Tourism in Sibsagar

The historic town of Sibsagar attracts a lot of tourist every year. Sibsagar is the most visited tourist destination in Assam. The 200 year old sibsagar tank is located in the heart of the city, The city is also the home of many old Satras of the Vaishnavite culture, Sakta and Buddhist shrines and also Muslim Dargahs. Apart from these about 500 tanks and places and forts belonging to the Ahoms, Kachari kings, Manipuris and Jaintia Shan are found in and around the city. The specialty of the city lies in its beautiful historical monuments located amongst naturally beautiful place. Some of the must visit tourist places in Sibsagar are:

Major Tourist Attractions in Sibsagar


Tourist places in Sibsagar

Rang Ghar


The Rang Ghar is located about 3 km from the city Sibsagar. It is said to be the oldest amphitheatre in Asia.

Kareng Ghar


The Kareng Ghar was the royal palace of the Ahom Kings.  It was one of the largest monuments made by the Ahom Kings
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Talatal Ghar

Talatal Ghar is located on the banks of the Dikhow river and it is considered one of the tallest monuments made by the Ahom Kings.

Charaideo

Charaideo was the first capital of the Ahom Kingdom. The place is famous for having the burial ground of the Ahom kings and queens.

Namdang Stone Bridge

The Namdang Stone Bridge is situated on the Namdang river at Sibsaga. It is s a three hundred year old bridge.

Sibsagar Tank

Sibsagar Tank is a huge tank that was constructed by the Ahoms three hundred years back.There are three temples located on the bank of the tank.

Joysagar Tank

The Joysagar tank was constructed by the Ahom king Rudra Singha in the year 1697. It is the largest man-made tank in India and perhaps the biggest man-made pond in the world.

Gaurisagar Tank

Gaurisagar Tank was built by the Ahoms and it is dedicated to Goddess Durga.

Shivadol

Shivadol is located at the heart of the Sibsagar town. Shivadol is one of the tallest Shiva temples in India.

Vishnudol

The temple is located adjacent to Shivadol and Devidol and the Vishnudol is a temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

Devidol

Located on the banks of Sibsagar tank, The Devidol is a temple dedicated to Goddess Durga.

Panidihing Bird Sanctuary

It is situated on the southern bank of River Brahmaputra and it is a paradise of migratory birds.

Sibsagar located around 369kms from Guwahati is a historic city in the state of Assam. The city has been connected with royalty from more than 600 years.  Sibsagar is one of the important tourist hubs in Assam. The city is dotted with several monuments and temples alluring thousands of tourists every year. Tourism in Sibsagar includes tanks ancient temples, historical monuments, museums and sanctuaries.

Tanks in Sibsagar

The city of Sibsagar is popular for the century old man made tanks. The tanks in Sibsagar traces back to the time of Ahom rule in Assam. The Sibsagar tank was constructed during the Ahom rule three hundred years ago. The tank was constructed in the year 1734 by queen Madambika, wife of king Siva Singha. Another must visit tourist place in Sibsagar is the Joysagar tank. The tank was constructed by Ahom king Rudra Singha in the year 1697, in the memory of his mother Sati Joymati. During the year 1722-1791 queen Phuleswari Devi excavated the tank and it was dedicated to Goddess Durga. There is also another tank named Rudrasagar Tank. The pond was constructed by  king Lakshmi Singha in the year 1773.

Sibsagar is a beautiful tourist place in Assam. The tourism in Sibsagar has a lot to offer to the tourist. Among the many tanks located in Sibsagar, the most popular is the 200 year old Sibsagar tank situated at the heart of the city. The other tanks being Joysagar tank, Rudra sagar tank, Gaurisagar tank and so on. The tanks in Sibsagar traces back to the time of the Ahom rule in Assam. Described below are the various tanks in Sibsagar.

Sibsagar Tank


Tanks in Sibsagar


Sibsagar Tank also known as Borpukhuri is located at the center of the Sibsagar town. The tank was constructed three hundred years back by the Ahoms. There are three important temples located on the bank of the tank.

In the year in 1734, the tank was built by queen Madambika, wife of king Siva Singha. She named the tank after her husband. The tank was built at an area of 130 acres. The original depth of the Sibsagar tank was 64 feet. The tank’s embankment is artificial and that has raised the surface of the water to a height of 40 feet from the surrounding plain.

