Assam, state of India. It stays in the northeastern part of the country. It is bounded to the north by Bhutan’s kingdom and Arunachal Pradesh’s state, to the east by Nagaland and Manipur’s conditions, to the south by the states of Mizoram and Tripura, and the west by Bangladesh and the forms of Meghalaya and West Bengal. The name “Assam” is derived from the Assamese word Asama, meaning “peerless”.
In August, average temperatures in Assam range from highs in the upper 36 °C in August to lows in the mid-40s F (about seven °C) in January. The incredible season generally lasts from October to February and is marked by fogs and brief showers. The state escapes the regular Indian hot, dry season. Although some rain occurs from March through May, the heaviest precipitation comes with the southwest monsoon, which arrives in June, stays through September, and often causes widespread and destructive flooding. Annual rainfall in Assam is the highest in the country and ranks among the highest in the world; its yearly average varies from about 70 inches (1,800 mm) in the west to more than 120 inches (3,000 mm) in the east.
Roads: The total length of highways was 37,515 km, including 2,836 kms of National Highways. The construction of 27 kms of the border road and 160 km of barbed wire fencing along the Indo-Bangladesh International has been completed.
Railways: The railway track length is 2,284.28 kms comprising and 1,227.15 kms under broad-gauge and 1,057.10 km under meter-gauge lines.
Aviation: The regular air services available at Salonibari (Tezpur), Lokopriya Gopinath Bordoloi Airport (Guwahati), Kumbhirgram (Silchar), Mohanbari (Dibrugarh), Silonibari (North Lakhimpur), Rawriah (Jorhat) and.
Assam has a vast range of colourful festivals. Bihu is the main festival celebrated on three occasions. Rongali Bihu or Bohag Bihu marks the cropping season’s advent and ushers in the Assamese New Year. Bhogali Bihu or Magh Bihu is the gather celebration, and Kati Bihu or Kongali Bihu coming in autumn is a simple affair.
There is a wide variety of festivals due to the type of religion. Sivaratri Mela at Umananda and other areas near lord Siva temples, Ambubachi in Kamakhya shrine, Durga Puja, Diwali, Dol-Jatra, Id, Christmas, Rash Mela, Ashokastami Mela, Parasuram Mela are other religious festivals.
Important Sites to Visit:
If you are a spiritual person, then this is the place that you should start with. Otherwise, visit this to learn about the culture and the history behind it. This is the Kamakhya Temple, one of the most famous temples for the lord Shakti; it is also one of the oldest in Guwahati. A genuinely fantastic fact is that the river Brahmaputra runs red during June month; this is supposed to be Goddess Shakti’s mensurating blood. With one of the temple’s most amazing views temple, this is constantly topping the Assam state’s Tourist spots.
One of India’s most popular wildlife parks, this national park is another home to the very rare one-horned Rhinoceros. This is a world heritage National Park and also the most prominent tourist place in Assam. Other than the rhino, the flying squirrels, swamp deer, elephant, leopards, gibbon and many more animals attract many tourists. It will be a wonderful experience if you could stay here a night and explore the park as a whole. You can take up different jungle trips like the Jungle safari, the Elephant safari, and the Jeep safari. Housing a very dense population of Bengal tigers, it is also a tiger reserve. Experience the proper form of nature and wildlife at the Kaziranga National Park.
Hailed as one of India’s most prominent multipurpose museums, this museum is famous for its rich collection of Antiques. Built around the year 1940, this museum is also one of the oldest in Northeast India. This museum is a beautiful visit as it contains different categories of the exhibits mentioned above, which makes it much more enjoyable. So this is a must-visit tourist spot in Assam.
Famous as the largest riverine island, Majuli Island has many heartwarming landscapes. It spreads up to 452 sq. km, while parts of the island get submerged during the monsoon seasons. The bigger islands like Auniati, Garamur and Kamalabari are always on the surface. It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places to visit while you are in Assam.
For the lovers of astronomy, this is a place to hit first. This beautiful building structure is a place never to be missed while in Assam. The Guwahati Planetarium lets you dive into the celestial space and makes you learn more about the universe. In the world of knowledge about the planets and the universe, Guwahati Planetarium is one of the famous planetariums. It is also a top-rated astronomical research centre. You can learn a lot about the universe through the various seminars happening there. Flocks of people are attracted to watch the eclipse and meteor showers when the arrangements are made. See this place to learn about planets and the universe and an excellent informative way to spend your time. See the planetarium while you are in Assam.
This magnificent wonder of nature in Assam is undoubtedly a place to visit for all the nature lovers out there. This is an all-around place, and there are tourists anytime you see the falls. Giving a magnificent view of the stunning tea gardens and the ruins of the Numaligarh, this place provides a pleasant feeling to all the tourists visiting this waterfall. Spotted pretty close by to the Kaziranga National Park, this is a place that is never to be missed out on while you are in Assam. You will sometimes think that all the waters are just pouring down from heaven. That’s how majestic and serene this location is. The time you visit here, you will surely know how magnificent this place looks and give you a big turn around to your social media accounts.
This is one of the most beautiful tourist spots al in Assam. See this place for its mesmerizing beauty and its enthralling experience.