Assam Tour with Nature Hunt

Assam, a part of northeast India, is a land of wildlife sanctuaries, where the mighty Brahmaputra flows and sprawling tea gardens. A very popular destination of Assam attracts tourists from all over the world. The Brahmaputra River flowing Tibet Meander from Assam increases the beauty of the region. 

Covering the culture and diversity of Assam, the places where the morning start from a fresh Assam Tea and day filled with a Bihu Dance  (Famous Assamese Dance) with wildlife tours at Kaziranga National Park and Manas National Park where the direct roaring with face to face with wild Tiger and a single horn rhino that surrounded your jungle.

How to reach Assam?

You can easily reach Assam from Calcutta, Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi and other major cities of India via Plane. Assam also has a well-connected highway where you can travel via train and via Roads. Roads are well maintained and smooth you can reach Assam without any squabble. 

Why is Assam marked as one of the best tourist places?

Believing the blessing of nature so-called Assam is emphasized by the mighty Brahmaputra River flowing down from Tibet and blessing the landscape. 

Not only nature but also Assam is rich in their culture and savory cuisine an attractive art and craft.

Guwahati city of Assam also stands as the gateway for prominent places of the North East Region. Guwahati is also famous for Old temples like Kamakhya temple, Umananda temple, Navagraha temple and many more.

Another reason that Assam is marked the best tourist place is for its lovely tea industries and famous for Silk Bazaar.

Let you know little about the past History of Assam

Assam’s past story takes you to the world of the medieval period of Indian history. When there was an emergence of people like Indo-Aryan, Austro Asiatic, and Tibeto Burman. Assam was also known as the Kingdom of Pragjyotisha Kamarupa during the first century AD and was broken into smaller states during the beginning of the second century.

After that in 13th century Assam kingdom was under the Ahom who ruled over 600 years, they maintain a historical culture and tradition, in this stage they used to write script in rocks, copper, iron, through the manuscripts and medieval texts which was found in the different region this way Assam became the most popular places for the traveler.

In Ahom Language Assam is called “Asama”, which means “peerless”.

Now let’s move to the wonderful world of Assam Culture and their Activates

You can see in this modern age that slow day after day people are keeping their culture backward. Only a few of them are there to keep their culture side by side.

But Assam is only the state that is rich in culture. Assam culture tours will take you to the age of Ahom Kingdom where there used to be great respect of their culture, religion, and tradition, and till now you can see that tribal people of Assam had taken a great responsibility to keep their traditions alive in future also their cultural remains evergreen.

The Assamese tradition dress is very simple which is made of silk and mostly hand-loomed. Women love to wear jewelry with their dress mostly they wear motif rich Mekhela Chador or Riha- Mekhela. And men wear Suria or dhoti, and over it, they drape a chadar known as Seleng.

The culture of Assam is very rich in folk music, as it is inhabited by many ethnic groups. They celebrate lots of colorful traditional festivals, among them one of the famous and important festivals of Assam is Bihu.

Are you thinking that Assam is only famous for this much? Then you are wrong?

Assam also presents a number of tourist places, with wonderful sightseeing and pleasant weather. Where you can enjoy your holiday without missing a single day.

Here are the 5 popular tourist places of Assam you should visit:

Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park is known as the heart of Assam which lies in Nagaon and Golaghat districts. This park is located 200 km from Guwahati.This Park is also renowned as a World Heritage Site and a home for many wildlife. People love to visit this Park and discover one of the famous wildlife names as One-Horned Rhino. When you enter this park you feel that you have come to the world of animals like think about cartoons” and some other animated movies, children love to watch it. Not only the children but also the younger and older people love to watch animated movies. Animation movie that you can see is on the TV screen right, you can’t experience it in reality, But when you visit Kaziranga National Park you can see the varieties of wild animals in a close view with our eyes. Morning and evening will be the best time to explore Kaziranga National Park because in this time you can clearly watch One Horned Rhino and other animals like Elephants, Tigers, Swamp deer, Gaur, Sāmbhar, Hog deer and many more. Also, you can see splashy birds singing around. To explore all these wildlife and bird species of Kaziranga National Park You  can easily hire a safari, jeep safari, and Elephant Safari.

Manas National Park

This park is famous for Bengal Tiger and also known as a World Heritage Site which was declared by UNESCO. Manas National Park is known as a home for varieties of wildlife such as Assam roofed turtle, hispid hare, golden langur, pygmy hog and many more.

Kamakhya temple

This temple was built in the 10th century and located at a distance of a mere 7km from the city of Guwahati, which can be easily reached by well-connected roads. 

The temple is dedicated to Goddess Kamakhya and is one of the prominent Shaktipeeth of the country.

Jorhat

Jorhat is also another beautiful tourist place of Assam, it is located on an eastern side from Guwahati, it is filled with quality swift and the city also hosts Jorhat airport for easy connectivity with the other regions of the world. And the glorious thing that you can explore in Jorhat is Shanti ashram which is also known as Assam Bangiya Saraswati Matha. 

Dibrugarh

Dibrugarh is another industrial town in North East India. This state is located on the banks of river Brahmaputra. The scenery and charm of this state attract lots of people. So this place has also become one of the famous tourist places in Assam.

Majuli Island

Majuli Island is one of the largest Islands in Northeast India.  This abode land is reachable through a ferry ride from the city of Jorhat from where Neemati Ghat is 14 km away. Majuli has been one of the famous tourist places in Assam. You can easily explore all these stunning tourist places of Assam without any complication.

After visiting all these tourist places you can also easily stay in resorts of Nature Hunt.

Nature Hunt has got its own properties famous Nature Hunt Eco Camp and Lake View Homestay.

Come and enjoy your vacation in this camp. And take a wonderful memory from Assam.

If you are also planning for your next holiday to visit some of the tourist places in Assam then you should hire a Nature Hunt best travel tour-operator, who can make your holiday more interesting and amazing.

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Northeast India Travel: A Complete Travel Guide

Northeast India is one of the least explored, mysterious and the most beautiful regions of India. Northeast India known as “Seven Sisters” ( includes Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura, and Sikkim) are the states of Northeast. All the eight states are beautiful in their own rights, diverse and beautiful landscape, unique culture and history. The states are without the crowd and fewer honks compared to other Indian states.

The former people of Nagaland are headhunters but now they go to church on Sundays. Many Arunachalis attend church like buildings on Sundays- to worship the sun and the Moon. The region is one of the best sublime experiences for travelers. 

