Jorhat is one of the important towns in Assam.It is situated 307 kms east of Guwahati. Jorhat, as the name signifies, was just a couple (Jor) of markets (Hat). Two parallel markets namely, Chowkihat and Macharhat, lay on the eastern and the western banks of the river Bhogdoi. Jorhat as "The last Capital of the Ahom Kingdom", has archeological values associated to Rajamaidam — the last burial mounds of the Ahom kings. 

Jorhat today has grown into a thriving town with a strong sense of character and identity. It is the best laid out city in Upper Assam with broad roads, cutting each other at right angles. People of Jorhat have traditionally displayed a high interest towards arts and culture diversities. Jorhat is known as "The Cultural Capital of Assam". 

Places to see

  • Nearest Airport - Jorhat (Rowriah Airport - JRH) / Jorhat is connected by Air with Kolkata.
  • Nearest railway Station - Dibrugarh (130 kms)