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Jorhat – Must Visit Places In Your Assam Tour

Purvi Discovery 5 Nov, 2017

Assam is mainly known for its exotic locations and natural beauty! This North Eastern Indian state has always been in high demand among foreign and Indian travelers. Jorhat in Assam is one such destination that attracts lots of tourists throughout the year as it is the gateway to the neighboring state of Nagaland and also to Majuli, the largest river island in the world according to the Guinness Book of World Records.

There are many more locations to visit in Jorhat and activities to experience once there.

The Gymkhana Club

This one is the most visited places in Jorhat. It is situated just 4 km away from the Jorhat City Centre. The clubhouse built in 1876 by D. Slimmons. The Governor’s Cup is played here every year with a lush green 9-hole golf course circuit.The club’s golf course is listed on the World Heritage list as the oldest golf course in Asia and the third oldest in the world.The club offers facilities in lawn tennis grass courts, swimming pool, billiards, polo, gentleman’s bar and cinema theatre. The cricket ground here is known as Jorhat Gymkhana Ground and has a capacity of 8,000 as well as has a turf wicket. The ground hosted the CK Naidu Trophy which is Under-19 Indian Cricket tournament matches.The club is home of Khelmati sports club uses this ground for practising cricket and The Club road was the first asphalt road laid which connect the City Centre with the Jorhat Gymkhana Club. It also hosts a horse race on Indigenous Mishing ponies every winter around February.

Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary 

This shouldn’t be missed! Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary is not a very well known place but guests who have visited this sanctuary cherish their experiences. Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary is a must visit for wildlife enthusiasts. It is also very well suited for birding and study of plants. Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, 22 km from the heart of Jorhat town, famed for its Hoolock gibbon population, is an isolated wildlife forest surrounded by tea plantations. With an area of around 20 sq km, it is located on the southern bank of the Brahmaputra River in Jorhat District, Assam. This sanctuary was established with the aim to protect the Hoolock Gibbon. It is home to 40 species of mammals. Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary protects capped langur, stump-tailed macaque, pigtail macaque, Assamese macaque, rhesus macaque and slow loris.

You should ask your Assam travel package provider to include this destination especially if you are a bird or wildlife lover.

Kakochang Waterfalls

Not many know of this but if one is looking for some tranquility and serenit it’s a real gem! It is an epitome of unspoiled nature.

Kakochang Fall is well-known eat outside picnic spot. Visitors viewing this spot could see remains of historical Numaligarh from the recreation area. The tea landscapes of Hathkhuli, Difalu, Methoni and also Behora Borchapori could also seen while viewing fountain. Besides, the route to this fountain is the middle of rubberized farms that provide a wonderful vision.

Kakochang Falls is situated about 13 kms from the Bokakhat at Jorhat Region of Assam. It can be found in between Kaziranga Nationwide Park as well as Bokakhat. It is essential eat outside spot where tourists could appreciate stunning opinions of the characteristics along with the jungles and mountains. Close by destinations consist of remains of the historical Numaligarh or Deoparbat, tea landscapes of the Methoni, Hatikhuli, Difalu as well as Behora Borchapori and this is also coffee along with rubberized farms. The closest train station is Rangia along with Furkating. The closest airports are- Guwahati and Jorhat.

Jorhat Science Centre & Planetarium

It is located near the Rajmao Pukhuri. A dominant feature of the digital planetariums is the large dome-shaped projection screen onto which scenes of stars, planets and other celestial objects can be made to appear and move realistically to simulate the complex ‘motions of the heavens’. This will have enhanced data mapping, data logging and astronomical planetary motion. The digital planetarium reduces the maintenance costs and increases the reliability for such systems: they employ few moving parts and do not generally require synchronization of movement across the dome between several separate systems. The oil museum covers the lifecycle of petroleum. It is fun to visit; moreover, there is a lot to know from this planetarium. There are several shows starting from 11 am, each 30 minutes long. These are pretty enjoyable.

Garh Ali

If you love shopping, then this is the ideal place for you! It has many malls, multiplexes & food hubs.