Arunachal Pradesh Tour - Land of Rising Sun
 

Rising from the tropically lush valley of the Brahmaputra river, serried ridges and peak of the Eastern Himalaya of Arunachal Pradesh stand vigilant over one of the most compelling holiday destination in India.

The remostest outpost of the North Eastern State, Arunachal mysterious, unspoiled loveliness entices the adventure with it verdant valley misty mountain peak, swift river and the finest sanctuary for some of India most endangered flora and fauna. Its virgin isolation due to restricted entry regulation has been a blessing in disguise as Arunachal still retains intact its centuries old pristine vistas, diverse tribal heritage and exotic geographical features. The Land of the Rising Sun.

 

Land of Rising Sun - Arunachal Pradesh
Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days
Destinations Covered : Kolkata - Dimapur - Khonoma village - Touphema-Longkhum- Mopungchukit- Satakha- Kohima- Dimapur- Kolkata

 
Day 01: Kolkta

Arrive at Kolkata international airport. Our representative will well come you. Full day city tour. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Dimapur- Khonoma village

Arrive to Kolkata domestic airport. Dimapur by air from Kolkota. Drive 62 kms to Kohima, 1444 m. Continue 20 kms to Khonoma, 1400 m.. This Angami tribal village, is famous for its valour and the resistance to the British expedition in 1879. Overnight stay, in village guest house.

Day 03: Khonoma Village

Explore Khonoma, and peep into local lifestyles. Your local host will take you around the village, explain traditions and customs, show you traditional attires, demonstrate cooking styles, show how they practice agro- forestry. 20 types of paddy is grown at different altitudes along with Alder trees, which provide ecological balance.

Day 04: Khonoma - Touphema Tourist Village

Drive to Touphema Tourist Village, 60 kms. 1200 m. Set up by the village council under the model village development programme, it combines modern comforts with an ethnic setting. Visit old and new Angami tribal village, museum, and participate in a cultural programme. Overnight in Naga Cottage.

Day 05: Touphema - Longkhum Village

Drive to Longkhum Village, 1600 m via Wokha 57 Kms, 1300m. Explore Lotha tribal village. Longkhum was famous as a headhunting village of the Ao tribe.Explore village, visit museum, and interact with Ao tribals. Stay overnight at village guest house.

Day 06: Longkhum Village- Mopungchukit village

Drive 30 Kms to Mopungchukit, , another Ao village, which is the centre for revival of ancient Ao culture. another Ao village, which is the centre for revival of ancient Ao culture. Enroute visit Ugma Village - The centuries old village to get a glimpse of lifestyles, Ao folklore, customs and traditions. Upon arrival at Mopungchukit, explore the village, visit community collection museum, Time-pillar, and Morungs (youth dormitories). Overnight stay at Village Guest House.

Day 07: Mopungchukit - Satakha village

Drive 30 Kms to Mopungchukit, , another Ao village, which is the centre for revival of ancient Ao culture. another Ao Visit Ao Baptist Mission Center, at Impur, and drive 90 kms to Satakha village via Zonheboto, the headquaters of the Sema tribe. Upon arrival explore Seema tribal habitat. Overnight at Village Guest House, 1800 m..

Day 08: Satakha - Kohima

Drive 130 Kms back to Kohima. Enroute visit Chakhesang tribal villages. Peep into Chakhesang tribal culture at the Cultural research centre at Cheteba town. At Kohima stay at Hotel Japfu.

Day 09: Kohima

Kohima local tour: Visit the State Museum for an overview of tribal lifestyle. At the Handloom and Handicraft sales emporium we can do some shopping. There is a fine collection of traditional and contemporary handloom and other craft. Latter we visit the famous World War II Cemetery. This is the site where the Japanese invasion of India was defeated. Overnight stay at Hotel Japfu.

Day 10: Kohima - Dimapur

Drive to Dimapur to board your departure flight. Arrive in Kolkata. Check in Hotel, remaining time for rest and leisure. Overnight at hotel

Day 11: Kolkata

After Breakfast catch a flight for your onward destination.

Important: A Restricted Area Permit is mandatory. Contact us 04 weeks in advance, after obtaining India visa, to arrange for the permits.

 
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