Guwahati Tourism

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Guwahati also called Pragjyotishpur earlier, which means city of Eastern Light, is a major city in the state of Assam. The capital of Assam, Dispur is located within the city of Guwahati. The city lies along the south bank of the mighty Brahmaputra with undulating hills, the airport and other small towns on the other side of the city. Guwahati is a major city but its extensive green cover is a haven for rare flora and fauna, which flourish in the city’s environment.

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Facts and Stats for Guwahati*

  • Pollution Statistics in Guwahati

    Know the pollution level of Guwahati before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 73.26 (High)
    • Water Pollution 85.42 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 63.24 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 82.24 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 62.16 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 86.11 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 61.54 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 63.97 (High)
  • Guwahati: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Guwahati for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Guwahati.

    • Burglary and Theft 58.93 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 42.31 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 39.29 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 85 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 46.15 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 28.57 (Low)
    • Drug offense 41.07 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 73.33 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 38.33 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 42.31 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.93 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Guwahati - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Guwahati is 80.57 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 51.45 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 71.33 (High)
    • Pollution Index 84.59 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 115 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 24.57 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 68.19 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.53 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 66.7 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Guwahati

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Guwahati

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.08 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.31 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 47.54 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 43.08 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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