India, the nation is serving the world with best tourist destination. Adventurous spots, sports events, holiday destinations, tourist packages, vacation spots and many additional things are there that people can do in India. People from abroad are coming frequently to various Indian tourist places to make their holidays special. In this article, we will discuss about the greenery province of India “ASSAM.”
Assam is the north-east state of India. This state played the vital role in the British ruling period, though the state faced lots of changes at regular intervals and because of such reason, some disturbance has been produced in recent times. The toughest period for ASSAM was India’s independence struggle against British. The capital of Assam is Dispur specialized for education in the north-east side of India.
The nature beauty of Assam is world-famous as people are coming into the state at diverse intervals to make their holidays memorable. The tea gardens and Brahmaputra River are special, whereas there are countless historical monuments and holy places, which make the place more special for tourism. The famous Indian writer Shri Swami Vivekananda Ji said, “Assam is 2nd destination after Kashmir, covered with all natural beauties.” The large amount of forest with wild animals is the specialty of the state. Visitors can take pleasure of wildlife in Assam. There are five big national parks in this state having numerous wild animals. Horned rhinos are originally founded at this Indian tourist place. People will get the option to observe one-horned rhinoceros, tiger, numerous species, and Asian elephant easily. Researchers from Discovery Channel and many other big social networks are reaching Assam regularly to create the inventory on forest and wild animals. Wildlife tourism is increased in the state in last few years.
As per geography, the state Assam is positioned at the south side of Himalaya Ranges. This beautiful state is surrounded by other big Seven States of India such as Nagaland, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura and Mizoram. This small state is also connected with two international borders such as Bhutan and Bangladesh.
Moving towards the North-East part of India travelers have to go through Assam as it is the gateway state of North-East Region. Tourist can take pleasure of wildlife at KNP (Kaziranga National Park), MNP (Manas National Park), PWS (Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary), and Dibru-Saikhowa National Park. However, Jokai Botanical Garden at Dibrugarh is also best spots of Assam. This is the one and only botanical garden created by nature itself.
Covering the tourist spot in Assam in one or two days is impossible, though tourist should make a package of at least 15 days to enjoy every spot of this greenery state. Historical places of Assam such as Rang Ghar, Kareng Ghar (Garhgaon), Talatal Ghar (Sivasagar), Agnigarh (Tezpur) and Madan Kamdev (archeological site of Kamrup) are also the popular spots for tourism.
Few very well-known destinations for tourism in Assam are Guwahati, Shillong, Kaziranga, Tezpur, Bhalukpong, Nameri National Park, Bomdila, Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Sibsagar, Jorhat, Majuli, Hajo, Barpeta, Manas, cruise or steam on River Brahmaputra, Jatinga Steam Safari and some hill areas within the state.
As per sources, tourist must reach Guwahati from where they can attain to diverse places of Assam without many difficulties as the public or private transport is available at Guwahati. Assam museum is just 10-minute distance from the Guwahati railway station so tourist can reach the spot to learn about the culture and social growth of the city through the museum. Chandubi Lake at Guwahati is covered with natural beauties, though it is 64 kms away from the city.
Tea gardens at Digboi allow visitors to learn about the production of diverse types of teas. Haflong is close station to Digboi, which is the hill station of the state. The next hill station of Assam is Bamuni Hill located in Tezpur city. Enjoying hot spring at Bhalukpung itself is special spot for a tourist.
Mentioned above holiday destinations are having many other internal spots, which is again a good sign for tourist. Assam is the nice place in every season so holiday plan can be done anytime. However, October to April is the finest period to reach Assam.
Road distances to reach Guwahati from other places are Agartala (579 kms), Aizawl (538 kms), Along (595 kms), Badarpur (308 kms), Bongaigaon (190 kms), Bhalukpung (205 kms), Bagdogra (523 kms), Bhairabkunda (137 kms), Bomdila (345 kms), Mumbari (3014 kms), Chandubi (54 kms), Cherrapunjee (154 kms), Kolkata (1182 kms), Dimapur (280 kms), Dhubri (287 kms), Dibrugarh (445 kms), Digboi (501 kms), Diphu (269 kms), Duliajan (503 kms), Daranga (100 kms), Darjeeling (587 kms), Delhi (2160 kms), Gauripur (227 kms), Golaghat (307 kms), Ghoom (580 kms), Gangtok (624 kms), Haflong (355 kms), Hajo (32 kms), Itanagar (420 kms), Imphal (487 kms), Jatinga (364 kms), Jorhat (314 kms), Kaziranga (217 kms), Kokrajhar (276 kms), Kohima (342 kms), Kalimpong (582 kms), Lanka (184 kms), Lawkhowa (152 kms), Ledo (540 kms), Lumding (221 kms), Madan Kamdev (35 kms), Majuli (237 kms), Manas (176 kms), Mangaldoi (70 kms), Margherita (532 kms), Mokokcheleng (475 kms), Naharatia (576 kms), Namrup (543 kms), N. Lakhimpur (415 kms), Nagaon (120 kms), Nazira (387 kms), Nameri (237 kms), North Guwahati (14 kms), Orang (140 kms), Phunchilling (374 kms), Parasuramunda (613 kms), Pasighat (515 kms), Pabitora (32 kms), Sivasagar (369 kms), Silghat (180 kms), Silchar (398 kms), Shillong (100 kms), Silliguri (513 kms), Sualkuchi (32 kms), Tinsukia (483 kms), Tura (284 kms), Tezpur (181 kms), Thimphu (549 kms), Tawang (532 kms), and Zero (480 kms).
Travel agencies are offering different packages for travelers so visitors can plan the trip as per their convenience.
Attaining to Assam is possible through road, rail and air. LGBI (Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International) Airport of Guwahati properly linked with domestic airlines from various metro cities of India. Kingfisher, Jet Airways, SpiceJet, JetLite, Go Air and IndiGo airlines providing daily flights to reach Guwahati.