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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.

Laokhowa Wildlife Sanctuary
Laokhowa Wildlife Sanctuary
Located just 25 km from Nagoan town of Assam the Laokhowa Wildlife Sanctuary is a home to innumerable species of birds, animals and plants. Its main attraction is the Great Indian one horned Rhinocerous. Other animals found here are Indian royal Bengal tiger, elephant, Wild Boar, Civet Cat, Leopard Cat, Hog Deer, Asian water buffalo, about 200 species of birds, including the Bengal Florica, Leopard, Asiatic Buffalo etc. The wi...
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Burachapori Wildlife Sanctuary
Burachapori Wildlife Sanctuary
With area of 44.06 sq. kms covered Burachapori Wildlife Sanctuary is located on the southern bank of river Brahmaputra in the Sonitpur district, Assam. The Burachapori Wildlife Sanctuary is actually a part of the Laokhowa Wildlife Sanctuary. In fact though these two wildlife sanctuaries in Assam have two different names, they are eologically and geographically a singular entity. 60% of the sanctuary is grassland.
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Sonai Rupai Wildlife Sanctuary
Sonai Rupai Wildlife Sanctuary
With area of 220 sq. kms covered Sonai Rupai Wildlife Sanctuary is located at Tezpur, in the district of Sonitpur, Assam. The sanctuary spreads all the way along the foothills of the Great Himalayan range. Spread on a sprawling area, this sanctuary which extends along the foothills of the Himalayan range, offers a splendid view of both wildlife and the surroundings. Being well linked via air, rail and road, Sonai Rupai Wild...
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Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Just 60 km away from Guwahati is Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is popular for deers and rhinos . This Sanctuary is around 2 hours drive from Guwahati. Pobitora or Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary which is situated in the famous Magical village of Mayong in the Marigaon district of Assam in India. It has a dense population of thre Great Indian one-horned rhinoceros.
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Panidihing Bird Sanctuary
Panidihing Bird Sanctuary
The Panidihing bird sanctuary is located in the northern part of Sivasgar district. It is situated near about 22 Km from the sivasagar town. Situated between Disang and the Demow rivers the Panidihing Wildlife Sanctuary has a rich wetland ecosystem with an area of 33.93 sq. kms.
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Orang National Park
Orang National Park
Established on 13 April 1999 the Orang National Park which is also known as mini Kaziranga covering an area of 78.81 sq. km.(30.43 sq mi) located on the north bank of the Brahmaputra River in the Darrang and Sonitpur districts of Assam. It was established as a sanctuary in 1985 and later declared as a National Park on 13 April 1999. It is also known as the mini Kaziranga National Park (IUCN site) since the two parks have a sim...
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Kareng Ghar (gargaon)
Kareng Ghar (gargaon)
Kareng Ghar is Situated at (Garhgaon) Gargaon which is around 15 kms away from Sivasagar Town. 'Kareng Ghar' is a Royal House of the Tai-Ahom kings, the third capital of the Tai-Ahoms. Gargaon was founded by Ahom king Siuklenmung @ Gargayan Raja son of king Siuhungmung sometimes in A.D. 1539-43. 'Gargaon' means a city of ramparts. The city of Gargaon is surrounded with several ramparts such as Nimanagarah, Bahgarh, etc. Gargao...
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Bordowa Satra
Bordowa Satra
Bordowa satra which is the birthplace of the the great artist, literateur, dramatist and the founder of Vaisnavism in Assam, a Shrine and a centre of Vaishnava art and culture. It is about 140 kms. from Guwahati and about 18 km North – West from Nagaon town. There are two Sattras : Narowa Sattra and Salaguri Sattra. A mini Museum is located in Narowa Sattra and the birth and death anniversaries of the Vaishnava saints are ...
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Sibsagar Shivdol
Sibsagar Shivdol
The Sibsagar (Sivasagar) Shivdol is situated at the heart of the Sivasagar town. The Sivadol stands on the bank of Borpukhuri tank in the heart of Sivasagar, Assam. It was built in 1734 by Bar Raja Ambika, queen of Ahom king Swargadeo Siba Singha. The Sivadol (dol means temple in Assamese) is believed to be the tallest Shiva temple in India. This temple is surrounded by two other temples Bishnudol & Devidol. Its height is 104 ...
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Auniati Satra
Auniati Satra
Satras are the Assamese Vaishnavite monasteries for religious practices. These great Vaishnava monasteries were founded at the initiative of the Ahom Kings of Assam in the middle of the 17th century. Satra is an institution which motivates the minds of the people through ritual performances to realize the existence of God. They are places where the Vaishnavs dedicate themselves to serve God and also preach the followers for de...
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