State Capital: Dispur
Best Time to Visit: October to March
Climate: Warm Summers / Cool Winters
Airport(s): Guwahati, Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Rilabari, Tezpur, Silchar
The 'tea capital of India' Assam seduces with its countless attractions. Set on the banks of River Brahmaputra, known as Lohit in these parts, Assam is the gateway to North East India.
The history of Assam can be traced back to the times when rulers of the Vaman dynasty ruled these parts. In fact ancient epics and Hindu scriptures mention Assam as 'Pragjyotishpur' or 'Kamrup'.
The cultural traditions of Assam are supposedly of Mongol-Aryan origin. The Ahom and Koch rulers made their presence felt in Assam during the 15th century.
Travel to Sibsagar, Majuli Island, Hajo, Barpeta, Jorhat and Tezpur, all important towns and cities of Assam, India. Famous for its wildlife treasures, Assam is perhaps next only to Africa in terms of variety in wildlife. One of the last homes of the one-horned Rhino, Assam is where your true nature tryst happens.
Every destination in Assam, India has something enchanting to offer. Enjoy a steamboat cruise on River Brahmaputra. Sail over swishing whirlpools and discover a fascinating world of adventure.
Embark on fishing expeditions to Jia Bhoroli and Kapili or enjoy heart stopping rafting cruises on River Brahmaputra on Assam tours.
Places of Tour Interest
Travel to the attractions in Guwahati, Assam. Travel to Bashista, Kamakhya, Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, Nabagraha Temple and the Shankardev Kalakshetra
Enjoy wildlife safaris deep into the jungles of Kaziranga that offers a natural habitat for the one-horned rhino and wild Indian elephants.