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Deepor Beel

Deepor Beel is a permanent fresh water lake located about 10 km Southwest of Guwahati city. It also functions as the major storm water storage basin for the city. Apart from this it has got other biological and environmental importance too. This is a prominent staging site for migratory birds. Apart from being the only Ramsar site in Assam it is also included among Important Bird Area (IBA) sites by Birdlife International.

Days Required to Cover

A half day visit to this fresh water lake will be sufficient to cover Deepor Beel.

Things to do

Deepor Beel is a birding heaven. You can watch incredible local and migratory birds and experience the scenic beauty of this place.

Places to Visit


Best time of the year to visit

You can travel to Deepor Beel throughout the year but winters will be the best time to visit this place as migratory birds make their way to the lake at this particular season. You will also be able to see a wide varieties of local fish.

Famous for

This enchantingly beautiful lake is famous for its migratory birds and also it is the only Ramsar site in Assam.


Accommodation facilities

A wide range of hotels and resorts are available near Deepor Beel, one can book their stay and enjoy the calmness of the place.

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