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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For those who want to experience life in the jungle while not giving up on their basic comforts, then Camp Rhino may be the answer. The eco-resort, which is a good base from which to explore the Kaziranga National Park, is located opposite the Kanchanjuri view point on the NH-37 highway. Even when the park is closed, visitors can see the famous one-horned rhino from the resort tower.Camp Rhino provides eight luxurious bungalows, each of which has an attached bath and shower. Located at some distance from one another, so…
Located in the heart of Dibrugarh, City Regency Hotel is one of the best options for the busy business traveller or a family wanting to explore Dibrugarh. Transportwise, the hotel is very well connected, located just 500 metres from the Dibrugarh railway station. For those looking to travel around Assam, an inter-star bus service is located nearby the hotel. There is a cinema and a mall next door, which makes the location of the hotel ideal for families and those who are looking to relax and unwind.The hotel, a three…
Just a short walk away from Kaziranga National Park, the Bon Habi Resort is the perfect place for those looking to experience the wild. The facility offers 14 spacious twin-bed cottages, all with magnificent views of tropical rainforests bordered by paddy fields. The USP of Bon Habi is the ‘courtyard’: A large, open area in the centre of the lodge, the courtyard allows visitors to be at one with nature and provides for great evenings around a campfire, drink in hand. (Here’s a special tip: The courtyard has a special…
Landmark Hotel, in the heart of Guwahati, offers personalised comforts for guests in search of an inexpensive option. Overlooking the Nehru Stadium, the hotel doubles as a guesthouse for cricketers; sports lovers can enjoy the sight of an impromptu cricket match (especially if one is staying on the upper floors). Landmark is situated on a busy street so it can get noisy, but the hotel more than makes up for it by being conveniently located―next door to Guwahati’s eating, shopping and sightseeing spots. The rooms, equipped with the usual amenities…
Kiranshree Portico is ideal for busy businessmen who have to move around Guwahati fast. Taxis from the airport stop just opposite the hotel, which is also situated close to the railway station. And behind the hotel is the local Shillong taxi stand, a convenience that makes for hassle-free commuting around the city. You can also request the hotel to organize taxis (receipts provided if asked for). Kiranshree has all the facilities to suit the business traveller. Computers with internet (and printers) are available in the lobby; Wi-Fi is provided at…
Situated in the village of Tapesia on the outskirts of Guwahati, the idyllic Brahmaputra Jungle Resort is (as the name suggests) a wild retreat. Set on the top of a hill, this three-star resort has an impressive designed complete with a waterfall, a mini-lake, tea gardens at the front, and the Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary at its back. It really is the perfect getaway. You’ll be well looked after here: guests booking in will find the owner Rajendra Tripathi’s name and contact number displayed prominently in the room. There are a…
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