Bongaigaon is one of the commercial hubs of Assam. It is the center for many industries including Bongaigaon refinery, attributed to be one of the largest oil refineries in the Country. Situated 182 km away from Guwahati, this city is divided into two parts - Old Bongaigaon and New Bongaigaon.
Bageshwari Hill offers a panoramic view of the city. You climb up this hill to reach a temple dedicated to goddess Bageshwari, which is one the 51 Shaktipeethas in India.
Abhayapuri, a small town located 20 km away from Bongaigaon is home to Koyakujia Beel, maintained by Assam Tourism Development Corporation. Lalmati-Duramari Ganesh Temple, one of the oldest temples of the state is also located here.
Home to five rock cut caves, Jogighopa lies 35 km from Bongaigaon. Kachugaon Reserve Forest, known for its ancient sal trees is located 85 km from Bongaigaon.
Guwahati Airport (180 km/3 hrs 30 mins) is the nearest airport.
New Bongaigaon and Bongaigaon are two railheads that serve the city.
NH37 and NH31 C connect Guwahati and Bongaigaon. Frequent buses, both state and private ply to Bongaigaon from Guwahati.