Top 5 Places To Visit In Diphu

Choosing a holiday destination could be a tough task considering the innumerable places on earth with limitless attractions. Some spellbound you with their natural atmosphere while some awe inspire you with ancient monuments that have stood the test of time. For the hearts that seek the ‘updated’ world, there are places that stun you into disbelief with amazing constructions that stand proof of man’s thirst for treading new paths.

Some places on the world map give you a combination of various elements to keep your holiday ‘spirit-packed’. Diphu in Assam is one such place that lets you enjoy in solitude the excellence of nature and brave the challenges the magnitude of nature offers. You could choose to unwind and relax amidst the lush greenery around or get adventurous and explore the mysteries of nature here. Here are the most delightful 5 places to visit in Diphu, Assam, which will make your tour complete.

1. Botanical Garden

Situated 5 km from Diphu, the Botanical Garden houses a wide range of plants and trees. Medicinal plants, herbs and flowers in large numbers are seen here. The atmosphere of the garden enthralls nature lovers. The garden is a great place to take a stroll. The lake in the Botanical Garden has boating facilities. Overall, it is a perfect picnic spot and a delight for plant lovers.

2. District Museum

Established in the year 1886, The District Museum has a wonderful collection of artifacts that have high archaeological value. The museum reflects the culture of the land. Some of the collections seen here include ancient ornaments, musical instruments, hunting tools and fishing equipments. Handlooms and textiles reflecting the culture of Diphu are available here.

3. Arboretum

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Spread across an area of 13 hectares of land, Arboretum is a magnificent outcome of planned landscape. It is situated 8 km away from Diphu. The forest department in this area maintains this lush green paradise, which has a wide range of local vegetation. Arboretum is one of the most favored picnic spots in this land.

4. Taralangso Cultural Centre

Taralangso Cultural Centre was established to organize shows of various tribal dances. Karbi Cultural Society maintains the centre, which has an open auditorium and amphitheater. You could enjoy tribal dances of various tribal communities in the centre, which is located at a scenic landscape.

5. Umwang

Umwang is one of the most attractive tourist destinations near Diphu. You would love the scenic environment as this 35 sq. km of grassland is surrounded by rivers on three sides offering a spectacular view. Some of the attractions in this place include golfing, hang gliding, horse riding and rafting on Barapani River. The beautiful atmosphere and the outdoor activities elevate your spirits to great heights.

There are many more famous tourist destinations in and around Diphu. Shiva Mandir, Lokhimon Temple, Deopani Durga Mandir, Khanduli, Amreng and Kohora are to name just a few. One of the leading attractions near Diphu is the renowned Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary is home to a wide range of species and it attracts nature lovers from all parts of the world. Yet another tourist destination near Diphu is Singhason, which would be loved by adventure seekers. At an altitude of 1600 mts., it is the highest peak in the district. It is great for trekking. You could have stunning views of Brahmaputra valley, Himalayan ranges and Patkai ranges from the natural watchtower in Singhason. Diphu is haven for birdwatchers as well. Diphu is a wonderful land, which offers a variety of experience and it could indeed be challenging for you to accommodate your interests in a short span of time.

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About Rohit

An architect by profession, Rohit Agarwal is a curious traveller, seeking out the minutest detail about the places he travels to, and that’s what one will find in his writings. His writings have appeared in various blogs, he’s currently trying to bring forth as many different places a traveller who shares the same level of curiosity like him would like to visit through his writings.

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