Assam is a state in Northeast India, situated south of the eastern Himalayas along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys. Assam is one of the unexplored states of the country. Snuggled at the base of the Northeast Himalayas and nurtured by the mighty Brahmaputra River, it is one of the most beautiful places in India. The popular stopover for tourists on a North-east Indian sojourn, there are innumerable tourist attractions in Assam itself.
Natural beauty of Assam is emphasized by the mighty Brahmaputra River flowing down from Tibet and blessing the landscape. Tourists often opt for a river cruise on the Brahmaputra to the nearby island of Majuli, the largest river island in the world. Assam is one of the blessed biodiversity spots in India. There are UNECSO World heritage National Parks mainly, Kaziranga, famed for one-horned rhinoceros and Mansa National Park. Adventures thrive in the land.
The cities of Assam, a pleasant mixture of the historic past and the urban cosmopolitan culture are also worth visiting. The capital city Guwahati has a platter full of tourist delights, the mythological Tezpur or Sonitpur, the oil fields of Digboi and Shivsagar and the dreamy hill stations of Haflong and Bhalukpong are fascinating.