Bongaigaon Travel Guide

The second largest city of lower Assam, is the city of Bongaigaon. This city is one of the biggest industrial and commercial hubs of North East India and has also been one of the popular travel destinations of Assam. The city houses many historical monuments that reflect the Assamese culture and heritage.

An Insight into Bongaigaon Tourism

Bongaigaon is divided into two parts, one is the Old Bongaigaon and the other is the New Bongaigaon. This huge city is comprised of many tourist attractions which make holidays here even more interesting. Among the must visit places here is the Koyakujia Bil, which is an eco park located near a place named Abhayapuri, situated about 15kms from the city. The place is full of flora and fauna, and many migratory birds can be seen here during the winter season. It attracts many local as well as foreign travelers in almost every season. The Bagheswari Temple is another tourist spot which is located right at the center of the city. Other sightseeing places include Jogighopa and Pancharatna, which are the two historical sites of the city. These places have ruins of the Buddhist Stupa and many remains of the Gupta temples can be seen here as well. Many monks used to meditate here during the medieval periods. The other well known tourism places here are the Bagheswari Hill, the Kachugaon Game Reserve and the Kakoijana Reserved Forest. It is a perfect eco-tourism place and also has a well maintained wildlife sanctuary.

If you are planning to have a picnic with your dear ones while on tour to this city, then the banks of the Aai River serves as an ideal location. From here one can get a view of the border of Bhutan and Assam. The Bongaigaon city garden, Roumari Dam, the Manas River point, rock cut caves and the Lalmati Duramari Ganesh temples are other notable attractions of the city.

Bongaigaon also has many shopping destinations and thus one of the top things to do in this city is to indulge in collecting several antique items available in the shops here so that you can carry them back home along with your sweet memories of the city.

We at Tour My India offer attractive holiday packages and a detailed travel guide that will make your trip to this beautiful city more enjoyable, memorable and of course hassle free.

Tourist Attractions in and around Bongaigaon

Bongaigaon has a number of places to attract tourists. The place is home to Koyakujia Bilis, which is an eco park that also hosts a large number of migratory birds. The Bageshwari Temple along with Jogighopa and Pancharatna are other major attractions to see in Bongaigaon. For wildlife lovers there are two eco-friendly reserves, namely Kachugaon Game Reserve and the Kakoijana Reserved Forest to enjoy.

Where to Stay in Bongaigaon?

There are a number of budget hotels available in Bongaigaon that offer decent amenities to provide guests with a comfortable stay. Expect spacious and airy rooms, clean and neat beds and warm and hospitable staff.

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