North-East India, one of the most unexplored and untouched regions of India. The region is not only diverse in terms of natural beauty but also rich in culture, tradition, and language. There are more than 220 ethnic groups live here and about 220 languages are spoken all over the region. This tour will provide you glimpses of some of the most interesting tribes in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland. The itinerary and details of the tours is as follows.
|Start Date||End Date|
|November - 05 - 2022||November - 13 - 2022|
|December - 10 - 2022||December - 18 - 2022|
|January - 07 - 2023||January - 15 - 2023|
|February - 11 - 2023||February - 19 - 2023|
We shall start from Guwahati at 10AM and drive to Kaziranga National Park. An UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kaziranga National Park is home to the unique One-Horned Indian Rhinoceros apart from several other wild animals. After arrival at Kaziranga, check-in to hotel/resort. Afternoon go for Jeep Safari. Evening visit – The Orchid Bio-Diversity Park, there you can enjoy the cultural show. Overnight stay at Kaziranga.
Early morning, you will go for Elephant safari. Back to hotel/resort have breakfast. After that you will move towards your next destination Ziro. Arrive to Ziro, the area of Apatani people. Ziro is almost a level valley enclosed on all sides by pine-clad low stooping hills. This area, also called Apatani Plateau, is famous for Paddy-cum-Fish culture. Discovering the local culture of the Apatani tribe whose old ladies still practicing the unique tradition of nose plugs piercing and facial tattooing. Apatani practice Doniy Polo animism and believe in Sun and Moon. Overnight in homestay in Siiro village.
The whole day will be spent exploring Apatani villages and witnessing old ladies with the unique nose plugs and facial tattoos. We also make an excursion to the interior of Ziro valley visiting the Hong village, the largest village of the Apatani Community, and some other Apatani villages such as Bulla, Hari, and Hija. We shall also see Apatani women's traditional dancing in Michi village. Overnight in homestay in Siiro village.
After Breakfast drive to Majuli. Majuli is famously known as the world's largest (or, arguably, second largest) river island. It is located in between two streams of mighty Brahmaputra River. On arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight at Majuli.
Full day Majuli sightseeing, visiting the temples with age old history and learn about the monks staying in the temple, folk dance by the monks (Gayanbayan), visit mask making temple, pottery village and Mishing tribal villages. Majuli is the cultural capital of Assam. Shrimant Sankardeva established this practice of Vaishnavism in 16th century. Vaishnavism is a sect of Hinduism where they worship Lord Vishnu, The Protector, and his re-incarnation. The major population of this island is in habitat by Mishing tribe, who are believed to be migrated from present Arunachal Pradesh. History says that they were bond laborers of Adi Tribe for finding gold in river bed. To escape this they follow the river and migrated down to Assam. Now most of this tribe is settled down in Assam closed to water body. Overnight at Majuli.
Today early morning drive to Mon in Nagaland. En route visit historical monuments of Ahom dynasty, such as Shiva Dol and Kareng Ghar. Mon is the home of the Konyak Nagas who were the last of the headhunters. They are famous for their accomplished craftsmanship in making woodcarvings, headgears, necklaces etc. Overnight at Guest House/ Resort.
After leisure breakfast drive to nearby village called Hongphoi to witness Konyak tribes. The main attraction of this village is the colorful traditional attires, beating of log drums in their community hall called "Morung". One can meet the tattooed Konyak elders and interact with them and also the modest king's house. Overnight stay at Mon.
Drive to Longwa village. Longwa is situated in the eastern most tip of Nagaland and the village itself is right on the border in between India and Myanmar. The villages are ruled by the hereditary chief the 'Angh' (king). The house of the Angh of Longwa is situated half in India and half in Burma. Explore the village to meet and interact with the Angh, who has 16 villages in Myanmar and 4 villages in Indian territory under his sovereignty. Also, meet few of the last surviving head hunters in the village. Back to Mon. Overnight stay at Mon.
After breakfast drive to Dibrugarh to catch your afternoon flight.