Religious Places in India include the Char Dham, the Golden Temple, Vaishno Devi, Tirupati Balaji. Puri, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri, Gangotri, Dwarka and Rameswaram make up the Char Dham pilgrimage sites. Haridwar and Varanasi are famous religious places in India since the ancient times. Shirdi, Vrindavan, Ajmer are popularly known for religious tourism in India. Bodh Gaya and Mcleodganj are other spiritual sites with Buddhist connection that one must visit.
"Andhra's temple town" Tirupati Tourism The very name Tirupati is enough to evoke strong spiritual feelings, and while the name ?God?s Abode? indeed does justice to the place, Tirupati has quite a few other tourist attractions as well that make it a city worth visiting. Situated in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, Tirupati is one of the most popular pilgrimage centres in the country. Home to many heritage sites, and a plethora of ancient temples and monuments, Tirupati is one of the oldest cities of India, and finds mention in plenty of ancient texts. The primary attraction of Tirupati is, of course, the Sri Venkateshwara Temple, which is the highlight of the town. The non-stop chanting of ?Om Namo Venkatesaya?, the mad pilgrim rush, the heavy security surrounding the entire area, and the awe-inspiring 8-feet tall idol of Lord Venkateshwara ? everything about the Sri Venkateshwara Temple is majestic and overwhelming. Spread over an area of 26 kilometres, the temple is also commonly referred to as the Temple of Seven Hills, as it is located in Tirumala, a little hill town home to the Tirumala Hills, which comprise of seven peaks. The Sri Venkateshwara Temple is situated on the seventh hill and is a religious landmark where thousands of people come to pay their respects every day. This temple is the wealthiest temple in the entire Indian subcontinent, owing mainly due to the fact that it receives a staggering number of donations each day. Standing under a gilded dome and looking up at the gigantic idol of Lord Venkateshwara adorned with flowers, gold and diamonds is a marvellous spiritual experience in itself ? it is much like chancing upon serenity amidst a lot of chaos, and it is a feeling you won?t forget anytime soon. There are other temples in Tirupati too that you can visit, including the Sri Kalahasti temple, Sri Govindarajaswami Temple, the Kondandarama Temple, the Parashurameshwara Temple,
"The land of Sai Baba" Shirdi Tourism The home of great saint Sai Baba, Shirdi is a religious site close toNasikwith various temples apart from the famous Sai Baba temple and a few historical sites. Located in the Ahmednagar district ofMaharashtra, Shirdi holds a strong importance as a holy and pilgrim place by Sai Baba devotees. The small town is filled with religious spots and activities which will soothe and calm your soul on its visit. The air here carries chants lingering with spirituality and the whole grandness about the same too will leave you spellbound. There are many religious places to be seen in Shirdi such asChavadi,Samadhi Mandir,Dwarkamaimasjid, Shani Shignapur, to name a few. Download Shirdi PDF Guide >
"The Bridge on the Indian Ocean" Rameswaram Tourism Rameshwaram is one of the holiest places in India and is located on a beautiful island. It is separated by a small Pamban channel from Sri Lanka. According to the Hindu mythology, this is the place where Lord Rama created a bridge across the sea to Sri Lanka. Rameshwaram is located on a beautiful island in the lower side of India. Lord Shiva too is worshipped in this place. Renowned for its magnificent prakaras with massive sculptured pillars on either side, The Ramanathaswamy Temple houses the longest corridor in the world. Agniteertham is famous for its sacred waters and Pilgrims perform poojas in honour of their ancestors at this seashore. The Five-faced Hanuman Temple holds the floating stone which was used to build the bridge between India and Sri Lanka. Download Rameswaram PDF Guide >
"Ganges' wave of religion and spirituality" Haridwar Tourism No spiritual journey can ever be considered complete without a visit to Haridwar, one of the holiest pilgrimage sites for Hindus. Literally meaning 'the abode of Lord Vishnu', Haridwar, located in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, is a land of legends and myths. Considered as one of the seven holiest cities in India, Haridwar sees millions of people flock to it every year to pay their respects to the Lord, or to wash away their sins. However, with the passage of time, Haridwar has evolved from being a mere religious city to a multifaceted cultural and spiritual centre, and only after exploring Haridwar will you realize that there is a lot more to the city than just visiting temples and taking a dip in the holy Har ki Pauri. Haridwar has a perennial mystical air around i, and is the perfect holiday option for anyone seeking spiritual