Assam travel and tourism. Adventure tour and trips. Photo tales of famous and hidden places. Its in northeastern India known for its wildlife, archeological sites and tea plantations. In the west, Guwahati is the largest city, features silk bazaars and the hilltop Kamakhya mandir. Umananda temple sits on Peacock Island in the Brahmaputra river. The state capital is Dispur. The ancient pilgrimage site of Hajo and Madan Kamdev, the ruins lie nearby.