The only hill station in Assam, also known as ‘white ant hillock’, Haflong hill station in Assam is situated at a distance of 310 kms from Guwahati. Distinguished for its azure blue hills, unique orchids, the rivers, beautiful landscapes; Haflong is known for the adventure activities like trekking and paragliding it offers.
Planning to visit the place? Here’s what you ought to know about Haflong Valley:
When to visit?
The best time to visit Haflong is in the months of January, February, March, April, October, November and December.
The spectacular lake of the Haflong is situated at the heart of the hill station, offering a variety of leisure activities, like boating.
Known as a paradise for hikers, Chail is a very small village, famous for its various sceneries and sightseeing locations.
Muolhoi is an area of town Haflong, well-known as the cultural treasure house of the tribal people in Haflong.
Maibong is 53 kms from Haflong, famous for the remnants of Ramchandi Temple and Kachari Kingdom. The Mahur River also flows by Maibong that attracts an ample number of tourists.
Jatinga Bird Observatory
It is famous all across the world for the mysterious migratory bird, according to which the birds migrate to this place amidst August and November and commit mass suicide.
How To Get Here
Nearest Airport: Barapani, Shillong (Meghalaya), situated at a distance of 252 kms. You can also reach there via Guwahati Airport, 345 km from Haflong.
Lower Haflong has a railway station around 3 kms from the main town. However Lunding Juction Railway station is another railhead close to Haflong.
Haflong is well connected by road to Assam and Guwahati. There are both government and private buses you can get at regular intervals, connecting Haflong to the main parts of Assam.