Heading to Guwahati for your next vacation? Then add the scenic city of Shillong to your trip as well. Less than 3 hours away, the road to Shillong is by far one of the smoothest drives you will ever take, and the accompanying natural beauty only adds to the pleasure of the journey.
Clubbing Shillong with Guwahati will provide a wonderful contrast to your trip in terms of landscape, people, culture, food, and activities. In this article, we’ve covered the best places to visit, things to do, places to stay, and other useful tourist information for both destinations.
EXPERIENCE A DELIGHTFUL CONTRAST IN CITIES
Guwahati is a bustling port city situated beside the Brahmaputra River. Among all the places in Assam, Guwahati is one of the entertaining tourist destinations for visitors coming to Northeast India. Guwahati is popularly known for its temples and river cruises. A cosmopolitan outlook, ponds, palm trees, and single-storey traditional houses are the first few visuals you come across when in Guwahati. It seems like the elders in the society of Guwahati can never be wrong. They once named Guwahati Pragjyotishpur (Light of the East), and we believe that Guwahati has lived up to this title. Guwahati is the largest city in the northeast and blends in the old colonial charm with concrete structures. Read more…