Located in the Tinsukia District of the Indian state of Assam, Digboi has been a treasure chest for the state. The famous oil-field that was found during late 19th century is amongst the oldest oil fields in the world. This town was under British rule till Independence and became great place of interest to them, where they build stunning bungalows to live in. Also, there is a splendid 18-hole golf course in the town that attracts tourists. Moreover, the lavish lifestyle of British living has highlighted the tourism of Digboi. You can find great places to indulge in shopping for traditional and exclusive handicrafts and textiles. So, get ready to explore 'the Oil City of Assam' by booking any of the Digboi holiday packages offered by EaseMyTrip.in and enjoy memorable tour.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -220 cm
Late November To Mid-February
National Oil Park:
Digboi oil-field is not only an oil-field, but also an oil museum and a wildlife sanctuary of surpassed beauty. You can stand near the continent's oldest oil well- 'the Discovery Well', was completed in 1889 AD. In the evening, you can spot herd of elephants or a royal Bengal Tiger and some rare species of birds.
The most dramatic event in the history of Digboi took place during the World War II days when the aggressive Japanese got closer and were within three days marching distance of Digboi. The images come back as one kneels at the headstones, at the Digboi War Cemetry praying for a young life nipped in the bud at battle in a strange land far, far away from home. It is historic attractions that will make your Digboi travel a memorable experience for life.
Dibru Saikhowa Wildlife Sanctuary:
This wildlife sanctuary is a safe refuge for exceptionally rare white winged wood duck and many migratory birds. The specialty of this Sanctuary is its wild horses, which are called as 'Feral Horses'.
Another unique attraction of Digboi is its 18 holes Golf course that is known to be the best in the whole upper Assam region, where all important Golf tournaments are held.
Saikhowa National Park:
Located at a distance of 60 KM from Digboi is the Dibru - Saikhowa National Park. This park spans over an area of 340 square kilometers and has seven parts, one being wetland and rest are mainly grassland and dense forest. Semi Wild (Feral) Horses and white- winged Wood Duck are the rarest species found in this park. Besides, Leopard, Elephant, clouded Leopard, Sambar, Asiatic Buffalo, slow loris, Capped Langur, Indian Wild dog, Gangetic Dolphin, etc. and over 250 varieties of local and migratory birds are also found here.