North East Indian City Guide - Assam
As quoted by the saint and philosopher, Swami Vivekananda, Assam is the most beautiful place after Jammu & Kashmir.Dispur is the capital of Assam and a part of Guwahati, one of the major cities in Assam. It lies in the northeastern part of India and houses a variety of pristine forests and mountains.
Places to Visit
Guwahati : The largest city in Assam, Guwahati evolved from being just a market and is now the gateway to the northeastern part of India. Among the fastest growing cities in India, Guwahati is known to preserve its natural characteristics.
Jorhat : among Assam’s largest towns, Jorhat is the tea capital of Assam. There are around 300 tea estates around the town. This town was destroyed by the Burmese during their raids and was rebuilt by the British.
Sualkuchi : Located at a distance of 35 kilometers from Guwahati, Sualkuchi is famed for its finest handloom works. A trip to this place gives a foresight into the handloom works of the locals. This is a place where tourists can interact with the locals.
Tezpur : The romantic city of Tezpur is known for its beautiful climate accompanied by the folklores told over generations. This place is sure to woo any tourist looking for a lap among nature. Situated alng the banks of the river Brahmaputra, Tezpur is a popular destination for tourist.
Majuli : India’s largest river island, Majuli is a nature lover’s paradise.it is a hub for birdwatchers and photographers alike. With its unspoilt beauty, Majuli is a standing testimony to the beauty of India.
Must visit places :
North Cachar hills : Nestled in the lap of nature, Cachar hills are a ravenous heaven of greenery. A place located among the pristine forests of the region, Cachar is filled with vivacious culture, landscape and people.
Barak Valley : Considered the most beautiful place in Assam, Barak Valley takes vacation to a great level and is the most beautiful places a tourist can come upon. It sure is a Neverland with its lush green hills, meandering lakes and carpet of tea gardens.
Dibrugarh : Nature’s most beautiful creation, Dibrugarh is an important tea town in Assam. This place provides an opportunity to view the beauty of the river Brahmaputra along the scenic mountains.
Things to do :
Kaziranga National park, Hajo, Goalpara and Manas National park.
Best time to visit
Assam can be seen clad in her complete beauty during the winter and summer months. Monsoon brings heavy rainfall to this area and makes it difficult for travel.
Ways to reach
By air : Guwahati houses the International airport in Assam and it connects to the rest of the country and major places in the world.
By rail : The state is connected to all places in India through rail.
By road : Assam is well connected by road from all major cities and town.
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