According to some Historians the tank was built in one night. It is also believed that the water level of the tank never changes and every time it remains above the level of the town.
The Sibsagar tank also attracts lots of tourist every year. The bank of the Sibsagar tank is the centre of the district administration. There are also monuments, parks and museums situated on the bank of the tanks. The three famous temple Vishnu Dol, Shiva Dol and Devi Dol are located on the bank of the tank. There is also a Buddhist monastery, a mosque and a church by the side of the tank that attract tourists.

Joysagar tank


Tanks in Sibsagar

The Joysagar tank is the largest man-made tank in India and perhaps the biggest man-made pond in the world, The Joysagar tank is located about 5 km away from the Sibsagar district headquarter. Ahom king Rudra Singha built the Joysagar tank in the year 1697. The Ahom King built the Joysagar tank in memory of his mother Sati Joymati. Sati Joymati was convicted in this place.

The Joysagar tank is constructed at an area of 318 acres. The shape of the tank is rectangular. The tank has four banks, out of which 155 acres is filled with fresh water. The tank has a 2 km long earthen water pipeline that connects the tank to Kareng Ghar for supplying water. The water level of the tank does not fall much during dry season even because the underground water supports the source of water to the tank. The water level of the tank always remains at 14 feet higher than the ground level.

The unique aesthetic and historical values of the tank attract tourists in large number of to the place. Shivadol, Joydol and Devidol the three famous temples in Sibsagar that are situated on the bank of the tank. These temples attract large number of tourists and devotees and tourists to the place.

Gaurisagar Tank


tanks in Sibsagar

The Gaurisagar tank is located at a distance of about 12 km from Sibsagar town. The tank was constructed during the period of Ahom rule. The tank is dedicated to Goddess Durga. Queen Phuleswari Devi built the tank three hundred years bank during 1722-1791. She was a devotee of Goddess Durga. Goddess Durga is also known as Gauri and hence the tank derives its name after goddess Durga.

The tank comprises an area of 150 acres. There are three temples namely, Vishnu Temple, Durga Temple and Shiva Temple situated by the bank of the tank. Every day, hundreds of devotees come to offer their prayers in the temples. . It is, in fact, because of this tank that the entire place is now known as Gaurisagar.

Rudrasagar Tank


Tanks in Sibsagar

King Lakshmi Singha built the Rudrasagar tank in the year 1773. The tank was built in memory of his father king Rudra Singha. The tank is located at a distance of 8km from the Sibsagar town Lord shiva is worshipped in the temple.

Religious Spots in Sibsagar


Temples in Sibsagar


Many ancient temples have been in existence in Sibsagar since ages. There are three most important temples Vishnudol, Devidol and Shivadol located on the banks of Sibsagar tank. Located in the heart of the city, Shivadol is one of the tallest Shiva temple in India. The temple was built by queen Madambika in the year 1734. The Vishnudol is located adjacent to the Shiva dol. Queen Madambika built the temple in the year 1734 and dedicated it to Lord Vishnu. The Devidol temple is located about 4kms from the city of Sibsagar and the temple symbolizes the Hindu goddess of shakti and power. Ajan Pir Dargah Sharif is located about 22 kms from the Sibsagar town and is a religious places for the muslims. Apart from these some other religious spots in Sibsagar are Joysagar Temple, Hatimuriah Bar Namghar Cherekapar, Dikhowparia Rajahua Namghar and Sivsagar Buddhist Temple.

The historic city of Sibsagar is one of the popular tourist’s destinations in Assam. The Vishnudol temple, Sivdol temple and Devidol temple located on the banks of the Sibsagar tank are most important religious places in Sibsagar.

The most important religoius places in Sibsagar are mentioned below:

Shivadol


Temples in Sibsagar


Shivadol is located at the heart of the city of Sibsagar. The temple is one of the tallest Shiva temples in India. It is situated on the bank of the Sibsagar tank along with Devidol and Vishnudol. Queen Madambika, wife of Shiva Singha, built the Shivadol three hundred years back in the year 1734.

