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Flights to Silchar

Flights to Silchar –

Silchar is a picturesque city, situated around 343 km south east of Guwahati. Headquarters of Cachar district in Assam, Silchar is one of the popular cities in the state and is well linked via airlines, rails and roadways to the rest of the country.

Overview

Located on the banks of Barak, Silchar is also often referred to as Barak Valley. It is the second largest city in Assam and serves as a major commercial centre in the state. Silchar is popular for its tea farming and is home to some of the best educational institutions in North east India. Rich in natural beauty and architectural sights, the city is one of the must see places in Assam. Silchar Airport operates regular flights to cities like Kolkata, Imphal, Guwahati and other parts of India. It is also well connected by rails and roadways, making it easily accessible. Climate at Silchar is more of a tropical kind, with hot & humid summers, heavy monsoons and cold winters. It can be best visited between October and March.

City Attractions

Silchar is known for its tea gardens, so one of the best things to do while in the city is taking a tea garden tour across the tea gardens situated in and around the city. Sindoora tea garden is one of the most picturesque and popular tea gardens. Located around 17 km from the city, Sri Sri Kancha Kanti Devi Temple is another well known tourist attraction. Bhuban Hill is also quite popular in Silchar. It houses a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and Parvati, and is frequently visited by many travelers. Situated close to the temple is Maniharan Tunnel, which too is also a popular pilgrim spot. Other places of tourist interest in Silchar also include Gandhibag Park, Iskcon Temple and Khaspur.

Eating & Shopping

The city has few good restaurants and eating places. Riya Palace, located near Gandhi Bagh, Borail Veiw Hotel in Park Road and Nahaz are some of the good places where you can relish local fare as well as other cuisines. If you are inclined to shopping, you can purchase cane and bamboo items, which Assam is known for. Sadar ghat area and Tullapatty area in the city has many shops where you can buy cane & handicraft items as well as handlooms indigenous to the state and northeast region.

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