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Along 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.

Dibrugarh 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.

NH-37 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 district.



Gateway 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 the region.

Guwahati 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.



Tucked 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.

The 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.

The 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.

Majuli 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 in Assam.

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