Top Places near rivers & lakes in Assam

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Here is the list of 10 Top Places near rivers & lakes in Assam

1. Majuli, Assam - World's Largest Fresh Water Island

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Known For : Kamalabari Satra | Dakhinpat Satra | Garmur

Majuli is a lush green environment-friendly, pristine and pollution free fresh water island in the river Brahmaputra, just 20 km from the Jorhat city.

Best Time : July to March

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2. Jorhat, Assam - Tea Capital of India

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Known For : Majuli | Hoollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary | Dhekiakhowa Bor Namghar

Famous for its culture, mosques, tombs, gardens and most importantly - its tea plantations, Jorhat is also known as the tea capital of India.

Best Time : October to March

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3. Sualkuchi, 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. The weaving village 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'.

Best Time : November to March

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4. Dibru Saikhowa National Park, Assam - Bird-watchers Paradise

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Dibru Saikhowa National Park is one of those places which boast of a rich collection of flora and fauna, many of them endangered. It is one of the few remaining protected sites in the Endemic Bird Area of the Assamese Plains.

Best Time : November to Apr

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5. Guwahati, Assam - The gateway to the North-East

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Known For : Umananda Temple | Kamakhya Temple | Assam State Museum

A sprawling city located beside the mighty Brahmaputra, Guwahati is the epitome of an amalgamation of ancient history and modernization. The largest city in all of Assam, Guwahati stands as the gateway to the Seven Sisters of North East India. A city shaped by time itself, Guwahati is home to age-old temples that take you centuries back to the pages of ancient history, but it also boasts of a cutthroat lifestyle and an electric nightlife, keeping up with the modern era of urbanisation and commercialization. The gushing Brahmaputra river carries with it untold tales from thousands of years past, and the peaceful ambience lingering in the city despite its modern lifestyle is one of the main reasons you should visit Guwahati if only to get a slice-of-life experience of the vivacious juxtaposition of the old and the new.

Best Time : October to Apr

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6. Nameri National Park, Assam - An exciting Himalayan foothill

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Nameri national park is famous for its elephants and other animals including tigers, leopards, gaurs, wild pigs, sambars, etc. and also for being a bird watchers paradise.

Best Time : November to Apr

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7. Manas National Park, Assam - Natural World Heritage Site

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Manas National Park is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, a Project Tiger Reserve, an Elephant Reserve and a Biosphere Reserve in Assam. The only tiger reserve in Assam and also famous for the rare golden langur and the red panda, Manas is one of the best-kept national parks in India.

Best Time : October to Apr

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8. Lilabari, Assam

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Known For : Adventure sports | Golf

Lilabari is a small town located in North Lakhimpur in Assam. The town 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

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9. Hailakandi, Assam

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Known For : Shopping in Hailakandi | Siddyashar Bari Sibmandir | Pach Pirr Mukam

Hailakandi is a beautiful destination nestled in the heart of Barak Valley of Assam. It is a town with several legends attached to it and serves as a melting pot of various cultures and traditions, all existing at one place in great harmony with each other.

Best Time : October to March

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10. Marigaon, Assam

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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, the town is like a box of surprises, waiting to be opened.

Best Time : November to February

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