The many temples, forts, palaces and monuments in the country make up the historical places of India. These reflect the splendid heritage and culture of the country. The historical places in India depict the stunning craftsmanship on the stone which can be seen in many temples and forts. The Taj Mahal, Red Fort, Humayun's Tomb are famous historical monuments of the Mughal period. Champaner, Dholavira and Nalanda are ancient archaeological sites. Glimpses of colonial architecture can be seen in cities such as Goa, Kolkata and Pondicherry. The Great Living Chola Temples are another example of India's rich history. Konark, Mysore, Orchha, Hyderabad, Bijapur and Lucknow are few other cities that are of historical significance.
"Beaches, Sunsets and Crazy Nights" Goa Tourism When you think of Goa, you think of sandy beaches, amazing parties, beautiful little villages, delicious food, and a magical holiday experience. Yes, Goa is rightfully known as the most popular tourist destination on the West Coast of India, and not just because of its scenic beaches, but also because of its tropical climate and its rich Portuguese heritage, which you can still find lingering on in some parts of the town. Nestled in the Konkan Coast Belt, Goa has a coastline stretching for over a 100 kilometres, and attracts millions of visitors both from within and outside the country all year round. Goa is one such holiday destination which has something to offer to every traveller, regardless of budget and travel tastes, which is a reason why Goa is as much of a family retreat as it is a very popular honeymoon destination. The multitude of beaches in Goa ensures that you can take your pick depending on whether you want to experience the posh beach life from balconies of luxury resorts or get in touch with nature in makeshift huts. Some of the best beaches in Goa include Agonda beach, Baga Beach and Candolim Beach. Calangute Beach is the busiest beach in Goa, while Baga Beach is comparatively a lot less crowded. Download Goa PDF Guide >
"The city of Taj Mahal, the monument of eternal love" Agra Tourism Home to one of the 7 wonders of the world, theTaj Mahal, Agra is a sneak peek into the architectural history with other structures such asAgra FortandFatehpur Sikriand hence makes for a must visit for anyone living in or visiting India. When you talk about Agra, one thing has to stand out - yes, the Taj Mahal. Agra is host to the only one of the Seven Wonders of the World in India, Taj Mahal, which makes the whole country proud. But that's not the only thing Agra has to boast of. Agra has three UNESCO World Heritage sites and Taj Mahal features in the 50 most popular tourist destinations in the world. History, architecture, romance all together create the magic of Agra which is almost the lifeline of Indian tourism. History fanatics as well as architecture buffs can have a ball here with the sheer expanse of the Mughal art and culture on display. Apart from its monuments, the city also has some exciting stuff for foodies - including the famous Agra ka Petha and amazing chaat and Lassi. Download Agra PDF Guide >
"The land of Ajanta & Ellora" Aurangabad Tourism Aurangabad, which was declared by the Government as the Tourism Capital of Maharashtra back in 2010, is a famous tourist hub which greets its visitors with a richly woven tapestry of sights and sounds. From UNESCO World Heritage Sites to bustling markets brimming with delicate silk items and exquisite hand-woven garments, Aurangabad promises all tourists an exciting holiday experience. History buffs will be excited to know that Aurangabad has quite a bit of history attached to it. The city used to be the capital of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, which is how it derived its current name of 'Aurangabad'. While the city is rapidly heading towards industrial growth and globalization, it still retains most of its past glory, heritage, charms and traditions. The most famous tourist attraction of Aurangabad is the Ajanta and Ellora Caves. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Ajanta Caves is home to 29 different caves, all of which showcase Buddhist artwork belonging to the period ranging from 200 B.C to 650 A.D. All paintings and sculptures in the caves were constructed painstakingly by Buddhist monks using only simple tools such as chisels and hammers. These paintings and sculptures portray a varied range of stories, starting from the Jataka Tales to intriguing accounts of ancient nymphs and princesses. The Ellora Caves, a little distance away from the Ajanta Caves, houses a total of 34 caves and has sculptures and paintings depicting not one, but three different religions ? Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. The sheer diversity of the sculptures, the architectural expertise, and the centuries of hard work undertaken by artisans are enough to leave you speechless. The sole remaining example of Mughal architecture in this part of the country, Bibi ka Maqbara is a mausoleum dedicated to Rabia-ul-Daurani, wife of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. Designed by the Persia
