Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Assam-Tourist Information

Assam has in store a wide variety of accommodation options for tourists. It is lined with various star, mid-ranged and budget hotels at strategic locations within the state. Premium hotels, including star and heritage hotels with well-appointed suites and luxury facilities can only be found in prominent places like Guwahati, Jorhat and Dibrugarh. There are also a lot of economy hotels in Assam that are ideal for travelers on shoestring budget.

Spring Valley Sonarpur
For nature enthusiasts, Assam offers a wealth of wildlife resorts and tea garden bungalows with excellent services and a variety of lavish amenities.

Hotels & Resorts

Star Hotels & Resorts
Hotel Brahmaputra Ashok
M.G. Road
Guwahati, India
Tel: +91-361-2602281 to 83, +91-361-2600700

Hotel Dynasty
Hotel Dynasty
S.S Road, Lakhtokia
Guwahati, India
Tel: +91-361-2516021 to 24, +91-361-2630193

Wildgrass Lodge
Grassland Resort Kaziranga
Tel: +91-3776-2662085, +91-3776-2662011

Hotel Little Palace
A.T. Road, Marawaripatty
Tel: +91-373-2328700
Fax: +91-373-2328704

Burra Sahib's Bungalow
Sangsua, Assam
Tel: +91-22-6150 6363

Budget Hotels

Hotel Ambarish
523, G.S. Road
Ganeshguri Chariali
Guwahati, Assam
Tel: +91-361-2344526 to 28

Apollo Hotel
Tel: +91-361-2543125, 2511976

Hotel VIP International
Tel: +91-361-2524093, 2540348, 2542696

How To Reach

Assam is easily accessible via air. It has one international airport, The Lokopriya Gopinath Bordoloi Airport in Guwahati that links the state to all the major cities in India. Famous airlines like Sahara Airlines, Jet Airways and Indian Airlines operate regular domestic flights from here. Deccan Air India operates an international weekly flight that connects the state to Bangkok. Other important airports are Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Tezpur, North Lakhimpur and Silchar.

National Highways in Assam connect the state to all the major places in India. Road transport here comprises of a wide network of ASTC buses and luxury and deluxe coaches that shuttle between various tourist destinations and provide easy commutation facilities to travelers. There are also AC / non AC buses that facilitate travel within the state.

Railway service in Assam links it to major stations in India, including Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Trivandrum and Cochin. Regular trains also ply between major towns within the state. The B.G. line is connected to Dibrugarh town in Upper Assam and the M.G. line is linked to places like Haflong and Silchar. 

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