This Bihu break, why not create a new tradition and travel with your family or friends? Here are three weekend getaways that you can try.
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is easily accessible from Guwahati. If you love spending time outdoors, then you will love visiting. Try and spot as many one horned rhinos as you can. It is home to thousands of migratory birds. Pobitora is also famous for wild buffaloes, barking deer and leopard. It is a great picnic spot. Two other attractions in the area worth visiting are Handuk Hanging Bridge and the Garanga Beel Pond.
A historic town in Assam, Tezpur is also known as ‘The Cultural Capital of Assam’. It is famous for its temples, beautiful parks, hills, sceneries and the mighty Brahmaputra. Be sure to take your time to explore the archaeological remains in Tezpur. Top attraction are the Chitralekha Uddyan also known as Cole Park, Agnigarh, The Mahabhairav Mandir, Padum Pukhuri, an island turned into a park, and Ganesh Ghat by the banks of Brahmaputra is the best place to watch the sunset.
Kaziranga National Park
Kaziranga is an ideal weekend destination from Guwahati. Apart from Rhinos, it is home to tigers and a large breeding population of elephants, wild water buffalo, and swamp deer. The best way to explore the park is via the jeep safari. Be sure to go early in the morning for the best sightings. There are many resorts in the area where you can put up for the night .