Welcome to Assam

 

The beautiful Assam, mostly carpeted with lush green tea gardens sprawling over thousands of acres, is the gateway to the Northeast India excepting Sikkim. Connected through chicken neck to mainland India, Assam is home to varieties of uniqueness. To its credit, the mighty Brahmaputra river and Barak river passes through Assam and interestingly river Brahmaputra is the only male river in India. Besides, Assam houses the endangered one horned rhinoceros, rare pigmy hog, the largest and the smallest riverine island in the world, the largest weaving village in the world, the extraordinary muga silk etc. Assam is also considered as the last habitat to endangered Asiatic wild elephants.

 

Housing two of the major national parks of India viz. Kaziranga National Park and Manas National Park, which are also World Heritage Site, Assam always finds a place in the itinerary of every nature lovers. The elephant safari in the virgin forest of these parks is just another additional avenue to make ones visit more exciting and memorable.

 

Assam shares international boundary with Bangladesh and Bhutan. Your itinerary can also include a visit to world’s happiest country “Bhutan” through Assam.

 

Assam is inhabited by peoples from various ethnic groups having respective dialects, colourful attires and vibrant cultures. The state is well connected by Airways, Railways and Roadways and thus easily accessible with host of stays eagerly waiting to offer you the best of hospitality.

 

Indicative Distance Chart of Assam

Indicative Destination Map of Assam

The district is rich in religious centres of Vaishnavas which are called as Satras and thus earned the sobriquet “Land of Satras”. These satras are concomitant to the socio-religious Vaishanava reform movement initiated by legendry Sri Sri Srimanta Sankardeva in 16th century with Barpeta as the base. During the movement and to further strengthen the Assamese culture, Sri Sri Srimanta Sankardeva was joined by his able disciple Madhavdeva and together they laid the foundation of Assamese culture. Some of the Satras of importance for Vaishnavites are Barpeta Satra, Chinpara Vithi, Sundardiya Satra, Patbaoushi Satra, Ganakuchi Satra, Baradi Satra with each of them carrying respective legacy. You can surely place Barpeta in your itinerary to visit.

Bell Metal Industry

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Sarthebari in Barpeta District holds unique distinction in India to house bell metal industry. Some of the finest craftwork from the industry leads to production of Kanhi (dish), bati (bowl), ban bati, Sarai, Bota, glass etc. To produce these unique utensils, artisans use bell metal which is a hard alloy. Each of these products are ...

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Manas National Park

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Situated in the foothills of Himalayas, Manas National Park is rich in biodiversity with exotic landscapes. Sprawling over an area of nearly 500 Sq. Km, the park is ornamented with beautiful river ‘Manas’ flowing through the park. The park is home to wide range of protected animals including that of endangered Rhinoceros, Assam roofed turtle, ...

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The district town has importance in the history of Assam as Bongaigaon was the last capital of Kamatapur Kingdom. The district is home to various tribes of people like Bodo, Rabha, Koch and other non tribals of Assamese community. They all practice different religions yet they live in harmony.

Koyakujia Beel

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Koyakujia beel is a lake at about 15 Km from Abhayapuri in Bongaigaon district. Though not officially measured, yet the vast waterland with its potentiality captivates large number of visitors obsessed to have glance of beautiful migratory birds wriggling in the waters of the lake during winter. Small islands in the midst of the lake ...

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Jogighopa

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Located at a distance of about 30 Km from Abhayapuri, Jogighopa is on the northern bank of the mighty river Brahmaputra. Having strong reference in Assam history, Jogighopa houses five rock cut caves of ancient times which are now being preserved by Archeological Survey of India. In addition to that, the panoramic landscape with river ...

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Bagheswari Temple

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A Hindu temple dedicated to Goddesses Bagheswari and is believed to be one of the 51 Shakti Piths of Hindu religion. Located on the hilltop of Bagheswari Hill in the middle of Bongaigaon town, the temple is in rock cut caves and the site is exquisitely surrounded by green Birjhora tea estate. The hill top ...

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Lalmati Duramari Ganesh Temple

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Located on top of Khagrapar Hill, the Lalmati Duramari Ganesh Temple is in Abhayapuri town. Considered to be a temple of 8th – 10th century, the Lalmati Duramari Ganesh Temple has good number of stone carvings though the history of these carvings are yet to be deciphered. The temple is in its ruin form due ...

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Tamranga Lake

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A natural lake located in Bishnupur is a perfect place for migratory birds that facilitates their habitat during winter. Owing to the presence of large number of migratory birds during winter, the lake is also considered as ornithologist’s place. Formed by merger of two lakes named Tamranga (bigger one) and Konora (smaller one), the lake ...

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Kachugaon Game Reserve

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Sprawling over an area of nearly 214 Sq. Km, the Kachugaon Game reserve is home to many endangered species of fauna. This reserve is located at a distance of about 48 Km from Bongaigaon and is easily accessible.

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A newly formed district consequent upon implementation of Bodo Territorial Council (BTC) accord in 2003 with Kajalgaon as its district headquarter. On the foothills of Bhutan, Chirang houses plethora of serene beauty of nature.

Charaideo

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This was the first capital of Ahom Kingdom where sacred burial ground of Royal families was established by first king of Ahom dynasty Swargodeo Chau Ling Siu Ka Pha in 1253. The beautiful burial sites are like pyramids of Ahom dynasty describing the craftsmanship and architectural knowledge of Ahom dynasty. The burial sites are designed ...

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Though not the oldest district of Assam yet the district has significant reference in the history of Assam. Created in the year 1983 with Mangaldoi as the headquarter of the district, the district is blessed with two wonderful National Parks viz. Manas National Park and Orang National Park besides other scenic beauties in the district.

Orang National Park

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The miniature of Kaziranga National Park is sprawling over an area of nearly 79 Sq. Km facilitating the habitation of wide range of flora and fauna. Wild animals include Rhinoceros and rare Pigmy hog which have been declared as endangered species are prime attraction of this park. You can also find varieties of reptiles, fishes ...

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Located on the north bank of river, Dhemaji shares inter-state boundary with the hilly ranges of Arunachal Pradesh. Dhemaji being one of the remotest district of Assam, the inhabitants are mostly dependent on Agriculture. However, it is believed that the district is cursed as mighty river Brahmaputra and its tributaries has been wrath on the district almost every year and resulting in drastic decline in crop production. The district is worst flood affected district in Assam. Yet the district has something in store for visitors.

Gerukamukh

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Located at a distance of about 44 Km from Dhemaji, the site is accessible by motorable roads. Subansiri, one of the largest tributary of mighty Brahmaputra touches the plains of Assam from hills of Arunachal Pradesh at Gerukamukh in the midst of thick green forest making a panoramic view of the nature’s beauty. An ideal ...

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Maa Manipuri Than

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Constructed by Ahom King Gaurinath Singha in recognition to the help of Manipuries in evading Mua-Mariah renaissance during the period of Ahom reign. The site is located at a distance of about 25 Km from Dhemaji in the midst of serene beauty of nature.

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Kane Wildlife Sanctuary

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The wildlife sanctuary is located in West Siang district. Like all other Wildlife Sanctuary of Arunachal Pradesh, this is another Wildlife Sanctuary with plethora of species of flora and fauna sprawling over an area of nearly 55 Sq. Km. Kane wild life sanctuary can be visited on the way from Tezpur, in Assam, to Tawang ...

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Akashiganga

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To cool down emotionally hurt Lord Shiva, Lord Bishnu with his “Sudarshan Chakra” cut the corpse of Goddesses Parvati into pieces and it is believed that a piece of her body fell at this location making the place sacred. As such, the place is considered as one of the 108 Shakti Sthals in India. There ...

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Malinithan

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Malinithan is an archaeological and mythological site where ruins of temple of probably medieval India can be found. The place has reference in marriage of Lord Krishna with Rukmini who went on to meet Goddess Parvati to beg her blessings at this location after marriage. As such Malinithan is considered as a sacred place and ...

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Dhubri shares inter-state boundary with Bangal and international boundary with Bangladesh. The inhabitants mostly practice agriculture as their prime occupation. Jute and mustard cultivation are the major areas of operation among the cultivators of Dhubri. The inhabitants have unique culture and traditions from that rest of Assam owing to the fact these customs and traditions are creations of intermingling of peoples from various races, castes, migrates and invaders, etc. This district is one of the most populated district in India with nearly 584 person per Sq. Km. Below are some of the attraction of the district while there are many new sites being explored for tourism.

