Day 1: Flight to Kolkata (India)
Arrival in Kolkata airport.
(formerly known as Calcutta). Kolkata is India’s largest city
and one of the biggest city in south Asia. This city was one of
the earliest colonial city of British in
Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations
representative and transferred to the hotel.
Day 2: Kolkata
we explore this vibrant and lively city during the whole day tour.
We visit the Victoria Memorial and magnificent buildings in the area
of Chowringhee and Dalhousie Square. We also visit the Jain Temple
and the Fort Williams. In the area of Joransanko we have the
opportunity to visit the family house of the famous Indian writer
Day 3: Kolkata – Dibrugarh (by air)
Flight to Dibrugarh. Meet and assist and transfer to your hotel.
Evening at the local market.
Day 4: Dibrugarh – Mon, 150 km/ 5 hours
Morning drive to Mon in northern
Nagaland. (Please note we are
giving the tea tour at the end of the trip) Check into Cottage/
Hotel, basic but comfortable. Afternoon visit the nearby Mon
village. Because of its remoteness, the
Konyak Naga tribe here is
more traditional than tribes in the other parts.
Day 5: Day trip to Longwa, 35 km one way
to Longwa in the India-Myanmar border. The village straddles the
territories of both India and Myanmar. Experience the rural
atmosphere where you will see long palm roofed Konyak houses,
old village folk with tattoos on their faces and bodies.
Day 6: Mon
Another day at Mon visiting Konyak tribal villages
Day 7: Mon – Dibrugarh
back to Dibrugarh in
Day 8: Ferry across River Brahmaputra – Pasighat, 1 hour ferry +
130 km/ 4 hours drive
Morning board a ferry and sail across the mighty River
Brahmaputra. Then drive
upto Pasighat. On the way and
just before reaching Pasighat we will stop at an
Adi inyong tribal village, the first of many in
Arunachal Pradesh. The houses are built with bamboo with
palm leaf or thatch roofs. The tribe is agrarian and practice
wet rice cultivation. On arrival check into Hotel.
Day 9: Pasighat – Along, 140 km/ 6 hours
to Along, this journey is perhaps the most scenic on this tour with
the Siang River to your right most of the time and the beautiful
Himalayan foothills. Stop at a long cane and bamboo hanging bridge
and have a picnic lunch. Check into your hotel on arrival.
Day 10: Along
day at Aalo including a walk from one Adi tribal village to another
going through a hanging bridge. Evening enjoy a local meal at a
village while some of the villagers welcome you with a traditional
dance. Return to your hotel.
Day 11: Along – Daporijo, 160 km/ 6 hours
to Daporijo, on the way stop at Tagin and Hill Miri tribal villages.
Check into Hotel on arrival. Evening at the interesting
Day 12: Daporijo:
trip to the Tagin tribal village of Sippi. We walk in the village
looking and interacting with the villagers. The Tagins practice
polygamy and were a hunter-gatherer race. Their villages are small
and scattered across a large area.
Day 13: Daporijo – Ziro, 160 km/ 6 hours
to Ziro. At 5000 ft this is the highest place on this tour.
Afternoon visit Apatani tribal villages, local market. Overnight at
Hotel / Resort.
Day 14: Ziro
day at Ziro visiting Apatani tribal villages. Ziro is one of the
most traditional areas in Arunachal Pradesh. It is home to the Apatani tribe located on a plateau surrounded by pine-covered
mountains. The Apatani tribes themselves are Ziro's greatest
attraction. The older men-folk tie the hair in top-knots and tattoo
the faces. Apatani women wears wooden nose plugs and also tattoo
their faces. The Apatanis are good cultivators and practice both wet
and terrace cultivation. Paddy (wet rice cultivation) with fish
culture is very popular among them.
Day 15: Ziro
more day at Ziro to complete the village visits and also the visits
to the craft center and the small but interesting museum.
Day 16: Ziro – Majuli Island, 200 km drive/ 45 min ferry
200 km/ 6 hour to the river front, take a ferry to Majuli Island,
the culture center of Assam. Visit Hindu monasteries or ‘satras’.
Interact with the ‘bhakats’ or monks, know about their practices and
way of living. Overnight at Cottages, simple but comfortable
with attached bath and WC.
Day 17: Majuli Island
cycle through this pristine environment visiting satras and villages
and learn more about this unique culture. Visit a village inhabited
by Mishing tribe, interact with the people. PM visit pottery/mask
making village. Enjoy an enchanting monastic dance in one of the
Satras. Dinner and overnight.
Day 18: Majuli Island
more day in the island – early morning today we go over to a
pristine area with a water body to look for birds. In the afternoon
we visit another Satra and a village of the Deori tribe.
19: Majuli Island – Kaziranga National Park, 2 hrs ferry/ 1 and ½ hr
another ferry to Neematighat and drive on to
Kaziranga. Check into your
lodge on arrival. After lunch we go for a jeep safari in the least
visited eastern range. It is virtually a paradise for bird watchers,
with a variety of migratory and resident birds. It is also home to
eagles, ducks, storks, cormorants and darters. Return to lodge,
dinner and overnight.
Day 20: Kaziranga National Park
early and drive short distance to the central range of the park
to ride on elephant back. The mahouts will steer the elephants
close to where the rhinos are and also to other parts where you
can see herds of Asiatic Water Buffalo and swamp deer, hog deer
and in the midst of it all, if you are lucky you might even spot
the tiger! The central range also harbours the very rare and
endangered Bengal Florican.
Return to the lodge for breakfast. Mid morning you have the
option of visiting a tribal village. Lunch at the lodge and in
the afternoon we board 4 wheel drive open jeeps for a safari in
the western range of the park. Return to the Lodge at dusk.
Dinner and overnight.
Day 21: Kaziranga National Park – Dibrugarh, 240 km/ 5 hours
an early breakfast we go for a jeep safari in the central range
and proceed straight to Dibrugarh. On the way visit Sivasagar,
70 km, 2 hours. Visit the 17th/ 18th Century AD ruins of the
Ahom Kings who had ruled Assam for 600 hundred years. Rang Ghar,
Talatal Ghar and the Shiva Temple is evidence of the Ahom’s
architectural forte. The Ahoms who came from Thailand ij nsearch
of a better life could subjugate the fractionate Assamese
chieftains and win over the confidence of the Assamese people as
a whole, and in turn, they themselves embraced Hinduism and
started erecting Hindu Temples and excavated huge tanks by the
temples. We will see one such tank, believed to be one of the
largest hand excavated tanks in the world, beside the Shiva
Continue east to the town of Dibrugarh that lies 80 km from
Sivasagar. Check into the
heritage tea bungalow, Mancotta. In the afternoon visit a tea
garden, take a tea tour looking at various facets of tea
manufacturing. Walk in the local bazaar in the evening.
Kaziranga National Park
Day 22: Day trip to Nam Phake village, 60 km/ 2 hrs one way.
an interesting village of the Tai-Phake tribe near Dibrugarh. This
indigenous people had their roots in Thailand and they still speak a
dialect of their ancient land and retain their customs and
traditions. They are Buddhists and the Pagoda in their village holds
pride of place. You will be met by a village elder who will take you
around the village telling you stories of their ancestors. Visit the
Pagoda and the chief monk. Return to Dibrugarh
Day 23: Dibrugarh – Kolkata (by air)
Flight to Kolkata. Arrival in Kolkata airport and transfer to your
Day 24: Flight to Home
Transfer to Kolkata airport for flight to home. (End of our services)
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All Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an
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