Haflong, popularly known as "The land of blue hills", is situated at a distance of 84 kilometers north of Silchar. It is garlanded by the hills and is an unending saga of gently flowing streams and waterfalls. Apart from its scenic beauty, the hills of Haflong is also known for its more than 2 lakh different flowers include the orchids such as Blue Vanda, rare species of birds, Pineapple, Pera, Peaches, and Oranges and thus adoringly known as the 'Switzerland of the East'.


By Air: Nearest airport is Dimapur (266 kms), Jorhat (364 kms) Gguwahati (355 kms). All there connected by Indian Airlines with Calcutta.

By Rail: The nearest railhead is 3 kilometers off Lower Haflong. One can get private buses from the main road.

By Road: Buses for Silchar are available in the morning while those for Guwahati are available in the evening. Assam State Transport Corporation Buses connect most of the places with Haflong.


Staying options are limited in Haflong but there are independent cottages, lodges and homestays . Mostly are particularly well located in Guwahati, Assam's commercial hub. Near the main market, there is pleny of small restaurants and there one can find delcious rice dal fish curry a kind of Assamese food.

Accommodation options are available in Halflong from medium budget hotels to Assam Tourism's Tourist Lodge.

Tourist Lodge
Reservation Authority
Tourist Information Officer
Tel: (03673) 2468

Govt. Guest House
Reservation Authority
Addl. Deputy Commissioner
Tel: (03673) 2223

North Cachar Hills
345 km from Guwahati
STD Code
Summer 15°C - 28°C, Winter 10°C - 15°C
Best time to visit
October to April
Famous For
Haflong is best known for a beach resort on the lake developed into luscious green hills surrounding the city.