Haflong Hill Station of Assam


Haflong is a famous Hill station of beautiful blue orchards and pleasing fruits like pera, pineapple and oranges. The natural beauty of Haflong is a superb attraction for many tourists from all over the world. Haflong Lake is one of the major tourist attraction flowing in the heart of this Hill area. Some more sightseeing of Haflong is descibed below.

Haflong Hill station, AssamHaflong is a magnificient hill station proud for Assam, which is situated at an altitude of 680 m above the sea level. It is the district headquarters of 23rd district of Assam named North Cachar Hill. Thus famous hill station is placed at a distance of 85 km to the north of Silchar and 345 km from Guwahati. Haflong is a site of natural beauty. It is spreaded all around with beautifull flowers and varirties of fruits. The city looks gigantic with its Azure blue hills and superb green rivers. The Haflong hills blinks for more than 2 lakh varieties of flowers fascinating there. The hill station offers immense opertunity for many activities like gliding, para gliding and trekking.The main beauty of diversity inhabit this place are several ethnic groups like Dimasas,, Nagas, Karbis, Hmars, Khelmas and Mizos, belonging to different religions.

As a pleasant temperature remains in Haflong including average mean maximum temperature varies from 24°C to 30°C, and the mean minimum temperature lies between 10°C to 14°C in this place, this place attracts tourist throughout the year. Rainfall remains in its beauty from the month of May to the end of September. The perfect time to enjoying Haflong is from October to April, which is the winter season for the spot.

Tourist Attractions in Haflong

Jatinga Velly

Haflong Lake


The gigantic lake of the Haflong is flown at the heart of the main hill station. It is one of the largest natural lake of Assam. Tourists can enjoy pleasant activities like boating, Jatinga village is about 9 km from this lake one of the famous tourist spot inside Haflong.

Jatinga


Jatinga is at a glance for mysterious migratory birds, is situated about 20 km to the south of Haflong is a heart-touching sight for tourists. It is famous for being a mysterious spot where thousands of migratory birds commit suicide between August and November every year. Tourist can enjoy the beautiful scenic of sunrise from the Hempeopet peak near Jatinga. It also provides a bird watching centre in Jatinga, with accomodation fascility permitted by the district forestry office of Haflong. Well Buses fascility is provided to Silchar for access this Hill station.

Maibong


Maibong is famous as the ancient capital of the Dimasa Kachari Kingdom. The beautifull place is located at a distance of 45 km from Haflong. It is the place where you can see the 12th century's creation famous Ramchandi Temple of Kachari Kings. A great tourist attraction which offered by this place is the river Mahur flows through Maibong.

Umrangshu or Umrongso


The biggest Hydel plant under North East Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO), Umrongso is about 112-km from Haflong by road, consists with dams across the Kopili river, a part of the Brahmaputra. There is a hot water spring named Garampani, which has a great history of possessing medicinal properties. Containing an awesome natural beauty this place attracts most of the visitors every year.

How to reach Haflong



Barapani airport, Shillong is the nearest airport to Haflong which is located at a distance of 252 km. and the Guwahati airport is at a distance of 345 km from Haflong.

Only 3 km from the main town a railway station is provided by lower Haflong. Lunding railhead is another railway junction close to the Haflong.


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