Assam, one of the seven sister states in north-east part of India, is the most beautiful states adding extra popularity points in northeast India tourism. The beautiful state is blessed with green and vast tea gardens, snow-clad Himalayan Peaks, Myriads of rivers, streams and lakes; while it draws attention of tourists from across the world. Do you know, the beautiful state is famous for some of the best hill stations in India that are less crowded and serene to make your honeymoon or any kind of other holidays best ever. These hill stations are offbeat and unexplored; while they are surrounded by dense forests, undulating plains and rich cultural heritage that is worth visiting. Before choosing Assam honeymoon packages or north-east honeymoon packages, it is better to know about the laid-back and picturesque hill stations of Assam. Some of the most beautiful and wonderful hill stations are the following:
Diphu – Paradise for Nature Lovers
Situated at the distance of approx 270 km from Guwahati, Diphu is one of the best known hill stations in Assam that is famous for its pristine green rolling hills and serene surroundings that will surely leave you awestruck. It is full of beautiful temples like Deopani Durga Mandir, Shiva Mandir and Khanduli. It is a perfect place for various adventure activities like trekking, hiking and different others. If you want stunning views of Brahmaputra Valley, it is an ideal place to make your dream come true. You will see botanical garden, district museum and Arboretum as well as Marat Longri National Park.
Haflong – the Best and Most Popular One
Famous for lush green hills, sparkling water and opulent valleys, Haflong is one of the best and most popular hill stations near Guwahati – that is ideal for secluded and peaceful holiday and romance at the best. It is blessed with beautiful orchids and birds. It is counted as trackers’ paradise and ideal for paragliding too. Haflong Lake is the main attraction here where you can enjoy scenic boat ride. Borali Range and Orchid Garden are the main tourist attractions to see here.
Meibang – the Pride Possession of Kachari Kingdom
This beautiful and scenic hill station in Assam is a place of wonders and ideal for those who love traversing and unexplored trails. The wonderful hill station is known for stone carvings and sculptures of the Kachari Dynasty and sparkling waterfalls that are cascading down the verdant slopes. You will see the relics of Kachari Rajbari and most famous Ramchandi – a unique monolithic ancient temple that is known as Ek Patthar Ghar.
Umrangso – Perfect for Picturesque Backdrop
Perched on the spectacular North Cachar Hill, Umrangso is one of the most scenic hill stations in Assam – locate on the border of Assam and Meghalaya. It has a rustic charm that offers everything you need to rejuvenate your mind and soul. It is a perfect place for honeymoon and romantic holidays. The beautiful hill station is at the distance of 104 km from Haflong where you will reach through Jowai and Shillong Hills. Garampani – a Hot Spring located on the top of the hill is a perfect place to explore. It is famous for some amazing medicinal properties and gorgeous view of the surrounding valleys.
Apart from hill stations, you will also see a number of other wonderful places and destinations that are known for their scenic backdrop. You have to create a tour plan according to your choice and start enjoying the real pleasure and charm of your holidays in a memorable way.
Best Time to Visit Assam
The beautiful state of Assam witnesses different weather conditions. Summer season runs from April to June – these months are pleasant and refreshing to travel. It is the best time to enjoy wildlife safari in Kaziranga National Park that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for a home to one-horned rhinoceros.
Brahmaputra Valley is the main water source and river here that is prone to torrential rain and devastating flood. Thus, avoid Monsoon season to travel that is from July to September.
Winter months are perfect to see Assam ranging October to March – they are perfect for a romantic vacation. It is the time to enjoy festivals like Bihu – that is harvest festival celebrated in January. You will also visit the orchids in the hills and enjoy chilling weather.