Located in the banks of River Brahmaputra, Majuli is the largest river island located in the world. Majuli is a part of the Indian state of Assam. This river island had a total area of 1, 250 square kilometer, but having lost significantly to erosion and shrunk to the present area as the river surrounds has raised. Majuli is studded with wide blue sky and beautiful landscape. Besides its natural beauty, this island is also known for its cultural celebrations, which is the best way to enjoy this place's heritage. Some of the other major tourist attractions here are Vaishnava Satra, Garamurh Satra, Dakhinpat Satra and many other places. If you are looking for a place where you can find solace from day to day chaos, then book any of the Majuli holiday packages offered by EaseMyTrip.in and go for a refreshing Majuli tour.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm-325 cm
Late November To Mid-February
This Island has been the hub of Assamese neo-Vaishnavite culture, initiated around 15th century by the revered Assamese saint Srimanta Sankardeva and his disciple Madhavdeva. Many Satras or monasteries built by the saint still survive and represent the colourful Assamese culture. After the "Manikanchan Sanjog", sixty five satras were set up. However, today only twenty-two of the original sixty-five are operational. It is to be noted that Sixty-five out of the six hundred and sixty-five original satras in the state of Assam were situated in Majuli. Some of the notable Satras which you must visit are, 'Dakhinpat Satra', 'Garamurh Satra', 'Auniati Satra', 'Kamalabari Satra', 'Benegenaati Satra' and 'Shamaguri Satra'.
It is a famous picnic spot on the banks on River Brahmaputra. The beautiful picnic spot is located close to Majuli and is surrounded by Dhakuakhana, Disangmukh and Machkhoa.
The Colourful Culture of the Tribes:
The colorful and vibrant culture of the tribes located here also may interest you. Also, you would love to observe Pottery making, Mask making and Exotic homespun masks crafts of these tribes.
If you love to explore the culture of Majuli, then you can attend its festivals. These festivals include the Rasleela, Ali-ai-ligang (held in Feb-Mar), Bathow Puja and Paal Naam (held at the end of autumn).
Observing the sunset in winters and watching migratory birds on the shores is another famous attraction for nature lovers.