The city consists of offbeat weekend getaways as well as some fascinating destinations Credit: Saif Khan

Diwali is already around the corner and people are busy cleaning and decorating their house; shopping for their family and friends. While some would be planning to run away from this entire hullabaloo.

If you are one of those who is planning to run away from all the city noise and have a perfect Diwali with loved ones, a short trip is one the best possible things to do if you are in search of some peace and a getaway along with a break from your daily routine this Diwali.

Guwahati has such a big advantage in terms of weekend getaways from the city. Whether it be the hills or plains, Guwahati has many places that are ideal for a day or two days trips. The city consists of offbeat weekend getaways as well as some fascinating destinations that come under the best weekend getaways from Guwahati.

Let’s check five of the places around Guwahati for a Diwali weekend getaway.

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Chandubi Lake

Head out for a long drive to reach Chandubi Lake, amidst golden-hued paddy fields on both sides of the road which for sure would sweep you off your feet. One would come across a large number of tea gardens. There are several resorts near Chandubi Lake for you to enjoy your time away from the city.

Time to reach Chandubi: 2 hours

Chandubi Lake View Home Stay

Address: Chandubi, opposite to picnic spot, Guwahati, Assam 781120

Chandubi Lake

Chandubi Jungle Camp

Address: Barduar Tea Garden No.3, Assam 781120

Chandubi Eco Camp

Address: Joramukharia, Chandubi, Loharghat, Assam 781120

Chandubi Jungle Camp


Head to Sonapur for a day trip with your loved ones as there are a number of resorts near Sonapur to chill away from the city life for a while.

Time to reach Sonapur: 1-2 hours

Brahmaputra Jungle Resort

Address: Near Laxmi Bai Institute of Physical Education, Tapesia, Kamarkuchi, Sonapur, Guwahati, Assam 782402

Aarian Woods Resorts

Address: Tepesia Sonapur, Guwahati, Assam 782402

Spring Valley Resort

Address: Kamarkuchi, Sonapur, Guwahati, Assam 782402

PANACEA- The Village

Sonapur Bazar Road Arabari Village, Borkhat, Guwahati 781006

Aarian Woods Resorts
PANACEA- The Village

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Kaziranga National Park

A stay at the national park is not limited to exploring days inside the national park. There are a few attractions in and around the national park that can be visited. There a vast number of animals to have a look at and they are a treat to watch at.

Time to reach Kaziranga: 7 hours.

Kaziranga Resort

NH 37, Kaziranga National Park, Kohora, Assam 785609

One Horned Rhino at Kaziranga

IORA, the Retreat

Kaziranga National Park, Bogorijuri, Kohora, Assam 785609

Resort Borgos

No 2 Sildubi Kohora, Kaziranga National Park

Nature Hunt Eco Camp

37 Nh Bachagaon, Diring, Kaziranga National Park 785609

IORA, the Retreat
Resort Borgos

Tegheria waterfall

Set among lush green hills, the naturally formed waterfall at Tegheria, with its cool refreshing water cascading down situated near Khetri on the city outskirts, is a perfect getaway for you this Diwali.

Time to reach Tegheria: 1 hour

Address: Tegheria, Assam 782410

Tegheria waterfall

Manas National Park

The UNESCO World Heritage Site, Manas National Park is one of the most sought-after destinations for someone who loves nature and wildlife. There are a few attractions in and around the national park that can be visited. Starting from river-rafting, jeep safari to elephant safari, Manas National Park offers so much to the visitors and is a great weekend getaway for you this Diwali.

Time to reach Manas National Park: 5 hours

Musa Jungle Retreat

Gyatigaon, P O Barengabari, Bansbari, Assam 781315

Manas National Park

The Sikhiri Cottages

The Sikhiri Cottages, Manas National Park, Barangabari- Baksa, BTAD Barengabari, Assam 781315

Birina Tourist Lodge

Manas RF, Raghabbil, Assam 781315

The Sikhiri Cottages

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