Assam

Assam

A gateway to the mystical northeast, Assam is the land of the rare one-horned rhinoceros, rolling plains, lush tea gardens and diverse ethnic groups. To savour its luxurious blue hills, unique flora and fauna and the many charms of the enormous Brahmaputra, is any discerning traveller’s dream. Silhouetted by the Karbi-Anglong and Kachari hills, and strewn with many rivers and lakes, the state shares its extended borders with the Kingdom of Bhutan to the North, the six sister-states of northeast, as well as Bengal and Bangladesh.

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Located on the edge of a tea estate, Mancotta Chang is a 157-year-old bungalow situated just outside the town of Dibrugarh. The bungalow, owned by Manoj and Vineeta Jalan through their company Purvi Discovery, was built by the British, offers visitors a taste of a bygone era of the British Raj. It has a rather nostalgic setting with all six rooms named after the famous tributaries of the Brahmaputra. The rooms are spacious and come with dressing area, a bathroom-toilet (western style), two large sunrooms, a sitting room, dining room…
Set in the heart of the business centre, this hotel offers modern amenities with traditional decor. Built in the traditional Assamese style with bamboo and cane furnishing, the hotel is one of the best places to soak in the culture and ambience of Assam. Indeed, guests here at the hotel are welcomed in true Assamese style with a traditional hat and shawl. A tip: the hotel offers excellent views of the river Brahmaputra, but that is provided to visitors who stay on the second floor and insist on a river…
Located far away from the madding crowds, noise and pollution Ginger Guwahati is one of the best known budget hotels in Assam. The warm and magic of the hotel is thanks to its picturesque views from the room and its friendly staff, who make it a point to uphold the standards the Ginger group is well known for throughout India. From scrumptious buffet breakfasts, to a gymnasium, to Wi-fi passwords that provide internet access to the busy business traveller, this hotel has something to offer everyone, whether it be a…
The first thing that strikes you about Aarian Aatithya is its swanky appeal. Just 35-km from the airport, it is designed by noted architect couple Ritul and Alpana Sharma who conceptualized the property along the lines of contemporary service apartments with a touch of luxury. It’s intimate and cozy. The use of bright colours exudes warmth and comfort. Aarian Aatithya has everything a long-stay guest would need. All the 18 rooms are spacious and come with a kitchenette and has a round-the-clock service. Owned and promoted by Shyamkanu Mahanta under…
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