Guwahati: Gateway to Northeast India Once known as the ‘light of the East’, this is a prominent business city and entry point to N.E. Assam. The busy central market contrasts sharply with the almost rural riverside feel. Tea is the main business here and Kaziranga wildlife sanctuary is close by.
Visit the Kamakhya Temple, Vashistha Ashram, Navagraha Temple, Shiva Temple on an island in the midst of the Brahmaputra river; enjoy a cruise along the river Bramhaputra and boating on Dighalipukhuri. Visit the nearby Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary, home to the famous one-horned rhinoceros. EI Special Activities: Visit Sualkuchi, one of the world’s largest silk weaving villages often called the Manchester of the East.