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Assam


Introduction
Excursion
Wildlife
Fairs & Festival
Adventures & Sports
Traditional Crafts
Shopping
Getting There
Hotels & Accomodation
Weather
Site Map

 
Map of Assam
 
Main Cities

Bongaigaon
Dibrugarh
Dimapur
Dispur
Guwahati
Haflong
Jorhat
Kaziranga
Kokrajhar
Majuli
Manas
North Lakhimpur
Sibsagar
Silchar
Tezpur
Tinsukia

Getting There

By Air
The Lokopriya Gopinath Bardoloi Airport of Guwahati is well connected by air with New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai. The Indian Airlines and Jet Airways operate regular flights to Guwahati. The other towns to which Indian Airlines operates flights are Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Tezpur, North Lakhimpur and Silchar.

Helicopter services are operated from Guwahati to Shillong (30 min/Rs. 625 for Indians and Rs. 850 for foreigners), Tura (50 min/Rs. 1125 for Indians and Rs.1330 for foreigners) and Maharlagun (Itanagar) (75 min/Rs. 2700).

Taxi services including pre-paid service, are available at the airport for transfer to the city and cost about Rs. 300. Taxis can also be hired at the airport for Shillong. for around Rs 1100

Indian Airlines Ganeshguri, Tel 2264420-22.141, Open: 0900-1700 hrs, Sunday closed.
Airport Tel 2840279/221 /401, Indian Airlines provides tele-check-in facility for J-class and Frequent Flying Club Member passengers with hand baggage only.

Jet Airways Silpukhari
Tel 2520202,2522396, Open: 0830-1800 hrs (weekdays) and 0830-1730 hrs (Sunday)
Airport Tel 2840130-131,Open: 0900-1730 hrs Tele-check-in, Tel 2840600 (0930-1400 hrs)

Air Sahara Ulubari
Tel 2548676,2547808, Open: 0630-1800 hrs (weekdays) and 0630-1730 hrs (Sunday)

Meghalaya Helicopter Service
Guwahati Airport Tel 2840300, Open: 0800-1600 hrs

By Rail
Assam is well connected by train with the rest of the Country. There are train services from Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Cochin and Tiruvanantapuram. B.G. line connection is upto Dibrugarh and M.G. line with Haflong and Silchor.

By Bus
A network of National Highways and other Roads connect all important places of Assam. All the towns of Assam are well connected by the Assam State Transport Corporation (A.S.T.C.) and other tourist bus services. These buses also ply to the capitals of the neighbouring states.

Night bus services Currently, nigh services are available to : Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Tinsukhia, Silchar. Dimapur, Kohima. Imphal. Aizawl and Itanagar, Services offered by Assam Stat Transport Corporation, Blue Hill Travels, Green Valley Travels, Network Travels and others.

Taxis and auto-rickshaws Rates negotiable, are available at the railway station for transfer to different parts of the city. Taxis for Shillong are available from the taxi stand across the railway station and can be accessed by the railway over bridge.

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How to reach Assam - India

 
Main Cities
Bongaigaon | Dibrugarh | Dimapur | Dispur | Guwahati | Haflong | Jorhat | Kaziranga | Kokrajhar | Majuli
Manas | North Lakhimpur | Sibsagar | Silchar | Tezpur | Tinsukia
 
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