An itinerary which is a cultural and a nature-centric tour of Assam and Arunachal for those looking at off beaten places with nature-centric activities.
Itanagar, a well-planned town is the capital of Arunachal Pradesh. Cradled between two hills, the Governor’s residence on one and a Buddhist temple on the other, many of the buildings in Itanagar are new, wooden-framed, light, and earthquake-proof structures. Although there is a lot of humidity and considerable heat during summer, the climate of Itanagar is very pleasant and a mild breeze blows during the day that keeps the entire area cool. Itanagar, a very beautiful hill station, and as one approaches the town, one will fall in love with the beauty of tropical evergreen rain forests meeting the temperate Himalayan jungles.
Itanagar and its surrounding regions are excellent places to participate in adventure sports. For all the hike lovers, trekking is an extremely popular activity around the city and also other sports like angling and rafting would be in the things-to-do list for tourists.
ZIRO is about 115 km from Itanagar, the state capital, and takes about 3 and a half hours to complete. Ziro is home to the Apatanitribe with few unique features that differ from other Arunachal Pradesh and Indian tribes.
Tarin Fish Farm, Ziro is situated in a high altitude between pine and bamboo trees where high altitude fish are grown.
The ZIRO FESTIVAL was founded in 2012 by Bobby Hano and Menwhopause guitarist Anupkutty and is an incredible occasion for music revelry in Arunachal Pradesh, Indian North-Eastern State. The festival lasts 4 days and is hosted by the Ziro Valley Apatani tribe, one of the state’s most picturesque locations.
A great hideout for nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts, and soul seekers alike, Nestled on the shores of the beautiful Subansiri River, Daporijo is blessed with an aesthetic natural splendor of bamboo rainforests, lush paddy fields, and enchanting waterfalls. A scenic little town is known for its nature lover’s delight and also a paradise for adventure seekers offering them ample opportunities to satiate their adrenaline desires venturing on activities like trekking, hiking, and river rafting. It is believed that a meal in Daporijo is not complete without sipping on some Apong which is a light homemade beer made out of a variety of rice and an important asset of every household in Arunachal.
The town of Aalo, formerly known as Along, functions as the headquarters of the West Siang district in Arunachal Pradesh. It lies close to several tiny villages, this small town is situated at the congregation of the two rivers of Sipu and Yomgo. Aalo and the surrounding region cater to both adrenaline trekking junkies and peace-seekers alike. On one hand, activities like trekking and river rafting are quite popular here.
Pasighat is the oldest town in the state is also referred to as the gateway to Arunachal Pradesh. Founded in 1911 by the Britishers, Pasighat serves as the headquarters of the East Siang district and is located at an altitude of 153 m above sea level, Pasighat rests on the banks of the river Siang. Pasighat is a beautiful place to visit in Arunachal Pradesh and this place has a number of good and well-maintained hotels. It also has resorts few kilometers away along the Siang River that offers a nominal charge and a decent option for lodging near Pasighat.
Dibrugarh is a city located in the Eastern part of Assam, the main urban center within the tea-growing districts of Northeast India. Dibrugarh is known as the Tea City of India. Dibrugarh and its adjoining areas offer the tourists a unique blend of many tourist attractions ranging from the ecstasies of the tea estates and their heritage towards wildlife and culture. It is believed as an overwhelming city touching the heart of someone with a religious fervor.