Assam is one of the most pictorial Indian states. Covering an area of about 30,285 sq miles, it shares its border with Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, and Manipur to the east; Bhutan to the north; Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura, and Bangladesh to the south; and finally, West Bengal to the west. Get a compact trip plan to enjoy exploration from your guide.
Dispur, the capital of Assam, is one of the smallest capitals in the world. Nestling in Guwahati, the capital is the abode of a wide range of tourist attractions - Assam State museum, Sualkuchi, Srimanta Shakardeva Kalashetra, Regional Science Center and Museum, Assam State Emporium, Navagraha Temple, Kamakhya Temple, Uma Nanda Temple, Guwahati Planetarium, etc.
Culture and Cuisine
Known for its cultural essence, Assam is a fusion of diverse ethnocultural groups. Infused with brilliant festivals, fairs, folk music, dance, language, arts and crafts, dance, and cuisines, this state offers a versatile visit. Exquisite handicrafts, metal items, wooden items, handloom, jewellery, paintings, silk saree, cane products, and bamboo products found in Assam are admirable.
Popular folk dances here in the state include Bihu, Bhortal, Ojapali, and Bagurumba. Bihu songs and Kamrupiya Lokageet are famous folk music here. Coming to Assamese cuisine, this state puts forward some delectably delightful food ranges, involving - Khar, Aloo Pitaka, Masor Tenga, Dhekia Xaak, Doi Chira, Lai Xaak Gahori, Patot Diya Maas, and other.
Ways To Reach Assam
Assam is well-linked with the rest of India and on an international level. Since such promising connectivity, you can approach the state by air, road, or rail. By air, you can take flights from Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Mumbai, and Siliguri. Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport is one of the leading airports here is about 25 km away from Guwahati.
By road, transportation ensures buses, and cabs/cars. The well-constructed Highways in Guwahati connect Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, and Mizoram. Busses are accessible to drive to Assam from West Bengal. However, it’s best to go by train or flight.
Have direct train services from New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Cochin, Bangalore, etc. Reach out to your tour guide for flight ticketing for Guwahati/Assam and other modes of transportation. Find the most comfortable way of traveling to Assam. Wide-ranging tour packages for Assam trip to let you choose one at your convenience.