(Last Updated on : 23-06-2014)
The dusty, little-touristed town of Dibrugarh, 443km north of Guwahati, is surrounded by no fewer nine golf courses and lies in the heart of the tea growing country.Dibrugarh, district is the headquarters of Lakhimpur and is inhabited mostly by Bengalis. It is reputed as a commercial town. Located along the river Brahmaputra, Dibrugarh is sometimes referred to as the gateway to some districts of Arunachal Pradesh and the north of Nagaland .
It is the largest tea-exporting town in India. In Dibrugarh one can go around the tea gardens, which are located in, and around the town. A large number of tea estates are located along National Highway-37 covering large area of Dibrugarh district.
Though it has no special attractions for the tourists. Yet, a planned city has been built up at Barbari around Assam medical college. Also, there is a dam, constructed at a huge cost in order to save the town from the devastating flood of Brahmaputra.
Dibrugarh has regular air flight from major cities like Delhi , Calcutta and Guwahati from its Mohanbari airport, which is 17-km from the town.
Dibrugarh is linked with Guwahati by a broad gauge line. It is also connected with other cities of the country by express and super fast trains.
NH-37 links Dibrugarh and other important towns of Assam, from where A/C and non-A/C deluxe coaches are available daily.
Hotels & Accomodation
In Dibrugarh city, hotels are present in potential numbers. The accommodation options vary from luxury hotels to budget hotels and tourist lodges available at reasonable prices.