The picturesque river island
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Mising, Assamese, and Deori.
1 Days
October to March
Jorhat Airport
11℃ to 23℃

Majuli Tourism

 

The lush green, quaint, and pristine island of Brahmaputra River, Majuli is every traveller’s picturesque dream. Located at 269 kms from Assam, Majuli is an untouched beauty in Northeastern India. Often claimed to be the world’s largest river island, Majuli attracts tourists from all over the world. Known to be the abode of Assamese neo – Vaishnavite Culture, It is a long piece of land with the Brahmaputra flowing in the north and the Burhidihing flowing in the south until they met at Lakhu. As a wetland, Majuli is famous for its many endangered species of flora and fauna.

 

Attractions

Kamalabari Satra

1.Kamalabari Satra

7 kilometres from city centre

  Located at 8.5 kms from the centre, the Kamalabari Satra is a centre of neo- Vaishnavite culture of Assam. Founded by Bedulapadma Ata, it is the ...

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Dakhinpat Satra

2.Dakhinpat Satra

10 kilometres from city centre

Situated at 18 kms from Majuli, Dakshinpat Satra is an ancient educational centre visited by thousands of devotees all throughout the year. An orn...

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Tengapania

3.Tengapania

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Located at a distance of 24 kms Sibsagar bounded by Dhakuakhana, Machkhoa and Disangmukh on all sides, Tengapania is one of the Major tourist attr...

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Auniati Satra

4.Auniati Satra

12 kilometres from city centre

Established by an Ahom ruler, Sultanla, this Satra located at 18 kms from Majuli is considered as an epicentre of Satriaya and Vaishnavism culture...

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Garmur

5.Garmur

7 kilometres from city centre

One of the major attractions of Majuli is its holy sites. Garmur Satra is one of the royal Satras of Majuli island. The prominent holy site establ...

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A strong contender for the UNESCO World Heritage sites and inhabited by Tribals, Majuli is unique with is heritage and culture. Known to be the cultural capital of Assam, the festivals celebrated here are joyous and wonderful. The pastoral views overlooking the river, Majuli attracts tourists, photographers and nature lovers from all over the world.

How to reach

Majuli is situated 20 kms from Jorhat. Since its an island you can travel by ferry to reach the Majuli island.

How to Reach by Flight

Majuli can't be reached by air. It doesn't have any airport. Jorhat is the only connecting point between Majuli and other cities. With a well-developed airport, Jorhat can be reached easily.

How to Reach by Train

There is no train available to Majuli. As Majuli is not commercialised, it is kept as close to nature as possible. Hence, no railways tracks are laid there.

How to Reach by Bus

Since Majuli is a river island, it doesn't have any well-maintained system of roadways. So, you cannot take a bus or taxi to Majuli.

How to Reach by Road

Since Majuli is a river island, it doesn't have any well-maintained system of roadways. So, you cannot drive to Majuli.

How to travel within

You can use the boat services to go down the river for a unique experience. You can also rent bicycles to get around.

 

Local cuisine

 

The local cuisine of Majuli is quite limited to the Assamese food, seafood and some multi-cuisine delicacies. Local dishes like purang apin (rice wrapped in special leaves), apong (rice beer) and dishes made of pork, fish and chickens are served once you are in Majuli.

 

Some of the famous restaurants in Majuli are:

·        Meridian Restaurant
·        Saffron
·        Belle Amies
·        Dutta Restaurant
·        Hotel Monalich

 

Majuli Itinerary

Day 1

Start early from Jorhat. Drop off at Neemati ghat in Jorhat and then take a ferry from there. After the breakfast. visit the Mishing village and the sunset point. Spent the night at the Bamboo huts of Majuli.

Day 2

After the breakfast visit Kamlabari Satra, Auniati Satra and the Mask maker's house. Leave for Jorhat after the evening tea. 

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