if you are looking for the most beautiful places to visit in Assam, you’re at the right place. travellers are going gaga over the northeastern part of India & we all know why. we mean, how often do we lose our hearts over the surreal beauty of Assam reels on our IG feed? quite often, we must say.
we teens are super curious to go out and explore the world on our own, to travel, meet strangers, bond with them makes us live a little bit more. if you are planning an escape to the magical city of Assam, you must go through this blog to learn everything before you pay a visit. so what are you waitin’ for? let’s just dive right in and take a virtual tour of the most beautiful city there is.
top 13 tourist places in Assam that should be on your next ‘to visit’ list.
- Kakochang Waterfalls
- Umananda Island
- Kamakhya Temple
- Haflong Lake
- Kaziranga National Park
- Majauli island
- Panimoor Falls
- Guwahati Planetarium
1. Kakochang Waterfalls
a great trip always starts with a breathtaking sight, doesn’t it? if you are ready to get your breath taken, we recommend you start your trip with the surreal beauty of kakochang waterfalls. everything about the place is quite magical, whether we talk about the scenery of water falling from a height that great or the peaceful sound of water hitting the rocks. you can simply sit there, capture a few pictures for your stories (of course to impress your crush :p)
you can also climb a bit and enjoy a refreshing bath in nature’s shower. but but but, the only thing is the height is quite dangerous so please make sure to have safety before you climb up. selfies and climbing usually don’t go so well together. So don’t forget to pay a visit to one of the most famous tourist places to visit in Assam, okay?
Assam is most known for its lush green garden and tea garden. Come on, how many ads have you seen with Assam tea, like pretty much every tea ad has the name Assam attached to it, right? so if you are a chai fan, there is more than one reason for you to visit this place. imagine smelling the fresh tea leaves while you stroll through the garden, makes a killer Instagram story, for sure.
clean fresh air and smelling through the leaves while you finally stumble on that one smell you wanna take home. make sure to get some freshness packed for your tea lover parents or friends. this is literally the best souvenir you can grab from the city. also, there is an airport linked to the city, so if you are planning to visit Guwahati, there’s nothing better than it.
now this is a really cool place and it would be a shame if you go without visiting it. we know you want to get a ton of replies on your stories asking what place is that, so here’s that one underrated place that you have been looking for. this dope pilgrimage in Assam gives you a sneak peek of the ancient architecture that comes with a religious significance. the place is kinda small and cosy but smells of pure freedom away from all the liabilities and complexities.
while in Hajo, do not forget to pay a visit to the spectacular Hajo Powa Macca and Hayagriva Madhavan mandir. the place is situated just 24 km away from Guwahati, you can also enjoy the sight of the serene river Brahmaputra. make sure to take out some time and visit this magical place and learn about the religion a bit.
4. Umananda Island
we understand that no man is an island but we also know that all men certainly love the island, don’t we? living in the chaos of the city makes us crave peace the most. Imagine being surrounded by the chirps of the beautiful birds, watching the water waves flow by and just swinging peacefully enjoying the vibe. We truly die for that thing, and Umananda island can provide it to you.
also known as peacock island by the British, you can easily access the island by Guwahati. catch a boat or a yacht to spend some quality time wrapped in mother nature. the island is dedicated to lord shiva which means tourists and shiva bhakts from all around the country visit the island often. an evening at the most beautiful place in Assam is all you need to fall in love with it.
5. Kamakhya Temple
no matter how chill you are, visiting the temple is a must. we believe that a temple reflects a lot about the city, you don’t really have to be a believer or a religious lover to believe in a temple. sometimes, you also visit a temple for how peaceful it is. add a Lil flavour to your trip by adding this temple to your travel diary.
this temple is also known to be one of the 51 shakti peeths situated in the country. it is also believed by the locals that the temple helps in protecting the city and its visitors from any evil sight or vibe. Lord Shiva and Daksha Yagna are the two major gods of the temple. and here comes the most interesting part, if you believe in tantras and tantriks, this place will be especially intriguing for you. there are a ton of stories that you can hear about the tantriks and the rituals they have performed. however, make sure to record the stories after taking the permission of the storyteller. we’re sure this place has all your attention now, doesn’t it? so do not hesitate to pay a visit to this famous tourist place in Assam
6. Haflong Lake
imagine being surrounded by the tall mountains and witnessing the sight of a serene river flowing by, sounds too good to be true doesn’t it? well, get used to getting pampered cause you deserve it and this trip will give it all to you. this magical nest is right in the heart of Assam and is a must-visit for all travellers. you can enjoy a hot cup of Assamese tea while soaking in the beautiful sight of the place.
also, if you are a watersports fan, DO NOT forget to visit. you can simply enjoy boating or go fishing with your loved ones. there are also several water sports that you can explore once you have visited the place. act like a true explorer, ask around and you might find the hidden gem worth making everyone adore the beautiful state of Assam.