Experience the beautiful geographical locations of Northeast which is varied as the culture. The amazing waterfalls thunder down Cherrapunjee’s jungle, the snow-storm maybe blocking the passes to Tawang, and one-horned rhinos go on grazing peacefully in Kaziranga’s grasslands beside the mighty river Brahmaputra. Northeast travel can be tough, with brutal roads and long-distance but the destinations are always worth the effort.

As you know that Northeast India is one of the best tourist destinations of India where you meet with different culture and diversity which am gonna describe below

1. Arunachal Pradesh– The largest of the Seven Sister States of North-East India, Arunachal Pradesh is one of the 28 states of India. Also known as “Land of Dawn-lit mountains“, Though it is fairly new to the tourism world, Arunachal is a land with abundant travel destinations. A delight for travelers, adventurers and nature lovers all over the world. 

  • Tawang
  • Roing
  • Itanagar
  • Bomdila
  • Ziro
  • Bhalukpong
  • Pasighat
  • Anini
  • Along
  • Dirang

2. Assam– Assam is a state in India that is rich in history, culture, tradition, and biodiversity. One of the Seven Sisters States of North-East India, Assam has risen to be one of the most popular destinations. The world-famous Kaziranga National Park and Manas National Park, two of the World Heritage Sites, are located within Assam. There is a lot of history of ancient civilizations that came and passed through this Indian state too. A lot of inscriptions since ancient times can be found in some of the historical places around Assam. 

  • Kaziranga National Park
  • Manas National Park
  • Kamakhya Temple
  • Majuli Island
  • Hoollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kakochang Waterfall
  • Tocklai Tea Research Center
  • Nameri National Park
  • Padam Pukhari
  • Haflong lake, Hill

3. Manipur-The word Manipur literally translates into the land of jewels. Manipur is a perfect destination for nature lovers. The state has a dense forest, emerald green valleys and rolling hills make the state captivating, and the magnificent floating Loktak lake can stun any of its visitors. Manipur also has a rich cultural heritage witnessed in its numerous dance and visitors.

  • Imphal
  • Ukhrul
  • Bishnupur
  • Thoubal
  • Senapati
  • Tamenglong
  • Churachandpur

4. Mizoram– Mizoram is also known as the “Songbird of India”, the northeastern state of Mizoram 

is one of the smallest states in India. This immensely beautiful state boasts of exotic landscapes surrounded by the blue colored mountains, green forests and stunning views from the cliffs. The vast culture and grand festivals of the state have a unique, irresistible charm which cannot be explained it can only be felt once you are in the land of Mizoram.

  • Aizawl
  • Champhai
  • Lunglei
  • Serchhip
  • Lawngtlai

5. Meghalaya– A Member of the Seven Sisters State, is home to some of the most picturesque places in the North-East. In Sanskrit, Meghalaya means “the abode of clouds“. The Britishers also gave the nickname- “Scotland of the East” during their reign. Quite rightfully so too. The variation in the landscape throughout the state makes Meghalaya one of the top destinations for tourism. Apart from that, 70% of Meghalaya comprises forested regions that are rich in biodiversity. It lies in a mountainous region, with stretches of valleys and highland plateaus, which is rich geologically. Whether for adventure, honeymoon, native culture, National Parks, local festivals or being close to nature, Meghalaya hits it off. 

  • Living Root Bridge
  • Mawllynong
  • Dawki
  • Krang Suri falls
  • Mawphlang Sacred Forest
  • Laitlum Canyon
  • Caves
  • Monoliths
  • Mawryngkhang Bamboo Trek
  • Garo Hills

6. Nagaland– Nagaland beautifully nestled amidst the lush and verdant sub-tropical and sub-alpine climate. Nagaland lying in the hills and mountains of the northeastern part of the country. Nagaland is a beautiful destination and it has some beautiful places to visit. It is one of the smaller states of India. The state is a witness of unique heritage sites, rich wildlife, local festivals, delicious cuisines, beautiful handicrafts, cultural shopping, attractive places and many more. 

  • Kohima
  • Dimapur 
  • Mokokchung
  • Wokha
  • Mon
  • Phek
  • Kiphire

7. Tripura– Tripura is a hilly state in northeast India, bordered on 3 sides by 

Bangladesh, and home to a diverse mix of tribal cultures and religious groups. Tripura is one of the least visited regions of the country and very less known about its beauty. The state is rich in gorgeous landscapes, dense forests, lush green hills, and rock-cut temples with a sprinkle of history and heritage. Visit Tripura to get close to the nature, landscapes, and heritage of the state. 

  • Agartala
  • Dharmanagar
  • Udaipur
  • Ambassa

8. Sikkim– Experience your tour destination in Sikkim which is known as one of the states of North East India. Sikkim is renowned for its panoramic mountains, quaint villages, pristine scenery, five climatic zones, total sanitation, peaceful environment, hospitable, holy lakes, vibrant Buddhist Monasteries, a holiday in Sikkim is sure to bring you close to nature providing you ample peace and solitude.

  • Gangtok
  • Yuksom
  • Tsomgo Lake
  • Nathula Pass
  • Pelling
  • Lachung
  • Ravangla
  • Rumtek Monastery
  • Namchi
  • Do-Drul Chorten
  • Jawahar Lal Nehru Botanical Garden
  • Zuluk
  • Namgyal Institute of Tibetology
  • Yumthang Valley
  • Gurudongmar

Best Time to Visit Northeast

From November to April it is the best weather conditions, by December the high-altitude areas like Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Nagaland are extremely cold. From May to the end of September it rains heavily, particularly in Meghalaya, but travel during this time has its own beauty. 

Festivals in the Northeast

The seven sisters of Northeast India celebrate every festival with great joyous and vibrant. Every state has its own culture and tradition. The northeast festivals flaunt its rich culture. Most of the festivals are either related to agriculture, Buddhism or a new year. The Northeast Indian festivals show the natural charm, artistic abilities as well as the delicious cuisine of every seven states. 

Religious Festivals

Yaoshang– Manipur’s version of Holi celebrated in March.

Aoling Monyu – Konyak festival in the Mon region of Nagaland marking the arrival of rain in the month of April.

Bihu– The major festival of Assam, celebrated with singing, dancing, and feast in the villages.

Chapchar kut– This the biggest harvest festival in Mizoram, celebrated before the sowing season begins in the month of March.