"The Spiritual Capital of India" Varanasi Tourism A city as old as time itself. A city that has stayed in place and watched as the world has turned and the tides have changed. A city that has stood the test of time for thousands of years. In the words of Mark Twain, "Older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, And looks twice as old as all of them put together." Varanasi, the city that is more than just the spiritual capital of India. The city which can be aptly described as a melting pot where both life and death come together. The city that you only need to visit once for it to stay with you forever. Varanasi is a very popular pilgrimage point for Hindus, and the older part of Varanasi, which has thrived on the banks of the river Ganga, is an integral part of the very infrastructure of the city, with thousands of people flocking there for salvation and purification. All chaos and noise on the ghats of Varanasi take a pause when the Ganga Aarti takes place in the evening, a ceremony of immense grandeur and opulence, with pandits lining up to perform rituals that are no less than a performance for the senses. The city in and around the ghats has a certain rhythm to it. Narrow maze-like lanes and by-lanes arouse instant intrigue and fascination, while the street art dotting the stretch alongside the ghats makes for a great outpouring of artistic expression. Varanasi also boasts of a marvelous architectural heritage, as can be seen in the scores of temples dotting the city. Varanasi has something to offer to everyone who visits the city - be it the clamor of the station, to navigating the mysterious alleyways, to finding serenity on the banks of the Ganges. Varanasi is India in all her glory, as it has been for thousands of years, and as it will be for a thousand more. Download Varanasi PDF Guide >
"The Pink City" Jaipur Tourism The moment you set foot in Jaipur, you will feel like everything has come straight out of the pages of some epic novel. Majestic buildings, tales of heroic battles, resplendent forts and palaces, and multi-faceted characters ? Rajasthan is one of the most colourful and flashiest states in all of India, and its capital Jaipur lives up to the same reputation as well. Jaipur is a vibrant amalgamation of the old and the new ? highly urbanized pockets and shopping areas have casually sprung up beside gleaming forts and palaces. Jaipur has long been one of the shiniest cultural jewels in the history of the Indian subcontinent, and the royal corridors of the famously named 'Pink City' offer up a plethora of adventures and activities that make for a memorable holiday experience. Jaipur is known for its forts and palaces, and the most famous fort in the vicinity is the Amber Fort. Also commonly known as the Amer Fort, this majestic building with its maze-like passages and serpentine staircases is a very popular tourist attraction. Overlooking the Maota Lake, the fort is big enough that it will take you at least two to three hours to explore it in detail, and you can also choose to avail of the audio guides to lead you through this fascinating building while explaining the history of the place. Getting an elephant ride up the stairs to the Amber Fort is also a popular tourist activity. City Palace is another top draw for anyone wishing to know more about the rich history and culture of the Pink City. Home to Rajasthani Maharajas back in the 1700s, this building has now been converted into a museum where tourists can learn about the history of the city in detail. City Palace comprises Mubarak Mahal and Chandra Mahal, with the Chandra Mahal being only partially open to visitors, as the rest of the building is used as the residential place of the Maharajas? descendants. Jaipur i