Gurudwara Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib

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Located in the heart of the city on the bank of the mighty river Brahmaputra. Dhubri is the rendezvous of Sikh Guru Teg Bahadur and Assam scholar Srimanta Sankardev in 1505 AD. The Gurudwara, established by ninth Sikh Guru Teg Bahadur, is being visited by many devotees from across during Sahidee Guru Parav celebrated in ...

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Mahamaya Dham

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One of the major pilgrimage location in Lower Assam, Mahamaya Dham is located at Bogribari, 30-35 Km from Dhubri Town and about 10 Km from Bilasipara. The Dham was considered next to Kamakhya Dham at Guwahati and Madan Mohan in Coochbehar. It is believed that the mother Goddess Mahamaya (great illusion) of Parvatjowar was worshipped ...

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Rangamati Mosque

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The pre Mughal structure was built by Hussain Shah, the then Governor of Bengal. Rangamati Mosque is located in Rangamati at a distance of about 25 Km from Dhubri district HQ. This Rangamati locality was once used as fort to protect from invading Mughal army. This unique Mosque was used as a prayer place by ...

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Chakrasila Wildlife Sanctuary

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Declared in 1994, Chakrasila wildlife sanctuary is second protected habitat for Golden Langur in India. Sprawling over 45.57 Sq. Km, Chakrasila WLS covers parts of both Dhubri and Kokrajhar. The sanctuary is located at a distance of about 6 Km from Kokrajhar and 68 Km Dhubri. Supplemented by lakes “Dheer Beel” and “Diplai Beel” on ...

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Panchpeer Dargaha

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This site is perfect example of religious harmony alongwith Hajo in Kamrup district of Assam where devotees throng in to offer their prayers and patronizing each other’s religion and practices irrespective of their own religion.  

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Chakrasila Wildlife Sanctuary

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Declared in 1994, Chakrasila wildlife sanctuary is second protected habitat for Golden Langur in India. Sprawling over 45.57 Sq. Km, Chakrasila WLS covers parts of both Dhubri and Kokrajhar. The sanctuary is located at a distance of about 6 Km from Kokrajhar and 68 Km Dhubri. “Dheer Beel” and “Diplai Beel” on either side are ...

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One of the oldest district of Assam, Dibrugarh city is known as the Tea City of India. Located on the bank of the river Brahmaputra, Dibrugarh district is rich in natural resources like crude petroleum, natural gas, coal and diverse range of flora and fauna. Dibrugarh carpeted by lush green tea gardens shares inter-state boundary with Arunachal Pradesh. The district also houses few locations of importance from the view point of tourism.

Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary

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Located in Assam as a part of only rainforest, Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary is a part of Dehing Patkai Elephant Reserve is at a distance of about 80 Km from Dibrugarh. The rainforest where Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary is located is stretched over 575 Sq. Km in the districts of Dibrugarh, Tinsukia and Sivasagar. The ...

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Namphak Village

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The picturesque village in Assam Namphak is located on the bank of river Burhidihing and at a distance of about 6 Km from Naharkatiya and 37 Kilometers from Dibrugarh town. The village houses a Buddhist Monastery and about 150 families belonging to Tai Phake community whose dialect resembles with the language of Thailand. The village ...

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Dibru Saikhowa National Park

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With nearly 36 species of mammals, plethora of birds, reptiles and birds, the national park is one of the most diversified national parks of India. Sprawling over an area of 350 Sq. Km, the park is 12 Km from Tinsukia town. Both Dibrugarh and Tinsukia district has the distinction of housing parts of the park. ...

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Covered with thick green forests and undulating hills with highest peak of about 1600 meters above mean sea level, the district in the central part of Assam is the largest district in Assam in terms of area. Named after “Karbi” tribe, the district is yet to be fully explored to its potential in context to development as a tourist destination. With the limited exploration in context to natural reserves, the district has reserves of Lime Stone, China Clay, Feldspar and Coal. The district is no less in terms of beauty of nature. In fact the natural beauty of Karbi Anglong is ornamented with as many 12 rivers meandering through hilly terrain of Karbi Anglong.

Unwang

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The high table land of Karbianglong located in Hamren Subdivision of the district, Umwang is just another attraction of the district. The table land sprawling over an area of nearly 35 Sq. Km with flat grassland on mostly plain surface is stunning to watch. Bounded on the three sides of the highland by rivers, the ...

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Khanduli

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A temperate grassland located at a distance of about 37 kms from Hamren Sub-Division and 70 kms from Jowai in Meghalaya offers a unique landscape resembling desert sand dunes in clear moonlight. Khanduli is connected to Umwang by bridle path offering a rare opportunity for trekking expedition.

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Marat Longri WLS

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Surrounded by hills, the wildlife sanctuary offers habitation of wide range of flora, fauna and avifauna. Some of the animals found in this 451 Sq. Km sanctuary are Tiger, Barking deer, Wild pig, Slow Loris, Pangolin, Lesser Cat, Porcupine. Some of the reptiles found here are Krait, Monitor Lizard, Brown Hill Tortoise etc. In addition ...

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The district located on the bank of mighty river Brahmaputra and foothills of Meghalaya was created in the year 1983. The district is blessed with diverse beauty of nature. The evergreen forest sprawling in almost entire district with undulating hills in the midst makes the picturesque of its localities enchanting. Some of the major attractions of the district are Hulukanda hill, Surya Pahar, Pir Majhar etc. The pristine beauty of the district is ornamented with large water bodies and tributaries of the river Brahmaputra.

Surya Pahar

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Comprising of 7 peaks, an archeological site of national importance, Sri Sri Surya Pahar is sprawling over an area of nearly 1400 acres and located at a distance of about 15 Km from Goalpara Town. The excavation of the site started from 1984 by Archeological Survey of India. Excavation of the site has unearthed rock ...

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Dadan Hillock

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The scenic landscapes with vibrant rivers, green hills, waterfalls around the hillock offers a panoramic view. Apart from its natural beauty, the site also captivates tourist with a fact that one of the General of King Bana of Sonitpur “Dadan” who also happened to be a devotee of Lord Shiva, killed an wild elephant who ...

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Majhar Sharif of Pir Baba

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Located at Jaleswar at a distance of about 60 Km from Goalpara Town, the Majhar Sharif was constructed by Sufi Saint Shah Syed Nasiruddin Kaderi who came from Baghdad in Iraq. Saint Shah Syed Nasiruddin was also a leader of Sufi movement.

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Pir Majhar

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Situated in the heart of Goalpara town, the Majhar of Hazrat Syed Abul Karem Kharasani is a much revered place both by Hindus and Muslims who are the prime inhabitant of the locality. Irrespective of their religion, they offer their prayers to Pir Saheb. Unique picturesque offering a paradigm of peace and brotherhood among Hindus ...

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Hulukunda Pahar

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An upcoming destination offering you a spectacular view of the Goalpara town and mighty river Brahmaputra as well. 

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Sri Sri Shyamrai Satra

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A centre of Vaishnavites established approximately in 1640s. Interesting fact about the Satra is that this Satra has persevered the ASTHI (piece of bone) of Srmanta Sankardev, the founder of Vaisnava. uring Sahan Jayanti period i.e. during Sept-Oct.

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Sri Sri Jaybhum Kamakhya

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Considered as one of the Shaktipeeths, Sri Sri Jaybhum Kamakhya is located on the bank of the mighty river Brahmaputra at a distance of about 50 Km from Goalpara Town. In the festive month of October, devotees from across the state throng in to offer their prayers to the Goddess. 

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Nandeswar Devalaya

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Believed to have been constructed in 10th-11th century, Nandeswar Devalaya is one of the oldest Shiva Temple and is situated atop Nandeswar hill. The Devalaya stands on the bank of the river Dudhnoi at a distance of about 35 Km from Goalpara Town.

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Tukreswari

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Tukreswari temple atop Tukreswari hill stands on NH37 at a distance of about 25 Km from Goalpara Town. It is believed a portion (Tukra means portion in Assamese) of Sati Parvati fell at this location. Alongside Tukreswari temple, there stands two other temple one of which is of Lord Shiva and another is of JOYA-VIJOYA. ...

