Day 01: Arrival at Guwahati Airport - Tezpur
Fly to Guwahati Airport, Guwahati is the capital of Assam. Meet and assisted by Boni Tour & Travels representatives and drive to Tezpur (190km/4hr). Overnight in Tezpur.
Day 02: Tezpur- Ziro
A long days drive of about 320km/8 hrs will take you to the hills of Arunachal Pradesh, where we journety through this fascinating tribal region begin. The first part of the journey through Assam is still flat. You pass several tea plantations. Enroute we drive through the habitat of the Nyishi tribal villages. The men wear traditional headgear with beak of the hornbill. It is now illegal for this endangered bird, which is also the national bird of Arunachal Pradesh. The chance to see people with this headgear is therefore quite small. Overnight in Ziro.
Day 03: Ziro
Today we explore the area where several villages of Ziro, the Apatani located. Ziro is about 1500 meters, surrounded by mountains of about 2500 meters. The culture of the Apatani is quite different from the other tribes in Arunachal Pradesh. Apatani believe they are the direct descendants of Abotani, the first man. There are around 20,000 Apatani’s. While walking through the streets of Hong Hija, Bula, Duta Hari to see rows of terraced houses. You will be welcomed in as a guest and you will get to know the locals. Especially the big nose plugs and ear ring and the women will immediately notice. This is only the older generation and is a tradition that will slowly die. In the morning visit the village of Hong , an hour from where we are in the rice filed and bamboo forests to the village Hari walk and then to the village of Bula. In the afternoon, we visit the villages and possibly Duta Hija and the local market Hapoli, the small but nice museum and sale emporium, a shop where you can buy nice souvenirs Apatani. Overnight in Ziro.
Day 04: Ziro – Daporijo
After breakfast drive to Daporijo 170km/6hrs through a green tropical landscape to Daporijo. On the way we visit to several villages or make a more extensive visit to one or two villages. In the morning we first visit a Nyishi village, located about 25 kilometers outside of Ziro. After a short two drives will take you to a Nyishi village, about 5 km from Raga. The women of the Nyishi wearing large round earrings. In the afternoon, we still at Muri Mugli, a village visit Nyishi. Late afternoon we arrive in Daporijo. Daporijo itself lies in a beautiful valley, situated on the banks of the river Subansiri. Daporijo itself is a small town. Overnight in Daporijo.
Day 05: Daporijo
Whole days we explore the surroundings of Daporijo where several tribal villages are located. The tribes here believe that the Sun and Moon are the highest deity. Normally we visit the morning the Sippi and Dolum village which is inhabited by Tagin tribes. Then we drive Menga, an ancient Hindu Temple where we can visit in a rock and a long bamboo bridge crossing. Afternoon visit the Nyishi villages in Don and Ligu. Overnight inDaporijo.
Day 06: Daporijo – Aalo
A beautiful journey of 170km/6hrs drive on a pretty good asphalt road takes you to Aalo. Enroute we will visit Galo villages. In this region are home to many strains belonging to the Galo. They are known for their semi –religious dances, the main Ponung dance. Galo are known for their beautifully woven traditional attire. After about two hours drive we Bararupak the village, a village of Galo visit, one hour later we arrive at another village of Tapi village. On the way we have our lunch. No doubt you are invited to locally fired rice wine or rice beer. Along itself is again a small provincial town. Overnight in Aalo.
Day 07: Aalo
After breakfast, take your whole day will be in Aalo, visiting villages of the Galo like Kabu, Podha, Paya and Jirdin etc. Take a walk from Kabu village to Paya village – a very scenic walk along the River yango. Galo people built a house on the stone with using nail and use of bamboo, wood, rope and leaf. Evening vist local market where tribal women sell vegetable, ornament and traditional dress etc. These tribes are also believed and pray to Donyi-Polo i.e. Sun & Moon, which are a God and Goddess. Overnight in Aalo.
Day 08: Aalo – Pasighat
It is a journey of about 120km/4hrs drive along the Siang River towards Pasighat. Travel through a beautiful jungle-like landscape filled with lush vegetation and the hum of the jungle. You also see many beautiful species of butterflies in all colors, shapes and sizes. Perhaps we see Mithun, the semi-wild animals, an animal sacred to the peoples of Arunachal, which prevents them from each festival at least one Mithun to slaughter. In this region are home to many strains belonging to the Adi, which in turn is subdivided into many sub-tribes like Adi Minyong, Adi Padam, Adi Bori etc. You can also visit the villages and yeksi, Pangin, a Minyong village. Minyong the warriors will undoubtedly show the traditional war dance. Overnight in Pasighat.
Day 09: Pashigat
Breakfast at hotel, we explore whole day the Adi-Miyong tribal villages. These tribes are also believed and pray to Donyi-Polo i.e. Sun & Moon, which are a God and Goddess. Their houses, language, dress, ornament and living system is different from rest of the people. These are splendid villages with large houses of bamboo. The older men have frequently still traditional head with full feathers hang those were used at the time of war sheathing. On the local market of Pasighat you find all kinds of unknown vegetable and fruit types and also naga-peper, hottest pepper in the world! Overnight in Pasighat.
Day 10: Pasighat – Dibrugarh
After breakfast, we will drive to Dibrugarh 170km/4hrs and 1hrs on ferry. Enroute cross one of the biggest rivers in the world-the Brahmaputra by ferry is a unique experience as we can only gauge the vastness of the river once we are on the ferry. Our destination across the river is the town of Dibrugarh. Overnight in Dibrugarh.
