Concept for the Holiday

Brahmaputra Exploration 07 Nights & 08 Days

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Itinerary


Day 01 : Bhubaneswar/ Guwahati To Kaziranga National Park

Arrival at International Airport, Guwahati. Reception by our representative. If time permits, drive up Nilachal Hill to see the holy Ma Kamakhya Temple and city skyline from top of the hill. Drive to Kaziranga National Park by road (4 hours). Check in at the jungle lodge. Those reaching early can have a small walk in the nature after a brief relaxation in the lodge. Overnight stay at jungle lodge.

Day 02 : In Kaziranga National Park

We rise early and drive to Kohora, central range of the Kaziranga National Park for an exciting elephant safari through the tall swamp grasslands. The great one-horned Indian Rhinoceros is very easy to see. Few sanctuaries anywhere can provide as certain an assurance of a unique setting and sight of its best known wild animals and birds as can Kaziranga. Breakfast in a forest lodge. On our jeep safari in the eastern range of the park, we are accompanied by a naturalist with birds check list. The eastern range of the park is an ornithologist's paradise. The many lakes on its marshy terrain are packed with residential and migratory avi faunas. O/n stay at hotel .

Day 03 : In Kaziranga National Park ( Cruise )

Morning, visit Biswanath Temple, a Hindu pilgrimage center. After the visit, we cruise through Kaziranga National Park on its northern boundary. If luck favors, we may have sightings of herds of deer, wild elephants or even a big cat! Arrive at Dhansirimukh Ghat for overnight stay. Evening, barbeque dinner on a secluded island.

Day 04 : In Cruise

We start an early cruise and stop over a river side 'Mising' village. We take a small walk and experience the life of a tribal village. Return to the vessel by noon and cruise further upstream. Lunch onboard while sailing. We moor in a deserted sand island and enjoy the scenic beauty of western Majuli.

Day 05 : Majuli ( Cruise )

Start sailing leisurely and reach Majuli by afternoon. We take a small walk in the nearby village and return back to the vessel. A cultural evening awaits us onboard. We enjoy the colorful dances performed by the local artist of Majuli. In dinner, we enjoy the local and ethnic cuisine along with the traditional beverage. O/n onboard near Kamalabari in Majuli.

Day 06 : In Cruise

After breakfast we will go for an excursion to Majuli, the largest river island in the World. It is the centre of Assam's famous Vaisnavite form of Hinduism. The religious and cultural traditions are kept alive by the dedicated monks living in the monasteries locally known as Sattra. The monastery of Samaguri known as Samaguri Sattra is famous for the unique masks of Majuli which are used in Bhaona or religious plays. We shall visit some monasteries & interact with the monks. Multifaceted in its attractions Majuli also unfolds a variety of interest like migratory birds, traditional handicrafts and pottery, ethnic culture and dance forms. The Sattriya dance from this sect is the latest entry into India's recognized classical dances. Later in the evening, we sail to Neemati for overnight stay.

Day 07 : In Cruise

Early morning, we go for a land excursion to Sivasagar, an hour drive, to the Kingdom of Ahom Rulers. We shall visit the ruins of the Ahom Kingdom, the famous Shiva Temple, and the lakes namely Borpukhuri and Jaysagar which are said to be largest man made. We also visit Toklai Tea Experimental Station in Jorhat on our return journey to the vessel. Today is the last night on the vessel. Enjoy a cultural evening at Mou Chapori, an island resort near Neemati on the Brahmaputra along with the Captain's farewell Dinner. Overnight onboard.

Day 08 : Neemati Ghat To Dibrugarh / Bhubaneswar

Early morning sail to Neemati ghat. Breakfast onboard. Transfer by road to Dibrugarh Airport (3 ½ hours). Tour Ends .