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Kumri beel

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Kumri beel (lake) is a natural lake with lush green forest around. The spectacular view of migratory and indigenous birds wriggling in the waters of the lake, without discriminating each other, is sure to enthral you to your threshold. Kumri beel is 11 Km from Goalpara Town.

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Buraburi Than

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A significant yet unique religious place located on the bank of the mighty river Brahmaputra near Jaleswar at a distance of about 60 Km from Goalpara Town. There is a fact believed by locals that there was an old couple who used to offer payas (rice made with milk) as prasad to the cowboys (locally ...

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The district finds references in freedom movement. Noted martyrs from the district are Kushal Konwar, Kamala Miri etc. who laid down their lives during the freedom movement. The district houses nearly 63 large tea gardens, part of famous Kaziranga National Park and part of Nambor WLS besides other natural attractions.

Aathkhelia Namghar

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One of the prominent pilgrimage site in India was constructed by Ahom King Gadapani in 1681. Located at a distance of about 12 Km, Athkhelia Namghar was initially named as Athkhelia Hori Mandir in 1970 though it was renamed as Athkhelia Namghar owing to influence of Vaishnavism. It is believed that the namghar has tremendous ...

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Numaligarh

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Located on NH 37 at a distance of about 45 Km from Golaghat district headquarter, Numaligarh is a historic place dating back to the days of Kachari and Ahom Kingdom. Once Ahom King Suhungmung annexed extant Numaligarh and started living with Kachari princess Numali and the entire place was tucked by fort (Garh in Assamese). ...

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Negheriting Shiv Mandir

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An ancient temple dating back to rules of Ahom dynasty. Built by Ahom King, the Mandir (temple) is located on a small hilltop at a distance of about 30 Kms from Golaghat district headquarter. Locals consider this hill to be sacred place for them. Ornamented with scenic beauty of Negheriting tea garden, the panoramic beauty ...

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Deopani Durga Temple

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A sacred place where peoples believe that their wishes get fulfilled when prayed with true heart. It is also believed that a red ribbon tied to a dedicated banyan tree located within the Temple campus surely materializes his/her wishes. Located at a distance of about 47 Km from Golaghat district headquarter, the temple positions itself ...

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Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary

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A hot water pool in the midst of lush green jungles of Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary alongside NH 39 is one of the major attractions of the Sanctuary. Sprawling over an area of 6 Sq. Km, the sanctuary is located at a distance of about 25 Km from Golaghat. Bathing arrangements with hot waters of the ...

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Kaziranga National Park

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Famous for endangered one horned rhinoceros, Kaziranga National Park houses over two third of world’s population of one horned rhinoceros. The park is also famous owing to the fact that the density of tiger in the park is highest among the protected areas in the world. However, due to thick and tall elephant grass, tigers ...

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The district of Kamrup Metropolitan houses the largest city of Northeast “Guwahati” and also the capital of the state of “Dispur”. Giwahati being the gateway of Northeast India is well connected to all the states of Northeast. Guwahati is also home to the most powerful Shaktipeeth “Maa Kamakhya” and historic Saraighat Bridge where the heroics of great Lachit Barphukan thwarted the invading mighty Mughals in 1671.

 

The cosmopolitan city is one of the fastest growing city of India and is going to be internationally connected soon once International Highway leading to Myanmar via Moreh in Manipur is complete. The city has some of the ancient temples whose architectural designs are purely indigenous unlike Mughal architectural in many other parts of the country with influence of Mughals. Located on the bank of mighty river Brahmaputra, Guwahati has several reference in the history of erstwhile undivided Assam. Some of such historic structures include Dighali Pukhuri, Jor Pukhuri, Nagkata Pukhuri, Silpukhuri, Maa Kamakhya Temple, Umananda Temple, Bhimsakaran, Baisishtha Ashram, Churches, Gurudwaras etc. The fast ramification of the city has covered newer places. However, Guwahati is just a part of the Kamrup Metropolitan district.

Maa Kamakhya Temple

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Located atop Nilachal hill at a distance of about 8 Kms from Guwahati Centre, Maa Kamakhya Temple is considered as the most powerful Shaktipeeth (Powerful Shrine) among all the 51 Shaktipeeths in the world. It is believed by the legends that when body of Sati Parvati (wife of Lord Shiva) was cut into 51 pieces ...

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Umananda

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The world’s smallest habitable river island of mighty river Brahmaputra, Umananda is located near Guwahati. The Peacock island can be reached by services of ferry, country boat, motor launchers etc. from Guwahati. The island houses sacred temple of Lord Shiva. The temple was constructed in 1694 by one of most influential king of Ahom dynasty ...

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Nabagraha Temple

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One of the famous temples among all the Nabagraha Temples in India. Located atop Chitrachal hill (also called as Nabagraha hill), the temple has nine phallic emblems and each one dedicated to respective planetary god. The phallic emblems are covered with clothes of different colour. One can offer their prayers at this sacred temple to ...

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Ugratara Temple

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The temple was constructed by Ahom Kin Siva Singha in 1725 near the pond “Jorpukhuri” which was also excavated by him. Though the temple is simple and small to look at, yet has strong mythological and religious references. The legends say that Ugra Tara is another form of Goddess Sati Parvati. Ugra Tara is described ...

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Sukreswar Temple

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An ancient temple built by King Pramtta Singha in 1944. This Lord Shiva temple is located at Panbazar on the bank of the mighty river Brahmaputra in the heart of Guwahati houses one of the largest Shivalingas in India. The complex also houses the only Janardan Temple in Guwahati. The beauty of sunset from this ...

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Vasistha Ashram

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Located on the outskirts of Guwahati, Vasistha ashram is a place where hermit Vasistha used to reside in ancient times. Lots of myths are being propounded by various legends on the subject. The ashram / temple is located at the confluence of rivulet Sandya, kanth and Lalitha. Besides being a sacred shrine, the ashram is ...

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Lankeswar Temple

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An ancient temple of Lord Shiva is located alongside NH37 atop a picturesque hill is a splendid place to be there. The legends has it that once Ravana, devotee of Lord Shiva used to offer his prayers at this location and so has the place been named. The 452 marble steps might get you exhausted ...

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Balaji Temple

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One of newest attraction is the Balaji Temple, also sometimes referred to Purva Balaji Temple. Located at Gorchuk at a distance of about 10-11 Km from heart of Guwahati, the pure white Balaji Temple with South Indian architectural design, the temple and its complex casts a gorgeous look. The temple is dedicated to Lord Balaji ...

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ISCKON Temple

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The temple located on a small hillock “Sarania hills” is just another location that can offer you the peace of mind with the sacredness of the temple blended with calm and serene ambience. The holy aarti, bhajans, chanting here energize your soul for a better life. Your visit in the evening may well give you ...

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Gandhi Mandap

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A historic site where the father of the nation “Mahatma Gandhi” used to stay during his visit to Guwahati prior to India’s Independence. As a mark of respect to the great leader, Gandhi Mandap was opened for public on 2nd of October, 1970 by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Located atop Sarania hills in the ...

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Deepor Beel

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Sprawling over an area of nearly 40 Sq. Km, beel (lake) is a former channel of mighty river Brahmaputra and is a large freshwater lake. Of the 40 Sq. Km of the lake, 4.14 Sq. Km of the lake has been declared as Bird Sanctuary. A natural habitat to nearly 219 species of birds including ...

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Rani Reserve Forest

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Located at a distance of about 20 Km from Guwahati, Rani forest boasts of hosting exotic Kapili waterfalls. The hilly terrain of the forests with breath taking views of nature spellbinds every visitor. Alongside this wonderful emerging eco-tourism there stands two more forests viz. Jarasal and Kawasing forest.

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Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra

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A cultural institution established in 1998 with an intent to showcase the culture of peoples of Northeast India. In addition to cultural museum, the institution also houses a library, open house theatres for performing cultural events, children’s park etc. The institution named after legend Shrimanta Sankardeva is the largest cultural congregation of Northeast India. Your ...

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Regional Science Centre

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Regional Science Centre, Guwahati is located at Jawaharnagar, Khanapara at a distance of about 9 Km from city centre of Guwahati. The centre is a unit of National Council of Science Museums and was established in 1994 with an intent to promote and create awareness on science among the peoples, specially the children and youth. ...

