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8 Best Places To Visit In Assam For A Memorable Vacation

8 Best Places To Visit In Assam For A Memorable Vacation

Assam is truly the ‘Land of Wonders’. This northeastern charming state is wrapped with rolling fields of fragrant tea, thick jungles, and canoes sailing down various rivers. If you are planning to have an adventure-packed trip in Assam, then you need to know which places to visit for most of the tranquility and beauty. Here we have shared the 8 best places to visit in Assam for a memorable vacation with family members or friends. Have an impeccable holiday experience in this beautiful northeastern state.

Tourist Places in Assam

1. Manas National Park

Manas National Park is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site that lets you see rare golden langur and adorable red panda. Being the best tourist attraction in Assam, it offers a surreal natural landscape, stunning scenery, alluvial grasslands, tropical evergreen forests, and forested hills.

Best Time to Visit: Between October to May

Things to Do: River Rafting, Jeep Safari, Elephant Safari, Bird watching, and Tea Plantation visits

Places to Stay: Hotel The Raj Palace, Lodge Alakananada, Pam Pam Inn, and Hotel Himalaya

2. Kakochang Waterfalls

It’s a magnificent wonder of nature. Kakochang waterfalls cascade down furiously between coffee and rubber plantations of Jorhat. The river fall attracts thousands of tourists all year-round and gives a refreshing retreat. With a splendid view, you get to experience Assam tourism.

Best Time to Visit: Post-monsoon months

Opening Hours: 10 am to 4:30 pm

Places Close to Kakochang Waterfall: Kaziranga National Park & Bokakhat

Also Read: Top 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India That Every Tourist Must Visit

3. Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

Pobitora wildlife sanctuary is situated on the Eastern Himalayan foothills. This park allows you to encounter the rarest bird and animal species along with an unbeatable view of snowy Himalayan peaks and meadows. The Elephant reserve makes its shine out then rest of the places to visit in Assam.

Best Time to Visit: Between October to February

Fauna: Indian Giant Squirrels, Himalayan Black Bear, Royal Bengal Tigers, Wild Boars

Avifauna: Rufous Necked Hornbill, Wreathed Hornbill, Ibis Bill, and Black Stork

4. Majuli Island

It is the largest riverine island with eye-warming naturescapes. The island spreads over 452 sq km and it submerges underwater during the monsoon. This leaves bigger islands like Garamur, Auniati, and Kamalabari on the surface. It’s also a birdwatcher’s paradise.

Best Time to Visit: Between October to March

The thing to Do: Ferry Ride, Bamboo Hut Stay, Rent a Cycle

5. Guwahati Planetarium

Are you an astronomy lover? If yes, then Guwahati Planetarium is a place to explore. Here you will learn surprising facts about space and the universe. Also, you get to see a number of exhibitions and seminars. People have also witnessed rare phenomenons like meteor showers and solar eclipses here.

Location: MG Road, Uzan Bazar, Guwahati, Assam

Best Time to Visit: All-year-round

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6. Dima Hasao

It’s home to Assamese tribes. Dima Hasao is also known as ‘North Cachar Hills. The marvelous place is home to Zeme Nagas, Dimasa Kachauris, Kukis, Hmars, and other tribes. Being one of the best places to visit in Assam, it preserves most of the Assam heritage.

Location: North Cachar Hills district

Best Time to Visit: Between October to March

Things to Do: Visit Bendao Baiglai waterfalls, Hajong Lake, Jatinga and Panimur

7. Silchar

The most beautiful and astonishing tourist place in Assam is Silchar. The enchanting landscape is enough to drop your jaw. Being the second largest town, it shares its borders with Bangladesh, Mizoram, Barai Hills, and Manipur. If you are visiting Assam, then don’t forget to see the bewitching landscape and experience a peaceful aura.

Best Time to Visit: Between April to June

Places to Stay: Mayur Gardens, Hotel Milan Sree, Sewak Lodge, Hotel City Palace, Sewak Lodge

Places to Visit: National Institute of Technology, Kachari For, GandhiBagh

8. Assam State Museum

Assam State Museum is the biggest multipurpose museum in India. It is popular for its rich collection of Antiques. The museum holds most pre-historic sculptures, costumes, ivory painting, and metaworks.

Address: GNB Rd, near Dighalipukhuri, Guwahati, Assam

Opening time: 10 am to 4:30 pm

Places close to Museum: Nehru Park, Jor Pukhuri, and Digholi Pukhuri

These are the top 8 places to visit in Assam and things to do. 

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