Arranged on the Surma (Barak) River, and known for its picturesque excellence and common wonder, Silchar is encircled by Manipur on the east, Bangladesh on the west, Mizoram on the south and the Barail slopes on the north. Found south of Guwahati a ways off of 313 Kms, this town is considered as the most significant focus and passage to Barak Valley in Assam.
Silchar is the second biggest town in Assam and is one of the most steady regions in the North-East and subsequently privately alluded to as the Island of Peace. It is additionally one of the most evolved regions with its own air terminal and establishments of advanced education. Because of its pleasant area, Silchar is likewise utilized as the passage to the neighboring territories of Manipur and Mizoram. Roughly 90% inhabitants of Silchar are Bengalis who talk the Sylheti lingo, the rest being Bishnupriya Manipuri, Dimasa Kachari (Barman), Manipuri (Meitei), Marwaris, Assamese and some inborn gatherings like Nagas.
Attractions: Khaspur, Dolu Lake, Maniharan tunnel, Badarpur fort, Bhubanes war temple, Salganga , Janiganj Bazar, Maibong, etc…
Best Time to visit: Silchar is a great city and pleasant weather to visit in any season.
Peak Season: December to March.
How to Reach
- By Air: Departures from Guwahati to Silchar are accessible all the time. Air India additionally offers the immediate support from Kolkata to Silchar. Airport is around 26 km away from the downtown area, and moderate taxi administration is accessible for around INR 200 to pick you from the air terminal.
- By Rail: Silchar has its own railway station located in the Tarapur area, but it has only metre gauge currently. It is connected with most of the important places of North-East including Guwahati, Lunding, Agartala, etc. However, if you have to come via train from other parts of the country like Delhi, Mumbai or Kolkata, you have to take a train first to Guwahati or till Dibrugarh and then take a train to this town.
- By Road: Silchar is connected to different parts of Assam through roadways. It is very easy to reach Silchar through taxi or by driving on your own. A national highway stretches from Guwahati to Silchar. It is 340 km long. You can also reach here via bus, as all the buses go to Silchar’s ISBT.