Assam is a state of India which is situated in the north-eastern region of India. Assam is a land which is fulfilled with natural beauty which attracts everybody who visits here. This won’t be wrong to say about Assam that:
“The Place to feel the Grace.”
Assam is filled with colors of different caste, tribes, and creeds. These all different caste and creeds create the culture of Assam. A state is a place of mountains and hills with the plate of greenery on it. The true beauty of Assam you can feel in the fresh tea gardens where the road are constructed between the gardens both side. When you walk here, you will find yourself in a different world in this world. This feeling is totally pure, rich and divine. When you will see the dew drops on the tea leaves, this will give you the real fresh morning.
Top 10 Places to Visit in Assam
Kati Bihu is the famous festival celebrated in the months of Kati. It is also known as Kangali Bihu because in this period there is a scarcity of crops. Durga Puja, Shivaratri, Holi, Diwali, Ganesh Puja, Saraswati Puja, Vishvakarma Puja, Eid, Christmas, Muharram etc. all are celebrated in Assam. Two rivers Brahmaputra and Barak flow with their tributaries in Assam. The seasonal change added the beauty in the Assam as the flowers, trees, birds, air all goes with the new fresh wind flow.
Assam has many tourist places but when people come to visit here, they don’t want to get confused about their travel plan. To avoid this they plan to visit the main attraction points necessarily.
Here are the Top 10 places to visit in Assam.
Kaziranga National Park
This is the home for one-third horned rhinoceros of the world. Apart from that this national park is in the world heritage site and in the top tourist places of Assam. This park’s biodiversity is very versatile which makes it popular with well preserved, vibrant and sustained ecology. The park also surprises you with the swamp deer, wild buffalos, elephants, Bengal foxes etc. Apart from the animals and wildlife, this place is also famous for forests and water bodies. The best time to visit Kaziranga is November-May/April.
Manas National Park
This is a UNESCO world heritage site which is reserved for tigers, elephants, and Biosphere and also included in the top 10 tourist places of Assam! Manas is famous for the rare species of India including golden langur, flora, and red panda. These are in those main attractions of Manas which attract tourists to witness the rare species of India. It is the famous destination in Assam for its biodiversity and surroundings by natural landscapes and forested hills.
Best time to visit the park is between October to May as park remains open in both summer and winter.
Kamakhya temple is one of the 51 Shakti peeths in India which is known for a myth that this protects devotees from the evil eyes. It is famous for its tantric adoration in tourists and pilgrims. Lord Shiva and Daksh Yagna are the god of this temple which is situated on Nilachal Hills. The best time to go here is at the time of the Ambubachi festival.
Majuli’s adorable view of the natural beauty makes it popular in Assam. Shakardeva and Madhavdev established this Island which is now in the world’s largest riverine. The are covered by this island is 452 square kilometer and most of these get submerged in the monsoons, only some of the bigger islands leaved on the surface i.e. Auniati, Kamalabari, and Garamur. Apart from these Majuli is also famous for birdwatcher’s paradise with its remarkable natural beauty. Don’t miss to visit here when you plan to go Assam.
Kakochang falls between the rubber and coffee plantations of Jorhat makes a magnificent wonder of nature. Its main waterfall is 13km from Bokakhat in Jorhat which attracts a large number of tourists a whole year. You can see a splendid view of this waterfall with the lush green tea plantations and the ruins of Numaligarh. This waterfall gives a great subject for shutterbugs by providing a refreshing retreat. Kakochang is located close to the Kaziranga National Park.
Tocklai Tea Research Centre
This is the oldest and largest tea research stations in the world established in 1911. This center has given the all scientific knowledge about tea that this world holds. Various researches in order to enhance tea’s nutritional value with respect to the cultivation, extraction, and processing of tea are conducted here day after day. You can’t miss visiting this center which is owing to its regular tea processing tours.
Tezpur is a place holding the tag of most beautiful city of Assam. This beauty is natural in Tezpur with the resonating cultural vibe. The Brahmaputra river adds further beauty to this place by flowing through this city. Tezpur is a undisputed cultural hub in Assam for its traditional dances, theatres, and cultural events. Assam’s popularity ‘tea’ is sprawling around the city like cherry on the cake.
Padam Pukhuri, Nameri National Park, Agnigarh, Kolia Bhomora Setu, Bamuni Hills, Bura-Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary, Da-Parbatia, Chitralekha Udyan, District Museum, Nag Sankar Temple, Ouguri Hill, and Ketakeshwar Dewal are the main tourist attractions in Tezpur.
Jorhat is the place with history, culture and beauty. There are many places which holds an important place in national and international attractions. Majuli Island, which is world’s largest river island is located 20 km far from here. Also, the Jorhat Gymkhana Club is here, which is being the Asia’s first and world’s third oldest. Jorhat’s virgin landscapes and tremendous scenic beauty makes it undoubtedly one of the most visitng Assam destinations.
The main tourist attractions in Jorhat are Majuli, Kakochang Waterfalls, Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Gymkhana Club, Bangalpukhari, Sukapha Samannay Kshetra, Cinnamora Tea Estate, Thengal Bhawan, and Lachit Borphukan Maidam.
Nameri National Park
Nameri national park is the best place for thrill seekers and wildlife fanatics who love the adventure-packed places. Nameri National Park is famous for Elephants, Royal Bengal Tigers, Leopards, Wild Pigs, Gaurs, Sambars, and many more. Including fauna, it has a large number of avifauna which makes it a bird watcher’s paradise. A dauntless safari down its dirt tracks and lush thickets are the best things to do in Assam while visiting Nameri National Park. A variety of fish are there in Nameri river including the Golden Mahseer which is also known as the “Tiger of the Himalayan rivers”. Fishing, River rafting, and swimming are also the things to do here with prior permissions.
A pair of tanks Padam Pukhuri and Hazara Pukhuri are positioned in the vicinity of the Bamuni Hills. Hazara Pukhuri is the third largest artificial lake in Tezpur. While Padam Pukhuri is a famous island park for lotuses. This pond is created in the early 19th century by archaeological excavation. This place is in the popular historical places of Assam which contributes to the cool and breezy atmosphere of the city. If you are planning to visit Assam then don’t forget to have an experience of walking on the bank of the pond by enjoying the toy trains, park’s musical fountains, and the iron bridge.