The temple is 104 feet in height and its diameter 195 feet. A 7 feet high golden dome called kolosi is caped on the topmost part of the dol.The upper domal structure of the temple is made of brick. The walls of the Shivadol are sculptured with the statues of Hindu gods and goddess. It is built of stone masonry work.

The Shivadol attracts thousands of devotees and tourist from around the globe. Lord Shiva is the presiding deity of the temple. most important festival celebrated in the temple is Mahashivaratri. Devotees in large number throng the place during Shivaratri. During this festival a huge mela is also organized which serves as a major attraction for the tourists. Hare Krishna kirtan is also observed in the month of sawan in the temple.

Vishnudol


Temples in sibsagar


Vishnudol is located on the bank of the Sibsagar tank along with Devidol and Shivadol. This temple was also built by queen Madambika, in the year 1734. The height of Vishnudol is 60 feet it is 120 feet in diameter. The whole structure of the Vishnudol is made of brick. People also practice Vaishnava religion in the temple. There is no sculpture or statue of God inside the temple. Srimanta Sankardeva, the Vaishnava saint‘s sacred Namgosha is kept in the temple. One interesting fact of the temple is that there is a shivalingam in the sanctum sanctorum of the temple.

This temple is dedicated to lord Vishnu. Nam kirtan is held in the temple. Bhada is considered an auspicious month in Hindu calendar and during this hundreds of devotees throng the temple.

Devidol


Temples in Sibsagar


The Devidol is located 4kms from the City of sibsagar. It was also constructed by queen Madambika in 1734. Goddess Durga is worshipped in the temple. Durga and kali puja is celebrated in this temple.
The entire temple is made of bricks and a tier of gold-plated Kolosi is placed on a solid circular in the temple. Hundreds of devotees throng the temple during this time. Balisthal is special place for worship in the temple. This space is only used during the time of Durga and Kali puja.

Ajan Pir Dargah Sharif


Religious spots in Sibsagar


Ajan Pir Dargah Sharif is located about 22 km away from Sibsagar town in Saraguri Chapori. The dargah is a religious place of the Muslims in Sibsagar. Azan Pir was a Muslim saint and preacher and the dargah was in the memory of saint.

Azan Pir came from Baghdad and settled in Sibsagar. The saint composed two devotional songs Zan and Zikir which have similarities with the Assamese devotional song borgeet. The saint married an Ahom woman. Urus is held in the Ajan Pir Dargah every year. Thousands of devotees gather at the Dargah to pay homage to the saint during this time.

Historical Sites in Sibsagar


Historical places in Sibsagar

Sibsagar is also famous for the many ancient monuments and museums located in and around the city. The Ranghar is situated about 3kms from the city of Sibsagar and is one of the oldest amphitheatres in Asia. The Kareng Ghar is located 15 km from the city and is the royal palace of the Ahom Kings. The monument was bulid by Rajeswara Singha in the year 1752 AD. Talatal Ghar is located on the banks of the river Dikhow and is one of the tallest monuments built by the Ahom Kings. Another very important historic site in Sibsagar is the Chraideao. Chraideao contains the burial ground of the Ahom Kings.

Sibsagar is a popular tourist destination. There are number of historical sites in Sibsagar. Some of the most important historical sites in Sibsagar include Rang ghar, Kareng Ghar, Talatal Ghar and Charaideo. The magnificent architectural structures of the palaces and monuments palace are bound to catch the attention of the visitor. The structure of theses monuments is of huge archeological and historical interest. Described below are the most popular historical monuments in Sibsagar.

Rang Ghar


Historical sites in Sibsagar


The Rang Ghar is located about 3 km from Sibsagar town. It is said to be the oldest amphitheatre in Asia. Rang Ghar resembles the Roman Coliseum. Sports and all cultural activities were conducted here during the Ahom rule. The Rang Ghar was constructed during the reign of Ahom king Pramatta Singha in the year 1746 AD. It was a centre of fun and amusement of the Ahom ruler. It served as the royal sports pavilion from where the Ahom rulers and nobles witnessed sports like bull fights, buffalo fights, bird fights and various sports at the Rupahi Pathar. During the Bihu festival especially, the royal family used to witness the sports.