"The land of the Stupas" Sanchi Tourism A symbol of the vast heritage present throughout the culturally rich India, the Buddhist monuments of Sanchi are one of the oldest stone structures in India. Designated a World Heritage site by UNESCO, the Great Stupa was installed in the 3rd century BC by Emperor Ashoka of the Mauryan dynasty. The sculptures and monuments present at the site are a fine example of the development of Buddhist art and architecture. The stupa sits atop a hill in Sanchi, surrounded by lush gardens, providing visitors peace and serenity at this grand tribute to the peaceful religion of Buddhism. Sanchi is a small village situated at the foot of a hill, located very close to the capital city of Bhopal. This place is known for its ancient Stupas, monasteries and other remnants of the rich Buddhist culture which date back to the 3rd century B. C. It is one of the most important places for Buddhist pilgrimage and pilgrims from around the world visit this place, especially to see Sanchi Stupa which is also a World Heritage Site. This large hemispherical dome, more than 50 ft high with a diameter of more than 30m was constructed to honour Lord Buddha and houses many important Buddhist relics. It is meant to serve as a sacred burial mound for the distributed remains of Lord Buddha. Being such a serene place and a hub of Buddhist culture, it is also very surprising that Lord Buddha never visited this village even once. During the reign of the Guptas, temples were built here, making this location a grand example of the harmonious coexistence of Hindu and Buddhist faiths. This historic structure has undergone a lot of development, renovation and addition since its original construction. The four ornate gateways, known as Toranas, were the last structural additions, being added in the 12th Century AD. They are meant to represent love, courage, trust, and peace. The magnificent structure attracts s
"The Architectural Masterpiece" Khajuraho Tourism Khajuraho is known around the world for its stunning temples adorned by erotic and sensuous carvings. A small town located in the Bundelkhand region inMadhya Pradesh, Khajuraho is a brilliant example of Indian architecture and its culture back in the medieval period. The architecture of these Hindu and Jain temples depict the innocent form of love, the carvings on the walls display passion in the most erotic yet aesthetic ways. Built between 950 to 1050 AD the sheer confrontational nature of these carvings show a stark paradox with the conventional Indian ideals about eroticism, leaving everybody spellbound. Art in this small town is engrained in all of its structures and are a classic example of the finesse of India's cultural and artistic heritage. Download Khajuraho PDF Guide >
A sprawling city located beside the mighty Brahmaputra, Guwahati is the epitome of an amalgamation of ancient history and modernization. The largest city in all of Assam, Guwahati stands as the gateway to the Seven Sisters of North East India. A city shaped by time itself, Guwahati is home to age-old temples that take you centuries back to the pages of ancient history, but it also boasts of a cutthroat lifestyle and an electric nightlife, keeping up with the modern era of urbanisation and commercialization. The gushing Brahmaputra river carries with it untold tales from thousands of years past, and the peaceful ambience lingering in the city despite its modern lifestyle is one of the main reasons you should visit Guwahati if only to get a slice-of-life experience of the vivacious juxtaposition of the old and the new.
Guwahati is home to a huge number of old temples, all of which have interesting stories and legends behind them. The Kamakhya temple, arguably the most visited temple in the city, is a temple dedicated to the goddess Kamakhya, who was also known as the goddess of desire. Associated with a legend that finds its way in the pages of history, this temple hosts the annual Manasha Puja and the Ambubachi Mela, celebrations which see pilgrims from far and wide congregating to attend them. Other temples in Guwahati worth visiting include the Umananda temple and the Navagraha temple.
If you?re curious about the local folklore and culture, a visit to the Assam State Museum, which houses artefacts belonging to ancient times, will give you an authentic taste of the local history and its development through the years.
The Guwahati Zoo, also known as the Assam State Zoo, is the biggest zoo in the entirety of North East India and houses a huge number of animals such as monkeys, rhinos and pelicans, as well as a wide variety of exotic flora and fauna.
