Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
Day 1 - Jorhat
Pick up from airport and transfer to your ship in Jorhat. You should reach Jorhat before 1400 Hrs.
Day 2 - Sibsagar & Majuli
Arrive at Sibsagar, the ancient city of the Ahom Kings. Sibsagar (literally "the ocean of Lord Shiva") was built around Sibsagar tank, dug over 200 years ago. Explore temples at the banks including the Shiva Temple, contracted in 1734 and believed to be the hightest Hindu temple in India. In the afternoon, visit Majuli. Enjoy a masked dance at Samagudi Satra.
Day 3 - Auniati Satra
Sail to the Kamalabari and drive to Auniati Satra. Visit the prayer hall, the monks quarters and learn about the art of fan making. End the visit with a drum dance.
Visit a local village on what is the world’s largest river island and home to the ethnic ‘Mishing’ people. Here, women weave on hand-looms to create characterful costumes and we enjoy a demonstration of a Dhoti & Chaddor - traditional dresses for the men and women of the Mishing communities.
Day 4 - Bishwanath Ghat
Cruise in the morning and arrive at Bishwanath. After lunch, visit this charming village by small boats and its people weaving silk and cotton.
Day 5 - Silghat - Kaziranga National Park
Arrive at Silghat, take an excursion through stunning countryside to a tea estate and factory producing the famous Assam tea. Our expedition continues with a visit to the UNESCO accredited Kaziranga National Park where we enjoy a safari searching for the elusive Greater One-Horned Indian Rhinoceros and Indian tiger.
Day 6 - Kaziranga National Park
Rise before dawn and visit Kaziranga National Park to look for the elusive rhinoceros and tiger. Breakfast at a resort. Continue by Jeep to the Kohora gate. Afternoon start sailing towards Guwahati.
Day 7 - Guwahati
Morning sail to Pandu. After lunch, visit to the ‘Kama-khya Temple’, devoted to the goddess of desire. Continue to Guwahati and enjoy a farewell dinner on board.
Day 8 - Departure Guwahati
After breakfast, transfer to Guwahati airport.
Cruise Price Includes
Transfer to/from Ship, entrance fees, guide services (English language), gratuities to crew, main meals, local mineral water, jugged coffee, teas & tisanes.
International flights, laundry, all visa costs, fuel surcharges (see terms and conditions), all beverages except local mineral water, jugged coffee, teas & tisanes, tipping for guide and drivers.
Note - We suggest to change money at a bank at the international airport before exiting (currently there is shortage of new money bills in India).
» Upstream - from Guwahati to Sibasagar
The downstream voyage The Brahmputra cruise departure downstream starts in Jorhat and finishes in Guwahati crossing Sibsagar, the Majuli Island, Kaziranga National park.