Popularly known as India’s Tea Capital, Jorhat is one of the most popular towns in Assam. The city is popularly referred by it second name – “Cultural Capital of Assam” for the presence of different cultural diversities in the area. It is worth mentioning about the rich heritage and the numerous mythological monuments of the Assamese civilization.
Flights to Jorhat
Rowraih Airport serves operational flights to a spectrum of cities around the country, like Guwahati, Bangalore, and Kolkata. The city also has an international airport that serves flights from cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Imphal, Kolkata, Pune, Agartala, and Kohlapur.
Jorhat is home to some deluxe and many medium to budget hotels in Jorhat. All of these promise a comfortable stay in Kanpur. Backpackers can book a stay in tourist lodges and budget hotels around the city.
Activities and Sightseeing
Jorhat has numerous historical attractions to visit. India is backed by an amazing historical heritage. Every corner of the country reverberates about the tales of empires that are unique in their chivalry and rights. The main attractions of the city are:
- Garh Ali, a huge embankment built with the aim of protecting the Ahoms from enemy attacks.
- Gymkhana Club, the oldest Golf course club in Asia with facilities like swimming pool, tennis grass courts, polo, billiards, cinema theatre, and bar.
- Burigosain Devalay, a Shakta temple in the city centre where Burigosain is the main divinity, a Saint being the other.
- Hollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary
- Bilvesvar Shiva Temple
Jorhat summers are extremely hot and exhausting and would require light cotton clothing. Winters are comfortable and not too chilly. Light warm woolens would suffice the winter season.