Situated on the bank of the Barak River, Silchar is the headquarter of Cachar district in Assam.
If you are a history buff and inquisitive about archeological sites, you can visit the ruins of Kachari Kingdom, located at a distance of just 20 km from Silchar. Those interested in exploring wildlife can make a day trip to Borlai Wildlife Sanctuary, 40 km from the heart of Silchar.
Silchar Airport at Kumbhigram is the closest airport
Silchar Railway Station is the nearest railhead.
Sichar is well connected by road with various cities in the state. A large number of state as well as private buses ply daily from Guwahati to Silchar.