N.E. India has an
unparalleled number of tribes with their distinctive cultures,
traditions, beliefs, food habits and colourful attire. We have
selected the two states of Arunachal and Nagaland for the
tours which will help the tourists explore some of the most
interesting and colourful tribes in India.
Arunachal has 26
major and several minor tribes where as Nagaland is the home
to 16 major tribes along with other sub-tribes. We have
prepared 01 itinerary for you. The tour is designed on a fixed
However, if you
think that the itinerary does not fall your way and you want
us to design itineraries as per your schedule and tastes
please feel free to contact us. We shall be glad to design a
tailor made itinerary for you.
We have paid great
attention to the quality of our tours with a professional
touch. But it does not necessarily make the tours rigid. We
create a friendly atmosphere in our tours to make you feel at
places are covered:
Ziro is the HQ of
lower Subansiri district. At 5754 ft. Ziro is almost a level
valley enclosed on all sides by fine-clad low stooping hill.
Home of the Apatani Tribe, Ziro is famous for paddy cum fish
culture. The Apatanis are not slash & burn farmers, but they
follow terrace cultivation. Ziro is ideal for trekking &
Daporijo is the HQ
of upper Subansiri district, located on the right bank of
river Subansiri. Daporijo is the junction of 03 important
tribes :- Hill Miris, Tagins & Adi-Gallongs. The Adis are very
accomplished weavers of cane goods. The excellence of their
cane work shines supreme in the famous cane suspension bridges
Daporijo is ideal
for trekking & for the angling enthusiast the Subansiri river
has a lot of trout & other fish.
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 with lots of subgroups. At Kamki 25 km from Along
is the Indian Bison & Jersey Cow cross breading farm. Along is
ideal for trekking, hiking & angling on the river Siang.
Pasighat is the HQ
of west Siang distict, located on the right bank of river
Siang. Pasighat is the oldest town of Arunachal. The Lali
Wildlife Sancutary is located here where wild buffalo, tiger,
sambar, wild ducks are found in plenty. Pasighat is ideal for
trekking, hiking,& river rafting, boating & angling on the
Mon is the
district headquarter of Mon district.It is the home of the
Konyak tribe located 275 km from Kohima via Mokokchung.The
Konyaks are known for their skilled craftsmanship in the form
of woodcarvings, making of headbrushes, headgears, necklaces,
machetes, guns, gunpowder etc. The 'Aoling' festival is the
most colourful festival of the Konyaks and it is celebrated in
the first week of April.
Located 162 km.
from Kohima with an altitude of 1325 mtr. Mokokchung is the
capital of the traditions & culture of the Ao tribe of the
Nagas. The two main festivals celebrated here are connected
with cultivation. 'Moatsu', related to sowing, is celebrated
in early May, & 'Tsungrem Mong', the harvesting festival is
celebrated in the month of August.
The warrior dress
of this tribe consists of the beautiful black & red hand woven
shawl with its white decorated band which signifies the
prowess over their enemies.
located about 41 km from Kohima. This is a village of the
Angami tribe. The village community has developed this village
as a tourist village which is maintained by them. The festival
of purification of the Angami tribe 'Sekrenyi', is celebrated
annually in this village from 25 to 27 of February.
Kohima & Khonoma
Kohima, the capital of Nagaland is
located at an altitude of 1444 meters. It is a beautiful town
historically known to the world for halting the Japanese
forces in the World War II. The War cemetery is a must see.
Apart from that the museum is an
interesting place and if you are interested in taking home
some mementos then the Govt. Sales Emporium is the place where
you will get the rich handloom & handicraft items including
the famous Naga Shawls.
Located 20 km West of Kohima,
Khonoma village is known for the valour, courage and fighting
ability of its people in the past. The village is noteworthy
for conservation of nature. This is an area where you may see
the rare Blyth's Tragopan, the state bird of Nagaland.
Area Permit (PAP):
The state of Arunachal
is a Protected area for foreigners. To visit this state they require the
Protected Area Permit (PAP) which we will take care of.
For the Permit the minimum no. required is
two persons and the permit will be valid for 30 Days. The
Arunachal Govt. charges USD 50 per head as
With effect from 1st January
2011 Protected Area Permit (PAP) required for foreign
nationals has been withdrawn from the 03 North -
East Indian States of Manipur, Nagaland and Mizoram for
a year. However, the tourists have to register themselves with
the Foreigner's Registration Officer of the district they
travel within 24 Hours of their arrival.
The rest 03
N.E.Indian States of Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura are free
from the PAP regime.