Assam is one of the most beautiful states in the country it is located in the northeastern part of India and is well known for the wildlife, mesmerizing natural landscapes, archeological sites, tea plantations, silk bazaars, and the Bihu dance. The state, like any other Indian state, is brimming with vibrance and colours of culture with a charming mosaic of traditions paving the floor.
Although the beauty of this Indian state is mostly untouched, travel enthusiasts visit here to explore the unexplored and experience oneness with nature, which is why this state is gradually turning to the best destination for backpackers and travellers and with more number of people, the popularity of the serenity and resplendence of this place has grown a lot. Therefore if you are planning to visit Assam soon, then here are some destinations that you must check out without fail.
Kaziranga National Park
The Kaziranga National park(must-visit national parks in India) which was started in 1908 is a breathtaking destination in Assam that you must definitely check out the national park is home to a wide variety of migratory birds, gray pelicans, rhinos, tigers, elephants, wild buffaloes, swamp deers, etc.
The national park is spread across the bank of the river Brahmaputra and is located along the edge of the Eastern Himalaya Biodiversity Hotspot. The area is well preserved and protected with over 2000 rhinos and animals including some endangered species.
If you are a space buff and everything about astrophysics fascinates you then you need to visit the Guwahati planetarium for sure! This astronomical center is very breathtaking as it offers one its kind surface to build an understanding of the working of the Universe. The kind of education and research work that is done here is totally up-notch. The planetarium makes use of digital technology, HD projectors, Dolby theatre sound systems, and has the Japanese Goto instrument installed over here.
The Kakochang waterfall(best lakes across India) is almost like a hidden gem in Assam and tourists and travellers love the vibes of this destination. The waterfalls are located 13km from Bokakhat, Assam. It is a very famous attraction and people come here to unwind and relax with their family, hold a picnic, and enjoy the scenic views of this place.
Not only that, there are a few other interesting places that people like to travel from the Kakochang waterfalls, landscapes of tea, coffee, and rubber farms, the Numaligarh, ruins of Deoparbat or Deopahar, etc. And if you happen to come here then make sure to check out the nearby attractions too.
Tezpur is a small and picturesque town located in the Sonitpur district of Assam. The town is filled with marvels of history and archeological sites and is known for places such as Agnigarh, Mahabhairav temple, Chitralekha, Bhomoraguri, Bamuni hills, Hazara pukhuri etc. Apart from that, the town holds the eternal scent of Assam in the air with a fine display of the culture and traditions of this particular place.
Silchar is the headquarters of the Cachar district in Assam. It is located 343 km south of the capital of the state and Indira Gandhi once called it the ‘Island of Peace’. The place has a deep history right from the time of the British rule in India. It is famous for its, pre-colonial structures, cultures, and fine infrastructure along with an irreplaceable natural resplendence.
Therefore do not miss out on these spots and stay tuned to Her Zindagi for more such pieces.