Moatsu– the festival celebrated by the Ao Tribe in Nagaland after the sowing season.

Dree– The Apatanis of Ziro in Arunachal observe this agrarian festival in which animal sacrifices are common.

Nogkrem– In Meghalaya, the Khasi tribe give thanks for the harvest over five days. 

Torgya and Losar– Arunachal Pradeshfestival of Monpa people in Bomdila and Tawang, with colorful chaam ( masked monastic dances) and religious ceremonies.

Music and Cultural festivals

Ziro Festival of Music– Four-day Central Arunachal outdoor music festival with apong ( rice and beer ) and indie music, camping under the stars in the Ziro Valley in Sept.

NH7 Weekender– The popular multiday urban music festival held its first Shillong edition in 2015 and is now slated to be an annual feature. Indian indie and global artists spanning genres of rock, funk, electro and more perform on various stages.

Hornbill Festival– Celebrated in the first week of December, held annually in Nagaland at the Naga Heritage Village in Kisama, this is one of the largest occasion, showcasing the dance, music, food, games and intriguing culture of different local tribes.

How to reach Northeast

By Flight- If you are looking to fly to one of the states in the Northeast, then you will be pleased to learn that four of the states- Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, and Assam. all have direct flights from various cities such as Kolkata and Delhi. Guwahati in Assam is considered to be the gateway to the Northeast states and once you reach there, you can fly to some of the other places such as Silchar, Dimapur, Imphal, Aizawl, Agartala, Jorhat and Dibrugarh. The Lokpriya Gopinath Bordolio International Airport in Guwahati is well connected to major cities of India.

The airlines that fly to Northeast regularly are Indian Airlines, Indigo, Spicejet and Vistara. Here are

some of the airports that you can fly to reach Northeast India.

  • Lokpriya Gopinath Bordolio International Airport, Guwahati
  • Imphal International Airport, Manipur
  • Silchar Airport, Assam
  • Dibrugarh Airport, Assam
  • Dimapur Airport, Nagaland
  • Agartala Airport, Tripura

There are also helicopter services to Aizwal and Naharlagun.

By Train- Some cities of the country have some good connectivity by train to Arunachal Pradesh as well as Assam. Naharlagun is the important station in Arunachal Pradesh which is located between Guwahati and also New Delhi. There are also stations Guwahati, Lumding, Bongaigaon, Dibrugarh as well as Tinsukia. From Delhi, trains such as Rajdhani Express, Northeast Express, and Brahmaputra Rail travel to Northeast India regularly.

In the northeast, the trains are inevitably slow because the trains are not electrified. Because of non-electrified trains in the northeast, there would certainly be a lot of delays before you reach the destination. Mizoram is not connected by train. To reach the Sikkim, you must take a train to New Jalpaiguri, on the other side Kumarghat is the closest rail station to enter Tripura. 

The Rajdhani Express takes around 28 hours to reach the Northeast, it is the fastest railway option. Meanwhile, Northeast Express takes 32hours while Brahmaputra Mail takes the longest, 42 hours.

By road- All the states have good connections of the road in the city areas with regular long-distance buses from many northeastern states to West Bengal. Assam has State-run buses that connect to the other states in Northeast India. Places like Guwahati, Tezpur, Kaziranga National Park can be reached by the Assam State Corporation buses. Guwahati Paltan Bazar is the main bus stand. The other options for the local travelers include Sumo, shared taxis leave once they are filled up with enough passengers. In Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland these Sumo run every hour, it’s a better idea to buy tickets from counter beforehand as these tickets run out very fast.

We, Nature hunt a ground tour operator agency established in 2009, with a headquarter in Guwahati, is decided to help travelers to explore the beautiful and unique natural and cultural diversity of Northeast India.

We have our own properties for the travelers- Nature Hunt Eco Camp Kaziranga and Lake View Homestay Chandubi. If anyone wants to make their vacation extra special contact the travel experts of nature hunt. 

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BEST RESORT IN KAZIRANGA

Nature Hunt Eco Camp- The Nature Hunt Eco Camp is located close to Kohora, the central range of Kaziranga National Park. The guest house is styled in the Assamese culture which is made up of a mix of bamboo, mud and hay structures and it has its own small tea garden. You will fall in love while seeing all these natural beauties and your trip will be memorable for a lifelong.

Lake View Homestay Chandubi– which is away from the hustles and bustles of the Guwahati city, this beautiful place will make you astonished. 

The homestay is situated in a tribal village of the Rabha tribe of Assam and in the bank of Chandubi Lake.  

We, Nature hunt a ground tour operator agency established in 2009, with a headquarter in Guwahati, is decided to help travelers to explore the beautiful and unique natural and cultural diversity of Northeast India.

We have our own properties for the travelers- Nature Hunt Eco Camp Kaziranga and Lake View Homestay Chandubi. If anyone wants to make their vacation extra special contact the travel experts of nature hunt. 

HEAD OFFICE : 1st Floor, House No. 96, Near Excel Centre, Borthakur Mill Road, Ulubari Guwahati-781007 | India

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Explore the beauty of Northeast India with Nature Hunt

Nature Hunt Tours is one of the most trusted agencies in Assam and also certified of excellence from Tripadvisor. The establishment of Nature Hunt was in 2009, headquarter in Guwahati. Nature Hunt is helping tourists to make their visit to Northeast India a very easy and in a smooth way. Here you can explore the beautiful and unique natural and cultural diversity of Northeast India.

With multiple properties, which include renowned Nature Hunt Eco Camp ( Kaziranga ) team  Nature Hunt prepares the travel itineraries for guests to understand their likes and requirements.

The properties of Nature Hunt are Nature Hunt Eco Camp Kaziranga and Lake View Homestay.

The Nature Hunt Eco Camp is located close to Kohora, the central range of Kaziranga National Park. The guest house is styled in the Assamese culture is made up of a mix of bamboo, mud and hay structures and it has its own small tea garden. You will fall in love while seeing all these natural beauties and your trip will be memorable for a lifelong.

Lake View Homestay Chandubi which is located far-flung from Guwahati city, this beautiful place will make you astonished. The homestay is situated in a tribal village of the Rabha tribe of Assam and in the bank of Chandubi Lake.  

Nature Hunt also prepares travel itineraries understanding their likes and requirement of the guests. 

