Top 5 Places to Visit in Assam

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Introduction

India is blessed with so many beautiful places to visit like Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. Assam is one of the most beautiful places in northeastern India, this place is a gateway to the beautiful world of flora and fauna. The variety of lush green valleys, the flowing Brahmaputra, wildlife, and attractive culture attract tourists from all over the world to visit this place and explore. Enjoy this place in your Assam Tour Packages.

Assam is the land of pure bliss with a unique  historical significance and rich heritage. The place is a stunning land known as the tea capital of India. You can love the closeness of nature and feel the fresh air once you set foot in Assam.  The Place is blessed with many UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You can enjoy the beauty of the tea plantation and enjoy this in your Assam Travel Packages. Let’s explore the Top Places to Visit in Assam.  


Places to Visit in Assam

Are you in search of places to visit in Assam? You’re at the right place as Assam offers a blend of beauty, culture and unique heritage sites. Assam has many places to visit that can be a life-changing moment for you which will gift you a bundle of happiness and enjoyment. You can include this in your Assam Trip Packages.


Guwahati: The Gateway to Northeast India

Guwahati is the commercial capital and the entry point for Northeast India which is located on the bank of the Brahmaputra River. The place is the largest city in Assam and is a vibrant blend of the old and new. It is also known as the commercial, cultural and political hub of the state. The city is a mix of ancient temples, bustling markets, and modern infrastructure. You can witness this wonderful city by including it in your Assam Holiday Packages.

Best Time to Visit:  You can visit the city all over the year but the period from October to April is so good and the Bihu Festival is celebrated in April so you can enjoy that also.

Major Attractions: Kamakhya Temple, Umananda Temple, Navagraha Temple etc.

Ideal Duration: 5-7 Days.

Things to Do: River Cruises, Shopping and Wildlife Enjoyment etc.

How to Reach: 

By Road: Drive via National Highway 27, connecting major cities.

By Train: Take a train to Guwahati Railway Station, well-connected to major cities of India.

By Air: Fly to Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, with regular domestic and international flights.



Kaziranga National Park: A UNESCO World Heritage Site

This place was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Kaziranga National Park is related to wildlife conversation and natural beauty. When you reach Kaziranga you will feel the calmness that will touch your mind. The place is away from bustling city life, it’s a peaceful place surrounded by tea gardens and forests. This park is home to 2/3rd of the world’s great one-horned rhinoceroses. You can enjoy the Assam Wildlife Tours by witnessing the beautiful dense forests, and tall elephant grass, and creating a perfect habitat for its diverse wildlife. 

Best Time to Visit: Between November and April is the ideal time to visit Kaziranga as this time park is open for visitors.

Major Attractions: National Orchid Park, Panbari Reserve Forest etc.

Ideal Duration: 2- 3 Days.

Things to Do: Jeep Safaris, Elephant Safaris, Bird Watching etc.

How to Reach:

By Road: Drive via NH37 from Guwahati (approx.220 km).

By Train: Take a train to Furkating or Guwahati Railway Station, then drive.

By Air: Fly to Guwahati or Jorhat Airport, then drive for 5 hours from Guwahati and 2 hours from Jorhat.



Majuli Island: The World’s Largest River Island

It is the world’s largest river island nestled in the Brahmaputra River is Majuli Island. This cultural hotspot is famous for its beautiful views,  traditional Assamese culture, and vibrant festivals. An important part of maintaining Assamese culture and customs is the work of the many “Satras”(Vaishnavite Monasteries) located at Majuli. These Satras are centres of literature, music, dance and art in addition to being places of worship. Enjoy this in your Assam Trip Packages.

Best Time to Visit:  October to March because of the pleasant weather.

Major Attractions:  Kamalabari Satra, Dakhinpat Satra, Garmur, Tengapania.

Ideal Duration: 2 days.

Things to Do: Exploring Satras, Bird Watching, Cycling Tours.

How to Reach:

By Road: Take a bus or taxi from Jorhat to Nimatighat, then a ferry to the island.

By Train: Reach Jorhat or Guwahati, then proceed by road.

By Air: Fly to Jorhat Airport, then travel by road and ferry.



Sivasagar: A Historical Treasure

Wintness the culture of this place by Assam Vacation Packages which once the capital of the Ahom Kingdom was Sivasagar, is rooted in history and culture. This town is located with ancient temples, palaces, and tanks (artificial lakes) that reflect the architectural brilliance of the Ahom dynasty.

Best Time to Visit:  September to April.

Major Attractions: Pani Dihing Wildlife Sanctuary, Rudrasagar Tank And Temples, Rang Ghar etc.

Ideal Duration: 5 days.

Things to Do: Nature walk, trekking, visiting heritage sites, visiting temples.

How to Reach:

By Road: Take NH 37 from Guwahati or nearby cities.

By Train: Simaluguri Junction, 16 km away, is the nearest major railway station.

By Air: Fly to Jorhat Airport, 55 km away,  then travel by taxi or bus.



Manas National Park: A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Manas national park is tucked at the foothills of the Himalayas and is another famous UNESCO World Heritage Site of Assam. The park is famous for its unique biodiversity and outstanding views. Manas is home to a variety of wildlife, including the Bengal Tiger, Indian rhinoceros, pygmy hog and Indian elephant. This park is also a designated Tiger Reserve and Elephant Reserve and includes a variety of rich fauna. Explore the place by including it in your Assam Adventure Packages.

Best Time to Visit:  October to May

Major Attractions: Tiger and elephant reserve, the palace of the King of Bhutan, Bansbari tea plantation, Mathanguri, Manas River.

Ideal Duration: 1 Day.

Things to Do: Elephant safari, jeep safari, birdwatching, river rafting

How to Reach:

By Road: Drive directly via NH 27 to Barpeta Road, then follow local roads to the park.

By Train: Travel to Barpeta Road Railway Station, 22 km from the park, then take a taxi.

By Air: Fly to Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati, 180 km away, then drive.



Conclusion

This place is a blend of natural beauty, rich lifestyle and historical importance. Guwahati is the fascinating getaway of the state, Kaziranga and Manas National Parks offer a blend of flora and fauna and some special items, and Sivasagar is the place for culture lovers and Majuli Island where you can have adventure and enjoy the beautiful views of the nature.  Assam is the perfect place for all types of people whatever they want to explore they can explore everything in this beauty.


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