Places to visit in Assam

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Places to Visit in Assam

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  • Animesh D
    Bengaluru, India25 contributions
    We visited Kamakhya temple with 4 senior citizens ladies , one 3 year old kid. We had a Panda by name Bharat Sharma who booked our VIP Darshan in advance. However ticket has to be collected after paying the money by visitor himself. Panda will not collect that. We reached temple at 6 15 AM by Auto. Paltan Bazar to Temple fare is Rs 250. After reaching base of the temple, we need to climb stairs. My mother has serious knee issues, but even she was able to climb with little support. There are many shops to buy puja material, they will allow to keep shoes for free. As advised by our Panda, we climbed full with Shoes and then just before entering temple, we remove the shoes in a shop and purchased Puja items. It is purely based on personal wish.
    We entered inside temple. My wife went to VIP Darshan Queue where our names are already registered, she paid Rs 501 per head and collected the tickets. Till them I was managing kids and all senior citizens.
    Next we entered VIP waiting hall. It is big room where lots of people are seating, Waiting time is around 2 hours in that hall seating comfortably under fan. And then once the Door open, one can complete Darshan in 10 minutes.
    Pls note if you have to use Washroom in this 2 hours while waiting in VIP waiting hall, it will be difficult as the Facility is not that great.

    Our Panda took us inside, did pooja, went inside Garbha Griha, had Darshan, touched the holy water. Pls be careful here inside Garbhagriha there is no light, fully dark and stairs are uneven. My mother was not able to fold her knee and seat on ground to touch water, it will be very difficult to seat and get up so fast, hardly in one minute you will be pushed out of temple.

    After coming out there will be many Pujaris asking to touch different idols for blessing, but as you touch immediately they will demand money. So pls be careful.

    We came out of Mandir, did Pradakshina and collected Prasad and Holy water from our Panda. We paid him Dakshina..
    Now photo time.. took lots of Photos, also we paid professional photographer to take some photos, they delivered in 5 minutes and Quality was good.
    While climbing down, we purchased some gift items for our relatives, prices are very high, need to bargain.
    After coming down, there are many hotels offering Breakfast service, we finished breakfast and then catch returned auto for Hotel (Rs 250 to Paltan Bazar)

    Note- Uber is very costly in city, and 99% they will ask you to cancel saying they are in opposite side etc.. Nothing is based on KM distance, all places have pre fixed rate for Auto, Cycle Rickshaw.
    Overall very good experience even with Senior citizen and Kids we managed to have good Darshan. Thanks to our Panda Mr Bharat Sharma to make it happen and help in every step.
    Written 20 April 2022
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  • SameerM
    Bengaluru, India117 contributions
    It’s a sanctuary created specifically to settle rhinos in a safe place. It’s not a jungle. So, unlike a jungle safari where sighting a big animal is chancey…here, you will certainly see rhinos. But having been to a number of well organised jungle safaris in S.India & W. India, a safari at Pobitora wasn’t as thrilling.

    However, It’s indeed a beautiful place and has a lot of water bodies within the sanctuary. The early morning safari was magical..with the fog, rising sun and the stillness of the place. apart from the rhinos..Pobitora has hundreds of migratory birds, wild boar and surprisingly many many cattle.

    It had been a dream to see a rhino in its natural habitat, and I could check that off my list. There are over a 100 rhinos in there and they look magnificent. Loved the experience overall.

    Organising a safari wasn’t difficult. We booked directly with the forest / tourism dept but your hotel could book this for you as well. The jeeps were old but worked well, and the accompanying armed security personnel (anti-poaching) in the jeeps gives one some sense of safety overall. We did 1 elephant safari as well.

