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Golaghat , Assam

Golaghat is a district in Assam which is very famous for its one attribute. Housing the world famous Kaziranga National park. That in itself is one of the greatest achievement a district can boast of. This is a place which had a kingdom in the Doyang Dhansiri valley in the 9th century AD. The proof of some of rule is still dotted all over the landscape. There are remnants of fortifications, brick structures, monuments, temples, tanks, etc. are evidence of that ancient rule. Golaghat has surely progressed a lot from that era and is today one of the most important districts in Assam. Dhansiri is a principal river in the district and has been responsible for bringing a lot of prosperity to this land ehich had seen its fair share of clan wars. Most of the district is agriculture based. Tea, rice and sugar cane are the main agricultural crops grown in the district. There are 63 tea plantations in this region which makes it a place which is lush and green with hilly terrain and is surrounded by peace and calmness. This is a district which is blessed with nature and is quite a beautiful place to spend few days exploring. Of course one of the reasons to be here is the Kaziranga National park. Kaziranga boasts the highest density of tigers among protected areas in the world and was declared a Tiger Reserve in 2006. The park is home to large breeding populations of elephants, wild water buffalo, and swamp deer. It is also an important Bird area and an eastern Himalayan hot spot. If you are in Golaghat you cannot miss going to Kaziranga.

Distance / Time Current Temperature Mean Rainfall Altitude Population Best Times Min Hotel tariff
km / Hrs 14.0°C /56.0°F 206 mm 339feet 33021.0 /km2 Jan-Apr,Oct-Dec Coming Soon

Places of Interest

  • Neghereting Shiva Temple

    "The Negheriting Shiva Doul is a Shiva temple in Dergaon, Assam.[1] Situated on a hillock [1][2] at about one and half km north from the National Highway 37 in the Golaghat district of Assam, the temple was first constructed by the Kacharis during 8th - 9th century AD. Later due to natural calamities it came into destruction.[2][3] In 1687 it was re-constructed by Ahom king Swargadeo Rajeswar Singha.[1][2][3][4] The famous architect assigned to the job was Ghanashyam Khonikar.[1][4]"

    Neghereting Shiva Temple

  • Uncle Robin’s children museum

  • Kaziranga National Park

    "Kaziranga National Park (Assamese: ??????? ?????????? ??????, Kazironga Rastriyo Uddan, pronounced [kazir???a rastrij? ud?an] ( listen)) is a national park in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of the state of Assam, India. A World Heritage Site, the park hosts two-thirds of the world's Great One-horned Rhinoceroses.[1] Kaziranga boasts the highest density of tigers among protected areas in the world and was declared a Tiger Reserve in 2006. The park is home to large breeding populations of elephants, wild water buffalo, and swamp deer.[2] Kaziranga is recognized as an Important Bird Area by Birdlife International for conservation of avifaunal species. Compared to other protected areas in India, Kaziranga has achieved notable success in wildlife conservation. Located on the edge of the Eastern Himalaya biodiversity hotspot, the park combines high species diversity and visibility.\nKaziranga is a vast expanse of tall elephant grass, marshland, and dense tropical moist broadleaf forests, crisscrossed by four major rivers, including the Brahmaputra, and the park includes numerous small bodies of water. Kaziranga has been the theme of several books, songs, and documentaries. The park celebrated its centennial in 2005 after its establishment in 1905 as a reserve forest."

    Kaziranga National Park


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