It is a large town and well renowned for wildlife. The city is also known for rich history. One can find several burial places of ancient kings and many tombs. The important burial place is of the Kings in Rajmaidam. The entire region is full of tea plantation and gardens. The pleasure driving through these gardens is an amazing experience. The oldest research center Tocklai is also located here in Jorhat.
There are many temples and monasteries in and around Jorhat. Hatigar, Dekiakowa Bornamghar, Borbetai Than, Garakiadhol Temple, Garmur Satra and Dakinpat Satra are some of the important temples in Jorhat. The fine mixture of both ancient and modern culture is well witnessed here. The old traditions and cultures are secured by the people of Assam. Gibbon Wildlife sanctuary is the major attraction which made Jorhat as one of the most loved tourist destinations in Assam.
Places to visit
Gibbon Wildlife sanctuary
It is the major attraction in Jorhat. The semi ever green forests and tea plantations are the highlighting feature. One can get a glimpse of variety of flora and fauna. It is also an ideal place for bird watching.
It is located around 4 km from Jorhat and was constructed in the year of 1876 by the Slimmon who is the secretary of this club. It has one of the oldest golf clubs in India.
Tockai Tea research center, Bilvesver Shiva temple, Thengal Bhawan, Bangalpukhari and Burigosain Devalay
How to reach Jorhat
Jorhat has its own airport called Rowriah.
Jorhat has its own railhead.
There is good bus connectivity available in Jorhat to reach various parts of Assam.
In summer 15-23 C and in winter 7-20 C and best visited throughout the year.