Structure of Rang Ghar

The Rang Ghar dates back to the Ahom period. It is a double storied monument and has a unique architectural style. The monument is almost oval shaped.

The shape of central unit of the ground plan is rectangular. The monument is annexed with small structures of trapezoid ends whichmake the ground octagonal. On the roof of the Rang Ghar, there is a design of an Ahom royal long boat. The base of the buliding has a series of arched entrances. A pair of stone crocodiles is sculptured on the top of the roof.

During the time of the Ahoms a paste of eggs and rice was used for construction of palaces instead of cement. In order to construct the inner walls of the palaces and monuments powdered mixed lime and bricks were used. During the hot weather this powder was used to make the inner walls cool.   
The pavilion of the monument is 10 meter in height and length of the pavilion is 27 meter and the width is 11 meter.

Works on Rang Ghar

It is important to note that the entrance of the Srimanta Sankardeva Kalashetra at Guwahati is a replica of the Rang Ghar. It also served as the logo of the National Games of 2007 held in Guwahati.

Kareng Ghar


Historical sites in Sibsagar


The Kareng Ghar is located about 15 km from the Sibsagar town. It was the royal palace of the Ahom Kings when Garhgaon was the capital of the Ahom kingdom. It was one of the largest monuments built by the Ahom rulers. The Kareng Ghar was built by Ahom king Suklengmung. It was the royal palace of the Ahom Kings.The palace was made of woods. King Pramatta Singha constructed a brick wall in the capital complex. The existing building was built by Rajeswara Singha in the year 1752 AD.

Structure of Kareng Ghar

The Kareng Ghar is a four-storied monument. The palace is arranged decreasing tiers. The top floor of the building has dome like roof with a chamber. Initially there were four watch towers. However, only two watch towers exist now.

The ground floor consists of three halls and also front and rear chambers. Cannels around the forts and building and forts were constructed. The entire monument is interconnected with passages.

The palace was constructed mainly for serving military purposes. During the time of the Ahoms there was a secret underground tunnel connecting Kareng Ghar to Talatal Ghar. The tunnel was used as an emergency exit during the time of wars.

Talatal Ghar


Historical sites in Sibsagar


The Talatal Ghar is situated about 3 km away from Sibsagar. The Talatal Ghar is considered one of the largest of all the monuments made by the Ahoms. It is situated on the bank of the Dikhow River. The history of the Talatal Ghar dates back to the time when the Ahom king Rudra Singha founded the city of Rangpur in the year 1698 AD. He constructed a palace made of wood. The existing monument was constructed by Rajeswara Singha during the period of 1751-1769 AD. The palace was constructed in a north south axis with long annexes at either ends.

Structure of Talatal Ghar

The palace is a seven storied building. The talatal ghar consists of four storeys above the ground and three storey underground. Presently the underground buildings are closed. Most of the area of the Talatal ghar is open. The monument consists of a guard room, octagonal small temple and three large chambers and a big hall with courtyards which has separate entrance.

The terrace of the building has several post holes which were constructed for creating shades for ceremonial gatherings. There were passages in all the chambers of the monument. In recent search Guns have been found in the Talatal Ghar belonging to the Ahom kingdom. The monument also had a store house situated in the corner of the palace.

Charaideo


Historical sites in Sibsagar


Charaideo is located about 30 km from Sibsagar town. Charaideo is famous for having the burial ground of the Ahom kings and queens. Charaideo was considered as the place of ancestral Gods of the Ahoms.

Charaideo means a prominent city on the hill top. It was the first capital of the Ahom kingdom that was established by first Ahom king Sukapha in the year 1228 AD. Even though the capital of the Ahom Kingdom shifted many times but Charaideo always remained the main centre of the Ahom rule.
The hillocks of the Charaideo were considered sacred by the Ahoms. During the rule of the Ahoms the place served as the ground of burial of Ahom kings. During those days along with the body of the kings the valuable articles of the kings including sword and other weapons were buried along with the dead king. These tombs in Charaideo symbolize the Pyramids of Egypt. Recently Sukapha Park has been opened in Charaideo. UNESCO also has proposed to declare Charaideo as world heritage site.

