In the Amsoi hills of the Morigaon district of Assam, an enthralling waterfall is located, called the Sivakunda Waterfall. Surrounded by forests, mainly of Assam teak and Sal, the waterfall is well known for its amazing scenic beauty. Obstructed by the rocks of the hill, the milky white water gushes down to a small and serene pool of water. There is also a bridge on the fall, from where the enchanting route of the water can be observed. The place is also well known as a picnic spot, and people gather on the banks to make merry especially during the winter. There are a few places like the Circuit House in Morigaon, and a few cottages to accommodate tourists visiting this place.
Popular things to do & see in and around
The Sivakunda Waterfall attracts a number of tourists and nature photographers due to its spellbinding beauty. The serene beauty of the waterfall, surrounded by green forest brings a lot of people to this place. It is also well known as a picnic spot for the locals. There are some other places of interest near this waterfall such as Kholkakat Reserve Forest, Pobitora Sanctuary etc.
The waterfall is located about 10 km away from the National Highway 37, and can be easily reached by taxis . The nearest airport from this place Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport is located at Guwahati. The nearest railway station is also at Guwahati, about 85 km away from this spot.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit this place is between October and March. After the monsoon, the waterfall is found at its peak.
Moreover, the colour of the forest around is enhanced against the background of the serene blue and white water. The spot should be avoided during the monsoon, as rain may lead to disruption in the tour.