Ziro Escapade (6 days)

Spread from 1700 to 2400 m high, the wide-open landscape of the Ziro Valley is an earthly paradise. Lush, pond filled open expanses of paddy and millet are dotted with hills covered in pine and bamboo.

Ziro is home to the tribal group called the Apatanis who are one amongst very few tribes in the world who worship nature (sun & moon). They are famous for their unique methods of sustainable farming and social forestry. Apatani cultural landscape even features in tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Site for "extremely high productivity" and "unique" way of preserving ecology. 

Apart from falling in love with the mesmerizing and mysterious landscape, there are other things you can do in Ziro: participate in the daily activities of the communities, listen to folk stories from the local storytellers, learn about the animist customs of the tribe, visit the markets, taste the tribal cuisine, go hiking to the nearby jungles and villages, bird-watching and fishing in the many fresh streams.

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Explore the beautiful Ziro Valley

Discover the Apatanis and their unique lifestyle

Cross the mighty Brahmaputra by ferry

Spread from 1700 to 2400 m high, the wide-open landscape of the Ziro Valley is an earthly paradise. Lush, pond filled open expanses of paddy and millet are dotted with hills covered in pine and bamboo.

Ziro is home to the tribal group called the Apatanis who are one amongst very few tribes in the world who worship nature (sun & moon). They are famous for their unique methods of sustainable farming and social forestry. Apatani cultural landscape even features in tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Site for "extremely high productivity" and "unique" way of preserving ecology. 

 

Apart from falling in love with the mesmerizing and mysterious landscape, there are other things you can do in Ziro: participate in the daily activities of the communities, listen to folk stories from the local storytellers, learn about the animist customs of the tribe, visit the markets, taste the tribal cuisine, go hiking to the nearby jungles and villages, bird-watching and fishing in the many fresh streams.

Day 1: Arrival in Dibrugarh

Welcome at the airport and transfer to the city. Night in hotel.

 

Day 2: Dibrugarh – Ziro (1 hr ferry + 7 hrs drive – 260 Km)

After an early breakfast, drive to Ziro. At Bogibeel ghat, you will cross the mighty Brahmputra river with your car on a ferry. On the Assam-Arunachal border after Lakhimpur, you proceed to the RAP checking. Soon you drive on a hill road with picturesque landscape, rivers, villages at distances and smiling inhabitants. The road is in a bad condition but is compensated by looking at the amazing scenery and cool climate. Night in hotel or homestay.

 

Day 3 & 4: Ziro

Two complete days to explore Ziro Valley in which you can visit the high altitude fishing farms where they grow fishes in the paddy fields, visit Hong and Dutta (Apatani villages) or the craft centre where you could do some shopping. Drive up to the view point near old Ziro and enjoy the view of the valley from top. Night in hotel or homestay.

 

Possibility to stay 2 nights instead of 3 nights in Ziro.

 

Day 5: Ziro – Dibrugarh (7 hrs drive + 1 hr ferry – 260 Km)

After early breakfast, drive back to Dibrugarh via North Lakhimpur. Enjoy serpentine road and cross the Brahmaputra by ferry. Night in hotel.

 

Day 6: Departure from Dibrugarh

After breakfast, transfer to the airport. End of our services.

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