Tourist Places Near Silchar

Silchar, one of the fast developing cities in the northeast is surrounded by a number of beautiful places. The tourist can enjoy both the historical importance and natural beauty of these places. Some of the places near Silchar include:

Shillong


Shillong

Shillong, known as the ‘Scotland of the east’ is the capital of the state of Meghalaya. The city is a popular tourist hub. The town is surrounded by beautiful natural scenery, architectural monuments, waterfalls, and many beautiful and small villages.

The restaurants in Shillong offer you with multi cuisine delicacies. There are number of local food stalls in shilling that offers you with variety of local dishes like Jadoh, Jastem etc. Neolith in Motphran, Trattoria in Police Bazar are the two restaurants where you can find local food. Some of the popular Chinese and Indian restaurants in Shillong include La Galarie, Yalana, Barbeque , Kimpao, Wok etc.

Shillong has many traditional markets that offers the buyes with different commodities. The markets in Shillong are also the tourist spots and crowd pullers for their unique characteristics. Lewduh market in Shillong is one of the oldest and traditional markets.  This market is main wholesale market in Shillong. The Bara Bazaar in Shillong is famous for khasi goods. The Police bazaar is located in the heart of the city and  is one of the important shopping area.

How to reach Shillong

Shillong is well connected by roadways. There are bus, sumo and hired private vehicles services from Silchar to Shillong. One can take the bus or can also hire an Indica taxi or Sumo car from Silchari to Shillong.

Fast facts about Shillong

Distance from Silchar: 225 kms
Time taken by road: 3hrs 50 mins
Best time to visit: All round the year
Attractions in shillong: Shillong peak, Elephanta falls, Umiam lake, Ward’s lake, Shillong Cathedral. Lady Hydari park etc.
Language: Khasi, Garo, Nepali, Hindi, English

Hotels in Shillong

Hotel Center Point
Police Bazaar, Shillong 793001
Phone: 0364 2225210, 2220480, 2229839
Fax: 0364 2220100
Email: center_point91@rediffmail.cc

Hotel Broadway
G.S.Road, Shillong 793001
Phone: +91 364 2226996 / 2220815
Fax : +91 364 2501892
Email: hotelbroadway@live.in,
hotelbroadwayshillong@gmail.com
Website: www.hotelbroadway.net

Hotel Pegasus Crown
Ward's Lake road, Police Bazaar, Shillong 793001
Phone: 0364 2220667, 2220668, 2220669, 2220665
Fax: 0364 2228835
Email: pegasuscrown@gmail.com

Imphal


Nature in Imphal

Imphal the capital city of the state of Manipur is a famous tourist place in Northeast. The tourist can enjoy the architectural forts, historical places and the green valleys and hills surrounding the town. The city has a number of historical significant places of tourism importance. These places and the natural beauty attract tourists from far and near to Imphal.

The tourist can treat their taste buds with some of the authenthic Manipuri dishes like Eronba, Morok, Metpa etc in Imphal. One can also find Indian and Chinese dishes in the restaurants in  Impahl. Some the famous restaurants in Imphal include Naoba's restaurant, Classic cafe, Big chill, Nikheel café etc.

If you are shopaholic then the fascinating market of Khwairamband  is a must. This market is interestingly divided into two parts in one you can find textiles and shawls and on the others part basic household provisions are sold. Papier mache, cane and wicker products, decorative ivory, jewellery can make good souvenirs to take back. Handloom and handicraft items are also sold in the markets of Imphal.

How to reach Imphal

Imphal is well connected by air and road.  Flights from Silchar airport are available to Imphal. One can also local cab service in Silchar to reach Imphal. There is regular bus service to Imphal from Silchar.

Fast facts about Imphal

Distance from Silchar: 262 km
Time taken by road: 5hrs 60 mins
Best time to visit: From October to March
Attractions in Imphal: War Cemeteries, Manipur Zoological Garden, Ima Keithel, Kaina, Thengal General, Sekta Kei Mound.
Language: Manipuri, Hindi, English

Hotels in Imphal

The Classic Hotel
Address: North A.O.C, Near Guwahati High Court,
Indo-Myanmar Rd, DM College Campus,
Imphal, Manipur 795001
Phone: 0385-2443969

Anand Continental Hotel
Address: Thangal Bazaar, Khoyathong Road,
Majorkhul, Thangal Bazar, Imphal, Manipur 795001
Phone : 0385-2449422

Hotel Bheigo
Address: Keisampat Wahengbam Leikai Rd,
Kangla, Imphal, Manipur 795001
Phone: 0385-2445845

Guwahati


Guwahati


Guwahati located on the bank of the river Brahmaputra, is one of the main tourist place in the entire northeast. Without one’s visit to Guwahati, travel to the northeast would be incomplete. The city houses the 10th century old Kamakhya temple at the hilltop of Nilachal hills, the mighty Brahmaputra River which is one of the largest rivers in the world, beautiful Umananda Temple situated at the Peacock Island of the Brahmaputra River.Guwahati tourism includes ancient temples, heritage sites, historical monuments, museums, archeological sites, sanctuaries, lakes and ponds.

