Located in the Tinsukia District of the Indian state of Assam, Digboi has been a
treasure chest for the state. The famous oil-field that was found during late 19th
century is amongst the oldest oil fields in the world. This town was under British rule till
Independence and became great place of interest to them, where they build stunning
bungalows to live in. Also, there is a splendid 18-hole golf course in the town that
attracts tourists. Moreover, the lavish lifestyle of British living has highlighted the tourism
of Digboi. You can find great places to indulge in shopping for traditional and exclusive
handicrafts and textiles. So, get ready to explore 'the Oil City of Assam' by booking any
of the Digboi holiday packages offered by EaseMyTrip.in and enjoy memorable tour.
Best Sightseeing Places in Digboi
Prior planning your Digboi vacation you should be familiar with where you must visit
during the trip.
National Oil Park:
Digboi oil-field is not only an oil-field, but also an oil museum and a wildlife sanctuary
of surpassed beauty. You can stand near the continent's oldest oil well- 'the Discovery
Well', was completed in 1889 AD. In the evening, you can spot herd of elephants or a
royal Bengal Tiger and some rare species of birds.
The most dramatic event in the history of Digboi took place during the World War II days
when the aggressive Japanese got closer and were within three days marching distance
of Digboi. The images come back as one kneels at the headstones, at the Digboi War
Cemetry praying for a young life nipped in the bud at battle in a strange land far, far
away from home. It is historic attractions that will make your Digboi travel a memorable
experience for life.
Dibru Saikhowa Wildlife Sanctuary:
This wildlife sanctuary is a safe refuge for exceptionally rare white winged wood duck
and many migratory birds. The specialty of this Sanctuary is its wild horses, which are
called as 'Feral Horses'.
Another unique attraction of Digboi is its 18 holes Golf course that is known to be the
best in the whole upper Assam region, where all important Golf tournaments are held.
Saikhowa National Park:
Located at a distance of 60 KM from Digboi is the Dibru - Saikhowa National Park.
This park spans over an area of 340 square kilometers and has seven parts, one being
wetland and rest are mainly grassland and dense forest. Semi Wild (Feral) Horses and
white- winged Wood Duck are the rarest species found in this park. Besides, Leopard,
Elephant, clouded Leopard, Sambar, Asiatic Buffalo, slow loris, Capped Langur, Indian
Wild dog, Gangetic Dolphin, etc. and over 250 varieties of local and migratory birds are
also found here.
Best Time for Holidaying in Digboi
Located in the north-eastern corner of Assam, Digboi enjoys a sub0tropical monsoon
type of climate, with year being divided into 3 basic seasons namely- summer, monsoon
and winter. The average annual rainfall of the place is around 120 inches. The summer
starts from the month of March and extends up to June. Summer is followed by
monsoon that begins from the end of June. While, the winter season starts from the
month of November, which is quite favorable for sightseeing and outdoor activities. In
short words, you should plan your Digboi trip during the months of October to March.
Must Buy Things from Digboi
Shopping in Digboi is a fun experience retreat for tourists and visitors. Here, you can
shop excellent quality of handicrafts and traditional textiles, which are unique only to
this area. These items can be purchased from the local shops and cottage industries
that offer them at reasonable rates. Moreover, you can buy some exclusive items as
souvenirs and decoration items to take back home.
Explore Options to Reach Digboi
Before booking your Digboi holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to
reach this city. To know more, read on:
Dibrugarh Airport is the nearest airport (65 KM) from Digboi. You can hire taxis to reach
the city from airport.
The city has its own railway station which is connected by regular trains to other major
cities of the country.
Digboi is connected by NH 38 to Guwahati (that is located at a distance of 527 KM
from here). You will find state transportation buses and luxury coaches plying between
different cities across the state and the country. Select any of the travelling modes and
come for an unforgettable Digboi tour.