Bambooville

Bambooville

Near Majuli

A Perfect homestay near river “Luit”
Starts from ₹1700/ Day

Nestled between the mighty Brahmaputra River’s ever-shifting sandbanks, Majuli is the world’s largest deltaic island and how about spending few days by the river Luit (Brahmputra)? Yes, seaside home is one such homestay that offers you to witness the pink and ethereal sunset, rice fields interspersed with tiny ponds bursting with hyacinth blossoms. In short, ‘Bambooville’ gives you a chance to witness the real picture of Majuli and river ‘Luit’ which is striking and undiscovered.
Hence, these remote frontiers of rugged beauty of Majuli are ready to unfold an eclectic mix of tribal cultures, climates, landscapes and people.
The great plains of river Brahmaputra await your brief and are ready to share the untold stories of the largest river island - Majuli.

‘Bambooville’ is a 5 cottage property near the river ‘Luit’. You enter the property and then you are welcomed by the lush green garden with beautiful flowers blooming. Homes in Majuli are made from bamboo and placed on concrete pillars at a height of about two feet from the ground in order to prevent water from seeping in during the monsoon floods.
The cottage rooms can easily accommodate 4-5 people. The rooms are traditionally designed keeping in the architecture of Assam in mind. The rooms open up to the picturesque view of river luit. Each room has enough windows to keep the rooms cool therefore there is no need of A.c’s. All the rooms are equipped with attached washrooms. Since, Majuli Island is rich in Bamboos, ‘Bambooville’ folks have made the best use of the bamboos. They have made the beds, chairs and tables out of bamboos.
Near the cottage rooms there is a separate dining area where the meals are served. And you know what’s exciting/ Waking up in the morning and having breakfast sitting just near the breakfast.
Exciting, isn’t it?

There’s enough diversity in our country and Assam has got just right kind of flavors to tickle your taste buds. Let us warn you, it’s a heaven for non-vegetarian lovers. The herbs and delicate flavors, along with the influence from Bengali cuisine, make the food of Assam a joyous affair for all food lovers.
To begin with, in the breakfast they have bread, butter; omelet, juices and chapatti with some dry vegetable or parantha at times (remember each meal has an Assamese touch?)
For the lunch they have a wide menu for you to choose from, your remember the food is just typical home made but made in scrumptious Assamese way. Mostly, they serve rice as rice is the stable food of the region, dal, a dry vegetable or a non-vegetarian curry.
For the dinner they have traditional Assamese food which has dish made of fish packed and cooked in bamboo leaf, local dal mixed with egg or meat served with rice.

‘Bambooville’ is situated in the village called “Garmaur’ which is home to a mix of communities – the Mishing tribe, the Deoris, the Sonowal Kacharis and the Ahoms. Embellished with rice fields interspersed with tiny ponds bursting with hyacinth blossoms, quiet roads, shaded by bamboo trees make this island unique.
Locals can be seen cycling on these narrow paths, groceries hanging from their handlebars, while fishermen can be seen lugging nets, bulging with fish, from the ponds.
The Homestay is nestled next on a bank of river Luit which makes it stand out. Situated in a quaint and serene environment, you will be enchanted by its beauty. The sunset at river Luit is pink and ethereal that makes one forget that civilization can even exist in ways less beautiful.
To explore the village life you can go for a village walk where you’ll be exposed to the culture of Mishing tribe, the Deoris, the Sonowal Kacharis and the Ahoms etc.
You can even hire their bicycles, scooty and go on a ride to stroll the nearby village or just ride your scooty to visit to the nearby monasteries. Majuli, is also a holy island which has around 22 monasteries which each have up to 200 monks. The island is also a holy place of Vishnuism and attracts every year tens of thousands of pilgrims from all over India.
You can also spot several species of endemic and migratory birds if you are fond of bird watching. Large flocks of birds can be seen swooping down to catch their riverine dinner, fluttering and frolicking in the water. Several bird watching tours to lakes in Assamese are conducted by locals for nature enthusiasts and bird watchers.
And if you have decided to laze around and want to enjoy your solitude, then spending few days then ‘Bambooville’ is the best option. Spend your hushed afternoons reading a book by the river and in the evening jump into the wooden boat to go for fishing or enjoy just being surrounded by the water.

‘Bambooville’ lies in Garmur Chariali, majuli. So, to reach the homestay you can drive from Majuli to the village Garmaur which is just 5-10 minutes away from Majuli. Once you reach the village, give us a call to guide you to the destination as it is a NotOnMap location.

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