Haflong is one of the popular locations in the Himalayan terrain of Assam. The beautiful location is the district headquarters of North Cachar Hills District. Entitled as 'Switzerland of the East', the township is a garlanded by the Himalayan ranges at an average elevation of 513 metres.
The town is located at a distance of 84 kilometres north of Silchar and is dotted by beautiful green hills, fast flowing water streams and waterfalls. Haflong is the only hill station of Assam and is known as White Ant Hillock. It is a district Head Quarter of North Cachar Hills and is one of the 23 districts of Assam.
Haflong can be reached by driving up the narrow mountainous roads. Travelling by train on a century-old track is another way to reach the destination. On the way, traditional towns and villages exhibiting tradition and culture of the north-east can be seen.
One of the attractions of the town is Haflong Lake, which is positioned in the centre of the town. Providing habitat to various species of birds, birdwatching is one of the most popular activities of the region. Moreover, the destination hosts several festivals and flea markets, which are one of the chief tourist attractions.
The climatic conditions remain pleasant throughout the year; therefore, Haflong can be visited round the year.