India - Assam Adventure Tourism

by V.A.Ponmelil (All rights reserved by the author)

Assam Adventure Tourism

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

Cruising down the mystic river Brahmaputra from Ninging to Dhubri provides a great experience.

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. It is held 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 18-hole course.

Mountaineering and Trekking

The hills like 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 offers ample scope for Rock Climbing. The Simhasana Hill of Karbi Anglong is also famous for rock climbing.
 
Mountain Biking

The Assam Tourism Department in collaboration with the Assam Tourism Development Corporation and other adventure organizations has organized several bicycle and motorbike rallies in and outside the state.

Para-sailing

Para-sailing, has been introduced by Assam Tourist Development Corporation near Guwahati is North Guwahati.

Hang Gliding

The ideal place for Hang Gliding is Kamakhya Hills apart from hills around Kaziranga.

 

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