Guwahati Tourism

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.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Guwahati

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

    • Air Pollution 66.95 (High)
    • Water Pollution 78.37 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 59.8 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75.45 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 57.41 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 77.36 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 55.26 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 56.5 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Guwahati for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Guwahati.

    • Burglary and Theft 56.39 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 44.16 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 41.72 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 78.85 (High)
    • Car Stealing 45.2 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45.2 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 34.99 (Low)
    • Drug offense 41 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 72.58 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 36.47 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40.22 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 53.26 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Guwahati is 123.67 (High)

    • Safety Index 52.12 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 71.86 (High)
    • Pollution Index 77.23 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 24.13 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 65.98 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.08 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 49.37 (Low)
    • 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.

  • 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 3.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.62 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 50.25 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 34.49 USD

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

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