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Things to do in Assam

Most of us draw a picture of Assam as the destination blessed by nature and particularly we know that the state is a treasure trove of wild life. It is cent percent true but apart from these credits Assam welcomes its tourists with number of other incredible activities or things to do in Assam. We will have a glance at these things to do in Assam, which will add to the pleasure of the tourists travelling this destination.

Golfing

Everyone is aware of Assam tea and also the huge sprawling lush green tea gardens of Assam. Now we will get introduced to the Golfing grounds which are attached to these exclusive tea gardens. Most of the tea gardens in Assam have Golf courses attached to them. There are around twenty one Golfing clubs dispersed in the districts of Sonitpur, Sibsagar, Tinsukia and Dibrugarh in Assam. These Golf courses can be accessed from the various Airports in Tezpur, Guwahati, Jorhat and Dibrugarh. All twenty one golf courses of Assam are nine holed, except the one at Digoboi which is an eighteen hole course.

Eating Out

Most favorite activity for the foodies or even other leisure tourists visiting a new destination is to taste the food at the destination. In fact food of the north-eastern states of India differs a lot from the food of the other states. Assamese food dishes are dominated with herbal flavors and rice is the basic ingredient. Even though not spicy like food in other states it is a balanced diet.

Shopping

Shopping in Assam has its own charm and offers total pleasure to the shopaholics. There is lot to select from incredible handicraft material of the state, quality silk material and authentic Assam tea. Assam is well know for its handicraft work such as wicker work, amazing bamboo crafts, carved animals and hand woven shawls which is very unique and attractive. Silk shops can be located at Pan Bazaar which is popular for the states famous muga and pat golden toned silks. Konyak the newly opened outlet is stocked with exclusive handloom and handicrafts of Northeast.

Plan your Trip

Planning your trip to a certain destination makes positive difference with respect to comfort, saving time and visiting more places at the destination. Some of the points to be considered while planning tour trip are how to reach the place, best time to visit, type of tour operators and guides to help you plan your trip.

Getting to Assam

Assam is a hilly region and traveling by Air is more advisable, since it will be time saving and more comfortable. The Guwahati International airport is well connected to major cities in India. Most of the domestic carriers offer service to this airport and link Guwahati with major Indian cities. Druk Air even offers a weekly flight to from Guwahati to Bangkok.

Best time to visit

Assam the land of rivers and hills offers scenic natural beauty, rich historical and cultural heritage and the variety of wildlife embedded in its boundaries. The state has a sub tropical climate, with warm summers and heavy rainfall. Best time to visit Assam is considered to be October to April, when the destination is having moderate and mild climate with cool nights and sunny days.

Tourist Guides

Assam Tourism Department is providing every support to the tourist planning to visit this state brimmed up with great tourist potential. The tourism department’s website www.assamtourismonline.com, provides every details regarding the important information required to explore this destination to its maximum potential and enjoying the trip in its true sense. The Tourist Guide can be arrange from United-21 Grasslands Resort helpdesk too.