Majuli – A Heaven On Earth

Majuli is the least explored tourist destination; the place is popular for lush greenery, crystal clear water, blue skies, monasteries, bamboo house, and majestic Brahmaputra River. Majuli is the world’s largest freshwater river island. The beautiful island is located at the center of the magnificent Brahmaputra River. The place is free from the hustle and bustle and is perfect to enjoy the scenic view. Majuli is very popular for the Neo-Vaishnavism monasteries.

Majuli – A Heaven On Earth

Majuli is the dream destination for all the nature lovers, if you love rain, freshwater, breathtaking views, then Majuli is the perfect place during the monsoon. Majuli is a popular destination to explore Assamese culture, art, music, and religion, a perfect choice for offbeat tourists all across the globe. All the houses on this island are made of bamboo and are elevated. This is mainly to protect themselves from floods.

8 Exciting Things to Do at Majuli

1. Take shelter in the Bamboo Homestay
Exciting things to do at Majuli

 

If you want to create memories in Majuli, you must take a bamboo made accommodation, it offers total comfort during the entire stay and you surely will have a wonderful experience to cherish forever. The best part about a bamboo homestay is, you get to eat yummy home cooked meals and can relish authentic Mising delicacies.

2. Visit the divine Dakhinpat Satra

Dakhinpat Satra is located in Kamalabari, a peaceful place to worship and offer prayers. The neo-Vaishnavite Satra conducts Ras Mahotsav every year with great enthusiasm.

3. Listen to Peaceful Bhajan

Either during morning or evening, experience the beautiful sound of bhajans in monasteries where monks play different instruments and recite mantras. The place is flooded with local community folks, they usually spend hours enjoying the soothing music and join them. Before starting, collect all the information regarding the timings so that you can enjoy the delightful scene to the fullest.

4. Cycle and explore the beautiful alley of Garmur

Exciting things to do at Majuli

Take a cycle ride, explore the beautiful alleys of Garmur and the magnificent river. If you are lucky, you can even meet the locals of Mising tribe. They are very warm and loving people who would be more than happy to host you and narrate beautiful tales.

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5. Gobble up the local delicacy

If you are a foodie, Majuli will offer your simple, appetizing and delicious food. The place has nice food joints and restaurant where you can satisfy your taste buds with a different variety of rice, Tenga, Pitha, Komal Saul etc. The food is soulful and the hospitality is amazing.

6. Take a joyful ferry ride

beautiful view of Brahmaputra River at Majuli

If you are traveling by car or jeep, you still can carry your car on the ferry. The ferry offers 40-50 minutes for a joyride on water. You get to see a beautiful view of Brahmaputra River. Enjoy the cool breeze and scenic view. All the ferries have options for snacks, safety, and washrooms.

7. Picnic at Tengapania

Tengapania is a spectacular picnic spot, which is located at the bank of Brahmaputra River, the entire view is spellbinding you can witness the beauty of Dhakuakhana, Machkhoa, and Disangmukh here.

 

8. Explore art and culture at Kamalabari Satra

Explore art and culture at Kamalabari Satra

Kamalabari Satra is another famous place which offers a beautiful view of the river island. If you are an art lover, you will love this place. The place is surrounded with lush greenery and allows you to explore art, culture and literature.

If you love to explore offbeat and unique places, Majuli is your dream destination. Spend 2-3 days on this beautiful island, fall in love with nature, and explore the art culture and yummy food.

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16 thoughts on “Majuli – A Heaven On Earth

  • September 16, 2018 at 6:25 am
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    For me, Bamboo house is something that I will look forward to!

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  • September 16, 2018 at 7:09 am
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    Wow.. haven’t heard of this place but your description along with the lovely photographs tempts me to find out more about this place. I have never been to the 7 sister states. Maybe I can visit Majuli when I am finally visiting these places.

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  • September 16, 2018 at 4:07 pm
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    It was great to discover a new place through your post. I haven’t explored this part of India and your pictures and descriptions are enticing enough.

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  • September 20, 2018 at 3:41 pm
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    I haven’t heard of this place before. It truly does look very beautiful and filled with greenery everywhere.

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  • September 20, 2018 at 4:33 pm
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    It is really nice to know about this place Majuli. I loved the name. This place looks like so close to nature and the pictures look mesmerizing. Some places are in the lap of mother nature

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  • September 20, 2018 at 8:41 pm
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    A vacation on the largest freshwater island in the world seems fascinating! This is such a well written post I can totally imagine myself enjoying the stay at a bamboo homestay followed by a picnic at Tengapania.

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  • September 21, 2018 at 9:36 am
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    Bamboo is probably my most favourite material on earth and living in a bamboo house would mean a dream come true! The place is so green and beautiful!

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  • September 21, 2018 at 1:21 pm
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    This place looks so rustic and pure. I will love to travel in that colorful ferry.

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  • September 21, 2018 at 1:33 pm
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    The place is looking so greenery. Bamboo house is the thing I am looking forward to. Amazing.

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  • September 21, 2018 at 1:41 pm
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    Majuli is the hub of Assamese neo-Vaishnavite culture.. I will definitely plan to visit the place as i am a great nature lover..

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  • September 21, 2018 at 2:27 pm
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    What a lovely place this is, so green and soothing. A bamboo house must be an awesome experience, Away from the chaos of city this is a place to be.

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  • September 21, 2018 at 2:33 pm
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    Hey, beautiful place. The bamboo house, the backwaters everything makes it so appealing. Where exactly is this?

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  • September 21, 2018 at 3:32 pm
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    This place looks so serene. I really like the bamboo cottage. I am so tempted to plan a vacation to this place soon.

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  • September 21, 2018 at 4:01 pm
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    This looks like a great place to visit and stay peaceful for wonderful vacation

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  • September 21, 2018 at 5:01 pm
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    I so want to visit Majuli hopefully next year. Thanks for this article I will refer it when I am going on this trip. The island looks so serene!

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