EXPLORE BISWANATH GHAT

Explore the old port city of Biswanath, it holds the distinction of having the first "Clock Tower" of Assam followed by the clock tower of Dibrugarh. The town of Biswanath Ghat, also called popularly as "Gupta Kashi", named after the ancient Biswanath mandir. It is called Gupta Kashi, in comparison with Kashi during the golden rule of the Guptas. Going by popular sayings, Kashi was home to temple of 330 million gods, Biswanath Ghat also has a cluster of temples dedicated to Shiva and other Gods.
5 DAYS | 4 NIGHTS
5 D | 4 N
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EXPLORE BISWANATH GHAT
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DAY 1
Arrival at Guwahati

  • Arrival Guwahati and transfer to Biswanath. Drive through the Naogoan and Tezpur towns.
  • Overnight at Biswanath.
DAY 2
Biswanath Sightseeing

  • Visit Biswanath temple popularly known as "Gupta Kashi is located at the confluence of Bridhaganga (Burigonga) river with Brahmaputra. The ghat has a cluster of temples of different gods.  Take a boat ride to Umatumoni  island to see the archeological sites on the island.
  • Visit Nagsankar Mandir is situated 15 km  west of Biswanath chariali town, in a place called Sootea. The exact history of the temple is not definite. It was built around 4th Century AD. 
  • Drive to Monabarie Tea estate which is the largest Tea estate in Asia. 
  • Drive on to Namora at Arunachal – Assam Border on the foothills of Himalayas. 
  • Overnight at Biswanath.
DAY 3
Biswanath - Tezpur

  • Start the day visit from the Stone inscriptions at Bhomoraguri, these stone inscriptions date back to 1600 and describe the victory of Ahom Kings over the Mughals. On to Bamuni Hills the ruins are date back to the ninth and tenth century A.D. 
  • Agnigrah - site of romance of princess Usha (the only daughter of king Bana) and Anirudha, grandson of lord Krishna. Usha was kept on this hillock which was surrounded by fire, hence the name of Agnigarh.
  • Chitralekha Udhyan - Established by a British Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Cole in 1906, the park has two massive ornamented stone pillars, and other sculptural remnants.
  • Mahabhairab Temple - This temple is believed to have been established by king Bana with a Siva lingam. Formerly, this temple was built of stone but the present one is built of concrete.
  • Nine lines Inscription of Harjjar Varma located on the bank of river Brahmaputra the famous nine line inscription of Harjjar Varma (approximately – 815 – 834 AD)
  • Overnight at Biswanath
DAY 4
Biswanath – Guwahati

  • Drive to Guwahati 
  • Evening cruise on Brahmaputra river
  • Overnight at Guwahati
DAY 5
Departure 

  • Transfer to Guwahati and drop to Airport or Railway station for onward journey.
INCLUSIONS

  • Meet & greet upon arrival
  • All applicable transfers & sightseeing as per the itinerary in private cab (vehicle will not be at your disposal)
  • Accommodation in the mentioned hotels for duration mentioned in the itinerary
  • Daily Breakfast 
  • All permits, road taxes, parking charges, and driver allowance
EXCLUSIONS

  • Sightseeing entry fees, guide charge, camera fee, any up-gradation charges
  • 5% GST
  • Cost for evening snacks & tea
  • Cost for airfare, train fare, or any other internal fare
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, soft drinks, mineral water, porter tip, etc
  • Difference in cost arising due to change in fuel price
  • Difference in cost arising due to extra usage of vehicle other than scheduled mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Anything not mentioned in the ‘PACKAGE INCLUSIONS’ section.


ENTRY POINTS
  • Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (Guwahati)
  • Guwahati Railway Station
  • ISBT (Guwahati)
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