Guwahati, Sualkuchi, Majuli, Sibsagar, Tezpur, Bordua

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Day - 1 : Guwahati Sightseeing

Upon arrival our representative will be pick you up from Guwahati Airport/Railway Station & transfer you to hotel. In the evening free for leisure or if you want you can visit for local city tour include Balaji Temple, Baisistha Ashram, Nabagraha Temple etc. Overnight stay at Guwahati

Day - 2 : Guwahati - Tezpur

Today after breakfast check out from hotel you will be visit to Goddess Maa Kamakhya Devi Temple. Situated on the Nilachal Hill in western part of Guwahati city it is the main temple in a complex of individual temples dedicated to the ten Mahavidyas: Kali, Tara, Sodashi, Bhuvaneshwari, Bhairavi, Chhinnamasta, Dhumavati, Bagalamukhi, Matangi and Kamala. It is an important pilgrimage destination for general Hindu and especially for Tantric worshipers. After that you will be visit to Umananda Temple after that transfer you to Tezpur which is known as "The City of Blood". Upon arrival check into a hotel. Overnight stay at Tezpur.

Day - 3 : Tezpur

Tezpur is located on the north bank of the Brahmaputra River in the district of Sonitpur, central Assam. The name Tezpur is derived from the Sanskrit words 'Teza' (meaning blood) and 'Pura' (meaning town or city). Legend has it that the original name of this place was 'Sonitpur' ("sonit" in Sanskrit also means blood!) but when the battle ( HARA - HARI ) between Krishna's army and Lord Shiva, his disciple Banasura's army fought for the rescue of Aniruddha (who was the grandson of Lord Krishna, according to legend) there was so much bloodshed that the whole place was stained in red. This led to the name of the place becoming Tezpur. The Shiva temples in and around Tezpur shows the love and devotions of King Baanasur for Lord Shiva. After breakfast you will be visit for full day sightseeing of Tezpur includes:-

Agnigarh: Agnigarh refers to fire fort or a residence amidst fire. Agnigarh, the big fortress on hilltop, was constructed to isolate King Bana’s daughter Usha, from Lord Krishna’s grandson Anirudha. As it was surrounded by fire on all sides, it was named Agnigarh. To reach the fortress, you need to climb the circular staircase. From the hilltop, you could have splendid views of Tezpur and the River Brahmaputra.

Mahabhairab Temple: It is located at a hillock on the northern part of Tezpur town, Assam. This temple is believed to have been established by king Bana in the pre-historical times. This Shiva temple was originally built of stone but the present one was renovated and built with concrete. During the Ahom rule, the kings especially of the Tungkhungiya dynasty donated large area of Devottar land to the Temple and pujaris and Paiks were appointed to look after the temple Shivaratri is celebrated in the temple with big festivity and people from all over the country visit it. The Shivratri mela (Carnival ) during the Shivratri week is very famous all over Assam.

Kamakshya Devalaya Temple : This temple is located in the south western part of Kalaigaon near the Lakhimpur Village. This religious site was founded before the 12th century AD and was considered to be of great value for the Koch and Ahom Rulers. The temple is beautifully constructed and has pleasing interiors. When you enter the temple premises you get to see a stone fetish which has 8 lotus petals beautifully adorning it. The temple attracts many devotees from different parts of the country who come to seek the blessings of the deity.

Da - Parbatia is the finest and oldest specimen of sculptural art in Assam and its carving is characteristic of the style of the Gupta school of Art. It dates back to 600 A.D. The figurines of goddesses Ganga and Yamuna on the Jambs of the door frame are enchanting. You can explore some Tea garden in an around Tezpur and taste some delicious flavored tea and also you can stay in some Exclusive Heritage Tea Bungalow, where guests can visit factory itself where the machinery and different processes involved in producing the finished leaf of both Orthodox and CTC (Crush, Tear and Curl) manufactured tea is explained. Tea processing is ongoing throughout the tea-plucking season (typically from May to October) and during this period the factory is fully operational. Guests then have the opportunity to visit the tasting room where they learn about (and sample for themselves) the range of flavours of the different grades of tea produced by the tea estate. After that back to hotel. Overnight stay at Tezpur.

