Adventures in Assam!

Angling

The river Jia Bhoroli, Kapili and Manas are the best places for angling. The Jia Bhoroli river is home to the fierce game fish, the Golden Mahseer, or tiger of the Himalayan rivers. An annual Angling competition is regularly held at Jia Bhoroli where a number of anglers both from outside the state as well as abroad participate every year.


River Cruise

The turbulent rivers, the mystic blue hills, the savage terrains and the serene countryside beckon the adventurers to Assam. Cruising down the mystic river Brahmaputra from Ninging to Dhubri is a great experience by itself.

 

River Rafting

The mighty river Brahmaputra and its turbulent tributaries like Manas, Jia Bhoroli and Kapili offer immense scope for River Rafting.

 

Boat Racing

Boat racing is a very popular sport of the state. People very often organise boat racing during festive occasions at places like Hajo, Saulkuchi, Barpeta and Guwahati.

 

Golf

Most of the tea gardens of Assam have golf courses attached to them. All of them are 9 hole golf courses except for Digboi which is an eighteen hole course.

 

Mountaineering & Trekking

Assam's topography makes it an ideal destination for trekkers, mountaineers and rock climbers. The hills, in particular, the North Cachar Hills and Karbi Hills are extremely good for trekking and mountaineering. There is also a rock hill in Morigaon District known as "Elephant Rocks" which offer ample scope for Rock Climbing. The Simhasana Hill of Karbi Anglong is also famous for rock climbing.

 

Mountain Biking

The hilly terrain offers a very good challenge to Mountains Bikers. The Assam Tourism Department in collaboration with The Assam Tourism Development Corporation and other adventure organizations have organized several bicycle and motorbike rallies in and outside the state. Several foreign groups including individual tourists have visited the state for the same.

 

Para-sailing

A totally new sport, Para-sailing, has been introduced by Assam Tourist Development Corporation to attract domestic and foreign tourists. The ideal place for Para-sailing near Guwahati is North Guwahati.

 

Hang Gliding

The ideal place for Hang Gliding are Kamakhya Hills and hills around Kaziranga.

 

   
 
 
 

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