Among the many sightseeing places in Silchar is the Kancha Kanti Kali Temple which is located about a distance of 11 km away from the city. Apart from being a religious site this temple is also a historical destination. The scenic splendor of the temple and its surroundings has turned it into a favored travel destination for the tourists. It was built in the year 1806 AD by a Kachari Ruler. But later on this old temple got destructed and was later re-built in the year 1978. This temple is dedicated to Mother Goddess Kanchakanti who is said to be the combination of two powerful deities, Goddess Kali and Goddess Durga. The complexion of the deity is of pure gold and is seems as if the idol is shinning in glory. A lot of devotees reach the temple gates to seek the blessings of the almighty. It is believed that revolving round the temple taking pradakshin/circumambulation is very holy. The aroma of the incense stick and the sacred aura within the temple premises will fill your heart with spirituality. This ancient Hindu pilgrimage site is a must visit for the travelers on their trip to the city.
Inside the temple premises there many other small temples which you can visit after offering your prayers to the deity. You can explore many other attractions nearby which include the Maniharan tunnel, Gandhibag, Bhuban temple and many others.
Kancha Kanti Kali Temple in Silchar can be reached by roadways via tourist buses included in conducted tours. For the local sightseeing purpose the visitors can hire autos, taxis or board buses which can help them in moving about freely within the city.
The city has a very pleasant climatic condition during the months of October to June which are considered ideal for planning holidays here.