Jorhat Tourist Guide - Tea Capital of the World - Largest river Island Majuli

Jorhat Tourist Guide - Tea Capital of the World - Largest river Island Majuli - Destination Overview
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    Starting From INR 9000/-(2 night 3 days)
  • Location: Assam,India -785636
  • Altitude: 116 m
  • Longitude: 94.2026° E
  • Latitude: 26.7465° N
  • Nearest Airport: Bagdogrea airport
  • Nearest Train Station: New Jalpaiguri Railway station
  • How to reach: By Flight: The nearest airport from Kalimpong is Bagdogra near Siliguri. From Bagdogra Kalimpong is nearly 70kms away By Bus: Siliguri serves as the gateway to reach Kalimpong. Siliguri is well connected by road to Kolkata, Guwahati and Patna By Train: New Jalpaiguri (70kms) close to Siliguri is the nearest railhead from Kalimpong. This is an important railway station in the northern Bengal and also a sort of gateway to the remote northeastern India
  • Season to Visit: The best time to visit Kalimpong is during summers (March to May) and monsoon. Summer (March - May) the summer weather is generally comfortable with the temperature not soaring too high.

Jorhat Tourist Guide - Tea Capital of the World - Largest river Island Majuli

Jorhat Tourist Guide: Overview

Jorhat city is the 2nd largest city in the Indian state of Assam. It is situated 307km from Guwahati on the northeastern region of Assam. Jorhat is famously known as the ‘Tea capital of the world’ thanks to the innumerable number of tea plantations here. From Jorhat, one may visit Majuli, the largest island on the Brahmaputra. In Majuli, there are numerous satras or monasteries. Apart from this, numerous other tourist places in Jorhat attract visitors from far and wide. The place has regular and well maintained transportation facilities, to cater to the heavy tourist rush that it enjoys every year.

What is Unique in Jorhat and why?

Jorhat City said to be unique for many reason  which involves Jorhat Gymkhana Club is the oldest golf courses in Asian and the third oldest in the world, Jorhat Cricket Stadium is oldest stadium of Assam, Majuli is the largest freshwater river island in the world is situated in Jorhat Dist and Tocklai Tea Research Institute in Jorhat.  These Reasons make jorhat unique from other destination.

Guwahati to Jorhat Flight

There are number of Flight are available to reach Jorhat from Guwahati, there are some details in given below.

Jet Airways 9W-7048 Dep 12:45 Arrival 13:35

Jet Airways 9W-7049 Dep 14:15 Arrival 15:05

Delhi to Guwahati Flight Detail

IndiGo 6E-3645   Delhi 10:45   Arrive Guwahati 14:50

IndiGO  6E-694   Delhi 17:20  Arrive Guwahati 19:45

Assam Culture

The culture of Assam is traditionally a hybrid one, developed due to cultural assimilation of different ethno-cultural groups under various politico-economic systems in different periods of history. The term can also be used to describe the indigenous or long-settled inhabitants of this northeastern state. The language of the native people of Assam is called Assamese. The state has the largest number of tribes within their variety in tradition, culture, dresses, and exotic way of life.

Jorhat Climate

The climate in Jorhat is warm and temperate. The summers here have a good deal of rainfall, while the winters have very little. The climate here is classified as Cwa by the Köppen-Geiger system. The temperature here averages 24.0 °C. About 2324 mm of precipitation falls annually.

Jorhat city population

Jorhat District Urban population was 219,565 (includes population of Mariani, Titabor and Teok) of which males and females were 113,555 and 106,010 respectively, while the rural population was 871,730, male 444,389 and female 427,341.

Kolkata to Jorhat

The total straight line distance between Kolkata and Jorhat is 751 KM (kilometers) and 888.74 meters. The miles based distance from Kolkata to Jorhat is 467.2 miles.

Thengal Manor Jorhat

Thengal Manor is situated in Jorhāt, One of our bestsellers in Jorhāt, Offering a seasonal outdoor pool and children's playground, free private parking is available on site. Each room at this resort is air conditioned and has a flat-screen TV. Views of the lake, pool or garden are featured in certain rooms. Extras include free toiletries and a hairdryer. Bike hire and car hire are available at this resort and the area is popular for golfing.

Restaurants in Jorhat/ Veg Restaurants in Jorhat

Meridian Restaurant: TA Rank (5.0) - Certificate of Excellence

The Little South: TA Rank (3.5) - Certificate of Excellence

Nimantran Restaurant: TA Rank (4.0) - Certificate of Excellence

Guwahati to Jorhat

Guwahati to Jorhat is about 3.5 km away from each other and it takes 7.5 hours to Reach by Private Vehicle.

Tea Gardens of Jorhat

Jorhat is one of the major tea producing regions of India. Watching tea growing in such vast expanse is a treat to the eyes. And as you walk through the gardens you will witness workers plucking tea leaves, cleaning the gardens, and nurturing plants.  The Tocklai Tea Research center (India’s largest tea research centre) is also located here on the banks of the river Tocklai.

Jorhat is one of the lesser known tea producing gem of India where an annual tea festival takes place during winters.

Cultural Diversity in Jorhat Dist

Jorhat has always been a vibrant place and is a perfect mixture of modernity and tradition. The culture environment of Jorhat is the rsult of the endless effort of the prople trying to preserve its old culture and tradition. The Assamese language is primaru languge used by local people of jorhat.

People of Jorhat have always displayed and tradition and cultural life style. thats why Jorhat is said to be cultural capital of Assam.

Festivals in Jorhat

Tea Festival in Jorhat

The Tea Festival in Jorhat, in the state of Assam, is celebrated every year winter season between November and January with great enjoyment, fun and entertainment.

Majuli Festival

The Assam Majuli Festival is held on the bank of river Luit, the location of which has an immeasurably beautiful and picturesque milieu. The river Luit is just 1.5 kilometers from the sub-divisional headquarter of Majuli Island, Garamur.

FAQ - What is where...?

What to buy and shop in "Jorhat"

Mekha Cahdar Traditional Handloom item

Where to buy & shop for souvenirs tourist items in "Jorhat"

Jorhat Main Markets

Where to buy & shop for clothes in "Jorhat"

Fashion Street in Jorhat

Where to have best food in "Jorhat"

Belle Amies

Where to stay in "Jorhat"

Jorhat offers good and comfort stay facility, we suggested all three category of hotels which you like to stay

Standard Hotel: Hotel Jora Palace: TA Rank (4.0)- Certificate of Excellence

Deluxe Hotel: Hotel Jironi: TA Rank (3.0) - Certificate of Excellence

Where to drink in "Jorhat"

Colors Bar

Best Bars in "Jorhat

Jorhat Bar Association

Where to eat fast food "Jorhat"

Nimantran Restaurant

Where to eat Lunch & Dinner" Jorhat"

Bambusa restaurant