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State of Assam is geographically located in the north-eastern part of India surrounded by states of Arunachal Pradesh in the North, Nagaland in the east, Mizoram andTripura in the south and West …

State of Assam is geographically located in the north-eastern part of India surrounded by states of Arunachal Pradesh in the North, Nagaland in the east, Mizoram andTripura in the south and West Bengal in the west. There are many places to visit. Enjoy the beauty of Assam with Theotherhome.com

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  • 1. LOCATION State of Assam isgeographically located in thenorth-eastern part of Indiasurrounded by statesof Arunachal Pradesh in theNorth, Nagaland in theeast, Mizoram andTripura inthe south and West Bengal inthe west. The countries ofBhutan and Bangladesh forminternational boundaries withAssam.
  • 2. GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT ASSAMAREA 78438 sq kmCAPITAL DispurDISTRICT 23LANGUAGE AssameseCLIMATE Sub Tropical Monsoon ClimateRains:- May to OctWarmest:-JulyColdest:-JanuaryPOPULATION 22414322
  • 3. romanceHERITAGEDhubri GurudwaraROMANCE: TeagardenSPIRITUALITYTOURIST PLACES:Rang mahalCULTURALANDRELIGIOUSSITES
  • 4. PLACES OFINTEREST
  • 5. GUWAHATIHugging the shores of the turbulent Brahmaputra, Guwahati is thegateway to the enchanting North Eastern India. The Light of the East,Pragjyotishpura, as it was known once upon a time, is said to have been avast kingdom during the epic period of the Mahabharata. Today, Guwahatiis the hub of the region and also its largest city
  • 6. HAJOHajoLocated 32 kms. from Guwahati on the north bank of the Brahmaputra, it is a placewhere three religions meet - Hinduism, Islam and Buddhism. It has a large number oftemples, the chief among them being Hayagriva-Madhab Temple. There is a belief thatthis temple contains the relic of Lord Buddha, while a section of the Buddhist hold thatLord Buddha attained nirvana here. Large number of Bhutanese visit this temple everyyear during the winter season.There is a place of pilgrimage for Muslims here known asPoa-Mecca.According to mythology, the Pandavas had taken shelter in this regionduring their agyatvas or the period in hiding. One can see the stone bowl used by Bhimaduring this agyatvas.
  • 7. MAJULIMajuliAssam is famous for Majuli, the worlds largest river island. Majulisituated in the midst of river Brahmaputra, is the centre of Vishnavaculture.The total area of Majuli has been steadily decreasing due to strong erosionof the river Brahmaputra. The area of the island has reduced from2,82,165 acres in 1853 to less than 886 sq. kms today.
  • 8. TEZPURTezpur is a historical city of Assam whose existence dates back to centuries. It issituated on the North Bank of Brahmaputra in Assam it has a population ofabout 1,00,000 people. It is the major commercial cum administrative Centre ofNorth Assam. It is also said to be the cultural capital of Assam. Many Historicalruins are also available till date. It is also a major Tea and Tourist Centre ofAssam it scenic beauty is breathtaking specially in the winters with snowcappedHimalayas at the Backdrop.Bishnu Rabha Smriti Udyan
  • 9. Sibsagar:Sibsagar, a famous Assam tourist spots, is 369 kms. west from Guwahati. It hasthe highest Shiva temple in India. Due to it, it is major tourist destination of state.
  • 10. Digboi:Digboi is a famous tourist place, as it holds abundant tea gardens and mysticblue hills. It is also a major oil town and containing the world’s oldestcontinuing refinery plants
  • 11. Brahmaputra River:Brahmaputra river is one of the longest river of India which flows in neighboringcountries – Tibet and Bangladesh. This river has always among the main Assamtourist spots for the visitors who want to evaluate its beauty from the bare eyes.You can also enjoy the cruise traveling in this river
  • 12. Enjoy the Cultural Diversity of Assam with Vibrant FestivalsBihu Festival:This is the most popular festival of Assam celebrated in mid January, which is theharvesting season. This festival is a combination of three Bihu festivals of Assamnamely Rangali Bihu, Bhogali Bihu and Kangali Bihu. Among the three the mostcelebrated one is the Rangali Bihu also known as Bahag Bihu. During thecelebration, people depart behind their daily routines and gather to enjoy thefestival which is filled with joy, enthusiasm and merriment.
  • 13. Tea Festival:This is another most well known festival of Assam. It is known for its mixture oftea, music and enjoyment. It is celebrated in Jorhat and hosted by AssamTourism. Guwahati Tea Auction Center (GTAC) is the venue of the festival. Thefestival is held in November every year and participated by scores of tourists fora great experience.
  • 14. DANCE ANDCULTURETraditional PaintingSattriya danceDunori
  • 15. Admire the Sensation of Assam Hill StationsJatinga is a well, known hill stations of Assam state which has been covered bythe high valleys. Jatinga hill stations is situated within the northern Cacher hill.Jatinga is famed for bird mystery. The drifting birds come during the month ofAugust to November. And it is also the major attraction of Assam tourist spots.
