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Written by Shanmugam on May 28, 2020 Share on

Explore Assam: The Hidden Gem of North-East India

Located in the northeastern part of India, Assam is an exquisite state of India which encompasses the ancient traditions and culture as can be seen in the architecture and the lifestyle of the people there. Assam is well known for its numerous mountains, waterfalls, adventurous treks, road trips, wildlife sanctuary, scenic tea gardens and lush green forest area where you can go relax and chill. The place is also known for its unique culture as many people visit Assam to enjoy the culture and climate! Well, Assam caters to people across generations as it also has many historical forts and churches that stand out uniquely in architecture and style and reflect vibes that are worth being a part of. There are indeed many tourist places to visit for exploration in Assam!

one of the Places to visit in Assam
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Everything about Assam spells “unique”. From their attires to colourful festival celebrations to distinct food choices. Assam is also a place of abundant beauty evident in its mystifying hills and valleys spread everywhere. These along with the distinct culture of Assam and its people give it an other-worldly look and feel. Has Assam never been on your visiting list? If it hasn’t or if it has, this blog will make you want to pack your bags and head to this lesser-known place right now! Have a look at these top 6 places to visit in Assam.

Top 6 Enchanting Places To Visit In Assam

Take a peek at these Assam destinations and what they offer. We’re pretty sure that these will take you by surprise. Assam requires your dedicated attention if you really want to experience the best. Just a week won’t do justice to cover all these places.

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Looking for the most bewitching tourist places to visit in Assam? Here are some famous places to visit in Assam for a perfect, relaxing vacation – to enjoy a much-needed break from the hustle and bustle. Assam will definitely never fail to surprise you with its combination of religious shrines, gardens, forts, natural attractions and will give you an impeccable holiday experience. So, make sure to visit them all to experience the true culture and beauty of this beautiful northeastern state.

1. Kaziranga National Park: Home to unique wildlife

One of the major attracted sightseer spots in Assam, The Kaziranga National Park is home to two-thirds of the planet’s population of the one-horned rhinoceros. This colourful and vibrant National park is also a World Heritage Site which preserves wildlife, sustains ecology and versatile biodiversity of  Assam. The national park is famous and popular for the one-horned Indian Rhino. Apart from that the national park also surprises its visitors with the Swamp Deer, Elephants, Wild Buffalos, Chinese Pangolins, Bengal Foxes, Gibbons, Civets, Sloth Bears, Leopards, and Flying Squirrels to name a few. It features an enormous population of the royal Bengal Tigers, making it one of the most significant tiger reserves in Assam.  It is best recommended to visit the national park from November to April.

Kaziranga National Park
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2. Manas National Park: Biosphere Reserve

Manas National Park is one of the most attracted national parks in Assam and even all of India. If you wish to witness the Tiger Reserve, an Elephant Reserve, a Biosphere Reserve all in one, head to Manas National Park for the best wildlife experience in Assam! One among the UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, Manas National Park is famous for the rare golden langur, the adorable red panda and attracts people for its stunning scenery and surreal natural landscape ranging from forested hills, alluvial grasslands, and tropical evergreen forests. It features the maximum population of endangered Indian species as listed in the IUCN Red Book. Manas national park, India’s second-largest tiger population is best to visit from October to May.

Manas national park.
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3.Majuli Island: Largest Riverine Island

Majuli Island is one of the largest river islands in the world and its eye-warming natural landscapes make it one of the top must-visit places in Assam. Spread across 452 sq km, the Majuli islands gets submerged underwater during the monsoons, leaving the other bigger islands like Kamalabari, Auniati, and Garamur on the surface. This is why it’s best to visit this place in Guwahati in May. This is undoubtedly among the best places to visit in Assam. Apart from having remarkable natural beauty, Majuli is also a birdwatcher’s paradise. Don’t miss seeing this most beautiful place during your vacation in Assam. It is best recommended to visit Majuli Island from October to May.

Majuli Island
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4.Kakochang Waterfalls: Magnificent Wonder Of Nature

Located 13 km from the Bokakhat in Jorhat and close to the Kaziranga National Park, the Kakochang Waterfalls are a magnificent wonder of nature, cascading down furiously between the rubber and coffee plantations of Jorhat. Kakochang is one of the main waterfalls and attracts travellers for its splendid views of the ruins of Numaligarh and lush green tea plantations. This waterfall is a paradise for the shutterbugs. Tourists from all around the world visit the waterfalls in great numbers year-round. It is best recommended to visit the waterfalls post-monsoon months.

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5. Tocklai Tea Research Centre: Oldest Tea Research Stations

Tocklai Tea Research Centre is one of the oldest and largest tea research stations in the world. Tocklai Tea Research Centre was established in 1911. All the scientific knowledge that the world holds about tea, has come from this centre in Assam. Various researches on the extraction, cultivation, and processing of tea are conducted here day after day in order to enhance tea’s nutritional value. A popular tourist place in Assam, it is best to visit throughout the year.

Suggested read: Top Tea Gardens in Assam- Guide 2020

Tea research centre
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6. Haflong Lake: Beautiful Lake

Haflong Lake is undoubtedly the most astonishing lake and one of the main attraction spot in Assam, India. This lake is a fabulous mesmerising spot that offers travellers the chance to indulge in watersports, boating, fishing, and even bird watching owing to the thousands of migratory birds that take refuge here in winter.  Haflong Lake located in the heart of the city, is well maintained and falls under the protection of the Dima Hasao Tourist-Forest Department and Dima Hasao Autonomous Council.

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