Diphu, a small town, is headquarters of the Karbi Anglong District of the state of Assam. It is a minor hill station in Assam which is known for its calm and peaceful picnic locations. The important tourist places near Diphu include Khanduli, Umwang, Kohora and Amreng.
Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the region of Kohora, which attracts innumerable tourists from all over the world. Travellers coming to Umwang can enjoy adventure activities, such as trekking, golfing, horse riding and hang gliding. Bird watching is also a famous tourist activity in the town of Diphu. Singhason is a famous trekking site which is situated near the main town of Diphu.
By road, Diphu is situated at around 270 km from Guwahati and by train it is around 213 km. Dimapur Airport is the nearest airport from Diphu, which is located at a distance of around 54 km. There is a local railway station in Diphu which is served by North-East Frontier Railways. Trains are available from this railroad station till the city of Guwahati. Direct trains are also available from Delhi, Amritsar, Dimapur, Chennai and other important destinations. Buses are operational from the cities of Dimapur, Guwahati, Tezpur and Hojai to visit this town of Diphu.
The months of April, May and June are generally hot and are not suitable for sightseeing purposes. Winter season, commencing in October and lasting till January, is the best time to visit the beautiful town of Diphu.