Assam, one of the most beautiful states, among the seven sisters, is located in the north-eastern part of India and is one of the least explored states. The state can boast of its pristine beauty both for the upper and lower Assam divided by the mighty and majestic Brahmaputra River. There are several places to visit in Assam which have a vibrant culture, beautiful scenic beauty, and historical significance. Here, a few among many have been shortlisted to present a brief of the attractions in Assam, which you must visit in coming January.
The beauty and excitement of the one-horned rhino in Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary:
If you haven’t seen this endangered species yet, do visit the oldest and stunning Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary in Golaghat, Assam. You can also locate elephants, Deer, Tigers, Wild Buffalo, Migratory birds and plenty of exciting animals here.
Make a trip to Majuli, the World’s largest river island:
This beautiful picturesque island located on the majestic river the Brahmaputra is known for its traditions and culture. It is the cultural capital of Assam and many cultural festivities are held in the main village Nightmare on this island every year.
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Make sure to visit the oldest Refinery of Asia, the Digboi Refinery:
This refinery is located in Tinsukia of Assam and it is worth seeing this oldest Refinery in Asia.
Haflong, the Switzerland of the East, is a must visit place for you:
The ‘Switzerland of the East’, also known by the name ‘Ant Hill Town’, is the only hill station present in Assam. You will extremely enjoy the panoramic view, the pleasant climate and the meadows of this picturesque valley.
Tea Gardens in Dibrugarh are one of the main attractions:
The best quality of tea in the world is supplied from the tea gardens of Dibrugarh and it is also popularly known as the ‘Tea City of India’. You should never fail to visit this place to have a live experience of the tea plantation and to experience the finest quality of tea.
Get blessings in the famous Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati:
This pious temple is famous for being one the Shakti Pithas for the Hindus and is located at the top of Nilachal Hills in Guwahati. This temple is built in the 8th century and is one of the most important centers of pilgrimage for people all over the world.
Visit the craft for making silk in Sualkuchi:
Sualkuchi, also known popularly as ‘Manchester of Assam’, is the home of the finest silk among some of the best silk making places. You must make it a point to visit this place in Assam and find the quality craft of Sualkuchi silk.
- Assam has many exciting places for tourists and there are incredible things to visit and do in Assam. It is very worthwhile to visit Assam and pick some the favorite destinations in your forthcoming visit in Assam.