Situated amidst lush green valleys and majestic mountains, Assam is the land of breathtaking beauty and matchless grace. The sprawling tea gardens, exotic wildlife, verdant flora and fauna, swift and scenic flowing rivers, riverine islands, the majestic Brahmaputra, the exotic Bihu dance, vibrant culture, rich tribal traditions and generous people adds further charm to Assam’s gorgeous natural landscape. If you are a nature lover or travel enthusiast, the delightful state of Assam is THE place to be!
Tourism of Assam is predominately nature-based. From the famed Kaziranga to the opaque Manas, this tourist paradise allows you to get up, close and personal with the wild. Mention Assam and how can the world famous Indian one-horned rhinoceros not come to one’s mind? One can spot this rare species roaming about fearlessly not only at Kaziranga National Park. But also at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary.
Kaziranga National Park is a protected area in the northeast Indian state of Assam. Spread across the floodplains of the Brahmaputra River, its forests, wetlands and grasslands are home to tigers, elephants and the world’s largest population of Indian one-horned rhinoceroses. Ganges River dolphins swim in the park’s waters. It’s visited by many rare migratory birds, and gray pelicans roost near Kaziranga village
Guwahati is a sprawling city beside the Brahmaputra River in the northeast Indian state of Assam. It’s known for holy sites like the hilltop Kamakhya Temple, featuring shrines to the Hindu deities Shiva and Vishnu. To the east, 18th-century Navagraha Temple is an astronomical center with planetary shrines. Umananda Temple, dedicated to Shiva and covered with engravings, stands on Peacock Island in the river