The largest river island in the world awaits. Get ready to be steeped into its myriad of rich traditions, ancient culture and artistic rituals.
Majuli Island declared by the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest river island of the world is home to a pacifist Neo-Vaishwanite culture with 22 monasteries on the island. The boy monks of the monasteries live the life of renunciation and in prayers to Lord Vishnu in the Hindu Trinity of Gods. Their simple life of religious devotion is a wonderful cultural experience and to see their vibrant dances with the beating of drums and cymbals inside their temples, a really deeply moving experience. Due to the culture of pacifism, the island is home to many species of both migrant and resident birds including storks of many varieties.