So, are you ready to explore the above tourist places of Assam, if yes then grab this opportunity and gives us a chance to make your holiday one of 

the best memory of your life?

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How to reach Assam: Nature Hunt

The state covered with an area of 78,438 sq km bordered by Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh to the north, Nagaland and Manipur to the east, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram, and Bangladesh to the south and west Bengal to the West. Assam is the largest and the most accessible of the Northeast States. Assam is well known for its tea and silk.

The famous World Heritage Sites Kaziranga and Manas National Park are located in the Assam. The mighty Brahmaputra and the sprawling tea gardens are the best views of the Assam. You can take a boat or cruise and visit the Majuli Island and also can visit Umananda Island also known as Peacock Island which is located middle of the Brahmaputra, flowing through the city of Guwahati in Assam. 

The Assamese people are very fascinated with their culture and tradition. To know about the Assamese culture and history you must have to visit places like Rang Ghar, Talatal Ghar, and Kareng Ghar located in Sivasagar and try doing local Bihu Dance which is the folk dance of the state.  The capital of Assam is Dispur and is located in Northeast India. The best time to visit Assam is November to March because in winter season in Assam is chilling but enjoyable and in the summer season are delightful and refreshing.  In the monsoon season, because of heavy rainfall roads may be blocked or experience other problems so avoid travel in monsoon. 

How to reach Assam 

By Air- The fastest way to reach Assam is by taking a flight to Guwahati, the state’s capital, from any of the major cities of India, such as Mumbai, Delhi, and Banglore, among others. Guwahati’s airport, Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, is the only International airport in this region and is 25km away from the city and you can get a pre-paid taxi right outside the terminal. And international destinations like Paro (Bhutan), and Bangkok (Thailand). Also, there’s Dibrugarh Airport that is well connected with destinations like Dimapur, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Delhi, and Guwahati. 

By Railway- There are many railway stations in Assam that have good connectivity within the state and other prominent attractions in India like Calcutta, New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, and Cochin. Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Goalpara, Nagaon, Tezpur, Jorhat, Silchar, and Golaghat, are the major railway hubs in Assam.

By Roadways- The road network in Assam is quite good and several national highways pass through the state. Assam State Transport Corporation or ASTC, a state-owned road transport corporation of Assam, provides bus services within Assam and adjoining states. But If you are planning to travel by road try to avoid in the rainy season as the region receives heavy rainfall.

We, Naturehunt a ground tour operator agency established in 2009, with a headquarter in Guwahati, is decided to helping travelers to explore the beautiful and unique natural and cultural diversity of Northeast India.

We have our own properties for the travelers- Nature Hunt Eco Camp Kaziranga and Lake View Homestay Chandubi. If anyone wants to make their vacation extra special contact the travel experts of nature hunt. 

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Best Travel Agency in Assam

Welcome to Nature Hunt Tours

Nature Hunt Tours and Travel is one of the trusted Travel Agency in Assam and its headquarter is in Guwahati. The Nature Hunt was established in 2009 and helping travelers to explore the beautiful and unique natural and cultural diversity of Northeast India.

Nature Hunt Tours offers all the northeast tour packages and the sightseen like Best of Assam’s Wildlife, Festival Tour with Tribes and Wildlife of Northeast India, Lifestyle of Monpa Tribe, Western Arunachal Pradesh, Namdapha Rainforest Trek, and Riverine National Park, Tribes, Culture and History of Assam and Nagaland and Tribes and Culture of Northeast India. 

Nature Hunt Tours has got its own properties for the guests which are made up of bamboo and mud. The properties are Nature Hunt Eco Camp and Lake View Homestay.

Best Of Assam’s Wildlife

Tribes Culture and Festivals of Northeast

Meghalaya Villages Tour

The lifestyle of Monpa Tribe, Western Arunachal Pradesh

Properties of Nature

If you are planning a trip to Northeast India, then don’t forget to enquire in naturehunttours.com

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Northeast Tour Guide

Northeast India is one of the least unexplored, mysterious and the most beautiful regions of India. Northeast India is known as Seven Sisters or eight ( includes Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura, and Sikkim). All these eight states are beautiful in their own rights, diverse and beautiful landscapes, unique culture and history. Northeast India is blessed with unique experience and whenever you travel, you return with unforgettable memories.

In the Northeast States, you’ll see the different types of tribes who are equally different from culture and tradition. Each tribe celebrates its own festival with great happiness and joy. 

Hornbill festival, one of the biggest festivals celebrated by the tribes of Naga comes together to promote their cultural heritage of the state. In this festival, Nagas celebrate, exhibit sell their traditional dresses, foodstuffs, and crafts. From 1 to 10 December of every year, Naga celebrates this festival held at Naga Heritage Village, Kisama about 12 km from Kohima.
Northeast India is amazing in biodiversity, it has the world’s diverse regions. 

You can see the sight of endangered animals like one-horned rhino, Snow-Leopard, Yaks, Musk deer, Red Panda, and Sambhar. In the Wildlife Sanctuaries, apart from these wild animals, there is a large variety of flora and fauna, you can see the population of birds, reptiles, fishes, and many more. 

Northeast is also blessed with many wildlife sanctuaries. The famous wildlife sanctuaries are Mouling National Park, Keibul Lam Jeo National Park, Pobitro Wildlife Sanctuary, Kaziranga National Park, Nameri National Park, Manas National Park, Gibbon WLS, Dibru Saikhowa National Park, Eaglenest WLS.

While Northeast shares its boundaries with Tibet too Buddhism occupies a great place in the religious lives of the people. Monasteries are one of the important aspects of Northeast India. The states Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim follow Buddhism. In Arunachal Pradesh, Tawang is a famous monastery. Tawang is known for its many beautiful and important monasteries. Tawang monastery is not only among the oldest monastery but also one of the largest Indian monasteries. The beautiful Tawang town is also pronounced as Dawang. Some of the famous monasteries in North East are Rumtek Monastery, Pemayangtse Monastery, Enchey Monastery, Tashiding Monastery, Dubdi Monastery, Sinon Monastery, Ghoom Monastery, etc.

Festivals in the Northeast

The seven sisters of Northeast India celebrate every festival with great joy and vibrant. Every state has its own culture and tradition. The northeast festivals flaunt its rich culture. Most of the festivals are either related to agriculture, Buddhism or a new year. The Northeast Indian festivals show the natural charm, artistic abilities as well as the delicious cuisine of every seven states. 

