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North-East India is a paradise for tourists. Its enchanting hills, dancing rivers, roaring waterfalls, thick and dark forests, heavy rains during monsoon, innumerable varieties of flora and fauna, countless species of wild animals and plants, mysterious clouds, melodious folk music, thrilling dances and festivals, variety of many delicious dishes, handlooms and handicrafts, and above all its green landscape used to attract people from different parts of the world since time immemorial. Assam, one of the constituent states of the region, an embodiment of the natural beauty and grace, a true representative of the region, has been at the centrestage of tourist attraction. The ungrudging blessings of nature have made tourism in Assam essentially nature-centric, despite the fact there are historical and religious places of tourist attraction.

Hollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary Or Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary
Hollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary Or Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary
Named after the only Ape (Hoolock Gibbon) found in India, Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary is a small Sanctuary of 20.98 sq. kms. in Jorhat district of Assam with semi-evergreen forests and evergreen patches amidst tea gardens and human settlements. The Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary, formerly known as the Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary or Hollongapar Reserve Forest, is an isolated protected area of evergreen forest. The sanctuary had been...
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Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary
Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary
Falling under two dictrcits of Lower Assam under BTC (Bodoland Territorial Council) Dhubri and Kokrajhar, and covering approximately 45.568 sq. kms (4556.8 hectares) Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary famous for the Golden Langur and is the second protected habitat for Golden Langur in India. Located in a panoramic location surrounded by green hills and two lakes on either side, Chakrashila Hill was first d...
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Dipor Bil Or Deepor Beel
Dipor Bil Or Deepor Beel
Being only Ramsar site (List of wetlands of international importance as defined by the Ramsar Convention) of Assam Dipor Bil (also spelt as Deepor Beel) is located 18 km south west of capital of Assam Guwhati city, on the National Highway 31, on the Jalukbari Khanapara bypass. It is a permanent freshwater lake, in a former channel of the Brahmaputra River, to the south of the main river.
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Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary
Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary
Famous for hot water springs and home land for Hoolock Gibbons and Golden Langurs, The Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary is situated within the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council area . One of the oldest Sanctuary containing Hot water spring and Waterfalls and surrounded by Nambor Sanctuary having 51 rare species of Orchid. It has a total area of 6 sq. Km.
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Pobha Milroy Wildlife Sanctuary
Pobha Milroy Wildlife Sanctuary
Famous for extremely rare species of Asiatic Water Buffalo Pobha or Milroy Sanctuary is located in Lakhimpur District of Assam, near the border area of Arunachal Pradesh. Spread on an area of 49 sq kms, this sanctuary was created with the aim of protecting the wild water buffalo. Pobha Wildlife Sanctury is also known as Milroy wildlife Sanctuary in Assam.
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East Karbi Anglong Wildlife Sanctuary
East Karbi Anglong Wildlife Sanctuary
This sanctuary covers an area of 221.81 sq. kms and is situated in Karbi Anglong District. Animals commonly found here are Elephant, Tiger, Bison and Bear etc.November to April is the best time to visit this sanctuary. It is an important component of the Karbi Anglong–Kaziranga landscape, rich in both floral & faunal diversity and is located in the Karbi Anglong Autonomous District Council.
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Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary
Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary
The Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary covers an area of 37 sq. kms. Situated in Karbi Anglong Autonomous District Council, it is 25 kms away from Golaghat and 65 kms from the Kaziranga National Park. This Himalayan forests covered with tropical forests and the vast low-lying plains. The Govt. of Assam recognised Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary as a sanctuary in 27 July 2000. The average annual rainfall of Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary is 120 cm...
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Sualkuchi
Sualkuchi
For large number of cottage handloom industries popularly known as Manchester of Assam, Sualkuchi (also known as Soalkuchi) is one of the world's largest weaving villages where the entire population is engaged in weaving exquisite silk fabrics. A renowned centre of silk production, particularly known for Muga - the golden silk of Assam which is not produced anywhere else in the world. This town is in Kamrup distr...
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Majuli Raas Mahotsav
Majuli Raas Mahotsav
Majuli the famous river island and the core of Assamese Neo-Vaishnavism, located in the midst of the Brahmaputra with glittering cultural treasures, is making elaborate preparations to celebrate the Raas Mahotsava. As per the Hindu almanac, the festival is scheduled to commence on November. With the glorious history of five hundred years of Satriya living cultural tradition, the rich and colourful tribal cultural elements, Maj...
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Joypur Rainforest
Joypur Rainforest
A unique example of nature's beauty, Joypur Rainforest is spread over an area of 108 sq km at Joypur in Dibrugarh District of Assam. This rainforest is marked by rich bio diversity. It covers an area of 10,876.68 hectares, bounded by Arunachal Pradesh in its East and South, Sibsagar District in its West. This reserve forest is classified as type IB.C.I Assam valley wet Evergreen forest type (Champion & Seth, 1968). It forms a...
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