Tea-aholics, beware—Dibrugarh is the city in which you will lose all self control. Known as the tea city of the North East, Dibrugarh will turn even the non tea drinker into a lover, with its spectacular sprawling tea gardens and massive tea production units. Situated close to the Kaziranga National Park, Diburgarh is also a haven of flora and fauna. Further, the fact that this city is situated on the banks of the great Brahmaputra River means you can take a fun, relaxed ferry ride down the ebbing waters, while watching the greenery pass by.
Dibrugarh is Assam’s largest city and an important economic and commercial hub. It is a major producer of tea, oil, fertilizers and has a thriving cottage industry that excels in wood and bamboo furniture and products as well as cotton weaves. This can only mean one thing—get ready to shop to your heart’s content in Dibrugarh.
With a number of tourist attractions, warm, lovely people and delectable food, Dibrugarh promises to creep into your heart within no time.
A visit to one, if not all, of the tea estates while you’re in Dibrugarh is a given. Explore the fields, dress like the pickers, take tons of photos and drink cups and cups of delicious tea while you’re at it.
Surrounded by rainforests and greenery, the region is home to a number of wildlife sanctuaries housing myriad flora and fauna that should be witnessed, especially by all nature enthusiasts. These include the Jokai Botanical Garden cum Germplasm Center, and the Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary.
Temples in Dibrugarh are both beautiful and religiously significant, and are on most visitor’s lists. Koli Aai Thaan and the Radha Krishna Temple are the ones you don’t want to miss. Fit in a trip to Namphake Town while you’re in Dibrugarh where there is a beautiful monastery, traditional stilt houses, a pagoda and lots more.
Finally, if you’re in the city, make it a point to visit the Dols and Maidams, the traditional structures built by rulers of the Ahom Kingdom.
There are, of course, a number of bus services that you can use while in Dibrugarh. Auto-rickshaws and cycle-rickshaws are also common throughout the city. Taxis are usually available near the station and airport. Inside some of the sanctuaries, you can take jeeps or even hire elephants to move around.
On a daily basis there are approximately 14 flights that operate at Dibrugarh Airport.IndiGo and Air India are the most popular airline brands that fly frequently to this airport.
Besides flying you can also reach Dibrugarh through train.Dibrugarh, Dibrugarh Townare some of the most popular train stations in Dibrugarh.On an average about 24 trains pass through Dibrugarh on a daily basis.Mariani to Dibrugarh, Guwahati to Dibrugarh, Lumding to Dibrugarhare some of the most popular routes to Dibrugarh with 56, 49, 49 trains weekly respectively.
By road Dibrugarh is surrounded by Tinsukia, Sibsagar, Maingkwan which are 26.7 km, 39.81 km, 53.13 km away respectively. These places are ideal spots for people to plan their short weekend break.
Dibrugarh has a total of 3 hotels.There are 3 hotels in Dibrugarh with the popular ones being Hotel Natraj, Hotel Rajawas, Dibrugarh Club House etc.