Opt for a guided tour of Sivasagar, where ruins of 18th-century temples, an amphitheatre, tanks and palaces, give you a lesson on history. Popular destinations of the state are Kaziranga, Guwahati, Majuli, Hajo, Dispur, Jorhat and Digboi. To learn about culture, do visit Kamakhya Temple, Navagraha Temple, Basistha Ashram, Umananda Temple and Mahamaya Temple. Do try out the delicious local cuisine. Attend the colorful festivals or do enjoy a leisurely yet luxurious boat cruise on the Brahmaputra River.
Sharing its borders with Bhutan, Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram, Assam has a tourist attraction for every kind of traveler, be it a nature lover, wanderer, adventure enthusiast, wildlife lover or photographer. Choose your travel itinerary from the wide range of Assam Holiday Packages.
FAQs of Assam Tour Packages
Ques: What Assam is famous for?
Ans: Assam is famous for its natural beauty, tea gardens, green valleys, and wildlife sanctuaries. It is called home to the Great Indian One Horned Rhinoceros and also famous for the largest river island called Majuli Island.
Ques: How many days does it require for a complete Assam tour?
Ans: You need 10 to 12 days to cover all the major places in Assam. If you include Majuli Island in your tour then you must need to add 2 or 3 more days. You can easily combine the tour of Meghalaya and Nagaland with Assam.
Ques: What is the best time to visit Assam?
Ans: The Best time to visit Assam is October to April every year.
Ques: How far is Guwahati from Assam?
Ans: Guwahati is located at a distance of 170 kms away from Assam; you can drive from Assam to Guwahati in 03 hrs.
Ques: What are the best tourist places in Assam?
Ans: Assam is a state in Northeast India and is popular for its tea plantations, wildlife and archaeological sites. Here is a list of best places to visit near Assam:
Guwahati: It is the largest city of Assam. It is famous for the holy site of Kamakhya Temple and is situated atop the Nilachal hill, at a distance of 10 km away from the railway station.
Kaziranga National Park: It is located in Assam state of North East India. This national park is home to the Great Indian one-horned Rhinoceros. Kaziranga National Park is also recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site of India.
Manas National Park: It is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site in India. You can explore its natural beauty and enjoy the jeep Safaris which allows the closeup view of the wildlife in their natural habitat.
Majuli Island: It is a river island situated in the Brahmaputra River in the state of Assam and it became the first island to be made a district in India in 2016.
Dibrugarh: It is a small city and it is known as the 'Tea City of India' because it is the gateway to the three tea producing areas of India.
Jorhat: It is a culturally and commercially important city in the state of Assam. It is famous for tea plantations.
Ques: How to reach Assam?
Ans: Assam is one of the seven sisters of Northeast India. Assam is well connected to other cities by different modes of transportation such as by air, road, and Train. Below is the list:
By Air: Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati is the nearest airport which is only 25 km away from the city. You can hire a taxi from the airport to reach the city.
By Rail: Guwahati railway station is one of the prime railheads in Assam. It is located 5 km from the city and is well connected with the major cities of the country.
By Road: Assam is well-connected by road network from the major cities. It has a good network of highways and Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) provides bus service within the state
Ques: Famous thing to buy from several cities of Assam?
Ans: You can buy Tea Leaves, Assam Silk, Handicraft, Pickles, Hand Made Toys, and Wooden Rhino Statue etc.