Take your loved one and spend a romantic evening on a boat cruise in Guwahati city of Assam. Along the cruise, watch the beautiful villages, waterfalls, an array of birds and animals, lakes and more. Boating is popular here so are the iconic boat races in Assam that is blessed with fierce and magnificent rivers. The best boating tours in Assam are a hit with couples and the cruise packages come with attractive packages that include sightseeing, visit to wildlife sanctuaries, indulgence of lip-smacking local delicacies and more.
When in Guwahati, visit Barapani (Umiam Lake) known for its beautiful and serene environment. It is a popular hangout for locals and also for tourists. The waterbody is the centre for water sport activities. One can indulge in boating here or go for sailing and jet skiing. Hop off the boat and head out to the adjoining Nehru Park to check out the wonderful collection of orchids and various species of butterflies. The boating ride at Ward’s lake located right in the heart of Shillong is a perfect way to unwind. Feed the fishes in the lake or just admire the beauty of nature as you sit in the boat. A good 45-minute boat ride is sure to calm your senses and transport you to another world.
During festive occasions, tourists get to witness boat races in places like Hajo, Saulkuchi, Barpeta, Guwahati etc. The boat races are famous here and locals along with tourists from across the world throng to witness the spectacle. The boat races and boating are done along the mighty rivers like Brahmaputra, Manas, Jia Bhoroli and Kapili . Boating in Brahmaputra river and at Digholi Pukhuri Boating Point is fun and refreshing. At Brahmaputra river, there are many tour operators that offer boats for recreational purposes. One can also spot small boats here which are used for commuting people and goods from one bank to the other. Indulge in the best boating tours in Assam on your vacation here.