Assam Tourist Spots

Experience the Rare Beauty of Assamese Landscapes……

Set Your Spirit Free With a Assam Adventure

One of the world’s largest rivers, the Brahmaputra and it’s tributaries flow through the state offering a wide network of rivers for various water sports.

Angling :

Angling-Assam tourist Spots
The river Kapili, Jia Bhoroli and Manas are the best places for angling. The Jia Bhoroli river is an abode to the ferocious game fish, the Golden Mahseer, or tiger of the Himalayan rivers. An yearly Angling competition is often held at Jia Bhoroli. On this event a number of anglers both from outside the state as well as abroad participate every year. Angling is so well-liked sport here. There is an organised body by the name ‘Assam Bhoroli Anglers Association’ which organises this sport in the month of November every year in collaboration with the State Forest Department. Eco Camp located at the border of the Nameri National Park is an avid camper’s ideal getaway.

River Cruise:

River Cruise - Assam tourist Spots
The unstable rivers, the mystical blue hills, the savage land and tranquil scenery summon the adventurers to Assam tourist spots. Brahmaputra is one of the fourth largest rivers in the world and sail down the mystic river from Ninging to Dhubri.

River Rafting :

River Rafting in Brahmaputra
The mighty river Brahmaputra and its unstable streams like Manas, Jia Bhoroli and Kapili offer huge scope for River Rafting. The blazing rapids in these rivers fuel the spirit of adventure in you.

Mountaineering & Trekking:

mountaineering-Assam tourist Spots
Assam’s landscape makes an ideal destination for trekkers, mountaineers and rock climbers. The hills on particular place like, the North Cachar Hills and Karbi Hills are ready to receive tourists for trekking and mountaineering. There is also a familiar trekking route in both the districts. And also a rock hill in Morigaon District known as “Elephant Rocks” which offer ample scope for Rock Climbing. The Simhasana Hill of Karbi Anglong is also famous for rock climbing. The main city of Assam, Guwahati, is surrounded on three sides with beautiful hills.

Golf:

Golf-Assam tourist Spots
Most of the tea gardens of Assam have golf courses attached to them. All of them are 9 hole golf courses except for Digboi which is an eighteen hole course.

Mountain Biking:

Mountain Biking-Assam tourist Spots
The hilly land offers a very good confront to Mountains Bikers. The Assam Tourism Department in association with The Assam Tourism Development Corporation and other adventure organizations have organized several bicycle and motorbike rallies in and outside the state. Several foreign groups including individual tourists visit the state for the same.

Hang Gliding:

hang_gliding-Assam tourist Spots
Hang Gliding also has possible here. The ideal place for Hang Gliding are Kamakhya Hills and hills around Kaziranga.

Para Sailing:

para-sailing-Assam tourist Spots
An entirely new sport, Para-sailing, has been introduced by Assam Tourist Development Corporation to attract domestic and foreign tourists. The best place for Para-sailing near Guwahati is North Guwahati.

Boat Racing:

Boat racing - Assam tourist spots
Boat racing is an admired sport of Assam. People very often organize boat racing during festive occasions at places like Hajo, Barpeta, Saulkuchi, Guwahati etc. The participation of the ample in this sport can be compared with the snake-boat racing in Kerala.

 

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Enjoy the Cultural Diversity of Assam with Vibrant Festivals

Assam is a beautiful state with its unbelievable variety of scenic landscapes and cultures. Along with the dense forests, rolling plains and beautiful rivers. Assam is also known for its number of fairs and festivals. Festivals of Assam are one of the leading draw-cards of Assam tourist spots. It replicates the true spirit, custom and lifestyle of the people of Assam. Tourists from across the world favor Assam Festival Tour to feel the cultural atmosphere of this beautiful state. Some of the well-known Fair and Festival in Assam are:

Bihu Festival:

Bihu Festival - Assam Tourist spots
This is the most popular festival of Assam celebrated in mid January, which is the harvesting season. This festival is a combination of three Bihu festivals of Assam namely Rangali Bihu, Bhogali Bihu and Kangali Bihu. Among the three the most celebrated one is the Rangali Bihu also known as Bahag Bihu. During the celebration, people depart behind their daily routines and gather to enjoy the festival which is filled with joy, enthusiasm and merriment. The main attraction of this festival is the Bihu dance done by young boys and girls accompanied by music sung by women.

