Nalbari, an administrative district, is located in the state of Assam. Nalbari covers an area of 999.9 sq km. Nalbari is surrounded by the Indo-Bhutan International Boundary on the north. Darrang and Kamrup District lie on the east, Barpeta District on the west and Brahmaputra on the south.
Situated on the foothills of the eastern Himalayas, Nalbari provides opportunity for exploring the natural beauty of the region. Travellers can enjoy folk dance and music such as Bhaora, Nagra Naam, Ojapali and Theya Naam. Raax is the main festival celebrated in Nalbari during the month of November. The festival is followed by a fair and theatre performance.
Billeshwar Temple of Nalbari, also known as Hari Mandir is one of the famous religious centres in the region, which is dedicated to Lord Krishna. The 500 years old shrine features a beautiful figurine of Lord Krishna. Raax festival is celebrated in this temple with great enthusiasm.
Another temple of significant religious importance is the Buddhist temple, which is located on the outskirts of the town at a distance of 20 km. The Buddhist religious centre also hosts an annual festival during which several devotees visit the shrine for paying homage.
Situated in the vicinity to Guwahati at a distance of 60 km, the town is connected with various parts of the country. The closest airport to the destination is Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport of Guwahati. This has flight connections with all the major Indian cities. Along with air travel the town is connected with the state capital by railway and roadway network.
The township experiences sub tropical climatic conditions with moderate temperature during monsoons and dry, warm and humid summers. The best time to visit Nalbari is during the winter months.