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Mighty Brahmaputra

  • Duration

    11 days
  • Tour Type

    Private Tour
  • Tour Style

    Classic
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Explore a river that carves its way through the remarkable, varied and exciting scenery of the state of Assam. Visit national parks rich in wildlife, remote river communities and exotic temples.

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Tour Itinerary

This tour is suitable for those who have a short amount of time and are interested in visiting the northeast region of India on a boat up the Brahmaputra River. This tour is a private tour yet you will travel with other people on your river cruise ship.

  • Days 1-2

    Fly to Kolkata

    Days 1-2 Fly to Kolkata

    Fly overnight to Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, on the east bank of the Hooghly River.

  • Day 3

    Fly to Guwahati

    Day 3: Fly to Guwahati

    Fly to Guwahati and visit Kamakhya Temple, devoted to the goddess of desire, before boarding your Pandaw vessel. (B,D)

  • Day 4

    Sailing towards Silghat

    Day 4: Sailing towards Silghat

    Enjoy the stunning natural scenery and wildlife of the Brahmaputra River. Observe river dolphins and birds of prey as we pass uninhabited islands and the fragile communities that live here. Later enjoy a talk on the Brahmaputra and the tribal life that exists alongside it. (B,L,D)

  • Day 5

    Silghat

    Day 5: Silghat

    Pass attractive Tezpur arriving at Silghat where we take an excursion through stunning countryside to a tea estate and factory producing the famous Assam tea. (B,L,D)

  • Day 6

    Kaziranga National Park

    Day 6: Kaziranga National Park

    Visit UNESCO accredited Kaziranga National Park for an elephant safari searching for the elusive Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros and Bengal Tiger. Continue to Bagori and further explore the wildlife of the park by jeep. Travel to Biswanath Ghat to explore the charming village. (B,L,D)

  • Day 7

    River Safari

    Day 7: River Safari

    Take a boat safari on the Eastern range of Kaziranga where River Dhansiri and River Brahmaputra meet. Here, observe wildlife at its most natural including pied kingfishers, eagles, vultures, water buffaloes, monitor lizards and otters. Dinner is al fresco on a deserted island. (B,L,D)

  • Day 8

    Mishing people

    Day 8: Mishing people

    Visit a local village of the Mishing people, where women weave on hand-looms to create characterful costumes. (B,L,D)

  • Day 9

    Majuli and Sibsagar

    Day 9: Majuli and Sibsagar

    Explore the impressive Satras of Majuli before continuing to Sibsagar to visit the Shiva Dol, built in 1734, the highest Shiva temple in India. (B,L,D)

  • Day 10

    Fly to Kolkata

    Day 10: Fly to Kolkata

    Disembark after breakfast and transfer to Jorhat airport for your flight to Kolkata. (B)

  • Day 11

    Fly Kolkata to UK

    Day 11: Fly Kolkata to UK

    Fly to the UK arriving home the same or following day. (B)

We draw from a wide range of hotels on our holidays, each one is chosen to suit the tour you are travelling on meaning your accommodation can range from a smart business hotel in one city to a family run guesthouse in a smaller town. Here are some examples of the type of hotel you can expect to find on this tour.

  • Nights 2

    The Peerless Inn 4 Star Hotel

    The Peerless Inn

    One of the finest Kolkata hotels, The Peerless Inn has 122 en-suite rooms and is located in the heart of Kolkata, central to local shopping areas. All rooms feature modern amenities including; air-conditioning, TV, tea/coffee makers and mini-fridges. Other facilities include a fitness centre, restaurant and currency exchange.

The best time to visit India is from November to March when you’ll enjoy pleasant warm dry days and low humidity.

City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kolkata
  • 20°c
  • 11mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kolkata
  • 23°c
  • 30mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kolkata
  • 28°c
  • 35mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kolkata
  • 30°c
  • 60mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kolkata
  • 31°c
  • 142mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kolkata
  • 30°c
  • 288mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kolkata
  • 29°c
  • 411mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kolkata
  • 29°c
  • 349mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kolkata
  • 29°c
  • 288mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kolkata
  • 28°c
  • 143mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kolkata
  • 25°c
  • 26mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kolkata
  • 21°c
  • 17mm
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