Majuli island is the world’s largest river island in the Brahmaputra river. The total area of the island is 880 Sq. Kms and on the north side of the island is river Brahmaputra and in the south of the island is the river Burhidighi. It was the capital of the Chutia kingdom in 1524 AD. Apart from the natural beauty, Majuli is famous for the practice of neo-Vaishnavism introduced by saint Srimanta Sankardeva. Presently there are 22 satras there and also a very unique mask is prepared by a Brahmin community on this island which is totally different from the other parts of India. Visiting Majuli island itself is an experience because from the tourism aspects there are many experiences are waiting for a traveler including migratory birdwatching, ethnic cultural heritage, neo-Vaishnavism of Srimanta Sankardeva, mask making, handlooms, rash festival, and many more.
Jorhat is the nearest point from Majuli and by ferry one way to Majuli will take 2.5 hours and during the time of returning journey to Jorhat the view of the sunset is a lifetime event for a traveler. Majuli is the place where you will find where the sky meets with the river Brahmaputra and the changing colors of the water of the river is mindblowing which is a rare experience in the Eastern Himalayan region.