Structure of Charaideo

Charaideo is located at the foothills of a chain of low lying hills of Nagaland. It has a toatal area of 10-12 sq km. The entire area is encircled by walls. There are number of burial sites and pillars in Charaideo. Most of the structure of Charaideo is built of stone and bricks.

Charaideo consists of a large underground vault with some rooms having domical superstructure and is covered by a heap of earthen mass. The ground of this area looks like a hemispherical mound.  Atop the mound there is a small open pavilion. The maidan of Charaideo is an enclosed octagonal dwarf. The maidan was used as the burial ground of the kings, queens, servants and animals. The body of the first Ahom king Sukapha has been buried at the place.

Preservation of Charaideo

Charaideo is preserved by the Assam Sate Archeology Department and Archeological Survey of India. Out of the 150 maidans only 30 maidans are protected and theremaining maidans are unprotected.Bali Maidan near Nimongarh is the biggest unprotected maidan.

Namdang Stone Bridge


Historical sites in Sibsagar


The Namdang Stone Bridge situated on the Namdang River at Sibsagar in Assam, is a three hundred year old bridge. It is located at a distance of 11 km west of Sibsagar. The bridge is part of the National Highway 37. The Namdang Bridge connects Sibsagar town to Tinsukia and Dibrugarh districts of Assam. The entire bridge is constructed of a single stone. The Namdang Stone Bridge was constructed Ahom king Rudra Singha in the year 1703. The bridge is one of the ten stone bridges constructed by the Ahom kings. The bridge was built by the labours brought from Bengal.  Namdang is a testimony of great architectural style of the Ahom kingdom.

Structure of Namdang Stone Bridge

Namdang bridge is a historic bridge located on the bank of the river Namdang, a tributary of the Dikhou river. The bridge is 60 metre in length and 6 metre in width and the bridge is 1.7 metres in height. The shape of the bridge is a little curved up.

In the olden times cement was not used in the construction of monuments and palaces, instead a paste of black lentils, rice, eggs and lime was used to build the bridge.

Panidihing Bird Sanctuary


Tourist places in Sibsagar

The Panidihing Bird sanctuary is situated on the Southern part of sibsagar. The sanctuary is famous for different kinds of migratory birds that can be seen here every year. The sanctuary was established in the year 1996. Different species of birds that can be seen are Purple heron, Gargany, red crested Pochard, kingfisher, Barheaded Goose, purple moor hen and many more.

The Panidihing Bird Sanctuary is situated around 22 kms from the Sibsagar town, in the northern part of the district of Sibsagar. The sanctuary is bounded by Dimow and Disang Rivers on both sides. The sanctuary is spread over an area of 33.93 sq kms. It is a paradise for bird watchers. One can see a large number of migratory birds every year flocking in from different parts of the world. Due to the availability of rich species of resident and migratory birds, it is the third wildlife sanctuary to join the network of protected areas. The sanctuary was established in 1996.

Climate in Panidihing Bird sanctuary

The climate of the sanctuary is moist tropical in nature. The average hottest temperature is 35°C and the average coldest temperature that prevails in this sanctuary is 8°C. The annual rainfall in the sanctuary is 3200 mm approximately and has a relative humidity of 65% to 85%.

Biodiversity of Panidihing Bird sanctuary

Tourism in Sibsagar

Flora in Panidihing Bird sanctuary

The vegetation of the sanctuary consists of aquatic vegetation and riverine grasslands. Panidihing is beautiful with the terrain suitable for birds.

Fauna in Panidihing Bird sanctuary

Panidihing, as it is a bird sanctuary, is a home to different species of migratory as well as resident birds. There are at least 165 species of birds found in the sanctuary. The birds found in the sanctuary are , Purple heron, Indian Shag, Spotbilled Pelican, Little Cormorant, Barheaded Goose, Shoveller, Little Egret, mallard, Pariah kite, Pintail, Pallah’s fishing eagle, Brahmini kite, white breasted water hen, purple moor hen, white backed vulture, coot, water cock, barbet, bronze winged Zacana, wagtail, kingfisher, red crested Pochard, grey legged goose, ferruginous duck and Gargany.

Best time to visit Panidihing Bird sanctuary

The best time to visit the Panidihing is between the months from November to April.

