DAY 01: ARRIVE AT GUWAHATI / JORHAT
Arrive Jorhat Airport / Railway Station ……..your gateway to the beautiful North East!!!! Our local office representative shall meet & greet you @ airport On Arrival check in to the hotel.
DAY 02 : JORHAT - HOOLONGAPAR GIBBON SANCTUARY - JORHAT
Post Breakfast visit Hoolongapar Gibbon park Named after the only Ape (Hoolock Gibbon) found in India, Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary is a small Sanctuary of 20.98 sq. kms. inJorhat district of Assam. Later visitTea research center in Jorhat. Evening free for leisure & Personal activity.Overnight stay at Jorhat. Highlight: - Jeep Safari at Hoolock Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary
DAY 03: JORHAT
Morning after breakfast full day free for leisure & personal activity. OR Visit Jorhat City’s historical places like Chandrakanta Handique bhavan, Namghar, Tea Garden & tea Reseach center later come back to hotel. Overnight stay at Jorhat Overnight stay at Jorhat
DAY 04 : JORHAT TO MAJULI ISLAND
Morning after breakfast depart for Majuli Island. Majuli Island: The largest inhabitant river line island in the world Majuli has been the hub of Assamese neo-vaishnavite culture and it is the cultural capital and the cradle of Assamese civilization for the past 500 years, by the revered Assamese saint Srimanta Sankardeva and his disciple Madhavdeva. The first vaishnavite monastery was at Belaguri in west Majuli. After that 65 Monasteries (SATRAS) were set up. Today only 22 of the original 65 are survived. The main tribe of Majuli is Mishing. They comprise of about 47% of the population of Majuli. The term Mishing is also made up of two words- 'mi' means people and 'yassing' means fine, and that's why they call themselves fine people. Other comprises Chutias, Deoris, Sonowal Kacharies, Koches, Naths, Kaivarttas, Mattaks, Ahoms, Kalitas, Brahmins etc. Arrive and check in at traditionally built bamboo hut. Later explore the traditional roots of Assamese society by visiting the vaishnavite monasteries of Majuli. Overnight at MAJULI Highlight: - Vaishnavite Satras (SATRAS are charged additionally & Need to be Pre-Booked)
DAY 05: MAJULI - MISHYING VILLAGE – MAJULI
Morning after breakfast, today we will explore the rest of the important sites of Majuli covering Auniati Satra (Founded by Niranjan Pathakdeva, the satra is famous for the "Paalnaam" (Monastery Prayer) and Apsara Dances (Dance of the Angels) and also its extensive assortment of ancient Assamese artefacts, utensils, jewellery and handicrafts) and Natun Samaguri Satra (Shamaguri Satra is a unique feature of Vaishnavism in Assam. Shamaguri is not only a hub of art, cultural and classical studies but is also famous for its unique art of mask making). Afternoon we will take you to Salmara Village to show the Art of Pottery Making (Pottery in Majuli is probably the single most important heritage of all. The potter’s wheel has not found its way till date. Pots are made with hand from beaten clay and burnt in driftwood fired kilns. Archeologists opine this to be a missing link between Mohenjo-Daro & Harappan civilization). The day would come to an end with a visit to Dhapak Village of the Mishying Tribes (Mishyings are a plains tribe who prefer to have their settlements next to the Brahmaputra River. They are of the Arunachal hill tribe origin especially of the Adi tribes of the Abor hills of Arunachal Pradesh. Later Back to the resort. Overnight Stay at Majuli. Highlight: - MISHING Tribes (Cultural Dance is charged additionally & Need to be Pre-Booked)
DAY 06: JORHAT / GUWAHATI DEPARTURE
After breakfast transfer to airport / railway station for onward destination.