State : Assam, in the north east of India.
Time : 21st - 24th November.
Venue : On the bank of river Luit which is located in a backdrop of immense scenic beauty. This is only 1.5 km of distance from the Garamur, i.e. sub divisional head quarter of Majuli.
Majuli Tourism Festival
The Majuli Tourism Festival Tour of Assam offers you a lot of scopes to make you a part of this festival. Special events are being organised during the festivals days round the clock. Cultural programmes takes place with the participation of various traditional and classical cultural troupes of Assam and troupes from rest of the country, in addition to rich cultural heritage of Majuli.
Exhibition are also organised with the presentation of various Assamese items, specially designed and prepared by expert artists displaying traditional glory of Majuli too. Assamese and tribal dishes of Majuli are also available and food festival is also organised during this period.
The Majuli Festival Offers You
During the Majuli festival, a grand exhibition cum sale fair is organised, where every authentic traditional items, including tribal garment and handicrafts, traditional pottery items, valuable items made of bamboo and cane are being displayed for sale. You can also enjoy the visit to Majuli through bringing the souvenirs of the festival to home, buying different products from this fair. The accumulation and assimilation of all ethnic bodies under the same sky, holding their traditional cultural entities is a very noticeable aspect, that easily captivates the visitors to this island.
With the glorious past of 500 years of Satriya living cultural tradition, the rich and colourful tribal cultural elements and the natural beauty with a unique collection of flora and fauna; Majuli has the charisma to offer the tourists unfolding itself as paradise on the earth. You can also come across extinct species of various migratory birds in Majuli Assam, which creates a lovely environment of bird sanctuary.
Majuli in Assam has its environment still protected from pollution in all climatic conditions, making it an ideal destination for health tourism. Majuli
Airport : The closest airport is also at Jorhat. There are daily flights to Jorhat from Guwahati, and four flights a week from Kolkata.
Railhead : The nearest train station is at Jorhat.
Road Transport : Jorhat is connected by road to Guwahati. ASTC and private-run buses leave early in the morning and in the evening. From Jorhat it is only 14 km to Neamati Ghat. You can take a bus or an auto.
Water way : Plane, train, car or bus, to actually get to Majuli you have to take a boat ride. There are regular government ferry services to Majuli every morning and afternoon from Neamati Ghat. Motorised private boats also carry passengers across.
Majuli can be reached by three main routes Jorhat Nimatighat from Jorhat. Dhokuakhana from Dhemaji and Luit-Khabolughat from North Lakhimpur. Besides these, there are many ghats with single machine boat from both banks of the Brahmaputra.
Staying at Majuli
Efforts are being made for setting up a temporary, but attractive tourist village with an authentic, traditional architecture at a suitable location on river side to accommodate visitors during the festival.