Assam is a beautiful state of North east India which is known for adventurous activities, tea plantation and wildlife. This state is one of the favorite destinations for adventure lovers. The magnificent hill stations of the state with fast flowing rivers are apt for exciting adventurous sports. Assam is suitable all types of adventure and water sports activities. Assam is a home to one of the most challenging rivers in the world, the Brahmaputra. The Brahmaputra River is the fourth largest river in the word and offers amazing river rafting activities for tourist.
Here is the list of adventure activities in Assam.
River rafting is the most popular activity for adventure lovers in the state of Assam. Kapili, Jia Bhoroli and Manas are the most famous sites between tourists for river rafting. November to May is a best season for river rafting activity but this activity is closed in the season of monsoon. The best is that you don’t have to know swimming to do this activity.
The Karbi Hills and the Cachar Hills are among the best places in Assam, known for their amazing treks among tourists. This place is also said to be a dreamland for mountaineers. There are several camps arranged here which provide trekking activities for tourists with all the necessary arrangements made. April to October is the best time for trekking.
Parasailing and Hang Gliding
Parasailing has gained immense popularity over time when it comes to adventure sports in Assam. This sport is popular in the large open places of the northern part of Guwahati and is popular among domestic and foreign tourists. Hang gliding is another famous adventure sport but it depends on the climatic conditions In good weather, tourists can try their hand at hang gliding.
In Guwahati area, there is Assam State Zoo which is famous for its artificial wall climbing and a whole range of exciting activities. Artificial wall climbing is a fun experience. The activity begins early in the morning at 6 A.M at the Late Rohini Kumar Bhuyan Rock Garden and is divided into small climbing sessions with a short safety briefing.
The roads of Assam are suitable and perfect for bike riders seeking adventure. The Assam Govt. has recently constructed two national highways between Guwahati and Shillong, which makes the route perfect and comfortable for bike riders. The distance between Guwahati and Shillong is about 90 kms and may take a minimum of 3 hours.
If you are an adventure lover or wish to explore adventurous activities while on holiday, then Assam is the perfect destination for paragliding, river rafting, cycling, motorcycle rides and trekking activities. For those wanting to go beyond adventure, Assam is also popular for its wildlife, beautiful lakes, heritage, culture and much more!