Brahmaputra Beach Festival:

Brahmaputra Beach Festival - Assam Tourist Spots
The Brahmaputra Beach Festival is held at Guwahati which is the capital and the largest city of Assam. Every year in the month of January, the Assam Boat Racing and Rowing Association (ABRRA) and the Assam Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC) organize this mega cultural fest. This festival also matches with the harvest festival of Assam (Magh Bihu). Various colorful and cultural programs of this festivals call on scores of tourists from across the world. Some of the known attractions of this festival celebration are water rafting, canoeing, wind surfing, traditional games like egg breaking, cock fighting, kite flying and exhibitions displaying the traditional craft.

Tea Festival:

Tea Festival - Assam Tourist Spots
This is another most well known festival of Assam. It is known for its mixture of tea, music and enjoyment. It is celebrated in Jorhat and hosted by Assam Tourism. Guwahati Tea Auction Center (GTAC) is the venue of the festival. The festival is held in November every year and participated by scores of tourists for a great experience. Some of the known activities of this celebration are journey through the tea gardens, a visit to the Golf course, jungle safaris, angling, river rafting and romantic river cruises. Along with this tourist can also get a chance to take back tea packets of tea leaves as a souvenir.

The other well-known festivals of Assam are Dehing Patkai, Majuli, Elephant and Rongali Utsav. So make a journey to Assam tourist spots to watch the unseen festivals.

 

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Feel the Adventure of the Wildlife in Assam

Assam is blessed with rumpled beauty and picturesque majesty. Assam is also famous for its perfect wildlife sanctuaries. This place is a dwelling to several endangered and rare species of flora and fauna which includes the Hoolock Gibbon, Golden Langur, Pygmy Hog, White-Winged Woodduck, Hispid Hare, Clouded Leopard, Swamp Deer and many more.

Assam also has the highest density of tigers in the world and it is a house for the most number of one-horned rhinos. As Assam is exactly considered as a travelers paradise, this mystifying land of eternal Blue Mountains and lush green forests has lot to offer to a tourist. A trip to Assam tourist spots can be rightly considered incomplete without a visit to its national parks and wildlife sanctuaries.

Manas National Park:

Assam tourist spots  - Manas-National-Park-tiger-resereve
Manas National Park is nestled at the foothills of the grand Himalayas. Manas National Park is one of the most seraphic wildlife environment in India. This park has derived its name from the River Manas, is taken from the serpent goddess Manass. Manas National Park is the only dwelling to many exotic animals, like the rare and endangered Assam Roofed Turtle, Golden Langur, Hispid Hare and Pygmy Hog.

Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary:

Assam tourist spots  - Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary
Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary was established in the year 1997. Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary has been playing a chief role in the research and protection of the primate community of the animal kingdom. This sanctuary is located at an estimated distance of 19 km from the city of Jorhat and it covers a total area of about 20.98 sq km.

Kaziranga National Park:

Assam tourist spots  - Kaziranga National Park
Kaziranga National Park is located on the banks of the river Brahmaputra, in the northeast state of Assam. It covers a total area of about 430 sq km. It is one of the most famous Assam tourist spots. The history of the park can be sketched back to the period when Mary Victoria Leiter Curzon, the wife of Viceroy of India Lord Curzon, visited the place, in the year 1904. This park is considered to be the one of the most important Assam tourist spots .

Nameri National Park :

Assam tourist spots  - Nameri-National-Park
Nameri National Park is round 35 km from the city of Tezpur, which is at the foothills of the eastern Himalayas. It is located in one of the most beautiful park of Assam – Nameri National Park. Covering up with a total area of about 200 sq km, it is considered to be one of the richest as well as the most endangered reservoirs of the plant and the animal kingdom.

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