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Majuli Island Tour, Northeast India

North East India is truly an incredible destination as its natural beauty and other attractions create magic. Assam is one of the enchanting states of this region which beckons tourists to crown their holidays with pleasurable memories. There is so much to get absorbed in at this land- the sheer natural beauty, tea gardens, rolling hills, rich flora and fauna, river, island and the colorful culture.

One of the most fascinating attractions of Assam is the Majuli Island. It is the largest freshwater island in South Asia. Located amidst the Brahmaputra river, it provides shelter to around 1.6 lakh people. It is enveloped in sheer natural beauty and offers breathtaking views of the surroundings. A visit to this island will also give you a chance to know the culture of the tribes living here.

Here you will be greeted by the melodious chirping and wonderful views of the colorful birds. This island is a home to rare species of flora and fauna. The migratory birds also visit this island and stay here for a few months. Some of the migratory birds found here are Siberian Crane, Adjutant Stork and Pelican. This place offers a peaceful and blissful ambiance brining the visitors close to nature.

There is an interesting legend associated with the island according to which at one point of time Lord Krishna with his friends used to come here to play. No wonder such a blessed land it is. Later Vaishnavism was spread here by a social reformer Sankardeva. This island has its own unique cultural heritage. Other attractions are traditional handicrafts, water sports, dance and music and pottery.

In order to reach the Manjuli Island take a ferry ride of 10 km from Jorhat. It is another experience which you will surely enjoy. The most propitious time to visit the is from October to March.

Travel to Majuli Island in Assam and rejuvenate your senses to the hilt. North East India Tour offers a variety of tour options to tourists who come here from far and wide. Majuli Island is located amidst Brahmaputra river and offers a great holiday experience high on relaxation and entertainment. For more information visit .