Assam is a state in northeastern India known for its wildlife, archeological sites and tea plantations. In the west, Guwahati, Assam’s largest city, features silk bazaars and the hilltop Kamakhya Temple. Umananda Temple sits on Peacock Island in the Brahmaputra river. The state capital, Dispur, is a suburb of Guwahati. The ancient pilgrimage site of Hajo and Madan Kamdev, the ruins of a temple complex, lie nearby.
Assam is known for Assam tea and Assam silk. The state has conserved the one-horned Indian rhinoceros from near extinction, along with the wild water buffalo, pygmy hog, tiger and various species of Asiatic birds, and provides one of the last wild habitats for the Asian elephant
The name Assam is, according to some derived from the Sanskrit Asama, which means unequalled. They conquered and derive this present name ‘Assam’ from their name ‘Ahoms’.
Aloo Pitika – Comfort food of Assam! Aloo Pitika is a simple side dish accompanied to rice and dal. A soul food in its truest sense, aloo pitika is loved by all of Assam. It is essentially mashed potatoes with mustard oil, onion, coriander and salt.
The ancient Assam was ruled by several dynasties. In the early 350 CEto mid-12 CE the region was named as Kamarupa or Pragjyotishpur. It is also called the first historical kingdom of Assam.
Experience a River Dolphin Safari in the mighty river Brahmaputra along-with the jungle safaris in Kaziranga National Park. River dolphin safari becomes a popular activity and a must things to do in and around Kaziranga National Park.
Kaziranga National Park is known all over the world for successful conservation of Great One Horned Rhinoceros. It is also home to a number of threatened wild animals and migratory birds. The Kaziranga Landscape comprises of sprawling grasslands, numerous water Read More