Chitralekha Udyan (Cole Park)
Established by a British Deputy Commissioner, Mr Cole in 1906, It is, undoubtedly, one of the most beautiful places in Tezpur. The park has ornamented stone pillars, and other sculptural remnants, water sports facility, walkways, restaurant and open-air stage. It was recently renovated and revitalized.
Agnigarh provides a panoramic view of the great river and Tezpur. Basically, its a hillock on the bank of river Brahmaputra is the site of legendary romance of princess Usha (the only daughter of King Bana) and Anirudha, grandson of Lord Krishna. Usha was kept on this hillock which was surrounded by fire. Recently Agnigarh has been developed as a beautiful park. It has a series of sculptures depicting the mythology, open-air stage, and waterfall.
A lake with an island. The island has been developed into a beautiful park with a musical fountain. There is an iron bridge to take you to the island. On the lake, one can go for boating and enjoy the view.
District Museum at Dak Bungalow
Dak Bungalow is an old and beautiful British era building in heart of the town. Recently it has been renovated and now houses the District Museum.
Ouguri hill on bank of Brahmaputra river provides breathtaking view of the mighty river and Tezpur town. There are huge rocks on the top of the hill which add to the beauty of the hill. These rocks provide facility for rock climbing. There is a giant statue of Kanaklata, recently district administration started developing the hill into a beautiful park.
This has been named after the three jewels of Assamese culture. Rupkowar Jyoti Prasad Agarwalla, Kalaguru Bishnu Prasad Rabha and Natasurjya Phani Sarmah. It is a beautiful park located in the heart of Tezpur city.
The Hazara Pukhuri
It is a large tank in name of Harjar Varman in Tezpur. It was excavated in the early part of the 9th century.
The ancient temple of Mahabhairab stands to the north of Tezpur town. This temple is believed to have been established by king Bana with a Siva lingam. Formerly, this temple was built of stone but the present one is built of concrete, the Pujaris and Paiks were appointed to look after the temple.
The Bhairabi temple is one of the most prominent temples in Tezpur located 5 km from the main Tezpur town. Locals believed that the daughter of king Banasura, 'usha' came regularly here to worshipped Lord Durga. One can bewitch by the beauty of the majestic Brahmaputra river along with long-standing Kolia Bhomora Setu from the backside of the temple.
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The summer season starts from the month of March last till June, day temperature ranges between 27°C and 38°C. You can expect few dazzles of light rain in this season. October to April is the best time to visit Tezpur.
The monsoon season begins from the month of June and lasts till September. Rain showers very often during July and August. Tezpur remains invigorating during the monsoon, you can also plan to visit Tezpur during Rainy season.
Winter season start from the month of December and last untill February. The minimum temperature ranges from 10°C to 12°C. Maximums stay around 20°C to 24°C. The month of February remains pleasant and comfortable.
The nearest airport is Salonibari airport located at a distance of 15 km from Tezpur.
The nearest Railway Station is Dekargaon Railway Station which is 8 Km from Tezpur. connect to Guwahati and other cities of Assam.
Tezpur is well connected with major cities of Assam state by road.
Distance from some major cities
Guwahati - 166 Km.
kaziranga - 50km.
Jorhat - 162 Km.
Itanagar - 160km.
Tawang - 319 km.
Bomdila - 153 km.
ziro - 300km.
Best places to visit near Tezpur are:
Located in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas. situated at a distance of 38 km from Tezpur, Nameri National Park is a Heaven for wildlife lovers. Together with neighbouring Pakhui (Pakke) Sanctuary of Arunachal Pradesh. The Park covers an area of 1000 sq. km of deciduous forest interspersed with semi-evergreen and evergreen flora, cane and bamboo brakes and narrow strips of open grassland. river rafting, angling and trekking is the major attraction of Nameri.
Situated at a distance of 50 km from Tezpur, Itanagar is a scenic hill station and the working capital of Arunachal Pradesh. Well known for unique culture and hospitality of the different tribes living together in harmony. Situated on the foothill of majestic Himalaya spread like a carpet of green hills with a very pleasant atmosphere all round the year. Ganga Lake, Ita fort, Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum and a Buddhist Gompa Kyong Theraveda are the charm of Itanagar.
Situated at a distance of 35 km from Tezpur, Kaziranga National Park is one of the most well-known tourist destinations in Assam. kaziranga National park is the natural habitat of the one-horned rhinoceros. This vivid mosaic of habitats wet and dry, plain and hills, forests and grasslands support numerous plant and animal species. During winter various types migratory birds are also seen here.
Orang National Park
Situated at a distance of 43km from Tezpur located on the north bank of Brahmaputra river orang National park is located. Which is another home to world famous one-horned rhinoceros. It houses different mammals such as pigmy hog, elephants, wild buffalo, tiger, leopard, sambar, barking deer, varieties of water birds, the green pigeon in its flat topography of semi-evergreen forest.
Situated at a distance of 153 km from Tezpur, Bomdila is located in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh. A picturesque town with snow clad Himalayan mountains in its backdrop painted in green with yards spread Apple Orchards. It is a cultural hub with strong Tibetan and Buddhist influences, harboured several Buddhist monasteries and Gompas.
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