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Assam: Best Places To Visit

Assam is the best gateway to your stressful life. There are many excellent spots to visit in Assam with all the ingredients that would cheer you from the fatigue of strenuous daily activities because the state is surrounded by vast natural beauty. Every time you blink, the natural splendor of this state, with its greenery and sun on top, brings to mind vintage Bollywood films. Along with breathtaking sights, the state’s religious side can be explored. So let’s go through the list of places you can explore.

assam place of peace


guwathi assam

Without stopping in at the charming tiny town of Guwahati, your tour would be utterly completed. Guwahati, which is located on the banks of the Brahmaputra River, has grown to be a favorite destination for millennials looking to travel to the northeast for some transformative experiences. You guys are in for a lot of exciting things, so that’s excellent news. When visiting Guwahati or even planning a rendezvous to the city, there are a variety of activities to partake in, from backpacking, and trekking, to photography.

Umananda Island (Assam)

umanada island

This island is 6.5 km from Guwahati and it is famous for the temple of Lord Shiva. Britishers were so allured by the temple they named it after the peacock island. Hindu legend states that it was there that Lord Kamdev, also known as the Lord of Love, was reduced to ashes by Lord Shiva’s third eye when the latter attempted to obstruct the latter’s meditation. The Golden Langur, an extremely rare and endangered species, lives on the island. You will get immense peace taking a long walk sit in comfortable peace there is nothing better than that.

Darrang (Assam)

this place is 74 km from Guwahati. The district of Darrang came into existence in July 1983 and is also known as the “playground of the Gods.” It is a former subdivision of Mangaldai in North East India. In addition to being a stunning tourist destination, Assam is also home to some of the most well-known historical and religious sites. This location draws several nature enthusiasts and other tourists each year because of the national park and wildlife sanctuary. history of locations traced to the 16th century and a Mahabharata remark. The display of artifacts from ancient will be everywhere. Another element that draws visitors from all over the world is the lovely climate.

Kakochang Waterfalls(Assam)

assam waterfall

The Kakochang Waterfalls a well-liked picnic area in Assam and situated inside a lovely wildlife reserve. A family must visit this tourist destination. Bokakhat, a small town in Assam’s Golaghat district, lies 13 km from the Kakochang Waterfalls. It is possible to observe the historical remains at Numaligarh from this waterfall. if want to really enjoy the view of the waterfall then visit in the winter or after the monsoon. the reason which is for this breathtaking view of the waterfall is due to the abundance of water. Kakojan is another name for Kakochang Waterfalls. The Deo Parbat ruins and the landscapes of tea, coffee, and rubber farms which is the most attractive thing in Assam.

Majuli Island(Assam)

The largest river island in the world and the location of several Vaishnavite monasteries is Majuli. For those interested in exploring different cultures, Majuli River Island is among the greatest tourist destinations in Assam. For the past 500 years, Majuli has served as both the Assamese civilization’s hub of culture and its cradle. Antiques including weapons, utensils, jewelry, and other things with cultural significance are in one of Assam’s sutras. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the mask-making process for Bhaona, the traditional opera that tells Hindu mythological tales. From Jorhat, this island is 44km.

Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary(Assam)

The Pobitora wildlife sanctuary is one of those lovely spots to visit in Assam that draws a lot of wildlife and nature lovers. It shares borders with Arunachal Pradesh, unlike any other wildlife sanctuary in India it is 48 km from Guwahati. It is a must-see tourist destination in Assam, offering a stunning vista of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks and infinite orchid meadows. the Pobitora wildlife sanctuary is home to the rarest animals and birds. Additionally, there is also an elephant reserve where abandoned and orphaned elephants are taken care of. For birdwatchers, this natural reserve is paradise.


A small town situated 312 miles to the south of Guwahati. this place is one of the serene tourist destinations in Assam, surrounded by magnificent landscapes, dense forests, expansive tea gardens, and lovely fruit orchards. The district of place administrative center is located in this town. The town is rich in culture, and you can see how many customs and mixed cultures coexist harmoniously in one location.

Haflong Lake(Assam)

Alluring attraction most visited in Assam. It is a beautiful piece of nature and one of the largest natural bodies of water in Assam. The maintenance of the lake, done by the Dima Hasao Forest and Tourism Authority and the Dima Hasao Municipal Council. Lake is one of the best places to visit in winter. Thousands of seasonal birds migrate here in winter, making this place a nature lover’s paradise. The exquisite charm of crystal clear water not only provides visual pleasure but also attracts tourists to activities such as boating. The lush greenery of this attraction leaves you in awe of nature. 

Nameri national park (Assam)

The nicest thing about Assam is that you may go to the fantastic national parks and wildlife refuges in the region. Nameri National Park is one of the fascinating spots to explore in Assam if you like wildlife. Elephants, Royal Bengal tigers, and other animals including sambars, leopards, gaurs, and wild pigs are among the park’s best-known inhabitants. Going on a fearless safari through the Nameri Sanctuary’s deep woods and unpaved roads is one of the best things to do in Assam. The park’s rich fauna and evergreen greenery, in addition to its collection of species, enhance the area’s attraction.

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