10 Must visit places in and near Assam!

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26th Aug 2018
Photo of 10 Must visit places in and near Assam! by Anu Brahma
Day 1


1. Kaziranga National Park
Kaziranga wild life sanctuary is the home for one horned Rhino found only in Assam. It is only a 5 hours drive  situated at around 200km from Guwahati. One of the most beautiful and  visited places in Assam which has many resorts to make your stay at Kaziranga memorable and pleasant.
It has several activities ranging from Jeep Safari , Elephant Safari, Bird watching and so on.

Photo of Kaziranga National Park, Kanchanjuri, Assam, India by Anu Brahma
Photo of Kaziranga National Park, Kanchanjuri, Assam, India by Anu Brahma
Photo of Kaziranga National Park, Kanchanjuri, Assam, India by Anu Brahma
Photo of Kaziranga National Park, Kanchanjuri, Assam, India by Anu Brahma
Photo of Kaziranga National Park, Kanchanjuri, Assam, India by Anu Brahma
Photo of Kaziranga National Park, Kanchanjuri, Assam, India by Anu Brahma
Day 2

2. Mayong Magical spooky village
A day trip to sleepy mayong village situated at 1 and half drive in Morigaon district is a must visit place. A drive through the lush greenery inbetween the hills and rivers will mesmerize you with it's magnificent beauty. The village is known to be spooky place for its black magic that villagers used to practiced but it has become extinct. Some of the people say it still exist and show it to the outsiders. It was for the good medicine for the village in the form of magic bit latter on it was misused by the evil minds.
Adjacent to the village has the Pobitora Wild Life Sanctuary where we can spot one horned Rhino, Deer, Buffaloes, Birds, etc. It's also offers Jeep Safari, Elephant Ride, Boat ride and many other activities starting from the month of October to February. The place also has few good resorts near the sanctuary which need to be booked in advanced if you one to stay overnight and enjoy the tiwa tribal cultural inhabited in that area.

Photo of Burha Mayang, Assam, India by Anu Brahma
Photo of Burha Mayang, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

On the way to Mayong Village and Pobitora Wild Life Sanctuary

Photo of Burha Mayang, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

The gate of Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

Photo of Burha Mayang, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

Boating at Pobitora

Photo of Burha Mayang, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

Resort at Pobitora

Photo of Burha Mayang, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

Hanging Bridge Pobitora

Photo of Burha Mayang, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

Activities at Pobitora Wild life Sanctuary

Photo of Burha Mayang, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

The snacks at the Resort near Pobitora

Photo of Burha Mayang, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

Area Eco Resort at Pobitora

Photo of Burha Mayang, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

Lush Greenery towards Mayong Village

Photo of Burha Mayang, Assam, India by Anu Brahma
Day 3

3. Kamakhya and Umanada Island
Kamakhya Temple of the shakti peeths is the most visited pilgrimage destination in Guwahati known as bleeding Goddess which is located in the lush greenery in the hills beside the Brahmamaputra river. Seek the bleeding of the maa Parvati and gain the insights of Kamasutra which are inscribed in the walls of the Temple.
Umanada Island also known as Peacock Island because of its shape is another most visited sacred place in Guwahati situated amidst the Brahmamaputra River. This Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva which is believed that the Temple was built for the happiness of the beloved wife Parvati where Uma is another name of Goddess Parvati and Amanda means happiness.

Umanada Island

Photo of Kamakhya Temple, Kamakhya, Guwahati, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

Guwahti view

Photo of Kamakhya Temple, Kamakhya, Guwahati, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

Kamakhya Temple

Photo of Kamakhya Temple, Kamakhya, Guwahati, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

Umanada Island

Photo of Kamakhya Temple, Kamakhya, Guwahati, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

Kachari ghat

Photo of Kamakhya Temple, Kamakhya, Guwahati, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

Kamakhya Temple

Photo of Kamakhya Temple, Kamakhya, Guwahati, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

Kamakhya Temple

Photo of Kamakhya Temple, Kamakhya, Guwahati, Assam, India by Anu Brahma
Day 4

4. Bharamaputra River Cruise with Alfresco Grand.
Love river cruise then this is one of the must things to do activities if you are in Guwahati and to have the glimpse of mighty Brahmaputra from very close.
This cruise offers different types of river cruise like Morning Cruise to have the glimpse of run rise, Afternoon Cruise, and many other combination with live music and local cuisine.

Alfresco Grand

Photo of Alfresco, Rukmini Gaon, Guwahati, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

Alfresco Grand

Photo of Alfresco, Rukmini Gaon, Guwahati, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

Sun set view

Photo of Alfresco, Rukmini Gaon, Guwahati, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

View

Photo of Alfresco, Rukmini Gaon, Guwahati, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

Live music at Alfresco Grand

Photo of Alfresco, Rukmini Gaon, Guwahati, Assam, India by Anu Brahma
Day 5

5. Cafe Hendrix with life music in Guwahati.
Cafe Hendrix will give you the glimpse of night life in Guwahati. Named after the famous guitarist Jimi Hendrix known as cafe Hendrix is one of the laid back bars with life music performance which is popular among the young hearts. Good food, Beer and Music to make yourself live and stress free from your hectic week days and relax with your friends.

