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Haflong

 

Haflong lies in the district of North Cachar Hill in central south Assam. It is a picturesque hill resort about 345 kms southeast of Guwahati.

It’s main attraction is the beautiful lake at its heart which is one of the largest water bodies in Assam and has grown into a popular spot for boating. Assam’s only hill station it is known as the Switzerland of the East, Haflong is set amidst azure blue hills teeming with a rich variety of exotic orchids and plants, rare species of birds, meandering streams and cascading waterfalls.

The surrounding hills are inhabited by tribes and ethnic groups like the Himar, Karbi, Khelma, Mizo and Naga and because of it’s hilly nature the region is popular for adventure sports like gliding, para gliding and trekking.