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, Assam

(Majuli is also known as Majoli)
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State: Assam
District: Jorhat
Famous for/as: Scenic
Languages: Assamese, Bengali, Hindi
Best Season: Throughout the year
Weather: Summer 25 to 30°C, Winter 10 to 24°C
Altitude: 85 m
Pincode: 785104
STD code: 03775
Majuli is an island that is located in the state of Assam and it is situated in the River Brahmaputra. It is considered as one of the largest fresh water islands in South East Asia and also one of the biggest river islands in the world. One can see many wetlands all over the island and the place is generally lush green and pristine. One can witness the neo-Vaishanvite culture in the island of Majuli. The inhabitants of the villages in Majuli are generally tribals and they have their own cultures and traditions that are unique and interesting. One can witness many festivals in the place and they are colorful and vibrant.

One can opt for boat rides from any of the villages as the villagers are expert navigators. Small catamarans and canoes are available and can be hired from the villagers. The main festival in the town of Majuli is called Raas and witnessing this will be an interesting spectacle. The villagers of the town also make pottery and these can be bought as souvenirs. Face masks are also made in the town, especially during the festive period and these are interesting objects to purchase as well. The surrounding forests are home to many migratory birds.
To visit and experience Assam hassle-free, view Assam tour packages.

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