Assam is a gateway to Northeast India and is a treat for your eyes. The mighty Brahmaputra river passing silently through the state, Assam is a home for the wildlife sanctuaries and the destination of historical sites. The state is the stoppage of every tourist. While you were here in Assam state, don’t forget to explore the Kaziranga and Manas Wildlife Sanctuaries. These two Wildlife Sanctuaries are the best wildlife encounters where you can see the one-horned Rhinoceros, wild water buffalo, and the various species of birds. 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 sprawling tea garden is the beautiful scenery in scenic locations. India is one of the largest producers of tea in the world and approximately 52% of the total tea comes from Assam. In Assam Kamakhya Temple is one of the famous temples visited by people from all around the world. You can also visit the world’s largest river island Majuli Island, and also the Umananda Island which is situated center of the river Brahmaputra. Meet the local inhabitants and get to know about their lifestyle. As I’ve already mentioned that the Assamese people are very much devoted to God and live a very simple life. Some of the houses in Assam are made with the only bamboo. The main languages they speak are the Assamese, Hindi and few speak in English. The traditional dress of the Assamese is simple and mostly hand-loom ‘Mekhela Chador’ or ‘Riha-Mekhela’ is worn by the women and the men wear ‘Suria’ or ‘Dhoti’, and over it, they drape a chadar known as ‘Seleng‘.
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. The state situated on the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas, along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys. 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. Assam also shares the International borders with Bhutan in the north and Bangladesh in the south. The Brahmaputra River that flows within Assam is considered to be a life-line for the state. The river brings fertility to the lands and is the main reason for rainfall almost throughout the year.
Assam is one of the favorite destinations for tourists and here are the
Top five places of Assam
Kaziranga National Park- Kaziranga National Park is known as the heart of Assam which lies in Nagaon and Golaghat districts. This park is located 200km from Guwahati. This park is renowned as a World Heritage Site and a home for many animals. People love to visit this Park and discover one of the famous wildlife names as One-Horned Rhino. Morning and Evening will be the best time to explore Kaziranga
National Park because at this time you can clearly watch One-Horned Rhino and other animals like Elephants, Tigers, Swamp deer, Gaur, Sambhar, Hog deer, and many more. Also, you can see splashy birds singing around. To explore all these wildlife and birds species of Kaziranga National Park, you can easily hire a safari jeep 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 of 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 Saraswat Matha.
Dibrugarh– Dibrugarh is another industrial town in North East India, the 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 hotels In Assam. Assam also provides a number of Hotels and lodges with the best and suitable accommodation where a traveler can easily stay with comfort.
If you are planning for your next holiday to visit some of the tourist places in Assam then you should hire a nature hunt, the best travel tour-operator, who can make your holiday more interesting and amazing.
Nature Hunt has got its own properties ( guest house) for the guest. 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 which is made up of a mix of bamboo, mud and hay structures and it has its own small tea garden. You will be mesmerized while seeing the natural beauty of nature. Another homestay is Lake View Homestay Chandubi which is away from the hustles and bustles of the Guwahati city, this amazing 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 the likes and requirements of the guests.
If you want to explore Assam’s Wildlife Safari (wildlife tour) then don’t forget to enquire in our website for the best tour packages.
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