Hill Stations in Assam For A Beautiful North East India Adventure

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Hill Stations in Assam

Hill Stations in Assam are abundant as the state if present on hilly terrain. A large area of Assam is naturally irrigated by the two major rivers - Brahmaputra and Barak and the hills of the barail range run between these two valleys. Known around the world for its fragrant tea, Assam is home to a majority of India's tea gardens. Guwahati is the largest city and serves as the connection between the North Eastern states and mainland India. Dispur, Jorhat, Tezpur and Dhubri are some of the other main cities in the state.

Here is the list of 8 Hill Stations in Assam For A Beautiful North East India Adventure

1. Dispur, Assam

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Known For : Sualkuchi Navagraha Temple Assam State Emporium

Dispur is the beautiful capital and hill station of Assam packed with panoramic views, unique traditions and rich tribal culture. Declared as Assam's capital in 1973, the city houses some of the important buildings of the state like Assam Secretariat, State Emergency Operations Center and State Assemble House.

Best Time: November to March

2. Diphu - Beautiful hill station in Assam all around

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Known For : Arboretum Botanical Gardens Marat Longri National Park

This picturesque town is a popular picnic spot with people from nearby cities coming here to enjoy the scenic beauty of the place. Other than being a pleasant and quiet getaway, this hill station in Assam has a lot of popular regions in and around attracting tourists. One can take trips to Singhason, Kohora, Khanduli and a number of such places. These areas will let you enjoy trekking, horse riding, bird watching etc. While in Diphu one can visit the Iskon temple, Shiva Mandir, Deopani Durga Mandir and a few more.

Best Time: August to December, February to May

3. Sualkuchi - Quaint hill station in Assam

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Known For : Shopping in Sualkuchi Hatisatra Sidheswar Devalaya

Sualkuchi is a small sleepy village that displays the culture and traditions of Assam in its best form. This hill station in Assam is, however, best known for its skills and craftsmanship for producing one of the best kinds of silk in the state and thus earning its self a nickname of 'Manchester of East'. One can witness the ethnicity and rustic view of the village in the form of the bamboo houses and walls covered with mud in order to maintain cool in summers and warm in winters. Also rich in flora and fauna, Sualkuchi is an ecologically diverse area inhabiting not only the local exotic animals and birds but also varied species of migratory birds.

Best Time: November to March

4. Lilabari

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Known For : Adventure sports Golf

Lilabari is a small town located in North Lakhimpur. The hill station in Assam is famous for its waterfront, as it is situated on the left bank of Brahmaputra river and beautified with the breathtaking Dirang valley and Sela pass. Lilabari also has an airport which serves Arunachal Pradesh as well.

Best Time: October to March

5. Marigaon

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Known For : Sitajakhala Sivakunda Kachasila Hill

Marigaon is a place packed with many surprise elements for tourists to explore. Enriched with strong history, fascinating legends and unique traditions and culture, this hill station in Assam is like a box of surprises, waiting to be opened.

Best Time: November to February

6. Bongaigaon, Assam - "Historical monuments- Forests -Vibrant Culture"

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Known For : Bagheswari Temple KakoiJana Wildlife Sanctuary Rock Cut Caves

An important city of Assam, it was the last capital of the Kamatapur Kingdom and home to many historical monuments of Assamese culture. Centrally located within the state, this hill station in Assam depicts a vibrant Assamese township and culture. The scenic beauty of Bongaigaon is well preserved.

Best Time: October to May

7. Karimganj, Assam

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Known For : Chhatachura Range Duhalia Range Shopping in Karimganj

Away from the blaring noises of cities, Karimganj is a small sleepy hill station of Assam steeped in the beauty of nature. Karimganj is the biggest city and administrative headquarter in the district. Situated in the southernmost part of the state, the region majorly consists of wetlands and farms for which it is known as the agriculture district in Assam. It serves as a perfect place to relax and unwind amid the lush green surroundings and besides the meandering rivers.

Best Time: October to February

8. Dhemaji, Assam - The green valley in the laps of Brahmaputra

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Known For : Malinithan Gerukamukh Ghugulani

The serene location, paddy fields, the temples and the culture makes Dhemaji an experience in itself. The town's name Dhemaji' is believed to be derived from a combination two Assamese words ""dhal"" meaning flood and ""Dhemaji"" meaning ""play"".

Best Time: October to March

Which of these hill stations in Assam have you heard of before? Let us know in the comments below!

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