Religious Festivals

Yaoshang- Manipur’s version of Holi celebrated in March.

Aoling Monyu- Konyak festival in the Mon region of Nagaland marking the arrival of rain in the month of April.

Bihu- The major festival of Assam, celebrated with singing, dancing, and feast in the villages.

Chapchar kut- This the biggest harvest festival in Mizoram, celebrated before the sowing season begins in the month of March.

Moatsu- the festival celebrated by the Ao Tribe in Nagaland after the sowing season.

Dree- The Apatanis of Ziro in Arunachal observe this agrarian festival in which animal sacrifices are common.

Nogkrem- In Meghalaya, the Khasi tribe give thanks for the harvest over five days. 

Torgya and Losar- Arunachal Pradesh festival of Monpa people in Bomdila and Tawang, with colorful chaam ( masked monastic dances) and religious ceremonies.

Music and Cultural festivals

Ziro Festival of Music- Four-day Central Arunachal outdoor music festival with apong ( rice and beer ) and indie music, camping under the stars in the Ziro Valley in Sept.

NH7 Weekender- The popular multi day urban music festival held its first Shillong edition in 2015 and is now slated to be an annual feature. Indian indie and global artists spanning genres of rock, funk, electro and more perform on various stages.

Hornbill Festival- Celebrated in the first week of December, held annually in Nagaland at the Naga Heritage Village in Kisama, this is one of the largest occasions, showcasing the dance, music, food, games and intriguing culture of different local tribes.

Best Time to Visit Northeast

From November to April it is the best weather conditions, by December the high-altitude areas like Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Nagaland are extremely cold. From May to the end of September it rains heavily, particularly in Meghalaya, but travel during this time has its own beauty. 

How to reach Northeast

By Flight- If you are looking to fly to one of the states in the Northeast, then you will be pleased to learn that four of the states- Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, and Assam. all have direct flights from various cities such as Kolkata and Delhi. Guwahati in Assam is considered to be the gateway to the Northeast states and once you reach there, you can fly to some of the other places such as Silchar, Dimapur, Imphal, Aizawl, Agartala, Jorhat and Dibrugarh. The Lokpriya Gopinath Bordolio International Airport in Guwahati is well connected to major cities of India.

The airlines that fly to Northeast regularly are Indian Airlines, Indigo, Spicejet and Vistara. Here are some of the airports that you can fly to reach Northeast India.

  • Lokpriya Gopinath Bordolio International Airport, Guwahati
  • Imphal International Airport, Manipur
  • Silchar Airport, Assam
  • Dibrugarh Airport, Assam
  • Dimapur Airport, Nagaland
  • Agartala Airport, Tripura

There are also helicopter services to Aizwal and Naharlagun.

By Train- Some cities of the country have some good connectivity by train to Arunachal Pradesh as well as Assam. Naharlagun is the important station in Arunachal Pradesh which is located between Guwahati and also New Delhi. There are also stations Guwahati, Lumding, Bongaigaon, Dibrugarh as well as Tinsukia. From Delhi, trains such as Rajdhani Express, Northeast Express, and Brahmaputra Rail travel to Northeast India regularly.

In the northeast, the trains are inevitably slow because the trains are not electrified. Because of non-electrified trains in the northeast, there would certainly be a lot of delays before you reach the destination. Mizoram is not connected by train. To reach the Sikkim, you must take a train to New Jalpaiguri, on the other side Kumarghat is the closest rail station to enter Tripura. The Rajdhani Express takes around 28 hours to reach the Northeast, it is the fastest railway option. Meanwhile, Northeast Express takes 32hours while Brahmaputra Mail takes the longest, 42 hours.

By road- All the states have good connections of the road in the city areas with regular long-distance buses from many northeastern states to West Bengal. Assam has State-run buses that connect to the other states in Northeast India. Places like Guwahati, Tezpur, Kaziranga National Park can be reached by the Assam State Corporation buses. Guwahati Paltan Bazar is the main bus stand. The other options for the local travelers include Sumo, shared taxis leave once they are filled up with enough passengers. In Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland, these Sumo run every hour, it’s a better idea to buy tickets from the counter beforehand as these tickets run out very fast.

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Northeast India Travel

The Northeast States of India consists of seven states and also the Sikkim. Northeast states are mostly the tribal regions. Each state has its own beauty to flaunt and their amazing culture makes the states beautiful. The states are lying under the hills with green lush valleys, national parks, the species like hornbill birds to one-horned rhino, Wild-water buffaloes to tiger all are the habitats of the states. The northeast is full of a mysterious and arguably most beautiful region of India. 

History in Short

Northeast India comprises seven states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Mizoram, and Sikkim. These North Eastern Region are officially recognized under the North Eastern Council, constituted in 1971 as the acting agent for the development of the northeast states.

The northeastern states were established during the British Raj of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Many peoples of Mizoram, Meghalaya, and Nagaland converted to Christianity under the influence of British missionaries.

Places to visit in Northeast India

Tawang and Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh- 

Tawang is a beautiful town located at an altitude of 3048 meters and the town is famous for monasteries and it is the birthplace of the Dalai Lama. Tawang is a paradise for nature lovers and offers spiritual peace to travelers. Itanagar, Ziro, Bomdila, Anini, etc are the attractions of Arunachal Pradesh.

Ziro Valley is a paradise for nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts settled in the laps of the Himalaya. The valley is bordered by the thick pine forest, Paddy fields, Bamboo huts and large species of flora and fauna. Ziro valley was considered the world heritage site and the valley gives you to explore the traditional culture of the tribe residing in this valley. This will be the lifetime experience that you will cherish in your entire life.

Majuli, Umananda, Haflong in Assam

Majuli is the world’s largest river island and a world heritage site. This island is located within the Brahmaputra River and is 452 wide and most of the parts are submerged during monsoon. The island offers the finest place for watching species of birds and remarkable natural beauty. Kamakhya temple, Manas National Park, Kaziranga National Park and more to come for you when you visit the northeast.

Umananda Island is one of the smallest islands of the world and the island is dotted with a temple named Umananda Temple which was dedicated to Lord Shiva. During Shiva Ratri, you can see the entire temple is decorated with lights and huge numbers of devotees in the temple. Umananda Island is also called Peacock Temple. The name was given by the British and the island is situated in the Brahmaputra River. This is the major attraction of Assam and will be the religious travel in the tour itinerary.

