Interesting Fact – Majuli-Asia’s Largest River Island

Majuli, located in Assam is the Asia’s Largest River Island.

The river island of Majuli is located in the upper reaches of the river Brahmaputra. This spectacular place is sure to make you feel as if you are on a different world altogether.

Apart from this, Majuli is also regarded as the centre for Assamese culture. The Satras here were formed by the followers of Sankaradeva, where Assamese music, dance, and dance drama are being performed since ages. Bhaona and Borgeet are a few of these forms, which are being performed in these Satras with dedication, with the help of Gurus. The traditional masks and attire used in these plays is one of the main highlights

How to reach: Located 200 km from Guwahati, you can take a ferry ride to Majuli from Jorhat. You could even hire a private motorized boat.

Main Attractions: The scenic views as well as the place’s cultural heritage

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