Paradise for wildlife lovers, Guwahati is situated on the southern bank of Bramhaputra River. Its ancient name was Pragjyotishpura. The city is the gateway to northeast India as it is the base to reach Shillong, Cherrapunji and other tourist destinations present in this part of the country. The metropolis city, Guwahati, is located in lower Assam encompassing an area of 216 km square. It is the headquarter of Kamrup Metro District.
The Kamakhya Temple, Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple and Hajo are the most famous places to visit here and hold religious significance. India's finest wildlife century, the Kaziranga National Park, is here and it houses various wildlife species including tigers, elephants, leopards, one horned rhinoceros, etc. Pobitora wildlife sanctuary, Assam state zoo and Chakrashila wildlife sanctuary are also great places to witness the flora and fauna in this region. The best time to visit the place is between October and March as the weather remains pleasant with minimum temperature barely reaching 5°C low. So, if you want to spend a wonderful vacation in the wilderness, become a part of Guwahati.