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Arunachal Pradesh Tribal Tour

Package Duration
10 Days / 9 Nights
Destination Covered
Guwahati - Tezpur - Itanagar - Dibrugarh

  • Day 1 : Guwahati/ Tezpur (185 kms, 4 hrs drive)

    • Brahmaputra River

    Description :

    Arrive Guwahati by Flight.
    Meeting upon arrival and depart for Tezpur.

    Tezpur: Modern day Tezpur, the Headquarter of Sonitpur District of Assam is said to be erstwhile Sonitpur, the Kingdom of legendary King Banasura. According to the legend when Lord Krishna's army and Banasura's army fought for the rescue of Aniruddha (grandson of Lord Krishna) who married Banasura's daughter 'Usha' against the will of her father there was so much bloodshed that the whole place was stained in red. This prompted to the name of the place becoming Tezpur (means the City of Blood). Modern Tezpur was founded by the British Colonial Administration in 1835 as the Headquarters of Darrang.

    Arrive Tezpur and check in at Hotel.

    Afternoon Visit:

    Agnigarh: According to the legend the site of the fortress was built by Banasura to keep his daughter Usha in isolation. The name 'Agnigarh' has been derived from two Sanskrit words 'Agni’ (meaning fire) and 'garh' (meaning fortress or wall). It is a hill on the banks of the Brahmaputra river and one of the big Tourist attractions in Tezpur. The view of river Brahmaputra the Kolia Bhomora Setu bridge(named after the Ahom general Kolia Bhomora) is really eye catching.

    Rest of the time free at leisure.
    Overnight at Hotel.

    Day 2 : Tezpur/ Itanagar (216 Kms, 5 hrs drive)

    Description :

    Morning after breakfast depart for Itanagar.

    Itanagar: The Capital of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar is situated at the foothills of Himalayas. The name Itanagar is derived from the Historical Ita-Fort (Ita meaning Brick) which dates back between 14th and 16th century. The major Tribe in Itanagar is the Nishies. Situated on the top of the Hills the City offers a very pleasant climate. The Capital City is being divided into two zones by 10 kms Stretch. The other part is known as Naharlagun. It became the Capital of Arunachal Pradesh on 20th April 1974.

    Arrive Itanagar and check in at Hotel.
    Overnight at Hotel.

    Day 3 : Itanagar

    • Ita Fort
    • Ganga Lake

    Description :

    Morning after Breakfast City Tour visiting:

    Ita fort: The Historical Itafort situated in the middle of the Town. It is an fort of irregular shape built with more than 8 million pieces of Bricks. The Fort has been built during Jitari Dynasty which dates back to 1360 to 1550 A.D.

    Ganga Lake: Situated in the foothills of the Himalays the Lake is locally known as Gekar Sinyi (confined water).

    One can also visit Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum, Craft Centre, Emporium, Donyi –Polo Centre for hearing impaired etc.

    Overnight at Hotel.

    Day 4 : Itanagar/ Ziro (170 kms, 4 hrs drive)

    Description :

    Morning after Breakfast drive to Ziro by the same vehicle.

    Places of interest:
    Ziro, a small picturesque town situated at an Altitude of 5000 feet with Pine and Bamboo groves, Villages, a Craft Centre and high altitude Tarin Fish Farm is an ideal place for relaxation.

    Arrive Ziro and check in at Hotel.
    Overnight at Hotel.

    Day 5 : Ziro

    Description :

    Morning after Breakfast visit Tarin, the high altitude fish farm, a famous whispering Pine grove and the Craft Center. From a Hill top, catch the first Rays of dawn lighting up the stunning emerald patchwork quilt of Nature.

    Later visit Talley Valley:
    Tally Valley is located 30 Kms away from Ziro. Tale in Apatani dialect is the name of a plant and to many other Tribes the word means Paradise. The local population grow paddy in tarraced fields all over the Valley. The Apatanis, the main Tribe of this region grow Rice by terrace farming and their indigenous irrigation system is unique amongst the Arunachal Tribals. The Apatani Village comprises of long rows of Houses with a fertility totem in front of each house. They use an indigenous Herbal salt that's ice in Iodine which is quite unique. As a real nature lover, for every Tree they fell, five fresh saplings are planted. The Apatani women are very skilled in handicraft and handloom as one can be see from the wonderfull Jikhe pattern, Woven Jackets and intricately patterned Jilang Shawls. The men are expert in Metallurgy and Bamboo Craft.

    Overnight at Hotel.

  • Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Contact Detail

Grand Eastern Holidays

Contact Person :-

Mr R. C. Sharma

Address :- House No.3, C/o. Mr. R. C. Sharma, Bishnudeva Goswami Path, Near Goenka Nursing Home, Bharalumukh, Gu - 781009