According to history, this pond/tank has been built by one of the members of the Ahom Dynasty. This pond was built after sacrificing a buffalo at the spot and is thus considered sacred owing to some age old prejudices. The sacrifice rites and rituals were performed to achieve upliftment from the curse of water scarcity in the region. Hence, the pond received the name “Mahmara Pukhuri”.
Apart from enjoying the scenic beauty of this place with an evening or noon stroll, you can enjoy a picnic with your friends and family all along the premises of Mahmara Pukhuri. It is also a spot adored by bird watchers and nature lovers.
To reach Mahmara Pukhuri, you can take direct rental cab from Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU) and the drive takes maximum of 1 and half hours. You can avail taxis from any part of Nalbari to reach Mahmara Pukhuri. Even from Paltan Bazaar Railway Station that is connected to Guwahati, Kolkata and Delhi you can take taxis and reach Mahmara Pukhuri within an hour. From Guwahati, you can avail for several state-run and private buses that take you straight to Mahmara Pukhuri in Nalbari.
For excellent weather conditions to do your sightseeing in and around Mahmara Pukhuri,
it is best to visit around the months of October to February. With hot summers and soggy monsoons, winters are the best season which is cold and dry and allows you to enjoy a wonderful trip.