Kamakshya Devalaya, Darrang-Assam

Darrang constitutes an important part in the exploration of the state of Assam owing to the various Satras, religious sites and scenic beauty of the place. It also has many sightseeing destinations for the tourists among which the famous Kamakshya Devalaya is a must visit. This temple is located in the south western part of Kalaigaon near the Lakhimpur Village. This religious site was founded before the 12th century AD and was considered to be Read more…

Patharughat Swaheed Minar, Darrang-Assam

The beautiful temples, sanctuaries and historical remains are the main attractions of the Darrang district. One such place of historical relevance in the district is the Patharughat Swaheed Minar. This tourist spot is located about 16 kms away from Mangaldai and is considered as one of the prominent places in the state of Assam. This minar was constructed in the memory of the victims of Assamese origin who lost their lives in the Jallianwala Bagh Read more…

Gandhi Smriti Park, Darrang-Assam

Darrang has several religious places and the flora and fauna of the district is also well developed. One such tourist attraction of the district is the Gandhi Smriti Park which is located at the heart of the town Mangaldai. This park has been well maintained by the authorities in charge and is a beautiful destination to be visited. The tranquility and freshness of the park allures the visitors and the lush green surrounding of the Read more…

Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary, Darrang-Assam

Situated in the Himalayan foothills, Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary sprawls between Udalguri and Baksa districts of Assam. The sanctuary also flanks Bhutan border and is spread in an area of 26 sq kms. It is named after the River Bornadi which flows on the western side of this wildlife reserve. Bornadi was recognized as a wildlife sanctuary in 1980 and it was established to protect the rare species of Hispid Hare and Pygmy Hog. Other animals Read more…

Orang National Park, Darrang-Assam

Also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park, Orang sprawls between Darrang and Sonitpur districts of Assam. This wildlife reserve is spread in an area of 78.81 square kilometres and was recognized as a national park in 1999. Orang is said to have similar landscape as that of the famed Kaziranga National Park with strategic location of marshes, streams and grasslands. The park is also recognized as the most significant reserve to conserve on-horned rhinos on Read more…

Majgaon Nigamghola, Bongaigaon-Assam

Nigamghola Village is small village located in the magical land of Assam. Coming under the Bongaigaon district, it is inhabited by Garo tribe. Garo is one of the few matrilineal societies existing in India. Nestled in the foothills of Nakkati reserve, this small village is home to some of the rare species of flora and fauna. The prime occupation of the people here is agriculture but it is more famous for its horticultural products reflecting Read more…

Sri Surya Pahar, Bongaigaon-Assam

Sri Surjya Pahar, a noted archaeological site situated at the banks of Brahmaputra, at Assam is a lesser known tourist spot with great significance in terms of historical value. This place is located 132 km down northwest side of Guwahati. The sacred Sri Surya Pahar is a stretch of shivlingas approximately expanding up to a kilometer. The lingas are said to be formed by boulder and big rocks. It is believed that there are 99999 Read more…

Kachugaon Game Reserve, Bongaigaon-Assam

Goalpara Forest was bifurcated into two parts- Kachugaon and Haltugaon. Kachugaon was once the dense forest ever known. Unlike today only patches of it are found due to vast deforestation. The forest had glorious Sal trees- Bamba Sal, Bhabhar Sal Forest, Eastern Heavy Alluvial Plain Sal Forest and Terai Sal Forest. It also had lustrous Mixed Deciduous Forest, Savannah Forest (wet and dry savannah), Evergreen Forest and Riverain Forest. An important fact about this place Read more…

Pancharatna Bridge, Bongaigaon-Assam

Assam has a number of historic sites, among which two sites which are prominent are called Jogighopa and Pancharatna. These two sites are situated in the north and south banks of the River Brahmaputra, facing each other in the district of Bongaigaon. Jogighopa is situated in the northern side and Pancharatna on the southern side. The two sites have a number of rock cubicles, which were used as meditation rooms for the monks. Moreover, there Read more…

Bhumeswar Hill, Chirang-Assam

In the Chirang district of Assam, there is a Tehsil or Block named Sidli, where the Bhumeswar hills are situated. There is a village known as the Bhumeswar Hills NC. Bongaigaon, the nearest town from the Bhumeswar hills is 6 km away. Agriculture is one of the main occupations of the people here, and Assam tea, rice, mustard seeds, potato are some of the main products of the region. There are a number of festivals Read more…