Assam

Assam is the central state in the North-East Region of India and serves as the gateway to the rest of the Seven Sister States. The land of red river and blue hills, Assam is reflected peerlessness in the exquisite natural beauty, cultural richness and all round socio-economic scenario by its name. In ancient times Assam known as Pragjyotisha or Pragjyotishpura, and Kamarupa.For the purposes of tourism there are wildlife preserves like the Kaziranga National Park (pictured), Manas National Park, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Nameri National Park, Dibru-Saikhowa National Park etc. The climate is sub-tropical. Assam experiences the Indian monsoon and has one of the highest forest densities in India. It has a rich cultural heritage going back to the Ahom Dynasty which governed the region for many centuries before the British occupation.


Brahmaputra River: The only male river in India, this is both a source of sorrow and sustenance for the people of Assam. There are various cruise facilities to enjoy the beauty of the river.

Guwahati: One of the key urban centres of Assam and the biggest city in North-East India, this serves as the major gateway to the whole region. The major tourist spots of Guwahati are Kamakhya Temple, River Cruise on the river Brahmaputra, Shankardev Kalakshetra, Umananda Temple, Assam State Zoo, Shilpagram etc. Chandubi Lake, Sonapur, Madan Kamdev, Chandrapur and Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary are other famous spots outskirts the city.While visiting Madan Kamdev Tourist can also visit in famous ancient temple Gopeswar Mandir situated in village Deuduar.

Majuli: The largest freshwater island in South Asia on the Brahmaputra River, Kamalabari satra, Dakhinpat Satra, Garamurh Satra, Auniati Satra, Bengenaati Satra and Samaguri Satra of Majuli.

Kaziranga National Park: This is one of the few places covered as a World Heritage Site and the main habitat of the Great Indian One-horned Rhinoceros. Also check out Manas National Park and Orang National Park.

Jatinga: This is famous for mysterious suicides of the birds, located in Dima Hasao.

Tezpur: Small town steeped in history and culture. Some of these are Agnigarh, Mahabhairav Temple, Chitralekha Udyan, Bamuni Hills, Usha Pahar, Biswanath Chariali etc.

Jorhat: Situated at 318 km east from Guwahati, Jorhat is a very important city, the last capital of Ahom era, as well as the tea capital of India. Important spots in and around Jorhat city are Jorhat Planetorium, Tocklai Experimental Station, Dhekiakhowa Bornamghar, Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Lachit Maidam, Mulai man made Forest, Kaziranga Golf Resort etc.

Sivasagar: Seat of the Ahom Kingdom. Check out Rang Ghar, Talatal Ghar, Sivadol, Kareng Ghar of Garhgaon, Joy Dol, Sivasagar Tank, Joysagar Tank, Joymati Maydam, Vishnu Dol, Devi Dol, Gourisagar Dol and Tank, Charaideo, Namdang Stone Bridge, Uttran Museum, Panidihing Bird Sanctuary and you also see Tea Estates etc...

Hajo: is an ancient pilgrimage centre for three religions Hinduism, Islam and Buddhism.

Haflong :is the only hill station of Assam. The headquarter of Dima Hasao. The village of Jatinga is known for mysterious bird suicide on the night of new moon.

Tinsukia: is the second largest city in Assam after Guwahati. Many prominent shopping malls are there in Tinsukia. Dibru-Saikhowa National Park one of the biggest national parks in India are situated in Tinsukia. This national park is considered as one the biological hotspots. The Tilinga Mandir(Bell Temple) is a very famous temple situated in the outskirts of Tinsukia city. Digboi Refinery the Asia's oldest refinery is situated here. A railway park is recent addition to the city. Presently the city has the biggest railway station in Assam. Dehing Patkai Festival annual festival held at Lekhapani in Tinsukia district.

Dibrugarh is called as the tea city of the world, and accounts for the finest Assam Tea that is drank anywhere in the world. The Brahmaputra River shared boundary with the town and gives the town a certain charm. Set midst miles and miles of tea estates, Dibrugarh offers the perfect opportunity to experience a life in a tea estates. Recently, tea tourism has started becoming popular, with travel companies such as Greener Pastures and Purvi Discovery offering tea tours. Tipam is a famous tourist spot of Dibrugarh. Tipam is an ethnic village which is famous for its historical places. Besides Tipam, Dehing Patkai rainforest is the other attraction.

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