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the river Brahmaputra is situated Dibrugarh, the largest tea exporting
town in India. It is also the gateway to Arunachal Pradesh. Dibrugarh
Surrounded by tea gardens with the misty outlines of the Himalayas
in the background.
is located along the river Brahmaputra. Some times it is referred
as the gateway to some districts of Arunachal Pradesh. It is the
largest tea exporting town in India. Dibrugarh has direct access
by road, railway and air to other parts of Assam and major cities
of the country.
links Dibrugarh and other important towns of Assam, from where
A/C and non A/C deluxe coaches are available daily. Dibrugarh is
linked with Guwahati by a broad gauge line. It is also connected
with other cities of country by express and super fast trains.
Dibrugarh has regular air flight from major cities like Delhi,
Calcutta and Guwahati from its Mohanbari airport which is 17 km
from the town. In Dibrugarh one can go around the tea gardens
which are located in and around the town. A large number of tea
estates are located along NH-37 covering large area of Dibrugarh
to Assam and North Eastern region. A fast growing metropolis and
the principal city of Assam. Guwahati is the most important tourist
destination in Assam. The city lying on the banks of River Brahamaputra
is the largest commercial, industrial and educational center of
can be easily accessed by road as NH 37 passes through it along
the south of river Brahamaputra and goes to Dibrugarh and Tinsukia.
Infact, Guwahati is the junction of NH-31, 37 and 40. The city
has Assam State Transport Corporation and private buses. There
are regular A/C and non A/C deluxe coaches for the city. There
are many trains for Guwahati from all over the country. There
are Rajdhani as well as other super fast trains from Delhi, Calcutta
and Chennai. The airport is the largest in the region linking
it to the major cities of Delhi, Mumbai and Calcutta as well as
to airports of Assam and the north east region. The airfield is
taking regular air flights and it is planned to be converted into
an international airport. The regular flights include both Private
and National airlines.
amid the blue hills and gently undulating plains carpeted with emerald
green tea plantations is a place which still retains its colonial
ambience. Digboi Assam's oil city with a history going back to the
early 18th century, when oil was first discovered in the area. The
place still continues as a tiny island of Raj culture. Digboi boasts
of two modern wonders of the world-- a hundred year old oil-field
still producing and the world's oldest operating oil refinery and
also British life-style complemented by clubs and Golf Courses.
This place is well connected by road, rail & air communication.
NH-38 runs through Digboi. The nearest airport of Dibrugarh is 65
km from Digboi. A/C and non A/C deluxe coaches ply regularly from
Guwahati to Digboi both day and night.
The district headquarters and transit point for the world largest
river island- Majuli. Satras and the Vaishnavism are main attraction
of this place.. Jorhat is connected to Guwahati by a direct rail
line. There are direct flights from Guwahati to Jorhat and other
parts of the country.
town of Jorhat is located 314 km from Guwahati astride NH 37. It
is a good link between lower Assam with upper Assam as also North
Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland. It has a connection by road, railway
and air to other parts of Assam and major cities of the country.
There are Assam state transport Corporation as well as private buses
which operate in this sector.
Majuli island is world's largest river island located 12 kms from
Jorhat in the middle of river Brahmaputra. There is regular ferry
service from Neamati Ghat to the island. The main attraction of
Majuli is its Satras. Majuli is famous for satras only, there are
665 Satras in Assam; out of them 65 satras are situated in Majuli.
four main satras in Majuli are: Auniti Satra Garamur Satra Kamalabari
Satra Dakhinpat Satra Jorhat has many tea gardens and other attractive
places full of greenery for leisure tourism. Facing limitless blue
sky, her feet being caressed by holy waters of Brahamaputra, over
looking the great Himalayas, she is none other than the largest
inland water island.
is creation of the master creator & moulder, God himself. The sublime
and serene atmosphere of the island provides a perfect environment
in which the soul combines with elements. This has provided the
back drop for the historic "Moni Kanchan Sanjog" between Assam's
pioneer Vaishnavite Saints Shankerdeva and his disciple Madhabdeva
in the 15th century. With the subsequent establishment of 'Satras',
Majuli emerged as the crwoning glory of the Vaishnavite culture