How to reach Panidihing Bird sanctuary

Panidihing is located at a distance of about 22kms from the city of Sibsagar. The sanctuary can be reached through various mode of transportation available in Sibsagar. There are taxi and bus services from the city to the sanctuary.

Sibsagar in One Day

Sibsagar is renowned for its forts and historical monuments. There are number of tourist places in and around sibsagar and some are definitely worth visiting. Your visit to Sibsagar will be incomplete if you do not include them in your itinerary. But if you are in the city just for a single day then covering the entire city in one day is difficult task. However the itineraries mentioned below might be quite helpful to you.

Itinerary 1 (Sibsagar on a hired cab)

To travel around the tourist places of Sibsagar one can hire taxi services that are available easily across the city. However, before travelling do not forget to  get the rates fixed.

Morning


Sibsagar in one day

After having breakfast, one can begin the sightseeing in Sibsagar early in the morning. During the first half of the day one can visit the famous and important tourist places in Sibsagar. One can start with the three temples Shivadol, Devidol and Vishnudol located on the bank of Sibsagar tank which is one of the famous tourist places in Sibsagar. The other important tourist places in Tezpur Ranghar, Kareng ghar, talatal ghar, Sibsagar tank, Joysagar tank and Gaurisagar tank.

Afternoon


It will already be the time to have your lunch after visiting the tourist places. The restaurants in Sibsagar offer delicious Assamese cuisine and Indian and Chinese as well. Some of the best restaurant in Sibsagar includes Sky Chef, Kaveri Restaurants,Tripti, Talatal Restaurant, The Brahmaputra Restaurant and Bar.

Evening

Before you get back to your hotel, do not forget to shop in the markets in Sibsagar. The local markets in Sibsagar offers some unique items but at a much more reasonable price. The most important market places in Sibsagar include Central market , Rajmai market, Station Chariali market and Krishak bazar.

Itinerary 2 (Tour to religious places in Tezpur)

Sibsagar is also popular for the three temples located on the bank of the sibsagar tank. These ancient temples are visited by the tourists every year. The tourist can hire cab services to visit the religious places across Sibsagar. Some of the religious tourist places across Sibsagar which one must include in their religious itinerary are:

Sibsagar in one day


Shivadol


Shivadol is located at the heart of the city of Sibsagar. The temple is one of the tallest Shiva temples in India. It is situated on the bank of the Sibsagar tank along with Devidol and Vishnudol. Queen Madambika, wife of Shiva Singha, built the Shivadol three hundred years back in the year 1734.

Vishnudol

Vishnudol is located on the bank of the Sibsagar tank along with Devidol and Shivadol. This temple was also built by queen Madambika, in the year 1734.This temple is dedicated to lord Vishnu.

Devidol

The Devidol is located 4kms from the City of sibsagar. It was also constructed by queen Madambika in 1734. Goddess Durga is worshipped in the temple.

Ajan Pir Dargah Sharif

Ajan Pir Dargah Sharif is located about 22 km away from Sibsagar town in Saraguri Chapori. The dargah is a religious place of the Muslims in Sibsagar.

Weekend Getaways from Sibsagar

Sibsagar is a popular tourist destination in Assam. Sibsagar offers excellent opportunities to its people for weekend getaways. There are several beautiful places in and around Sibsagar that can be explored. One can enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of these places. The city of Sibsagar is very well connected to all the major cities of Northeast through air, rail and road network. The nearest air link to Sibsagar is the Jorhat airport. Simoluguri junction is just 13kms from Sibsagar. Mentioned below are some of the places near Sibsagar. 

Jorhat

Weekend trips from Sibsagar

Jorhat is the second largest city in the state of Assam and is also a very popular tourist destination. Jorhat is also blessed with various tourist spots with historical importance. Majilu, the largest riverine island in the world is located in Jorhat. The city is also the home of many temples and monasteries. The tourist places in Jorhat includes Bangalpukhuri, Burigosain devalay, Purnananda Buragohain Maidam, Thengal Manor, Bilvesvar Siva Temple, Magolu Khat,Dhekiakhowa Bornamghar, Lachit Borphukan's Maidam, Baduli Pukhuri, Jorhat Gymkhana Club and Nimati. The Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the important tourist attractions in Jorhat.

