

  • Umananda temple

Wow! Seems like Guwahati people are very much religious. Well, the Umananda temple isn’t just any ordinary temple.

It has awesome sculptures and a mind blowing architect design that makes it one of the top tourist destinations in Guwahati. If you think it is only the temple that will take away your breath just because you read about it, you are wrong.

The location where the temple is situated is another thing. The Umananda temple is situated just on the beds of Peacock Island bringing out that ecstatic feeling which is also complemented by the beauty of River Brahmaputra.

This makes the place a very beautiful place for you to visit. You can also enjoy the beautiful view of the surrounding by taking a boat ride across the river to the temple. This will leave you amazed and wondering.

Therefore if you are visiting Guwahati, add the Umananda temple on your list of places you plan to visit.

  • Accoland

If you are a fan of water parks, then Guwahati has your back. Accoland is the first and largest water pack in the north eastern part of India.

You will have an option to pick one among the many rides available in this water park. With these rides, you are guaranteed to have much fun and a wonderful experience.

Because of these unique rides, Accoland is also responsible for large numbers of tourists visiting Guwahati as the area has also gained much popularity over the years. While in Guwahati, miss this at your own risk.

  • Assam Rajyik State Museum

This museum is situated at the heart of Guwahati. Also known as Assam State Museum, it is popular in the north eastern parts of India.

This is because it has numerous collections of artifacts preserving history. Just by visiting the museum, you will have a clear insight of the cultural practices of the people living in Assam.

It is also situated in a great place attracts massive number of tourists each year. It is a great place to visit and learn about the traditional practices of the people while also viewing a collection of different sculptures from way the old period.

  • Guwahati Planetarium

If you are having a list of top tourism sites in Guwahati and Guwahati planetarium is missing, please consider revising the list again.

This is a well know tourist attraction destination in Guwahati. It is situated on M.G road and that makes it easily accessible. If you spend a day here, you will have a remarkable experience that you won’t regret.

This planetarium has a collection of advanced scientific devices that will leave you excited and yarning for more.

You can also go for sky watching usually facilitated by experts and watch universe related shows on some overhead screen which is dome shaped. Sounds like a fun thing to do right?


It seems like the whole of Guwahati is just a tourist attraction destination. With all these awesome places, some of which have not been mentioned, there is really no room for boredom.

This even makes it difficult for most people to choose where they should visit, especially when on a budget. Anyway, wherever place you decide to visit in Guwahati, trust me, it is worth it.

Take that break now, travel the world, interact with new people from different parts of the world and you might just discover a new world outside your office walls.

All these places sounds like fun to me. If you don’t feel the same way, now you have a problem.

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