The best time to visit Assam is during the dry season, which normally runs from November to April; of these times, September and October are particularly pleasant, being dry and cool.
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Guwahati War Cemetery
The Guwahati War Cemetery features over 500 graves honoring those who fought and died in World War II. There are soldiers here from South Africa, New Zealand, India, the British Empire, China, Canada and even Japan.
Jokai Botanical Garden
Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere at Jokai Botanical Garden, the only natural botanical garden in all of northeast India.
Kaziranga National Park
Measuring about 154 square miles, or 400 square kilometers, Kaziranga National Park spans fertile valleys and grasslands. Bordered on two sides by the mighty Brahmaputra River, Kaziranga is also home to a staggering breadth of plant and wildlife, among them the Asian one-horned rhinoceros, as well as the Asian elephant and Bengal tiger (the latter is quite rare).
Given its biodiversity, Kaziranga is an excellent safari destination; the best time to visit is during the park’s brief, dry and mild winter, which runs from November to February.
As tea is one of Assam’s claims to fame, visit a tea plantation and sip various brews in a lovely tea garden. The tea in Assam is grown near sea level, which gives it an earthy flavor and malty sweetness when compared to highland teas such as the famous Darjeeling.
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Andaman & Nicobar Islands
- Andaman And Nicobar Islands
- Arunachal Pradesh
- Bandhavgarh National Park
- Kanha National Park
- Nagarhole & Bandipur
- New Delhi
- Panna National Park
- Pench National Park
- Satpura National Park
Guests aboard the MV Mahabaahu will be treated to an unforgettable journey on the beautiful Brahmaputra River, under the shadows of the Himalayan Mountains and surrounded by abundant wildlife. Whether for three, five or seven nights, down or upstream, the stunning countryside of Northeastern India and its tribal cultures is sure to captivate. Guests can choose from a range of cabin configurations to suit their requirements, all fitted with the creature comforts necessary to truly relax. Indian and continental cuisine is available in the ship’s elegantly-appointed restaurant and the weather can be enjoyed on the sundeck, or in the cooling outdoor pool. Fully-supervised excursions allow guests to further explore the region, guided by experienced Senior Officers. Guests in search of a little relaxation can browse the well-stocked library, enjoy a range of board games or truly unwind in the ship’s health spa with a range of indulgent treatments.
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