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Assam one of the seven sister States of India

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Assam is a State of India which lies in the north eastern part of India (located in the South eastern range of Himalaya).

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Capital: Dispur located on the outskirts of its largest city, Guwahati.

Area of Assam

Area of Assam is 30,285 square miles or in Kilometer (78,438 km²).

Neighboring States of Assam

There are six neighboring States of Assam namely Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram comprising they are called Seven Sister States. These States are connected via a narrow strip in West Bengal called the Siliguri Corridor or “Chicken’s Neck” to the rest of India (See image below).

Siliguri Corridor or Chickens Neck

Place of Interest in Assam

  • Guwahati City Tour
  • » State Zoo-cum-Botanical Garden
    » Assam State Museum
    » Balaji Temple of Tirupati
    » Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra
    » The Saraighat Bridge
    » Dighalipukhuri
    » Planetarium
    » Lachit Barphukan Park
    » Guwahati Oil Refinery
    » Guwahati University)

  • Guwahati to Kaziranga National Park Tour
  • Chandubi Lake


National Park

  • Kaziranga National Park
  • Dibru-Saikhowa National Park
  • Manas national Park
  • Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park
  • Nameri National Park

Wildlife Sanctuaries

  • Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Borail Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Laokhowa Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Burachapori Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Hollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Pani-Dihing Bird Sanctuary
  • Sonai Rupai Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Chakrasila Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bherjan-Borajan-Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Marat Longri Wildlife Sanctuary
  • East Karbi Anglong Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Nambor –Doigrung Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Dehing Patkai Wildlife Santuary

Temples & Monuments in and around Guwahati

  • Kamakhya Temple
  • Umananda Temple
  • Nabagraha Temple
  • Mahabhairab Temple
  • Basisthashram
  • Satra
  • Madan Kamdev
  • Poa-Mecca

Temples & Monuments in and around Tezpur

  • Da-Parbatia
  • Agnigarh

Festivals Celebrated

In Assam people enjoy and celebrates various festivals from Holi to Eid, Durga puja to Christmas. But some of the local festivals of Assam that have been celebrated since ancestor are as follows:

  • Bihu Festival
  • Me-Dum-Me-Phi
  • Ambubachi Mela
  • Baishagu
  • Jonbeel Mela
  • Rajini Gabra & Harni Gabra
  • Bohaggiyo Bishu
  • Ali-Ai-Ligang
  • Rongker and Chomangkan
  • Baikho
  • Dosa Thoi! Long Nai
  • Dehing Patkai Festival
  • Tea Festival
  • Elephant Festival
  • Rongali Utsav festival

How to get here:

  • Air
  • Rail
  • Road

Transportation within Assam

These transports cover the entire cities of Assam covering the neighboring States

Assam State Transport Corporation
Private operator tourist bus services also offer luxury buses and cars for hire.
Indian Railways network to connect Guwahati and rest of India

Where can I stay in Guwahati

Aaditya Riverview Guest House Guwahati

2 Star Hotels

Royal Heritage
Amrit Regency
Hotel Mahalaxmi
Hotel Aarian Aatithya
Hotel Lake View Inn

3 Star Hotels

Hotel Centre Point
Ginger Hotel Guwahati
Hotel Ambarish Grand Residency Guwahati
Hotel Nandan
Prag Continental
Hotel Kiranshree Portico
Hotel Brahmaputra Ashok
Hotel Lilawati Grand
Rains Inn
Vishwaratna Hotel
Hotel Ambarish
Hotel Rituraj
Agnee Deep Continental
Hotel Alpine Continental
Hotel Polo Towers
The Majestic Hotel

4 Star Hotels

Hotel Dynasty Guwahati
Landmark Hotel Guwahati
Rajmahal Hotel Guwahati

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