Assam, the land of gorgeous mountains and the mighty Brahmaputra will take your heart away!
Nômôskar! Bohag Bihu is one of the most important and celebrated festivals in the Bihu calendar of Assam. It is also known as Rongali Bihu and marks the beginning of Assamese New Year.
Date: 15th – 21st April
How is the festival celebrated?
It includes a number of practices and the most important events are listed below:
The first day of the festival is known as ‘Garu Bihu’ where cattle are bathed with a combination of symbolic herbs. This is done to thank the animals for helping in the farm work.
Did you know? On this day, the animals are allowed to roam freely in the field.
The 2nd day is known as ‘Manush Bihu,’ where locals wear new attire and visit friends and relatives to exchange gifts and food items.
Fact: Pitha, the most popular snack in Assam (a type of rice cake) is generally made on special occasions like Bihu.
‘Gosain Bihu’ is the 3rd day of the festival where people worship the deities and seek blessings for a smooth year ahead.
Main attraction of the festival: Bihu dancing
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Tip: Once you plan to visit Assam, make sure to explore places like Kaziranga National Park, Kamakhya Temple, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary and Basistha Temple for a complete experience.
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Till we meet again, happy travels and a very Happy Bihu 😀