10 Things to Do in Assam That You Shouldn't Miss

Assam (English: /əˈsæm/, /-sɑːm/  listen (help·info)) is a state in Northeast India, situated south of the eastern Himalayas along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys. Assam covers an area of 78,438 km (30,285 sq mi). The state is bordered by Bhutan and the state of Arunachal Pradesh to the north; Nagaland and Manipur to the east; Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram and Bangladesh to the south; and West Bengal to the west via the Siliguri Corridor, a 22 kilometres (14 mi) strip of land that connects the state to the rest of India.

1. Kamakhya Temple

Nilachal Hill, Guwahati 781010, India Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites
Excellent
58%
Good
29%
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4.5 based on 1581 reviews

Kamakhya Temple

Reviewed By Purnima09 - IndiaIndia

Majestic Kamakhya temple

Clean n serene exterior surroundings.Nice experience.This temple is situated on the top of the hill.This temple is very famous and tourist attraction of Assam.Oneof the oldest temple,very good place but over crowded..photography not allowed in the temple.

2. Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

| Marigaon, Guwahati, India Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
Excellent
46%
Good
42%
Satisfactory
10%
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1%
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1%
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4.5 based on 336 reviews

Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

Pobitora or Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife reserve in the Morigaon district of the state of Assam in India. It is located about 30 km east of Guwahati. The Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is about 48 km by road from Guwahati.

Reviewed By Soyanoya

Under threat from humans

This small area houses an unnaturally large number of rhinoceros, and as such, is a wonderful place to spot them, whether from elephant back or jeep. It was only declared a sanctuary in the late 80s I think, apparently at the behest of the local populatio

3. Brahmaputra River

India Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
Excellent
64%
Good
24%
Satisfactory
8%
Poor
1%
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3%
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4.5 based on 61 reviews

Brahmaputra River

One of the largest rivers in the world runs through Tibet, China, India and Bangladesh.

Reviewed By LaPaj - LALA

MV Mahabaahu cruise almost terrific

A comfortable enjoyable cruise of several days helped by an excellent crew with the naturalist, the paramedic, and director being particularly outstanding. Neena oversaw all details in this 'well-oiled' machine in an unobtrusive manner resulting in its sm

4. Sivasagar Pond

Sibsagar, India Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
Excellent
41%
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59%
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4.5 based on 12 reviews

Sivasagar Pond

Reviewed By Rajesh k - New Delhi, IndiaNew Delhi, India

Enjoy the cool breeze

Shivsagar tank is a man made tank built by Queen Ambika of Ahom Dynasty in 18th century. This tank is located besides the Shivadol temple, which was also constructed by her. The majestic tank is a marvelous piece of Ahom architecture. We visited the tank

5. Panimur Waterfalls

Lanka Shillong Road | 36 km from Lanka, Hojai, India Nature & Parks, Waterfalls
Excellent
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5 based on 3 reviews

Panimur Waterfalls

Reviewed By Mukul S - New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaNew Delhi, Delhi, India

Great experience

No one can imagine that in the middle of the jugle such a fantastic place is there. Locals and travelers to this region come here for picnic.

6. Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary

Jorhat, India Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
Excellent
52%
Good
27%
Satisfactory
17%
Poor
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4 based on 47 reviews

Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary

Reviewed By Fanny L - Singapore, SingaporeSingapore, Singapore

Capped langurs, stump-tailed macaque and hoolock gibbons

The park is deep inside a few tea plantations, wonder if the plantation use any pesticide that would affect the sanctuary’s eco-system. There is little visible protection from our visits. Seems like a forgotten park, signage looks like been there for half

7. Chitralekha Udyan

Mahabhairab, Tezpur 784001, India Nature & Parks
Excellent
39%
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4 based on 33 reviews

Chitralekha Udyan

Reviewed By karikor1 - Shillong, IndiaShillong, India

Cole Park

This 100+ year old garden was commonly known as Cole Park and is the most beautiful and well maintained park in Tezpur, the City of Blood. It is located near the banks of the Brahmaputra and is pleasant to go for walks. The lake inside along with the chil

8. Mahabhairab Temple

On Hill Top, Tezpur 784001, India Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
34%
Good
52%
Satisfactory
10%
Poor
4%
Terrible
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4 based on 46 reviews

Mahabhairab Temple

Reviewed By Footprints727663

Famous Temple

I went to Mahabhairab Temple. Shivratri is the main festival that is celebrated with full grandeur and people from all over the country come to attend the festival. The temple was built during 8th to 10th century A. D. Cement-concrete idol of Ganesh and H

9. Agnigarh Hill

Sonitpur District | Bank of the River Brahmaputra, Tezpur 784001, India Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks, Gardens, Historic Sites More
Excellent
32%
Good
47%
Satisfactory
17%
Poor
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Terrible
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4 based on 84 reviews

Agnigarh Hill

Reviewed By HarishAsTraveler - Bengaluru, IndiaBengaluru, India

Park over the hill with good view point

Hill is developed with park and stairs to climb.On top of the hill one can view the bridge and the river Brahmaputra.One can enjoy sunset from this point.Else they can move towards river view and can enjoy sunset.

10. Kalia Bhomora Setu

Over Brahmaputra River, Tezpur, India Sights & Landmarks, Bridges
Excellent
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4 based on 37 reviews

Kalia Bhomora Setu

Reviewed By karikor1 - Shillong, IndiaShillong, India

Bridge over the Brahmaputra

This is the longest bridge I have ever come across. It was completed in 1987 and is 3.105 meters long across the mighty Brahmaputra and connects Koliabor and Tezpur. It is the lifelife of many cities and villages in Upper Assam and Arunanchal Pradesh.Watc

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