Nagaon, Assam

Nagaon town in Assam, around 120 kilometers from Guwahati. The Kolong River, a tributary of the Brahmaputra River, flows through the city and splits it into two sections. Because of the Kolong and Kopili rivers, the land here is marshy and has many marshes. As one of the most prominent cities in Assam, it has a variety of things to explore, ranging from national parks to historical landmarks.

Places to visit

  • Laokhowa Wildlife Sanctuary : Laokhowa Wildlife Sanctuary is located on the Brahmaputra River's southern bank and is part of the Laokhowa-Burachapori ecosystem. It is famous for being the home of rhinoceroses and wild buffaloes. Because of the tropical environment and deep trees, the sanctuary is home to a diverse range of creatures. The sanctuary is also noted for its royal Bengal tigers and around 225 different bird species. This sanctuary, which spans 70 square kilometers, is a must-see for both nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers!
  • Distance: Laokhowa Wildlife Sanctuary is 20 kilometres away from Nagaon

  • Silghat : Silghat's port is noted for its historical significance and is located on the banks of the Brahmaputra. The harbor is surrounded by hills and hillocks with tourist-friendly landmarks. Samantagiri is one of these, and it is home to the 18th-century Hatimura temple. The temple of Goddess Mahishamardini, which was established during the time of Ahom ruler Pramatta Singha, is located nearby. The temple is well-known due to historical evidence of human sacrifices taking place there. The temple houses a number of relics that were used during Ahom era rites. The temples are a must-see for history fans since they offer a rare peek into the Ahom kingdom and its legacy.
  • Distance: Silghat is 51 kilometres away from Nagaon

  • Borodowa: The town, also known as Bordowa Toran, is well-known for being the birthplace of Srimanta Sankardeva. He is regarded as one of the most important cultural icons of all time as the creator and propagator of the Vaishnavite tradition in Assam. There is a namghar, a carihati, and a simhasana in the compound. The Fagua festival, as well as the birth anniversaries of all Vaishnava saints, are commemorated with great reverence here.
  • Distance: Borodowa is 16 kilometres away from Nagaon

  • Champawati Kunda Falls: Champawati Kunda Falls are in Nagaon's Chapala town. The waterfall is a stunning natural wonder that has existed from the dawn of time and has provided shelter to many birds that come to visit. The historical site is also recognized for the temples that may be located nearby. The ravine at the top flows past a few boulders before emptying into the pond at the base of the falls. The waterfall is a famous tourist destination and a great way to spend a day outside.
  • Distance: Champawati Kunda Falls is 29 kilometres away from Nagaon

How to Reach

  • Guwahati International Airport is the nearest airport that takes international flights from all around the world. Tezpur Airport is the nearest domestic airport. The nearest railway station is Chapamukh, which is approximately 28 kilometers from Nagaon. Nagaon and Haiborgaon are the district's two stations. National Highways 36 and 37 pass through this district, connecting it to the rest of the country. Buses to Nagaon run from all of Assam's major cities. There is also a bus service from neighbouring states such as West Bengal and Arunachal Pradesh.

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