A Complete Travel Guide For Assam--- Informations Of Wildlife, Fair & Festivals, State Information, Tourist Places Of This Eastern Indian State!!!
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Top Tourist Places in Assam (Main Tourist Places of Assam)

Kaziranga National Park
Kaziranga National Park lies on the south bank of the Brahamaputra and its boundary for the most part follows the Mora Diphlu river and runs parallel to National Highway No. 37. It covers an area of 688 sq. kilometres. The Park was first established in 1908, as a reserve forest with only abouta dozen rhinos and was declared a National Park in 1974. Kaziranga is famous for the great One-Horned Rhinos. Click here for more
Manas National Park
Manas is situated in Assam spread over an area of 391 sq km, earlier it was known as North Kamrup, declared as a sanctuary on December 01, 1928. It was accorded the status of World Heritage Site in 1985. Manas houses 19 of India's most endangered animal populations. It has the largest population of tigers among Indian reserves. It is a home to the rare golden langur . The prominent fauna here are the rhino, wild buffalos, elephants, gaur, swamp deer, capped langur and clouded leopard. Click here for more
Kamakhya Temple
Guwahati's best known temple is Kamakhya Temple on Nilachal Hill, eight km west of the city. These temples honour the Mother Goddess Kamakhya, the essence of female energy . Kamakhya is one of the 51 Hindu 'Pithas' where as per the mythology the genital organ of the Sati (Parvati) - the eternal wife of Lord Shiva - had fallen down after death in one of her incarnations. It is considered as one of the most important centres of Shakti worship and Tantric Hinduism. The Temple was rebuilt in 1665 after being destroyed by Muslim invaders, but its origins are much older than that. It was probably an ancient Khasi sacrificial site, sacrifices are still very much part of worshipping here. Group of devotees arrive each morning with goats to offer to Shakti. It attracts pilgrims from all over India , especially during the Ambuchi Festivals which usually falls around July. This is a celebration of the end of the earth's menstrual cycle.
Da-Parbatia
The ruins of the door frame of Da-Parbatia Temple is a few kms. from Tezpur town, is perhaps the finest and oldest specimen of sculptural or iconoclastic art in Assam. Its carving has the characteristics of the style of early Gupta School of sculpture. The door-jambs having two goddesses, Ganga and Yamuna, standing below with garlands in hands in artistic pose and elegance are decorated with beautiful ornamental foliage. .
Mahabhairab Temple
Mahabhairab Temple An ancient temple where King Bana worshipped Mahabhairab, another incarnation of Lord Shiva. A holy place for the religious minded. .
Assam State Museum
This archaeological, ethnographic and natural history museum has recently been enlarged and is well worth a visit. There are also good displays of weavings, musical instruments and large sculpture gallery. The museum is open daily except Monday, from 10 am to 4.15 pm (5 pm in summer). It's also closed on Sunday afternoon and on the second and fourth Saturday of each month. Click here for more
Hajo
This is the holy place where the three religions meet, Hindusim, Islam and Buddhism. It is positioned at a distance of 32 km away from Guwahati on the North bank of Brahmaputra. It has several temples, the chief among them being the temple of Hayagrib Madhab. There is a faith that this temple houses the relics of Lord Buddha. Whit a section of the Buddhist holds that Lord Buddha attained nirvana here. Large numbers of Bhutias pay a visit to this temple yearly during the winter season. There is also a mosque built by Pir Giasuddin Aulia and it is also said that it has one-fourth sanctity of Mecca and so is known as Poa Mecca.
Sualkuchi
Situated at a distance of 24 kms. from Guwahati, Sualkuchi is a renowned centre of silk production and is particularly known for Muga - the golden silk of Assam which is not produced anywhere else in the world.
Chandubi Lake
A natural lagoon and fine picnic spot which is 64 kms. from Guwahati. The lake and its surroundings, broken by cliffs and forests, is an ideal holiday resort and has the added attraction of fishing and rowing opportunities in the lake itself. The place is easily accessible by bus from Adabari, Guwahati. The best season to visit is from November to Apri.
Cole Park
It is one of the most beautiful places in the Tezpur town. The park which was first established by a British Deputy Commissioner, Mr Cole, is the place for peace loving people. One can see here the two massive ornamented stone pillars and the sculptural remains of the famous Bamuni Hill.
Bhalukpung
Surrounded by mystic blue hills and evergreen forest, Bhalukpung is situated on the bank of the river Jiabharali. It is famous for its unique natural beauty, angling and rafting. Far from the madding crowd Bhalukpung is a place of peace and tranquility. Other attractions of Bhalukpung are a hot spring and a big orchid garden at Tipi. It is only 56 kms. from Tezpur town.
Agnigarh
Preserving the sweet memory of young lovers, Agnigarh or the rampart, surrounded by fire, is perhaps the most beautiful tourist spot of Tezpur. According to legend, Princess Usha, the only daughter of King Bana, was kept inside the palace which was surrounded by rampart of fire. The present Agnigarh, now only a hillock facing Brahmaputra, provides the tourist a soul touching panoramic view of both Brahmaputra and Tezpur.
Jatinga
Jatinga, 9 kms. from Haflong is famous for the unexplained phenomenon of migratory birds 'committing mass suicide'. The migratory birds come during the month of August to November and it becomes the Orinthologists' attraction. From the elevated watch tower one can see them yielding to their death wish and their little plumage dropping down.
Maibong
47 kms away from Haflong, on the banks of river Mahur lies the ruins of the once flourishing capital of the Dimasa Kachari Kingdom. A stone house and temple of Kachari kings can be seen at Maibong.
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Situated in the Morigaon district Pobitora is one of the major wildlife sanctuaries of Assam. It is about 50 km. from Guwahati City. Covering an area of 15.9 Sq. km., Pobitora is mainly famous for its Great Indian One-horned Rhinoceros. Other animals such as the Asiatic Buffalo, Leopard, Wild Bear, Civet Cat etc. have also found this sanctuary to be their ideal habitat. More than 200 birds and various reptiles are found in this sanctuary.
Orang Wildlife Sanctuary
A miniature Kaziranga - covering an area of 72 sq. kms. The animals to be seen in this sanctuary are one - horned rhinoceros, elephants, leopard, sambar, barking deer, tiger, varieties of water birds, green pigeon, florican, teal, geese etc.