A beautiful state with sweeping plains and snow-peaked mountains, Assam is a veritable paradise with an almost otherworldly charm. The grand Brahmaputra river cuts across the countryside with grace and spreads a lovely charm over all the settlements along its shores. There are also several amazing settlements on the Brahmaputra itself, and these make for a unique touristic attraction in Assam. Golden and red rice paddies spread along as far as eye can see and the spicy scents of tea plantations are never long absent. In addition to its thriving natural landscape, Assam is also home to a flourishing cultural landscape made up of exciting dance forms, delicious foods and innumerable spiritual shrines.
The thick canopied jungles dotted with streams and ponds are home to no fewer than 5 wildlife sanctuaries and National Parks, offering the best wildlife tours in Assam. The state has a rich biodiversity and its jungles, grasslands, and wetlands are teeming with many exotic and endangered species of animals and birds. Embark on a wildlife safari and drive through lush grasslands, thick semi-evergreen jungles to observe the regional flora and fauna from a convenient vantage point. Take a close peek at the hulking yet utterly cute one horned Rhinoceros in Kaziranga National Park, the world’s Rhino capital. Get up close and personal with herds of Indian Elephants, Water buffaloes, leopards, swamp deer and exotic resident and migratory birds in these windswept expanses of Savannahs.
Assam is home to Hoolock Gibbon, the only species of Ape in India. The state with its unspoiled natural beauty, teeming wildlife and verdant jungles is undoubtedly the best wildlife destination in India. So go out on the back of an elephant or an open jeep to soak up the sounds, sights, the smell of an awakening jungle and embark on the best wildlife tours in Assam to see a big game.