Most visted Tourist places in ASSAM,INDIA

1.Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park

 Kaziranga National Park  a world heritage site, the park hosts two-thirds of the world’s Great One-horned rhinoceros. Kaziranga also boasts the highest density of tigers among the protected areas in the world and was declared a Tiger Reserve in 2006. Though sighting of tigers are difficult because of the tall grasses that provide excellent camouflage, their presence can be felt everywhere by way of pug marks, kills and territorial markings. The park is home to large breeding populations of elephants, wild water buffalo and swamp deer.
"Kaziranga excites the senses, arrests the soul. It beckons a visit"

2.Manas National Park

Manas National Park

Lying down on the Himalaya foothills in the state of Assam, Manas National Park or Manas Wildlife Sanctuary is a striking wildlife habitat in India that adds in the beauty of its magnificent landscape. The park was also announced as a Natural World Heritage (in danger) Site by UNESCO. Not only this, it is also being named as Tiger Reserve, Elephant Reserve and Biosphere Reserve, as the park is fully occupied with large number of tigers, elephants and other fauna & flora species. It's a beautiful paradise on earth, always pampered by visitors due to its rich wildlife. Common wildlife species like the Golden Langur, Pygmy Hog, Hispid Hare, Assam Roofed Turtle, Wild Water Buffaloes, etc., are other main attractions of the park that draw many tourists from all over the world. 

3.Kamakhya Temple

Kamakhya Temple

One of the 51 Shakti Peeths in India, the Kamakhya Temple carries a myth to protect devotees from evil eyes. It’s one of the most popular and famous tourist places in Assam for pilgrims and tourists alike owing to its amazing Tantric adoration. Located atop Nilachal Hills, this temple’s main deity is Lord Shiva and Daksha Yagna (Death Incarnation).

4.Majuli Isand

Majuli Isand

Majuli is the biggest river island in the world which is located on the Brahmaputra River in the state of Assam. This island is formed by the River Subansiri in the north and River Brahmaputra in the south. It has been known as the cultural capital of Assam ever since the 16th century. The main village of the Majuli Isand is Naghmar where many events and festivals are being held even today. This place being pollution free and covered by greenery on all sides is an environment-friendly destination. The festivals celebrated here are very colorful and vibrant which is the prime cause for which tourists from different parts of the country travel to this location. Raas Purnima is one such important event which people celebrate here in a grand manner. It is lovely to see the dance performance which is being organized on this day based on the life of Lord Krishna. The Paal Naam and Bathow Puja are the other notable festivals of Majuli. The destination has 22 Vaishnava Satras which were established during the 15th century. Many travelers visit these Satras each year and they are also the most famous tourist spots of the region. Some of the important Satras here are Dakhinpat Satra, Kamalabari Satra, and Garamurh Satra. Bird watching is another attraction which you will enjoy on your visit here.

5.Kakochang Waterfalls

Kakochang Waterfalls

Cascading down furiously between the rubber and coffee plantations of Jorhat, the Kakochang Waterfalls are a magnificent wonder of nature. The main waterfall is located 13 km from the Bokakhat in Jorhat and attracts tourists in great numbers year round. Apart from providing a refreshing retreat and a great subject for shutterbugs, this waterfall gives splendid views of the ruins of Numaligarh and lush green tea plantations. Located close to the Kaziranga National Park, Kakochang is among the must visit Assam points of interest.

6.Nameri National Park

Nameri National Park

Nameri National Park is a beautiful place, located in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas in the Sonitpur district of the state of Assam.In 1978, the forest was declared as a Reserve forest. Nameri Reserve forest was declared as wildlife Sanctuary in 1985. Total area of the park is about 137 Km.
Nameri wildlife Sanctuary was declared as National Park in 1998. Total area of the park is about 200 Km2. In 1999, Pakhui-Nameri was declared an interstate tiger reserve under Project Tiger.
It is one of the richest and most threatened reservoirs of plant and animal life in the world. Nameri tourist attractions are its reach wildlife in which birds, mammals and reptiles are covered. Birding in Nameri national park is very good with about 370 bird species.
Nameri National Park is the natural home to the White-winged wood duck. The national park is also home to a substantial population of elephants.The floral wealth of the park is extremely diverse and a significant part of its ecosystem. Some of the commonly found tree species include Bombax ceiba, Dalbergia sisoo, Sterculia villosa, Trewia nudiflora, Zizyphus jujuba, Litsaea polyantha, etc. Among the non-aquatic grassland species the prominent are Phragmites karka, Arundo donax, Imperatacylindrical and Saccarum.
Nameri National Park is the second tiger reserve of Assam and is also important for the conservation of elephants, apart from the 30 species of mammals recorded in this area.

The rich wildlife includes Tiger, Black bear, elephant, Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Indian Bison, Pangolin, Indian wild dog, deer, Civet Cat, Capped Langur, Jackals etc. Various species of birds such as the endangered white winged wood duck, four species of Hornbill, butterflies and reptiles are also found here.

The favorite activities or the major attractions of Nameri National Park includes river rafting, which is a very popular way to enjoy one’s time at the park and catch a glimpse of the unique species of birds found here.

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