Adventure in Asom
Just one look of
Asom topography and you will know that there is some thing
special for Adventure in Asom. The swirling landscape
dotted with some magnificent hills and fast rivers are apt
for some pulse racing adventure sports. Be it Aerosports,
water sports or land adventure, there is scope for
everything. In fact, most of the visitors who come to Asom
are here to indulge in one or the other adventure sports.
River rafting and trekking are the most indulged in activity
in the state. Then there are Aerosports like Para sailing
and Hang Gliding which are still the upcoming sports in
Asom is an
amazing place for trekking, both for novice as well as
experienced trekkers. The best place for trekking in Asom
is Cachar hills and karbi hills. They are often referred to
as dream location for trekkers and mountaineers. There are
many camps as well that provide you with all the necessary
items for trekking. At high altitudes, it is advised that
you carry sun protection like sunscreen lotion and shades to
mitigate the effect of hard rays. The best time to visit
Asom for trekking is in the months from April to October.
For mountain climbing, Elephant Rocks in Morigaon district
are really famous among the mountaineers.
Para Sailing is
slowly and gradually making its way to becoming the most
favored adventure sports in Asom. It has not been long
since it was introduced in Asom but and already there are
many foreign and domestic tourists who wish to indulge in
Para Sailing. Asom Tourist Development Corporation has set
up many institutes to organize the whole setup. In Para
Sailing, a parachute is attached to the back of vehicle and
is towed behind the vehicle are practiced in vast open
lands. There are many such open spots in North Guwahati
which are considered to be the place for Para Sailing.
Hang Gliding is a
sport that hugely depends on climatic conditions. So if you
are not able to enjoy on the day that you kept aside, don't
get disappointed, come back another day when the weather is
absolutely perfect for Hang Gliding. The best place to
indulge in this sports is in Kamakhya hills and on hills
There is lot of
scope for river watersports in Asom because of the
magnificent River Brahmaputra. It passes through Asom
valleys along with its many tributaries like Jia Bhorali,
Manah and Kapili which are splendid for adventure sports.
These fast paced water bodies are brimming with class 3,
Class 4 and class 5 rapids. This makes river rafting in
Asom extremely thrilling and at the same time challenging.
The river water during most part of the year is chilling; so
it is advised that you carry necessary equipments and
clothing for an enjoyable river rafting stint. There are
many camps as well that organize such adventure trips in
Asom. The calm stretches of these rivers are also a great
place to experience Angling.
Asom has over the years made adventure as one of the prime
attractions for tourists. They have immensely improved the
infrastructure for adventure sports making it really
worthwhile to come to this state and enjoy the thrills and
frills of heart pumping sports.