Honeymoon in Guwahati for Couples

Where should we spend time in Guwahati

Guwahati, the tea estate and capital of Assam, is home to rich pastoral beauty that spread across a wide area. Nestled in aromatic tea gardens, with excellent national parks and scintillating flows of the Brahmaputra River, Guwahati is an admirable honeymoon destination that would enable the couple to come close to nature and give way to a lovely start. Guwahati is naturally rich in flora and fauna due to it being situated on the bank of the Brahmaputra River.

Guwahati is among the top favorite tourist place of the North East people to celebrate their holidays. Assam and nearby states newly married couples come to Guwahati for celebrating their honeymoon. Guwahati has a variety of tourist places for the visitors and couples like hill-top temples, Heritage parks, silk bazaars, zoos, river cruises, etc.

A walk through tea gardens or watching the sunset at the riverside is a celebrated activity for honeymoon couples to take complete pleasure in their heavenly trip. Besides being a popular hill station, Guwahati is also a well-known industrial town that provides ample opportunities for people to explore numerous business opportunities. Another factor, which makes this town likable, is that every part of the northeastern region is accessible from here.

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Places to Visit in Guwahati for Couples

Guwahati is among the biggest city of Assam and is situated near the capital of Assam, Dispur. For newly married couples, there are various honeymoon places in Guwahati. Here we mention only the top tourist places to visit in Guwahati for couples that are very popular among tourists and honeymoon couples.

Kamakhya Temple

The Kamakhya Temple is located on Nilachal Hill at a distance of about 8 km from Guwahati, it is an important temple of Goddess Kali. It is the ideal place to enjoy the typical Assamese style in architecture and is known to be the place where one of the pieces of the goddess Kali fell on Earth. It is the most famous temple of 51 Shakti Pithas. Hindu Maa Durga devotees come here to visit from every part of India and the world.

One of the reasons for Guwahati tourism is Maa Kamakhya temple. This holy temple is filled with spirituality and peace. It is placed right at the top of the amazing Nilachal Hill. The view from the top is magnificent. The splendid Brahmaputra and the city can be checked out from a bird's view by taking a walk slightly further up the hill.

Assam State Zoo

The Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden is locally popular as Guwahati Zoo. This Guwahati zoo is situated at a distance of 5 km from the railway station and houses numerous species of tigers, swamp tapirs, horned rhinos, leopards, and different species of exotic birds. Since it is open daily; the couples can feast their eyes on some of the striking wildlife. The Assam State Zoo is spread over an area of 130 hectares and its botanical garden area is spread across over 82 hectares. The Assam Zoo has a rich diversity of flora and fauna.

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Navagraha Temple

The Navagraha Temple is the most popular cluster of temples in Guwahati that has a temple dedicated to each astrological planet. The nine celestial bodies' names are Surya, Chandra, Mangala, Budha, Brihaspati, Shukra, Shani, Rahu, and Ketu so there are nine different colored cloths covered with Shivalings of Lord Shiva to represent the Navgrah.

In every temple, the couple can take blessings of Lord Shiva as they have Shivlings with different colored garments representing nine planets. Its construction dates back to 1751, and it stands proudly on the top of Chitrasal Hill.

Peacock Island

best places to visit in guwahati for couples

Peacock Island was initially known as Umananda Island. Due to its shape, Britishers named this island 'Peacock Island. It is a beautiful, eye-soothing view of the Brahmaputra River and Umanandu Island in the middle of this river. Couples can visit this place for watching mesmerizing views of sunset and sunrises. There are ferry motorboat services available by the Assam Government to reach there.

Umananda Island is more popular for its Lord Shiva temple, the Umananda Temple. It is actually a very small islet which is situated in the Brahmaputra River. The temple was built by Ahom King Gadadhar Singha (1681-1696). The mountain on which the Umananda Temple has been built is known as Bhasmacala. There are many legendary stories related to this island. Couples can go there to spend some time on Island and get blessed by Lord Shiva.

Guwahati Planetarium

The Guwahati Planetarium, situated on MG Road is a genuine attempt to uplift the scientifically inclined minds and offer them a glance at the treasure trove gathered over centuries by the individual explorers.  You should attend the VR show and in the evening the telescope show here.

Along with the normal Skywatching sessions carried out by the experts at the planetarium, exceptional shows projected on a dome-shaped overhead screen would definitely leave the honeymooners stunned. The couples can take a look at the stars and enjoy a glittering experience. Couples can book online tickets also. It remains closed every month on the 1st& 15th days.

Assam State Museum

Assam State Museum is located near the Dighali Pukhuri tank and is extremely popular for its anthology of antiques dating back to prehistoric times. It is one of the good places for local couples to know some knowledge of their history, art, culture, and more. It is a spacious, big and good museum, couples should visit when they are not in a hurry.

The assortment boasts some of the most genuine prehistoric sculptures, ivory paintings, metal, woodwork, and costumes. Through this site, honeymoon couples will be able to travel back to prehistoric times and glance over its specialties.

Dipor Bil

Dipor Bil, also called Deepor Beel is a very popular picnic spot in Guwahati city. In the Local Asamiya language "Bil" means lake or wetland. Local people of Guwahati come here with family and friends to celebrate their weekends here. Couples can do boating here, watch birds, and enjoy the natural beauty of this place. Around the lake, there are lofty mountains with lush green fields. It is situated about 18 km from Guwahati's main city and you can see it by train also when you come here.

Best Time to Visit Guwahati for Couples

The best time to visit Guwahati for couples would be the winter season. In the North, there is chilly winter but in Assam and in Guwahati it is pleasant weather due to the humid subtropical climate so couples can plan to visit Guwahati from October to March months. The summer season is also not so hot in Guwahati as in major states of India so you can also plan for this time to visit this place. The rainy season from June to October should be avoidable to visit here.

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How to Reach Guwahati

Guwahati is a major city of Assam state so there are lots of transportation facilities available like railways, trains, airplanes, etc. to reach here. Guwahati Railway Station is very well connected to the major big cities of India and situated almost in the city center so reaching anywhere from here is easy.

Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) Roadways and private buses are also available from here to nearby cities and nearby states. You can get buses from the Adabari, Paltan Bazar, and ISBT Guwahati. Guwahati has Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport which is about 25 km far away from the city and well connected to the metro and some major cities. Regular flights are available here for the passengers.

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