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Sualkuchi

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Sualkuchi, situated on the bank of river Brahmaputra is about 35 Kms from Guwahati. The place has the distinction of being the silk industry in India producing unique silk products and thus named as “Manchester of Assam”. Sualkuchi is also considered as World’s largest weaving village. You can find looms and stalls selling silk products ...

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Sidheswar Devalaya

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The hillock within the world famous Sualkuchi village houses an ancient yet prominent Sidheswar temple. The ancient temple was renovated in 18th century by Swargodeo Shiva Singha. The beautifully and intricately designed image of different deities on the walls of the temple speaks of craftsmanship of erstwhile time. Located in a tranquil ambience at a ...

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Madan Kamdev Temple

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An archeological site on the Dewangiri hills in Baihata Chariali is at a distance of nearly 40 Km from Guwahati. The site was excavated in 1977s and the archeological findings of the site date backs to 9th to 10th century which probably relates to Pala dynasty of Kamrupa. The archeological findings exhibits rock cuts of ...

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Poa Mecca

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The name suggests that it is one fourth of Mecca in Arab in terms of merit. It was during 12th century, an Iraqi Prince, Ghiyasuddin Auliya, who also pioneered to popularize Islam in this part of the world, brought a lump of earth from Mecca in Arab which is considered as the holiest place for ...

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Doul Govinda

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Located on the bank of mighty river Brahmaputra on one side and foothill of Chandrabharati hills on another side, Doul Govinda Temple has two main idols namely Lord Shyamray and Lord Gvinda besides idols of other Gods and Goddesses. This historic and sacred temple is accessible from Kacharihat (Madhyam Khanda Ghat) in Fancy Bazar of ...

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Aswaklanta

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Aswaklanta temple located on the bank of the mighty river Brahmaputra was built by Ahom King Shiva Singha in 1720. Locals believe that the foot prints of Lord Krishna (Vishnu Pada) and horse of the chariot at the foothills seen there signifies visit of Lord Krishna. Exact reason of his visit is clueless. Images of ...

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Dirgheswari Temple

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A sacred religious and an important archaeological site, Dirgheswari temple is located on Dirghswari hill at North Guwahati on the bank of mighty river Brahmaputra. Constructed by Ahom King Swargodeo Shiva Singha in 11-12 century, the temple was intended to worship Goddess Durga. The idol of Goddess Durga is worshipped in the inner chamber underground ...

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Hayagriva-Madhab Mandir

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Believed to have been constructed by Koch King Raghudeva Narayan in 1583, Hayagriva-Madhab Mandir is situated on the Monikut hill in Hajo at a distance of about 30 Km from Guwahati. Some even believes that this stone temple was constructed by Pala dynasty in 6th century. The entrance to this sacred temple starts at the ...

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Chanddubi

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A natural lake formed consequent upon severe earthquake in June’ 1897. Located at a distance of about 65 Km from Guwahati, Chandubi lake is within the jurisdiction of Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council. On the foothills of Garo hills of Meghalaya, Chandubi lake with undulating lust green hills on the backdrop casts a panoramic view. Rowing ...

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Dadara, Pacharia & Singimari

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These three villages has the distinction of housing nearly 550 Greater Adjutant Storks with laudable initiative from Zoologist Purnima Devi Barman. Her determined and dedicated initiative have led to educate and convince local villagers to protect the sanctity of habitat of this endangered bird. There are about 1200 greater Adjutant Storks in the world out ...

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Pobitora

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Located in just 50 Km away from Guwahati, Pobitora is a wild life sanctuary sprawling over an area of 38.8 Sq. Km and has swampy marshy land facilitating habitation of wild animals. The drive from Guwahati to Pobitora alongside river Brahmaputra itself is panoramic. Declared as Wildlife Sanctuary in 1987, Pobitora is famous for endangered ...

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Asia’s largest dry fish market

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The Asia’s largest wholesale market of dry fish is located in Jagiroad of Morigaon district. The market caters to the need of all Northeastern states and in addition, the market also supplies its product to countries like Singapore, Bhutan, Myanmar and other South Asian countries. The market gets input of products from West Bengal, Gujarat, ...

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Chanda’s Merghar

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Located at Chaygaon, at a distance of about 28 Km from Guwahati, are the ruins of a house which is believed to have been built by a merchant Chanda Saudagar, a devotee of Lord Shiva. A mythological story is attached to it. Locals believe that Chand Saudagar was once cursed by Nag Devta (God of ...

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Halflong

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The district headquarter of Dima Hasao, Halflong is the only hill station of Assam at a height of about 966 m from mean sea level. With blessings of mother nature, Halflong offers a mesmerizing beauty of nature and is amplified by Barail hill garlanding the Halflong city. Halflong is often referred as “Land of blue ...

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Jatinga

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A small village located at a distance of about 9 Km from Halflong is rich in diverse natural beauty. The place is more famous for the tragic incident of migratory birds committing suicide every year. During the month of August and September huge numbers of birds migrate to this place and most of them end ...

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Maibong

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Beautifully decorated with panoramic landscapes of nature, Maibong is 47 Km from Haflong. Maibong on the bank of the river Mahur was the capital of erstwhile Dimasa Kachari kingdom evidence of which can still be seen here. Some of the major attractions of Maibong are Mahur valley for its panoramic picturesque, monolithic temple “Ramchandi Temple”. ...

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Panimoor

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The stunning waterfall with pristine scenic beauty is always hunted for by a visitor looking to explore the creation of mother nature. Panimoor is no less and has the potentiality to offer you to your expectation. Dimasa peoples believe Panimoor to be a sacred place and a bath during full moon in the month of ...

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Thuruk

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Just another destination with challenges in offer to visitors having obsession for the same. This tempting destination at a distance of about 41 Km from Haflong receives snowfall during extreme winter.

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Hajong

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A place for adventure lovers and ideal for those who are obsessed to have experience of newness among wildlife. The unique terrapins is a major attraction of the locality. Located at a distance of about 18 Km from Maibong and 70 Km from Haflong, Hajong Lake facilitates habitation of rare varieties of terrapins.

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Harangajao

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On the bank of the river Jatinga, Harangajao is an ideal place to enjoy the enchanting beauty of nature and also adventurous for trekking. The place was once, famous cultural centre of the district. The place has diversified itself to be the chief producer of tasty pineapples.

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Located on the bank of river Bhogdai, a major tributary to mighty Brahmaputra, Jorhat is one of the oldest and largest towns of Assam. The last capital of 600 year long Ahom dynasty houses many historical monuments, many of which were damaged by invading Burmese. However, British renovated some of them in early 1800s. Owing to its contribution in the field of culture and tradition, the district earns the distinction of being the “Cultural capital of Assam”. There are around 300 tea gardens in and around Jorhat. The etymologist arrived that the name of Jorhat originated from the two haats (market) viz. Macharhat and Chowkihat on either bank of river Bhogdoi. Besides some of historic water bodies like Mithapukhuri, Kunworipukhuri and Bangalpukhuri, Jorhat also has the credit to house the world’s largest and oldest research station dedicated to tea research which was established in 1911. When you are at Jorhat, you can surely expect to find stalls dealing with aesthetic looking craft made from tea bushes and driftwood.

Jorhat Gymkhana Club

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It is the one of oldest golf course established in 1876 by D. Slimmons in Seconidhara village. The 9-hole golf course circuit also has facilities for grass court lawn tennis, swimming pool, billiards, polo, gentleman’s bar and cinema theatre.  

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Dhekiakhowa Barnamghar

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A frontline institution of Vaishnavites, Dhekiakhowa Namghar was established by Saint Madhavdev in 1461 and kindled a lamp on a peel of an elephant apple. This lamp had been burning since then though refueled whenever required by priest attending the Namghar (Vaishnava temple). Located at a distance of 15 Km from Jorhat Town, Dhekiakhowa Naamghar ...

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Sukapha Samannay Kshetra

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In fond memory of first Ahom King of Assam, Sukapha and in recognition to the longest dynasty of India stretching over a period of 600 years, an aesthetically and intricately designed complex has been constructed depicting culture of Assamese peoples with special emphasis on Ahom . Located at a distance of about 16 Kms from ...

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Lachit Barphukan Maidam

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Located on NH 37 at a few kilometer distance from Jorhat town towards Sivasagar, the Maidam (vault) was constructed to mark the valor and courage exhibited by Lachit Barphukan while protecting erstwhile Assam from invading mighty Mughals in 1672 at Saraighat. Owing to this befitting reply, Northeast India remains the only part of India where ...

