(Last Updated on : 29/07/2019)
Kaziranga Golf Resort, near Jorhat
, is a heritage tea estate bunglow with a unique golf course
in the midst of a tea
garden. It is first of its kind in the world, which is developed on a 150 acre land. Designed by one of Indias leading golf course architects Ranjit Nanda, the resort has 18 hole, par-71 golf course. There is large Golf Academy inside the resort, which allows the tourists to learn the game. All over, Kaziranga Golf Resort with bunglows and cottages is a popular tourist destination in a colonial tea environment.
Features of Kaziranga Golf Resort
The rooms of Kaziranga Golf Forest Resort are divided into two categories- 16 Superior Cottage Rooms and Presidential Suites. The rooms are decorated with British
colonial exterior and furniture with verandah offering wonderful views of the surroundings. Along with the Golf game, the resort also offers some other recreational activities like swimming
, wellness centre, gym, club house (earlier called Burra Sahibs Bungalow), some indoor games and tea tour. Tea touring is consisted of tea leaves plucking and tea manufacturing followed by tips on tea tasting. The golf course is complemented by a unique two-sided driving range which can accommodate up to 72 golfers at a time. The golf course has strategically conceived the 18 holes that challenge all skill levels of the players.
Nearby Tourist Attractions of Kaziranga Golf Resort
As the resort is located in Jorhat, Hollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary
, Majuli Island
would easily be accessible from there. Other nearby tourist attractions include, visiting Kaziranga National Park
; touring tea garden and tea factory; visiting Mising or Kabri village
and 9th century Deopahar Archeological Site; enjoying cultural shows in the evening etc.
Visiting Information to Kaziranga Golf Resort
Kaziranga is well connected to Guwahati
(217 km) and Jorhat (96 km). These two are well connected to the rest of the country by regular flights from Kolkata
. Guwahati Railway Station and Jorhat Town Railway Station
are the prime rail heads of them. Buses are also available from Guwahati and Jorhat to Kohora (Kaziranga
) and vice versa. Buses are run by both Assam State Transport Corporation and private agencies.