Tourist Attractions

About Jorhat

"The Cultural Capital of Assam"

Jorhat derives its name from two haats or bazaars "Masorhaat and Sowkihaat" on the banks of River Bhugdoi, a tributary of the river Brahmaputra. The city is home to the renowned historical monuments and heritage sites of Assamese culture such as Thengal Manor, Raja Maidam (Burial tomb of the last Ahom king Purandar Singha), Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Dhekiakhowa Bornamghar, Sukapha Samannay Kshetra (Memorial built in the memory of Sukapha, the first Ahom king of Assam and Jorhat planetarium.

Tea Plantations

Tea gardens are one of the main tourist attractions given its simple natural charm.

Tea plantations are the main agricultural areas around the city which also takes the shape of a tourist attraction. There are as many as 135 tea gardens in Jorhat.

Majuli Island

Approximately 40 kms from Jorhat, the Brahmaputra River forms the largest riverine island in the world, Majuli, the principal place of pilgrimage of Vaishnavites since the times of the Ahom rulers.

Mājuli is a hotspot for flora and fauna, harbouring many rare and endangered avifauna species including migratory birds that arrive in the winter season.

Kakochang Waterfalls

The Kakochang Waterfalls is located 75 Km from Jorhat and 13 km from Bokakhat in Golaghat district, Assam.

It is a beautiful waterfall that is tucked away in nature's paradise. The waterfall comes cascading down in between the coffee and rubber plantations of the district making a scene breathtakingly beautiful.

Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary

The Sanctuary, approx. 20Km from Jorhat is an isolated protected area of evergreen forest located in Assam.

The sanctuary has a very rich biodiversity and is home to the only apes in India, the western hoolock gibbon (Hoolock hoolock) as well as the only nocturnal primate found in the northeast Indian states, the Bengal slow loris (Nycticebus bengalensis).


Jorhat Airport (JRH), commonly known as Rowriah Airport is approximately 7 km from the city centre. The airport has daily flights to Kolkata, New Delhi and Guwahati.

The Mariani Junction railway station, situated on the Lumding-Dibrugarh section, is the main railway station of Jorhat district and is about 18 km (11 mi) from Jorhat.

There are 19 National Waterways for the Northeast connectivity including the daily ferry from Nimati ghat to Kamalabari in Majuli and The Neamati multimodal waterways terminal on Brahmaputra National Waterway 2

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