Dibrugarh (Assamese: ডিব্ৰুগড় Ḍibrugaṛ dihb-roo-gawr) is a city in Upper Assam and the main urban centre within the tea growing areas of North-Eastern India. Dibrugarh is also known as the Tea City of India.

Get in edit

By plane edit

An aircraft taking off from Mohanbari Airport

By train edit

Dibrugarh has two railway stations - the historic Dibrugarh Town station (DBRT), which was the first railway station built in all of Northeast India, and the newly built Dibrugarh station (DBRG).

Dibrugarh is connected by train with New Delhi, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Bangalore, and Chennai, Kanyakumari, Kolkata, New Jalpaiguri, Guwahati, Dimapur, etc. Dibrugarh is the only non-capital city in India to have the Rajdhani Express originating from and terminating in it. Nine Rajdhani Express trains in a week ply from and to the Dibrugarh Town station and one Rajdhani Express train in a week ply from and to the Dibrugarh station.

By bus edit

Daily bus services are available to Guwahati and Kohima.

Get around edit

By bus edit

Bus rides are the cheapest mode of transport. There are city buses which covers the whole district. Most of them operate during day time only.

By auto-rickshaw edit

Auto rickshaws are good for moving around the city on a shoe-string budget.

By motorcycle edit

Best way to reach Dibrugarh and move around the town is by riding a motorcycle in a group, which is conducted as guided motorcycle tours in the state of Assam and adjoining states.

See edit

Radha Krishna Temple
Sunset on the Brahmaputra River at Dibrugarh
  • Aye Than. A traditional Assamese temple on the banks of the Brahmaputra.
  • Brahmaputra River Bank. See the majesticity of Nature's gift to this land, the mighty Brahmaputra.
  • Jokai Botanical Garden. A botanical garden run by the Forestry Department of Assam, famous for its flora and fauna.
  • 1 Lakshminath Bezbaruah Udyan, 37, Assam Trunk Rd. A park for recreation with views of the Brahmaputra River. ₹10 for entry.
  • 2 Mahatma Gandhi Udyan, Khanikar Chariali (towards East). A newly developed park for recreation, one of the bests in North East.
  • 3 Radhakrishna Mandir. A temple, built of marble stones, near Assam Medical College campus.
  • Tilinga Mandir. A temple with many bells, 54 km eastwards from Dibrugarh city centre.

Do edit

  • Brahmaputra River. Sit there and watch the sunset & sunrise.
  • Enjoy a movie, at Fun Cinemas, Junction Mall.
  • Jogging at Chowkidinghee Field, Mankota Road (towards East). Refresh you health in the morning and the evening by jogging at the jogging track around the Chowkidinghee Field.
  • Tea gardens, Enjoy the beauty of Nature going through tea gardens in the city.
  • Dibrugarh Town Protection (DTP) dyke. Enjoy a long walk on DTP dyke along the mighty Brahmaputra river.

Buy edit

  • Hongkong Market or Bhutiya market. Local shopping. Wonderful collection of winter clothing, casuals and shoes.
  • 1 Jalan South Tea Estate, Convoy Rd. Dibrugarh is famous for tea. It has the world's largest area covered by tea gardens. Even within the city there exists a tea garden. Besides tea you will find cane and bamboo furniture plus local garment products like Muga, Ari, and Mulberry Silk.
  • Junction Mall, R. K. B. Road. A modern mall with branded shops for jewellery, garments, foot - wear, kids' wear, toys etc.

Eat edit

Pitha is popular food here

You will get all varieties of Indian, Chinese, Mughlai, continental and local cuisines in this beautiful town.

Drink edit

The traditionally made rice beer, called Hanz, is a unique drink in the region. It's brewed by natural fermentation, and a rare sticky rice called bora is used to give a unique sweet taste.

There are few good bar / restaurants available in the town such as; H2O, Little palace, Studio 69. They normally provide both drinks and food.

Sleep edit

Within the city there are various hotels to suit every pocket.

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