Nagaon

Sitting in the centre of the state, Nagaon occupies a vast area and is considered one of the largest districts of Assam. It is also the most populous district of of the state. The River Kolong, a tributary of Brahmaputra, flows through the heart of Nagaon dividing the district into two parts- Nagaon and Haiborgaon. Nagaon is also the birthplace of Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardeva.

Samuguri Beel also known as Pokhi Tirtha located some 16 km from Nagaon town is a heaven for birds.

If you are fond of ornaments, a visit to Ranthani Village, famous for Assamese gold plated ornaments can be rewarding. You might be lucky enough to buy some pieces of ornaments at a cost three times lesser then the amount in a jeweler’s shop in the city.

 Air

Air

Salonibari Airport in Tezpur (32 km/ 1hr) is the nearest airport. Airport in Guwahati (120 km/ 2hrs 30 mins) is the closest International airport.

 Train

Train

Haiborgaon Railway Station connected to Guwahati by a passenger train is the nearest railhead. However, Chaparmukh Junction (22 km /30 mins) is the closest major railway head connected to different cities.

 Bus

Bus

NH37 connects Guwahati and Nagaon. There are plenty of Government as well as private buses from Guwahati to Nagaon and vice-versa.

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