Assam is the state in India situated in the North-Eastern region of India and at the south part of the Northern Himalayas across the river valleys Barak and Brahmaputra rivers. The state is known for its natural beauty with roads and fields filled with tea plantations along with unique wildlife and thick dense forests full of its greenery. Assam is one of the states in the North East which is most beautiful and attractive for tourism as its charming vision can make anyone plan a trip towards Assam. It is well-known for some of the finest wildlife sanctuaries and for having a large number of tea gardens. So if anyone wishes to have the experience of exploring such a rich culture and never-ending beauty of the glorious state of Assam it is very important to go through some very popular tourist places of Assam.
The remarkable tourist places in Assam to experience the mesmerizing natural beauty are:
Kaziranga National Park
This National park in Assam is also the World Heritage Site and is a centre of attraction for many as people from all over the world visits the place to witness the one-horned rhinoceros. The one-horned rhino is a rare animal to have a whole population of two-thirds in the entire planet Earth. Its adaptable bio-diversity and sustained ecology which is well maintained makes the place a lot more attractive for tourists. Apart from one-horned rhinoceros, there are other rare creatures like Flying Squirrels, Leopards, Chinese Pangolins, Wild Buffalos, Swamp Deer, Sloth Beers, Gibbons, Bengal Foxes and Civets. It has an extensive population of the Royal Bengal Tigers making it a tiger reserve place as well.
Manas National Park
This National Park is an all in one as it is a Biosphere Reserve, an Elephant Reserve, a Project Tiger Reserve and a the Natural World Heritage site by UNESCO therefore one of the place in Assam for tourism. It is a place with evergreen tropical forests, hills and rich biodiversity with presence of some of the rare species such as golden langur and red panda.
The Kamakhya temple is situated in Guwahati at the peak of the hills of Nilachal. This particular temple is one of the most admired temples in Guwahati with the principal deities in the temple as Daksha Yagna and Lord Shiva. The temple is a foremost place to visit by tourists and pilgrims as it is regarded as one of the Shakiti peeths among 51 in India ad it is highly believed that the temple saves devotees from the eyes of evil.
The Umananda Island is known for being one of the smallest Islands in the world. It is located close to the city Guwahati at the centre of the Brahmaputra River and the island holds high religious importance as it holds the Umananda Temple of Lord Shiva.
Majuli is known all over the world as it is the largest riverine Island and also one of the eminent satras build by Madhavdev and Sankardev which made the place of historical significance. Majuli is a place to visit by tourists for its eye catching natural beauty and for being the paradise for those who love watching birds.
Hoollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary
It is a wildlife sanctuary in Assam located close to Jorhat city of Assam with the population of Hoolock Gibbon with over 40 species and is surrounded by tea gardens and mighty Brahmaputra River. For those who seeks nature and have the love for wildlife this place of Assam can provide the most beautiful vision. It is also a home of animals from other species like Slow Loris, Assamese Macaque, Pigtail Macaque, Langur, Rhesus Macaque, Elephants and Stump-Tailed Macaque.
Nameri National Park
People with thrilling interest with wildlife must definitely visits the Namera National park as it is well-known for Wild Pigs, Leopards, Royal Bengal Tigers, Gaurs and more such animals. It is place known for the existence of both Flora and Fauna with vegetation that keeps enchanting the visitors.
Kakochang waterfall is bliss for nature lover located in Jorhat closed to Kaziranga National park of Assam in between the plantations of coffee and rubber. Huge number of tourists visits to witness the beautiful waterfalls which also provides the sight of largely spread tea plantations
Dibru Saikhowa National Park
This national park is situated in the district of Tinsukia of Assam and regarded as one of the most astonishing wildlife sanctuary in Assam. It is the hub many rare living beings with migratory birdsof more than five hundred species. Visitors can sometimes get the sight of the Gangetic River Dolphin while going for a boat safari.
Orang National Park
This National park of Assam is very similar to the Kaziranga National Park and someone with wildlife curiosity determined towards nature must surely visit the place while going through Assam as Ornag National Park has rich availability of flora along with fauna.
Apart from all the above mentioned there are other notable tourists places in Assam such as the Guwahati Town, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Hajo, Dipor Bill (Lake), Digboi (Oil city of Assam)
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