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27 Things to Do in Assam


Mary Jane
Content Developer, Bordoisila

23rd November, 2016


For the most amazing things in life happen to those who travel, I present to you a list of 27 things that you could do here in the land of red rivers and blue hills. This listicle is however by no means exhaustive. There's more to these lovely hills than meets the eyes. Enjoy the read.

1.

Experience the Cult of Voodoo at Mayong. Visit Mayong Central Museum.


2.

Welcome to India's cleanest city. Discover the saga of divine love at the fortress of fire. Relive the mythology at Agnigarh, Tezpur.


3.

Explore Manchester of the East. Discover the silky fantasy that started 400 years ago at Sualkuchi.


4.

Seek blessings at the temple of the Bleeding Devi. Be a part of the Ambuwasi Mela at Kamakhya, Guwahati.


5.

Make an escapade to Haflong- Switzerland of the East. Catch the mysterious bird suicide of Jatinga in action.


6.

Discover relics and artefacts of the Kachari kingdom. Visit the lost city of Maibong.


7.

Spend an evening at Northeast India’s largest cultural congregation. Discover life at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra, Guwahati.


8.

Let the tolerance inspire a new hope inside you. Witness Axomiya harmony at the holy town of Hajo.


9.

Source: Sachin Rai

Enjoy river rafting and angling at Nameri National Park near Tezpur. Go trekking and sight over 300 species of birds.


10.

Discover new flavours at Jorhat Tea Festival, Jorhat. Spend a day at the Gymkhana Club.


11.

Find out more about the life and works of Srimanta Sankardev. Visit Batadrava Than at Borduwa, Nagaon.


12.

Catch one of the world’s last remaining barter markets in action. Trade for your watch at Jonbeel Mela, Jagiroad, Morigaon.


13.

Explore world’s largest river island. Get acquainted with the idea of Satras at Majuli.


14.

Discover new shades of culture at Barpeta. Experience Dol Jatra. This Holi come play fakua with natural colours.


15.

Relive India’s longest unbroken dynasty in relics. Discover Ahom dynasty at Sibsagar.


16.

Enjoy a river cruise at Guwahati. Let Luit light you up.


17.

Discover the land of rivers. Visit Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary, Dhubri.


18.

Take a trip to Goalpara. Discover Vaishnavite roots at Shyamrai Sattra. Pay homage at the sanctified Pir Majhar.


19.

Relive the story of petroleum at Digboi. Visit Digboi Oil Refinery and Digboi Centenary Museum.


20.

Image Source: Diganta Talukdar

Learn about the Karbi community at District Museum. Discover serenity at the Arboretum. Visit Diphu.


21.

Visit the hot water springs of Umrangshu. Enjoy the day.


22.

Visit Tinsukia. Go boat safari at Dibru Saikhowa National Park.


23.

Where the Himalayas meet the Brahmaputra; make an escapade to scenic plains of Sadiya.


24.

Taste Maasor Tenga. Feel the tang in every bite.


25.

Give the ‘basic’ dish a try. Taste Khaar.


26.

Get introduced to Bhut Jolokia. Take a bite. Make your eyes water.


27.

And lastly be here for Bihu. Come sing and dance with the people, make new friends, and lay back for a while.

Bordoisila invites you to come sing with the people, come dance with the people. Discover amazing nature, explore the culture, and meet new people.

Welcome to Awesome Assam. 


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