Timings : All time
Time Required : 5-6 hrs
Entry Fee : No entry fee
Mayong, also known as 'the land of black magic', is a cluster of villages situated at a distance of 40 km from Guwahati. The village lies on the banks of the Brahmaputra River in the district of Morigaon in Assam. Mayong is a famous tourist spot and the famous stories of black magic and the magicians of the land make the place all the more enticing to the tourists. The ones who have been to the place say that there is an eerie silence surrounding the place which is completely opposite to the chaotic history associated with it.
Mayong village is surrounded by wildlife due to which the Pobitara Wildlife Sanctuary situated beside the village is a very famous attraction. There are some adventure sports including trekking and river sports organized in the village which is why adventure enthusiasts love to come and pay a visit here. Apart from this, there are some old remains at the place too, and the people who are interested in the history of the place would love witnessing them for real. All in all, the place is a lovely getaway for the tourists as it is a blend of almost everything ranging from secretive magical powers to being a scenic beauty.
Traditionally, magic was practised in this town and has been passed down through the generations since then. There are also some ancient ruins of Ayurveda and black magic which have been conserved in the Mayong Central Museum.