Assam Map


After reaching Assam, first, rejuvenate yourself with a cup of tea and then start exploring this largest state in the North-Eastern region of India. Why tea, well Assam is home to the largest tea growing in the world. Not just limited to tea gardens, Assam is well known for its wildlife, rice fields, biodiversity, archeological sites, and artistic heritage. Guwahati, Assam’s largest city, is famous for its silk bazaars while Majuli, located on the Brahmaputra river, is the largest river island in the world.

12 Best Places to Visit in Assam:

  • Kaziranga National Park
  • Guwahati
  • Jorhat
  • Manas National Park
  • Majuli
  • Bogamati
  • Sonitpur
  • Tezpur
  • Sivasagar
  • Dibrugarh
  • Kamakhya Temple
  • Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

Residing in the heart of the state, Kaziranga national park is the most famous national park of Assam. Located in the Nagaon, Golaghat, and Karbi Anglong districts of the state, this is a massive national park to visit and enjoy the wildlife at its best. This sanctuary is also included in the World Heritage Site list of UNESCO. The thrill of watching rhinoceros is enjoyed the most here. Apart from that, you can also see swamp deer, wild water buffalo, elepha...

Guwahati is the capital city of Assam that is popular for a lot of reasons like the Kamakhya temple, Assamese silk, handicraft products, tea leaves, Guwahati Planetarium, and its street market. In order to experience the best of the city, visit the Kamakhya temple, Umanda Temple and Island, the Regional Science Centre, Nehru Stadium, Pobitora wildlife sanctuary, Assam zoo, Dipor bil etc. 


Jorhat is a beautiful city in Assam, deriving its name from two major haats (Masorhaat and Sowkihaat), it is very famous for its gardens, mosques, tombs, and tea plantations. Visit Dhekiakhowa Bornaamghar, Sukapha Samannay Kshetra, Majuli, Nimati Ghat, Hoollongapar Gibbon wildlife sanctuary, Raja Maidam, Ladai Garh, Bangalpukhari, Toklai tea centre and more. As it derives its name from two markets that are haats, there is always a wide range of varieties ava...

Located in the Chirang and Baksa district of Assam, this national park is famous for having endangered species like the roofed turtle, hispid hare, pygmy hog, and the golden langur. In the west of the park flows a river called the Manas river which is really beautiful to see. The park has rich flora and fauna with lush green sceneries around. It is a World Heritage Site and a tiger reserve area. It also reserves elephants. You can find a lot of local and mig...

Majuli is a beautiful small island located in the Brahmaputra river in the state. The beautiful view of it alone captivates visitors and tourists. It is also famous for antique products like jewelry, utensils, weapons, and more. Must visits in Majuli include Dakhinpat Satra, Molai forest, Uttar Kamalabari Satra, Mokha Satra, and Samaguri Satra, Mishing village, Garmur Satra, Auniati Satra, Tengapania.


Bogamati is a perfect place in Assam for those who want to travel for a short period of time and have lots of fun with a great picnic spot too. It is located in the Nc Sukla Bagan area of the state. The locals here are Assamese, Bodos, and Nepalese. It is also famous for its tea gardens and betel plantations. The entry fee is just around 100 bucks and the best visiting time of the year is said to be around September to February. 


Sonitpur is a small but major tea plantation district in Assam. It is a beautiful district to experience the natural vibe and charm of Assam. Places to visit n Sonitpur include the Agnigarh hill, Chitralekha Udyan, Pakhui wildlife sanctuary, Padum Pukhuri lake, Kanaklata memorial park, Ouguri hill, Pakke wildlife sanctuary, and tiger reserve, and more. Visitors rejoice and find a peaceful atmosphere here. 


Located on the banks of river Brahmputra, Tezpur is a beautiful town in Assam. As Assam is very popular for beautiful tea plantation areas, many of its districts and towns have a majority of it. Tezpur is also most famous for its massive tea plantations and lush green forests. Must visit in Tezpur include Nameri national park, Bamuni hills, Bura-Chapori wildlife sanctuary, Da-Parbatia, District Museum of Tezpur, Kalia Bhomora Setu, Nag Sankar temple, Ketakes...

Sivasagar city of Assam got its name from a large lake called Sivasagar. It is a major place for the oil as well as tea industries. The weather is pleasant most of the time here as it is full of dense rainforests. It has an important place in Indian history as earlier it belonged to the Ahom Kingdom of India. Visit this place to get into the depth of Assam and its history as well as its roots. 


Dibrugarh in Assam is a great place if you are a tea lover. One of the major cities for tourism in Assam, Dibrugarh is often called the 'Tea City of India'. Places to visit in Dibrugarh include the Dehing Patkai wildlife sanctuary, Brahmaputra riverbank, Radha Krishna temple, Shri Jagannath temple, Joypur rainforest, Namphake village, Naharkatia, and more such places.


Kamakhya temple is the most pious and grand temple of Assam. It is located in Nilachal hill of Guwahati city. A lot of festivals are celebrated here throughout the year, be it Durga puja or Manasha puja, people come in heavy numbers to experience the positivity of the place. Kamakhya temple holds an idol of a bleeding goddess 'Kamakhya' which represents the menstruation phase of women.


Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the Morigaon district of Assam. It has vast biodiversity with over 15 grass species, various kinds of mammals and birds, and trees. People visit this place to especially watch rhinoceros, golden jackal, barking deer, wild boar, rhesus macaque, Indian leopard, etc. If you are an admirer of wildlife and nature, this is a must-visit place.


# Best Places to Visit in Assam

Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park/Source


Guwahati Planetarium/Source


Brahmaputra River - Rohan Reddy/Unsplash

Manas National Park

Manas National Park/Source


Majuli Island/Source






Agnigarh Hill, Tezpur/Source


Ahom Raja's Palace/Source



Kamakhya Temple

Kamakhya Temple, Assam/Source

Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary/Source

Visit Other States Nearby Assam

1. Nagaland
2. Meghalaya
3. Manipur
4. Arunachal Pradesh
5. Sikkim
6. Tripura
7. Mizoram