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Lilabari Tourism

Lilabari is a small town located in North Lakhimpur in Assam. The town, located 376 kms from Guwahati, is famous for its waterfront, as it is situated on the left bank of Brahmaputra river and beautified with the breathtaking Dirang valley and Sela pass. Lilabari also has an airport which serves Arunachal Pradesh as well.

Besides the natural beauty and serenity, this lovely town also offers excellent opportunities for adventure enthusiasts. People here can try activities such as trekking, hiking, mountaineering, angling, rafting, camping, boating and fishing.

Things to do in Lilabari

1. Adventure sports

Adventure sports
Lilabari, amid lovely hills and lush greenery has a lot of trekking spots. Besides trekking there are numerous other adventure sports that one can try here and get enthralled, be it hiking, rafting, a (Read More)ngling and what not.

2. Golf

North Lakhimpur planter's club is a peaceful site besides tea gardens belonging to different companies. You can let go off your stress as you play golf in this refreshing green area.

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The Natural Beauty of Assam

Lilabari is a very popular destination in Assam since it is an urban centre in the midst of incomparable natural beauty. Nowhere in the North East can one find such accessible spots like the Namdapha National Park which is located on the on the banks of river Brahmaputra in the district of Changlang. This national park is known for its abundant vegetation and variety of wildlife like leopards, elephants, deer, gaur and the Himalayan black bear.

Very close to Lilabari are two famous lakes, Ganga Lake and Sela lake that are very famous picnic spots with locals and tourists alike. They are located within driving distance of Lilabari and offer fantastic views of the mountains and greenery around the lake. Lilabari is also the starting point for some treks ranging from easy trails into the alpine forests to challenging climbs in the Purvanchal Range of Himalayas.

Suggested Itinerary for Lilabari

Day 1: Arrive in Lilabari by road or air and take the day to explore the city, the markets, the food and the surrounding natural spots like hills that are located very close to the city. The next day, leave early and travel to the Tawang or Bomdila monastery to find the peace inside you. These monasteries are also located in very scenic places, so after exploring the magnificent architecture of the monastery, you can stroll to the nearby hills, meadows and lakes for a small picnic. There are many eating options close to these monasteries since they are popular tourist spots.

Day 2: Leave for a safari in the Namdapha National Park where you can see the rich, dense vegetation of the North Eastern Mountains and get a chance to see the leopard, black bear or elephant in its natural habitat. This national park is also very rich in bird life and is a photographer's paradise. 

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How to Reach Lilabari

How to Reach Overview

Lilabari is one of the large cities in Assam and is well connected to the rest of the country by air and road. Lilabari does not have a railway station, and the nearest one is in Dibrugarh which is 140 kilometres away. 

How to reach Lilabari by flight

The Lilabari airport is one of the major airports in the North East, and there are daily flights from Guwahati, Bagdogra and Delhi that come to this airport. Air travel is the most comfortable and fastest way to get to Lilabari. 

How to reach Lilabari by road

The road network to Lilabari is good but can be shut in the monsoons due to the threat of landslides or floods. In other seasons, it is easy to reach Lilabari from any of the nearby cities like Guwahati, Dispur, Imphal and Aizwal. 

How to reach Lilabari by train

There is no railway station in Lilabari, and the nearest one is located in the city of Dibrugarh which is 140 kilometres away from Lilabari. There are taxis, shared jeeps and some buses connecting the station to Lilabari. The railway station has daily trains from Delhi and Guwahati and is a cheaper option than aeroplanes. 

Local transport in Lilabari

You can find cabs to Lilabari and cover the small town and the sites around.

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Lilabari, Assam
Golf - One of the Famous Sports in Lilabari
Lilabari - Small Town Famous for Many Adventure Sports
Lilabari - Quaint Town in North Lakhimpur

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FAQs on Lilabari

What is famous about Lilabari?

Very well connected city of Assam. Gateway to Monasteries of the North East. Pleasant temperature during most of the year.

What is not so good about Lilabari?

There is no railway station in Lilabari but it is well connected by air to Guwahati and Delhi. 

Who should visit Lilabari?

Lilabari is the best city to stay in if you want to explore Assam. It is cheaper than the large cities like Guwahati and Dispur and is equally well connected to famous tourist spots like Tawang and Bomdila.

What is the best time to visit Lilabari?

The climate in Assam is pleasant most of the year except in the monsoon when there is a constant heavy downpour. The peak of tourist season is late early summer or spring (post-monsoons), but since there are a limited number of hotels in this city, accommodations get booked very fast. 
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What is the local food in Lilabari?

Food in Lilabari is greatly influenced not only by Assam but by Arunachal pradesh as well. People here usually eat rice, fish, meat and green leafy vegetables known as 'Laax'. Some of the most loved Assamese cuisines are Khar, made by filtering water through the ashes of Banana trees, Tenga which is a light and sour fish dish, Poitabhat made by soaking cooked rice overnight and then garnished with onion and spices. Talking about drinks, Assam is well known for its tea, known as "saah" and rice is the main ingredient for beer here but you can taste different alcohol beverages belonging to different tribes as well.
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What is the best way to reach Lilabari?

Lilabari is one of the large cities in Assam and is well connected to the rest of the country by air and road. Lilabari does not have a railway station, and the nearest one is in Dibrugarh which is 140 kilometres away. 
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What are the places near Lilabari?

The top places near to Lilabari are Majuli which is 38 km from Lilabari, Ziro which is located 39 km from Lilabari, Itanagar which is located 52 km from Lilabari, Yupia which is located 36 km from Lilabari, Sibsagar which is located 63 km from Lilabari

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