Sivasagar Tour Packages

Imagine how a place would be in terms of its spiritual aura and natural splendor whose literal translation is “Ocean of Shiva”. Kiomoi welcomes you to the majestic town of Sivasagar in the northeastern state of Assam. 
Formerly known as Sibasagar, Sivasagar is a holistic town that is dotted with numerous historical sites and situated amid a rich and varied biodiversity. A typical Sivasagar travel guide will tell you that the place is overwhelmed by some of the most popular tourist attractions in Assam, largely contributed by the imprints of the Ahom Dynasty. 
So, if you too are planning to book Sivasagar holiday packages, here’s all you should know to make it a memorable one.

Top Places to Visit in Sivasagar

Rang Ghar: Sometimes referred to as the "Colosseum of the East," the magnificent Rang Ghar is one of Asia's oldest amphitheaters still in use. Located at a stone-throwaway distance of 3kms from the main city of Sivasagar town, this 'House of Entertainment', is one of the top places to visit in Sivasagar and was constructed during the Ahom dynasty (1746 A.D.). who ruled modern-day Assam. This monument is a significant structure that captures the grandeur and accuracy of that era's architecture.
Charaideo Maidan: One of the places that is a must addition to every Sivasagar travel package is the "Pyramids of Assam", Charaideo. Around 1229 CE, Chaolung Sukhapa, the dynasty's founder, built Charaideo, the first capital of the Ahom monarchs. Built around 1229CE, the place is considered to be the abode of Ahom's ancestors' Gods. The 42 tombs of the Ahom kings and queens in the Charaideo mounds are incredible constructions and a sight to behold, especially in comparison to the Egyptian Pyramids.The remarkable construction and artistry of Assamese masons and sculptors during the Middle Ages are demonstrated by these monuments. 
Shiva Doul: It just cannot happen that you visit a place which literally translates to “Ocean of Shiva” and do not visit a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Built by Ahom King Rudra Singha in the 18th century, Shiva Doul is an architectural masterpiece showcasing intricate carvings, ornate pillars, and a serene ambiance that invites visitors to immerse themselves in spirituality. Several Sivasagar holiday deals include a visit to this temple. 
Gargaon Palace: Discover the grandeur of Gargaon Palace, the erstwhile seat of the Ahom royalty, located near Sivasagar. Though in ruins, the remnants of this once magnificent palace complex offer a glimpse into the opulent lifestyle of the Ahom rulers. Visitors can explore the remains of royal chambers, courtyards, and ornamental gardens, evoking a sense of nostalgia for a bygone era.

Things to Do in Sivasagar

Visit the Ahom Museum: If you are really looking to make the most of your Sivasagar vacation trips then do visit the Ahom museum to explore the cultural treasures of the Ahom dynasty. Discover artifacts, royal regalia, and ancient manuscripts showcasing the cultural heritage and legacy of the Ahom rulers, providing insights into Assam's glorious past.
Explore the Majestic Tatal Ghar: Definitely one of the most exquisite pieces of architectural brilliance from the Ahom dynasty, worthy of being included in Sivasagar tour packages, is the majestic Tatal Ghar. Also known as the Rangpur Palace, this monument not only stands as a worthy testament to the vibrant Assamese culture and its rich history, but it is also the largest of all Ahom monuments in the entire world. History buffs and architecture lovers should add Talatal Ghar to their go-to list.
Enjoy the Flavors of Assam: One of the best things one can do to understand the lifestyle and culture of a place is to go on a gastronomical journey of that place. The same applies when you begin your Sivasagar vacation trips. There are several local eateries and street food stalls where you can treat your taste buds to authentic Assamese delicacies. Sample some of the most mouthwatering dishes like Maasor Tenga (sour fish curry), Aloo Pitika (mashed potatoes), and Pitha (traditional rice cakes), experiencing the flavors of Assam's culinary traditions.
Groove to the Steps of Traditional Bihu Dance: Bihu dance is the traditional folk-dance form of Assam, and one should try as much possible to make sure to add witnessing this cultural gem in their Sivasagar holiday deals. See if you can align your Sivasagar holiday packages such that you can join in the celebrations during the Bihu festival, marked by colorful attire, rhythmic dances, and traditional music, offering a glimpse into Assam's cultural vibrancy.

Important Details About Sivasagar Travel Guide

Best Time to Visit Sivasagar
The best time to visit Sivasagar is during the winter months, from November to February, when the weather is pleasant, and temperatures are mild.
Best Way to Reach Sivasagar
By Air: The nearest airport to Sivasagar is Jorhat Airport, located approximately 60kms away.
By Road: Sivasagar is accessible via well-maintained roads, and buses ply regularly from neighboring cities like Guwahati, Jorhat, and Dibrugarh.
By Rail: Sivasagar Town Railway Station is well-connected to major cities like Guwahati and Kolkata. 

Best Places to Eat in Sivasagar
There are several top places to visit in Sivasagar for enjoying local flavors such as Café Heritage, Golap Restaurant and, Hotel Brahmaputra. Dawodi Kitchen, especially, is known for its authentic flavors and warm hospitality. Try their traditional thalis, featuring a variety of local delicacies, and savor the taste of Assam's culinary delights.

Best Places for Shopping in Sivasagar
For the best shopping experience in Sivasagar, head straight to the Sivasagar Haat, a bustling market offering a wide range of local handicrafts, textiles, and souvenirs. Shop for intricately woven Assamese silk sarees, traditional bamboo crafts, and exquisite handmade jewelry. You can, additionally, also check out the Central Market and the Fancy Bazaar to find some of the best souvenirs to buy in Sivasagar.


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