    The elephant safari wasn’t very exciting or comfortable. I wouldn’t do that again for a number of reasons (incl the issue of how the animals are treated).
    Written 25 December 2021
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  • Kirti P
    Mumbai, India15 contributions
    The Temple is in the centre of river Brahmaputra. We went there through Ferry, just 10 mnts to reach there. Than climb few steps. For reaching the temple u need to climb down . Very small temple but very nice.. very pure vibes . 👍🤣
    Written 12 April 2022
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  • PravinTrip
    Bengaluru, India7 contributions
    There are some journeys that are unforgettable. The Brahmaputra cruise on the exquisitely crafted boat MV Rudra Singha is a journey of lifetime. We found Lahe Life thanks to Google ! This boat is operated by the Assam Bengal Navigation.
    We wanted a holiday and a mode of travel which was customized and private and did not entail travelling in a group due to the Covid situation. We travelled as a family of 3 from Neamati Ghat to Silghat a trip covering 3 nights. Our cruise included a visit to Majuli Island and the Kaziranga National Park. Our first halt was at Majuli where we visited the Sataras, the Hindu Vaishnavite monasteries, and saw how the monks in monastery and Majuli community lived in one of the largest riverine islands of the world, now slowly losing its self to the mighty Brahmaputra. Our other halts included visiting a Mishing village and stop at the Bishanath Ghat. At the Bishanath Ghat we did some cycling (the boat has 3 cycles) and saw some very interesting temples from the Ahom dynasty. Our last stop was at Silghat from where we went to the Kaziranga National Park and stayed at the Dhiplu River Lodge.
    The MV Rudra Singha has the most well curated interiors made in teak wood show casing handicrafts of Assam. It is extremely comfortable, and meticulously well maintained. The boat is manned by a 5 member a crew. Suneshwar the chef par excellence who made the most amazing food. We loved the Assamese food. He made delicious Pitha which we requested for, and the out of the world Chunga rice and pork which was made inside pieces of cut bamboo, with the rice and pork cooked inside it on a fire out on one of the many sandbanks. He always checked our food preferences and gets a big shout out from us. Mohan was our guide and naturalist. Always around to provide us information and ensure we were comfortable. Mohan is very well informed and provided us some extraordinary glimpses of Assam, like a monk at the Majuli Satara who played the flute for us, or arranging lye sag seeds for us during our walk in a Mishing village. He also showed us from the boat some rare birds and the eastern swamp deer and of course the endearing river dolphins at Silghat. A special mention to the Captain Rohit who seems to know the river even in the dense early morning fog. Very quiet and always lending a hand when not on the wheel. Aye Aye Captain! Jack Sparrow would have been proud of your navigation skills! And of course Govind and Rattan who would be doing everything and be helping hands to all on board. Need to mention the perfectly made beds and room after we would return to the boat from our visit to the shore. Thank you Kirti for patiently putting it all together. We wished this amazing journey would not end.
    For anyone who wants to do a trip which is extraordinarily unique, we would recommend the Brahmaputra cruise on the MV Rudra Singha. Wishing the team MV Rudra Singha the very best!
    Written 18 January 2021
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  • PROF.HARAGOPAL MATHSYARAJA
    Hyderabad, India835 contributions
    A very well maintained Sri venkateshwara temple by TTD Board , on the way to Guwahathi Airport is Worth visiting. Garden in the temple is also good.
    Written 17 April 2020
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  • AbiramPonnuswami
    Chennai (Madras), India91 contributions
    Situated about 45 mins from the Jorhat town, it boasts of housing seven species of gibbons. Early morning around 6-7 is an ideal time to visit. Guide takes you for a walking safari that lasts for an hour. Was charged 200 rs per person. Watch out for leeches.
    Written 18 April 2022
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  • PROF.HARAGOPAL MATHSYARAJA
    Hyderabad, India835 contributions
    Tejpur is famous for its gardens and this is one of the well maintained Parks . We can just spend some time here.
    Written 23 March 2020
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  • HarishAsTraveler
    Bengaluru, India1,162 contributions
    One has to pass through this bridge to connect to Tezpur and rest of NorthEast.
    View around the bridge to see river Brahma putra. Just a pass over place. Won’t take much time.
    Written 9 December 2018
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  • rvsrv85
    Tezpur, India2 contributions
    Recommended for history lovers and appreciate the culture. Nice the place and watch the city Tezpur from highest place from the riverbed mighty Brahmaputra.
    Written 8 July 2019
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  • alexdreame
    Guwahati, India35 contributions
    it takes around 2 hours to reach the temple from tezpur town no traffic problem.nice place for time spent there
    Written 24 May 2018
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  • PROF.HARAGOPAL MATHSYARAJA
    Hyderabad, India835 contributions
    Important temple in Tejpur. A must visit. Lord siva is Deity and we can enter in to sanctum sanctorum , toch and worship Linga. Located in Scenic surroundings.
    Written 23 March 2020
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  • Shuddho G
    Kolkata (Calcutta), India836 contributions
    You need to organize the permission to see the artefacts post which you can enter. Entry is not open to all but very well worth it.
    Written 3 May 2021
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  • Purabi D
    Jorhat, India603 contributions
    The long bridge over mighty Brhmaputra is quite a spectacular view. As of now it is the longest bridge in India.
    Written 22 March 2022
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  • SaddviAndalwala
    Jharkhand, India583 contributions
    I had gone here for completing my cousin's admission procedure. The campus is
    a beautiful blend of natural resources with cemented roads and buildings. The gymkhana, auditorium, lake, oval ground, canteens and walkways sum up to a perfect university campus with an awesome vibrance created by the students and faculty-members.
    Written 5 June 2019
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  • somesh b
    Dimapur, India3 contributions
    Not very impressive. Long walk. It's spread over a vast area. The animals, particularly the bear and the leopard was thin and appeared malnutrition, it was hot and very noisy because of highway. I felt pitty on the animals. Few of them in very small cages. I think it's high time we do away with Zoo, and come up with virtual tours concepts. Leave the animals to the wild.
    Written 27 March 2021
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