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Karimganj

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Karimganj Tourism

Away from the blaring noises of cities, Karimganj, located at a distance of 313 Kms from Guwahati, is a small sleepy town of Assam steeped in the beauty of nature. Karimganj is the biggest city and administrative headquarter in the district. Situated in the southernmost part of the state, the region majorly consists of wetlands and farms for which it is known as one of the major agricultural districts in Assam. It is an important centre of trade and commerce with important resources that it exports to several states in India. With a thick cover of trees, forest produces are a very important means of resource for the livelihood of the people, Karimganj has an intense pool of culture associated with local tribes, languages, and traditions that are exclusive to their place of origin.

Sharing its border with Bangladesh, the town is adorned with two major rivers Kushiara and Longai. A long rumbling canal called Noti Khal is also featured by the place which helps connect the two rivers creating a balance of the water level. The several forests near the town harbouring a variety of flora and fauna are great for easy hikes and explorations.

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FAQs on Karimganj

What is famous about Karimganj?

A peaceful vacation spot full of scenic beauty. Negligible pollution.

What is not so good about Karimganj?

Limited options for accommodation. The cuisine is predominantly Assamese which might be a problem for some travellers.

Who should visit Karimganj?

Karimganj is an ideal destination for people looking to relax and unwind amidst lush green surroundings. It is for nature lovers who love the idea of going to offbeat places. It is perfect for families, friends and couples. Bird watchers and photographers must visit this sleepy town in Assam. 

What is the best time to visit Karimganj?

Karimganj experiences hot and uncomfortable summers (March, April, and May) with maximum temperature going up to 32 degrees Celcius. The winters (October-January) are moderately cold but pleasant enough to enjoy and explore the town. Hence, it is best to visit the town between the months of October and February. The monsoon season in the area receives heavy rainfall i.e. during the months of July to September, and thus it is recommended to avoid travelling during this time.
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What is the local food in Karimganj?

Being located in the state of Assam, Karimganj serves mainly Assamese cuisine. Kholasapori Pitha, Till Pitha, Dhaniar Bor, Tenga and Macch Bojha (Fish Fry) are among the famous dishes of the town.
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What is the best way to reach Karimganj?

Given the sleepy town that Karimganj is, Regular cab and bus services ply to and fro Karimganj;, buses being owned by both private and government players. There is no direct flight, or rail connectivity, however, to Karimganj. Approximately 230 km away is the Shillong airport, which is the nearest airport accessible to Karimganj, while BadarpuJunctionon is the nearest accessible railway station, barely 25 km away from Karimganj.

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What are the things to do in Karimganj?

The top things to do in Karimganj are Chhatachura Range, Duhalia Range, Shopping in Karimganj, River Kushiara, Malegarh Crematorium, Adamail Range. You can see all the places to visit in Karimganj here

What are the places near Karimganj?

The top places near to Karimganj are Hailakandi which is 30 km from Karimganj, Shillong which is located 91 km from Karimganj, Jowai which is located 66 km from Karimganj, Silchar which is located 45 km from Karimganj, Cherrapunjee which is located 81 km from Karimganj

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Kumar Kislay 2 years ago
- Avoid travelling during monsoon season owing to heavy rainfall.
- Winters are quite cold, so carry extra woollens.
- Make sure you have enough information beforehand of wherever you go sightseeing or have a guide with you.
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