River cruises in Assam is one of the must do things in the state. Assam blessed by the mighty Brahmaputra River offers the incredible experience of River cruises. One of the world's greatest rivers, the Brahmaputra River runs for 1800 miles from its source in the Tibetan Himalayas to the delta in the Bay of Bengal. It is one of the navigable rivers which supports cruises. The river dominates most of the area of the state and offers an incredible experience.
Enjoy a fabulous cruising on the magnificent Brahmaputra River. The river cruise offers something for everybody. For wildlife enthusiasts, a thrilling wildlife viewing and bird watching is available as you cruise through blessed biodiversity spots formed by the river. To the cultural traveler, it is a glimpse of the diverse traditional mix. The sights of the neo-classical colonial palaces, Buddhist archaeology, Hindu temples and Islamic architecture are interesting.
Cruises on the Brahmaputra River are offered both by Assam Tourism and also by private operators. Between October and April, guests can opt for a combination of 7-night, 10-night and 4-night cruise. Some river cruises are combined with tours along Guwahati city. Some operators offer luxury ride to Kaziranga and beyond. Some cruises cover the Kaziranga National Park and Nameri National Park, World Heritage Sites, and Majuli, one of the largest riverine islands in the world.
River Cruises in Assam is not just the experience of floating on the river. It feature sights of beautiful cities. Cover attractions such as wildlife viewing (both by jeep and on elephant back). De-board for village walks, visits to tea gardens, etc. Camp on deserted river islands, where lodging, dinner, cultural dance performances, etc. are provided for guests.