Cruise down the Brahmaputra on the luxurious MV Mahabaahu.
ABOUT THE MV MAHABAAHU
With only 23 aesthetically designed spacious cabins and suites, and five decks, you can be assured of never feeling crowded. There is always somewhere for a moment of quiet contemplation.
Each accommodation is equipped with air conditioning, attached bathrooms, flat screen TV with satellite connection, mini bar, telephone and electronic safe.
On cruising days, you can delight in sunbathing on the Donyi Deck, taking a dip in the rooftop swimming pool, and just watching the world float by. You should keep your binoculars handy to glimpse the rare freshwater Gangetic dolphins as well as other plentiful wildlife. Enjoy a sunset cocktail on deck, and watch as the sun sets slowly across the jungles and river.
Just imagine evenings under the stars of the Indian sky, the Assamese jungle and the river flowing past, the mighty Himalaya close by, and then retiring after a sumptuous meal and conversations with new friends to your luxurious cabin for a wonderful peaceful sleep.
You will cruise through a natural history paradise, where there are over 850 bird species, fresh water dolphins, and plentiful elephants, wild buffalo, tigers and the endangered single horned rhino in the national parks. Escorted shore excursions to tea estates and national parks, evening talks about some of the unique features and cultures of Assam, and cultural performances will truly showcase this pearl of India, all the while ensuring your comfort and enjoyment aboard the MV Mahabaahu.
Shore visits are conducted via two tenders, escorted by our Excursion Officer to ensure your safety and enjoyment.
All our cruising is done between 6.00am and 5.00pm to ensure safe passage and comfortable nights on board.
As it happened recently, it is even possible to possible to spot tigers in the wild from the deck of the boat. Now if that isn’t an adventurous cruise, then what is?
MV MAHABAAHU The fine dining on board offers you lavish local Assamese dishes, Indian and Continental cuisine prepared fresh by our chefs onboard. Fine wines, beers and spirits are available in the bar and with meals, as well as plentiful tea and coffee in our lounge. Meet your fellow passengers and enjoy a drink and conversation as our experienced crew pilot you through this wondrous scenery.
Our chef holds cooking classes, where you can learn how to prepare local dishes and delicacies, which you can then enjoy with a cup of tea.
For those times when you want to relax and reflect, the lower deck has a jacuzzi, sauna, and steam room, as well as massage from our certified masseurs.
You’ll always look your best after a visit to our salon and hair spa, ready for another night of convivial companionship and fascinating entertainments on board.
If you prefer to settle in a comfortable chair with a book, the onboard library has books catering to many interest and you are sure to find something to whet your appetite. Perhaps you will find a four for one of our board games too!
Morning yoga is the perfect way to greet the day, pay homage to nature and uplift your senses. If you have never tried yoga, the Brahmaputra is an ideal place to start.
Visiting unspoiled places, experiencing tribal cultures, encountering rare and wonderful wildlife, all from the luxury of the magnificent MV Mahabaahu, is an experience you deserve.