9 Days Exploring the Tribes of North East India

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Duration

9 Days

Tour Type

Tribal Tour

Group Size

12 persons

Location

NorthEast India

Overview

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.

Available Dates:

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

 

 

Day 1. Guwahati – Kaziranga

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.

Day 2. Kaziranga – Ziro (Approx 300km/7-8hrs)

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.

Day 3. Explore Apatanis in Ziro

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.

Day 4: Ziro – Majuli (157 km / 5 - 6 Hrs Drive)

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.

Day 5:  Explore 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.

Day 6. Majuli – Mon (Approx.235 km / 7- 8 Hrs Drive) 

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.

Day 7. Explore Hongphoi Village

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.

Day 8: Day Excursion to Longwa (Approx 42 km / 2,5 Hrs Drive)

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.

Day 9. Mon – Dibrugarh (Approx130 km / 5 – 6 Hrs Drive)

After breakfast drive to Dibrugarh to catch your afternoon flight.

 

Note

  1. Check your luggage/belongings/valuables/ items in any form, before leave the vehicle/ check out hotel. We/Our Company/organization are not responsible / liable in any manners in case of lost/misplace/damage/ forget of anything in the vehicle/hotel.
  2. The rates quoted in the packages are on per person basis & valid for Indian nationals only.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

  1. 100% payment to be deposited to confirm the booking.
  2. Please do carry mask, mini Santizier, also please do maintain social distancing. Also please do check your temperature before trip.
  3. Carry warm clothes.
  4. All Cost quoted is in INR (Indian Rupee).
  5. Vehicle Provided as per mention tour plan (Point to Point Basis only), any additional
  6. sightseeing not mentioned in the Itinerary will be charged extra.
  7. No Refund or Compensation for any unused services/transportation in any circumstance.
  8. Visits to Museums/Parks/Monasteries/Forts  in the program is subject to their remaining open on the day of the visit as per the rules of the competent authority.
  9. We will not bear any cost for flight canceled or delayed due to Bad weather or any other reason given by the airline. The cost of accommodation and transport in such cases will have to be borne by passenger.
  10. No changes in the date of travel once booked.
  11. Room allotment will be as per the availability at the time of check-in, floor or view preferences are not guaranteed.
  12. All expenses which are not included in the cost of package shall be paid directly by tourist at the time of checkout.
  13. All tourists are advised to take comprehensive Insurance on their own.
  14. The timings given in itinerary and program may be changed without notice keeping in mind local development.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  1. 25% cancellation charges if cancelled before 30 days before the tour.
  2. 50% cancellation charges if cancelled within a 10-29 days before the tour.
  3. No refund for tour starting within 10 days, after the starting or middle of the tour.
  4. The Process of Refund will take around 7 days to complete.

Included/Excluded

All Accommodation in 3 star Hotels/Homestay/Resort
Breakfast and Dinner is Included
Inner Line Permit for Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland
Vehicle - SUV
One tour manager through out the tour
Local guide in Ziro, Majuli, Longwa and Hongphoi
1 Jeep Safari in kaziranga National Park
1 Elephant Safari in Kaziranga National Park
All entrance fee for tourist.
Any Airfare, Train fare which is not mentioned in the Itinerary
Any cost incurred for Medical/rescue evacuation due to mishaps
Any personal nature items like Laundry, gratuity to driver/guide, etc
Travel Insurance

Travel Styles

Cultural and people
Nature & Adventure

Facilities

Dedicated Vehicle
Hotel Accommodation
Adventure Activities
Travel Guide
Local Food

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Aditya Sharma

Aditya Sharma

08/04/2022 10:37

Very good experience

Very good experience n had great fun with my gang. All through journey we enjoyed . Hotels were very good n food too. In future we would love to have another tour with you.
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