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.
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