Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Assam located in the north eastern part of India is one of the most visited state of this region. The majestic charm of this state attracts the travelers from different parts of the world. The splendid view and the mesmerizing beauty of Assam casts its magic on every traveler.
The amazing state of Assam is known worldwide for its one horned rhino. The rich wild world of this state is very appealing. The thick forest and the green valleys are a home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. This place is like a paradise for the wildlife enthusiasts. Here one can see the different species of endangered animals and birds in their natural habitat. Tourists also know this state as the Shangri-La of north-east India. Kaziranga national park, Manas and Orang national parks, Pobitora wildlife sanctuary, Nambor wildlife sanctuary and Bornadi wildlife sanctuary are some of the best places to go on a wild safari.
Hill Stations Tour:
The state of Assam has some of the most serene and graceful hill stations of India. The breathtaking elegance and the calm atmosphere is very popular among the holiday-makers and young honeymooning couples. Both international and domestic travelers come here to relax their senses and to escape the hustle and bustle of the crowded cities. A trip of these hill station will prove to be very rejuvenating. The snow covered mountains and the lush green valleys are an added charm. Jatinga, Diphu, Umrangshu, Maibong and Haflong are the most visited hill stations of this state.
India is a vast country that has many pilgrim centers located in every state and Assam is no different from it. There are many temples and Buddhist monasteries located in this state. They are a part of the cultural heritage of this l;and and are an in built part of its ancient past. Devotees from every corner of the world visit this state to seek the blessings of the God. Most of these temples are situated very near to the banks of Brahmaputra river. Even the architecture of these temples and monasteries are very majestic. Kamakhya Devi temple, Basistha, Hajo, Mahabhairav and Balaji temple are most popular pilgrim centers of this state.
Brahmaputra which is one of the largest rivers of world is the perfect destination to try yous hands in some spine chilling adventure sports while visiting Assam. Adventure lovers from all around the globe come to this state to experience the thrill in the waters of this river. They are also a good way to promote the tourism in this calm state. Gradually Assam has gained importance as the new destination in India for these sports.
River rafting, angling, boat racing golf, mountaineering, trekking, mountain biking, para sailing, hang gliding and river cruises are the most preferred and most popular adventure sports to try in Assam.
The monuments located in the state of Assam are the true architectural marvels. They reflect the traditional past of this colorful land and are very integral to its heritage. There are many historical monuments in this state. Some of them also belong to the medieval times. Shakti pilgrim spot, Assam state museum, Raidongia dol, Namdong stone bridge, Sibsagar tank, Gargaon palace, Pancharatna rock cut caves and Lachit Borphukan's maidam are the most well know historical monuments of this state.
Make your holidays memorable by visiting the beautiful state of Assam.