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  • With Assam being a hotspot for tourism in North East India, there are numerous Assam tour packages that will tempt you into planning your trip right away! Assam is largely celebrated for its wildlife reserves and beautiful tea plantations along with numerous temples that reflect the beauty of their architectural styles. The graceful and mighty river Brahmaputra snakes through Assam, adding to the natural charm of the state. There are also many activities to be enjoyed in Assam, including rock climbing, waterfall rappelling, river rafting and cruising!

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    From the forested realm of Kaziranga National Park and rock climbing at Basistha Reserve, to the stunning history that unwinds within the walls of Assam State Museum, there are some places that are indispensable in your Assam packages. Have a look at 20 such must-visit places and must-do activities without with your Assam trip is essentially incomplete. No matter how many days you have to spare, Guwahati knows how to make each one memorable.


  • 01North East India Wildlife Adventure Tour

    North East India Wildlife Adventure Tour
    • d7 Daysn6 Nights
    • lShillong
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    Destinations Covered: 3N Shillong, 1N Cherrapunji, 2N Kaziranga 

    Start Point: Guwahati Railway Station or Airport

    End Point: Guwahati Railway Station or Airport

    Accommodation: Hotel / Guesthouse / Homestay

    Transportation: Car, Tempo Traveler, Jeep

    Customization: Available as per the requirement

    Highlights: Excursion, Trekking, Elephant Ride, Sightseeing


    About the Tour:

    Home to some of the most stunning natural vistas in the country, Shillong is aptly known as the ‘Scotland of the North East’. With breathtaking waterfalls, limestone caves, wildlife sanctuaries, and amazing trekking trails, a visit here is sure to leave one rejuvenated and relaxed. 

    - On this journey, you will be going to the major attractions of Shillong, Cherapunjee, Mawlynnong, Dawki, and Kaziranga. In Sikkim, you will visit attractions like Umiam Lake, Nohkalikai falls, Mawsmai cave, Seven sisters’ fall, Shillong peak, Living Root Bridges, Umngot River, Lady Hydari Park, and many other amazing attractions.

    - The Kaziranga leg of the journey will allow for adventure and some fun activities that are sure to get the adrenaline pumping. The national park which is well-known for being the home to the famous One-Horned Rhinoceros, Kaziranga is famous for having the kind of rich biodiversity that you cannot find anywhere else. Gifted by floodplains of the river Brahmaputra, the place was once declared to have the highest density of tigers in the world. 

    - Enjoy the time that you will get to enjoy the majesty of these days spent exploring this amazing Meghalaya tour package with a unique wildlife experience.


    *Note- The price mentioned on the package is applicable for a minimum of 4 people. For information on cost for 2, feel free to drop in an inquiry and we will happily assist you.

  • Places To Visit On Assam Tour

  • 02Kakochang Waterfalls

    Sheltered in the Golaghat district of Assam, the Kakochang is a beautiful waterfall that dissects the coffee and rubber plantations. The spot is not only a favourite amongst tourists but also amongst the locals who come here for day picnics. The waterfall even commands a great view of the ancient ruins of Deopahar and Numaligarh, which are the subject of fascination among many archaeologists. 

    The thunderous roar of the waters can be heard from afar, long before they make an appearance. If you plan your visit post monsoons, the place blooms with unmatched beauty and greets you with sprawling greenery. Kakochang waterfalls shares close proximity to the famous Kaziranga National Park too.

    Timings: 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM

    Location: near Kaziranga National Park, Bokakhat 785612, India

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  • 03Padam Pukhuri

    Planning your Assam itinerary? Padum Pukhuri is an unmissable destination, especially if you’re someone who loves to wander down offbeat lanes. Padum Pukhuri is a huge lake, housing a quiet little island right at the heart. Getting to the island is a thrilling experience, as it takes you over a short iron bridge that overlooks the lake. 

    There is also a toy train here for kids. Also, you can indulge in boating over the calm waters, while drinking in the beautiful sights that weave up the canvas surrounding the lake. If you hear calm, soothing music around, do not be surprised, for a musical fountain sits on the island!

    Timings: 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM

    Location: Chowk Bazar Road, Mahabhairab, Tezpur, Assam 784001

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  • 04Agnigarh

    Nested in the Tezpur district of Assam, Agnigarh is lovely little hillock that skirts the banks of the river Brahmaputra. The place is steeped in Hindu mythology, and is closely related to the budding romance between prince Aniruddha, the grandson of Lord Krishna and princes Usha, the daughter of the Asura king Banasura. 

