Destinations of Assam
Guwahati and its Surroundings
Situated on the bank of the river Brahmaputra, the fast growing city is the North Eastern India.Guwahati is well connected by air and rail with New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkatta. The famous Shakti Temple of Mother Goddess Kamakhya is located on the famous Nilachal Hills , the ancient Shiva Temple of Umananda ia situated on the Peakok Island in the river Brahmaputra., the Nabagraha Temple ( the temple of Nine Planets), Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra, Balaji Temple, Vasisthashram ( founded by Famous Sage Vasistha amidst idyllic natural Panorama), the state Museum and State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden.
Kaziranga National Park
The first National Park in Assam with an area of 430 Sq Km.It is the area of Great Indian One horned Rhinoceros (Unicornous)The Landscape of Kaziraga is of sheer forest , elephant Grass, rugged reds, mallow marshes and shallow pots.
Wild life - Rhinoceros , Elephant , Indian Bison, Swamp Deer, Sambar , Hog badger, Capped langur, Hoolock Gibbon, Jackal, Goose, Hornbill, Ibis etc..
Orang ( Rajiv Gandhi National Park )
A miniature Kaziranga, covering an area of 72 sq km. The animals to be seen in this park are one horned Rhinoceros, Elephant, Leopard, Sambar , Barking Deer, Tiger, varieties of water birds, Green Pigeon.
Nameri National Park
Situated at the foot hills of the eastern Himalayas Nameri is the third National Park of the state, covering an area of 200 sq km, Nameri is the treasure house of many endangered species of wildlife like the white winged white duck, Masheer, Tiger, Leopard , Clouded Leopard, Sambar, Elephant Gaur, Indian Wild Dog, Four varieties of Hornbill and varieties of birds. There is a potasali eco camp and two tourist lodges.
Situated in the border of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam, Bhalukpung is known for its unique natural beauty and rafting. Far from the madding crowd, Bhalukpung is a place of peace and tranquility. It is the entry point to Bomdila and Tawang. Potasali is nearest eco camp.
The biggest riverine island in the world, Majuli is famour for its Satras or Vaishanava Monastries which are the center of learning art and culture.
Surrounded by numerous tea gardens and mystic blue hills, Digboi is a major oil town. One of the oldest refineries of the world exist here.
Up in the rugged terrains stands Assams only hill station Halflong, where one can see the rainbow down below. It is the district Headquarter of North Cachar Hill Dist
Jatinga Jatinga, which requires no introduction for its bird phenomena, sweet and tasty oranges and above all the hospitality of the villagers 9 Km from Halflong, is famous for the bird's death mystery. The migratory birds come during the month of August to November and it becomes ornithologist paradise from the elevated watchtower one can see them yielding their death and their little plumage dropping down.