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    Best time to Visit Majuli: Jan,Oct,Nav,dec

    Category : Nature Explorer: Nature Explorer,River/Lakes/Waterfront

    Duration(days) : 2 Days

    Description

    Majuli is a river island in the Brahmaputra River, Assam. It is recognised by Guinness Book of World Records as "World's Largest River Island". It was formed due to course changes by the river Brahmaputra and its tributaries

    With a total area of 1250 sq. km, this largest river island of the world; attracts tourists from all over the world.

     

    Majuli island is accessible by ferries from the city of Jorhat.

     

    The place is mostly inhabited by Tribals, providing unique and intresting culture and surrounding to experience.

     

    Majuli is refered as the cultural capital of Assam
    The main festival in the town of Majuli is called 'Raas' and witnessing it is an interesting spectacle.
    This wonderful island is home to the 'Satriya' dance, the delightful drama style called 'Bhaona'

     

    Soil erosion and rising water levels are reducing the size of this unique island. Many organisations have joined hands on fighting for the preservation of this beautiful place.


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    Kamalabari Satra

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    Kamalabari Satra is the centre for culture, literature, art and music. This beautiful structure is filled with intricate designs of the Assamese culture on the walls and ceilings.
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      Dakhinpat Satra

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      Dakhinpat Satra is a regal monument known for its prime religious as well as cultural importance. The festival of Rasotsava is celebrated here, which witness audiences from all over the globe.
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        Auniati Satra

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        Auniati Satra features a wide collection of traditional Assamese utensils, jewellery and handicrafts. Popularly known around for the Apsara and Paalnaam dance that are performed here, the center is well known as one of the most important centers for Assamese culture and tradition.
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          Garmur

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          Garmur is considered to be one of the most prominent religious centers of the Vaishnavite tradition.
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            Tengapania

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            Located on the banks of river Brahmaputra, it is a spectacular and popular picnic spot of the region. Tengapania is a golden temple-like structure, and is a remarkable example of Ahom architecture. The pointed pillars and the exquisite statues all around the place are mesmerizing.
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              To reach Majauli you will first have to reach Jorhat. From Jorhat, Majuli is just 20km and you will have to travel journey on a ferry.

              By Air
              Jorhat has its own airport with daily flights from Kolkata and Shillong. 

              By Train
              Jorhat also has a railway station which is connected to the capital town of Guwahati which is well connected to the major cities of India.

              By Road
              Jorhat is at distance of 328 kms from Guwahati. It takes around 7 hour drive to reach