Holiday Trip in Sibsagar

Enjoy Historical Trip with Sibsagar Holiday Packages

Sibsagar, also known as 'Sivasagar', literally means as the 'the ocean of Lord Shiva'. This spiritual and historical city is situated in the state of Assam in Sibsagar district and located to north east of Guwahati. The small town is renowned for its historical monuments, Ahom Palaces and important centre for oil and tea trading. There is a 129- acre artificial tank known as the Sibsagar Tank around which the town is built. In fact, the presence of historical monuments belonging to the Ahom times is considered as the pride of this place. Some of the famous tourist attractions present here include Shivadol, Joysagar Tank and Temples, Gaurisagar Tank, Rang Ghar, Ahom Museum, Talatal Ghar and Gargaon Palace. If you are planning a visit to this stunning city, then choose the best Sibsagar holiday packages and get ready to explore its charm!
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Best Sightseeing Places in Sibsagar

Talatal Ghar:
Around 6 KM from Sibsagar is an immense seven storeyed palace, three of which are below the ground level - known as Talatal Ghar - and the rest of the storeys above. There are two secret tunnels here.
Kareng Ghar & 'Talatal Ghar':
These are historical monuments were constructed by King Rudra Singha during 1696- 1714 AD was the military station of the Ahom Kings. Kareng Ghar is a seven storied palace with having three storeys underground- known as 'Talatal Ghar' and the upper storeys known as 'Kareng Ghar'.
Gargaon Palace:
Gargaon, the previous capital of the Ahoms lies 13 KM east of Sibsagar. This old palace constructed in 1540 was destroyed, and the present seven-storeyed palace, known as 'Kareng Ghar', was rebuilt about 1762, by King Rajeshwar Singha.
Rang Ghar:
It is an amphitheatre that was constructed by King Pramatta Singha. The two storeyed oval shaped in pavilion is one of the largest of its type.
Another old capital of the Ahom kings, Charaideo was constructed by the founder of the Ahom dynasty, 'Sukapha' and located 28 KM east of Sibsagar. This place is popular for burial vaults or the 'maidans' of the members of the royalty.
Known to be the largest man-made lake in India, Joysagar sprawls over 318 acres on the edge of Sibsagar town.
Ahom Museum:
Another highlight is the Ahom Museum, located on the bank of the Sibsagar that houses artifacts of the Ahom rulers, which include swords, clothes, manuscripts, platters and goblets.
Other Tourist Attractions:
Jaysagar Tank (and Temples), Gaurisagar Tank (and Temples), Rudrasagar Tank (and Temples) and Namdang Stone Bridge are some of the other important tourist attractions which you must mark a visit to your Sibsagar tour itinerary.

Best Time for Holidaying in Sibsagar

Sibsagar experiences semi topical climate conditions with hot summer, cool winters and humid monsoons. Thus, the mid season i.e., from 'October to February' is the best time duration to visit this city. So, plan your Sibsagar trip during this period and enjoy sightseeing of the city.

Must Buy Things from Sibsagar

There is no much scope of shopping in Sibsagar as it is more of a spiritual and religious place in the state of Assam. However, you may buy items for worship, temple pictures, imitations of the deities, devotional song CDs & DVDs and other terracotta handicrafts for souvenirs and home decoration. So, enjoy shopping and sightseeing on your Sibsagar vacation.

Explore Options to Reach Sibsagar

Before booking Sibsagar holiday package, you must be aware of the ways how you can reach to this beautiful city of Assam.
By Air
The nearest airport to Sibsagar is the Rowriah airport (in Jorhat), from where Sibsagar is only one and a half hours journey, by road. Apart from this, airports are also located in Dimapur (Dimapur airport), Dibrugarh (Mohanbari airport) and in Tezpur (Salonibari airport). The distance between Dibrugarh and Sibsagar is just 76 KM and can be covered in 3 hours.
By Rail:
The Simaluguri railway station is the nearest (16 KM away) from the city. Another railway station is also located in Dibrugarh town, where trains are available on a regular basis, connecting the town not only to the other regions within the state, but also to places like Kolkata and Delhi.
By Road:
Sibsagar is well connected with major cities of Assam state by road. It is 2 KM from Bishnu Nagar, 12 KM from Gaurisagar, 16 KM from Nazira, 17 KM from Simalguri and 83 KM from Dibrugarh and is linked through Assam State Road Transport Corporation (ASRTC) and some private travel services. So, choose any of the traveling modes and enjoy comfortable Sibsagar travel.
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