The Haflong Lake is the spectacular and most alluring lake in Assam. The lake is located in the center of the city and the lake captured the attention of so many travelers. It is the clean and well-maintained lake and the perfect place to stay in peace while watching the exotic migratory birds. Haflong Lake also offers water sport activities like boating, fishing, etc for travelers and also home for the refugee during winter.

Cherrapunji, Dawki, and Double Decker in Meghalaya

It is the wettest place on earth situated on the mountainous landscapes of Meghalaya. Cherrapunji is surrounded by pristine nature and fresh, clean ambiance which refreshes you from inside. Dain Thelen falls, Noh Sngithiang falls, Noh Kalikai falls and more are the waterfalls found in Cherrapunji and view of the Bangladesh plains from the cliffs of the Meghalaya. Living root bridges, Dawki, Umiam Lake etc are the attractions of Meghalaya.

Dawki is a beautiful town situated in west Jaintia Hill of Meghalaya and located at the border between India and Bangladesh. The Dawki Tamabil suspension bridge and the River Umngot is the main tourist attraction of Meghalaya and the annual boating race held in March is the exciting activities held in Umngot River.

This make you wonder after seeing this double-decker root Bridge that was naturally formed by nature and this bridge is located a few kilometers away from the villages named Nongriat in Cherrapunji(wettest place on earth) and if you are adventure seeker trekking towards root bridge is the best way to do. The bridge will be slippery so you should be a little conscious while crossing the bridge instead of getting injured. Overall, it is one of the popular tourist destinations of Meghalaya.

Dzukou Valley, Kohima in Nagaland

Nagaland is located close to India and Myanmar border and the places are blessed by rolling hills and alluring natural beauty. Dzukou Valley is filled up with varieties of flora and it is one of the best tourist places in Nagaland. South of Nagaland is inhabited by primitive tribes and south Nagaland is a developed region where you can interact with tribes and can experience their traditional attire. Dimapur, Mokokchung, Wokha, etc are the other attractions of Nagaland.

It is the hilly capital of Nagaland and the city is the best destination to visit Nagaland. Kohima is the commercial hub though the town provides the elegant nature and the place is always cherished by travelers. The town is the perfect combination of ancient and modern cultures and traditions and that’s make the town a colorful and important place for Nagaland. The town is surrounded by scenic views and Japfu and Pulebadze have always been the major tourist hub.

Manipur- Manipur state will take you to the astonishing and splendid regions where your tour starts from the capital form Imphal the capital of Manipur, you will get a chance to visit Kangla Fort and Ima Market. Manipur will also give a chance to explore in the lovely and unique Loktak Lake, occupying an area of 287 sq kms, which is the largest freshwater lake in the North East.

Tripura- Tripura is a hilly state in northeast India, bordered on 3 sides by Bangladesh, and home to a diverse mix of tribal cultures and religious groups. Tripura is one of the least visited regions of the country and very less known about its beauty. The state is rich in gorgeous landscapes, dense forests, lush green hills, and rock-cut temples with a sprinkle of history and heritage. Visit Tripura to get close to the nature, landscapes, and heritage of the state.

Tsomgo Lake, Pelling, Lachung in Sikkim

Tsomgo Lake is 38 km away from the state capital city Gangtok, situated at an altitude of 12,400 feet. The way to Tsomgo Lake is winding through rugged mountain terrain and cliffs and then finally a beautiful lake will be reached. The lake has many myths and legends and a sacred place for Sikkimese. The lake water is delivered from the nearby mountains and it is Glacier Lake. During winter the lake remains frozen and summer brings a new charm to the lake.

Pelling is a beautiful town situated in the west district of Sikkim. The town offers a captivating view of Kanchenjunga and other neighboring peaks so that the town becomes the second biggest tourist attraction place in Sikkim after Gangtok. Pelling is the best for the snowfall holiday where you can experience the cold flakes of snow and it is also popular for a summer holiday. Sikkim also offers other tourist attractions destinations like Ravangla, Tsomgu lake, Namchi, etc.

Lachung is always listed in the traveling itinerary of the tour guide, where the town is situated at a towering height of 8,610ft and lies in the northern part of Sikkim. This mountain town has been more attractive by the flowing of Lachung Chu River and the Lachung Monastery on the other hand. Lachung is the popular snow destination in Sikkim and the beauty of the town is untouched and immaculate nature attracts the tourists in this town.

Best Time to visit Northeast

The best time to visit Northeast India is November to mid-May are the best months, as the weather is quite pleasant during this time.  North-East India mainly has a subtropical climate, influenced by the Himalayas to the north, the Meghalaya plateau to the south and the hills of Nagaland, Mizoram, and Manipur to the east.

Religious and Cultural Festivals

Yaoshang- Manipur’s version of Holi celebrated in March.

Aoling Monyu- Konyak festival in the Mon region of Nagaland marking the arrival of rain in the month of April.

Bihu- The major festival of Assam, celebrated with singing, dancing, and feast in the villages.

Chapchar kut- This the biggest harvest festival in Mizoram, celebrated before the sowing season begins in the month of March.

Moatsu- the festival celebrated by the Ao Tribe in Nagaland after the sowing season.

Dree- The Apatanis of Ziro in Arunachal observe this agrarian festival in which animal sacrifices are common.

Nogkrem- In Meghalaya, the Khasi tribe give thanks for the harvest over five days. 

Torgya and Losar- Arunachal Pradeshfestival of Monpa people in Bomdila and Tawang, with colorful chaam ( masked monastic dances) and religious ceremonies.

Cultural festivals

Ziro Festival of Music- Four-day Central Arunachal outdoor music festival with apong ( rice and beer ) and indie music, camping under the stars in the Ziro Valley in Sept.

NH7 Weekender- The popular multi day urban music festival held its first Shillong edition in 2015 and is now slated to be an annual feature. Indian indie and global artists spanning genres of rock, funk, electro and more perform on various stages.

Hornbill Festival- Celebrated in the first week of December, held annually in Nagaland at the Naga Heritage Village in Kisama, this is one of the largest occasions, showcasing the dance, music, food, games and intriguing culture of different local tribes.

How to reach Northeast

By Flight- If you are looking to fly to one of the states in the Northeast, then you will be pleased to learn that four of the states- Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, and Assam. all have direct flights from various cities such as Kolkata and Delhi. Guwahati in Assam is considered to be the gateway to the Northeast states and once you reach there, you can fly to some of the other places such as Silchar, Dimapur, Imphal, Aizawl, Agartala, Jorhat and Dibrugarh. The Lokpriya Gopinath Bordolio International Airport in Guwahati is well connected to major cities of India.

