Tezpur, Assam

Tezpur is a city in the Sonitpur district in the Indian state of Assam. If you want to spend a calm holiday away from the hustle and bustle of the city, surrounded by gorgeous hills, deep valleys, and lush flora that adds an archaic touch to transport you to an era you've only read about, you should go to Tezpur in Assam. Tezpur, Assam's fifth-largest city is located on the northern banks of the Brahmaputra. The historic city, known as the "Cultural Capital of Assam," is associated with numerous tales.

Places to visit

  • Nameri National Park : Nameri National Park, a 200-square-kilometer park in the Himalayan foothills, allows you to see some of the most endangered plant and animal species. The park has a thriving elephant population. The park is also home to the tiger, sambar, leopard, Bengal fox, mouse deer, and jungle cat. Another appealing element of the park is the possibility of swimming, river rafting, and sunbathing. It's no surprise that Nameri National Park remains at the top of the list of local tourism attractions. The park is known as "The Last House of the White-Winged Wood Duck."
  • Distance: Nameri National Park is 35 kilometres away from Tezpur

  • Agnigarh : Agnigarh is a fire fort or a home in the midst of a fire. The large fortification on the mountaintop, Agnigarh, was built to separate King Bana's daughter Usha from Lord Krishna's grandson Anirudha. Agnigarh was given this name because it was surrounded by fire on all sides. You must ascend the circular staircase to access the stronghold. The peak offers spectacular views of Tezpur and the Brahmaputra River.
  • Distance: Agnigarh is 4.9 kilometres away from Tezpur

  • Bamuni Hills: Bamuni Hills is a renowned tourist site in Tezpur, with sculptural ruins dating back to the 9th and 10th centuries. The Gupta architectural style can be observed here. The stone sculptures shown on the walls of Bamuni Hills are remarkable examples of old architectural brilliance. The cross-shaped bracket lintel depicts Lord Vishnu's ten avatars. You could visit nearby Bhairabi Temple and Mahabhairab Temple while you're here.
  • Distance: Bamuni Hills is 6.8 kilometres away from Tezpur

  • Bura-Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary: Bura-Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary is a popular tourist site. The sanctuary, which spans 44.06 square kilometers, is home to a diverse mix of vegetation and fauna. Tigers, wild buffalo, wild pigs, one-horned rhinos, and elephants are among the animals that may be found here. The sanctuary is home to a diverse diversity of birds and is a popular stopover for migratory birds. Birds found here include the Bengal florican, woodcock, and swamp partridge. The wildlife safari tour provides an in-depth examination of the sanctuary's most notable attractions.
  • Distance: Bura-Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary is 6.9 kilometres away from Tezpur

  • Chitralekha Udyan: Chitralekha Udyan is a popular tourist site in Tezpur. It was built in 1906 and was refurbished in 1996. The picturesque park is placed in a beautiful setting, with various hillocks and lakes adding to the scenery. Rowing and paddling facilities, as well as other water activities, are provided in the park's lakes. The park's main features are two massive adorned stone pillars and the sculptural ruins of Bamuni Hills from the 9th and 10th centuries. The path's boardwalk encourages you to enjoy a leisurely stroll in the peaceful surroundings.
  • Distance: Chitralekha Udyan is 5.4 kilometres away from Tezpur

How to Reach

  • Tezpur is not well connected to the rest of the country's major cities via regular flights. Dimapur, 129 kilometers away, has the nearest airport. There are no frequent trains from other major cities in the country to Tezpur. Nagaon, which is 33 kilometers away, has the nearest railway station.

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