Get a glimpse of heaven on earth - the Northeast of India. The Brahmaputra Experience is an enchanting journey sure to leave you mesmerised, as you drive your Land Rover through evergreen forests, taste traditional foods and experience the vibrant local cultures. Venture on a safari while you visit one of the three ranges of the famous Kaziranga National Park. And explore Majuli - the world’s largest river island. All with the trusted assurance of your Land Rover.
Once you arrive in Dibrugarh and check in at the Mancotta Heritage Chang Bungalow, feel free to spend your day at leisure, sipping some Assamese tea at the tea city of India. Meet your fellow explorers in the evening over a pre-drive briefing, followed by dinner.
Breakfast, and then a 160 km drive through the lush green tea estates at Chabua, Tinsukia, Digboi, Margherita. We pass by the zero point of the historic Stilwell Road at Ledo before crossing into Arunachal Pradesh and reaching Miao to check in to the traditional elevated bamboo cottages at the Namdapha Jungle Camp. Post some afternoon fun off-roading in and around the adjoining river, we return to the camp for some rest and dinner.
We begin a stimulating day of the journey that will take us on a drive via off-road trails, to get into the heart of Namdapha National Park, a dense biodiversity evergreen rainforest hotspot in the Eastern Himalayas. Spend the day at leisure trekking around the river bed. We return to our bamboo cottages at Miao for a traditional Arunachal Pradesh dinner.
An early morning start for a 300 km drive that will take us across the mighty Brahmaputra on the 4.94 km Bogibeel bridge, India’s longest rail cum road bridge, to reach Majuli; listed as the world’s largest river island in the Guinness Book of World Records. We continue driving on the island, on off-road tracks and metalled roads, passing picturesque Assamese villages to finally check in to Deka Sang, your traditional-styled resort. Relax at the resort or visit one of the several satras or monasteries at Majuli, established under the medieval-age monotheist form of Hinduism known as Vaishnavism.
Breakfast and then its time for a 120 km trip to first catch a ferry back across to the South bank of the Brahmaputra and then drive to Jorhat and beyond to Kaziranga. We check in at Iora, the Retreat, Kaziranga. Spend the afternoon on a safari, as we visit one of the three ranges of the Kaziranga National Park. Spread across the floodplains of the Brahmaputra River; its forests, wetlands and grasslands are home to tigers, elephants and the world’s largest population of Indian one-horned rhinoceroses. Return to the hotel, unwind and then indulge your senses in a traditional Assamese dinner.
We wake up early, and head out to the central range of the Kaziranga National Park, for another morning safari. After a quick stopover at the hotel we begin our 200 km drive back to Guwahati. On arrival we check in to the Vivanta by Taj. The last night of the journey will allow for an evening of memorialising, as you reflect on your time in these awe-inspiring parts of our country. We bid you adieu; in the knowledge that we will meet again on another magnificent Journey of adventure.
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