There’s no denying that the North-East India is a nature’s bounty as Mother Nature has blessed this region with so much.
Right from its unparalleled scenic beauty to exotic flora and fauna, it is a paradise on earth.
Though the concrete of the city is not much impressive, Guwahati does have many charms which are worth discovering.
Since the city is surrounded extensively by verdant hills which are a feast for the eyes, there are great opportunities for nature lovers to go for short hikes in these hills and explore the varied birdlife and village culture.
Guwahati, situated on the banks of the river Brahmaputra, is northeastern India’s biggest city and serves as a doorway to the region; due to it’s western most location.
Bustling and hectic at times, the city is the heart of commerce in the region and accordingly has all the modern amenities which are almost at par with other cities of the world.
Motor boats ferry tourists from Panbazar, Guwahati, to the island.
Dibrugarh is well connected to the rest of India by rail, road and air transport and thus serves as a gateway to eastern Assam and also parts of Arunachal Pradesh.
The name Dibru evolved either from Dibaru river or from the Dimasa word dibru meaning 'blister'; garh means "fort". The Dimasas add the prefix "Di-" (which means "water") wherever there is small stream, a river, or a large river in a town or city; for example, Diphu ('white-water'), Dimapur ('city with great river'), etc.
When the British came to this region, they constructed a fort on the bank of the river Dibaru.
Countless waterfalls and lakes come alive, caves become slippery and clouds play an unending game of hide and seek.
It is no wonder honeymooners have always sought these eastern hills of Shillong to make their newlywed days magical and memorable.
Therefore, this might be considered as the source of the name Dibrugarh.