India is divided mainly into four zones. i.e. East zone, West zone, North zone and South zone. But East zone is further subdivided into North east zone which consist of states namely Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram and Tripura. In recent years one more state is included in the North-East zone of India is Sikkim to promote tourism. Hence North East India is now consist of eight states (seven sisters and one brother)
North east India never been in focus it deserves in respect of the growth and promotion of tourism like other states. This is all due to the lack of promotions and publicity by the media and the state governments. But in recent years after analysing the potential of tourism in these states government of India and many other agencies have taken the necessary steps to promote.
North-East part of India is blessed with various natural resources which include forest woods, coal, oil, tea, scenic beauty which includes mountains, hills, rivers and streams and forests with rich flora and founa containing numbers of animals some of which are very rate and listed into the endangered species by UNO. Assam is the biggest tea producing state in the world and produced some of the finest quality of tea leaves in the world.
Derived from Sanskrit word 'ASOMA' the "Peerless" land, is an entryway to the North East India. This state is famous for vibrant landscape, woods, streams, flora and fauna and above all affectionate people. Abode of one horned rhino, blue rivers and red mountains, aromatic tea gardens make Tourism in Assam a special experience. Assam bears a testimony of rich cultural heritage through its temples, monuments, and torrential Brahmaputra River. It is legendary state in terms of traditions and civilization and hence makes for an amzing experience - in short Assam tourism is must for an incredible travel experience!.
Famous cities of Assam : Guwahati, Barpeta, Dibrugarh, Silchar, Majuli, Hajo, Sibsagar, Tawang, Tezpur,
How to Reach Assam
Rail: Assam is well connected with rest of India. Rajdhani Express from Delhi will take you to Guwahati in about 24 to 36 hours.
Air: Guwahati, Tezpur, Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Lakimpur, Silchar are the Airports that provide Air Connectivity to Assam.
Road: A web of bus network operates around the by private transporters and Assam State Transport Corporation.
Best time to visit: Assam tourism is best in the months of October to March.