A town in Assam where culture and faith meet
Nalbari is a tiny town in Nalbari district in the state of Assam. Nalbari town is the headquarters of Nalbari District. The town is one of many towns comprised under recommended as 'State Capital Region'. The place is an excellent getaway to traverse the welcoming nature and its magic with its enormous Paddy ranges and thick woods, Nalbari will give you memories to cherish later. With Indo-Bhutan border tracing the northern border of the district while Brahmaputra River rippling on its southern end, Nalbari is a station of encountering both culture and nature at the same time. This spot is also a land of devotion, religiosity and several old temples fascinating travellers not only from India but from beyond the borders to seek graces. The place is recognised for its folk dances and hymns. Raas is a significant festivity in the region marked in the month of November in Hari Temple and is worth frequenting. The complete domain of the District is located at the plains of the Brahmaputra Valley.
NALBARI AND IT'S PAST
The term Nalbari is originated from two distinct words Nal and Bari. Nal is a type of reed while Bari is enclosed terrain with plantation. The antiquity of Nalbari chronicles back to several centuries B.C. Kautilya's Arthashastra discusses the import of numerous economic produce from Nalbari. The village near Nalbari identified as Suvarnakundya produced the exceptional silk during Kautilya's time. The region also offered a unique fragrance amongst many options available. The Chandan and Aguru products were hugely exported to faraway areas including north India. The Western Assam was recognised as Kamarupa from olden times to pre-modern era; which breathed in harmony with Davaka of central Assam. Kamarupa was separated into Kamarupa Pithas or physiographic provinces; Nalbari was located in Kamapitha division.
Top things do in Nalbari
How to reach
Nalbari in Assam is finely connected to the other parts of the nation. Being one of the most influential vacationist spots in Assam, it is effortlessly accessible by all the likely modes of transport.
How to Reach by Flight
Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport also known as Guwahati airport is the nearest airport and it takes almost 1 hour to reach Nalbari. Taxis are accessible to and from Nalbari for Guwahati.
How to Reach by Train
Nalbari has its own railway station which is connected to Guwahati and other towns of Assam. Direct trains from Delhi and Howrah are available too.
How to Reach by Bus
Nalbari is linked to Guwahati by state-owned and private buses and the distance is approximately 60 km. Bus services are available from other bordering towns as well.
How to Reach by Road
Options of cabs and taxis are also available. First, in order to reach Nalbari, one must get to Guwahati and then take a Cab from there to the destination.
How to travel within
The city has a reliable cab service and is the ideal way to travel within the town.
A HAPPY STAY WITH UNLIMITED PLACES TO BINGE EAT
PLACES TO EAT: There are many places to binge eat in Nalbari such as Food park, New Mughal restaurant, Pakghar, Sunrise restaurant, Ridhi Sidhi Restaurant, Jakoii restaurant, Purabshree, Bhogjara restaurant, Baruah restaurant, Raag restaurant, Trishna restaurant, Subway momo house and many more. One can find the many restaurants that are easy on the pocket.
PLACES TO STAY: The choices are plentiful when it comes to staying in Nalbari. The Circuit House close to Hari Mandir is a state-owned place which offers good value for money, bookings are required to be made much in advance due to its high demand. There are many other choices beginning from luxury resorts to budget hotels. Both government-owned and privately-owned hotels are possible.
AVAILABILITY OF ATMs: SBI, UCO, HDFC, Canara Bank, United Bank of India, Axis Bank, Apex bank, Bank of Baroda etc have services in the area.
TWO DAY ITINERARY
DAY 1: Start off early by visiting the pious Buddhist temple. Later head towards the Billeshwar temple. After having the blessings from Lord Krishna visit 'Thetha Gohain' and have a wonderful time. Further head towards Daulashal temple. In the evening visit, Jalgaon shopping centre and buy some goodies. Spend the night at the hotel.
DAY 2: Start the day by paying a visit to Hari Mandir devoted to Lord Krishna. Later, visit Ganga Pukhari. Further head towards Daulashal Temple. Leave for Guwahati in the evening to catch a flight to respective homes.