Day 11: Dibrugarh – Mon
Today we leave Assam again and drive along a good but busy road to the border with Nagaland 160km/5hrs. Mon is located at the land of Konyak Nagas; they were one of the great warriors among Nagas. We visit Wakching Konyak village. Late afternoon we arrive in Mon. Overnight in Mon.
Day 12: Mon
Whole day we explore the Konyak Nagas. We visit some villages of these former headhunters. They have facial tattoos and wear big horns in their ears. In the afternoon we visit the home of the Angh in Chui village. Konyaks are still ruled by chiefs known as Angh’s. In the morning we visit the village Shanyu where we see a unique piece of woodworking art. It is 7 meters long and 4 meters high fertility symbol from a piece of wood. In the afternoon we vist the village Konyak Longwa, situated on a hill. In each village, the morung means the community in centre of the village. This is always the biggest and nicest house in the village. The weapons are stored and you will find many beautiful wood decorations. Overnight in Mon.
Day 13: Mon – Mokokchung
After an early breakfast, drive to mokokchung 220km/7hrs, Mokokchung is located in picturesque town is the cultural centre of the Ao tribes. The Ao nagas is fomous for their colourful dances. According to ledend, the early Aos settled here first after coming from Chungliyimti. Evening free at leisure. Overnight in Mokokchung.
Day 14: Mokokchung
After breakfast, we set to explore Longkhum – a vanguard village of the days of head hunting is situated 17 km from Mokokchung town.The Aos have a belief that Longkhum is the resting place for the dead on their onward journey to paradise. Afternoon visit Ungma village – which is one of the biggest Ao village and Momokchuket also. Overnight in Mokochung.
Day 15: Mokokchung – Kohima
After breakfast drive to Kohima 140km/5hrs. Kohima is the capital of Nagaland and the hill station. Here you can admire the old city gates which motives of headhunting are the cut. Enroute visit Lotha tribal villages. Overnight in Kohima.
Day 16: Kohima
After breakfast, visit War Memorial , the state Museum treasures rare collection of articles of different tribes which speak about the history and tradition of the Nagas. Afternoon visit Khonoma village, an Angami tribal village, about 20 kms towards the west of Kohima. The Khonoma village has its own traditions of valor and courage. The history reveals that Khonoma provided protection to several villages in good old days. The village gate tells the story of the British infiltration into Naga Hills. The state museum treasures rare collection of articles of different tribes which speak about the history and tradition of the Nagas. Evening visit the local market. Overnight in Kohima.
Day 17: Kohima – Jorhat
Again we return to Assam. Dimapur in the way we visit the ruins of Kachari Tribe. Then we drive to the border and drive back in Assam. Jorhat is surrounded by tea plantations 240km/6hrs. Overnight in Jorhat.
Day 18: Jorhat – Majuli
Today we visit the world largest river island of Majuli 40km/1hrs & 2hrs on ferry. This, in the middle of the Brahmaputra located, River Island is the largest of its kind. On the island you will find 22 satras, important Hindu monasteries and centers for Assamese art. Majuli, the world largest in habitant River Island in world. These islands cover the area of more than 800 sq.km. situated in the north east part of India ( Assam), famous for culture of Assamese and the tribes like , Mishing, Deori, Kachari. These monasteries are satras of neo-vaishnavisum flow, the major Hindu movement in Assam. By ferry simple stabbing us on the Brahmaputra, a trip of 1 ½ hours sailing. Overnight in Majuli.
Day 19: Majuli
Majuli, the biggest river island, lap Kamalabari Satra and Auniati Satra, centers of Vaishnavite culture. Early morning we visit the satras which are praying in very unique. Afternoon visit Deori and Mishing tribal villages of their tradition, custom and their living style. Evening enjoy the traditional cultural display by tribal local people. Overnight in Majuli.
Day 20: Majuli – Kaziranga
Today we will drive back next destination to Kaziranga via Jorhat 260km/5hrs. This park is located on the South bank of the Brahmaputra and cover the area of 340 sq.kms, it is Home of Great Indian One horn Rhinoceros. Tigers are of also present in sizable numbers. Other attractions include the wild buffalo, magnificent swamp deer, hog deer, wild bear, Hoolak gibbon and Capped Langur etc. Among the birds, the Crested Serpent Eagle is common, also the Pallas Fishing eagle, Grey Headed Fishing Eagle, Crane, Great Adjutant Stork, Bengal Floricab, Bar Headed Goose, Whistling Teal and Pelican can be seen in the wild. Afternoon visit the Tea Garden and Adivashi tribal villages. Overnight in Kaziranga.
Day 21: Kaziranga
Kaziranga is the world famous national park. Kaziranga National park is one of the last places where the Indian one horn rhinoceros occurs. It is estimated that there are currently about 2000 rhinos. There also exist a relatively large population of Bengal tigers and various species of deer, buffalo, elephants, tigers and exotic birds. Full day inside the National Park for game viewing. Early morning Elephant ride. Early morning Elephant ride. After morning breakfast jeep safari in central zone. Afternoon again jeep safari in Western Zone. Overnight in Kaziranga.
Day 22: Kaziranga – Guwahati Airport
After breakfast drive to Guwahti and transfer Guwahati Airport (230km/ 4½ hrs) toward Delhi / Major Cities of India, tour end.
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