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July 23, 2016

7 Things to Do and See When You Are In Assam

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The lively and eventful land of Assam owns a noteworthy spot in the atlas of India. Blessed with flawless natural beauty of the untamed, serene hamlets, and flourishing green tea yards, this North-Eastern state calls all excited traveler to bathe in its picturesque beauty. Let us now take a look at the best things that you can do and see while in Assam:

#1 Agnigarh
Agnigarh Fort the historical splendor is situated at a distance of approximately 189km from Guwahati, in Tezpur town of Sonitpur District.

#2 Da Parbatiya
Da Parbatiya is a tiny village near West Tezpur and the ruins seen here date back to 6th to 7th century. The temple complex has some of the oldest temple and a brick temple of Lord Shiva. The stone figurines on the remnants of Da-Parbatiya temple portray the attribute of the early Gupta School of carvings.

#3 Weavers’ Huts
Assam is very famous for its handloom industry and Sualkuchi is known as the ‘Manchester of Assam’. It is situated around 35km away from Guwahati. The weavers’ family live in this tiny block of Kamrup District and they weave the most excellent quality silk clothing in Assam.

#4 Ahom Kingdom
The main lure of Sivasagar is Karenghar, the very last palace of Ahom kings, in addition to the Rang Ghar, the coliseum. In case you are fond of birds then you can visit the Panidihing Bird Sanctuary and watch the birds there.

#5 Tea Fields
When you hear the word Assam then it is inevitable that tea fields come to your mind. Jorhat spellbinds you with its lush green hill slants of tea farms. It is during the months November to January the Tea Festival takes place.

#6 Satras of Majuli
The Satras are the indivisible portion of Assamese culture as well as the center of well sustained Assamese dances types, music plus dance drama.

#7 Kaziranga
The Kaziranga National Park is about 195 km from Guwahati. The most mesmerizing element of this famous UNESCO World Heritage Site is the existence of single horned rhinoceros.

#8 River Rafting
River rafting in Nameri National Park near the town of Tezpur meets the wants of adventure lovers absolutely.

#9 Machor Tenga and Duck Roast
Never miss out on this mouth watering Machor Tenga which is a sour non-veg dish prepared with fish.

#10 Shopping
The excellent handicrafts as well as customary handloom items make shopping in Assam a pleasant experience. Muga, pat as well as endi silks, bamboo in addition to cane ornamental items are products for you to look for.

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