With the headquarters located at Bongaigaon, the Bongaigaon District was created on 29th September 1989. Situated at an average elevation of 54 metres, the destination lies at 26.47°N 90.57°E. The district is divided into two parts namely, the Old Bongaigaon and New Bongaigaon.
Surrounded by Barpeta in the east, River Brahmaputra in the south and Kokrajhar in the north and west, the destination sprawls over an area of 2,510 sq km. The district was formed by major parts of erstwhile Sidli and Bijni estates along with the portions of Eastern Duars, which were carved out from Goalpara and Kokrajhar District.
Tourists visiting this destination can head towards Bageshwari Hills and Bageshwari Temple, which are the main attractions. Apart from these, tourists can also make a visit to the Town Park, which is located in the heart of the city.
There are several modes of transportation for travelling from different parts of the country and the world. Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, located in Guwahati, is the nearest airport serving the destination. This airport is located at a distance of around 100 kilometres from the destination.
Bongaigaon has its own railhead, Bongaigaon Railway Station, which serves trains from major cities of India such as Delhi and Howrah. Apart from flights and trains, tourists travelling from nearby cities and towns can board government buses to Bongaigaon. Bongaigaon can be visited any time of the year as the weather is pleasant throughout the year.