Visit and Do
The state offers lot more to dos. As Assam is basically famous for eco-tourism, almost all activities go around it. Guwahati is the main and best tourist spot which offers everything from convenient living to many sightseeing and other activities. This is the largest city of the state and fast growing urban place which is now dear for corporates and tourists from all over. Also popular for its scenic beauty, monuments from ‘Raj’ timings, many religious places are also here to go. Kamakhya temple is the most popular temple of Hindus and a must go. Other famous temples are Bhuvaneshwari temple, Shiv temple, Navgarh temple etc. If you are history buff then Assam state is museum is the best place to go. Visit state zoo which is largest natural zoo of India if you are having kids along with you.Hazo is another tourist destinationwhich is 25 km away from Guwahati. This place is full of Hindu and Jain temples and also popular as heritage place. Famous Poa Mecca Mosque is also here. Hazo is a true mirror of Assam culture as well as best example of ‘Unity in Diversity’. Inspite of different religion natives the place is very calm and never sees any kind of dispute and issues.Kaziranga national Park is a must if you are in Assam. This national Park is perticularley famous for single horned Rhinos. Enjoy one hour Elephant ride inside Park to see and feel this mysterious place which is full of Rhinos and other wild animals including wild elephants, deer of many species and many rare birds as well. Other popular wildlife parks are Manas national park, Nameri national Park, Orang national park and Dibru Saikhowa national park etc.Wander in lush green, aromatic and well-manicured tea gardens. Assam is popular for its best tea leaf production so you should not miss and get some tea packs along with you for your near and dear once. Jorhat which is located near Guwahati is most popular for its tea gardens so visit here to see those huge green carpets like tea fields. Jorhat is also famous for wildlife. Lots of scenic places are here to go including hill stations like Diphu, Hailakandi, Haflong hill and Dhemaji, Dispur, Goalpara, Majuli, Silchar and Nalbari etc.For adventure lovers, lots of activities are here like angling, swimming, boating, trekking, gliding, Para sailing, rock climbing and water rafting. Golfing is also an integral part of Assam outdoor activities.Fancy Bazar and Paltan bazar are two main markets of Guwahati which are popular among tourists. You can pick handicrafts, artefacts, handloom fabrics, various kind of silk fabric and cane items. Try government owed shops for better deal.Lot more are here to see and do so you can choose from planet of options for your coming vacations.