Jorhat Tour Packages

If you are one of those who live and breathe for the love of tea, then Jorhat is the perfect place for you to have a wonderful holiday. Tagged as the “Tea capital of the world”, Jorhat, with its numerous tea plantations, welcomes thousands of families, couples, as well as solo travelers each year. 
Several Assam tour packages include a visit or a couple of days of stay in this beautiful tea region as it has something to offer for every kind of traveler. The town is famous for its culture, mosques, tombs, gardens and, is a culturally and commercially important city in the state of Assam. It is located at a distance of about 305 Km from Guwahati and around 138 Km from Dibrugarh.
In addition to tea plantations, Jorhat is home to a number of natural reserves and heritage sites which you can explore during Jorhat vacation trips. Notable locations include Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Raja Maidam, Thengal Bhawan, and Dhekiakhowa Bornamghar. The oldest and most well-known house of worship in Assam, the Dhekia khowa Bornam ghar, draws a large number of visitors each year. Another interesting location to explore under Jorhat holiday deals is the largest river island in the world, Majuli, which is only 20kms away.
So, if you too are planning to book a comprehensive Jorhat travel package, here’s all you should know to make it a memorable one.

Top Places to Visit in Jorhat

Majuli Island: Begin your Jorhat holiday packages with a visit to the world’s largest river island, Majuli. Nestled amidst the mighty Brahmaputra River, this serene island is not only a scenic marvel but also a hub of Assamese culture, with numerous satras (monasteries) dotting its landscape. Explore the rustic charm of the island, interact with the friendly locals, and witness mesmerizing traditional dance and music performances. Counted among one of the most majestic places in India, Majuli is also constantly knocking the doors of being recognized as UNESCO's World Heritage Site. Mostly inhabited by Tribals, the culture of Majuli is unique and quite interesting, intriguing travelers to book dedication Majuli tour packages . 
Hoollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary: Attention all nature and wildlife enthusiasts! Include a visit to the famous Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary in your Jorhat tour packages, considered to be a haven for various species of flora and fauna. Located around 20kms from the main town, this exquisite wildlife sanctuary is the home to the hoolock gibbons and, is surrounded by the Brahmaputra river on one side and with tea gardens everywhere else.
Thengal Bhawan: Operated as the official site of the first Assamese newspaper's publication in early 20th century, Thengal Bhawan, today is one of the top places to visit in Jorhat. Despite its extreme simplicity, this attraction is a must-see for anyone traveling to Jorhat. Admire the intricate wood carvings, traditional artifacts, and antique furniture as you step back in time to experience the opulent lifestyle of Assam's affluent past.
Tocklai Tea Center: Visiting the tea capital of the world makes it an obvious choice to visit the oldest and largest tea research station in the world. On your visit to the Tocklai Tea Center, you get to gain insights into the scientific aspects of tea cultivation, processing, and research through interactive exhibits, informative sessions, and guided tours of experimental tea gardens. Established in 1911 for improving tea development by discovering a range of methods for expanding the dietary estimation of the drink, the Tocklai Tea Center was formed a joint venture of the national government, tea industry corporation, and the state governments of Assam and West Bengal. 
Bilvesvar Siva Temple: During your Jorhat trips, make sure to pay homage to the divine at the Bilvesvar Siva Temple, a sacred Hindu shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. Marvel at the intricate architecture, ornate sculptures, and serene ambiance of this spiritual haven, which attracts devotees and tourists alike with its religious significance and cultural allure.

Things to Do in Jorhat

Enjoy a Peaceful Boatride at Nimati Ghat: Add a touch of natural beauty with a mix of serenity and peace to your Jorhat vacation trips by visiting the Nimati Ghat. Along with working as the serving point that ferries and steamboats use to take visitors to the famous Majuli Island, the ghat is also used to connect various other areas of the region such as, Auniata and Kamalabari. Reserve a spot on a riverboat so you can see the magnificent sunset fall into Brahmaputra's lap at the end of the day. 
Attend a Traditional Bihu Dance Performance: Experience the vibrant cultural tapestry of Assam by attending a lively Bihu dance performance, a traditional folk dance celebrating the harvest season and Assamese culture. Lose yourself in the rhythmic beats of the dhol (drum) and the melodious tunes of the pepa (flute) as local performers showcase their talent and passion for this age-old art form.
Indulge in Local Culinary Activities: Looking to indulge in some out-of-the-box activities that are not highlighted in most Jorhat tour packages? Then set out for a culinary delight on the streets of Jorhat to treat your taste buds with a myriad of local Assamese flavors. Sample delectable street food delicacies such as pitha (rice cakes), momos (dumplings), jolpan (Assamese breakfast), and indulge in refreshing beverages like a pong (rice beer) and traditional Assamese tea. Additionally, delve into the culinary heritage of Assam with a hands-on cooking class, where expert chefs unveil the secrets behind authentic Assamese dishes. 

Tips to Make the Best of Jorhat Holiday Packages

To ensure your travel is seamless and memorable, consider these invaluable tips:
Respect Local Culture: Jorhat may be a big town in the state of Assam and have an advanced lifestyle, yet the locals living here still follow and respect their age-old traditions and customs to the core and expect the same from tourists traveling to the city.
Pack Smartly: A typical Jorhat tour would require you to pack light cotton clothes along with a few warm garments. Also, its vicinity to a lot of trekking spots signifies that you need to have comfortable sport shoes for your trekking expeditions. 
Plan a Budget and Stick to It: When you book your Assam tour packages with Kiomoi, you can be worry free about your travel budget as we help you design the best tour package as per your preferred activities while staying within budget.  

Important Details About Jorhat Travel Guide

Best Time to Visit Jorhat
The best time to visit Jorhat is during the winter season, from November to February, when the weather is pleasant and conducive for outdoor activities and sightseeing.
Best Way to Reach Jorhat
By Air: Jorhat Airport, also known as Rowriah Airport, is well-connected to major cities like Kolkata and Guwahati with regular domestic flights operated by various airlines.
By Road: Jorhat is well-connected to neighboring cities and towns by a network of state and national highways.
By Rail: Jorhat is accessible by train via Mariani Junction, located approximately 18 kilometers away from the city center. Mariani Junction is well-connected to major cities like Guwahati, Kolkata, and Delhi through regular train services operated by Indian Railways.

Best Places to Eat in Jorhat
Jorhat is, comparably, a big town in Assam and, therefore, has several good eating places to go to. Heritage Khorikka, Tamarind, and Naga Kitchen are some of the top places to visit in Jorhat for some traditional Assamese flavors. 

Best Places for Shopping in Jorhat
For the best shopping experience in Jorhat, head straight to the Chowk Bazaar, a vibrant market in the heart of Jorhat where you can find a diverse array of goods ranging from clothing and accessories to handicrafts and souvenirs. You can also visit the AT Road which is one of Jorhat’s busiest commercial streets, as well as Babby Patty.


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