Day - 4 : Tezpur - Majuli

Today after breakfast check out from hotel proceed to Majuli which is the one of biggest river Island in the World. You Have to Cross the Brahmaputa River by local Ferry to reach in Majuli You may see River Dolphin. Evening free for leisure Over Night stay at Majuli.

Day - 5 : Majuli

Today after breakfast visit for full day sightseeing of Majuli, in the midst of the mighty Brahmaputra, is the largest river island of the world. This fantastic river island is also the origin of Vishanavite culture in Assam and has over 65 Satras on the island. A visit to Majuli will help you discover forms of ethnic music and dance, the vibrant tribes of the region and give you a savor of its very own rural countryside.

‘Satras’ (monasteries in other words) are found in different corners across Assam. These centers were founded by the father of Assamese culture, Sankardeva, and are an integral part of Assam’s heritage. To indulge in Assam’s culture a little more, make sure you check out a few Satras before you leave. The most well known ones are the Dakhinpat Satra, Bengenaati Satra, Shamaguri Satra and the Garamurh Satra. The Masks: The masks of Majuli have a uniqueness. These are made of clay, bamboo, cloth etc. Despite the size of the masks these are quite light in weight. Masks are made on all the characters of the Mahabharata, Ramayana, and Puranas. Overnight stay at Majuli.

Day - 6 : Majuli - Sibsagar

Today after breakfast cross the river Brahmaputra by Ferry from Majuli to Nimatighat Ferry point after that proceed to Sibsagar it is around 60 Km from Nimatighat to Sibsagar. Upon arrival check into a hotel after taking some refreshment you will be visit to Sivadol in the evening. Shiva Temple is located on the shores of the Sibsagar Lake and was constructed in 1734. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Shivadol was built by Bar Raja Ambika, queen of Ahom King Swargadeo Siba Singha.Overnight stay at Sibsagar.

Day - 7 : Sibsagar

Today after breakfast visit for full day sightseeing of Sibsagar. It has a cluster of three majestic temples- the Shivadol, Devidol and Vishnudol. If you are visit in the winter months, make sure you visit the artificial lake at the centre of the town. Here you will witness a huge number of Siberian migratory ducks flocking the lake. The town of Sivasagar is most famous for the Rang Ghar, an oval shaped, two-storied pergola from where the Ahom kings were entertained with elephant fights and other activities. A distinctive feature of the monument is that the Ahom kings did not utilize cement but slim baked bricks of rice and eggs to build these monuments. After that back to hotel, overnight stay at Sibsagar.

Day - 8 : Sibsagar - Guwahati

Today after breakfast check out from hotel transfer you to Guwahati enroute you will be visit to Bordowa at Nagaon district which is a shrine, a centre of art and culture and is the birthplace of a great litterateur, artist, dramatist and founder of Vaishnav dharma in Assam. It is situated 18 km north-west from Nagaon district of Assam. The Bordowa Satra is founded by great saint Sankardeva after his return from his first pilgrimage in about 1494 A.D. He found the first Namghar or Kirtanghar at Bordowa and used that place to practice and preach the newly found faith in Puran and Bhagwat. He used to call the place as Thaan or Dham and Satra which was later called to be as such. After that proceed on the way to Guwahati. Upon arrival check into a hotel. Overnight stay at Guwahati.

Day - 9 : Guwahati - Sualkuchi

Today after breakfast you will be visit to Northern part of Guwahti where you will be visit to Suwalkuchi is a census town in Kamrup district in the Indian state of Assam. It is situated on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra, about 35 km from Guwahati, Sualkuchi is a block of Kamrup District. It has large number of cottage industryengaged in handloom, for which it is also known as the "Manchester of Assam". After that return back to Guwahati. In the evening you will be do river cruise on Mighty Brahmaputra river & visit to Umananda. Then you will be visit to biggest market of Guwahti to Fancy Bazaar where you can buy lots of local & other products. Overnight stay at Guwahati.

Day - 10 : Guwahati - Airport / Railway Station Drop

Today is your last day after breakfast check out from hotel our representative will drop you to nearest Airport/Railway station.

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