Solung Festival Tour

Pioneer Festival Place: Pasighat
Travel Duration: 11 Days
Date: 30th August – 09th September

30th August - Day 01: Delhi / Major Cities of India – Dibrugarh
Meeting and assistance on arrival at Dibrugarh Airport. Dibrugarh is known as the tea capital of Assam because of the numerous tea estates that surrounds this town. Drive to Dibrugarh city (18km / ½ hrs) by a private car and transfer to the hotel, whilst the room keys and check-in is organized. If time permits visit Assam Tea Garden. Overnight at Dibrugarh.

31st August - Day 02: Dibrugarh – Pasighat
After breakfast, we will drive to Pasighat (190km/5hrs &1hrs in 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 Pasighat. Overnight at Pasighat.

01st August - Day 03: Pasighat (Solung Festival of Adi Tribes)
The main festival of the Adi tribes, Solung Festival is the annual festival. During this festival, the Doyni Polo (i.e. Sun & Moon) honored. Without this worship we cannot receive god blessings. The worship of Doyni Polo is a costly affair. During the festival there are many Millet beers, local rice beer, being 3/4 months preparing for the festival. The preparations and arrangements of the festival take place according to a particular calendar. After early breakfast drive to Festival celebrating Ground for inaugural ceremony and traditional folk dance and song, every one wearing traditional dress, ornament etc, rituals of Mithun, Pig and chicken sacrifices in front of the altar to God for welfare for the society as well as for good harvasting. Overnight at Pasighat.

02nd August - Day 04: Pasighat
After breakfast, we explore the Adi-Miyong and Idu Mishmi tribal villages. These tribes are also believed and pray to Donyi-Polo i.e. Sun & Moon, which are a God and Goddess. Their house, language, dress, ornament and living system is different from rest of the people. In the surroundings of Pasighat we visit some Mismhi villages. 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 at Pasighat.

03rd August - Day 05: Pasighat – Aalo
Today drive to Aalo (120km/4hrs).We travel by splendid jungle landscape full sumptuous vegetation with on the context the hum of the jungle. Afternoon visit District Museum and Sale Emporium, after that we visit Darka Galo village which is the biggest village in Aalo. Overnight at Aalo.

04th August - Day 06: 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 at Aalo.

05th August - Day 07: Aalo – Daporijo
In the morning we will drive to Daporijo (170km/6hrs) which is a small town to see a very interesting and colorful tribe called the Tagin and Hill Miri. On the way you will visit Maro, Tipi, Bagra and more Galos villages. They have their own culture and tradion. Overnight at Daporijo.

06th August - Day 08: Daporijo – Ziro
Today drive by a green tropical landscape to Ziro (170km/6hrs). Enroute we visit some Hill Miri villages. Sometimes there old bamboo bridges must become crossed to reach the villages. The women of the Hill Miri carry large round ear bels. Ziro has located at the altitude of 5700 feet; Ziro is situated in a valley Plateau enclosed by hills covered with dense alpine forests. The culture of the Apatani differs rather from the other tribes in Arunachal Pradesh. The Apatani to believe that they descend directly of Abotani, first people. There it’s such a 25,000 Apatani. Overnight at Ziro.

07th August - Day 09: Ziro
Full day explore Apatani tribal villages, like Hong - Dutta – Hija – Bulla -Hari etc. The Uniqueness of Apatani tribe is tattooing on women face and its nose plug. Here we get a close look at the art of bamboo, cane and weaving. Apatanis are also believed in Donyi-Polo i.e. Sun and the moon as a god and have traditional altar in front of house made up of bamboo and leave. Overnight at Ziro.

08th August - Day 10: Ziro – Tezpur
After breakfast, drive to Tezpur (350km/8hrs). Evening visit Aghni Garh, Da-Pobitro Temple, River Bramaputra view and Local Market for shopping. Overnight at Tezpur.

09th August - Day 11: Tezpur – Guwahati Airport – Delhi / Major Cities of India
After breakfast depart to Guwahati and transfer Guwahati Airport (190km/4hrs) towards Delhi / Major Cities of India, Service end.

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-Foreign tourists are no needing any Protected Area Permit in Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura
-Foreign tourists are exempted from Protected Area Permit in Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland.
-For Arunachal Pradesh - Foreign Tourists required a Protected Area Permit (PAP) in a group of two or more persons can obtain PAP for a period of thirty days.
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Tour price includes:
  Accommodation: On twin sharing rooms or single room.  AP Basis: (Tea/Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner/Mineral water).  Transportation: All transfer and sightseeing.  English speaking Guide throughout the tour.  The entire entrance fee to Museum, Monument, Village fee etc.  Protected Area Permit / Inner Line Permit.  All the applicable taxes.

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  Any Air Fare / Train Fare  Any kind Insurance  Any personal expenses like tips, camera, laundry, beverages like Beer, Wine, and Cold Drinks etc.  Any cost in the event of Flights cancellation due to weather condition, landslide, strike / band etc.

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Individual Travelers:
- 50% of total tour cost must be paid upon confirmation by bank transfer.
- 50% the rest of amount will be paid after or before arrival.


- 50% must be paid upon confirmation by bank transfer.
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-Up to 5 years all are totally free of Charges, sharing Parent’s room same basis,
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Opposite Civil Secretariat, Itanagar,  Papumpare District, Arunachal Pradesh, Pin Code: 791111, India.


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