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Cruis­ing along the Brahma­pu­tra River, which de­scends from the mighty Hi­malayan moun­tains to merge with the sa­cred Ganges. Trav­el­ling aboard ABN

in one of 12 spa­cious en-suite cab­ins from Guwahati to Sil­ghat spot­ting en­dan­gered wildlife, in­clud­ing rhino, en route.

Vis­it­ing ru­ral vil­lages and iso­lated fish­ing set­tle­ments is ex­cit­ing, but this is also an ideal way to get to see those no­to­ri­ously ner­vous rhi­nos.

The ‘As­sam Des­patch 2’ 7-night cruise starts from $2,240 (Dh8,230) per per­son; www. un­com­mon­cruises.com.

Jet Air­ways has flights from Dubai to Guwahati, via Mum­bai from Dh1,645.

CRUISE THROUGH RE­MOTEST AS­SAM BEN­GAL

Aboard the ABN Charaidew you might even catch sight

of rhino

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