    It is here that princess Usha was locked away by her father who disapproved of their love. Now, however, the place has transformed into a fascinating tourist spot, also known as ‘love site’ owing to the tragic love story associated with it. The hill affords sweeping views of Brahmaputra, and a panoramic view of Tezpur city. 

    Timings: 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM everyday

    Location: Mahabhairab, Tezpur, Assam 784001

  • 05Nehru Park

    One of the best kept secrets of Assam, Nehru Park is cradled in the heart of Guwahati the commercial capital of Assam, facing the eminent Cotton College. It used to form a part of an old church, but was transformed by the government into a park. Named after the first Prime Minister of India, the park is home to a diverse range of flowers that fence a well-trimmed lawn. 

    One of the most important tourist attractions in Assam, Nehru Park hosts daily events including folk dance and music performances in the park. Spend a leisurely day here, enjoying the rock garden and open theatre that are also part of the park. Be sure to include this spot in your Assam tour packages.

    Timings:10:00 AM to 08:00 PM on all days, except Thursdays

    Charges: INR 5 per child, and 10 per adult

    Location: Cotton College Road, Pan Bazaar, Guwahati, Assam 781001

  • 06Jorhat

    Beautiful sunrises, early morning strolls, and the fresh aroma of tea in the air is a classic ‘Jorhat’ experience. Fondly known as the tea capital of the world, Jorhat fosters countless beautiful tea plantations. The buildings of Jorhat bear stunning reflections of the archaeological styles dating back to the Ahom dynasty. 

    One of the most unbeatable places in Jorhat is Majuli Island, the largest river island in the world! It is easily one of the most shaded and unexplored nooks of Jorhat. Besides Majuli, Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary beckons herds of nature and wildlife enthusiasts from around the country, where you can spend uninterrupted moments of bliss and solitude. Tocklai Tea Research centre also makes for an interesting visit.

    Location: Assam

  • 07Guwahati

    Another beautiful city in Assam, Guwahati is essentially the commercial capital of the state. Sprawling across the banks of the river Brahmaputra, Guwahati is best known for its pilgrimage sites including Kamakhya Temple, Bhuvaneshwari Temple, Vashistha ashram, and the iconic ISKCON temple. 

    The backdrop of Shivalik Hills adds to the beauty of the city. Despite being one of the most untapped areas of tourism, Guwahati is the base of all the hustle and bustle in Assam. You cannot miss having Guwahati on your Assam tour packages, as your tour is incomplete without it! Uncover some great historical beauty at the Assam State Museum, or take a refreshing tour of Nehra Park.

    Location: Assam

  • 08Assam Rajyik State Museum

    The Assam Rajyik State Museum sits deep in the hearts of Guwahati, and is the most fascinating tourists places in Assam. The museum reflects the rich and varied culture of Assam over the years, along with great pieces of handicrafts and sculptures of the North eastern kingdom of India. 

    The museum also harbours a startling assortment of relics that can be traced as back as to the 5th century! From stunning ivory paintings, ancient musical instruments to historical coins and bamboo equipment, there are countless surprises awaiting you within these walls. The place is ideal also for bookworms, as a grand library forms a part of the building, offering you the pleasure of choosing from a well stocked collection of books! 

    Timings:10:00 AM to 05:00 PM on all days, except Mondays

    Charges: INR 10 per head

    Location: Gopinath Bordoloi Road, Near Dighalipukhuri Park, Ambari, Guwahati, Assam 781001

  • 09Haflong Lake

    Haflong Lake is the most frequented tourist spot in the hill station of Haflong, and a doorway to mesmerising views of the Himalayan neighbours. Veered off the beaten paths of cities and their busy streets, Haflong lake is just the respite you need. The azure blue waters of the lake have a soothing effect on the nerves, while the stunning hanging bridge overhead magnifies that charm. 

    The picturesque location of the lake seems like something right out of a classic romance movie! The canvas of Himalayan mountains, coupled with the verdant carpet of greenery make for an ideal outing for families and couples alike. It is perfect for explorers, as Haflong is a lesser explored area of Assam.

    Location: Haflong Lake, Haflong, Assam

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  • 10Umananda Temple

    Nestled in the quaint little Peacock island on the river Brahmaputra, Umananda Temple is a holy site, installed as a tribute to the Hindu Lord Shiva. The temple is named after the Goddess Parvati also known as Uma, Lord Shiva’s consort. The island on which the temple sits is believed to have been originally built by King Gadadhar Singh in the year 1694, and rebuilt by a local merchant in 1897 after an earthquake destroyed the place. 

