Best of Assam

This culturally immersive tour showcases the the best that the northeast has to offer, from pristine jungles to beautifully manicured tea gardens to the tribal villages of rural Assam. See the one-horned rhino up close, take a ferry across the mighty Brahmaputra river, visit ancient sites of the Ahoms or just relax in an armchair with a book by your side. This tour has something for everyone.


10 days / 9 nights


Guwahati - Dibrugarh

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1: Guwahati

    • Upon arrival at Guwahati, pick up from the airport or railway station and check in to the hotel.
    • Visit the famous Kamakhya temple, dedicated to the Mother Goddess.
    • Later, take a sunset cruise on the mighty Brahmaputra river.
    • Evening at leisure.
    • Overnight in Guwahati.

  • Day 2: Guwahati

    • After breakfast, drive to the sacred town of Hajo.
    • Visit the ancient temple of Hayagriva Madhava, dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
    • Also visit Poa Mecca, a place of pilgrimage for Muslims.
    • Later, explore the weaving town of Sualkuchi, also known as the “Manchester of the East”, for its silk production.
    • Return to Guwahati and spend the evening at leisure.
    • Overnight in Guwahati.

  • Day 3: Guwahati to Nameri

    • Start early and drive to Nameri National Park, located in the foothills of the Lower Himalayas.
    • After lunch, go river rafting on the Jia-Bhoroli river. It is a great way to take in the surroundings and for bird watching.
    • Return to the jungle camp and spend the evening at leisure.
    • Overnight at Nameri.

  • Day 4: Nameri to Kaziranga

    • Head out early morning for a jungle walk inside the national park.
    • After breakfast, drive to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kaziranga National Park.
    • The park is spread across the floodplains of the Brahmaputra River. Its forests, wetlands and grasslands are home to tigers, elephants and the world’s largest population of Indian one-horned rhinoceroses.
    • Take a jeep safari through one of three ranges of the park to view wildlife up close.
    • Evening at leisure.
    • Overnight in Kaziranga.

  • Day 5: Kaziranga

    • Go for an elephant safari early in the morning to view the animals up close.
    • After breakfast, visit the Kaziranga National Orchid and Biodiversity Park. This park has a great collection of rare orchid species.
    • In the afternoon, there is an option of taking another jeep safari inside the park.
    • Evening at leisure.
    • Overnight in Kaziranga.

  • Day 6: Kaziranga to Majuli

    • After a leisurely breakfast, drive to Nimati Ghat to catch the ferry to Majuli island.
    • Majuli is one of the biggest inhabited river island in the world and is known for the Assamese  Neo-Vaishnavite movement.
    • After crossing the mighty Brahmaputra, check-in to a  traditional bamboo cottage and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
    • Try some ethnic tribal cuisine and also their local beer known as Apong.

  • Day 7: Majuli sightseeing

    • After breakfast, head out to explore the island.
    • Visit the famous monasteries known as Satras to understand Vaishnavite culture. Satras are religious institutions where monks learn arts forms, drama, music and Hindu philosophy. Interact with the monks to learn their way of life.
    • Visit the age-old mask makers of Samuguri Satra. Elaborate masks are made from bamboo and clay and depict characters from various Hindu mythological epics.
    • Take a walk through one of the villages or go bicycling to take in the laid back lifestyle of the people who call this island home.
    • Spend the evening at leisure.
    • Bonfires can be arranged in winters.
    • Overnight in Majuli

  • Day 8: Majuli to Jorhat via Hollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary

    • After a leisurely breakfast, take the ferry back to Neemati ghat and drive to the Hollongapar Gibbon wildlife sanctuary near Jorhat.
    • Enjoy a guided walk through the jungle to see the various species of primates such as Hoolock gibbons, macaques and Capped langurs.
    • Drive to Jorhat and check in to the hotel.
    • Evening at leisure.
    • Overnight in Jorhat.

  • Day 9: Jorhat to Dibrugarh via Sibsagar

    • Post breakfast, drive to Dibrugarh.
    • En route, visit the historical town of Sivasagar, the capital city of the mighty Ahom dynasty.
    • Learn about the architecture and visit the historical monuments like the Kareng Ghar, Talatal Ghar, and Shiva Dol temple.
    • On reaching Dibrugarh, check in at the hotel and spend the evening at leisure.
    • Overnight in Dibrugarh.

  • Day 10: Departure day

    • Leave for Dibrugarh airport for an afternoon/evening departure flight.
    • End of tour

Useful Information

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis
  • Transportation using Innova or similar vehicle
  • Jeep safaris inside Kaziranga National Park
  • Elephant safari in Kaziranga National Park
  • Entry fees for entering National Park and other places of interest

  • Flights
  • Excess stay & meals due to bad weather conditions or strikes, resulting in delay of flights or any other form of transport
  • Tips, soft drink charges, bottled water, laundry, cigarettes, telephone expenses, beer and liquor charges
  • Any other thing not mentioned in the “Inclusions” section

  • As per budget