A leisurely cruise on the mighty Brahmaputra River that winds its way through Bangladesh, Bhutan and Burma is an idyllic way to explore Assam. Bordered on either side by ancient monuments, farmland and luscious tea plantations, the river is home to a variety of wildlife and gives you a view of village life along the way. Be wowed by beautiful views and stunning scenery as you glide along at an easy pace.
Things to enjoy on a Brahmaputra River cruise through Assam
- Kaziranga National Park. A great way to spot the famous inhabitants of Kaziranga National Park is from the sun deck of your boat. Opened in 1904, the park is home to two-thirds of the world’s endangered Indian one-horned rhinoceros population and has the highest density of tigers in the world. You might also spot elephants, swamp deer and wild water buffalo. Kaziranga is also home a wide variety of forest, grasses and flora, and various species of inhabitant and migrating birds
- Experience the local way of life. A visit to Majuli Island, the world’s largest river island gives you the chance to see traditional village life amongst the resident native tribes. Elsewhere, you can see the villagers producing various handicrafts outside their houses on handlooms or fishing in the hamlets and villages along the way.
- Time for tea. Trying a cup of freshly brewed Assam tea is a must! Take a trip to a tea garden or tea plantation where you can see workers in green fields picking the leaves and buds, or a tea factory to observe the process of making this delectable beverage.
The best way to see the Brahmaputra River
If you would like to visit the Brahmaputra River, why not take a look at one of our wonderful ATOL and ABTA protected holidays? Please remember all our private tours are designed to meet your exact requirements, and the tours mentioned are just examples to help inspire you. Contact our travel experts on 01792 315499 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.