Rongali Bihu, Guwahati, India
Rongali Bihu or Bohag Bihu marks the agricultural New Year of Assam. Assam is the North Eastern State of India. People celebrate this festival with great excitement. Most of all because it marks the arrival of spring and the agricultural season. Rongali Bihu normally starts from the 13th day of April. People welcome spring season and pray for a generous and rich harvest. The region of Assam is heterogeneous. And this festival unites people of all faiths and creed. They celebrate Bohag Bihu with traditional songs and group folk dances.
During seven days of Rongali Bihu, a mood of festivity spreads throughout Assam. On the first day, people celebrate ‘Goru Bihu’. This day is dedicated to cattle and livestock. The rest of week celebrations of Bohag Bihu are known as ‘Manuh Bihu’. During this festive period, Assamese people wear new and colorful clothes. Also, they visit their neighbors, friends, and relatives, greet each other and share sweets. A lot of people also organize big feasts at home. Furthermore, special traditional food of Bohag Bihu such as pitha, a cake, is an important attribute of this festival. Therefore, come join us and experience the celebration!
The State of Assam, North East India
Assam region is famous for its natural and cultural wonders. And also for its exceptionally delicious traditional food. Nature lovers enjoy spotting exotic birds, trekking through forests, exploring rivers and waterfalls. In addition, culture lovers visit holy temples, the land of black magic and explore Silk! ‘Muga’ (Golden) and the ‘Eri’ (Ahimsa) silks are indigenous to Assam. Interestingly, these silkworms survive only in the conditions of Assam.
Travel Package includes the following:
- Airport Transfers and Transportation during entire trip
- Accommodation during entire trip
- Breakfast and Dinner during entire trip
- Bonfire expenses
- Entrance to all National Parks/Wildlife Sanctuaries
- Safari/Guide charges at National Parks/Wildlife Sanctuaries
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