At 680 metres above sea level, in the lush hilly terrain lies this lovelylakeside resort which is Assam's only hill station. It is the headquarters ofNorth Cachar Hills District and is situated at a distance of 355 kms fromGuwahati. Haflong is the name of variety of orchids, one of them beingthe rare Blue Vanda.Nearest airport from Halflong is Dimapur(266 kms).It is connected by North Frontier Railway fromGuwahati via Lumding.Assam State Corporation Busesruns buses throughout the district.
PLACES OF INTEREST
:- Haflong Lake, Jatinga, Maibong, Umrangsu.
Situated in the heart of the hill station it is a picturesque area.
9 kms away, this village has attracted orinthologists from all over the world to unreveal the mystery of the flocks of little migratory birds crashing to death on still dark nights. The phenomenon is attributed by scientists to the sensitivity of thesebirds to infra red emissions of the torches borne by the villagesduring the nights. An elevated watch tower provides an opportunity to see this bird mystery.
47 kms away from Haflong, on the banks of river Mahurlies the ruins of the once flourishing capital of the Dimasa KachariKingdom. A stone house and temple of Kachari kings can be seen at Maibong.
115 kms away from Haflong by road, the biggest hydelplant under North East Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) has come upwith dams across the river Kopili, a tributery of the Brahmaputra. Near Umrangsu, there is a hot water spring (Garampani) which isbelieved to possess medicinal properties.
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