Add to Program
Been There
Save for Later
Show Similar


Cachar , Assam

Sichar is the headquarters of the Cachar district in the beautiful and unique state of Assam. It is also the economic gateway to the state of Mizoram and part of Manipur. Thus Silchar today is one of the most important places in Assam and it also boasts of a sizeable population that decided to settle here because of the rapid economic growth of this place. This is one place in the very disturbed North East which has always been politically stable and thus is called the Island of Peace. The formation of Silchar is purely out of need. During the time of the British the ships you to dock at the bank of the River Barak. This place became a hub of trade and economic activity in this region and slowly people came here and settled down due to the opportunity that this place provided to all. People started to refer to the place as "Shiler Chor", meaning a bank of stone which slowly changed into the modern name of Silchar today. Today this is the one place which has carried on being a centre of trade. Being in Assam, it definitely has its share of verdant greenery and the tropical evergreen wonders. But Silchar will be famous as the most important town in this region as it provides routes for three states simultaneously. In the 1850s, British tea planters re-discovered the game polo in Manipur on the Burmese border with India. The first polo club in the world was formed at Silchar. This place is still one of the attractions in a ton which is otherwise extremely busy throughout the year for being so useful to the economy of this state.

Distance / Time Current Temperature Mean Rainfall Altitude Population Best Times Min Hotel tariff
km / Hrs 9.0°C /47.0°F 144 mm 65feet /km2 Jan-Dec Coming Soon


Places of Interest

  • Jatinga

  • Palace of Kachari Kings

  • Kanchakanti Kali Mandir


Weather at a Glance

Nearby Places to Visit View All

Similar places - 19 View All

Why Oddroad?

Oddroad is the first travel discovery site where you can search holiday destinations & programs based on your preferences (one or more), like activities (bird watching, trekking, scuba diving, etc), terrains (high mountains, beaches, forests, etc), points of interest, states and many more. Once you choose a list of places or a program, we take care of the rest till the last bit. A combination of men and machine do the actual stuff of creating a customized itinerary and do the booking & coordination from there on, so that you can just focus on an unforgettable holiday experience!

Who Plans?

Oddroad has partnered with the best in class tour operators who are experts in specific geography (Himalayas, deserts, etc) or special interests (hang gliding, scuba diving, etc) and not just those hole-in-the-wall city agents who seem to be selling anything & everything! Our partners are new-age travel enthusiasts and hence have personally experienced what they are recommending to you. We believe in high quality & personalized programs so that you have a memorable experience and keep coming back to us!

Pricing and Payments

Oddroad understands that you deserve a fulfilling holiday and values your hard-money; hence our primary focus is to provide you the best "cost vs services" experience. That's the reason our tour partners are either based out of the local geography they are planning for or have personally visited & experienced such places! You will never receive a program through Oddroad, from a guy sitting in Cochin, selling Ladakh!!

You can purchase a personalized holiday by paying online through your credit / debit card or through net banking (with all the obvious security) and offline by cheque or cash.

Frequently Asked Questions

Travel Partners - Partner with Us

Oddroad is constantly on the lookout for tour partners who are local / regional experts, are committed to deliver & above all, passionate about providing an unforgettable experience to our clients. Our users select destinations & programs based on their own preferences & hence expect a personalized holiday experience, which specifically suits their needs, fancies, emotions & budget.

If you relate to this philosophy and would like to partner with us to cater to the highly informed & ever discerning new-age traveler, please click here to find out more.

Partner Signup