Location: Travelers seeking an alternative way to see the North and East of India will discover a whole new experience, exploring Assam via the holy Brahmaputra River.
Service: The boat’s knowledgeable staff are on hand to make the journey unforgettable, from the warm hospitality manager ready to welcome guests, to marine and environmental experts.
History: The cruise takes in ancient Buddhist monasteries and Hindu Gurukuls as well as the beautiful scenery, forests and rice paddies of the Assam area, certain to enchant all aboard.
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.
The suites and cabins on board the MV Mahabaahu are all designed to please aesthetically, with the choice of double or twin bed configuration and all the mod-cons, accommodation aboard is sure to make the journey a comfortable one.
At 280 square feet, these are the largest living spaces on board. Here guests can relax in sumptuous linens, enjoying the comforts of air conditioning and an en-suite bathroom, not to mention their own private balcony from which to gaze at the river views.
Between 110 and 205 square feet in size, these comfortable, spacious cabins benefit from light and breezes from their own balconies, as well as features including satellite television and a minibar.
This cosy cabin occupies 150 square feet and is decked out artfully with a sizeable bed as well as air conditioning, satellite television, a mini-bar and en-suite facilities.
This well-equipped cruiser combines relaxation with fun and amusement so that all guests can keep pleasantly occupied. There’s the uppermost sundeck or the outdoor swimming pool for soaking up the sun, not to mention the library, salon and spa for preservation of body and mind.
The well-stocked library is cosy with wood trim and warm, cushions; here guests can curl up with a good book or play a range of family-style board and card games.
On the first deck, guests can lie back on sun loungers or take an invigorating dip in the ship’s outdoor pool, perfect first thing in the morning or with the Indian sunset as a backdrop
Guests wishing to look their very best can book an appointment in the on-board salon. A range of options are available including hair and beauty treatments.
Vacationers looking to truly relax and unwind can make use of the ship’s spa facilities. The sauna, jacuzzi and massage rooms are certain to provide a soothing sanctuary.
With menus specially designed using local, fresh ingredients and centuries-old recipes, accompanied by spectacular entertainment, dining aboard the MV Mahabaahu enhances and adds to the cruise experience. Special dietary requirements and preferences can be catered for to ensure complete culinary enjoyment.
Delicious meals are served to guests by friendly hospitality staff in the airy and bright dining room, decked out in warm, colonial style with quaint planters chairs and wooden trimmings. The evening meal is followed by authentic tribal performances or guest speakers.