7. Kaziranga National Park
you’ve literally put enough stories about people acting like a snake to you. Now it’s time you put stories of actual snakes cause well, you’re taking a trip to one of the most visited places in Assam, Kaziranga national park. regarded to be a heaven for animal lovers, you can witness diverse species and click them. if you are a nature enthusiast, brace your hearts cause you will fall in love with it pretty hard.
while in the park, you can see animals like Bengal tigers, Bengal foxes, one-horned rhinoceros, swamp deer, Chinese pangolins. Honestly, the list is quite long and we would want you to explore it once you visit the place. there’s also a quiet park where you can sit and relax once you have walked to meet your animal friends. Kaziranga is indeed the most beautiful place to visit in Assam.
8. Majauli Island
If you are looking to visit one of the most prominent riverine islands in the world, you’re in luck cause you can simply find one in Assam. If you are a fan of the movie- the adventure, you might as well witness it over here because, during the monsoon, a part of the island submerges underwater. however, the major and the most significant part of the island remains unaffected and gives a perfect glimpse of thrill to its visitors.
no matter how many places you have visited while in the city, you can just never get done with the serenity of the island. whether you are a travel blogger looking to give some juicy places to your readers or a teen looking for peace, you will get it all over here so make sure to visit the most beautiful place in Assam.
9. Panimoor Falls
if you are a fan of bollywood movies, you’ve got to visit the magical falls in haflong. if you are down for a road trip one day, you can take a trip to Panimoor falls cause it is situated almost 100 km away from the town. the water falling from great heights makes this scene quite poetic and trust us, it makes the dopest Instagram story.
you can also relax for a bit here and just enjoy the sight while munching on your favourite snack. you can also hop in the waterfall and enjoy a refreshing bath but make sure to be very careful. if you are visiting Assam, make sure to visit the best tourist place in Assam.
sitting on the bank of river Barak, Silchar is the enchanting dream place you can visit. this second largest town in Assam is all about lush greenery, serene lakes and adventurous places. you can start your day by visiting the mysterious Maniharan tunnel or stroll through the history of Badarpur fort. if you are looking to escape into utter peace, you can sit amidst dolu lake and simply watch the water flowing.
do not forget to explore the street food of the place, you actually might get some good suggestions. Silchar is a quaint town with handmade goods and impeccable weather which makes it one of the most beautiful places in Assam. so honestly, you simply cannot miss out on this beaut.
you know there are many many reasons why visitors all around the world visit northeast India but peace and calmness is the most important one. you can get away from the hustle-bustle of your lives so easily and while we’re talking about peace, Tinsukia is one of the best tourist destinations in Assam.
life over here is quite different from the life that we live in our cities. although you’ll get all the facilities, the homes etc are gonna be quite rustic. You can also live in a hut if you wish to. Start your morning by witnessing the beautiful sunrise in the morning, listening to the birds singing. the bang on wildlife sanctuaries and village lifestyle.
12. Guwahati planetarium
how do we react when we hear the word stargazing? We go gaga, don’t we? if you are an astronomy lover, make sure to quickly make a visit to the Guwahati Planetarium. you can not only learn about space in the most interesting manner there is, but you can also watch some of the breath-taking scenes from space and witness the phenomena like the solar eclipse, meteor showers and many more things. nope, we’re absolutely not kidding on this one.
if you are a hardcore fan, you can also check if the planetarium is hosting any seminars or exhibitions at the time of your visit. the surreal beauty makes it one of the most beautiful places in Assam.
so fellas, get your traveller shoes on and dive into the beauty that Assam has to offer. You don’t really need any reason to explore beautiful places, once in a while, all we need is to get away from the noise and wrap ourselves amidst nature.
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