Tour Code: GP3
If you don’t have enough time, then try this for short, but delightful experience covering the quaint valley of Ziro. It’s here that you will come face to face with the rich indigenous culture of the Apatani tribe, which lives here.
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Who is this for? A perfect family trip for a longer weekend where you can escape to another world of great hospitality and serene valleys.
Land in Dibrugarh airport where you will drive to Bogibeel river port and catch a ferry across the Brahmaputra and travel to Lakhimpur (5 hours) at the foothills of Arunachal Pradesh for a mid-way night halt.
After breakfast, travel another six hours to Ziro where you will find yourself surrounded by evergreen forests, terraced rice farms and misty mountains. The indigenous Apatani women are known for their nose rings and indigenous tattoos. Ziro has been listed for nomination as a UNESCO world heritage site for its unique culture. Stay with the Apatani tribe today.
Today interact with other Apatani people in villages such as Hong, Hari, Baro and Siiro. You can also go for a hike in the bamboo and pine plantations of the Apatani villages. A visit to the terraced farms to see their wet rice cultivation system and fish farming can be very interesting. Also visit a shrine of Donyi Polo religion, the indigenous faith of the Apatani people. Try visit the local market at Hapoli as well.
After breakfast, drive downhill to Silapathar (8 hours) in the plains of Assam for a stay in a standard lodge. If time permits, one can also see nearby villages of Mishing tribe living by the riverside.
Catch the morning ferry and then drive to Dibrugarh airport (3 hours) for departure.
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