Arunachal Pradesh Tribal Tour
Destinations: Guwahati, Itanagar, Ziro, Daporijo, Along, Pasighat, Roing-Mayodiya, Dibrugarh airport
Durations: 12 nights/13 days
Best time to visit: September end to May 1st week.
About: NE India has its numerous numbers of Tribes. In Arunachal Pradesh, there are about 20 major tribes with a number of Sub-Tribes. Every tribe has its distinctive cultures, traditions, beliefs, food habits and colourful attire. Still now days, maximum tribes of Arunachal Pradesh are maintaining their own originality in various cultural fetes.
Day 1: Guwahati airport to Tezpur (5 Hours drive)
Our tour representative will welcome you at the Guwahati International Airport and then drive to Tezpur for overnight stay. By evening reach Tezpur and check in hotel.
Overnight in Tezpur.
Day 2: Tezpur to Itanagar (6 Hours drive)
This day we will move to Itangar, the Capital of Arunachal Pradesh and will consume 6 Hours drive comfortably. If time permits, we will visit Gompa (Buddhist monastery). By evening check in hotel and overnight stay.
Day 3: Itanagar to Ziro (5 Hours apprx)
After early breakfast move to Ziro. It is the headquarter of Lower Subansiri District of Arunachal Pradesh. Situated at an altitude of 5754 ft, it is home of the Apatani tribe and almost a level valley enclosed on all sides by fine-clad low stooping hill. Zero is famous for paddy and fish culture. Enroutes visit Potin Dam, Tago nyishi village.
Over night at Ziro.
Day 4: At Ziro
This day, we will have sightseeing in Apatani villages – Hong (one of the largest tribal village in Asia), Hari, Hija, Bamboo groove, pine groove and Kardo Shiva linga world tallest linga.
Evening back to hotel and overnight stay.
Day 5: Ziro to Daporizo (5 Hours apprx)
After breakfast move to Daporizo. It is the headquarter of Upper Subansiri district, located on the right bank of Subansiri river. Daporizo, altitude 2100 ft, is the junction of three important tribes: Hill Miris, Tagins and Adi-Gallongs. Enroutes visit Hill-Miri(Nyishi)tribal village, Surya view overlooking river Kamla..
Overnight stay at Daporijo. (Basic accommodations)
Day 6: At Daporizo
Whole day at Daporizo. Daporizo is ideal for trekking. Attractions: Menga cave famous for shiva linga, Tagin village, Taliha, Mara and Menga. We will meet families and see their lifestyle.
Evening back to that accommodation and overnight stay.
Day 7: Daporizo to Along (6 Hours apprx)
Drive to Along. Along is the HQ of West Siang district, located on the south bank of river Siang. It’s the territory of the Adi tribe, one of the largest tribes in Arunachal Pradesh with lots of subgroups with an altitude of 1020 ft. The Adi tribe has different sub tribes like Adi (Galong, Miniyong, Pasi, Padam, Bori and Borak ) which differs from each other. Enroutes: Birds view of river subansiri, visit Tapi village, Bara Rupa villages etc.
By evening check in hotel and overnight stay.
Overnight at Along.
Day 8: At Along
Whole day sightseeing in Along. Visit Kabu, Darka villages etc. Also birds eye view of Yombo river.
Overnight at Along.
Day 9: Along to Pasighat (4 Hours apprx)
Drive to Pasighat. Pasighat is the HQ of west Siang distict, located on the right bank of river Siang. Pasighat is the oldest town of Arunachal. It is the land of Passi and Minnyiong tribes. En route enjoy the great view of Great Siang and Siyom confluence. Visit Minnyiong villages, traditional hanging bridge over Siang river, orange garden (depends on time, season) enroute.
Over night at Passighat.
Day 10: Pasighat- Roing
Move from Pasighat to Roing (around 6 to 7 hours drive with ferry crossing). This day start early and move to Dibang Valley, Roing. Cross river Dibang by ferry.
By evening reach Roing and overnight stay
Day 11: Roing-Mayodiya-Roing
This day we will cover atleast one Mishmi tribal village and will interact with local people. Then move to Mayodia Pass situated at around 9,000 feet MSL.
By late afternoon, back to Roing and overnight stay.
Day 12: Roing To Dibrugarh
Morning move to Dibrugarh in Assam. By evening reach Dibrugarh and check in hotel. Evening is free for you. Check in hotel and overnight in Dibrugarh.
Day 13: To Dibrugarh Airport
This day as per flight schedule move Dibrugarh Airport or Tinsukia Railway station for onward journey.