Dibrugarh is another prominent city in India’s
northeastern region, it is just like Bhubaneswar and Guwahati, Dibrugarh is
fast rising to be north east India’s Hub when it comes to communication and
It is Assam State’s largest city and it is situated
at approximately 439 kilometers from Guwahati.
The name Dibrugarh is derived from the word
“Dibrumukha” the word can be broken down into ‘Dibru’ which is the
name of a river while ‘Mukh’ means mouth. The city of Dibrugarh is also the
capital of Dibrugarh District, it is situated in Assam State, India.
Dibrugarh is among one of the main cities in
Assam State to be given urban development aid by the Asian Development Bank.
Capitalizing on the aid received, the city of Dibrugarh grew to become the
centre of healthcare, industry and also communication of the upper region of
Dibrugarh is also fast becoming a more famous
destination for tourists, leisure and business In the whole of India. This city
sees lots of tourists from different parts of India and the world.
The city is the right destination for nature
lovers and culture explorers, it features lots of nature places and very
Buridihing is a river that flows into Brahmaputra
river, it is the division Dibrugarh district from east to west. The river flows
through Khowang and also Naharkatia, at some point in flowing, the river is
also a divider between the districts of Sivasagar and Dibrugarh. The exquisite
city sits as the access to the top three districts that produces tea, Sivasagar
district, dibrugarh district and the Tinsukia district. About 50% of India’s
Assam State tea crop is accounted for by the three districts. This is exactly
why Dibrugarh is also called “The Tea City of India” another big
industry in Dibrugarh is Oil and Timber business, the business also thrives
around Dibrugarh. The city also has one of the longest train and road bridges
in Assam state, this is called Bogbeel Bridge.
Dibrugarh can be found at river banks of Dibru, a
river that flows into the mighty Brahmaputra. It is known to be India’s largest
tea producer. Dibrugarh is very rich in natural resources, as a matter of fact,
it is often described as a fine fusion between tradition, culture and nature’s
gifts to mankind.
Any nature enthusiasts and lovers would agree
that Dibrugarh is a true paradise, with its numerous tea gardens spread
everywhere, flowing rivers, green environment etc.
Recently, Dibrugarh has been getting attention
for the tea and the lots of fulfilled adventure it offers to locals and
foreigners. The district also offers thrilling delights for those who love tea.
Options and Restaurant Found in Dibrugarh
The dishes in Assamese have peculiar styles and
ways they are cooked like the use of fresh vegetables, drying and fermenting
and the use of fresh fish from rivers or streams. The most important ingredient
in this cuisine is rice. In this cuisine, the use of spices is limited to a
very minimal amount but the use of flavors are much, the cooking is also
Different types of duck, squash fish etc are
used. Masor jool (fish curry), with dal (lentils), Bhaat (rice) with Mangso
(meat curry). When making Fish curries, it’s best to make them with illish, rou
or chitol because they most tasty. If you don’t use curry, birds like ducks,
pigeon and just fried fish can also be used in making dishes. Although the
younger ones prefer to use pork and Mutton.
Plan your Visit
First Day: get your tour started by visiting one
of the tea processing centres. Later in the afternoon, take a boat cruise down
the Mighty Brahmaputra river. You can end the day by paying a visit to a silk
Second Day: relax and enjoy a lovely picnic in
the Dibru-Saikhowa National Park.
Third Day: have a fulfilled adventure day by
engaging in any of the adventures available. Tourists are advised to visit
either Digboi or Sibsagar.