Cruise on River Brahmaputra
Your trip to Assam will not be complete if you do not cruise river Brahmaputra. Dividing the city into 2 halves, the majestic flow of the river offers stunning views and great entertainment. Brahmaputra is the longest river in the country and cruising on the river that flows through the rich beauty of Assam is a unique experience. A cruise on Brahmaputra offers tea garden visits, wildlife viewing and exploring villages and towns. You could have a great time experiencing the essence of Assam on your cruise.
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 magnificant 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 ethnix 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.