Bongaigaon Tourism

3.3 / 5 Heritage, Religious,

Ideal Duration : 1 day Best Time : October to May
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""Historical monuments- Forests -Vibrant Culture"" Bongaigaon Tourism An important city of Assam, it was the last capital of the Kamatapur Kingdom and home to many historical monuments of Assamese culture. Centrally located within the state, the city depicts a vibrant Assamese township and culture. The scenic beauty of Bongaigaon is well preserved. Some famous places of attractions areBagheswari temple, Rock Cut Cave and many other places. Although, the city is being developed, the natural habitat remains largely untouched. Bongaigaon city is also the entry point for the Manas National Park which is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site. Bongaigaon is also well known for its petro-chemical industry. Download Bongaigaon PDF Guide > What's Great? Comprises of many tourist options.The locals are very friendly and welcoming. What's not so Great? The food available mainly consists of Assamese cuisine. For Whom Bongaigaon is ideal for both cultural and wildlife based tourists. Suitable for backpackers from places like Guwahati, Dibrugarh, etc. It is a perfect eco-tourism place. It can be visited by family and couples.

One Day Itinerary Start your day early morning by going to Bageshwari temple. After visiting the temple, you can head to the Bageshwari Hill and enjoy the scenic view for some time. If you want, you can take along some food and sit on the hill to have a small picnic. Then you can visit the spots like Birjhora Tea Estate and Koya-Kujia Bill. Then you can visit the local markets like Chaprakata market and do some shopping. After this you can go to Jogighopa and Pancharatna, this might take 3-4 hours. You can end the day by visiting the city park or the Tamranga Beel and enjoy the sunset. Although if you wish to cover the other spots such as the National Parks, then you should make a 2-3 days trip since it would be difficult to cover all spots in one day.

Restaurants and Local Food in Bongaigaon Being a part of Assam, the food of Bongaigaon consists of traditional Assamese cuisine. Some of the local food of the area are Maasor tenga (sour fish curry), aloo pitika (potato mash), khar, murgir manxor jool (chicken curry), dal, xaak bhaji (green leaves fry), chutney, pickle and curd. After food, it is almost a habit of the people of Assam to have paan and betel nut ( tamul ) and offering it is a mark of respect. View 2 Restaurants in Bongaigaon >>

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Oct-Mayis the best time to visit Bongaigaon Octover to May are the best months to visit Bongaigaon. Although the weather is pleasant all through the year, it gets a little hot during June-September. Rest of the year the temperature ranges from 10 to 30 degrees Celcius. Also, during winters you can spot many migratory birds. Weather in Bongaigaon Loading... Bongaigaon in Summer (March - June) The temperature during this time ranges from 10 to 35 degrees Celcius, making it a good time to visit the place. If visiting during this time, carry light cotton clothes. Bongaigaon in Monsoon (July - September) This is the another good time for a visit to the site, owing to the cool and pleasant climate, although the occasional, though heavy rainfall might ruin your plans. The offseason is the best for budget travellers, who can expect some good discounts and great deals on hotel tariffs. Bongaigaon in Winter (October - February) This is the most advisable time for a trip to Bongaigaon The area is pleasant for a visit at this time. It is wise to carry some light woollen clothes as well, owing to the significant dip in temperatures, especially if you're visiting in the months of December & January. Monthly Weather in Bongaigaon Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C) January 10 26 February 12 28 March 16 29 April 20 31 May 21 31 June 22 31 July 24 31 August 24 34 September 23 33 October 20 33 November 15 30 December 12 27

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