The airlines that fly to Northeast regularly are Indian Airlines, Indigo, Spicejet and Vistara. Here are some of the airports that you can fly to reach Northeast India.

  • Lokpriya Gopinath Bordolio International Airport, Guwahati
  • Imphal International Airport, Manipur
  • Silchar Airport, Assam
  • Dibrugarh Airport, Assam
  • Dimapur Airport, Nagaland
  • Agartala Airport, Tripura

There are also helicopter services to Aizawl and Naharlagun.

By Train- Some cities of the country have some good connectivity by train to Arunachal Pradesh as well as Assam. Naharlagun is the important station in Arunachal Pradesh which is located between Guwahati and also New Delhi. There are also stations Guwahati, Lumding, Bongaigaon, Dibrugarh as well as Tinsukia. From Delhi, trains such as Rajdhani Express, Northeast Express, and Brahmaputra Rail travel to Northeast India regularly.

In the northeast, the trains are inevitably slow because the trains are not electrified. Because of non-electrified trains in the northeast, there would certainly be a lot of delays before you reach the destination. Mizoram is not connected by train. To reach the Sikkim, you must take a train to New Jalpaiguri, on the other side Kumarghat is the closest rail station to enter Tripura. 

The Rajdhani Express takes around 28 hours to reach the Northeast, it is the fastest railway option. Meanwhile, Northeast Express takes 32hours while Brahmaputra Mail takes the longest, 42 hours.

By road- All the states have good connections of the road in the city areas with regular long-distance buses from many northeastern states to West Bengal. Assam has State-run buses that connect to the other states in Northeast India. Places like Guwahati, Tezpur, Kaziranga National Park can be reached by the Assam State Corporation buses. Guwahati Paltan Bazar is the main bus stand. The other options for the local travelers include Sumo, shared taxis leave once they are filled up with enough passengers. In Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland these Sumo run every hour, it’s a better idea to buy tickets from counter beforehand as these tickets run out very fast.

An important thing to remember is that if you’re traveling to Northeast during the winter season, it gets dark by 3.45 pm and it’s best if you’re not traveling around this time as the roads can be quite dangerous. Most of the highways in and around Assam are smooth with small puddles here and there.

Assam Tour

As you know that Assam is one of the states of Northeast India and also known as the ” gateway to the Northeast”. If you haven’t been to Assam then pack your bags, choose your destinations and then start exploring. On your tour to Assam cover the one-horned rhinos and wild water buffaloes in Kaziranga National Park and also Manas National Park. Assam is also known as the Land of Wildlife Sanctuaries

Assam is one of the least explored regions in the country, providing the beauty of nature, lush green valley, land of wild forests, mighty rivers, a huge area of tea plantation, spiritual sites and much more. The landscape of northeast India is breathtaking and is one of the top biodiversity hotspots in the entire world.

Assam is one of the most beautiful states of India, with majestic Brahmaputra river,

magnificent hills, rich flora, and fauna make every tourist’s paradise.

Location

Assam is located in the North-East of India and is the largest northeastern state interns of the population while second in terms of areas. Assam covers an area of about 78,438 sq. km. The State is situated on the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas.  It has Arunachal Pradesh to the north and borders Nagaland and Manipur to the east. Mizoram, Meghalaya, and Tripura border Assam in the south and West Bengal to the west. It also shares international borders with Bhutan in the north and Bangladesh in the south.  

Climate

 Assam experiences a Tropical Monsoon Climate, with hot and humid summers and cool, dry winters. The temperature ranges between 35-38 degrees Celsius during Summers and between 8-10 degrees Celsius during Winters. Therefore, Assam experiences heavy rainfall and high humidity during summers and foggy winters, especially at night and in the mornings. Agriculture in Assam greatly depends on these rains. Spring and Autumn seasons are normally pleasant with moderate rainfall and temperature. 

Assam Culture

Traditional Dress- The Assamese dresses are very simple and mostly handloom. The women wear Mekhela Chador or Riha- Mekhla. The men wear ‘Suria’ or ‘dhoti’ and over it, they drape a chadar known as ‘Seleng’.

Folk Music- From the time of the Kamarupa Kingdom followed by the Ahom Dynasty, Assamese Culture has been Influenced by each of its rulers except the British rule

which ended the Ahom Dynasty. The indigenous folk music has influenced the folk music of artists like Bhupen Hazarika, Parvati Prasad Baruva, Jayanta Hazarika, Utpalendu Choudhury, Nirmalendu Choudhury, and many others. 

Assamese Jewellery- Assamese ornaments are one of the most important parts of Assamese culture. It is generally made of gold termed as “Kesha Xoon” or raw gold. The ornaments are very beautiful to look at and are a very prestigious part of Assamese culture. 

Cuisine – Comparing to other Indian dishes the Assamese dishes are less spicy. The Assamese people are mostly non-vegetarian, and their staple diet is rice. Fish, chicken, duck, pigeon, and pork are widely eaten and it’s quite popular. Fish curry is another favorite that is prepared as a sour dish called Machor Tenga.

The Assamese dish is incomplete without sweets and one of its specialties called pitha, made from rice. Til pitha (moulded sticky rice cake with black sesame filling), ghila pitha (fried rice cakes), sunga pitha (rice cake baked inside whole bamboo pieces), narikolor laaru (sweet coconut balls) and Kol pitha (banana pancakes) are some of these delicacies of the Assamese cuisine.

Attractive Places to visit in Assam

Guwahati

  • Kamakhya Devi Temple
  • Assam State Museum
  • Dighali Pukhuri
  • Nehru Park
  • Umananda Temple
  • Iskcon Temple
  • Guwahati Tea Auction Centre
  • Assam State Zoo and Botanical Garden
  • Science Museum

Halflong

  • Maibong
  • Jatinga
  • Haflong Hill
  • Haflong Lake

Majuli

  • Dakhinipat Satra
  • Garmur Satra
  • Auniati Satra
  • Tengapania
  • Kamalabari Satra

Sivasagar

  • Joy Sagar
  • Devi Dol
  • Shiva Dol
  • Vishnu Dol
  • Pani Dihing Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Charaideo
  • Ajan Pir Dargah
  • Chalapothar Shyam Gaon

Dibrugarh

  • Jeypore Rainforest
  • Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Namphake Village
  • Naharkatia Town
  • Koli Aai Thaan
  • Barbarua Maidam

How to reach Assam 

By Air- The fastest way to reach Assam is by taking a flight to Guwahati, the state’s capital, from any of the major cities of India, such as Mumbai, Delhi, and Banglore, among others. Guwahati’s airport, Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, is the only International airport in this region and is 25km away from the city and you can get a pre-paid taxi right outside the terminal. And international destinations like Paro (Bhutan), and Bangkok (Thailand). 