"World's Largest Fresh Water Island" Majuli Tourism Majuli is a lush green environment-friendly, pristine and pollution free fresh water island in the river Brahmaputra, just 20 km from theJorhatcity. With a total area of 1250 sq. km, Majuli is the world's largest river island and it attracts tourists from all over the world. Among one of the most surreal places in India, Majuli is also a strong contender for a place in UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. Mostly inhabited by Tribals, the culture of Majuli is unique and quite interesting and is one of the key reasons why people love this place so much. It is also called the cultural capital of Assam. The festivals celebrated here are all joyous and vibrant. The main festival in the town of Majuli is called Raas and witnessing it is an interesting spectacle." Download Majuli PDF Guide >
"An ancient pilgrimage for all" Hajo Tourism The ancient pilgrim centre of Hajo finds it uniqueness in being an attraction for three religions - Hindu, Muslims and Buddhists. At a distance of about 24 km from the city of Guwahati, Hajo adores the banks of Brahmaputra. Shrines dedicated to Durga, Shiva, Vishnu, Buddha and major Muslim saints are found all over this place, making it an important pilgrimage center for people from all these three religions. The most famous temple is the Hayagriva Madhava Mandir which also attracts Buddhists as it is believed to be the site where Buddha attained Nirvana while the Powa Mecca Mosque finds popularity among Muslims. Download Hajo PDF Guide >
"Imprints of Ahom Dynasty" Sivasagar Tourism Dating back to the Ahom dynasty, this cultural town is full of historic tourist attractions from forts with underground architecture to numerous temples. Sibsagar is a state ofÊAssamÊthat provides various tourist attractions related to architectural marvels, history and culture. Some of the most popular places here include a water tank called Bhorpukhuri along with Joysagar, a man-made lake,Ahom Museum, Rudrasagar tank and temples,Gaurisagar tankand temples. One can also visit the Kareng Ghar and theRang Ghar. Download Sivasagar PDF Guide >
"Barak Valley" Silchar Tourism Situated on the Surma (Barak) River, and known for its scenic beauty and natural splendor, Silchar is surrounded byManipuron the east, Bangladesh on the west, Mizoram on the south and the Barail hills on the north. Silchar is the 2nd largest town in Assam and is one of the most stable areas in the North-East and hence locally referred as the Island of Peace. It is also one of the most developed areas with its own airport and institutes of higher education. Due to its picturesque location, Silchar is also used as the gateway to the neighbouring areas of Manipur and Mizoram. Approximately 90% residents of Silchar are Bengalis who speak the Sylheti dialect, the rest being Bishnupriya Manipuri, Dimasa Kachari (Barman), Manipuri (Meitei), Marwaris, Assamese and some tribal groups like Nagas. Silchar is popularly known as Barak Valley. Download Silchar PDF Guide >
"Tea Capital of India" Jorhat Tourism Famous for its culture, mosques, tombs, gardens and most importantly - its tea plantations, Jorhat is also known as the tea capital of India. The beautiful, commercial, cultural and artistic city of Jorhat is the second largest inÊAssam. Tea plantation is the main agricultural activity of the city which also takes shape of a tourist attraction given its simple natural charm. There are as many as 135 tea gardens in Jorhat. Jorhat's rich culture and heritage combined with the numerous places to see makes it a major tourist attraction. Thengal Bhawan,Raja Maidam, Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary and Dhekiakhowa Bornamghar are some of the major places of interest here. The Dhekiakhowa Bornamghar is the oldest and the most famous place of worship in Assam, which attracts a lot of tourists every year. The river island ofÊMajuli, which is world's largest river island is just 20 km away from this town and it can be accessed by ferries fromNimati Ghat. Download Jorhat PDF Guide >
"A blend of natural and spiritual abundance" Goalpara Tourism Assam is considered one of the top tourist spots in all of India, thanks to its stunning landscape, picturesque hill towns and all around ataraxy. One such hidden gem of the state is the district of Goalpara. Goalpara not only gives you a let-out from the regular monotony of life with its natural wilderness, but it is also a popular pilgrimage place owing to its umpteen number of temples and rich culture. Stupas and monuments are the key highlights here. The place also offers myriad trekking, rock climbing and other adventure activities. Download Goalpara PDF Guide >