    The temple carries the touches of Assamese art and architectural styles and was built by gifted Assamese men. Unlike most of the famous pilgrimage sites in India, the ambience of Umananda temple is that of peaceful quiet and serenity.

    Timings: 05:30 AM to 06:00 PM

    Location: Peacock Island, North Guwahati, Guwahati, Kamrup, Assam 781030

  • 11Nameri National Park

    Perched along the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas that dominate the Northeastern realm of India, Nameri National Park sits about 40 km away from Tezpur. Fascinatingly, Nameri merges will the Arunachal Pradesh’s Pakhul Sanctuary, together spanning about 1000 sq.km. of land! The forests are deciduous and lined generously with trees of bamboo and cane. Harbouring over 300 different avian species, the park is a call to wildlife and bird enthusiasts from around the country. 

    Lose yourself amidst the embracing beauty of Mother Nature, with several grasslands, azure skies and gurgling streams to keep you company. Wildlife species like Sambar, Barking Deer, Hit Deer and Boars also call Nameri home.

    Timings:10:00 AM to 06:00 PM on all days, except Sundays

    Charges: INR 20 per person

    Location: Sonitpur, Guwahati, Assam 784001

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  • 12Tocklai Tea Research Centre

    Situated in the heart of Jorhat, the tea capital of India, Tocklai Tea Research Institute in Jorhat is the research centre for various methods and techniques of tea cultivation and processing in the North East. 

    If you’re a ‘chai lover’, or are simply curious about the kind of research that goes into the cultivation of tea plantations, a brief tour of the research institute will more than satiate your curiosity. The staff is well versed in the science that goes behind it all, and equally friendly with visitors. One of the many fascinating things that can be seen here is the massive ‘mother bush’ that is essentially a tea plant dating back 100 or so years! 

    Timings: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM on all days, except Sundays.

    Location: Tocklai Experimental Station, Jorhat, Assam 785008

  • 13Hoollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary

    The Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary is located in the depths of the Jorhat district of Assam. As the name suggests, the sanctuary houses the last of the hoolock gibbons left in India, along with the country’s sole nocturnal primate, the Bengal Slow Loris! The park was declared officially as a sanctuary in order to protect the only population of the Hoolock Gibbons in India. The forest remains dominated by a canopy of Hollong and Nahar trees, along with lovely shrubs gracing its green carpet. Apart from gibbons, the park houses several other species of wildlife, including leopards, jungle cats, wild boards, tigers, various kinds of civets and other animals. If you’re a nature lover, Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary must be in your Assam packages!

    Timings: 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

    Charges: INR 50 per person

    Location: Jorhat, Assam, 785001

  • 14Kamakhya Temple

    One of the most worshipped 51 Shakti Peethas in India, the Kamakhya temple is believed to have housed a part of Sati, an incarnation of Goddess Parvati, Lord Shiva’s wife. The temple houses a massive sanctorum, which is the holiest corner of the temple. The temple dates back to the 16th century, to the time of the Koch King Naranarayan. 

    Sitting in Guwahati, the temple is also an architectural brilliance, besides being a mere pilgrim site. It bears resemblance to a blend of the North Indian and Mughal styles of architecture. Unsurprisingly, the most celebrated festival here is the Durga Puja, when the entire place is adorned with beautiful lights, and powerful music fills the ambience. Do not miss out on Kamakhya in your Assam tour packages.

    Timings: 08:00 PM to 01:00 PM OR 02:30 PM to 07:30 PM

    Charges: No entry fee

    Location: Kamakhya, Guwahati, Assam 781010

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  • 15Manas National Park

    Situated in Assam, near Barpeta, Manas National Park is overlooked by the stunning Bhutan Himalayas. Named after the undulating river Manas which flows through Bhutan and enters the park, the aim of protecting the population wildlife species on the brink of extinction earned it the honour of being a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

    The park is spread over more than 500 sq.km., and the landscape is a blend of Terrai and Bhabar grasslands, which is a unique combination. This rare, favourable blend of soil is an ideal breeding ground for some of the most unique floral species of the country! What’s more is that Manas National Park is one of the least explored realms of tourism, warrants the top spot in your Assam packages.

