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Thekkady - God is the most beautiful, and beauty is the expression of God.

  Thekkady Thekkady a perfect destination for all type of travelers in south India. If you are a nature lover and are looking for a place to cool yourself off of the hustle and bustle of day to day life, Thekkady would be a great choice for you.  Look forward to days of relaxation, gorgeous views, spice plantations, and a lot of thrill and adventure to your Kerala trip with Thekkady on your travel route. With its breathtaking beauty, cozy climate, and diverse wildlife, greenery, beautiful land the place would calm your mind and purify your being. The evergreen and semi-evergreen forest which is bordered by the Western Ghats offers so many places to visit in Thekkady with varied terrain and diverse vegetation. The soothing effect that these places can bring is unparalleled. Hence it is considered one of the best tourist locations in Kerala.  Information About Thekkady Thekkady is also called Periyar and sometimes known as Kumily too. Kumily is the place where we normally stay and Thekka

Majuli - Hotbed of Ancient Assamese Culture

Majuli Island - Assam
Majuli is a largest freshwater island in the world. Its located in one of the seven sister's home in Northeast of Assam India. One of the mighty Brahmaputra River lifeline of Assamese & Northeastern people lies in Assam. Majuli island is a nature friendly destination. I would like to suggest you one important point, if you are ever go to Majuli, do not go ass a tourist because there is nothing delightful for you there. But if you go there as a traveler and if you allow yourself to completely drown in this place, then you will see many good things here, which is really worthy for praise like here local traditional culture, local life which is eye contacting, tribes, cultural performances of one of the famous dance form in India Bihu which is celebrating near by the Island, bamboo houses on the island, local Assamese cuisine, typical food, fish angling with local community, Assamese bamboo craft which is so much unique you can not stop yourself to purchase it as a souvenir.
  

Satras of Majuli Island - Assam 
Satras is a local community which is unique in the world. Satras are the most significant of Neo Vaishnavite  culture. Majuli island is home of numerous medieval Monasteries, where Monks young & old learn Neo Vaishnavite philosophy. There are approx 65 communities of Satras, which you can finds in Majuli Island. Satras are responsible to preserve their culture, history, art, dance, drama & literature etc. Satras are very popular artist in the world, but Satras is well know for Mask making. They are very good artist of Mask making specially related to Hindu God & Goddess. Most of the Hindu Temples in India used to Mask by hand design of Satras. As of now there are only 35 Satras are functioning in Majuli Island, every one is responsible and famous for their arts. If you are going to visit Majuli, try to spent few hours with Satras, witness of live performance of Vaishnavite culture, which is something unique experience during your journey.  


Majuli - A Traditional Home of Tribes such as Mishings, Deoris & Kacharis
Mishing Tribe: This tribe is one of the most colorful tribe of Assam with their unique style of living. The people of this tribe originally residents of Arunachal Pradesh, who settled near by Majuli Island a long time back. Earlier these tribe was doing farming business, but present they are not doing farming business because their fields have been destroyed in flood.  After loosing their business they adopted handloom business, at present they are good artist of handloom industries. 

Deoris Tribe:
Something different from others Deoris Tribe is one of the ethnic tribe of Assam. They are doing every rituals by own study like they have their own local language, they worshiped God & Goddess in different style like singing hymns & ritual songs. Deoris Tribe is one of the well civilized tribe of Assam. They made their own Temples. It is said that Deoris Tribe are the children of the Sun & the Moon. This tribe is very much respected among the other tribes as priests & worshipers. 

Kacharis Tribe:
This community was engaged in the collection of gold in old time. The Mongoloids entered in Assam after the Austric people. The Bodo Tribes came from the Mongoloids and settled in the Brahmaputra Valley early. Kacharis also known as Bodos, were once very powerful. It is believed that one time they ruled the whole of Assam.
 
Accommodation in Majuli Island - Assam
Different types of accommodation available here. Every price category start from basis facility Home stay, Bamboo cottages which is available around only INR 1000 Per Room Per Night up to upper category accommodation. I would like to suggest you stay at bamboo hut, which is unique experience near by Majuli island.  

Romantic Experience Sunset & Dinner Cruise at Brahmaputra River
It is really a wonderful & romantic experience of Cruise. Witness to see sunset a sip of drink wow, what a moment. Its 01 hour Cruise, with delicious food on very nominal price as comparison to amazing experience. Once you board in the cruise you will forget that you are in Assam. The Cruise at might Brahmaputra River make feel that you are in midst of the sea not a river. 

Cruise Timing
Sunset Cruise: 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM 
Sundown Cruise: 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM 
Dinner Cruise: 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM 
They are charging Sunset & Sundown Cruise for Upper Deck INR 500 PP & Lower Deck INR 400 PP

About Dinner Cruise 
02 Hour dinner Cruise something different experience, take a beautiful river scenery with delicious meal. Live performance of folk dance Bihu & music take away a lasting memory of romantic night of your journey. On arrival they serve welcome drink Non alcoholic & 03 course meal buffet dinner on lower deck which is fully Air-Conditioned. You have to reach 30 minute prior to enjoy this beautiful evening. You can book Cruise through any local travel agent or you can do yourself by online. 
Price around INR 1500 PP  


Route Plan to Reach Majuli Island
There are 02 way to reach Majuli Island, if you are going to travel from Delhi then better take direct flight to Jorhat, from Jorhat you have to reach Nimatighat "Nimatighat" is the point from where you will catch ferry to reach Majuli Island. Jorhat to Nimatighat distance is approx 18 Km by road. When you arrive Nimatighat then take ferry ticket its only approx INR 30 PP. There are many Ferries but crowded because its lifeline of local people, in that ferry people also will carry their vehicle like bike, car etc. Once you board the ferry then you have cross mighty Brahmaputra River. Ferry takes approx 01 hour to reach next point name 'Kamalabari" which is Majuli side. 
There are many mode of transport from Kamalabari to Majuli island like Auto & Bus, they are waiting for ferry passengers. They charge around INR 25 PP to reach different parts of Majuli Island.  

If you want to travel from Guwahati because Guwahati have also international airport which is connect to many countries like Bhutan, Thailand, Singapore etc. From Guwahati you have to drive to Jorhat (300 Km / 07 Hrs. drive) from Jorhat you have to follow same route which i suggest you i first paragraph. Delhi - Guwahati is also well connected by Railway. 

Best Time to Visit Majuli Island 
During winter & spring season, October to April offers a pleasant and moderate climate. 

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