Tezpur, located on the northern bank of the Brahmaputra river in the Sonitpur district of Assam, is known as the cultural capital of the state. Deeply rooted in historical and cultural significance, the city is famous for its lush greenery, heritage sites, lakes and the national parks nearby. Located around 180 km northeast of Guwahati, the city is also known popularly in Assam as 'The City of Eternal Love'.
The snow-covered peaks of the Himalayas and neighbouring Arunachal's hills form a gorgeous backdrop to the city. Archaeologically, Tezpur is teeming with ruins, inscriptions and imprints of former royal families and age-old temples that are a testament to the city's rich historical past. Visitors will also find numerous tea gardens in the neighbouring regions of the city, with a few plantations hosting stays and estates from the British Raj era.
The nationally famed Tezpur University is also located near Tezpur, making young adults the common sightseers in and around the city. Moreover, being located close to the border of Arunachal Pradesh, there are several spots where tourists can take a day trip and enjoy picnics as well. Nameri National Park is one such protected area where visitors can enjoy a leisurely day out amidst nature.