Also, there’s Dibrugarh Airport that is well connected with destinations like Dimapur, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Delhi, and Guwahati. 

By Railway- There are many railway stations in Assam that have good connectivity within the state and other prominent attractions in India like Calcutta, New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, and Cochin. Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Goalpara, Nagaon, Tezpur, Jorhat, Silchar, and Golaghat, are the major railway hubs in Assam.

By Roadways- The road network in Assam is quite good and several national highways pass through the state. Assam State Transport Corporation or ASTC, 

a state-owned road transport corporation of Assam, provides bus services within Assam and adjoining states. But If you are planning to travel by road try to avoid in the rainy season as the region receives heavy rainfall.

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Assam Tour Guide (2020)


Assam shares its borders with Arunachal Pradesh and the Kingdom of Bhutan. The state has a rich history, culture, tradition, and biodiversity. The world-famous Kaziranga National Park and Manas National Park, two of the World Heritage Sites, are located within Assam. A lot of inscriptions since ancient times can be found in some of the historical places around Assam. The capital of Assam is Dispur and its located in North East India. 

Learn About History

You can also learn a lot about the history of the state by visiting the many museums around Assam. Filled with archaeological evidence with a huge collection of epigraphy, numismatics, and iconography. They offer great avenues to learn how culturally diverse Assam is at the moment. 

Every Tourist feels excited about planning a trip to Assam but some might not be the same to travel to the Assam state because of the rough roads and other problems but they are wrong, in this blog I suggest you- 

Why you should visit Assam once in your lifetime?

Assam a beautiful state offers tourists attractions, spiritual ambiance, the sacred river, and many more. You can see the beauty of nature in every step of Assam. You can take a boat ride around the mighty Brahmaputra river, also visit the Umananda island which is at the center of the river Brahmaputra. Majuli Island is one of the river islands of the world. Kaziranga National National Park which is the home for one-horned Rhinoceros, and also other animals and birds. Tourists can spend their quality time with their family and friends. 

Firstly, Assam is pretty popular for its Tea. Each year, Assam Tea is produced in huge quantities and the shipments holding the tea products are distributed far and wide. It is also considered one of the best teas in the world by tea-lovers. The tea plantations around Assam also make way for beautiful scenery in scenic locations.

Assam is also famous for its silk. There are basically three major types of silk produced in Assam-Golden Muga, White Pat and Warm Eri Silk. Almost 45% of the total agriculture population in Assam is engaged with silk production in Assam. It provides employment opportunities to hundreds of Assamese people.

Two of the most popular National Parks are located in Assam, with the status of the World Heritage Site. Kaziranga National Park and Manas National Park. These sites were directly responsible for the conservation of many rare and endangered species of the animal kingdom. The One-horned Rhinoceros, Wild-Water Buffalo, Pygmy Hog, Tiger and several species of Birds all found their ultimate habitat here. The National Parks and Sanctuaries of Assam are also home to some of the rare species of trees and plants.

Assam was also the first site for oil drilling in Asia. The city of Dibrugarh is the main center of Oil and Natural Gas Industries. Guwahati, another city of Assam is one of the 100 fastest growing cities in the world and the gateway to North-East India. 

Historically, Assam has seen many dynasties and wars go by over the years. Beginning with the Stone Ages, evidence of human settlements from the pre-historic era is still present in some regions of Assam. There are many historical locations where inscriptions from as early as the 9th Century can be found. From the Danava Dynasty and Naraka Dynasty whose last ruler fought for the Kauravas, in the epic Mahabharata battle. The Battle of Kurukshetra. To the Gupta dynasty of Samudragupta, Varmanas, the Mlechchha Dynasty, and the Kamarupa Dynasty. All the way down the timeline where the Chutiya Dynasty, Kachari dynasty, Ahoms, and Baro-Bhuyan dynasty lived in the rivalry. To the Colonial Era where the British took over India until they left. There is much history and all of this can be seen and understood much better in Assam. 

Places to see in Assam

There are many destinations in the various cities of Assam worth visiting once you reach Assam. These are some of the Places of Interest in Assam according to their respective cities.

Bongaigaon

Cachar

Darrang

Digboi

Guwahati

Halflong

Majuli

Dibrugarh

Things To Do In Assam

Wildlife Spotting

Explore the main attraction in Assam. Take a tour inside the National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries to spot animals in their natural habitat. The thrill of being so close to nature and wildlife featuring some of the rare and endangered species is just amazing. The lush green forests amidst the vast landscapes of these sites are one of the main attractions in Assam.

Boating and Cruising

Take a trip through the water bodies of Assam and enjoy the view while in the company of good food and music. You can visit the largest river island in the world, Majuli and explore the rich cultural heritage of the site. You can also take a cruise in the heart of the Brahmaputra river with great views of the surroundings.

Adventures

Assam is a state filled with hilly landscapes and picturesque valleys. The perfect destination for a wonderful adventure, filled with lush green forests, beautiful scenery and photographic locations. Whether you are trekking, river rafting, motorbiking or paragliding, the views are bound to take your breath away. 

Spiritual Sites

Assam is also a sacred land with ideal locations for people seeking spirituality. People from all around the world visit these holy sites like- Kamakhya Temple, Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib, and Christ Church. These are wonderful locations with magnificent scenery, worth visiting, for pilgrimage and sightseeing. The history behind these locations is sure to leave you astonished.

Historical Sites

Assam was under the rule of the Ahoms and many other dynasties that came and went by. Almost all of these dynasties have an abundance of history to portray when it comes to heritage. Travel back in time to unwind the history of these dynasties through some of the historic sites in Assam. 

Festivity

Feast your eyes and ears to the music and dance of the beautiful cultures in Assam. Witness the tribes following their traditions and performing their cultural programs in Assam. In their colorful dresses and their unique instruments during the festive seasons. 

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