PRIVATE HOUSEBOAT CRUISE ON THE BRAHMAPUTRA RIVER

7 days  |  Ex Delhi/Kolkata - Jorhat/Guwahati - Kaziranga National Park – Silghat – Majuli
Highlights
  • Track rhinos and tigers at UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kaziranga National Park, known for the world's largest population of Indian One-horned Rhinoceros and highest density of Royal Bengal Tiger

  • 3-night stay at Diphlu River Lodge, rated as no.2 wildlife lodge in India by Lonely Planet

  • 3-night stay aboard M.V. Rudra Singha, your tastefully appointed private houseboat

  • Visit to Majuli, the world's largest river island and a microcosm of culture

Experience rural Assamese idyll as you cruise the Brahmaputra river, one of Asia's mightiest rivers. Track rhinos and tigers at Kaziranga National Park and witness dancing monks of the neo-Vaishnavite sect and their way of life at Majuli, the world's largest river island. Majuli is also home to the Mishing weaver tribes, known for their little villages of stilted huts and beautiful handlooms.

This tour includes a 3-night stay at Diphlu River Lodge, rated as no. 2 wildlife lodge in India by Lonely Planet, and a 3-night stay at M.V. Rudra Singha, a brand-new houseboat designed for a couple or a small family of two adults and two children.

M.V. Rudra Singha is tastefully appointed and built to traverse hitherto unexplored nooks of the Brahmaputra river.

On her maiden voyage, M.V. Rudra Singha was featured on Channel 4 UK's Great Canal Journeys. Watch the episode here >

Itinerary

DAYS 1 to 3 | JORHAT/GUWAHATI - KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK

Arrive at Jorhat or Guwahati airport | Drive to Kaziranga National Park | Stay at Diphlu River Lodge | Elephant safari | Jeep Safari

 

DAYS 4 & 5 | SILGHAT

Drive to Silghat to board M.V. Rudra Singha  | Sail upstream | Visit an Assamese village (time permitting) | Enjoy bucolic riverside scenes

DAY 6 | MAJULI

Arrive at Majuli | Heritage Majuli walk | Monastery visit | Mishing tribe village

 

DAY 7 | DEPART

Disembark | Drive 2.5 hours to the airport for your onward journey

This tour also has an alternative downstream version. View our detailed itineraries for both upstream and downstream tours here.

 

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