    Timings: 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM everyday

    Charges: INR 20 per person

    Location: Manas Road, Barangabari Gyati Village, Dist Baksa, Gobardhana, Assam 781315

  • 16Majuli Island

    Lodged in the hearts of Assam, quite unnoticed by tourists, is a stunning yet desolate little place called Majuli Island. This river island graces the banks of the river Brahmaputra and is accessible only by ferry rides. Owing to the absence of tourism until recently, this tropical paradise in the North Eastern real of India is a place forgotten by the sands of time. 

    Surrounded by a sweeping expanse of verdant forests and farmlands, Majuli was once crowned as the biggest river island of the world, but now, as a result to rapid erosion parts of it are being devoured by the gushing Brahmaputra. In fact, it is believed that the island may cease to exist altogether after 15 to 20 years! All the more reason for you to visit the island before it’s gone for good. 

    Timings: Ferry timings: 08:00 AM 10:00 AM, 01:00 Pm, 03:00 PM

    Location: Majuli, Assam

  • 17Kaziranga National Park

    Spread over two different districts of Assam, Golaghat and Nagaon, Kaziranga National Park unfolds against a wide canvas of the Eastern Himalayas. It is home to the highest and perhaps the only population of the One Horned Rhinoceros, a species that can be traced back to the prehistoric ages! Owing to endless poaching of the rhinos here, the park was declared a Wildlife Sanctuary in the year 1940. 

    Skirting the banks of the river Brahmaputra, the rich landscape of the park shelters a varied range of flora and fauna, luring thousands of wildlife lovers from around the world. You can also explore the length of the park on elephant and jeep safaris. If time in the winter season, Kaziranga National Park is an unmissable place to include in your Assam tour package!

    Timings: Open 24 hours

    Charges: The entry fee per INR 100 per Indian

    Location: Kanchanjuri, Assam 784177

  • Things to Do on Assam Tour

  • 18Waterfall Rappelling

    One of the most popular places to experience the thrill of waterfall rappelling is Amsoi, a small village in the folds of Assam, housing only about 300 families. Fenced by beautiful dense forests of teak and Sal, the waterfall plunge from a great height, and accumulate at the bottom as a small pool. 

    The thrill of rappelling down the slippery, wet walls of the falls leave you breathless as the heavy flow of water hits you. The surrounding forest is home to several wild animals including wild elephant, deer, monkeys and more. The safety harness and ropes ensure your safety though. The natural beauty of Amsoi, coupled with the adrenaline high that the rappelling gives you makes for a once in a lifetime experience!

    Location: Assam, 782425

  • 19Rock Climbing

    Rock climbing is quite a strenuous activity but comes bearing stunning rewards. While Assam has many ideal spots to practise your rock climbing skills, the most favourite amongst adventure junkies is the Basishtha Forest Reserve. Spend an entire days or two here, and indulge in trekking, rock climbing and rappelling here, over stunning rock formations. 

    While rock climbing, you will be harnessed with safety equipments and ropes at all times, and a guide will brief you well about the activity. The reserve also offers plenty of waterfall rappelling opportunities, but rock climbing trumps all. Be sure to include rock climbing at the Basishtha Forests Reserve in your Assam tour packages.

    Location: Guwahati, Assam 781029

  • 20River Cruise in the Brahmaputra

    The calm, tranquil waters of the river Brahmaputra are the perfect host for gentle water sports like river cruising. The 23 suites cruise is features private balconies, lounge, dining, bar, spa and a swimming pool. The cruise offers the comfort of luxury, surrounding by the stark wilderness of the endless ocean. 

    The ship is certified internationally, and is equipped with high class safety features. You can opt for a 5 days, 8 days, or 11 days cruise itinerary. The cruise plies only from October to May, and shuts down for the rest of the year due to heavy rains. The cruising experience in Assam cannot be missed out on. In fact, it has also been covered by large media groups like CNN and Nat Geo!

    Charges: Prices begin at INR 168,000

    Location: Guwahati, Assam

  • 21River Rafting

    Assam, being home to one of the mightiest rivers, Brahmaputra, offers plenty of water sports opportunities for adventure lovers. One such favourite activity is river rafting. 

    There are several class 3, class 4 and class 5 rapids that you can embark upon, keeping your level of expertise in view. Having carved a name in the world of river rafting, Assam is bustling with organisations and adventure travel companies organising river rafting and camping by the river banks, Places like Nameri National Park and Manas National Park may be your go to choices for river rafting. 

    The thrill of rafting, combined with the tempting beauty of wilderness makes for an unparalleled experience; one that shouldn’t be missed out in your Assam tour packages. 

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