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Thengal Bhawan

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Located at a distance of about 8 Km from Jorhat town, Thengal Bhawan or Thengal Manor. Built in the year 1880 by Raibahadur Siva Prasad Barooah, he used this house to publish first Assamese daily newspaper “Dainik Batori” in 1929 with Bagmibar Nilamani Phukan as its editor. The location of the house was so remote ...

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Shyamgaon

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Just another addition of tourism destination in Northeast India. The village, at a distance of about 30 Km from Jorhat district headquarter, Shyamgaon is located in the foothills of Nagaland and is inhabited by peoples of Thai origin whose forefathers migrated from Thailand in 13th century. Inhabitants of these villages have securely preserved their tradition, ...

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Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary

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Housing seven of fifteen species of apes in Northeast India, Hollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary facilitates the habitation of endangered Gibbon. The sanctuary also houses slow loris – North East India’s only nocturnal primate. The sanctuary also offers habitation to over 800 species of birds many of which are endangered. Covered with lush green Hollong tree, ...

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Mou Chapori

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Located at a distance of about 13 Km from Jorhat, Mou Chapori is a small river island measuring nearly 39 bighas which is on a decreasing owing to wrath of mighty river Brahmaputra. The serene ambience in solitude can surely relax your mind and body from your hectic busy life. The melancholy of chirping of ...

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Purnananda Buragohain Maidam

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Located at a distance of about 5 Km from Jorhat Town, this vault is the place where ashes of last king Puranananda Buragohain of 600 year long Ahom dynasty is kept. To commemorate the death of last Ahom King, his son constructed the Puranananda Buragohain Maidam (Vault). This vault is the place where ashes of ...

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Magolu Khat

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A place of historical significance, Magolu Khat, was constructed by Ahom King Swargodeo Rajeshwar Singh as a mark of love and respect for his wife Kuranganayani, the Princess of Manipur. Located in Manaimaji village at a distance of about 6 Km from Jorhat Town, the site is in its ruins. Though in ruins yet it ...

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A part of Syhlet district of  erstwhile India and now sharing international boundary with Bangladesh, Karimganj has strong reference in the history since from 6th century to India’s freedom movement. Freedom movement in this remote part of India was no less which is evident from the fact that nearly 50 soldiers of freedom movement sacrificed their lives during Sepoy Mutiny in 1857. To commemorate and respect the martyrs of freedom movement, Malegarh Crematorium was established where the martyrs of Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 were cremated.

 

The lesser known yet with great deeds Abdul Matlib Mazumdar hailing from this remote district alongwith Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed (5th President of India) were notables who advocated against division of erstwhile India based on communal differences.

 

The lush greenery with undulating hill ranges and panoramic water bodies make the district rich and diverse in context to beauty of nature. The district has lot to offer for every visitor.

Chhatachura Range

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With a maximum altitude of 2087 feet above mean sea level, Chhatachura Hill Range borders adjoining Hailakandi district on eastern side. Though yet to be fully explored, as of now the lush green hill range offers a spellbinding beauty of nature. Located at a distance of nearly 19 Km from district headquarter, the hill range ...

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Son beel

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A huge lake with green hills of virgin forest in its backdrop is an amazing picturesque. Located at a distance of 25.4 Km from Karimganj, the picturesque of the magnificient water body with green hills in the backdrop is mesmerizing. The river Shingla passes through this lake (beel in Assamese). The attraction of this wetland ...

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Malegarh Crematorium

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The fever of revolt against British was no less in this part of the country. Over 50 warriors sacrificed their lives fighting the British during the great revolt of 1857. All the martyrs were cremated at this historic place. Your visit and homage to the martyrs are sure to make their valuable sacrifice worthy. Malehgarh ...

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Badarpur Fort

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Located at a distance of about 16 Km, Badarpurghat is on the crossroad of NH44 and NH53. Constructed in 18th century in Mughal provincial style, now in ruins, is being renovated. During British rule, Badarpurghat used to be the major commercial hub and is located in erstwhile Syhlet district of undivided India.

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Suterkandi (International Trade center)

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An upcoming international trade centre, Suterkandi is located in Indo-Bangladesh border. Suterkandi located at a distance of about 14 Km from Karimganj, facilitates movement of exported materials like coal, fruits and Silicon to Bangladesh.

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Deoparbat

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Deoparbat or Deopahar is at a distance of about 5 Km from Numaligarh on NH 39 which starts from Numaligarh heading towards Dimapur in Nagaland. Located atop a small hillock, you need to climb up nearly 150 steps to top of Deoparbat where you can find shattered ruins of temple of ancient times and is ...

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Kaziranga National Park

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Famous for endangered one horned rhinoceros, Kaziranga National Park houses over two third of world’s population of one horned rhinoceros. The park is also famous owing to the fact that the density of tiger in the park is highest among the protected areas in the world. However, due to thick and tall elephant grass, tigers ...

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Kakochang Waterfalls

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Located at a distance of 13 Km from Bokakhat Town, the stunning waterfall is nestled in the lush green hills. The cascading waterfall is amazing to watch. When you are at the top of the hill, you also offer an opportunity to have aerial view of ruins of historic Numaligarh. Besides, on your way to ...

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Inhabited mostly by an indigenous tribe “Bodo”, the district is the gateway to Seven Sisters. Located on the bank of mighty river Brahmaputra, the district shares inter-state boundary with West Bengal and international boundary with Bhutan. Manas National Park, which shares with few more district, alongwith Chakrasila Wildlife Sanctuary, Ultapani reserve are some of the gift of nature that are capable to captivate visitors…

Chakrasila Wildlife Sanctuary

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Declared in 1994, Chakrasila wildlife sanctuary is second protected habitat for Golden Langur in India. Sprawling over 45.57 Sq. Km, Chakrasila WLS covers parts of both Dhubri and Kokrajhar. The sanctuary is located at a distance of about 6 Km from Kokrajhar and 68 Km Dhubri. Supplemented by lakes “Dheer Beel” and “Diplai Beel” on ...

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Ultapani Forest

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A remote bio-diversity is a newly explored location wherein the beauty of nature can be realised at its best. Housing many rare and endangered avi-fauna like nightjars, tragopans, wreathed hornbill, peafowls, etc. and flora, wild animals like tiger, leopard, elephant etc Ultapani forest is 24 Km from Bishmuri village on NH 31 in Chirang district. ...

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Diplai Beel

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Diplai Beel and Dhir Beel are two adjacent lakes. These lakes cuts a wonderful picturesque with a panoramic view in the backdrop. Diplai Beel covering 4.14 Sq. Km houses wide range of migratory and resident birds alongwith other wild animals. Dhir beel is greater among the two but owing to the habitation, it has been ...

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Local etymologist believed that the name of the district is a combination of two Assamese words viz. “Lakhimi” who is Goddess of wealth and “Pur” means full. The name was coined to indicate the fact that in erstwhile times the locality had abundant paddy. The district is also known as “Koliapani” owing to the fact that until 1950, the district remained isolated as there were no road connectivity. Having significant references in the history of Assam, the district shares inter-state boundary with Arunachal Pradesh. Being on the foothills of Arunachal Pradesh, the district has good potentiality for tourism yet unexplored.

Pabha Sanctuary or Milroy Sanctuary

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Sprawling over an area of nearly 49 Sq. Km, this wonderful habitat was created to conserve Asiatic water buffalo found only in Assam in India. Located at a distance of about 31 Km from district headquarter on the bank of mighty river Brahmaputra, the sanctuary has wide range of flora and fauna that includes Asiatic ...

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Leteku Pukhuri

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Leteku Pukhuri (Pukhuri meaning lake) is considered as the birth place of Vaishnava Saint Madhavdev by many. The pond is located at a distance of nearly 15 Km from Narayanpur. 

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Narayanpur

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Narayanpur has significant references in the history of Assam. Historians claim that Narayanpur had the presence of Kalita King, Ahom King, Koch King etc. However, nothing conclusive yet. It is evident that Narayanpur had great references in the history of Assam from the fact that the locality even today has numerous works of ancient times. ...

