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Explore Kaziranga and Majuli Island [5 Days]

Explore Majuli Island and Kaziranga National Park [5 Days]

When the monsoons are gone and the fields turn to beautiful yellow, is the time to head deeper into the forests of Assam – the best time to visit Kaziranga National Park and Majuli. To meet the unique one-horned rhinos of the Kaziranga National Park and to explore the best of Majuli tourism. This Kaziranga and Majuli tour, over the course of 5 days, helps you experience the breathtaking wilderness of North East India. This northeast India tour is also one of the best ways to explore the rich tribal culture & way of life of the Majuli islands, the world’s largest river island.

Itinerary for Kaziranga & Majuli Island Tour

  • Day 1 – Guwahati To Kaziranga
  • Day 2 – Kaziranga Jungle Safari [Jeep Safari and Elephant Safari]
  • Day 3 – Kaziranga To Nimati Ghat (Jorhat) To Majuli
  • Day 4 – Majuli Sightseeing. Satras, tribal villages, and more.
  • Day 5 – Majuli To Guwahati

Guwahati Kaziranga Majuli Tour Plan

Day 1 – Guwahati To Kaziranga

Start from Guwahati to Kaziranga after being received by North East Explorers’ representative. If you arrive early in the morning, have your breakfast and then, start your drive through the plains of Assam dotted by random, small towns all along, to the Kaziranga National Park. Depending upon when you reach, you can visit the orchid – park for a cultural show.

Day 2 Kaziranga Jungle Safari [Jeep Safari and Elephant Safari]

Today is the day when you go into the wild. Kaziranga Elephant Safari timings are allotted the night before so, depending upon the slot you are assigned, your safari timing can be anything between 5 AM to 8.30 AM. The elephant safari in Kaziranga is a great way to get very close to the wildlife of the national park. Rhino sightings in Kaziranga are great so, in all likelihood, you would have seen quite a few one-horned rhinos [among other wild animals] by the time you come out. Head to your homestay and relax after your breakfast. Then by noon, head again to the jungle for a longer safari. The Kaziranga jeep safari is twice as long and takes you deep inside the forests. Great sightings are almost certain. Evening free.

Rhino Spotting in Kaziranga
One-rhino Spotting in Kaziranga

Day 3 – Kaziranga To Nimati Ghat (Jorhat) To Majuli

Start early and head to the safari entry-point. You will explore the jungle slow, from the back of mighty elephants. Enjoy watching the one-horned rhinos going about their daily life from close quarters. After the elephant safari, start for Nimati ghat to catch our ferry to the Majuli. It’s a wonderful 1.5 hour’s navigating the mighty Bramhaputra. We soak-in the calm views around, smell the fresh air of the river and watch other ferries go bye. Once on the islands, we head to our Bamboo cottages and relax.

Reaching the Majuli Islands by Ferry
Reaching the Majuli Islands by Ferry

Day 4 – Majuli Sightseeing. Satras, tribal villages and more.

We start our day by visiting the Satras, the birthplace of Vaishnavite culture in Assam. We explore the unique mask-making art of Majuli by experiencing it first hand. Interaction with the artists is a good way to learn how these unique masks take shape, from bamboo structures to the final product. In the evening, either cycle around or relax by the river. Post dark, ait by the bonfire, share stories and sip your favorite brew. We also visit a nearby Mising (the local tribe of this part of the region) village(s). While on the walking tour, we interact with the locals and know more about their daily life and their culture. We also learn and see first hand, how wonderful weavers they are.

Satras of Majuli Island
Samaguri Satra – Majuli Island

Day 5 – Majuli To Guwahati

Say your goodbyes to this beautiful island (we can almost bet, you wouldn’t want to leave). Catch the morning ferry and cross-over to Neemati ghat and then drive down to Guwahati.

Trip Ends.

The Inclusions and Exclusions will be as follows:

Inclusions

  • A dedicated vehicle with driver cum guide for the entire tour
  • Local guide wherever required
  • Stay at our local-homestays and bamboo cottages for all nights while on the trip
  • 1 x Jeep & 1 x Elephant safari or 2 x Jeep safaris
  • Breakfast
  • Driver expenses and all toll
  • Ferry crossing charges for vehicle [Both ways]
  • Ferry crossing charges [Both ways]

Exclusions

  • Lunch, dinner & snacks
  • Anything not mentioned above in the Inclusions section
  • Any unplanned extensions in the number of days

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