Assam is the HUB of North-East India and to visit most of the North-Eastern states one need to go via Assam. Assam is famous for its tea estates and One Horn Rhino.
Tezpur is a beautiful town in the middle of the state of Assam. Situated on the north bank of the mighty Brahmaputra, interspersed with green hills and hillocks, parks and lakes
Tezpur means town of blood. The story behind this name is that when Tezpur was ruled by Bana Raja, his daughter Usha and Anirudha, grandson of Lord Krishna, fell in love with each other. When this came to the King's notice he sternly objected and isolated Usha in a place called Agnigarh. But when Anirudha tried to take Usha away, there was a war between Lord Krishna and Bana Raja, leading to a major bloodshed with loss of many lives.
Tezpur is a city steeped in history, mythology and folklore. The city abounds in archaeological sites, ancient relics apart from scenic beauty. The famous 8th century door frame of Da-Parbatia, the ruins of the 9th century sun temple at the Bamuni Hill, the ruins of the ancient temple known as Garh Doul, the early 9th century rock inscription of Harjjar Varma, etc. speak volume of the historical significance of Tezpur. The city is also dotted with many old temples including the famous Maha Bhairav temple.
Jia Bharali- Lifeline of the Park
Nameri National Park is a national park in the foothills of the eastern Himalayas in the Sonitpur District of Assam, India, about 35 km from Tezpur. Nameri is about 9 km from Chariduar, the nearest village. Nameri shares its northern boundary with the Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary of Arunachal Pradesh.
Nameri national park is famous for its elephants and other animals including tigers, leopards, Rhinos, wild pigs, Sambars, etc. and also for being a bird watcher’s paradise.
The river in Nameri has variety of fishes.Golden Masheer Fish is the famous fish of this region and measures 3-9 feet. It is also known as "Tiger of the Himalayan rivers".
The river rafting is also held at the south-east side of the park on river Jai Bharali. The rafting route is 13 km long and takes around 3 hours.
To reach the Park from LGBI Airport, Guwahati one should book a cab and it takes around three hours to reach. It has got many resorts inside the park, which provided world class hospitality to their guests.
Sivasagar- The remains of Ahom Dynasty.
Sivasagar is situated in the Upper region of Assam which lies about 360km north-east of Guwahati. It holds many memorable ruins of the Ahom Dynasty. This city is surrounded by the Dehing rainforest, where the Dihing and Lohit rivers meet.
In Sivasagar lots of tourist attractions sites are there which makes it a must visit places in Assam for the better understanding of the Assamese Culture. For Ex. Shiva Dol which is located on the shores of the Sivasagar Lake is the tallest in India with a height of about 32meters and base perimeter of 59meters. It was constructed in 1734.
To get a better view of this amazing historical place one should visit & feel the essence present in the air of it.
Manas National Park or Manas Wildlife Sanctuary is a national park, UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, a Project Tiger reserve, an elephant reserve and a biosphere reserve in Assam, India. Located in the Himalayan foothills, it is contiguous with the Royal Manas National Park in Bhutan. It takes around 3 Hours to reach MNP from Guwahati.
Manas is the only landscape in the world where pristine Terai Grasslands are seen Semi-Evergreen forests and then to Bhutan Himalayas. The Biodiversity is very rich here. The last population of the Pygmy Hog survive in the wilds of Manas and nowhere else in the world.
Guwahati – The Hub of North-East India.
Guwahati is the largest city of Assam and also the largest Metropolis in the "Northeast India". Guwahati is situated on the south bank of the River Brahmaputra". Guwahati lies between the banks of the "Brahmaputra River" and the foothills of the Shillong plateau.
It has the LGB International Airport to the west of Guwahati city. “Dispur” which is the capital of Assam lies in Guwahati. It is also called the “City of Temples” as many of the ancient Hindu temples like the Kamakhya Temple; Umananda Temple; Basistha Temple; etc are in the city.
To have the panoramic view, one should hire a car & enjoy the historical & traditional essence of this beautiful city. It holds lots of historical truth which people should come and acquire. Guwahati is the doorway to other sisters of North-East India.
Majuli is the biggest river island of the World. It is formed by the River Brahmaputra in the South. It takes approximately 45mins to reach main Majuli by ferry from the Nimati Ghat, Jorhat.
The nearest Airport to Majuli is Guwahati International Airport. From where, one can book a cab and reach Majuli at approx. 5-6 hrs stretch. One can enjoy ferry service to reach Majuli over River Brahmaputra. Its a spine chilling experience to hover over on one of the largest river in the world.
Find the best handloom work at Sualkuchi. Situated about 35kms from Guwahati, Sualkuchi is the pride of Assam. Visiting here can be an eclectic experience as at each house here one can find traditional bamboo looms. Known for silk weaving and making of some gorgeous Mekhela Chadar, (Traditional Women Attire), saris and shawls, the locals of Sualkuchi have simple traditional lives. It is one of a kind place, where tourists have the opportunity to witness the lifestyle of the natives and interact with them. The rustic setting and the nature’s beauty further add to the attraction of this lovely place.
Kaziranga National Park is a protected area in the northeast Indian state of Assam. Spread across the floodplains of the Brahmaputra River, its forests, wetlands and grasslands are home to tigers, elephants and the world’s largest population of Indian one-horned rhinoceroses. Ganges River dolphins swim in the park’s waters. It’s visited by many rare migratory birds, and gray pelicans roost near Kaziranga village.