The food of Guwahati offers one with various dishes from assamese thali to Chinese dishes, from Indian to Continental, Mexican to Italian. One can visit restaurants like Paradise, Khorika or Maihang to have a taste of the assamese cusine. Some of the famous restaurants in Guwahati include City Dhaba, FoodEx, Mainland China, Chungfa, Yo China etc.

Shopping also acts a major source of relaxation for all age groups. Guwahati is also no way behind when it comes to shopping. The city has seen fast growth of malls and marts. Mention may be made of Reliance trends, Shohum emporium, Fbb, Big Bazar, Vishal Mega Mart, Pantaloons, Dona Planet, Metro Bazar and so on. One should also never miss a chance buying the traditional cloths made of Eri and Muga which can only to be found in Assam. Guwahati also have showrooms like Silkalaya, Kalpataru, Kamdhenu Silk Emporium, Brindabani Silk Emporium, Baishya Silk Emporium and many more that provides one with the best traditional clothes.

How to reach Guwahati

Guwahati is well connected by air, road and rail. Flights from Silchar airport are available to Guwahati. Trains are also available to Guwahati from silchar. Guwahati is also well connected to silchar by road. There are regular service of buses and other tourist vehicles to Guwahati from Silchar.

Fast facts about Guwahati

Distance from Silchar: 408km
Time taken by road: 6hrs 30mins
Best time to visit: All round the year
Attractions in Guwahati: Kamakhaya Temple, Umananda Temple, Guwahati Planetarium, shankardev Kalashetra, Science Museum, Alfresco River Cruise, Assam state Zoo, Accoland waterpark and many more.
Languages: Assamese, Hindi, Bengali

Hotels in Guwahati

Vishwaratna Hotel Pvt ltd.
Omkar Plaza, A T Road, Guwahati Gpo
Guwahati - 781001
Phone: (0361) 2607712, 9707700007

Hotel Tibet
Sarhad Complex, Opposite Astc Multi Level Car Parking
G S Road, Paltanbazar, Guwahati - 781008
Phone: (0361) 2519815, 9435043966

Hotel Brahmaputra Residency
Peace Enclave,8th Floor, News Time Building
G S Road, Ulubari, Guwahati - 781006
Phone: (0361) 2738446, 9435306614

Hotel Gateway Grandeur
Near Old Postoffice, Cristian Basti, G S Road
Guwahati - 781005
Phone: (0361) 7110022

Jorhat


Jorhat scenery

Jorhat known as the cultural capital of Assam is the second largest city in Assam after Guwahati. Jorhat is famous for its rich culture and tradition and education centres. The very famous Kaziranga National Park and the Majuli island, the largest river island in the world is located in Jorhat. There are many places of tourist importance in the city and hence attracts a good number of tourist every year.

The tourist can enjoy the delicious assamese cusine in Jorhat. The Jorhat restaurants also offer Indian and Chinese dishes. Some of the famous restaurants in Jorhat include Crazy Hut Restaurant, Grihini, Heavens Food, and Cross Road Restaurant.  

Shopping in Jorhat would be a wonderful experience for the visitors.  There is always something for everyone to buy in Jorhat from the famous mekhala chadar to assamese traditional handloom items like silk items pat, muga and endi. Some of the famous shopping area in Jorhat includes Chowk Bazar at AT Road, Old Balibat, J.P.R Road, Nirmal Chariali, Kachori Gali (Radhiya babu Lane), Mitha Pukhuri Road, Marwari Patty, Rupahi Ali etc.

How to reach Jorhat

As Jorhat is well connected by air, rail and road network travelling to Jorhat is also a convenient process.. There are regular cab nad taxi services from Silchar to Jorhat.

Fast facts about Johat

Distance from Silchar: 427 kms
Time taken by road: 7hrs 40 mins
Best time to visit: All round the year
Attractions in Jorhat: Bangalpukhuri, Thengal Manor, Burigosain devalay, Majuli, Kaziranga wildlife sanctuary, Dhekiakhowa Bornamghar, Jorhat Gymkhana Club.
Languages: Assamese, Hindi, Bengali

Hotels in Jorhat

Hotel Paradise
Near ASTC Bus Stand & Court Building, Solicitors Road
Jorhat - 785001
Phone: (0376) 2321366, 9435352360
Rate: Rs 1001 To Rs 2000 approx.

Hotel Jora Palace
Near Malpani Nursing Home, Raja Maidam Road
Jorhat - 785001
Phone: (0376) 2301370, 9957568347
Rate: Rs 1001 To Rs 2000 approx.

Hotel MDS Continental
Marwari Patty, Jorhat - 785001
Phone: (0376) 2300431, 94357034

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