Assam Hills Tour Package
About The Tour
Assam is the gateway to the North-East and is dominated by the mighty river Brahmaputra that has its origin in Tibet. Indeed, a large part of the state is located in the narrow valley that the river has created over the ages. The state's population includes a startling mix of Dravidians and Aryans and Tibeto-Burmans. Assam is perhaps best known for two things: tea and the one-horned Rhinoceros, which is found in large numbers at Kaziranga National Park. The capital of Assam, is Dispur, a suburb of Guwahati in 1972. The uneven topography of the land, full of hills, plains and rivers might, therefore, have contributed to her name. Assam was once upon a time the original home of Tantricism in India. The Shakti temples like Kamakhya in Guwahati and Kechaikhati near Sadiya are proof to this. While veneration to Shiva largely prevailed in the early period, the other goddess cult gained ground subsequently. In fact, at one time, Assam came to be identified with Tantrik Shaktism, especially centering around the Kamakhya temple. Even today, Shiva and the Mother Goddess are venerated in various forms at the folk level in large sections of the Assamese society, both tribal and non-tribal.
The average mean maximum temperature varies from 24o C to 30o C. The average mean minimum temperature varies from 10 degree Centg. to 14 degree Centg.. Rainfall is heavy during the months from May to September, but it is not evenly distributed throughout the district. Climate condition is also not uniform.
Places to See:
Jatinga Hill Station : Jatinga is situated 9 kms from Haflong town, the District Head Quarter of North Cachar Hills. Jatinga is famous for bird mystery. The migratory birds come during the month of August to November and it becomes the ornitAssam Hill Stations Holiday Packageshologist's attraction. From the elevated watch tower one can see them yielding to their death wish and their little plumage dropping down.
Diphu Hill Station : Diphu is the Head Quarter to Karbi Anglong District and 271 kms from Guwahati by road. It is connected by N. F. Railway and State Transport Buses from Guwahati. Nearest Airport is Dimapur 54 kms.
Umrangshu Hill Station : The distance from Guwahati to Umrangshu is 224 kms by road. The biggest Hydel plant has come up under North East Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) with dams in the Kopili river. Near Umrangshu, there is a Hot spring (GARAMPANI), the water of which is believed to have medicinal value.
Maibong Hill Station : Located on the Bank of Mahur river and 47 kms from Haflong. Maibong once flourished as the capital of Dimasa, Kachari Kingdom. Stone house and temple of Kachari king can be seen at Maibong.
Haflong Hill Station : Up in the rugged terrains stands Assam's only hill station Haflong where one can see the rainbow down below. It is the district Head Quarter of North Cachar hills District. A beautiful big lake "Haflong Lake" is located in the heart of the Haflong town. Haflong is 345 kms by road from Guwahati and connected by N. F. Railway and State Transport Buses ply from Guwahati.
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