Assam Tourism

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Another notable temple in the city is the Nabagraha which means the temple of nine planets. This shrine had been the centre of study of astrology during the earlier times. The Umananda Temple located at the center of the Brahmaputra River is another Hindu place of worship which attracts the devotees of Lord Shiva.



Assam is home to over 180 species of mammals, including rare and endangered species like the great Indian one-horned rhinoceros, the royal Bengal tiger, the golden langur and hoolock gibbon, and a spectacular range of avifauna.



The Assam State Museum was founded by the Kamrupa Anusandhan Samity and was opened on 21st April, 1940 by Sir Robert Reid, the then Governor of Undivided Assam. The Provincial Museum was taken over by the Govt. of Assam in 1953 and placed under the Museums and Archaeology of the Education Department.


About Assam Tourism

Located in the northeastern region of the country, Assam is known for its natural beauty, rich history, and cultural heritage. The state is blessed with mighty rivers, green valleys, majestic hills, wild forests, tea plantations, and rich fauna and flora. It is one of the top destinations for wildlife tourism in India.

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Assam is the main and oldest state in the North-East Region of India and as the gateway to the rest of the Seven Sister States. The land of red river and blue hills, Assam comprises three main geographical areas: the Brahmaputra Valley which stretching along the length of the Brahmaputra river, the Barak Valley extending like a tail, and the intervening Karbi Plateau and North Cachar Hills. Assam shares its border with Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram and West Bengal; and there are National Highways leading to their capital cities. It also shares international borders with Bhutan and Bangladesh and is very close to Myanmar. In ancient times Assam was known as Pragjyotisha or Pragjyotishpura, and Kamarupa.

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Best Time to Visit Assam

Summer Season in Gujarat

Summer Season in Assam

The summer season in Assam starts from the month of March and extends till the end of June. The season is characterized by extreme humidity and frequent showers. The average temperature during this time of the year is between 35 and 38 degree Celsius.

Monsoon Season in Gujarat

Monsoon Season in Assam

Assam is lush green all through the year but during the monsoon season, its greenery explodes. It is a delight to visit Assam in the hot, rainy season that typically lasts from May to October. The daytime temperature in summer, the rainy season, rises to around 35 degree Celsius..

Winter Season in Gujarat

Winter Season in Assam

Chilling but refreshing, winter is the best season for travelling to Assam. Temperatures range between 8 degree Celsius. and 25 degree Celsius. and can dip to as low as 6 degree Celsius. in some places. The pleasant weather and the cultural extravaganza of the winter months make Assam-travel an experience of a lifetime.

Best Places to Visit in Assam Tourism

Junagadh, Gujarat

Kaziranga National Park: Home To One-horned Rhinoceros

The Kaziranga National Park is home to two-thirds of the planet's population of the one-horned rhinoceros. Apart from that, this national park is also a World Heritage Site and a major highlight on the Assam tourist places map.

Junagadh, Gujarat

Manas National Park: Biosphere Reserve

The next on the list of Assam places to visit is the Manas National Park, which is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, a Project Tiger Reserve, an Elephant Reserve, a Biosphere Reserve all in one, and the best tourist place in Assam.

Junagadh, Gujarat

Majuli Island: Largest Riverine Island

Majuli's eye-warming naturescapes make it one of the top tourist places in Assam. It is the world's largest riverine island as well as one of the most important Satras established by Sankardeva and Madhavdev.

Junagadh, Gujarat

Hoollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary: Best Spectacles Of Assam

Located less than 20 km from Jorhat city center, Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary is a haven for Assam's Hoolock Gibbon population.

Junagadh, Gujarat

Kakochang Waterfalls: Magnificent Wonder Of Nature

Cascading down furiously between the rubber and coffee plantations of Jorhat, the Kakochang Waterfalls are a magnificent wonder of nature.

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Statue of Unity, Gujarat

Manas National park

The park is known for its rare and endangered endemic wildlife such as the Assam roofed turtle, hispid hare, golden langur and pygmy hog. Manas is also famous for its population of the wild water buffalo.

Statue of Unity, Gujarat

Kakochang Waterfall

Topographically it comes under Karbi Anglong district of Assam. But this waterfall is easily accessible from Bokakhat-a small town situated in the Golaghat district of Assam.

Statue of Unity, Gujarat


The capital city of Assam and home to the world famous one-horned rhinoceros, Guwahati is one of the best places to visit in the northeast of India. With the mighty Brahmaputra River flowing through it and nature's abundant beauty, you'll be spoilt for choice in this charming city.

How to Reach Assam?

By Train

By Train

Other major railway hubs in this state are Dibrugarh, Tezpur, Golaghat, Nagaon, Goalpara, Silchar, and Jorhat, etc. that are connected with other states through a number of super fast and express trains. The fastest trains to Assam are Saraighat Express from Howrah in Kolkata and the Rajdhani Express from New Delhi.

By Air

By Air

The commercial city of Guwahati is well connected with the rest of India by air and land. The Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport is situated at Borjar, 20 km away from the city. Helicopter services are operated from Guwahati to Shillong, Tura, Naharlagun, and Tawang.

By Road

By Road

Guwahati is also well connected by road with the rest of the country. National Highway 31 and 37 are the two road connections to Guwahati. Guwahati is well connected with rest of the State by ASTC services and many private transport systems.

Major Activities for Tourists in Assam

    You can stroll down the emerald green tea gardens, or enjoy a river cruise, trek up the hills or enjoy river rafting. Besides, the region is also famous for delectable cuisine that you should definitely try when you are in Assam. In addition to that, don't forget to visit the largest river island in the world- Majuli.

A Few Tips Before Visiting Assam

    The Brahmaputra river running across the state and magnificent hills inhabited by diverse wildlife make it a tourist paradise. Yet, Assam is one of the least explored regions in the country. Also called the 'Land of Blue Hills' and the 'Tea City of India,' Assam is famous for its beauty, lush valleys, and meadows.

Interesting Facts

    Assam tourism offers places to visit like historical monuments, temples and sightseeing places like kamakhya Temple, Umananda Temple, Dipor Bil, Madan Kamdev, Rang Ghar, Agnigarh. For nature lovers, Assam has national parks like Kaziranga National Park, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Manas National Park to name a few.