"Natural World Heritage Site" Manas National Park Tourism Manas National Park is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, a Project Tiger Reserve, an Elephant Reserve and a Biosphere Reserve in Assam. The only tiger reserve in Assam and also famous for the rare golden langur and the red panda, Manas is one of the best-kept national parks in India. Manas is recognized not only for its rich biodiversity but also for its spectacular scenery and natural landscape which includes a range of forested hills, alluvial grasslands and tropical evergreen forests. It's home to India's second-largest tiger population. It is also famous for its population of the Wild water buffalo. Manas harbours the maximum number of endangered species from India as listed in the IUCN Red Book.One can easily spot rhinos and tigers while sitting on an elephant. Forest officials arrange rides on elephants from Mathanguri for visitors to Manas. You can see tea pickers going about their job in groups during the tea season. Best time to see activity is October till first week of December and again from mid March onwards. Download Manas National Park PDF Guide >
"Tea city of India" Dibrugarh Tourism A major city in the northeastern region of India in line with cities like Guwahati and Bhubaneswar, Dibrugarh is the emerging communication and industrial hub of North East India. It is the largest city of Assam located 439 km from Guwahati. Deriving its name from the word "Dibrumukha", the name of the river 'Dibru' with the word 'mukh' meaning mouth, Dibrugarh, is a city and is the headquarters of the Dibrugarh district in the state of Assam in India. Dibrugarh is also one of the two main cities in the state of Assam to receive urban development aid from the Asian Development Bank and is the nerve centre of industry, communication and healthcare of the upper Assam region. The city of Dibrugarh is emerging as a popular destination for business and leisure trips for tourists from India and abroad. This city is loaded with nature and culture and is the destination to unwind yourself. Buridihing, a tributary of Brahmaputra, divides the Dibrugarh district from east-to-west. Buridihing flows through Naharkatia and Khowang, and at a later stage in its course, Buridihing acts as a divider between Dibrugarh and Sivasagar districts. This beautiful city is the gateway to the three tea-producing districts of Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, and Sivasagar. These three areas account for approximately 50% of India's Assam tea crop, and this gives Dibrugarh the rightly earned sobriquet as the "Tea City of India". Oil and timber are the other two big industries in and around Dibrugarh. Bogbeel Bridge - The longest train cum road bridge is located here. Download Dibrugarh PDF Guide >
Tinsukia Tourism Tinsukia is quite popular with the tourists as it serves as the gateway to nearby beautiful villages and wildlife sanctuaries. An important town ofAssam, it is quite popular with the tourists as well. It also serves as a base place to carry on with holidays to nearby cities. It is almost 500 km fromÊGuwahati. The Marut Nandan Kanan Park is a famous tourist spot here. The Shiv Dham, Dibru Saikhowa National Park and theBell Templeare other popular attractions of the city. Download Tinsukia PDF Guide >
Dispur Tourism Dispur is the beautiful capital of Assam packed with panoramic views, unique traditions and rich tribal culture. Declared as Assam's capital in 1973, the city houses some of the important buildings of the state like Assam Secretariat, State Emergency Operations Center and State Assemble House. Dotted with several Hindu temples, one can witness the distinctive culture of the state. Dispur is also famous as a tea auction market and is situated on the outer skirts of Guwahati at a mere distance of about 10 kms. Enriched in flora and fauna and adorned with beautiful weather throughout the year, visit Dispur to for a perfect vacation. Download Dispur PDF Guide >
"Bird-watchers Paradise" Dibru Saikhowa National Park Tourism Dibru Saikhowa National Park is one of those places which boast of a rich collection of flora and fauna, many of them endangered. It is one of the few remaining protected sites in the Endemic Bird Area of the Assamese Plains. Dibru Saikhowa National Park is a river island national park and one of the 19 biodiversity hotspots in the world. This National Park is situated 12 km north ofTinsukiain Assam. Of the seven parts of the park, one is a wetland and the rest is mainly covered with grasslands and dense forest. Animal life to be viewed in their natural habitat includes royal Bengal tiger, hoolock gibbons and leopards, it is also home to some restricted-range species, such as the White-winged Wood Duck, Bengal Florican, Lesser Adjutant Stork, spotted-billed Pelican, White-bellied Heron, Pallas's Fish Eagle, Swamp Partridge, Jerdon's Babbler, Black-breasted Parrotbill and Striated Grassbird. Marsh Babbler, Swamp Prinia and Yellow Weaver. There are no roads and hence no jungle safari or elephant rides for roaming in the park, so you can explore the park only by trekking, although boat service is available which can take you to various spots. Guijan Ghat and Saikhowa Ghat are the national park's entry points. Download Dibru Saikhowa National Park PDF Guide >