Cafe Hendrix Guwahati

Photo of Café Hendrix, GS Road, Opp Pantaloons, Down Town, Dispur, Rukmini Gaon, Guwahati, Assam, India by Anu Brahma
Photo of Café Hendrix, GS Road, Opp Pantaloons, Down Town, Dispur, Rukmini Gaon, Guwahati, Assam, India by Anu Brahma
Photo of Café Hendrix, GS Road, Opp Pantaloons, Down Town, Dispur, Rukmini Gaon, Guwahati, Assam, India by Anu Brahma
Photo of Café Hendrix, GS Road, Opp Pantaloons, Down Town, Dispur, Rukmini Gaon, Guwahati, Assam, India by Anu Brahma
Day 6

6. Ghograjan Tea Estate
Dreaming yourself to wake up in the morning with the tea in your table and have a view of fresh lush green tea estate then head to Assam. Assam has many tea estate Ghograjan is one of them to make your dream come true and experience it in your life time. The story of the Ghograjan all started with the sapling planted near the small river Ghora and Jam means small river so is the name of the estate.

Orthodox Ghograjan Tea

Photo of Ghograjan Tea Estate, Dibrugarh, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

Masala Chai

Photo of Ghograjan Tea Estate, Dibrugarh, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

Ghograjan Tea

Photo of Ghograjan Tea Estate, Dibrugarh, Assam, India by Anu Brahma

Ghograjan Tea Estate

Photo of Ghograjan Tea Estate, Dibrugarh, Assam, India by Anu Brahma
Day 7

7.  Shillong the nearest weekend gate away from Guwahati.
Shillong is one of the most favorite holiday destinations in Northeast which the nature has many magics to satiate your wanderlust for picturesque landscapes, hills, clouds, water falls and the never ending lists of blissfulness.

Krangsuri waterfall

Photo of Shillong, Meghalaya, India by Anu Brahma

Waterfall

Photo of Shillong, Meghalaya, India by Anu Brahma

Shillong

Photo of Shillong, Meghalaya, India by Anu Brahma

Shillong

Photo of Shillong, Meghalaya, India by Anu Brahma

Mawlyngnong

Photo of Shillong, Meghalaya, India by Anu Brahma

Momo

Photo of Shillong, Meghalaya, India by Anu Brahma

Double decker living Root Bridge

Photo of Shillong, Meghalaya, India by Anu Brahma

Noodles

Photo of Shillong, Meghalaya, India by Anu Brahma

Dawki

Photo of Shillong, Meghalaya, India by Anu Brahma

Strawberry

Photo of Shillong, Meghalaya, India by Anu Brahma
Day 8

8. Gelephu Bhutan nearest International destination from Bongaigaon.
Looking for international road trip with peaceful nature Gelephu can fulfil your wish. From Bongaigaon it is only 50km drive and many buses / trains are available till Bongaigaon. Bongaigaon is a small town with many luxury hotel facilities so one can make a day road trip to Gelephu Bhutan to escape from your busy city life into the serene nature.

Photo of Gelephu, Bhutan by Anu Brahma
Photo of Gelephu, Bhutan by Anu Brahma
Photo of Gelephu, Bhutan by Anu Brahma

Gelephu

Photo of Gelephu, Bhutan by Anu Brahma
Day 9

9. Tawang Arunachal the nearest gateaway from Tezpur Assam
Arunachal Pradesh will mesmerize you by its spell bound nature's wonder be it snow, mountains, monestaries, apple orchid, poppy garden and what not. It has all the natue's gift to make you feel like you are in heaven with it's awestruck backdrops and landscapes.
It can be reached from Guwahati via Tezpur to Tawang which is around 319km and travel time takes approx 10hours. Inner line permit has to be obtained before in hand to enter this destination.

Bomdila Apple orchid

Photo of Tawang by Anu Brahma

Tipi Apple orchid

Photo of Tawang by Anu Brahma

Tawang

Photo of Tawang by Anu Brahma

Tawang

Photo of Tawang by Anu Brahma
Photo of Tawang by Anu Brahma
Photo of Tawang by Anu Brahma
Photo of Tawang by Anu Brahma
Photo of Tawang by Anu Brahma
Day 10

10. Phungseling Bhutan another nearest International destination from Guwahati.
Another nearest International tourist attractions Phuntsholing is 357km from Guwahati which takes around 6hours by train till Alipurduwar and many buses are available till Gate. It requires entry pass to enter the Bhutan and can be obtained at the gate itself. The chance to experience the Royal life can happen in Phuntsholing with nature's blissfulness with giant monestaries, prayer wheel, flags, hills and the humble people.

Photo of Phuntsholing, Bhutan by Anu Brahma
Photo of Phuntsholing, Bhutan by Anu Brahma
Photo of Phuntsholing, Bhutan by Anu Brahma

Phuntsholing

Photo of Phuntsholing, Bhutan by Anu Brahma

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