Cultural Tour

Details of the Tour

Destination

Chandubi(Guwahati) – Majuli – Sivasagar – Tinsukia

Duration

6 Days / 5 Nights

Highlights

Rabha Culture, Satras, Historical Monuments, Mottock-Moran, Mishing, Sonowal Kacharis, Singhpho, Tai-Phake, Deori cultures.

Pick up / Drop Off Point.

Guwahati / Tinsukia

DAY 01: GUWAHATI LGBI AIRPORT TO CHANDUBI ECO-CAMP OF WAVE ECOTOURISM (39 KMS/51 MINS DRIVE)

Pickup from the Guwahati LGBI Airport to Chandubi Eco-camp of Wave Ecotourism situated in Joramukhoria village of Chandubi.

Chandubi is surrounded by the lush hills and mountains of Assam and Meghalaya and amidst a scintillating natural landscape lies the largest lake of Assam – Chandubi. Beside the octopus shaped lake surrounded by the range of mesmerizing green hills lays a quite forest village on the bank naturally bordered with groves of tall Sal trees. The roar of traffic and the humdrum of city life is long forgotten with the absence of any mechanical sound to break the calm but rather enlivened by chirpings of numerous Parrots and other kinds of birds.

All these and much more are in store for the globetrotter and nature lovers all around the year as Wave Eco Tourism brings to you the Chandubi Eco Camp in a bid to welcome you to a place unadulterated with the stressful trappings of a city life and offer you a date with the less complicated pleasures of life amidst pristine nature and Rabha culture!

Overnight at the camp. Visit www.chandubiecocamp.com to know details about it’s activities.

DAY 02: CHANDUBI TO MAJULI (417 KMS/9 ½ HRS DRIVE)

In the early morning tour to Majuli is the largest river island in the world located on mighty Brahmaputra River ,Assam and is formed by Brahmaputra in the south and the Kherkutia Xuti joined by the river Subansiri in the north. Making you feel at peace with nature, it is home to many migratory birds. Located 1100 km away from the mouth of the Brahmaputra.

Enjoy the historical monuments and Satras in Majuli.

Majuli has been the cultural capital of the Assamese civilization since the 16th century and its main village, Naghmar, hosts all the important events, festivals and prayers. A good learning center for neo-Vaishnavite philosophy, there are 22 Vaishnava Satras in the city, the first of which was established in the 15th century by Sankaradeva, the father of Assamese culture. These attract a lot of tourists.

Enjoy the various local cultures in Majuli and Komal Saul, a unique type of rice is eaten by locals as a breakfast cereal while the Bora Saul is a sticky brown rice used to make Pitha, a traditional cake. Pottery, handloom, boat-making, fishing and dairying are some of the other important economic activities.

Overnight at the hotel/lodge in Majuli.

DAY 03: MAJULI

Whole day tour to visit Satras in Majuli.

Overnight at the hotel/lodge in Majuli.

DAY 04: MAJULI TO SIVSAGAR (85 KMS/3HRS DRIVE)

In the early morning tour to Sivsagar is historical place of Assam. Sivasagar, formerly known as Rangpur, was the capital of the Ahom Kingdom from 1699 to 1788. The Ahoms ruled Assam for six centuries, until their kingdom fell to the Burmese in 1819 and their ruling class was all but wiped out.

The province was liberated by the British in 1825 but, owing to the state of anarchy which prevailed, it was completely annexed in 1826. For administrative purposes it was divided into three sub-divisions. It is said that the original name of Sivasagar was - 'Kalansupar' after the name of 'Kalansu Gohain' who resided in a village originally existed in the place where currently the Sivasagar tank is located. This town's main feature is the water body from which it takes its name. This is a 257-acre (1.04 km2) tank, also known as the Borpukhuri, which is at a higher elevation than the rest of the town, with three temples ("Dol"s in Assamese) on its banks. Of these temples, the most prominent is the Sivadol, standing tall at 104 feet (32 m), drawing large crowds on Shiv Ratri. The other temples are the Vishnudol and Devidol. The temples were built by Kuwori Ambika, wife of Swargadeo Siba Singha, in 1734. Enjoy the different historical palaces,cultures,monuments, etc. in Sivasagar.

Overnight at Sivasagar.

DAY 05: SIVASAGAR TO TINSUKIA (132 KMS/3 ½ HRS DRIVE)

In the early morning drive to Dibru-Saikhowa Eco Camp of Wave Ecotourism. Check in the Eco Camp. Tour to Laika-Dadhia Forest village to enjoy vibrant culture of Mishing peoples. Stay overnight at Laika/Dadhia forest village inside Dibru-Saikhowa National Park or at Dibru-Saikhowa Eco Camp.

DAY 06: MAKUM / DIGBOI / MARGHERITA(127 KMS/3 ½ HRS DRIVE)

Tour to Barekuri(Makum) to enjoy the cultures of Mottok, Moran(Ethnic Tribes of Assam) or tour to Digboi to see Digboi Oil Refinery, Ridge Point, War Memorial and Digboi Centenary Museum or tour to Margherita to enjoy the vibrant Singphow, Tai-phake cultures.

Check out the Eco Camp.

DAY 07: DEHING-PATKAI TO TINSUKIA RAILWAY STATION/DIBRUGARH AIRPORT (67 KMS/1 ½ HRS DRIVE).

Check out at Railway Station/Dibrugarh Airport.

Contact

Call at
+91 - 995 718 5943
+91 - 863 888 4518

Find us at
Rongagora Road,
Guijan, Tinsukia,
Assam, 786147

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