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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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.
Jorhat has its own airport with daily flights from Kolkata and Shillong.
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.
Jorhat is at distance of 328 kms from Guwahati. It takes around 7 hour drive to reach