Guwahati, India

Guwahati is an ancient urban area, the largest city of state/region, the major metropolis of eastern India (Assam) and one of the fastest developing cities of India. Being a major commercial and educational hub, it is home to premier institutions such as the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Gauhati University, and Cotton College. The city is a major center for cultural activities and sporting events, as well as a centre for administrative and political activities of Assam. It is also an important regional hub for transportation.

The city is located between the banks of the Brahmaputra River and the foothills of the Shillong plateau, with LGB International Airport to the west and the town of Narengi to the east.

Many ancient Hindu temples are in the city, so Guwahati is also known as the "The City of Temples". Dispur, the capital of the Indian state of Assam, is in the circuit city region located within Guwahati and is the seat of the Government of Assam.

Guwahati's region hosts diverse wildlife including rare animals such as Asian Elephants, Pythons, Tigers, Rhinoceros, Gaur, primate species and endangered birds.

Guwahati has a humid subtropical climate (Köppen climate classification Cwa), falling just short of a tropical savanna climate.

Guwahati, being on the bank of Brahmaputra River, is connected to National Waterways No 2, with a terminal at Pandu. It is used for movement of bulk & general cargo, passenger vessels and tourist vessels. Several passenger ferry services are also operated by the state Inland Water Transport department for transportation of passengers across the River Brahmaputra.

One of the major attractions of Guwahati is the River Cruise on the Brahmaputra River. On board luxurious cruise vessels, tourists can relax and enjoy the beautiful view of the sunset.

General Information:

Population: Metro: 960,787 (2011)
Languages: • Official: Assamese, English
Currency: Indian Rupee
Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN: 781 XXX
Telephone code: +91 - (0) 361 - XX XX XXX

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Cruises from Guwahati, India

Cruise Date Duration
ABN Charaidew II, Assam Despatch 7 ex Guwahati Return 07/04/20 4 nts
ABN Charaidew II, Assam Despatch 2 ex Guwahati to Kaziranga 11/04/20 7 nts
Mahabaahu, Upstream ex Guwahati to Neamati 26/04/20 7 nts
Mahabaahu, Upstream ex Guwahati to Silghat 26/04/20 2 nts
ABN Charaidew II, Assam Despatch 2 ex Guwahati to Kaziranga 31/10/20 7 nts
ABN Charaidew II, Assam Despatch 7 ex Guwahati Return 24/11/20 4 nts
ABN Charaidew II, Assam Despatch 2 ex Guwahati to Kaziranga 28/11/20 7 nts
ABN Charaidew II, Assam Despatch 7 ex Guwahati Return 22/12/20 4 nts
ABN Charaidew II, Assam Despatch 2 ex Guwahati to Kaziranga 26/12/20 7 nts
ABN Sukapha, Assam Despatch 2 ex Guwahati to Kaziranga 06/01/21 7 nts
ABN Charaidew II, Assam Despatch 7 ex Guwahati Return 19/01/21 4 nts
ABN Charaidew II, Assam Despatch 2 ex Guwahati to Kaziranga 23/01/21 7 nts
ABN Sukapha, Assam Despatch 2 ex Guwahati to Kaziranga 30/01/21 7 nts
ABN Charaidew II, Assam Despatch 7 ex Guwahati Return 16/02/21 4 nts
ABN Charaidew II, Assam Despatch 2 ex Guwahati to Kaziranga 20/02/21 7 nts
ABN Sukapha, Assam Despatch 7 ex Guwahati Return 23/02/21 4 nts
ABN Sukapha, Assam Despatch 2 ex Guwahati to Kaziranga 27/02/21 7 nts
ABN Charaidew II, Assam Despatch 7 ex Guwahati Return 16/03/21 4 nts
ABN Charaidew II, Assam Despatch 2 ex Guwahati to Kaziranga 20/03/21 7 nts
ABN Sukapha, Assam Despatch 7 ex Guwahati Return 23/03/21 4 nts
ABN Sukapha, Assam Despatch 2 ex Guwahati to Kaziranga 27/03/21 7 nts
ABN Charaidew II, Assam Despatch 7 ex Guwahati Return 13/04/21 4 nts
ABN Charaidew II, Assam Despatch 2 ex Guwahati to Kaziranga 17/04/21 7 nts
ABN Sukapha, Assam Despatch 2 ex Guwahati to Kaziranga 20/04/21 7 nts
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