8 Hours Culture tour itinerary for Guwahati: Uncover The Intricacies Of Assamese Textiles
Spend the entire day exploring the twin villages of Hajo and Sualkuchi in the Indian state of Assam. Sualkuchi is one of the world’s largest weaving villages which is known for the Golden Silk. Hajo is renowned for brass metalwork.
Sualkuchi and hajo
Spend the day exploring two villages with your Guwahati tour guide.
Assam produces three unique varieties of silk -the Golden Muga, the White Pat, and the Warm Eri.
Silk grown all over the state finds their way to Sualkuchi. Sualkuchi is one of the world’s largest weaving villages. The entire population here is engaged in weaving exquisite silk fabrics. A renowned centre of silk production, particularly known for Muga – the golden silk of Assam, which is not, produced anywhere else in the world. One can distinctly hear the rhythm of their shuttles of the looms as soon as one enters this village. Sualkuchi, the biggest village in Assam, is situated on the north bank of the mighty Brahmaputra (35 km from Guwahati).
Hajo – the town Hajo (20 km from Sualkuchi) is sacred for Hindus, Muslims and Buddhists. The town boasts a Hindu temple, accessible via a long stairway. The village is renowned for its brass metalwork.
Transportation by Air-Conditioned SUV.
Services of an English speaking Guwahati tour guide
Mineral Water 1 Per person.
Anything not mentioned in the included column.
Type of Tour
This tour is offered throughout the year on the following days of the week.
- Monday 10:00
- Tuesday 10:00
- Wednesday 10:00
- Thursday 10:00
- Friday 10:00
- Saturday 10:00
- Sunday 10:10
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