The north-eastern state of Assam derives its name from the Sanskrit word ‘Ahom’, which means ‘unparalleled’ because of its unequal terrain interspersed with beautiful valleys and hills. The myriad hues of nature from hillocks, woods, brooks and streams are witness to the exotic flora and fauna unique to this region. An abode of the one-horned rhino, blue rivers, red mountains and aromatic tea gardens make the best jeep safari tours in Guwahati a special experience. Assam bears a testimony of rich cultural heritage through its temples, monuments, and the torrential Brahmaputra River. Visit the earliest surviving ancient monument, the Kamakhya Temple, one of the most venerated temples in the country. Take a ferry ride across the mighty Brahmaputra and explore the largest inhabited river island ‘Majuli’ in the world. The Hindu monasteries and Mishing tribal villages are star attractions of this island.
Stroll through paddy fields, migratory birds and cotton trees and become one with nature. Discover why Assam Tea is the strongest in the world, visit the lush green tea estates and indulge in tea tastings, ethnic fairs and tea festivals. The state hosts the hulky yet adorable one horned Rhino in Kaziranga National Park. Sing, dance and feasts on the subtle fish tenga and sweets during the ‘Magh Bihu’, harvest festival. Get ready to explore this veritable paradise and don’t forget to buy the hallmark gamosa (a red-and-white scarf worn around the neck by men) or the mekhola sador (the traditional dress for women). Embark on the best jeep safari tours in Guwahati for a truly memorable cultural and scenic experience.