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Bordoibam Bilmukh

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A site proposed for consideration as Bird Sanctuary, Bordoibam Bilmukh houses various species of birds, both migratory and resident birds, that includes Kingfisher, Large whistling teal, Lsesser Adjutant Stork, Spotted Dove, Pheasant tailed Jacana, Indian river tern, Black headed Gull, White wagtail, Black headed Oriole, Purple Moorhen, Open Bill Stork etc. The proposed sanctuary, sprawling ...

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The 35th and newest district of Assam, Majuli is world’s largest inhabited river islands. Sprawling over an area of 400 Sq. Km. in the midst of river Brahmaputra, Majuli is the place where first Vaishnavite monastery “Manikanchan Sanjog” was established by Saint and founder of Vaishnavism, Srimanta Sankardeva, in 15th century. Subsequently, many satras were established and some of the notable among them are Kamalabari Satra, Auniati Satra, Dakhinpat Satra. In gist, it can be said that Majuli is the capital of Vaishnavism.

Rich in biodiversity, the island facilitates habitations of few endangered species of birds like greater adjutant stork, whistling teal and pelican.

The matter of concern for the new district is the severe erosion due to constant threat from river Brahmaputra for which all stakeholders needs to put in their concerted effort to save this wonderful heritage site.

Kamalabari Satra

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Established by Padma Ata or popularly known as Badala Ata, an able disciple of Neo Vaishnavism in 1595. The satra was established in an orange (locally known as Kamala) garden (locally known as bagisa or bari) of another Neo Vaishnavism disciple Purusottam Baruah and owing to this fact the satra has been named as Kamalabari ...

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Aauniaati Satra

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Ahom King Sultanla was renamed as Jayaddhaja Singha when he adopted Vaishanava Religion. Exhibiting his passion and respect for the religion, he established Auniati Satra in Majuli in the year 1653. The Satra worships Lord Krishna also known as Govinda. To further expand the religion, additional twelve branches were opened in different parts of the ...

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Molai Forest

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A man made forest sprawling over an area of nearly 1360 acres (550 hectares) in Kokilamukh village is located in world’s largest riverine island “Majuli”. The forest has been named as “Molai Forest” after its creator Padmashri Jadav Molai Payeng, Indian environmental activist and forestry worker. In his unique endeavour, Shri Payeng single handedly planted ...

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Morigaon district in the middle of Assam is bordered by mighty river Brahmaputra, Karbianglong district, Nagaon district and Kamrup Metro district. Mayong, in Morigaon district was once considered as the capital of Black magic in India while Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary has its own charm housing one horned rhinoceros. The district also has the presence of Tiwa Autonomous council established in 1995 for welfare and upliftment of indigenous Tiwa Tribe. There are some of the places in the district that are having enough potential to captivate your eyes.

Pobitora

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Located in just 50 Km away from Guwahati, Pobitora is a wild life sanctuary sprawling over an area of 38.8 Sq. Km and has swampy marshy land facilitating habitation of wild animals. The drive from Guwahati to Pobitora alongside river Brahmaputra itself is panoramic. Declared as Wildlife Sanctuary in 1987, Pobitora is famous for endangered ...

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Sitajakhala

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An ancient Temple located on a hilltop on the bank of the river Killing has mythological stories related to it. The temple complex houses many idols of Goddesses Sita and Lord Hanuman on the walls of the Temple. Locals believe that the rock cut staircase (Jakhala in Assamese) was constructed by Valmiki for movement of ...

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Deosal Shiv Temple

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As the locals believe, this is the temple where Lord Rama left her better half Goddesses Sita. Locals also believe that this ancient Temple, now renovated, was Ashram of Valmiki. Located at a distance of about 4 Km from Jagiroad on National Highway 37 the temple complex gets more vibrant during Shivaratri.

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Kachasila

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An ancient Temple dating back to 9th century is situated atop Kachasila hills, just few kilometres away from Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary. The temple has idols of Lord Shiva and Goddesses Parvati though large numbers of idol of Lord Ganesha can also be seen here. When you are at top of the hill, you give yourself ...

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Asia’s largest dry fish market

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The Asia’s largest wholesale market of dry fish is located in Jagiroad of Morigaon district. The market caters to the need of all Northeastern states and in addition, the market also supplies its product to countries like Singapore, Bhutan, Myanmar and other South Asian countries. The market gets input of products from West Bengal, Gujarat, ...

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Sivakunda

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An exotic waterfall that is sure to spellbound you and compel you to ponder over the creation of God. Sivakunda is a waterfall located on the Amsoi hills which is 10 Km drive from NH37. The crystal clear waters after traversing over the rocks gushes down from an adequate height casting an enchanting picturesque. 

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Mayong

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Located in Morigaon district near Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary and on the bank of river Brahmaputra, Mayong was once famous as Land of Black Magic. More than that, Mayong has plethora of unexplored archaeological sites. The villages like Chanaka and Kachosila has their own historic significance besides archeological treasures at scattered locations of Mayong. When you ...

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The district in the middle of Assam is the birthplace is Saint, Scholar, play writer Srimanta Sankardev. Emerged as full fledged district in 1839, on the bank of the river Kollong, the district is one of the oldest district of Assam. Though in due course of time, new districts were sliced out yet the remnant portion or the extant Nagaon district houses part world heritage site Kaziranga National Park besides many other locations rich in scenic beauties.

Bhelloghat Waterfalls

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Though in remotest part yet the stunning beauty of the waterfall is bound to unwind you. Nice blend of trekking with beauty of nature, Bheloghat Waterfalls, also called as Dikrut Waterfall, has the “Wow” factor. The awesome waterfall with hills around and covered with lush green forest cast a splendid picturesque. Located at a distance ...

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Kangthilangso Waterfall

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It’s a waterfall located in Kanthi village, around 101 Km from district headquarter Diphu and 12 km from Denarong (Dengaon) along NH 36. The site is accessible from Nagaon as well which will be 65 Km away. The sprinkling water of the falls from a height of nearly 75 feet (not measured) gives you a ...

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Bordowa

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Vaishnavism is a religion founded by Srimanta Sankardeva with a philosophy EK DEVA, EK SEVA, EK BINEY NAHIN KEWA meaning one God, one service. The religion also advocated abolition of sacrifices of lives including birds, animals and human for betterment. To start with this great religion, he established the first Namghar in about 1494 at ...

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Pokhi Tirtha

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Also known as Samaguri Beel, Pokhi Tirtha facilitates habitation of wide range of migratory and resident birds. The beel has been named so as the word “Pokhi” means Bird and “Tirtha” means sacred place in Assamese. Pokhi Tirtha is a place of desire for Ornithologist. The colourful birds wriggling in the waters of Samaguri Beel ...

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Lowkhowa Wildlife Sanctuary

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Located at a distance of about 28 Km from Nagaon, the Laokhowa Wildlife Sanctuary is sprawling over an area of 70.13 Sq. Km. The sanctuary houses nearly 225 species of migratory and resident birds besides wonderful yet rare one horned rhinoceros, Asiatic wild buffalo, elephant, seers, tiger, leopard, civets etc. The calm ambience clubbed with ...

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Champawati Kunda

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Also known as Chapanalla waterfall, the magnificent waterfall in the midst of lush green forest is a treat to the eyes. Located in Chapanalla near historic Kaliabor is accessible by traversing nearly 48 Km from district headquarters of Nagaon.

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Akashiganga

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Located in Doboka at a distance of about 50 Km from district headquarter of Nagaon, Akashiganga is a mesmerizing waterfall. The waters at Akashiganga falls from a height of nearly 140 feet in the midst of thick green forests casting a spectacular picturesque of nature. There is a Temple of Lord Shiva. Local considers this ...

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Jugijan

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A place that gained prominence owing to archaeological findings resulting from excavation. Among the findings, the remnants of fort, the three stone temples of Lord Shiva and decorated with carvings are prominent. In addition, seven Shiva Kim were also found during excavation. At a distance of about 2 Km from Jugijan, an idol of Goddess ...

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Samantagiri

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A small hillock on the bank of the river Brahmaputra, Samantagiri houses an ancient Temple. When you are atop this small hillock, you get to witness the exotic beauty of nature. The calm and beautiful Brahmaputra meandering through the plains together with setting of Sun in the backdrop casts an amazing view of nature. Located ...

