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Cruise Ships in India : Mahabaahu

Offering an excellent range of facilities, comfortable and spacious cabins and excursions that will leave you with a profound appreciation of the region, the Mahabaahu is an excellent choice for a cruise along the Brahmaputra River with its stunning mountain scenery and dazzling number of wildlife species to spot.


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Cruising aboard the Mahabaahu allows you to truly appreciate the stunning landscapes, exotic wildlife and friendly people found along the mighty Brahmaputra River, with a variety of guided excursions offered each day.

When not out enjoying a shore excursion, guests can relax in the small spa, by the pool or in the Jacuzzi. The sun deck, with its comfortable loungers, also makes a great place to sit back as you take in the sights and sounds of the river. Tastefully decorated throughout, the boat has a laid-back and welcoming atmosphere.

In the evenings, guests can enjoy local tribal dance performances and listen to guest lectures, enabling them to truly immerse themselves in the local culture and learn more about this colourful region.


The 23 cabins span three categories, including 12 Superior cabins that don’t have a balcony and are around 14 square metres, nine Superior cabins with balconies that offer between 19 and 21 square metres of living space, and two 26 square metre suites with balconies. All cabins have en suite bathrooms and air conditioning.


  • Large dining room serving Indian and continental dishes using locally-sourced ingredients
  • Themed dinners
  • Bar
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Dietary requirements and alcoholic beverage requests can be catered for if made in advance


  • Brahmaputra River — 3, 5 and 7-night cruises travelling upstream.
  • Brahmaputra River — 3, 5 and 7-night cruises travelling downstream.

Suggested itineraries

  • Brahmaputra River

    Our specialists suggest:
    Our 14-day "Cruising in Assam" itinerary, from £4,750pp.
    View details


  • Local tribal dance performances
  • Guest lectures about the region


  • Lounge
  • Small spa
  • Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sun deck with loungers
  • Library
  • Board games