Brahmaputra Beach Festival
Brahmaputra beach festival takes place every year. It is celebrated at the end of Harvest season in Assam is marked by the local festival called Magh Bihu. Firstly, local youth use bamboo, leaves and straw to build Meji huts. In these huts they eat their feast food. Next morning, they burn the huts and the festival begins! People celebrate by playing games such as tekeli bhonga (pot breaking). And also, dining around a bonfire. They also prepare traditional sweets such as rice cakes and coconut sweets.
To mark the occasion of Magh Bihu Festival, local Assamese organizations initiated the Brahmaputra Beach Festival! It is organized on the banks of Brahmaputra River. And this attracts all sport enthusiasts from across the North East Indian Region. The festival lets one to experience the atmosphere of Magh Bihu festival with its many special attractions. Chefs of traditional Assamese cuisine feed the hungry while tribal dancers entertain the culture lovers. Many small shops setup on the banks of Brahmaputra offer locally made products. Moreover, sport fans can join one of various sporting events. One can choose among beach cricket, water rafting, kayaking, ballooning and many more! Those looking for something more unusual can witness traditional games like elephant races or egg breaking. And little ones can enjoy kite flying. Come and experience this lively festival!
State of Assam, North East India
The Festival takes place in Guwahati, the largest city of Assam in North-East India. This region is also famous for its natural and cultural wonders. Nature lovers enjoy spotting exotic birds, trekking through forests, exploring rivers and waterfalls. Culture lovers visit holy temples, the land of black magic and… Silk! ‘Muga’ (Golden) and the ‘Eri’ (Ahimsa) silk are indigenous to Assam. And the silk worms survive only in weather conditions of Assam. Finally, as every region in India, Assam is famous for its exceptionally delicious traditional food.
Tour operator: Jungle Ideas, India
Travel package includes the following:
- Airport Transfers and Transportation during the entire journey
- Accommodation for the entire stay
- Breakfast and Dinner during the entire stay
- Bonfire expenses
- Entrance to all National Parks/Wildlife Sanctuaries
- Safari/Guide charges at the National Parks/Wildlife Sanctuaries