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The district of Nalbari was formed in 1985 by carving out from erstwhile Kamrup district. Sharing international border with Himalayan kingdom Bhutan, Nalbari is rich in culture and tradition in addition to the beauty of nature. The RAS festival celebrated during the month of November in Hari Mandir complex in the heart of the town makes it unique owing to its magnitude. Peoples from far flung areas throng in to attend RAS festival when it is being celebrated in the month of November. The district also has a strong base of cane and bamboo industry. A visit to this awesome district can satisfy you on many counts.

Hari Mandir

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Located in the heart of the Nalbari town, Hari Mandir was constructed in 1965. Lord Krishna is the main deity of this temple and famous Ras festival is celebrated at this temple stretching for nearly 15 days in the month of November with pomp and grandeur. Ras festival is an event to exhibit the deeds ...

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Jaypal Than

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Located in the midst of breathtaking views of nature, Jaypal Than is a religious site located at a distance of about 13 Km from Nalbari town. Owing to some religious belief, Jaypal Than also called as Khudra Dingdingi was constructed by Ahom King Shiva Singha between 1718-1744. However, due to earthquake of severe magnitude a ...

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Billeswar Temple

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A prominent temple believed to have been constructed in 14th – 15th century. The origin of the temple has an interesting story attached to it. Legends say that there was a milking cow who self milked within this wild grass called “Birina”. On knowing about it, the then king excavated the site and found a ...

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Joysagar

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Sati Joymoti is a paradigm of being a true better half. Her love towards her husband never let her divulge information of her husband Prince Gadapani who was in exile. Gadapani was in exile as the then King Sulikphaa, better known as Lora Roja (being the King crowned at the age of 14 years), was ...

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Erstwhile capital of Kachari Kingdom, the Cachar district is one of the oldest district of Assam. With Silchar as its Headquarter, Cachar has strong reference in the history of Assam. This is the district where world’s first polo club was formed in 1850. To its credit, the place where the first paramilitary force of India “Assam Rifles” took birth with name Cachar leng in 1835. Noble prize winner Ronald Ross made his research on malaria in a tea estate hospital at Laboc which is 32 Km from district HQ.

Khaspur

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The place has significant reference in the history of Assam specially to Dimasa Kachari Kingdom, once one of the most powerful kingdom in erstwhile Indian sub-continent. Located at a distance of about 20 Km away from Silchar. The ruins of construction done in 1690 AD done by then rulers can still be seen. These ruins ...

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Bhubaneswar Temple

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An ideal place for those who are obsessed to hiking blended with adventure and pilgrimage. The Shiva temple is situated atop Bhuvan hill at a distance of about 50 Km from Silchar town. Owing to absence of motorable road to the temple atop, you are gifted with a rare opportunity to hike to offer your ...

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Manihasan tunnel

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Don’t miss to visit this awesome tunnel when you are on top of Bhuvan hill. This tunnel was once used by Lord Krishna. Just beneath the tunnel, the holy river Tribeni flows. Devotees throng into the site as well as Bhuvaneswar temple to offer their prayer during auspicious Shivaratri, Doljatra etc. Locals believe that holy ...

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Kancha Kanti Temple

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This is one of the unique temple in India in which you can find amalgamated Goddesses Kali and Durga. This powerful temple located at a distance of about 11 Km from District HQ was built by then Kachar king in 1806. The construction was result of a dream in which he was directed to construct ...

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Sivsagar was also known as Rongpur in erstwhile times when it was the capital of Ahom Kingdom from 1699 to 1788. Sivsagar had been the centre of administration of Assam for nearly six hundred years during the reign of Ahoms. They were fond of being religious and had constructed quite large numbers of temples of various deities and also memorials which can still be seen. In 1839, the rule of Ahom came to an end with the annexation of Swargodeo Purandar Singha by British. The district now houses some monuments and temples of ancient times.

Joy Dol

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This ancient temple on the bank of Joysagar (pond) was constructed by King Swargodeo Rudra Singha (1696-1714) and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This is the main temple among the set of three temples viz. Lord Surya temple and Lord Ganesha temple. The Garbagriha is designed in honey-comb style with idols of Lord Vishnu carved ...

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Joysagar

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Sati Joymoti is a paradigm of being a true better half. Her love towards her husband never let her divulge information of her husband Prince Gadapani who was in exile. Gadapani was in exile as the then King Sulikphaa, better known as Lora Roja (being the King crowned at the age of 14 years), was ...

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Gaurisagar Tank

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Gaurisagar is located at a distance of about 15 Km from Sivsagar town on NH-37. The tank sprawling over an area of nearly 150 acres was built by Queen Phuleswari wife of Swargodeo Shiva Singha in 1723. The landscape with large number of temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Lord Ganesha and Goddesses Durga scattered on ...

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Sivasagar Tank

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If you are obsessed to test the technology on hydrology, visit Sivasagar with lots of tanks involving such technology. Sivsagar tank is one of such creation during the period of Ahom dynasty. The tank sprawling over an area of nearly 130 Sq. Km was excavated in 1734 by Queen Ambika, another wife of King Shiva ...

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Rang Ghar

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The two storied building which was constructed as pavilion was used by the royals of Ahom Kingdom to watch sporting events like Buffalo fight, other sports and functions like Rongali bihu etc. The building was constructed by Swargodeo Pramatta Singha during his reign (1744-1751). It was constructed on Rupahi pathar (field) which is nearly 4 ...

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Rangpur Palace

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The grand Rangpur Palace consists of two parts viz. Kareng Ghar and Talatal Ghar. The upper part comprising of four storied building is the Kareng Ghar, including ground floor, while the lower part comprising of three stories underground structure known as Talatal Ghar. The upper part of the Rangpur Palace was originally built by Swargodeo ...

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Namdang Stone Bridge

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Just another addition to the list of architectural work of Swargodeo Rudra Singha. Located just few kilometers from Sivsagar town, the specialty of Namdang Stone Bridge is that this bridge was constructed carving out of a single stone. Constructed in 1703 over river Namdang, a tributary of Dikhou River, Namdang stone bridge has a dimension ...

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Disangmukh

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Located at a distance of about 10 Km from Sivsagar town, Disangmukh is the point of confluence of historically significant Disang river with mighty river Brahmaputra. During the reign of Ahom dynasty and also during British regime, the location was used as port for transportation to and from Sivsagar. The surrounding area is inhabited by ...

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Panidihing Wildlife Sanctuary

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Located at a distance of about 22 Km from Sivsagar town, Panidihing Wildlife Sanctuary has Disang river and Demow river on either side. Sprawling over an area of nearly 33.93 Sq. Km, Panidihing Wildlife Sanctuary has large portion of wetland facilitating habitation of wide number of birds, both resident and migratory. Accordingly, it was declared ...

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The district of SONITPUR with Tezpur as its headquarters is rich in cultural heritage and bio-diversity besides its historical importance. The district boast of the fact that some legends of Assam like Rupkowar Jyoti Prasad Agarwalla, Kalaguru Bishnu Prasad Rabha and Natasurjya Phani Sarmah, whose contribution to Assamese literature and Culture is inexpressible, hails from this district. The district headquarter is also considered as Cultural Capital of Assam. SONITPUR on the bank of mighty river Brahmaputra houses the town of Tezpur which is also called as city of ETERNAL ROMANCE as the town has reference of history of USHA and ANIRUDH. Sharing inter-state boundary with Arunachal Pradesh, SONITPUR has plethora of places of interest in context to temples, archaeological ruins and beauty of nature.

Agnigarh

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Legends say that this is The hillock where Banasura (The king of Asurs) kept his daughter “Usha” to keep her away from grandson of Lord Krishna, “Aniruddha”. To do so entire hillock was surrounded by fire (Agni) which earned its name. The location has now been developed into a tourist spot. A beautiful hillock on ...

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Ouguri Hills

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Swahid (Martyr) Kanaklata sacrificed her life during Quit India movement in 1942. To commemorate her gallant sacrifice, a giant statue of Kanaklata has been erected atop Ouguri hill. In addition to it, the hill top provides breath taking view of nature. The hill consists mostly of rocks and this offers an opportunity to test your ...

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Mahabhairab Temple

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The sacred Lord Shiva Temple, believed to have been constructed by King Banasura is located in the heart of Tezpur. The Shiva Linga of the Mandir is believed to have been made of Living Stone which grows every year.

