Dappling in shades of gold & green, Assam’s landscape is blanketed with paddy fields and tea slopes bordered by lofty mountains of Arunachal in the north and highlands of Meghalaya in the south. Sprawling national parks loaded with Rhinos, mighty Brahmaputra flowing through its heartland, shifting riverine islands, traditional art and gracious hospitality beckon you to a delightful adventure in Assam.
A gorgeous blend of nature, culture and heritage, Guwahati is considered a major gateway to the seven sister states of the north-east. Emerald tea plantations, sacred temples, impressive Brahmaputra River and flavorful cuisine mark this lively metropolis of Assam.
The land of the one-horned rhinoceros, this rambling national park has been termed a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Board a Jeep safari and spot the mighty rhinoceros bounding in the tall grasses of the park. Spread over an area of 430km2, Kaziranga is also home to wild water buffalo, leopards, gibbons, tigers, and swamp deer and many species of resident & migratory birds.
Formed by the ever-changing trajectory of Brahmaputra & its tributaries due to floods & earthquakes, Majauli is one of the largest deltaic islands in the world. Though every monsoon, the mighty Brahmaputra swallows some parts of Majauli, this beautiful island district of India boasts of incredible beauty and a vibrant culture.
Timeless ruins, deep mythological connection, scenic mountains, tumultuous Brahmaputra and lush tea gardens set the tone of this beautiful little town in Assam. Romantic weather and beautiful landscapes of Tezpur make it a much sought after honeymoon destination in the region.
Assam’s artistic heritage is quiet evident in its traditional handcrafted stuff. Pat & Muga silk sarees, bamboo & cane artifacts, traditional jewelry, and colorful shawls & tapestries are the much sought handicrafts of Assam. However, its traditional items like Gamosa (a scarf), Xorai (beetle nut offering tray) and Jaapi (cane or bamboo hat) make perfect Assamese souvenirs.
Delicacies like duck curry, banana flower curry, water snails, silk worms and fish cooked inside a banana leaf and flavorful mashed potatoes are some of the specialties of Assam.
The best time to visit this Rhino state is in winters from October to April.
Join us on a trip to this rambling realm of the one-horned Rhino. Our North-east Tour Packages take you on Kaziranga Safari Tours, Brahmaputra Boat Cruise Tours and the cultural tour of Assam. Do reach us for customized tour packages to suit your travel needs.