Who doesn't wish to go for a picnic? Ask an 80 year old or an 8 year old; an entrepreneur or a student - everybody loves a day out especially if the weather is fine. One loves to relax, enjoy, eat and play and take the day off from routine work. In Guwahati, there are some love;y picnic spots that welcome people with open arms. Though any place is a good place if you have good company but a good venue definitely adds charm to it. Spend your day in some of the exotic tourist spots in Guwahati and take back memories of a lifetime!
Chandubi Lake attracts a huge number of tourists to its place for its scenic beauty and beautiful ambience. The charming beauty of the place attracts both locals, domestic and international tourists.
The natural lagoon of the place is a sight of mesmeric beauty. Local people come to the place for picnics and getaway plans. The place is also used for boating purposes, and people can take the sweet pleasure of boating in the lake and at the same time take a tour of the entire lake by enjoying the scenes around with hills and trees everywhere. Fishing and rowing is another activity that is done here with full freedom and enjoyment. Apart from the natural beauty, the place is also home to a number of animals and plants. Tourists coming over here also witness a number of fauna and flora, fish, algae, turtles and many other living organisms. Apart from the migratory birds, forests, there are also small villages that surround the lake along with tea gardens.
As a picnic spot in Guwahati, Chandubi lake is a place of great recreation for children can move around freely with no restriction and then there are different activities that go on here such as fishing, boating, swimming, rowing, etc.
Hatishila is a picnic spot that is situated in the banks of the river Brahmaputra.The name Hatishila is derived from ‘hati’ meaning Elephant in Assamese
and ‘shila’ meaning stone. There are two stones here in the place which
resembles the tusk of an elephant. Previously a virgin territory, this place was unexplored and now people visit this place for a wonderful time with friends and family. With the river side sands giving the spot a rather wonderful location and the cool breeze blowing by the river, gives this place a rather amazing feel making it even more popular amongst the people.
Kulsi is situated about 40 kms away from Guwahati. This place is a beautiful place for the primary reason that river dolphins can be seen here. Around the world only four types of river dolphins exist and one of these species is found here in India. The Kulsi River is a popular picnic spot now and has developed as a eco-tourism spot with 30 odd freshwater dolphins being a major attraction. People can even take boat rides here while enjoying the sight of the beautiful river dolphins. The place is in the rural areas but the people here are humble and there to guide as well.
It is very soon becoming a popular tourist spot with the information about the place spreading amongst people.