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Nameri National Park

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Located at a distance of about 35 Km from Tezpur, Nameri National Park is sprawling over an area of nearly 212 Sq. Km. On the foothills of Arunachal Pradesh, the park shares boundary with Pakuhi Wildlife Sanctuary of Arunachal Pradesh. The beautiful river, Jia Bharali, with its crystal clear water adds to the beauty of ...

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Bura Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary

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Located at a distance of about 30 Km from Tezpur and 10 Km from Nameri National Park, the wildlife sanctuary is sprawling over an area of 44.06 Sq. Km. The beautiful sanctuary houses plethora of flora and fauna. Some of the notable animals found here are one horned rhinoceros, wild buffalo, pig, tiger etc. The ...

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Sonai Rupai Wildlife Sanctuary

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Located in the foothills of Himalayan Ranges, the sanctuary is at a distance of about 52 Km from Tezpur. Declared as wildlife sanctuary in 1998, the sanctuary hosts tigers, rhinoceros etc. which are prominent among the wild animals found in the sanctuary. The sanctuary also hosts reptiles like Python and Russell’s viper. So it is ...

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Hazara Pukhuri

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A large pond covering an area of nearly 70 acres was excavated by Harzari Varma in ninth century. This ancient pond has now become habitation area for various types of birds. Nice to see the colourful birds wriggling in the waters of the pond.

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Bamuni Hills

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An archaeological site on small hillock called Bamuni Hills is located on the bank of the river Brahmaputra. The beautiful sculptures of Bamuni hills dates back to ninth century. The blend of panoramic glimpse of the mighty river Brahmaputra from the hill top with classic yet exemplary artistic finesse makes the place worth visiting. The ...

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Da Parbatia

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Located at a distance of just few kilometers away from Tezpur town, Da Parbatia is also an archaeological site. The findings consequent to excavation during 1924 and 1989-1990 infers to be a form of temple complex having influence of Gupta School of Architecture.

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Singri Temple

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Having reference in Kalikapuran as Shringatak, Singri temple is located at Dhekiajuli at a distance of about 45 Km from Tezpur town. Lord Shiva is worshipped in this temple. Interestingly, the Shiva Linga worshipped here remains under water for which the temple is also known as “Gupteshwar”. Locals believe that one can attain penance on ...

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Nag-Sankar

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Located at Chatia of Biswanath Chariali in Sonitpur district, Nagasankar temple is believed to have been constructed in 4th century. The road silently leading you to the temple with green paddy fields is a beauty to enjoy the rural feeling. This Lord Shiva temple complex sprawling over few acres has a pond housing turtles and ...

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Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary or Pakke Tiger Reserve

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Declared as Wildlife Sanctuary in 1977, Pakuhi Wildlife Sanctuary lies in the foothills of Eastern Himalayas in West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh and was renamed as Pakke Tiger Reserve in 2002. Sprawling over an area of nearly 862 Sq. Km with plethora of species of flora and fauna, the sanctuary houses nearly 600 species ...

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Once the capital of Matak Kingdom or Moamareeya Kingdom, Tinsukia was known as Bangmara. Swargodeo (King) Sarbananda Singha excavated a triangular pond in the heart of today’s Tinsukia. The pond was named as Tinkunia pukhuri. In 1882, a railway station of Dibru-Sadiya railway of Assam Railway & Trading Company was established near Tinkunia Pukhuri and named the station as Tinsukia and so is now. The district shares inter-state boundary with Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland. Today, the district has the unique distinction of housing the oldest refinery in the world. Beside, Tinsukia district captivates visitors with its enchanting natural beauty.

Tilinga Mandir

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A temple that is believed to have fulfilled the wishes of lakhs of devotees offering prayer at this sacred temple. The famous Tilinga Mandir (Temple of bells), intended to worship Lord Shiva, is located in Bordubi at a distance of about 20 Km from Tinsukia district headquarter. The holy temple is free from commercialization and ...

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Digboi

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The name “Dig-Boy” itself sounds its meaning. The name originated from the Britishers command “Dig-Boy” in context to digging of oil fields. The oil field at Digoi now earns the distinction of being the oldest oil field in Asia. Located in upper part of Assam, Digboi oil fields are still operational since the first exploration ...

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World War Cemetery

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Digboi acted as one of the prime location for eastern command during world war II which was well connected and accordingly, to serve the injured in war, a hospital was established some 1.5 Kms from Digboi. Initially, there were burials of corpse of injured. Later, burials from different places like Panitola, Tinsukia, Jorhat, Margherita were ...

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Digboi Golf Course

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The first 18 hole golf course in Assam, Digboi Golf Course is located in picturesque location sharing borders with spectacular Dihing reserve forest. The wild animals like elephant, barking deer, leopards often wanders in the course. The Golf Course, founded in 1930 and shifted to present location in 1943, has the provision of Guest House, ...

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Stilwell Road

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The Ledo road was renamed as Stilwell road in recognition to leadership of General Joseph Stilwell who guided the construction of this historic road. The road beginning from Ledo in Tinsukia district of Assam to Kunming in South western province of Yunnan of China is 1736 Km long via Arunachal in India and Myanmar. The ...

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Rukmini Island

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A small island of nearly 2.25 Sq. Km is in the middle of river Brahmaputra in Tinsukia. A stroll on the long sandy beaches are unique experience that you would love to remember throughout your life. The flock of migratory birds that congregate here are spectacular to watch.

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The Bherjan – Borjan Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary

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Located at a distance of about 6 Km from Tinsukia, Bherjan – Borjan Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary (BBPWS) is sprawling over an area of nearly 7.22 Sq. Km. The BBPWS is home to various wild animals like hollock gibbon, breeds of macaque, slow loris etc. In addition, 80 species of birds are found here including Osprey, ...

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Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary

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Located in Assam as a part of only rainforest, Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary is a part of Dehing Patkai Elephant Reserve is at a distance of about 80 Km from Dibrugarh. The rainforest where Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary is located is stretched over 575 Sq. Km in the districts of Dibrugarh, Tinsukia and Sivasagar. The ...

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Dibru Saikhowa National Park

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With nearly 36 species of mammals, plethora of birds, reptiles and birds, the national park is one of the most diversified national parks of India. Sprawling over an area of 350 Sq. Km, the park is 12 Km from Tinsukia town. Both Dibrugarh and Tinsukia district has the distinction of housing parts of the park. ...

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Dholla Sadiya Bridge

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Dholla – Sadiya bridge 9.15 Km : Constructed against many odds, Dholla – Sadiya bridge over river Lohit has opened up another road communication between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. This 9.15 Km long bridge, which is now the longest road bridge in India, has the capacity to withstand 60 tonne battle tanks with a designed ...

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Udalguri was sub division of erstwhile Darrang district until 4th June, 2014 which was then carved out from Darrang district to form Udalguri district. This district is one of the district within geographical jurisdiction Bodo Territorial Council and was created to materialize the agreement held between Govt. of India and Bodo Liberation Tigers. Located on the foothills of Himalaya, Udalguri shares international boundary with Bhutan and inter-state boundary with Arunachal Pradesh. This district, though yet to be fully explored has something very special.

Manas National Park

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Situated in the foothills of Himalayas, Manas National Park is rich in biodiversity with exotic landscapes. Sprawling over an area of nearly 500 Sq. Km, the park is ornamented with beautiful river ‘Manas’ flowing through the park. The park is home to wide range of protected animals including that of endangered Rhinoceros, Assam roofed turtle, ...

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Orang National Park

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The miniature of Kaziranga National Park is sprawling over an area of nearly 79 Sq. Km facilitating the habitation of wide range of flora and fauna. Wild animals include Rhinoceros and rare Pigmy hog which have been declared as endangered species are prime attraction of this park. You can also find varieties of reptiles, fishes ...

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Bhairavkunda

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At an altitude of 703 metres above means sea level, Bhairavkunda captivates visitors with its rich serene beauty. The calm location is located at the tri-junction of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Bhutan which is nearly 20 Km from UDALGURI town. Apart from being scenic, Bhairavkunda also houses one of the most sacred temple of Lord ...

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Bornadi Sanctuary

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Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary has been and will be in the list of visitors who are obsessed to have glance of rare species in the world. The 26.22 Sq. Km sanctuary houses rare species like “Hispid Hare” and world’s smallest wild pig “Pigmy Hog” apart from other wild animals. The calm and beautiful river “Bornadi” has ...

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