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4 Popular Waterfalls in Assam

By Akshatha Vinayak

Wildlife is the pride and flora are the charm of the land of Assam. Famous known as the "Gateway to the Seven Sister States", Assam is an enchanter. In recent times, it has also become one of the well-known tourist getaways in North East India. Among various destinations, let us visit the popular waterfalls that glorify the beauty of Assam!

Waterfalls in Assam

Akashiganga Waterfalls

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Akashiganga Falls

You might have seen this picturesque falls on the calendars or postcards! The indescribable beauty of Akashiganga Falls is never to be missed in Naogaon of Assam. It is the largest waterfall and also a religious place in Assam.

According to the legend, when Vishnu uses his Chakra (wheel) to disperse the corpse of Sati, her body pieces falls at different places. It is believed that Sati's head fell at this place near Akashiganga Falls. Hence, it is a pilgrimage place for the Hindus.

Akashiganga Falls is one of the popular waterfalls in Assam!

Sivakunda Falls

Sivakunda Falls is a dazzling beauty cascading in Amsoi Hills at Morigaon, Assam. The scenic Sal Trees and Teak Trees surround the Sivakunda Falls to give a graphic look! A small pool at the foot of the falls makes up for the ideal picnic spot for the locals. The milky white water and the pool make it one of the famous weekend getaways in Assam.

Kakochang Waterfalls

Kakochang Waterfalls is one among the best tourist places in Jorhat region of Assam. The mountains, dense forests and remnants of a historical place looks perfect along with endeavouring falls. The surrounding tea plantations are yet another enchanting vistas at Kakochang Waterfalls. It is around 13km from Kaziranga National Park.

 Waterfalls in Assam

Champawati Kunda

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Champawati Kunda Waterfalls

Champawati Kunda or Chapnalla waterfalls is named after the place Chapnalla in Nagaon. This picturesque waterfalls is near to the historic Kaliabor and is one of the popular waterfalls in Assam. Locals, as well as the tourists love to explore the charming vistas of Champawati Kunda Falls.

Post-monsoon season is always the best time to visit the waterfalls. It is pure bliss to the waterfalls in their glory. Don't miss out on these waterfall destinations on your trip to Assam!

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