Jorhat Travel Guide
Jorhat is situated in the northern region of Assam and becomes the gateway to Upper Assam. Known as the “Knowledge city of Assam” because of many renowned educational institutes like Assam Agricultural University, Northeast Institute of Management Science, Jorhat Institute of Science and Technology, Jorhat Engineering College, Jorhat Medical College and Hospital and many more.
Jorhat is known as the Tea Capital of India and comprises of 135 tea-gardens making tea plantation the major agricultural activity in the region. The major tourist attractions in this place are Dhekiakhuwa Bornamghar, Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Borbheti Namghar, Sukapha Sammanay Khetra, Thengal Bhawan and Rajamaidam. Majuli, the world's largest river island, is situated 20 kilometers away from Jorhat which can be accessed by ferries from Nimati Ghat attracts thousands of tourists every year. The climate of Jorhat is pleasant throughout the year.Read More Read Less