Nestled between Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland, along the Brahmaputra River Valley, Assam is the largest, and most accessible of India’s North Eastern states. The birthplace of tea in India, the landscape is defined by those emerald green tea terraces, rolling rice paddies, and majestic mountains beyond. Home to thriving tribal communities, who are known for their colourful weaves and prized silk. The national parks of Kaziranga and Manas host two-thirds of the world’s one-horned rhino population, as well as the mythical sounding Ganges River dolphins, hundreds of rare migratory birds, and wild elephants. Travel between November and March for the best weather.