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Offbeat Destinations (Part 4) - Majuli

Majuli is a river island located in Assam. This is the perfect place suitable for peace lovers and also has geographic importance. In 2006, this island was declared a district and it is the first island to be assigned a district. Moreover, as per Guinness Book of World Records, this is the world's largest river island.

The location of Majuli is approximately 300-400 Kms from Guwahati and you can easily hire a cab or if you are adventurous, drive a bike to Majuli.

Beauty of Majuli

The best time to visit Majuli would be between July to March as the weather will be pleasant and green all around.

If you are visiting this place, you will see that this place reflects the architectural style of the bygone era when kings and queens used to rule.

As this place is not so popular, there are no restaurants available as such. Majuli will not offer anything unique or special in terms of food but it will be the simplest of food that you have eaten in your life.

If you are looking to cover Majuli, it can be done in two days. Day 1: Reach Majuli and arrange for a place to stay. You can visit Garmur which is a spiritual site.

Once done, you can visit Kamlabari Satra which carries cultural and religious significance.

Then head towards Auniati where Assamese jewelry and handcrafted items are exhibited.

After this, you can call it a day and take rest for the time available.

Day 2: On the second day, head to Dakhinpat Satra which is a famous ancient site where a lot of devotees come every year to celebrate Rasotsava, a prime festival of Assam.

After this, visit Tengapania which is situated near the Brahmaputra river. The structure is magnificent and makes up for an excellent place for tourists to visit.

After this, your trip to Majuli is almost over and you can head back home or stay back to interact with the locals or just chill out. You are the traveler and it's upto you.

Make sure to let me know if you visit this awesome place.

Disclaimer: The pictures on this page is not taken by me and I don't claim any rights on the pictures. The credits go to the respective owners of the pictures.




Hi, I am Chandan

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