Come to Tashila Tours & Travels to indulge yourself in the most enthralling experience of your life. Spreading across the fertile valley of Brahmaputra, Assam is a melting pot of different cultures, languages and religions. It has something to offer to everyone with its lush green forest covers, exotic species of animals and birds and various ancient archaeological sites. One can enjoy boating in the Brahmaputra River or explore the treasures hidden in the wide-ranging forests. Located in the Nilachal hill is the famous Shakti shrine of Kamakhya, one of the major religious centers for Tantra worshippers. One can also experience the rich culture and tradition of Assam by visiting several famed Hindu monasteries.
Places To Visit in Assam:
- Guwahati: Situated on the Southern bank of the River Brahmaputra, Guwahati is one of the fast developing cities of Assam. It is a gateway to the North Eastern states of India.
- Kamakhya Temple: At the top of Nilachal Hill is located the Kamakhya Temple. This Pre Aryan temple is a famous ancient seat of Tantric and shakti Cults of Hinduism.
- Shankardev Kalakshetra: Shankardev Kalakshetra is known for its beautiful museum, Namghar (Assamese prayer Hall) and an open-air theatre. The museum contains the masks, traditional dresses and jewelry of all the tribes in North East India.
- Guwahati War Cemetery: It was built by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission as a tribute to war victims.
- Tezpur: The legendry town of Tezpur is now the headquarters of Sonitpur district of Assam. It was earlier known as Sonitpur, the Kingdom of legendary King Banasura.
- Agnigarh: Deriving its name from the Sanskrit words Ã¢€˜AgniÃ¢€™(fire) and Ã¢€˜garhÃ¢€™(fortress), the Agnigarh hill is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Tezpur.
- Mahabhairav Temple: This ancient Shiva Temple is situated in the heart of Tezpur town. It is a major attraction during Shivaratri frequented by devotees from around the country.
- Kaziranga National Park: Most famous for One Horn Rhinoceros, Kaziranga National Park contains several endangered species including Indian Elephant(Elephant Maximus), Tiger(Panthera tigris), Hoolock Gibbon (Bunipithecus hoolock), Gang es dolphin (Platanista gangetica), Sambar (Cervusunicolor), Barasingha or Swamp Deer (duvauceli), etc. It also houses over 500 species of birds including 25 species of globally threatened category.
- Majuli Island: It is the cultural capital and the foundation place of Assamese civilization from the past 500 years. It still contains about 22 of the original 65 monasteries.
- Sibsagar: Situated at a distance of 360 km in the east of Guwahati, it was earlier known as Rangpur, famous historic relic. The town of Sibsagar derived its name from the famous Sivsasagar Tank and temples.
- Rang Ghar: Rang Ghar is a unique two-storied structure earlier used to be the royal sports pavilion of the Ahom Kings. It was constructed by 34th Ahom king Pramatta Singha in 1746.
- Tolatol Ghar: It was the capital and military station of the Ahom kings. Originally constructed by Ahom king Rudra Singha in 1699, it was later renovated by King Rajeswar Singha between 1751 and 69.
- Shiva Dole: The Shiva Dole was constructed by second queen of Shiva Singha known as Ambika in 1734. It is the tallest Shiva Temple in whole North East India.
- Shivasagar Tank (Barpukhuri): Spread across an area of 129 acres, it was constructed by second queen of Shiva Singha queen Ambika in 1734. The water level of the tank never changes and remains above the level of the town all the time.
- Kareng Ghar (The Gargaon Palace): Originally made from wood and stones, later King Pramatta Singha constructed a brick wall of about 5 km in 1747. The present Brick palace was rebuilt by King Rajeshwar Singha in 1752.
- Charaideo Maidan: The tombs of King and Queen at Charaideo Hillock are equivalent to the pyramids of Egypt in the grandeur and beauty. It was the first Capital of Ahom Kingdom established by King Sui- Ka - Pha.