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10 Reasons to Take a Brahmaputra River Cruise on the M/V Mahabaahu

10 Reasons to Take a Brahmaputra River Cruise on the M/V Mahabaahu

The 46-passenger M/V Mahabaahu, owned by India-based Adventure Resorts & Cruises and also sold by companies like Pandaw Cruises, is one of just two riverboats offering voyages on the vast, remote and fascinating Brahmaputra River system in the eastern Indian state of Assam (the other is the humbler 24-passenger Charaidew). With my friend Sue, [...] Read more

Along the Brahmaputra

Along the Brahmaputra

There are not many places in the world where tourists are an oddity and historic ruins aren't overrun with camera-toting hoards. But far-flung Assam in Northeast India, abutting Bhutan and Tibet, is so far east of central India, many feel it should have its own time zone. Words TRICIA WELSH On a recent seven-night expedition cruise aboard the M/V [...] Read more

Drink in the sights of India

Drink in the sights of India

From crop to cuppa: Find out how your favourite drink is grown and harvested while touring the tea estates of Assam in northeast India. Pandaw River Expeditions offers cruises along the Brahmaputra River, which flows down from Tibet. Emerald green plantations line the verdant banks which have the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas as a backdrop. [...] Read more

Adrift on the Brahmaputra

Adrift on the Brahmaputra

by Maria Visconti Meandering down this mystical river delivers a treasure trove of history, culture and wildlife. As the river gurgles past below my balcony, a spectacular lightning storm brews on the horizon. The water is so close I can almost let it flow through my fingers as I lay in bed. It is midnight and we are anchored in the middle of the [...] Read more

Cruising down the untameable Brahmaputra

Cruising down the untameable Brahmaputra

A 384km boat trip down Asia’s mightiest yet most enigmatic waterway offers a glimpse of a different India I’d been cruising on the Brahmaputra river for 48 hours when it finally hit me: it was really quiet out here. My floating home for a week, the comfortable luxury-liner MV Mahabaahu, had anchored for the night when I wandered to the top deck [...] Read more

Adventure Assam

Adventure Assam

For a long time, there was no big boat traveling on the Brahmaputra- now travels the MV Mahabaahu on the wildest rivers of India. Sometimes the bamboo stick decides the course. If the Brahmaputra carries little water and the alluvial sand fairway has changed, the men from the Marker boat crafts the shallows and points the way to the Captain. With [...] Read more

Adventure Assam

Adventure Assam

For a long time, there was no big boat traveling on the Brahmaputra- now travels the MV Mahabaahu on the wildest rivers of India. Sometimes the bamboo stick decides the course. If the Brahmaputra carries little water and the alluvial sand fairway has changed, the men from the Marker boat crafts the shallows and points the way to the Captain. With [...] Read more

From Jorhat to Guwahati, visual treats by the Brahmaputra

From Jorhat to Guwahati, visual treats by the Brahmaputra

The river cruise sails through the wild, from Jorhat to Guwahati, downstream on the Brahmaputra River. The major attraction being Kaziranga National Park, a world heritage site, home to one-horned rhinoceros, majestic wild buffalos, gorgeous swamp deer and tiger. It is also a bird-lover's paradise with hundreds of bird species. You get to go on an [...] Read more

Cruise to Kaziranga

Cruise to Kaziranga

Follow Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Kaziranga - by expedition style boat - with 40% discount available The Quality PUG rated expeditionary style river cruise ship, the MV Mahabaahu sails on a living nature and history voyage of the Brahmaputra river up to Kaziranga Tiger Reserve, in Assam, the North East part of the Indian mainland. They are [...] Read more

Grey and Gorgeous

Grey and Gorgeous

1st May 2016- The Speaking Tree Sunday Newspaper: "A River Cruise on the Brahmaputra is more than just a wet and wild experience", writes Narayani Ganesh What was the lady doing? I can see her bending low on the embankment, carefully spooning the rich alluvial sand into a Ziploc bag.The tourist from Canada, here on a river cruise aboard the M V [...] Read more

It's Wild and Wonderful Without Humans

It's Wild and Wonderful Without Humans

27th April 2016- The Speaking Tree Column: "It's Wild and Wonderful Without Humans", writes Narayani Ganesh They are beautiful, the three leopard cubs. But they are being raised in captivity in the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC), close to the Kaziranga National Park in Assam. Their mother was beaten to death by tea [...] Read more

Indien beschaulich

Indien beschaulich

India Introspective A river cruise on the Brahmaputra conveys the Northeastern tip of India with exciting insights into the nature and culture, away from mass tourism. Writes: Christa Arnet Eine Flusskreuzfahrt auf dem Brahmaputra im nordöstlichsten Zipfel von Indien vermittelt spannende Einblicke in die Natur und Kultur abseits des [...] Read more

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