Majuli River Island

Majuli Island in Assam

Majuli Island in Assam is a World Heritage Site, is located in the Brahmaputra River and is the largest inhabited riverine island in the world. The island has long served as a monastic retreat to the Vaishnavite community and is noted for its beautiful rural setting and the traditional Assamese and Mishing tribal architecture.

Majuli Island in Assam, is the largest freshwater river island in The world contesting for a position in the "World Heritage list", It is located 20 kilometers from the heartland of the City of Jorhat, Assam. It is an environment friendly, pollution free fresh water island nestled in the mighty River Brahmaputra. Total area of the island is 1250S square kilometres.

Majuli Island in Assam is a geographical landscape of natural and cultural heritage site, with water bodies covering most of the areas which attracts plenty of local and migratory birds. About twenty six Satras or the cultural house of power are in Majuli of which the Kamalabari, Auniati and Garmur are worth mentioning. These Satras are propagating the religious ideology of great Assamese medieval Vaisnavite saint Sankardav and Madhavdav, preaching satria culture. Apart from natural and religious history Majuli Island in Assam is the first Island district in India, which got a district status in 2016.

If you are visiting North East India first time especially Assam then this location should be on the top of your wish list. The eternal beauty and peaceful environment of Majuli Island in Assam takes you in different world where you will feel free from city chaos. The best times to choose Majuli Island tour package is between March to October which are the dry winter season. The only way to reach Majuli Island is to catch the ferry that runs 20 kilometers out of the main nearby city of Jorhat. Due to tribal culture and language barrier you need expert guide to explore this amazing Island, we at Purvi Discovery provides escorted Majuli Island tour package where our guide will help you to understand local language and customs.