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.

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Day 1

 Day 1: We greet you at Guwahati Airport and accompany you to Lokhra homestay. In the afternoon, we visit the famous Basistha temple. Later in the evening, we go to spot birds at nearby Dipor Bil Wildlife Sanctuary. Before it gets dark in the evening, we visit the holy Balaji Temple. At night, back at the homestay, bonfire and traditional Bodo dinner await you.
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Day 2

We wake up early and travel to Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary for a Jeep Safari to spot Assam’s one-horned Rhinoceros. It is an endangered rhino breed indigenous to Assam. Later we travel to Mayong, which is the famous land of black magic in India. Don’t be scared, black magic is no longer practiced. However, Mayong museum provides an opportunity to see the relics of it. On the way back to the homestay, we stop by Burha Mayong to visit the longest Stone inscription in Asia (3.85 meters).
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Day 3

We wake up early to go to Chandubi Eco Camp, where we will have breakfast. After breakfast, we indulge in boat riding, bird watching, trekking and visit Joramukhuria forest village and waterfalls. After lunch at Chandubi Eco Camp, we visit the North East Crafts museum and showroom of Handicrafts and Handlooms.
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Day 4

Festival day! Early morning, we visit the Kamakhya Temple. After breakfast, we go Guwahati city to enjoy the festivities of Rongali Bihu. In the evening, we visit the Srimanta Sankardev Kalakhetra to experience the glorious culture of the Assamese people.
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Day 5

We go to Suwalkuchi, which is also called ‘The Manchester of the East’. In this Silk town of Assam, we visit the Silk Museum and explore a variety of traditional silks. Later, we travel to Hojo, the holy land of Hindus, Muslims, and Buddhists and visit the Poa Mecca shrine. In the evening, we enjoy a lovely dinner aboard a river cruise on the mighty Brahmaputra River. 
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Day 6

After breakfast, we bring you to Guwahati Airport for your onward destination. Bid Adieu and your trip with us ends.

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

Further customization is possible, please contact us.

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