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Destinations

Getting to know Majuli – India’s Largest River Island

MAJULI ISLAND, ASSAM Located on the river Brahmaputra, Majuli is the largest fresh water island in India. 200 km from Guwahati it is accessible by ferries from Jorhat city which is about 20 km away. With a population of approximately 1.6 lacs Majuli is rich in ethnic culture and traditions.[…]

Festival

Stepping Back in Time, at the Pushkar festival

Rajasthan, the romantic desert state of India, hosts many colourful festivals throughout the year. Many of these festivals draw on the heritage of nomads, traders and magnificent Rajput warriors, to deliver a truly unique desert experience. Surely the most famous is the Pushkar Camel Fair held on the full moon[…]

Festival

Nehru Boat Race

The Nehru Boat Race, as the name suggests, is named after Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, the first Prime minister of independent India.  In 1952,  when he visited Kerala , Pandit Nehru was escorted by a pageantry of snake boats, called Chundan Vallams, on a boat trip from Kottayam to Alappuzha.[…]

River Cruise

Sauver Nigam Houseboat, Kerala

If you’re looking for a romantic getaway with a tropical flavour, a cruise on the beautiful Sauver Nigam down Kerala’s backwaters could be the trip you have been searching for. Kerala’s famous backwaters are the ideal place to relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of this tranquil part of[…]

Kaziranga National Park – India’s Hidden Gem

Assam, one of the north eastern Seven Sister states of India, is a fascinating land of tribal people and customs, unspoiled natural charms, and immaculate tea gardens. The huge Brahmaputra Valley is the lifeblood of the state, supply water, food and inspiration for the people of Assam. The fertile valley[…]

Festivals

6 Must Experience Kerala Festivals

Kerala embodying its pseudonym of God’s Own Country is home to several colourful festivals that are an inherent part of its rich cultural heritage. Spread out across the year the rejoicing and festivities continue for several days. Next time you’re thinking of heading towards Kerala, try and align your holidays[…]

River Cruise

A Cruise Down the Brahmaputra

Cruise down the Brahmaputra on the luxurious MV Mahabaahu. WHAT IS THE MAHABAAHU EXPERIENCE? THE BRAHMAPUTRA Cruising the Brahmaputra, one of the great rivers of the world, on the truly luxurious MV Mahabaahu is surely one of life’s great pleasures. The Brahmaputra River originates in Tibet, where it is known[…]