Assam, the mystic land of lofty blue hills and verdant, undulating river valleys is the gateway to the northeast frontiers of India. A popular stopover for tourists on a North Indian sojourn, there are innumerable tourist attractions in Assam itself.
Exultant in vibrant colors and opulent in cultural potpourri tourists have a gala time exploring Assam. The cities of Assam, an idyllic amalgam of the historic past and the urban cosmopolitan culture are also worth visiting. The Light of the East, Pragjyotishpura or Guwahati with its platter full of tourist delights, the mythological land of Gold, Tezpur or Sonitpur, the oil fields of Digboi and Shivsagar and the quixotic hill stations of Haflong and Bhalukpong that borders the land of majestic mountain.
Assam is the central state in the North-East Region of India and serves as the gateway to the rest of the Seven Sister States. For the purposes of tourism there are wildlife preserves like theKaziranga National Park, Manas National Park, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Dibru-Saikhowa National Park (Dibrugarh- Tinsukia), among others. Jokai Botanical Garden(Dibrugarh) the only Natural Botanical Garden in entire North- East India. Cultural and historical destinations also provide opportunities for tourists. Apart from wildlife preserves there are many historical places in the state like Rang Ghar, Talatal Ghar of Sivasagar, Kareng Ghar of Garhgaon, Agnigarh of Tezpur, Madan Kamdev archeological site of Kamrup etc. While visiting Madan Kamdev Tourist can also visit in Famous ancient temple Gopeswar Mandir situated in Village Deuduar. Cultural places are mainly great temple of Kamakhya, pilgrimage place Hajo, the great Vaishnava Sattras of Majuli and Barpeta and many more.