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Abwechslungsreiche Flusskreuzfahrt auf dem Brahmaputra

Abwechslungsreiche Flusskreuzfahrt auf dem Brahmaputra

Lautlos schiebt die Kulisse sich vorbei, während ich an Deck meines Kreuzfahrschiffes die scheinbar leeren Sandbänke links und rechts der Ufer nach Leben absuche. Der Brahmaputra ist zu dieser Jahreszeit friedlich. Entspannung breitet sich aus, nachdem die Reisenden einen langen Weg zurückgelegt haben, um in diesen entlegenen Winkel der Welt zu [...] Read more

Flusskreuzfahrt auf dem Brahmaputra im abwechslungsreichen Assam

Flusskreuzfahrt auf dem Brahmaputra im abwechslungsreichen Assam

Die indische Provinz Assam ist nur durch einen schmalen Landkanal zwischen Bangladesh und Nepal mit dem Mutterland Indien verbunden. Die Menschen in Assam sind anders als im übrigen Land. Der Brahmaputra, einer der größten Flüsse weltweit, birgt nicht nur spannende Abenteuer rechts und links seiner Ufer, sonder auch große Risiken. Eine Kreuzfahrt [...] Read more

Ride on the wild side of rural India

Ride on the wild side of rural India

MARIA HARDING discovers exotic wildlife and alluring people on a river cruise through remote Assam DAWN is breaking over the misty green expanse of India’s Kaziranga National Park and I’m about to experience a very different take on the concept of a “Bring Your Kids to Work Day”. I’ve hitched a ride with Umali, a hardworking mum who’s brought her [...] Read more

35 Top Incentive Ideas

35 Top Incentive Ideas

33) Cruise down Brahmaputra River The five-deck MV Mahabaahu, equipped with elegant suites, a spa, swimming pool, restaurant, lounge and bar, offers a distinguished way to explore the Brahmaputra River in India’s serene north-eastern region. A number of upstream and downstream itineraries are available, and incentive groups can pick a three-night [...] Read more

Sunsets & Safaris

Sunsets & Safaris

Regular Expat Living contributor and cruise specialist HEIDI SARNA spends a unique week on India’s Brahmaputra River. Our convoy of taxis stopped at the top of the muddy riverbank, a few steps from the creaking bamboo gangway that connected us with our home for the week, the 46-passenger Mahabaahu. Not sleek like Europe’s riverboats, this one was [...] Read more

Follow in wake of Tim and Pru

Follow in wake of Tim and Pru

Actor Timothy West and his wife Fawlty Towers star Prunella Scales are back on our screens in Channel 4 favourite, Great Canal Journeys. This series sees the thespian couple, pictured, leave behind the quiet waterways of Europe for the busy canals and rivers of India. Explore the vibrant culture of the mighty Brahmaputra River for yourself on an [...] Read more

Assamese Safari

Assamese Safari

Rhino Land is another name for India's Kaziranga National Park. Located in the northeastern state of Assam, this wildlife sanctuary skirts the mighty Brahmaputra River and is home to the largest population of the endangered one-horned rhinoceros on Earth. Sandip Hor travels to Kaziranga National Park along the Brahmaputra River. Living, June 2017 [...] Read more

A taste of Assam

A taste of Assam

Sue Bryant gets a flavour of one of India’s wildest regions on a cruise of the mighty Brahmaputra. I rafted down the Brahmaputra in 1984 and fell in love with it,” says Sanjay Basu, a mountain climber turned travel entrepreneur. “It’s such a wild, volatile river.” Roughly 33 years later, I’m drinking tea on the deck of Sanjay’s Brahmaputra dream, [...] Read more

On India's Brahmaputra River, singular serenity

On India's Brahmaputra River, singular serenity

I’ve been to India many times, but never on a river cruise and nev- er to the country’s northeast corner in the state of Assam. That changed last November when a friend and I spent a week on the Brahmaputra River that started even before we stepped onboard the 46-passenger Mahabaahu. We were met at the airport in Guwahati house by our guides and [...] Read more

Brahmaputra river cruise in Assam

Brahmaputra river cruise in Assam

Sandeep Hor's story on Mashabaahu cruise re-featured by TravMedia Asia , travel industries most powerful global network. River cruising has emerged as a popular style of holidaying for luxury travellers. In Europe, cruising the Danube or Rhine has been popular for quite some time while journeying along other key rivers of the world, from the Nile [...] Read more

Cruise in Focus - Mahabaahu

Cruise in Focus - Mahabaahu

Jane Archer reports from a river cruise on India's Brahmaputra aboard the Mahabaahu, a vessle operated by Far Horizon Tours. The Cruise: This was a one week voyage on the Brahmaputra from Jorhat to Guwahati in Assam, India, that called at remote villages along the river bank and included wildlife safaris in and around Kaziranga National Park by [...] Read more

Brahmaputra river cruise in Assam, India

Brahmaputra river cruise in Assam, India

River cruising has emerged as a popular style of holidaying for luxury travellers. In Europe, cruising the Danube or Rhine has been popular for quite some time while journeying along other key rivers of the world, from the Nile and Amazon to the Yangtze, Irrawaddy and the Mekong are also gaining momentum. Indian river cruising is in its infancy. [...] Read more

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