Assam Tourism

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Enjoyable moments

Enjoyable moments  Video Review
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Nehru Park

Akash Thapa
25th May 18

Dighalipukhuri Lake - Located near Guwahati Railway station

Dighalipukhuri Lake - Located near Guwahati Railway station  Video Review
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Dighalipukhuri Lake

Shivraj kumar
5th Nov 17

Kamakhya temple

Kamakhya temple  Video Review
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Kamakhaya Temple

Arvind Kumar
16th Nov 16

View point of Kamakhya Temple

View point of Kamakhya Temple  Video Review
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Kamakhaya Temple

Arvind Kumar
16th Nov 16

Reptile house

Reptile house  Video Review
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Assam State Zoo And Botanical Gardens

Abhishek Jain
27th Oct 16

Different birds

Different birds  Video Review
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Assam State Zoo And Botanical Gardens

Vandana Dokkadi
23rd Oct 16

A peaceful and Beautiful Nehru park

A peaceful and Beautiful Nehru park  Video Review
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Nehru Park

Rikukoch
25th May 18

Silver pheasant

Silver pheasant  Video Review
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Assam State Zoo And Botanical Gardens

Abhishek Jain
27th Oct 16

Cockatoos

Cockatoos  Video Review
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Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden

Uttam Singh
27th Oct 16

Snake House

Snake House  Video Review
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Assam State Zoo And Botanical Gardens

Uttam Singh
27th Oct 16

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Reasons to go to Assam

1Sualkuchi
Sualkuchi

Sualkuchi, the ‘Manchester of Assam’, is known for its rich cultural heritage. Out of all the festivals celebrated, the most exciting of the lot is the boat race event. The town takes on an electric atmosphere during the event, with crowds cheering their favourite team.

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2Northeast of India
Northeast of India

From the hulking mountains to the one-horned rhino, Northeast India is awe-inspiring. Everything here has its own special character, from the cuisine to culture and the landscapes to traditions. This might be the reason for the increase in its popularity as a tourist destination over the past few years. A trip to the North East leaves you changed for the better.

HolidayIQ reviewer Raj describes the North East as, “a place and it's people have a taste and an aura of their own. The numerous tribes, clans, gotras have successfully brought out such a kaleidoscope of cultures and has made it so much more colorful that it isn't but mesmerizing.

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3Chomp On The Traditional ‘Assamese Tamul Pan’
Chomp On The Traditional ‘Assamese Tamul Pan’

And finally it’s time to chomp on the traditional ‘Axomiya Tamulpaan’ and beat the frostiness of the winter! Tamulpaan comprises of areca nuts served with betel leaves along with a touch of lime. A symbol of respect of honour, Tamulpaan is offered after every meal and in every Assamese family.

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4S Khorisa
S Khorisa

Khorisa maas is a speciality of Assam. Khorisa is grated bamboo shoots in raw, fermented or pickled form. You will just love that aroma of the fermented bamboo shoot. 
HolidayIQ Traveller Babita Goyal shares, “ I would say that the food here is exceptional in its own way. North-East india has it's own food. Smoked meats, fiery chillies, chicken and pork dishes flavoured with bamboo shoots and chutneys and curries are the dishes of these states.”

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5Aapunaak Loge Pai Bhaal Lagil
Aapunaak Loge Pai Bhaal Lagil

Assam is nothing like people in mainland India. The only common thing is the warm locals who are always ready to help you. "Aapunaak Loge Pai Bhaal Lagil" means that, you're please to meet them and it works every time you want to start talking to someone. 

HolidayIQ Traveller Hirak Mahanta shares, "Assam is rich in culture. it is famous for tea..it is a land of green forest river plain areas. It is also the proud possessor of luxuriant Rain Forests. It is the treasure house of rare and endangered flora and fauna. there are five national parks, two of which are designated World Natural Heritage Sites by UNESCO. it is also famous for oil rig. Assam is the first state in the country where in 1889 oil was struck at Digboi.Nestled in the Brahmaputra valley this state has Tantrik Shaktism, Shivaism and later Vaishnavism flourishing in its laps... there are nos. of temple which are famous Kamakhya Temple,Nabagraha Temple, Umananda Temple, Madan Kamdev, Poa-Mecca"

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Reviews (12)

Rahul jain

Rahul jain2.9/5

2 reviews

Nice hotel nice location

A very comfortable place. We were choosing a hotel with all the necessary amenities and not too expensive at the same time. Quite accidentally I found this hotel in the Internet. I consulted my office and we decided to stay in it. My overall impression is very positive. Though the furniture in the room isn't new, it adds some charm to the place. The room was very spacious. There was a tea/coffee set. The towels were changed every day. The cleaning was well-done. The staff is very helpful and hospitable. The breakfasts are also quite sufficient. If you look for modern things and luxury, it isn't for you. If you look for comfort, cosyness and hospitality, then it might be your choice. I'm sure I'll stay there again!

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Mishraindresh

Mishraindresh5.0/5

2 reviews

Burial Vault of Ahom Royalty

Really loved this place, from now this is one of the my favourite places to roam I really love this place. Really love this places people's nature, there culture. I will tell to all my friends to come here and see this best destination in the world I think so. I really love people warm nature, there traditional love, they all warm welcome us. I can't forget this journey lifetime.

Assam Overview

Assam, in the north east of India, is the most advanced and accessible state in the otherwise underdeveloped and isolated region called Northeast India. It is surrounded by all the six northeast states: Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura, as well as by Bhutan and Bangladesh. Its biggest city, Guwahati, is the best base to start journeys into these states.

Assam lies just south of the eastern Himalayas, with the important Brahmaputra River cutting across it. In the northern hilly areas, the population is mainly tribal while the plains contain predominantly non-tribal Hindus. Agriculturally very fertile, with heavy rains between June to September, it is full of rice paddy fields, produces about 15 percent of the world's total output of tea (Assam Tea being a brand name in its own right) and also produces more than half of India's petroleum. Assam is also famous for its silks such as Paat or Muga. However, the rains that make it so fertile also make Assam uncomfortably humid during the summer and rainy seasons.

Guwahati stretches along both sides of the Brahmaputra. Its Kamakhya temple is a very important Mother Goddess shrine for Hindus who visit in thousands from the rest of India. Also important are the Navgraha (9-Planets) temple, the Umananda temple, located on an island, and the ruins of the 10th-c Madan Kamdev temple with erotic carvings, 50 km away. Assamese silk, bamboo and cane products are the best souvenirs to take home from here.

Majuli, the world's largest river-island, is situated in the midst of Brahmaputra in north-east Assam. It is the centre of Assamese Vaishnava culture, with over 15 Vaishnava monasteries, which are treasure houses of Assamese art, music, dance, drama, handicrafts etc.  Also in north Assam, towns like Jorhat, Sibsagar or Tezpur, offer typical tea-garden experiences.   The two national parks of Assam Kaziranga and Manas are World Heritage Sites for their biodiversity. The Kaziranga region is home to the extremely endangered animal, the Indian One-Horned Rhinoceros, as also to the rare Hoolock Gibbon and Bengal Florican.

Photos of Assam

Assam, Assam

Photo by

Saroj baral

Introduce with Rhino
Assam, Assam

Photo by

Saroj baral

Introduce with Rhino
Assam, Assam

Photo by

Om prakash kumar

Sunrise Sightseen Between Mountain and Clouds
Assam, Assam

Photo by

Sumitra Jain

River Brahamaputra

There is so much to see in Assam.

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