2 Nights Downstream Cruise
MV Mahabaahu, Brahmaputra River
Silghat – Guwahati
Our upstream journey starts from Assam’s most bustling city of Guwahati and then slowly proceeds to take in the popular highlights. Our first stop is the Kamakhya Temple – a beautiful way to start our journey as we immerse ourselves in Assam’s ancient traditions. We then set sail for the adventure of a lifetime involving nature, wildlife, culture and so much more.
Fare Starting 1,300$ per cabin
DAY 1 (FRIDAY):
Arrive Silghat / MV Mahabaahu
On arrival at Silghat, we are welcomed on board the M.V. Mahabaahu.
Evening we get together for the traditional Assamese theme dinner.
Overnight on board M.V. Mahabaahu (L, D)
DAY 2 (SATURDAY):
A Village Visit / Full Day Sail / Peacock Island
We catch up on Yoga on an island or on the deck for an hour and move on to breakfast while MV Mahabaahu lifts anchor and heads on towards an island that is occupied predominantly by a 1angle speaking Muslim community who are involved in extensive farming. After breakfast we enjoy a talk on ‘Kamakhya and the Occult and Peacock Island and then proceed for a visit to get an insight on village life
We return to the ship for lunch and sail towards the Peacock Island that is home to some Golden Langurs.
After the Peacock island visit, we sail towards Pandu Port and anchor at a jetty. We get ready for the Farewell Dinner ‘AlvidaBhoj’ and enjoy a relaxed evening.
Overnight on board M.V. Mahabaahu (B, L, D)
DAY 3 (SUNDAY):
Guwahati / Kamakhya Temple Visit / Departure
We have a relaxed breakfast.
The crew on board organises our transport and with packed lunch we drive to the Kamakhya Temple. This Temple is devoted to the eternal feminine; the goddess of desire whose name is Kama Khya, granter of desires.
We arrive at the International airport with packed lunch in Guwahati and bid farewell to the land of Kamakhya
(B, packed L)
End of 2 nights 3 days Downstream Cruise on M.V.Mahabaahu on the Brahmaputra River in Assam, India
All Entrance Fees
English speaking Naturalist / Destination Manager
Assisted Departure transfer
Land transport by Air-Conditioned Vehicles
1 Glass of Domestic wine/beer with Farewell and Welcome dinners
Bottled water as required
My wife and I have done several small river boat cruises in Asia and the cruise down the Brahmaputra on the MV Maahabahu. Overall this was probably the best small boat cruise we have been on.
Below are some of the awards won by us.