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If You Have 7 Days, This is What You Should do in Assam

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Assam, the biggest and the most accessible of all north-east states, encompasses hospitable people, picturesque locations, great food, major tourist attractions and fantastic weather. If you have a week at hand, here is what you should do in Assam.

If You Have 7 Days, This is What You Should do in Assam:

  1. Shillong (Meghalaya)
  2. Assam
  3. Cherrapunjee (Meghalaya)
  4. Meghalaya

Day 1. Shillong is clearly the ‘Scotland of the East'

Shillong is clearly the ‘Scotland of the East'
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Visit the majestic Umiam Lake, Barapani surrounded by sylvan hills and in the evening you can visit the local market. Kaushik Mandal tells HolidayIQ: "Suddenly I took a turn and the lake is just in front of my eyes. I just can't explain the beauty of this place. No words are sufficient enough."

Day 2. Pobitora Wildlife sanctuary is the abode of the one-horned rhinos

Pobitora Wildlife sanctuary is the abode of the one-horned rhinos
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It is a 1-hour drive through a beautiful semi-hilly road with a dense population of the great Indian one-horned rhinoceros and an exciting elephant safariSaptarshi Chowdhury tells HolidayIQ: "Great place to visit near Guwahati for Rhinoceros watching. Apart from this a lot of birds can be watched."

Day 3. Cherrapunjee, the wettest place on earth

Cherrapunjee, the wettest place on earth
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View the Shillong peak, Elephant falls on the way and visit the Duwanshing Syiem view point, Seven Sister falls, Nakalikai falls, Mausmai Cave, the Bangladesh Border. Rajveer Singh tells HolidayIQ: "The Eco Park offers breathtaking view of distant Sylhet Plains of neighbouring Bangladesh."

Day 4. Visit the Dowki And Mawlynnong Village

Visit the Dowki And Mawlynnong Village
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Mawlynnong Village has earned the distinction of being the cleanest village in India. Visit the living root bridge and the strange sight of boulder balancing on another rock. Sunil Chaurasia shares on HolidayIQ: "The major priority is given to the cleanliness and literacy."

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Day 5. Spend a day exploring Shillong

Spend a day exploring Shillong
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Visit the William’s lake, the Ward’s lake, the Butterfly Museum and the Lady Hydari ParkThulaseedharan Achary tells on HolidayIQ: "The attractions of Shillong are Golf Course Link, Catholic Church, Don Bosco & Animal Land At Barak, Mau-siram, Chirapunchi, Pandava Caves, etc."

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