Places To Visit In Bongaigaon

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1. Bagheswari Temple

Bagheswari Temple
Must visit 3.3 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 13
places to visit in Bongaigaon

Bagheshwari Temple is one of the oldest temple of Assam. According to Hindu mythology, this is the place where 'Devi Durga's' Trishul (trident like weapon) fell down when her body was cut into pieces by God Vishnu, just after 'Dakhshya Yagya' (ritual ceremony organized by Durga's father).

2. Kakoijana Wildlife Sanctuary

Kakoijana Wildlife Sanctuary
3.0 /5

7 km
from city center
2 out of 13
places to visit in Bongaigaon

Kakaijana Proposed Wildlife Sanctuary is situated around 15 km away from the Bongaigaon town on the banks of river Aie. It houses several species like stork, python, leopard, hornbill, porcupine and much more.

3. Kachugaon Game Reserve

Kachugaon Game Reserve
3.0 /5

7 km
from city center
3 out of 13
places to visit in Bongaigaon

Kachugaon Game Reserve is located in Kachugaon of Bongaigaon district of Assam. It is a protected area under the forest department of Assam. Kachugaon has rare and endangered species such a gaur, golden langur, spotted deer and elephant.

4. Manas National Park

Manas National Park
3.0 /5

54 km
from city center
4 out of 13
places to visit in Bongaigaon

Bongaigaon city is the entry point for the Manas National Park. Manas National Park, UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, a Project Tiger Reserve, an Elephant Reserve and a Biosphere Reserve in Assam.

5. Koya-Kujia Bill

Koya-Kujia Bill
3.0 /5

21 km
from city center
5 out of 13
places to visit in Bongaigaon

Koya-Kujia Bill is a fabulous place where one can enjoy bird watching. It is a project undertaken by Assam Tourism Development Corporation, situated about 25 kilometers from Bongaigaon.

6. Rock Cut Caves

Rock Cut Caves
3.0 /5

2 km
from city center
6 out of 13
places to visit in Bongaigaon

These Caves are situated on the banks of river Brahmaputra , they don't have any sculptural design. Just a platform of mud and brick. The five caves on the riverbanks belong to Salasthambha period.

7. Bagheswari Hill

Bagheswari Hill
3.0 /5

1 km
from city center
7 out of 13
places to visit in Bongaigaon

This is a famous picnic spot where one can find an ancient shrine of Lord Shiva. The temple is a stone cave. The other famous temples are Baba Tarak nath and Bageshwari temple.

8. Boat ride

Boat ride
3.0 /5

3 km
from city center
8 out of 13
places to visit in Bongaigaon

With such beautiful weather and peaceful water bodies, boating is definitely one of the most pleasant and soothing activities to be done in Bongaigaon.

9. Tamranga Lake

Tamranga Lake
3.0 /5

7 km
from city center
9 out of 13
places to visit in Bongaigaon

This lake is bird watcher's paradise. A wide range of migratory birds come here during winters. Locally this lake is known as the Tamranga Beel. Source of water for the lake is the flood water of River Brahmaputra.

10. Birjhora Tea Estate

Birjhora Tea Estate
3.0 /5

2 km
from city center
10 out of 13
places to visit in Bongaigaon

Birjhora Tea Garden is one of the biggest tea garden. It is also beautiful because of slopping towards Birjhora Hill. This tea Garden produces very good quality first flush Assam Tea.

11. The Lalmati- Duramari Ganesh Temple

The Lalmati- Duramari Ganesh Temple
3.0 /5

20 km
from city center
11 out of 13
places to visit in Bongaigaon

The temple lies on the Khagrapar Hill near Abhayapuri. It is amongst the most ancient temples in the state of Assam. The stone carvings suggest that the temple could belong to a period between 8th and 10th centuries AD.

12. Sri Surjya Pahar

Sri Surjya Pahar
3.0 /5

44 km
from city center
12 out of 13
places to visit in Bongaigaon

Sri Surya Pahar is a significant but relatively unknown archaeological site in Assam. The site is a hilly terrain where several rock-cut Shivalingas, votive stupas and the deities of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain pantheon are scattered in an area of about one km.

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13. Jogighopa and Pancharatna

Jogighopa and Pancharatna
3.0 /5

29 km
from city center
13 out of 13
places to visit in Bongaigaon

Situated on the banks of River Brahmaputra, Jogighopa and Pancharatna are two famous historic sites in Bongaigaon, Assam. Pancharatna lies on the southern side while Jogighopa lies on the northern side of the banks of River Brahmaputra.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Bongaigaon?

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.

How can I commute within Bongaigaon?

Auto-rickshaws and cycled-rickshaws are available for commute within the city of Bongaigaon. Buses too ply within the city following specific routes.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Bongaigaon?

The top sightseeing places in Bongaigaon are Bagheswari Temple, Kakoijana Wildlife Sanctuary, Kachugaon Game Reserve, Manas National Park, Koya-Kujia Bill, Rock Cut Caves.
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