Assam the land of blue hills and red rivers

There are numerous places to visit in Assam. But before find out theme, let’s know little thing about beautiful Assam.

Assam is a state of Northeastern  India, known as the land of seven sisters and one brother. This state is the elder sister of the northeastern state.

The diverse cultures, languages, communities, foods, attires etc. Makes Assam more attractive beautiful and heaven on earth.

This place is very rich and colourful in her unique culture and natural beauty that will always blow your mind.  “Mekhela Sador”, the traditional attire of Assam shows the rich colourful life of Assam.

When you visit Assam. The hilly areas, rivers, weather, world-famous tea, beautiful culture, rich attires, mouth-watering foods will charm your mind. 

There are many places to explore in Assam but here I am recommending you the best place to explore in Assam. So let’s find out some best places to visit in Assam.

Guwahati.

places to visit in assam

As many outsiders think that Assam is a jungle area and there is no big city and lives are too dangerous. There are no roads for transformation. Well, this is a myth. 

Guwahati is the biggest city of Northeastern India. We have all the same facilities as other cities in India. Including Hospitals, shopping malls, roads a world-class institute like IIT, IIHM and many more.  There are also many places to visit in Guwahati. But the major attraction for tourist is Kamakhya Temple, Umananda Temple, Assam state zoo, Guwahati Planetarium.

Kamakhya Temple.  

Kamakhaya Temple is a famous and major attraction for travellers. This temple is also known as Kamakhya-Devalaya. This temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and Daksha Yagna (Death Incarnation). This temple is also the oldest temple of 51 Shakti Pithas. Located on Nilachal Hill of western Guwahati. 

If you are in Assam, you must visit this temple. Not because of religious purpose but also explore the architecture of Ancient Assam.

Umananda Temple.

Umananda temple is also known as Umananda-Devaloi. This temple is on Lord Shiva. This temple located on “Peacock Island”, which is located in the middle of the “Brahmaputra river”. 

“Peacock Island” is the smallest river island in the world.

Assam state zoo.

Assam state zoo is also called as Guwahati zoo. It’s the largest zoo in Northeast India, spread across 432 acres. This zoo has 895 animals. There are 132 species of birds and reptiles around the world representing this zoo. This zoo located in Hengabari Reserved Forest in Guwahati.

Guwahati Planetarium.

Guwahati Planetarium is an astronomical educational centre. For research in Assam and in entire northeastern India. This is major spots for travellers and astronomy lovers. This place is a great place for young minds to explore and learn many things about space. 

This Planetarium located on MG road, Latasil, Uzan Bajar, Guwahati.

Majuli.

Majuli the largest river island of the world based on the middle of Brahmaputra river. This island is a top tourist place of Assam. The beauty and the diverse culture of Majuli always attract tourist to visit here once. This island is a paradise for bird-lovers. This island is the home of “Staras”. The culture and beauty of Majuli will fascinate you.  In this island, there is a man-made forest known as “Malai Forset”  made by “Jadav Malai Payeng” spread in 1360 acres. 

A holiday in Assam is incomplete without seeing Majuli island.

Kaziranga National Park.

Kaziranga National Park is also a major spot for travellers. This national park is the home of One-horned Rhinos. The total numbers of Rhino are 2413 in his park. This park is also recognized as a tiger reserve area as seeing the growing numbers of ” Royal Bengal tiger”.  This park is also a paradise for animal land bird lovers. This national park is drawing his popularity by other animals like Wild Buffalos, Bengal Tiger, Swamp Deer, Tigers, Elephants, Bengal Foxes, Little Indian Mongooses, Golden Monkey etc. 

If you are planning to visit Assam must-visit Kaziranga National Park.

Sivasagar.

Sivasagar is the most historical place of Assam. This Place was the capital of Ahom dynasty (ancient ruler of Assam) from 1699 to 1788 AD. This place is known for the royal history and great architecture of the Ahom kingdom.

There are a lot of places to explore in Sivasagar. Rang Ghar, Kareng Ghar, Talatal Ghar, Sivadal, Sivasagar Tank,  Joysagar Tank, Saraideo etc. this all places shows the history, sacrifices and brilliant architecture of the Ahom kingdom.

Dibrugarh.

Dibrugarh, the original Tea city of India. 

As we all know Assam produces 52% tea of India. And this city established his position in producing the highest numbers of tea in India. This city located in the Bank of river Dibru.

Among Northeastern India, Dibrugarh is the largest Industrial Hub.

Now, If you are a tea lover then you must visit Dibrugarh for Once in life.

These are the most popular and visiting places, I am recommending you the best places to visit in Assam. Must visit Assam once in a life.
The natural beauty and the rich culture of Assam will fascinate your mind. 
Written by Pramay

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