Assam State Zoo and the Botanical Gardens housed within the zoo. The exquisitely landscaped Gardens was established in 1982. A home to diverse species of herbs, palms, shrubs and conifers, it spreads over an area of 85 hectares.
One of the main attraction of the Assam State Zoo is the Orchid house which boasts of a collection of more than 40 varieties of rare orchids gathered from the entire North East region of the country. The gardens are open on all days except Friday.