Top Tourist Places To Visit in Golaghat

Top Tourist Places To Visit in Golaghat

  • Golaghat
  • Assam
  • India

Golaghat Overview

Golaghat is a popular city located in the Indian state of Assam. This city came into existence in the year 1987. The name of Golaghat means the anchoring point of the ferry or a boat. It was given by the Marwari traders of Rajasthan. Golaghat is endowed with the beautiful meadows and valleys that have a serene ambiance. The region of Golaghat was ruled by the different dynasties like Ahom, Kacharai, Singha and finally by the British.

Golaghat is elevated at 312 feet above the sea level and covers the gross area of 7 sq. km. The major portion of its land is the craggy plain. Golaghat is surrounded by Sonitpur in North, Dimapur in South, Karni Anglong in West and Wokha district in East. The land of this region is fed by the River Narmada. The climate of Golaghat is described as moderate in nature. It encounters normal temperatures amid the year that scale between 15°C-31°C. It receives an ample amount of rainfall with an annual average of 2600 mm.

Golaghat is dotted with alluring visitors attractions. The prime spots like Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary, Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary, History Museum, Athkheliya Naamghar are visited by the tourists on a large scale.

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Frequently Asked Questions
  • How many days should I plan for a trip to Golaghat?
    3-4 days should be sufficient to explore the main attractions of Golaghat.
  • What is the nearest major airport or train station for Golaghat?
    The nearest major airport to Golaghat is Jorhat Airport, and the nearest train station is Golaghat Railway Station.
  • What are the primary transportation options for reaching Golaghat?
    The primary transportation options to reach Golaghat are by road or by train.
  • Are there any special events or festivals in Golaghat?
    Bihu, the traditional Assamese festival, is celebrated with great enthusiasm in Golaghat. Other festivals like Durga Puja and Diwali are also celebrated.
  • What are the top tourist attractions in Golaghat?
    The top tourist attractions in Golaghat include Kaziranga National Park, Numaligarh Refinery, and Dhekiakhowa Bornamghor.
  • What are some must-try local dishes and restaurants in Golaghat?
    Some must-try local dishes in Golaghat include fish curry, traditional Assamese thali, and pitha. Restaurants like Johndory's and Hotel Rajmahal are popular.
  • What types of accommodations are available in Golaghat?
    Golaghat offers a range of accommodations including hotels, guest houses, and homestays to suit different budgets.
  • Are there any public transportation available in Golaghat?
    Yes, public buses and shared auto-rickshaws are available for public transportation in Golaghat.
  • What are the transportation options available in Golaghat?
    The transportation options in Golaghat include buses, taxis, and auto-rickshaws for local travel.
  • What is the primary language spoken in Golaghat?
    Assamese is the primary language spoken in Golaghat.
  • What is the best time to visit Golaghat?
    The best time to visit Golaghat is during the winter season, from November to February, when the weather is pleasant.
  • What activities can be done in Golaghat?
    Some activities to do in Golaghat include wildlife safari in Kaziranga National Park, visiting tea gardens, and exploring historical sites like Rang Ghar.
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