Goalpara, the current ‘dark horse’ of ‘Assam Tourism’.
While entering the town, you will find a hoarding banner as,“Welcome to the land of Sal Trees and the Majestic Elephants” which is enough to introduce this growing town nearer to Assam-Meghalaya border.
Travellers visiting Guwahati generally shift their road to Shillong or Kaziranga National Park for vacation. But, for me, in a road-trip of only 3 hours from Guwahati, I found-out what I had been missing all those months.
A lesser-known nest, a drive of 145km away from Guwahati through the shades of Red Flamboyant trees, Goalpara is one of the naturally blessed places of Lower Assam. Those who have been to Assam, the northeastern part of India do know or might hear about this place. You might recall those ancient, lavishly scattered ruins of ‘Sri Sri Surya Pahar’. But in this piece of writing, I am going to point out those four places which might make your holiday a perfect one while visiting ‘Sri Sri Surya Pahar’ in Goalpara.
1. A day to clean air: Rangsapara, a proposed ‘Eco Village’: