Sightseeing within Campus

Brahmaputra River View Point Serpentine
Brahmaputra River in front of IIT Guwahati View of campus from View Point Serpentine Lake
Lake infront of Guest House IITG Lake Campus at Night
Lake in front of Guest House IITG Lake Campus at Night

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Local sightseeing

Guwahati lies in the heart of Assam, one of the most beautiful regions of India. The region provides a rich combination of greenery, scenic beauty, flora and fauna and the cultural treasures of the people that inhabit it. The institute is located in the banks of the mighty river Brahmaputra. Crossing this grand river on a country boat is itself a joy ride. Visit Kamakhya Temple, Balaji Temple, State Meuseum, Umananda Temple, Kalakshetra and in the evening go for Brahmaputra River cruise.

Sunrise in Brahmaputra River Umananda Temple River Cruise
Sunrise in Brahmaputra River Uma Nanda Temple River Cruise
Kamakhya Temple Balaji Temple Kalaskhetra
Kamakhya Temple Balaji Temple Kalakshetra

National Park / Wild Life Sanctuary

Assam has five national parks including the World Heritage Sites of Kazirnaga and Manas, and 20 Wildlife sanctuaries. The great Indian one-horned rhinoceros is one of Assam's most famous denizens.

Pobitora Kaziranga Manas
Pobitora Wild Life Sanctuary Kaziranga National Park
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Manas National Park
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Orang Nameri Dibru Saikhuwa
Orang National Park
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Nameri National Park
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Dibru Saikhuwa National Park
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For more information visit Assam Tourism page.

Northeastern states: at a glance

The North-eastern part of the Indian subcontinent is synonymous with unspoiled natural beauty, teeming wildlife, immaculate tea gardens and warm, beautiful people. Over the centuries, people of various ethnic, religious and linguistic backgrounds have been attracted to the fertile valleys of Assam making it a mosaic of various cultures and heritage. It is no wonder then that Assam is said to be like a miniature of the whole country itself.

Seven sister falls, Cherrapunji

Tawang Entrance

Tea Garden Assam

Kaziranga National Park

Living root bridge, Cherrapunji

Tea Festival, Assam

Seven sister falls, Cherrapunji

Barapani Lake, Meghalaya


For more information visit north-east tourism page.


Supporting the state's abundant wildlife and luscious vegetation are the monsoons which stretch from late May to September, but there are intermittent rains even in the winters. Winters begins in late November and continues till February. Winter mornings in most parts of Assam are marked by dense fog giving the land an aura of ethereal beauty.