How to reach

The Distance from Sibsagar to Jorhat is 58 kms. One can board a bus or can hire a taxi to travel from Sibsagar to Jorhat.

Approximate Time: 50 mnts
Approximate fares from Sibsagar to Jorhat
  • Tata Indica: Rs 300
  • Tata Indigo: Rs 400
  • Tata Sumo: Rs s500

Dibrugarh

Dibrugarh is an important city in Assam. Dibrugarh is often referred to as the 'Tea City of India. Dibrugarh has number of tourist places that includes historic satras, wildlife sanctuaries and beautiful tea estates. Some of the famous tourist spots across Dibrugarh are Jokai Botanical Garden,Dibru- Saikhowa National Park,Koli Aai Thaan,Dihing Namti Satra,Lekia Chetia Maidam,Garpara Satra,Barbarua Maidam and Raidongia Dol.

How to reach

The Distance from Sibsagar to Dibrugarh is 73 kms. There are buses and taxis available from Sibsagar to Dibrugarh.

Approximate Time: 1hr
Approximate fares from Sibsagar to Dibrugarh by Cab
  • Tata Indica: Rs 400
  • Tata Indigo: Rs 600
  • Tata Sumo: Rs 700

Tezpur

Weekeend trips From Sibsagar

Tezpur is place of picturesque beauty. Tezpur is a perfect tourist destination with the mighty Brahmaputra and the green valleys, the awesome wildlife, the ancient temples and the ancient monuments. The tourist places in Tezpur includes Agnigarh, Chitralekha Udyan,Trimurty Udyan,District Museum,Bishnu Rabha Smriti Udyan,Mahabhairab temple,Kolia Bhomora Bridge,Nameri national park and Bura Chapori Wild Life Sanctuary.

How to reach Tezpur

The Distance from Sibsagar to Tezpur is 200kms. Buses and taxis are easily available from Sibsagar to Tezpur.

Approximate Time: 3hr
Approximate fares from Sibsagar to Tezpur by Cab
  • Tata Indica: Rs 1500
  • Tata Indigo: Rs 2000
  • Tata Sumo: Rs 2500

Kaziranga National Park

Weekend trips from Sibsagar

Kaziranga National Park is located in the Golaghat district of Assam. The national park is famous for its one horned rhinoceros and it is the home of two thirds of the world’s one-horned Rhinoceros. A memorable way to explore the national park is on eleplant-back. Kaziranga was declared as a Tiger Reserve in 2006 and it also houses the highest density of tigers among protected areas in the world.The other important wildlife found here includes Large Indian, Civet,Leopard, Hoolock Gibbon, Gangetic Dolphin, Hog deer, Capped Langur, elephant and many more.

How to reach Kaziranga National Park

The Distance from Sibsagar to Kaziranga National Park is 230 kms. One can board a bus or can hire a taxi to travel from Sibsagar to Kaziranga National Park.

Approximate Time: 3hrs 30 mnts
Approximate fares from Sibsagar to Kaziranga National Park by Cab
  • Tata Indica: Rs 2500
  • Tata Indigo: Rs 3500
  • Tata Sumo: Rs 4500

Guwahati

Weekend trips from Sibsagar

Guwahati is the gateway to the northeast and is the major tourist hub in the entire northeast. The city of Guwahati boast of the 10th century old Kamakhya temple located at the hilltop of Nilachal hills. The River Brahmaputra is also a major tourist attraction in Guwahati. Tourism in Guwahati includes heritage sites, ancient temples, historical monuments, museums, archeological sites, ponds, sanctuaries and lakes. Some of the major tourist spots in Guwahati are Deepor Beel, Assam State Museum, Dighali Pukhuri, Accoland Amusement park, Guwahati Planetarium, Basistha Temple, Dirgheswari Temple, Balaji Temple, Iskcon-Temple and Umananda Temple.

How to reach Guwahati

The Distance from Sibsagar to Guwahati is 365 kms. There are buses and taxis available from Sibsagar to Guwahati

Approximate Time: 5hrs 30 mnts
Approximate fares from Sibsagar to Guwahati by Cab
  • Tata Indica: Rs 3000
  • Tata Indigo: Rs 4000
  • Tata Sumo: Rs 5000


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