"An exciting Himalayan foothill" Nameri National Park Tourism Nameri national park is famous for its elephants and other animals including tigers, leopards, gaurs, wild pigs, sambars, etc. and also for being a bird watchers paradise. Safaris are available and are the most popular way to create a trip full of excitement, into the national park. Also, along with the rich fauna of the place, the lush and evergreen flora too, tends to enchant the visitors. Facilities for activities such as water rafting, fishing, swimming are available though permission from the forest department is essential for fishing. One can also dwell a little in peace and sunbathe in the area. The river in Nameri is full of a variety of fish. The Forest Department here conducts fishing related activities. Golden Masheer Fish is the famous fish of this region and measures 3-9 feet. It is also known as "Tiger of the Himalayan rivers". The river rafting is also held at the south-east side of the park on river Jai Bharali. The rafting route is 13 km long and takes around 3 hours. A great, tiring and enjoyable experience. Download Nameri National Park PDF Guide >
Sualkuchi Tourism Sualkuchi is a small sleepy village that displays the culture and traditions of Assam in its best form. The weaving village is however, best known for its skills and craftsmanship for producing one of the best kinds of silk in the state and thus earning its self a nickname of 'Manchester of East'. One can witness the ethnicity and rustic view of the village in form of the bamboo houses and walls covered with mud in order to maintain cool in summers and warmth in winters. Also rich in flora and fauna, Sualkuchi is an ecologically diverse area inhabiting not only the local exotic animals and birds but also varied species of migratory birds. Dotted with temples, namghars and monasteries at every step, the village is a wholesome package for tourists. Silkwork is yet another feather in Sualkuchi's hat. Some very fascinating and intricate designs are developed on the naturally golden Muga silk in the karkhanas or workshops that can be found beside almost every house. The village of Sualkuchi situated on the northern banks of River Brahmaputra with sprawling green hills all around is a beautiful place to visit, exhibiting a charm that will leave you completely awe-inspired. Download Sualkuchi PDF Guide >
Lilabari Tourism Lilabari is a small town located in North Lakhimpur inAssam. The town is famous for its waterfront, as it is situated on the left bank of Brahmaputra river and beautified with the breathtaking Dirang valley and Sela pass. Lilabari also has an airport which serves Arunachal Pradesh as well. Besides the beauty and serenity, this lovely town also offers best opportunities for adventure enthusiasts. People here get enthralled by indulging into trekking, hiking, mountaineering, angling, rafting, camping, boating and fishing. Lilabari is a perfect destination for adventure enthusiasts and lover of nature and serenity. Download Lilabari PDF Guide >
Karimganj Tourism Away from the blaring noises of cities, Karimganj is a small sleepy town of Assam steeped in the beauty of nature. Karimganj is the biggest city and administrative headquarter in the district. Situated in the southernmost part of the state, the region majorly consists of wetlands and farms for which it is known as the agriculture district in Assam. It serves as a perfect place to relax and unwind amid the lush green surroundings and besides the meandering rivers. It is an important centre of trade and commerce with important resources that it exports to several states and other countries. With a thick cover of trees, forest produces are a very important means of resource for the livelihood of the people. Karimganj has an intense pool of culture associated with local tribes, languages, and traditions that are exclusive to their place of origin. Sharing its border with Bangladesh, the town is adorned with two major rivers Kushiara and Longai. A long rumbling canal called Noti Khal is also featured by the place which helps connect the two rivers creating a balance of the water level. Dotted with not many tourist attractions, a visit to the town of Karimganj gives you the opportunity to connect with the nature. The several forests near the town are waiting to be explored while providing the natural habitat for wildlife and birds. Download Karimganj PDF Guide >
