Dibrugarh is a city and is the headquarters of the Dibrugarh district in the state of Assam in India. Well known as the Tea City of India. The district of Dibrugarh with only one sub-division is situated in the eastern part of Assam. The district is surrounded by Dhemaji district and a part of Lakhimpur district in the north, part of Sivasagar district and Arunachal Pradesh in the south, Tinsukia district in the East and Sivasagar dist in the West. The district occupies an area of 3381 Sq Km.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Assam And Transfer To Dibrugarh
Arrive Dibrugarh airport your gateway to the beautiful North East. Our local office representative shall meet and greet you at airport and you shall be transferred to the hotel. Later depart for sightseeing tour of Dibrugarh a major town of upper Assam, it's often referred to as the 'Tea City of India’. Dibrugarh, apart from being one of the largest producers of tea in the country, is also known for its oil and natural gas reserves. Visit Koli aai than a sacred place dedicated to 'Ka Aai', the daughter of the head priest of the `Dibaru Satra'. Legend states that due to lack of a male heir, the Satra started declining. However, Koli Aai kept it alive by preaching its ideals and the principles to the masses. It is believed that Koli Ai was bestowed with divine powers and she vanished from the site one day, leaving behind a strong religious legacy in the minds of the people. Dehing Satra: The ruins of this famous Satra from the times of King Rajeswar Singha, lie along the banks of Dehing River. During the famous Moamoria revolution, the Satra received royal support. Lush green tea estates excursions can be organized to visit the sprawling lush green tea estates dotted with old world bungalows. During the visit one can the tea labourers plucking tea leaves, the factories and lifestyle of the tea estates.
Return back to the hotel in evening. Overnight stay at Dibrugarh
Dibrugarh has the world's largest area covered by tea gardens. The entire district is surrounded by tea plantations and has tea factories. Many tea gardens are more than 100 ...
Day 2: Assam (Dibrugarh) To Nagaland (Mon)
Early morning, depart for the land of Konyak tribes Mon. The road conditions are not that good, so it will be a little bumpy drive. Reach Mon early evening and check into the hotel. Overnight stay at Mon.
Travel from Dibrugarh to Mon
Day 3: Longwa Village Excursion
The Mon district of Nagaland, land of the Konyaks (most well known for being former headhunters), offers the best opportunity for finding semi-traditional villages and tattooed warriors in loincloths. The main attraction in Mon is the remote geographical location, and the opportunity it affords to get a glimpse of a life far removed from ours.The Mon landscape has the densest landscape in Nagaland, and the plains of Assam can be delightfully viewed from high up in the hills. The district's largest village, Longwa, is situated right on the Myanmar border. In fact, the chief's house is bisected longitudinally by the border. Visitors to the village, who must stop by his house, will have the strange experience of sitting near the hearth with half their body in Myanmar and the other half still in India. It's not the only unusual thing -- the chief also has dozens of wives! The chief's house, filled with dubious trophies of various animal skulls, is also quite a sight. Return back to the hotel in evening. Overnight stay at Mon.
Longwa is one of the biggest villages in Mon district and an intersecting sight to behold, since it straddles the international boundary line between India and Myanmar; one ...
Day 4: Nagaland (Mon) To Assam (Sivasagar)
Don’t miss the sunrise, one of the best. Early morning depart for sivasagar the seat of ahom power for more than six hundred years till the british take over. Ahom architecture over the centuries has resulted in some of most defining edifices. Later sightseeing of the talatal ghar a seven storied building with four floors of basement and three floors above ground and amazing simplistic palace for the ahom kings. Ranghar remains asia's largest amphitheatre and was the cultural playground of ahom swargadeos or kings which was constructed in 1746 during the reign of king pramatta singha. The royal king and his officers would sit in the auditorium and watch indigenous games like wrestling, birds' fight, buffalo fights and more. There is a beautiful park near the ancient royal auditorium, which enhances the picturesque setting. Sivasagar is dotted with temples and monuments of alluring architectural wonders. And then one can also discover in the nooks and crannies structures which have borne the brunt of time but is still standing tall. One such structure is the namdang bridge, between gaurisagar and joysagar and over the namdang river. Carved out of a single piece of solid rock, this bridge was constructed during the reign of king rudra singha in 1 703a.d and is 60 meters in length, 6.5 meters in breadth with several images engraved on it. Thousand of vehicles roll over it every day, without causing any damage to it so far. An amazing architectural ingenuity.
Check into the hotel in evening. Overnight stay at sivasagar.
Morning after breakfast depart for kohima - a bustling tribal hill-station located in the verdant hills of nagaland. If time permits, visit tourist places in the afternoon such as ww2 cemetery and naga heritage village. Evening at leisure. You may visit the local markets. Overnight stay at kohima.
Travel from Sivasagar to Kohima
Day 6: Kohima
Spend the morning sightseeing in Kohima, visiting Museum, Crafts center and War memorial. Later, drive to Touphema, a beautiful village home to the proud Angami Tribe where visitors get to stay in community run tourist cottages with standard amenities. Spend the rest of the day interacting with the locals and learning more about the Naga way of life. Evening return back to Kohima. Overnight stay at Kohima.