Mangaldai Tourism
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Mangaldai Tourism

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Assam Tourism Destinations
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Mangaldai Info

  • State: Assam
  • Famous for/as: Heritage
  • Altitude: 111 m
  • District: Darrang
Mangaldai is a municipal town located in the Darrang District of the state of Assam. This town has been named after Mangaldahi, who was the daughter of the king of Darrang. Mangaldahi got married to the Ahom king, Pratap Singha. It is one of the prominent cities in the district which is situated at an average elevation of 34 metres.

Mangaldai is the administrative headquarters of the district, which is an important trading centre for all agricultural products. Mangaldai is popular for its many attractions like Gandhi Smriti Park, Patharughat Swaheed Minar and Khatra Satra. Kamakshya Devalaya, Pukhuria Beel, Bar Masjid and Dihing Satra are other tourist attractions in the destination.

Sankardev Kalakshetra, Assam State Museum and Basistha Ashram that are located in Guwahati are nearby attractions from Mangaldai. Boating and camping are some of the main tourist activities in the destination. Barnadi Wildlife Sanctuary and Orang National Park are the two major wildlife reserves near Mangaldai.

The city of Guwahati is located approximately 70 km from Mangaldai, which is connected through National Highway (NHĖ52). Guwahati Airport is the nearest airbase from Mangaldai and Balipara Railway Station is situated approximately 18 km away from the town. The peak tourist season in Mangaldai extends from October through April, which is suitable for indulging in adventure activities and sightseeing.

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Mangaldai Traveller Reviews

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Kushboo Batra

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  • Kushboo Batra
  • Lives in Amritsar
  • 1 Review
  •  12 helpful votes
  •  2228 readers

"Mangaldai"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Sep 22, 2012
i recently visited mangaldai for some official work. There was two things recomendable about mangaldai, the people are friendly and the place is quiet and peaceful. I had visited the orang national park though I didn't get to see tigers but i did go close by to a 1 horn rhino. gr8 experience and had stayed in Hotel Madhuban and they had recommended a taxi hire and all other guidance I required .My colleague and I had a memoriable time. oh ya I did visit tangla near by but I returned to mangaldai for safety issues. hope this helps.

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Orang local tea handicraft market few good restaurant

Activities & things to do: take a jeep and visit orang national park

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: Its hardly 1 an half hour from guwahati by road..affordable journey
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U Kashyap

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  • U Kashyap
  • Lives in Bangalore
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  • 1 Review
  •  11 helpful votes
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"Nice place to visit"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted May 31, 2011
Its a small town and District headquarter od Darrang District, Assam
Orang National Park one of the famous destination near from Mangaldai

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Sight Seeing

1. District Museum
2. Mahatma Gandhi Park
3.Vishnu Mandir(Temple)
4. Narikoli Lord Shiva Temple
5. Raja Jauli
6. Jaljali Pukhuri
7. Khatara Shatra
8. Brahamutra Sapori (River Brahamaputra Bank)
9. Orang National Park

Activities & things to do: NA

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: 1. Reach fro any city of India by Flight to LGB International Airport or By train reach Guwahati train station.

2. Bus service available form Maskhowa or Adabari bus stop towards Mangaldai. (Better take ASTC bus) or rent a Taxi (Cost Rs. 1000 to max Rs.1300... do not pay Rs. 1500)

3. Guwahati to Mangaldai 70km only ( 1.5 hours journey )

4. Hotel Madhuban, Hotel Shyamalee is better choice to stay
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