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Dibrugarh

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"Tea city of India"

Dibrugarh Tourism

Dibrugarh is the largest city of Assam located 439 km from Guwahati. A major city in the northeastern region of India in line with cities like Guwahati and Bhubaneswar, Dibrugarh is the emerging communication and industrial hub of North East India. Dibrugarh has an airport that is well-connected with major Indian cities.

Deriving its name from the word "Dibrumukha", the name of the river 'Dibru' with the word 'mukh' meaning mouth, Dibrugarh, is a city and is the headquarters of the Dibrugarh district in the state of Assam in India. Dibrugarh is also one of the two main cities in the state of Assam to receive urban development aid from the Asian Development Bank and is the nerve centre of industry, communication and healthcare of the upper Assam region. The city of Dibrugarh is emerging as a popular destination for business and leisure trips for tourists from India and abroad. This city is loaded with nature and culture and is the destination to unwind yourself.

Buridihing, a tributary of Brahmaputra, divides the Dibrugarh district from east-to-west. Buridihing flows through Naharkatia and Khowang, and at a later stage in its course, Buridihing acts as a divider between Dibrugarh and Sivasagar districts. This beautiful city is the gateway to the three tea-producing districts of Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, and Sivasagar. These three areas account for approximately 50% of India's Assam tea crop, and this gives Dibrugarh the rightly earned sobriquet as the "Tea City of India". Oil and timber are the other two big industries in and around Dibrugarh. Bogbeel Bridge - The longest train cum road bridge is located here.

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Tea City of India

Located on the banks of the river Dibru, a tributary of the Brahmaputra, Dibrugarh is considered to be the largest tea producer in the country. Rich in natural reserves, Dibrugarh is a perfect blend of natural beauty, tradition and culture. Gurgling rivers, lush greenery and sprawling tea gardens make Dibrugarh a paradise for nature lovers. The region has gained a lot of attention in recent times for the thrilling adventure activities it offers. Dibrugarh has several delights for tea lovers as well.

Restaurants and Local Food in Dibrugarh

Assamese cuisine is known for techniques and styles like drying and fermenting and the use of fresh vegetables and lots of fishes from its ponds and rivers. The main ingredient here is the rice. This cuisine is known for its very little use of spices, little cooking and strong flavors. They use a wide variety of fish, duck, squab etc. Here the must tries are bhaat (rice) with dal (lentils), masor jool (fish curry), with mangso (meat curry). Fish curries made of rou, illish, or chitol are the most favorite. If not a curry, simply fried fish. Birds like ducks and pigeon are also used in dishes. Pork and Mutton dishes are mainly popular among the younger generation
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Suggested Itinerary for Dibrugarh

Day 1- Start off your tour with a visit to a tea processing centre. Fill your afternoon with a cruise down the Brahmaputra. Visit a silk weaving centre in the evening.
Day 2-  Enjoy a picnic in Dibru-Saikhowa National Park.
Day 3- Indulge in some adventure activities.
NOTE: Tourists may also visit Digboi or Sibsagar.

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FAQs on Dibrugarh

What is famous about Dibrugarh?

Beautiful landscape. Less pollution.

What is not so good about Dibrugarh?

Bad roads in some areas.

Who should visit Dibrugarh?

A major contributor to India's economy, the lush green Dibrugarh is a health resort for nature lovers and especially for tea lovers. The myriad of adventure activities in the region also attracts a huge number of tourists to Dibrugarh. 

What is the best time to visit Dibrugarh?

The climatic condition of this city is always pleasant, making this place fit to be visited any time of the year. The heat during the summer season is very mild, hence it is an ideal time to visit the area. The monsoon season experiences rainfall much like the monsoon period in other parts of the state. Lush green scenery can be seen during the monsoon season. Winters are mildly cold and light, with minimal protective clothing. The lowest expected temperature is around 20 degrees Celsius. 
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What is the local food in Dibrugarh?

Assamese cuisine is known for techniques and styles like drying and fermenting and the use of fresh vegetables and lots of fishes from its ponds and rivers. The main ingredient here is the rice. This cuisine is known for its very little use of spices, little cooking and strong flavors. They use a wide variety of fish, duck, squab etc. Here the must tries are bhaat (rice) with dal (lentils), masor jool (fish curry), with mangso (meat curry). Fish curries made of rou, illish, or chitol are the most favorite. If not a curry, simply fried fish. Birds like ducks and pigeon are also used in dishes. Pork and Mutton dishes are mainly popular among the younger generation
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What is the best way to reach Dibrugarh?

Dibrugarh is well connected to major cities of India via airways and railways. There are regular buses connecting cities in the North East to Dibrugarh. Dibrugarh is approximately at a distance of 443.2 kms from Guwahati. 
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What are the things to do in Dibrugarh?

The top things to do in Dibrugarh are Rafting in Bramhaputra (Tuting), Dinjoy Satra, Shopping in Dibrugarh, Dehing Namti Satra, Raidongia Dol, Barbarua Maidam. You can see all the places to visit in Dibrugarh here

What are the places near Dibrugarh?

The top places near to Dibrugarh are Dhemaji which is 35 km from Dibrugarh, Dibru saikhowa national park which is located 49 km from Dibrugarh, Sibsagar which is located 61 km from Dibrugarh, Tinsukia which is located 44 km from Dibrugarh, Majuli which is located 93 km from Dibrugarh

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Shreyas Kapoor 2 years ago
- The weather is slightly on the colder side, make sure you carry clothes accordingly.
- Then again, usual travel tips to carry first aids, some extra clothing in case of an emergency, sun blocks, moisturizers etc.
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