  • 16. Diphu Hill Station:Diphu is also one of the hill station of the state. District Karbi Anglong’sheadquarter is Diphu. This place contains very much progressive infrastructure.Diphu is 1271Km away from the Guwahati City. This place has been connectedwith the Guwahati city through government buses and NF railways.
  • 17. Haflong Hill Station:Haflong is a amazing hill stations of Assam state. Haflong hill station is locatedabout 85 kms away from the Northern Silchar.From the Guwahati city thedistance is about 345Kms. This place is known as nature’s land. It exhibits thetrue spirit of its soil.
  • 18. Set Your Spirit Free With a Assam AdventureAngling:One of the world’s largest rivers, the Brahmaputra and it’s tributaries flowthrough the state offering a wide network of rivers for various water sports.
  • 19. River Cruise:The unstable rivers, the mystical blue hills, the savage land and tranquil scenerysummon the adventurers to Assam tourist spots. Brahmaputra is one of thefourth largest rivers in the world and sail down the mystic river from Ninging toDhubri.
  • 20. River Rafting :The mighty river Brahmaputra and its unstable streams like Manas, Jia Bhoroliand Kapili offer huge scope for River Rafting. The blazing rapids in these riversfuel the spirit of adventure in you.
  • 21. Mountaineering & Trekking:Assam’s landscape makes an ideal destination for trekkers, mountaineers androck climbers. The hills on particular place like, the North Cachar Hills and Karbihills are ready to receive tourists for trekking and mountaineering.
  • 22. Mountain Biking:The hilly land offers a very good confront to Mountains Bikers. The AssamTourism Department in association with The Assam Tourism DevelopmentCorporation and other adventure organizations have organized several bicycleand motorbike rallies in and outside the state.
  • 23. Hang Gliding:Hang Gliding also has possible here. The ideal place for Hang Gliding areKamakhya Hills and hills around Kaziranga.
  • 24. PrawnsKholasapuripithaAakholghorAssamese thali
  • 25. Feel the Adventure of the Wildlife in AssamManas National Park: Manas National Park isnestled at the foothills of thegrand Himalayas. ManasNational Park is one of themost seraphic wildlifeenvironment in India. Thispark has derived its namefrom the River Manas, istaken from the serpentgoddess Manass. ManasNational Park is the onlydwelling to many exoticanimals, like the rare andendangered Assam RoofedTurtle, Golden Langur,Hispid Hare and Pygmy Hog.
  • 26. Kaziranga National Park: Kaziranga National Park islocated on the banks of the riverBrahmaputra, in the northeaststate of Assam. It covers a totalarea of about 430 sq km. It is oneof the most famous Assamtourist spots. The history of thepark can be sketched back to theperiod when Mary VictoriaLeiter Curzon, the wife ofViceroy of India Lord Curzon,visited the place, in the year1904. This park is considered tobe the one of the mostimportant Assam tourist spots
  • 27. Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary: Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuarywas established in the year1997. Gibbon WildlifeSanctuary has been playing achief role in the research andprotection of the primatecommunity of the animalkingdom. This sanctuary islocated at an estimateddistance of 19 km from thecity of Jorhat and it covers atotal area of about 20.98 sqkm.
  • 28. Delight your Loved Ones by Gifting Assam ArtifactTraditional Handloom ProductsWeaving is a the most important industry of Assam. Gamocha (Assamesetowel), Mekhela Chaddar (Assamese sari) and Laichampi (quilt-like material)are the trademark of the traditional handloom products over there. The rawmaterials for weaving may be cotton or the well-known Assamese silk (Muga,Paat, Eri).
  • 29. Cane & Bamboo ProductsJapi i.e. the traditional sunshade is one of the best known cane and bambooproducts of Assam. Originally serving the purpose of a shade for the open airworkers, it is now used as an item of drawing room decoration. Another commonbamboo and cane products consist of brooms, bamboo handbags and stools(Murrah)
  • 30. How to Reach AssamHow to get there by Air The national carrier and private airlines have flights from major Indianmetropolis to Borjhar Airport, 25km from Guwahati. The other cities in Assamthat are connected by air to the rest of India are Silchar, Dibrugarh, Tezpur,Jorhat and North Lakhimpur.How to get there by Rail You can get into Assam by train quite easily from any major city in India. Thereare direct train services from Calcutta, New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai,Bangalore, Cochin and Trivandrum to Guwahati, the rail hub of Assam.How to get there by Road Assam is accessible by road from all the neighbouring states, such as WestBengal, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh. Theroads are National Highways and thus well maintained and drivable. However,the monsoon rains hit Assam pretty hard in the months from June toSeptember and then, driving can be hazardous.
  • 31. Where To StayWild Mahseer Heritage Bungalow is located in the centre of Assam, North East India, on thenorth bank of the Brahmaputra River in the district of Sonitpur, 20 minutes from the ancient cityof Tezpur. It is a beautiful oasis set in the midst of the Balipara division of Addabarie Tea Estate.To Know more visit: http://www.theotherhome.com/properties/assam.aspxWild Mahseer Heritage Bungalow
  • 32. The Other Homewww.theotherhome.com(Vacational Rental | Homestays | OutdoorAdventure)Tel: +91-11-65028027 / 26225380Email : info@theotherhome.com(Travel Blog | Photo Blog)THANK YOU