Assam, the land of “Blue hills and red rivers”, is known for the national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, and tea plantations. There are almost seven national parks in Assam, which is home to many endangered species. Assam holds a culture very close to its biodiversity as one of the iconic seven sisters of Northeast India, a trip to Assam is about experiencing a unique blend of history, culture, and nature all at once. The state is home to several wildlife reserves, parks, and many festivals related to the conservation and protection of biodiversity. Suppose you are looking for a place to spend your vacation on the banks of a mighty river, enjoying delectable cuisine, engaging in a shopping spree and with a lot of adventure and thrill. In that case, Assam is the best destination for you. Spend your days on the bank of Asia’s mightiest and most enigmatic river, Brahmaputra and make the most out of it. Assam is also best to quench the thirsty spiritual soul by visiting some eccentric sacred sites. Choose your perfect Assam tour package to enjoy a fun-filled getaway in the north-eastern soil.
November to May is the perfect time to visit Assam as the weather will be very cool and pleasant in these months. It smells the blooming flowers, and the joyful locals will welcome you to the land of “Blue hills and Red rivers.”
Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati, is the nearest airport 25 km away from the city. The airport is well connected to all major cities in India.
Dibrugarh airport, Assam, is connected to all domestic airports, and this is the fastest route to reach Assam.
Guwahati is the nearest railhead to a major attraction in Assam. Assam has a well-organized rail network that connects all major destinations.
Kaziranga National Park
Located in the Golaghat, Karbi Anglong, and Nagaon districts of Assam, Kaziranga is home to the highest density of tigers among the protected areas in the world and was declared as a Tiger Reserve in 2006. This park is home to large breeding populations of wild water buffalo, elephants, and swamp deer. Kaziranga is also recognized as an Important Bird Area by BirdLife International to conserve avifaunal species. Kaziranga has achieved notable success in wildlife conservation located on the edge of the Eastern Himalaya biodiversity hotspot. This park combines high species diversity and is protected as a UNESCO world heritage site.
Things to note before visiting Kaziranga National Park
Top activities in Kaziranga National Park
Manas National Park
Manas National Park is one of the seven national parks in Assam, protected by UNESCO as a world heritage site. Manas is also known as project tiger reserve and elephant reserve. Manas is famous for the rare golden langur and the adorable red panda, which is not that easy to find in India. Manas is one of the most visited tourist places in Assam for its rich biodiversity and the scenic beauty of nature. Jeep Safari, Elephant Safari, River Rafting, Village & Tea Plantations Visit, and Birdwatching are some of the must-do activities in Assam.
The best time to visit Manas National Park is from October to May.
Manjula island is the largest river island in the world. The remarkable natural beauty of the island makes it the must-visit tourist spot in Assam. Most of the island will be submerged underwater during the monsoon season, and the scenery is an eye warming one. Do not forget to visit manjuli during your Assam trip.
October to March is the best time to visit manjuli.
Tired of visiting national parks and biosphere reserves? Kakochang falls will soothe your mind from all the worries. The milky white water showering from the hilltop is such amazing scenery to watch and is a must-watch scene during your Assam trip. kakochang falls close to Kaziranga national park, so don’t forget to visit the fall during your trip.
Umananda Island is famous as the smallest inhabited river island in the world. The island is also known as peacock island and is located amidst the mighty Brahmaputra. A temple is dedicated to lord shiva on the island, famous for the festivities and worship. Plan a trip to the Umananda island during your visit and leave with some memorable experiences.
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