connection as well as a chance to indulge in and get closer to nature. Har Ki Pauri is, of course, the most visited place in Haridwar. Har ki Pauri is essentially a ghat built by King Vikramaditya in the memory of his brother, and the location is thronged by devotees all year round. Every evening, as the sun goes down, the Ganga aarti is performed at the ghat, turning the place into a glittering, sensory spectacle. With flaming torches and ringing bells wherever you look, the evening aarti at Har ki Pauri is a mesmerising event that should in no way be missed out on. Other ghats in Haridwar that you can visit are the Gau ghat and the Vishnu Ghat. A place of historical significance in Haridwar is the Bhimgoda Kund/Tank. Situated a short distance away from Har ki Pauri, legend has it that the Pandavas stopped to drink water in Haridwar on their way to the Himalayas, and Bhimgoda was the place where Bhim drew water using just his knee, thus giving birth to its name. It is a famous tourist attraction in Haridwar and dra
"The Holy Caves" Vaishno Devi Tourism Located in Trikuta hills, 13 km fromKatraat the height of 1560 m above sea level with bright clouds and thinning air, this town is the holy cave temple of Mata Vaishnodevi, with spirituality and vibrancy lingering in the atmosphere. Revered and highly believed in, thousands of Pilgrims visit each year to seek blessings and show unflinching faith in this temple. Vaishno Devi is a religious trekking destination where pilgrims walk about 13 km uphill to reach the little caves which is among one of the 108 Shakti Peetha. Vaishno Devi, also known as Mata Rani is a manifestation of Durga, a Goddess according to Hindu mythology. The trek itself is very enjoyable, though it might be a little difficult for kids and elderly people. However, ponies and palanquins are available by various vendors to take you there at the top. The whole way is decently paved with lots of shops selling snacks, food items and various religious goods. The pilgrims show their dedication and enthusiasm by shouting slogans and singing songs in the praise of Maa Vaishnavi all along the road. Overall, a great place if you are inclined towards both Hinduism and nature. Download Vaishno Devi PDF Guide >
"Rath Yatra and the Beaches" Puri Tourism One of the four must-visit pilgrimage sites for Hindus (Char-Dham), Puri is a beach city with its most famous attraction as the Jagannath temple. Known as the resting place of Lord Shiva, Puri in the state of Orissa is situated alongside the coast of Bay of Bengal. This town is home to one of the most sacred temples in Hindu mythology, the Jagannath Temple. The majestic history and heritage of Puri date back to the 3rd century B. C. Puri, Konark and Bhubaneshwar complete the Golden Triangle of Orissa, with their religious significance and cultural heritage being the centres of tourism in this state. There are a lot of places near Puri that one must visit, like theChilika lake,Puri beach, Gundicha Ghar and the very famous Sun temple of Konark. Puri is soon turning into an industrial hub with major manufacturing companies coming here. The Rath Yatra(chariot festival) which takes place during the month of June-July should not be missed if you are planning to visit during this time. Download Puri PDF Guide >
"Buddha, Mahabodhi Tree and the land of Nirvana" Bodh Gaya Tourism One of the most important pilgrimage sites for Buddhists, Bodhgaya is a village in the state of Bihar. It was here under the Bodhi tree that Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment. The place is bustling with pilgrims all through the year who come to pay their homage in the monasteries, shrines and temples. It also attracts tourists from India and abroad owing to its magnificent Buddha statue, the Mahabodhi Temple and the Bodhi tree. Bodh Gaya is the very place that houses the Mahabodhi tree, under which Gautam Buddha meditated and attained enlightenment. TheMahabodhi templebuilt near the Mahabodhi tree is highly revered and it is an enriching experience to visit the temple. One can still find the remnants and descendants of the original Mahabodhi Tree. Bodh Gaya is the single biggest pilgrimage for all sects of Buddhists throughout the world. It is now one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and a lot of foreign countries including Japan and China have helped the Indian government in building facilities for the Buddhist pilgrims. Bodh Gaya also has other various temples and monasteries dedicated to Buddhism. Located near the river Neranjana, Bodh Gaya was earlier known as Uruwela. It was also known as Sambodhi, Vajrasana or Mahabodhi until the 18th century CE. A trip to Bodh Gaya provides valuable insights into the culture of Indian religious philosophies and also showcases some architectural masterpieces that would leave one spellbound. Download Bodh Gaya 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 >