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About Guwahati

Poised on the banks of the Brahamputra River, this rapidly growing city provides a link to seven other northeastern states.Guwahati is the commercial capital city of the northeastern state of Assam. Formerly known as Pragjyotishpur (the City of Eastern Light), Guwahati is the biggest city of Assam in India. Its etymological root is derived from two Assamese words, “Guwa,” meaning areca nut and “Haat,” meaning market. Fixed between the picturesque hills of the eastern flanks of the Himalayan mountain range, Guwahati houses the political capital of the state, Dispur. The gateway to the seven other northeastern states, also referred as seven sisters, Guwahati is a vital tourist base point, besides being an holiday attraction among the tourist.

Travel to Guwahati Assam


Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport of Guwahati is well connected by air with New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai. Indian Air Lines,  And Jet Airways operate regular flights to Guwahati Assam. The other towns to which these airways operate flights are Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Tezpur, North Lakhimpur and Silchar. Air India operates direct flight between Guwahati and Bangkok on Mondays and Thursdays.


The busy and overcrowded Paltan Bazar railway station is the nearest railhead for many trains from every part of India. There are direct train services from New Delhi and Kolkata with connectivity to Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram etc.

Road Transport

All India tourist permit vehicles are available for the local transportations and also for the inter city transportations too. Guwahati is connected by regular bus services with Shillong, Silchar, Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Tezpur, Siliguri, Sibsagar, Dimapur, Kohima, Imphal, Aizawal, Itanagar, Barpetta Road and Cooch Bihar.

Hotels near Assam Institute of Management

Radisson Blu Hotel Guwahati 

Address: National Highway 37, Gotanagar, Guwahati, Assam 781033
Phone: 0361 710 0100
Hotel Bhargav Grand
Address: Near D.T.O. Office, Betkuchi, Lokhra, NH 37, Guwahati, Assam 781034
Phone: 098540 51862


Hotel Parashuram
Address: NH-37 Road, Near ISBT, Opp. DY365 TV Channel,Katabari, GARCHUK, Guwahati, Assam 781035
Phone: 0361 227 9976