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Top 5 Places You Must Visit in Tezpur

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If you are someone who is looking for a fruitful explosion and want to explore India’s oldest temples, historical sites and natural reserves, Tezpur is the place for you. Tezpur is located near Guwahati and enjoys great connectivity with all the major places of Assam and other states too. There are a lot of things for a traveller to explore in Assam’s Tezpur. It is a popular sight for tourists to see many ancient temples, wildlife and tea plantations etc.

Among various sacred temples such as Haleshwar temple, Shri Bhairabi Mandir, Ganesh Ghat Temple, and others. Mahabhairav Temple is one of the most visited destinations by Hindu devotees here. Another famous mythological site here is Agnigarh or the fort of fire. Nature lovers love to visit the Nameri National Park and watch the beauty of Asian Elephants and other animals. In this place, you can also see the beauty of verdant tea gardens and the peaceful river Brahmaputra. Tezpur is 65 km from the Orang Wildlife Sanctuary, 82 km from Kaziranga, and 60 km from Bhalukpung, so you can visit that too. Here is some information that will help you to have the best experience for your stay in Tezpur. You can read more and check out the list of best hotels in Assam’s Tezpur. Also, check out the places you can visit and the things you can do in Tezpur and in the nearby places.

Here is a list of hotels that you stay in during your visit to Tezpur in Assam:

1. Hotel Kalash

This lodge in Tezpur is found in the midst of the city. It offers the best multi-cuisine food in its restaurant, with a wide range of veg and non-veg food options available. It is also well-equipped with basic facilities and has high-speed internet. This hotel in Tezpur is located near the Tezpur Railway Station located at a distance of 5.6 km. This hotel is also near Tezpur University and is located at a distance of 7.4 km from Tezpur airport.

2. Hotel Pine Yard

Hotel Pine Yard is located near Tezpur University and it offers its guests exquisite rooms and provides the best-in-class amenities. It is easy to tour around the city if you stay in this hotel in places such as Mahabhairav Temple which is 1.2 km far and Agnigarh which is 1.3 km away. They also have multilingual staff members who are very friendly and co-operative. This hotel in Tezpur has rooms according to your needs. It has a single room for solo travellers, budget-friendly single and double rooms for backpackers and executive suites and deluxe twin rooms for business travellers and family vacationers.

3. The Fern Residency

The Fern Residency is one of the best upscale business hotels in Tezpur. A stay in this beautiful lodge in Tezpur offers four dining options for its guests. This hotel is quite near to the Tezpur Railway Station and the airport in Assam. Chitralekha Udyan and Mahabhairav Temple in Tezpur, Assam, are the closest tourist attractions to this hotel. They also have a beautiful dining area in the garden where you can enjoy your breakfast and a cup of coffee at the coffee shop.

 4. Heritage Tezpur

Heritage Tezpur is a luxurious lodge in the city which provides a homely ambience for its guests. People who stay in Heritage Tezpur call it the best hotel in Tezpur as it gives a memorable experience for everyone who loves adventurous activities such as river rafting and trips to Tawang. One can also enjoy sightseeing at places such as Chitralekha and Agnigarh. In this hotel in Assam’s Tezpur people can savour the best of Indian, Chinese and Continental cuisines. Also, it also has a lounge bar with live music for you to enjoy your day after a tiresome day after sightseeing.

Here are some of the most popular destinations that you can add to your Tezpur tour package and enjoy the breathtaking beauty of Assam.

1. Ouguri Hill

In Tezpur, Ouguri hill is a popular tourist attraction. The hill, which is located on the banks of the River Brahmaputra, presents a tough challenge to climbers with its enormous monoliths. Tezpur is seen on one side of the hilltop, and the River Brahmaputra is visible on the other side. A statue of Kanaklata, a martyr from the Quit India Movement, is visible on top of the hill.

2. Nameri National Park

Nameri National Park

Nameri National Park's location is spectacular on its own. This 200 square kilometre park, which is located at the foothills of the Himalayas, gives you the opportunity to see some of the rarest plant and animal species. Tezpur and Nameri National Park are separated by 35 kilometres. The park is proud of its abundant elephant population. Tiger, sambar, leopard, Bengal fox, mouse deer, and jungle cat are among the other creatures that are present in that park. Here, you can observe some of the endangered Himalayan plant species. The park's ability to be used for swimming, river rafting, and sunbathing is yet another appealing aspect. No wonder Nameri National Park continues to rank highly among the local tourist attractions. The park is also known as "The Last Mansion of White Winged Wood" in local parlance.

3. Chitralekha Udyan

Chitralekha Udyan, sometimes referred to as Cole Park, is a well-known tourist spot in Tezpur. This picturesque park is located in a breathtaking setting, and the numerous hills and lakes enhance the charm of its surroundings. The lakes in the park offer a variety of water activities as well as rowing and paddling opportunities. Two enormous adorned stone pillars and sculptural ruins from the 9th and 10th centuries on the Bamuni hills are the park's main draws. You are encouraged to take a leisurely stroll throughout the tranquil environment and relax in this serene atmosphere.

4. Bura-Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary

Bura Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary

One of the most popular tourist locations is Bura-Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary, which is located on the banks of the River Brahmaputra 30 kilometres from Tezpur. The sanctuary is home to a variety of plants and animals. Tigers, wild buffalo, wild pigs, one-horned rhinos, and elephants are just a few of the animals that may be found in this area. It is home to a wide range of birds and is a favoured spot for migratory birds as well.  Bengal floricans, woodcocks, and swamp partridge are a few of the birds that can be found here. The main aspects of the sanctuary can be studied in depth during the wildlife safari excursion. So, if you love watching birds and want to be lost in their symphonies,  Bura-Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary is a must-visit spot for you.

5. Bamuni Hills

Coming to Tezpur tourist places, Bamuni hills is the most popular one, as it has sculptural ruins dating back to the 9th and 10th centuries. You can see the influence of the Gupta style of architecture here. The stone carvings on the walls of Bamuni Hills are a specimen of the architectural brilliance of that ancient age. You will be surprised to see Lord Vishnu’s 10 incarnations depicted in those carvings.

Best Time to visit Tezpur

Every traveller will fall in love with Tezpur's stunning cityscape and myriad picturesque attractions. Tezpur brings peace to the eyes and soul, tourists adore it. It is located in  Assam's northeast and has a climate similar to that of the entire state. It has a subtropical monsoon climate and primarily experiences three seasons of summer, monsoon, and winter.  It can be a great time to visit Tezpur because of the dry, slightly warm and chilly weather because the temperature swings between 25 and 35 degrees Celsius, making the city slightly warm.

If you are someone who is a nature lover, a family vacationer or wants to visit Assam as a honeymooner, Tezpur is a great destination to take a sojourn.

March 04, 2023

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