Jorhat – Majuli – Ziro – Daporijo – Along – Pasighat – Dibrugarh

ITINERARY

DAY 1: JORHAT TO MAJULI

Meet and greet at Jorhat airport, drive to Nimatighat, from where you will take a boat ride in an individually hired local boat/ Local ferry to reach Majuli.  Majuli is the largest river island in the world. It is also the first island district of India. With an area of around 1250 square kilometres, it is a complete package to check out the cultures and tribes of Assam. We will stay in a traditional Homestay / Mising style house. Overnight in Majuli.

DAY 2: MAJULI

Post breakfast, we will start exploring the river island. Majuli has a number of Satras, which are a type of institution or monastery of Vaishnavite culture pioneered by the Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardeva. It has also different tribal villages including tribes like Mising, Deori, and Sonowal Kachari. There are also cycle trips available in Majuli. The people of this island are very simple and lovely in nature. Majuli is a very large island, with an approximate population of 167,000. It is so large that you will hardly believe that you are in a river! The stay for the night will be at same place.

DAY 3: MAJULI TO ZIRO

From there, we will set out to Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh. It is round 115 kilometers away from the state capital Itanagar. It is also the district headquarter of Lower Subansiri district. The prime tourist attractions of this place are the cool weather of the place (even in summer), the rice fields, and the hills filled with pine trees. Ziro is also the home of Apatani tribe of Arunachal Pradesh. Overnight at Ziro.

DAY 4: ZIRO

Post breakfast, we will explore the beautiful landscapes and tribes of Ziro. The Apatinis are non-nomadic tribes. They are all settled in and around Ziro valley. The prime livelihood of this tribe is cultivation in wet lands. This tribe is very different from the other tribes of Arunachal. They also used to practice a culture of facial tattoos. Overnight at Ziro.

DAY 5: ZIRO TO DAPORIJO

From Ziro we will take you next to Daporijo, which is the headquarters of Upper Subansiri district in Arunachal Pradesh. It’s a hilly place surrounded by green mountains. The little place falls enroute to Along from Ziro Valley and serves as home to the people of Tagin Tribe who are famed for their unique cultures, traditions and religious practices. Reaching there, we will explore the local area. Overnight at Daporijo.

DAY 6: DAPORIJO TO ALONG

From there we will take you to Along on the next day. Along or Aalo is the headquarters of West Siang district. Blessed with natural splendour, this tiny town doesn’t have much of tourist attractions which actually is a boon and makes the place a perfect peaceful offbeat destination where travellers can soak in the rich culture and tradition of the destination. It hosts festivals namely the Mopin and the Yomgo River Festival in the month of April and January respectively. These festivals are the main tourists attraction for Along.

DAY 7: ALONG

Post breakfast roam around this place on this day. If you are visiting on festive season, then we will take you to the cultural shows and traditional fairs. The major population of Aalo is the Galo tribe. Overnight in Along.

DAY 8: ALONG TO PASIGHAT (130KM/7HRS)

From Aalo, we will take you to Pasighat, which is the headquarters of East Siang district. The Siang or the Dihang River flows through this place, which further emerges as the mighty Brahmaputra in Assam. It is a beautiful place with hills and river. Pasighat is the home of Adi tribes of Arunachal. These people are very colorful people. Solung, Aran and Etor are important festivals of this area. Overnight at Pasighat.

DAY 9: PASIGHAT TO DIBRUGARH

From there we will head back to Dibrugarh in Assam. Dibrugarh is a major city of northeast India, and is also called as the Tea city of India. Dibrugarh is located in the south bank of river Brahmaputra. It is surrounded by vast areas of tea gardens. Numerous tea plantations) and factories (including large and small companies are situated around Dibrugarh. After reaching there, we will show you the vast beautiful tea gardens and its green lush spread across the horizons, the heritage of the tea garden people, and their culture and livelihood. Overnight at Dibrugarh.

DAY 10: DIBRUGARH DEPARTURE

Post breakfast Local tour of Dibrugarh if time permits, later proceed to Dibrugarh Airport for your onwards Journey.