"Home to the Orang National Park" Orang National Park Tourism With one of the oldest game reserves of the state, The Orang National park located on the shores of river Brahmaputra, can be an exciting little bit of Assam with a huge variety of fauna finding its habitat here. Located in the beautiful and diverse state of Assam, Orang National park is the oldest game reserve in the state, situated on banks of river Brahmaputra. Orang will pleasantly surprise you with its rich variety of animals, birds and fishes and a similar abundance in flora. The park is known for its rhinoceros conservation has The Great Indian Rhinoceros and the famous Bengal Tiger. Apart from rhinos, one will find here the Great Indian Rhinoceros, porcupines, Bengal tigers, civets, water buffaloes, leopards and many more. A huge number and types of fishes are also present here. Along with this you can spot a number of birds in the park such as kingfishers, fishing eagles, woodpeckers, mallards , white pelicans and so on. A safari into the park will let you experience the refreshing beauty of the surroundings and vegetation as well as the enjoyment of watching such variety of wildlife. The park is also an important breeding ground for various fishes. Download Orang National Park PDF Guide >
"Beauty in and around" Diphu Tourism This picturesque town is a popular picnic spot with people from nearby cities coming here to enjoy the scenic beauty of the place. Other than being a pleasant and quiet getaway, Diphu has a lot of popular regions in and around attracting tourists. One can take trips to Singhason, Kohora , Khanduli and a number of such places. These areas will let you enjoy trekking, horse riding, bird watching etc. While in Diphu one can visit the Iskon temple, Shiva Mandir, Deopani Durga mandir and a few more. Download Diphu PDF Guide >
""Historical monuments- Forests -Vibrant Culture"" Bongaigaon Tourism An important city of Assam, it was the last capital of the Kamatapur Kingdom and home to many historical monuments of Assamese culture. Centrally located within the state, the city depicts a vibrant Assamese township and culture. The scenic beauty of Bongaigaon is well preserved. Some famous places of attractions areBagheswari temple, Rock Cut Cave and many other places. Although, the city is being developed, the natural habitat remains largely untouched. Bongaigaon city is also the entry point for the Manas National Park which is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site. Bongaigaon is also well known for its petro-chemical industry. Download Bongaigaon PDF Guide >
"Land of the Satras" Barpeta Tourism One of the major cities in Western Assam, located around 90 kilometres (56 mi) north west ofGuwahati, Barpeta derives its names from 'Bar' meaning big and 'Peta' meaning pond. Hence, as the name suggests, Barpeta means land of big ponds and in old days Barpeta was full of such ponds. Download Barpeta PDF Guide >
Hailakandi Tourism Hailakandi is a beautiful destination nestled in the heart of Barak Valley of Assam. It is a town with several legends attached to it and serves as a melting pot of various cultures and traditions, all existing at one place in great harmony with each other. This culturally rich place is also adorned nature's bounty serving as a perfect base for people looking for peace and tranquility. Owing to its religious significance, devotees flock to this place in large number. A visit to this place will help you to unwind and relax with a perfect natural setting all around. Blessed with thick cover of lush green forest, sprawling tea gardens, lovely fruit orchards and gurgling river, Hailakandi has many hidden troves waiting to be explored. Download Hailakandi PDF Guide >
Nalbari Tourism Located at the base of the eastern Himalayas in Assam, Nalbari is a perfect getaway to explore the wilderness of nature with its vast Paddy fields and dense forests. With Indo-Bhutan border marking the north boundary of the district while Brahmaputra River lying on its south, Nalbari is a place of experiencing culture and nature together. This place is also a land of worship, spirituality and many ancient temples attracting tourists not only from India but from across the globe to seek blessings. Also famous for its folk dances and music, Raas is a major festival in the area celebrated in the month of November in Hari Temple and is worth attending. Download Nalbari PDF Guide >
Darang Tourism One can experience the best of everything in Darang from spellbinding nature to a rich past and unique culture and heritage. Tthe place finds its roots dating back to 16th century with a mention in the Mahabharata. One can witness relics of the past displayed all over the place. Apart from that, Darang is also known for its spiritual aspect being home to several popular religious centers includingBar Masjid,Satrasand Thaans. With pleasant weather throughout the year, this beautiful district ofAssamis also adorned with large variety of flora and fauna carefully preserved in National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries. The place with so much to offer is definitely worth a visit! Download Darang PDF Guide >