Jia Bhoroli, Kapili and Manas rivers are favorable spots for angling in Assam. Jia Bhoroli is the abode of the game fish, tiger fish and Golden Mahseer.
Angling competitions are annually held at this site where anglers from all over the come to participate. This contest is organised by the State Forest Department in association with 'Assam Bhoroli Anglers Association, a sport's organisation.
Eco tourism is on a rise and almost all the states in India, blessed with Mother Nature, is providing it the much-required boost. Wildlife tours are part of the usual tourist attractions. In order to lure the adventure lovers the wilderness has been promoted as a place for camping. Places with high hills and a little rugged terrain can be used as trekking trails as well. With the interested tourists flowing in eco camps have been started in Assam as well. The eco camps are located in the vicinity of the Nameri National Park. It is the perfect getaway for the campers. All kinds of modern amenities have been arranged for the visitors in these camps.
Assam is often referred to as a gift of Brahmaputra and in a way it truly is. It not only sustains the flora and fauna of Assam, it is also helpful for promoting the adventure sports. River cruises on Brahmaputra are challenging and exciting. The cruises start from Ninging and proceeds to Dhubri. This river is the fourth largest river in India and it would surely quite adventurous to explore the river and its rivulets.
Boat Racing in Assam is another popular sport. In places, such as, Barpeta, Guwahati, Saulkuchi and Hajo it is organised during festivities. This sport is as popular in Assam as snake boating is in Kerala.
River Rafting on the muddy waters of the Brahmaputra and on its tumultuous tributaries like Manas, Jia Bhoroli and Kapili would be quite exciting. The rapids also will raise the adrenalins of the adventure lovers.
Once upon a time Golf courses were built by the British. They were primarily built around the tea plantations. However the number of the golf course have risen considerably. Anybody who is interested in this sport can avail the following 21 golf course. These are scattered in Digboi, Jorhat, Dibrugarh and other places in Assam. Most of these have air strips attached to them.
Golf courses in Assam are as follows:-
The topography of Assam is suitable for outdoor activities, such as, Mountaineering and Trekking. The North Cachar Hills and Karbi Hills are well known for their trekking trails. A rock hill in the Morigaon District, also known as "Elephant Rocks", is the ideal spot for rock climbers. The Simhasana Hill of Karbi Anglong is also famous for rock climbing.
Another popular adventurous sport in Assam is the Mountain Biking. The Assam Tourism Department in collaboration with The Assam Tourism Development Corporation and other adventure organizations have arranged for several competitions to popularize this sport. Bikers from all over the world visit Assam to participate in such rallies.
Besides these the Assam government has also introduced two new sports. These are Para-Sailing and Hang Gliding. While Para-Sailing is ideally practiced in Guwahati, the ultimate places for Hang Gliding are Kamakhya Hills and hills around Kaziranga.
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