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About Simaluguri

Located in Sivasagar district of Assam in India, Simaluguri is one of the biggest railway stations of the entire Sivasagar district. One of the important and beautiful rivers called Dikhow flows close to this town. The main municipality of Simaluguri is the district of Sivasagar. The electricity board of the state of Assam Maibella is located in the eastern part of Sivasagar. Currently, this office has been renamed to the Assam Power Generation Corporation Limited (APGCL).

Geography of Simaluguri

The climate is usually humid and falls under the subtropical classification of the Köppen climate classification. Usually, the weather is very pleasant along the year, and temperatures range from 10 °C to 40 °C during the summer. The unique thing about the summer is that the rainfall is pretty high. Hence, the weather stays pleasant during the summer as well. Because the river of Brahmaputra flows close to this town, the overall climate is humid and the average rainfall is measured to be around 230 to 240 centimeters in a year.

History of Simaluguri

The naming convention of the river Dikhow is based on the origin of the language of Bodo. Di means water and khow is known as high steep. Hence, the river is known as a river with a high steep. Earlier this river was known as klong or klongso and hence the northern part of the river was named Doikolong, Klongsopar, or Kolongospar. 

Tourism of Simaluguri

Even though tourism is not well known in Simaluguri, there are many places of interest in the district of Sivasagar that might attract tourists. These places are temples, museums, and a bird sanctuary. The temples are-

  • Aiy Than
  • Shri Shyam Nirala Mandir
  • Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple
  • Kakjan Puja Mandir
  • Radha Krishna Temple
  • Maa Kali Mandi
  • Hanuman Mandir
  • Natya Mandir

Along with these temples, the other places that can be visited are vintage points of interest like the Moran Catholic Church, Panidihing Bird Sancturay, and Rupalimukh Baranamghar. As noted earlier the tourism industry is not very active in Simaluguri. Many frequent travelers believe that the government of Assam has to be more proactive in building the tourism set up in this town if the city has to become well-known to the outside world.

Shopping in Simaluguri

There are a lot of shopping options in this town including some handicrafts and textiles that are native to the area. You can go to these stores for them or even other amenities-

Taralis Garments
Address: Simaluguri, Assam 785686

N R Store
Address: Deodhai Gaon, Simaluguri, Assam 785686   
Marodia & Son's
Address: Simaluguri, Assam 785685

Mobile Zone
Address: Simaluguri, Assam 785686
Phone: 094355 06568

Rajen Hardware
Address: sonar Road, opposite SBI, Simaluguri, Assam 785686
Phone: 095085 49984

Central Plaza

Address: Church Rd, N.S.T. Colony, Dimapur

Levis Showroom
Address: Dobhinalla Rd, Forest Colony, Dimapur

Address: National Highway 61, Kohima

Mall 1922
Address: National Highway 36, Notun Bosti, Dimapur

Fancy Market
Address: National Highway 61, Naga Bazar, Kohima

Trendy Ways
Bethany-I Colony, Phek New Town

National Highway 36, Duncan Basti, Dimapur

Chishi Marketing Complex
Dobhinalla Rd, N.S.T. Colony, Dimapur

Adidas Showroom
Circular Rd, Khermahal, Dimapur

Free Look
Circular Rd, Forest Colony, Dimapur

Midland Colony, Kohima

Spears Canteen Store Department
Rangapahar Rd

Keditsu Building
P.R. Hill, Kohima

West Road Mall
Jail Colony, Kohima

Hospitals in Simaluguri

There are many hospitals in Simaluguri, which include ones that are open through the night also, thus ensuring emergency services. These are-

Dimapur Hospital
P.W.D. Rd, Landmark Colony, Dimapur

Oking Hospital
National Highway 61, Kohima

General Hospital, Chozuba
Chakabama-Mokokchung Rd

K.P. Bethesda
P.R. Hill, Kohima

Naga Hospital
Hospital Colony, Kohima

Nikos Hospital
Midland, Dimapur

Medical Stores in Simaluguri

Jan Aushadhi Medical Store Pharmacy
Address: SH 47, Sheikh Building, Sonaighat Chalchali
098640 22122

Tanbir Medical Hall
Address: Amtala, Simaluguri, Nagaon, SH-3, Singari Juria Road, Nagaon, Nagaon, Assam 782002
Phone: 094358 70597

Address: Ground Floor, Sivasagar HO, Sibsagar - 785640, Near ASCTC Complex
Phone number: +(91)-9435155795

Al Qamar Medical Store
Address: Darbar Road, Sivasagar Ho, Sibsagar - 785640
Phone: +(91)-8876357047

Mahabir Medical Store

Address: Sivasagar Ho, Sibsagar - 785640, Near Gas Guild
Phone: +(91)-9435159236

New Arogya Medical Hall
Address: Ground floor, Hcb Road, Sivasagar HO, Sibsagar - 785640, Opp- Central Market
Phone number: +(91)-8751873735

Police station in Simaluguri

Simaluguri Police Station
Pin code: 785686
Taluk: Svs
Division: Sibsagar
District: Sibsagar
State: Assam
Phone number of Simaluguri Police Station: 2252269

How to reach Simaluguri

By Flight
Simaluguri does not have an airport. Hence, there are no direct flights to Simalguri. The closest airport is the Rowrah airport located in Jorhat, Assam. Tourists or travelers can reach the Rowrah airport and hire a taxi to cover a distance of 59 km and reach Gudur.

By Train
Simaluguri is well connected by the Indian Railway network. All trains from major cities in India pass through Simaluguri.

By Bus
There no bus routes that pass through Simaluguri. The nearest bus stop is Sibsagar.

Hotels in Simaluguri

Get the much-needed rest and enjoy luxurious services with different range of hotels. Some of these are-

Hotel New Bellyview
Address: Simaluguri Railway Ward no. 5, Station Road, Deodhai Gaon, Simaluguri, 785686
Phone: 03772 251 544

Hotel Shiva Palace
Address: Ward No.6, AT Road, Sivasagar, Assam 785640
Phone: 099547 29782

Hotel Brahmaputra
Address: Ward No- 4, Nazira, Assam 785685

Hotel Piccolo
Address: Boarding Rd, Sivasagar, Assam 785640
Phone: 03772 223 126

Hotel Villa & Restaurant Fruition
Address: Bapuji Path, Behind ASTC Bus Stop, Nazira Town, Ward No. 4, Nazira, Assam 785685
Phone: 03772 251 031

Restaurants in Simaluguri

Tourists should spend some time enjoying the local cuisine in Simaluguri. Popular places to eat here include-

Hotel Anjali
Address: Address: Dhodar Ali Rd, Ramu Gaon, Assam 785686

Suruchi Restaurant
Address: Ward No- 4, Borduwar Mukh, Assam 785685

Prakash Hotel
Address: Dhodar Ali Rd, Ward No- 4, Nazira, Assam 785685

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