Assam is the most charming state in North East India surrounded with aromatic tea and lush green hills, canoes sailing down the Brahmaputra river and dense jungles with the most exotic wildlife. Majuli Island in Assam is the world’s largest river island and a hotspot for tourists. People come here to experience the ancient neo-Vaishnavite cult, the many Satras and the dance drama form called ‘Bhaona’. Asam is famous for the Kamakhya Temple situated on the Nilachal hills, on the western flank of Guwahati city counted as one of the most popular temples of India. Kamakhya Temple is visited by lakhs of devotees every year. The annual festival called Ambubachi Mela, which is similar to the Kumbh Mela, is celebrated here when the temple records the highest visits of devotees.
Some of the best wildlife sanctuaries and tea gardens are present in Assam which never fails to overwhelm travellers. Assam is also a melting pot of heritage and history of the great Ahom dynasty. It’s an impeccable holiday destination for people seeking to experience new things.
The top destinations are :
- Kaziranga National Park
- Nameri National Park
- Manas National Park
- Majuli Island
- Kamakhya Temple
- The Joyasagar and Sivasagar Tank
- Lord Siva Temple and Joy Doul
- The Rang Ghar and the Talatal Ghar
- Agnigarh Hill
- Tocklai Tea Research Centre
- Umananda Temple
- Dhola Sadia Bridge