The Rhino & The River Island Assam Tour
Destinations: Guwahati-Kaziranga-Majuli river island-Guwahati
Durations: 5 nights/6 days
Best time to visit: October last to May 1st
About: This Assam tour covers both Wildlife and culture (Vaishnavite culture). Assam’s must do attraction is a rhinoceros spotting safari in the expansive flat grasslands of Kaziranga NP. Populations of over 2,000 rhinos represents over two-thirds of the World’s total. Majuli, among the largest river island in the World, allows you to gently contemplate mesmerising landscapes of rice fields, water meadows and fish traps, meet the local Mising people and learn about neo-Vasihnavite philosophy at one of Majuli’s 22 ancient Satras (Monasteries).
Note: The following itinerary is not fixed and so if required customised itinerary will be provided as desired by you. Feel free to contact us in any time.
Day 1: Arrive Guwahati
Our tour representative will welcome you at the Guwahati International Airport and transfer to Hotel. Then sightseeing in Guwahati including Shankardev Kalakhetra, Handloom Emporium and evening Brahmaputra river cruising (depends on availability). Overnight in Guwahati.
Day 2: Guwahati-Kaziranga NP (5 ½ hours hours)
Half day sight seeing tour to Sualkuchi, the Silk city of Assam and Hajo, the pilgrimage place of Assam. Then move to Kaziranga National Park. Evening check in hotel.
Overnight in Kaziranga.
Day 3: At Kaziranga
Early morning (Time: Either 5.15 am or 6.15 am, duration: 45 minutes to 1 hour) Elephant back safari. Post breakfast, visit nearby village. Post lunch one round Jeep safari in a different range of Kaziranga NP. By evening back to hotel and overnight stay.
Day 4: Kaziranga- Majuli (3 hours)
Early breakfast and move to Majuli by crossing river Brahmaputra by Ferry. Post lunch sightseeing. Attractions: The Vaishnavite Satras (Monasteries), Mask cultures, Mising Tribal villages etc. Evening night stay at Mising traditional bamboo cottage or Govt lodges.
Day 5: Majuli to Guwahati (7 hours).
Post breakfast move to Guwahati. Reach Guwahati in evening, check in hotel and overnight in Guwahati.
Day 6: Guwahati Airport
Morning if time permits visit Kamakhya temple then move to Airport or railway station for onward destinations.