Ideal duration: 4 - 12 days
Best Time: October to April Read More
Major Airports: Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Silchar
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Assam, in North East India, is a treasure trove of natural beauty and diverse history, remaining as one of the most bountiful untouched regions in the country. Known as the land of 'Blue Hills and Red River', the state is home to wild forests, mighty rivers, and acres and acres of tea plantations. Popularly known as the home to the one-horned rhino, the state is one of the top biodiversity hotspots in the entire world. With the majestic Brahmaputra river, magnificent hills, rich flora and fauna, the state is every tourist's paradise. One of the most beautiful states of India, Assam is the gateway to the enchanting and unexploited northeastern part of the country.
A veritable paradise, Assam shares international borders with both Bangladesh and Bhutan and boasts of its vibrant culture and scenic beauty, as well as its historical significance. The state enjoys a climate similar to tropical regions and has evergreen vegetation throughout the year.
Guwahati, the largest city, known as the city of temples, is home to Maa Kamakhya Devi Temple, one of the most sacred temples for Hindus. Another beautiful highlight of the state is Majuli, which is the largest river island in the world and is famous for its vibrant Assamese neo-Vaishnavite culture. Further up north, located near the Dibru river, is Dibrugarh city, known as the Tea City of India.
Hajo, an extremely ancient pilgrimage centre for not one or two but three different religions, stands as a beautiful example of the secular diversity that exists in India. The area is dotted with numerous temples, mosques and churches, and other religious and sacred artefacts. Haflong, Assam’s only hill station, is a stunningly beautiful place, marked with rolling mountains and lush green valleys.
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