Cruise on the mighty Brahmaputra, one of the world's greatest rivers. The river runs for 1800 miles from its source in the Tibetan Himalayas to its delta in the Bay of Bengal through this beautiful state. Enjoy a fabulous range of interesting experiences while cruising this magnificent river. It offers something for everybody. For wildlife enthusiasts, it offers mind blowing wildlife viewing and bird watching, to the cultural traveller, it offers a glimpse of the varied and colourful ethnic mix of the state in addition to the neo-classical colonial palaces, Buddhist archaeology, Hindu temples and Islamic architecture.
Cruises on the Brahmaputra river are offered both by Assam Tourism and by private operators. Some of these operate small tours along Guwahati city while some operators offer luxury services to Kaziranga and beyond. The cruises cover some of the national parks including the Kaziranga National Park, a World Heritage Site, and Majuli, one of the largest riverine islands in the world.
Brahmaputra cruises feature attractions such as wildlife viewing (both by jeep and on elephant back), village walks, visits to tea gardens, barbecues on deserted river islands, dance performances, exploring country towns in cycle rickshaws and visits to craft workshops.
The River Cruises available are detailed below:
Mahabahu River Cruise
Brahmaputra Cruise Pvt. Ltd.
289 AT Road, Bharalumukh
Ph: +91-9435103304, +91-9435558005
Assam is situated in the North-East of India and is the largest northeastern state in terms of population while second in terms of area. Assam covers an area of 78,438 km2 (30,285 sq miles). The state is bordered by Bhutan and the state of Arunachal Pradesh to the north; Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur to the east; Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram, and Bangladesh to the south; and West Bengal to the west. A significant geographical aspect of Assam is that it contains three of six physiographic divisions of India – The Northern Himalayas (Eastern Hills), The Northern Plains (Brahmaputra plain), and Deccan Plateau (Karbi Anglong).