Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh is inhabited by the world’s largest variety of ethnic tribal groups and subgroups. Their diverse and unique rich culture, traditional heritage still remain fresh and well-preserved.
Experience the unmatched beauty of Arunachal on this Overlanding journey through a land of lush green forests, deep river valleys, beautiful plateaus and snow-capped mountains.
A specially curated itinerary that covers Myoko festival in Ziro, Mopin festival in Aalo and lets you discover the magic & mystique of Menchukha.
Festivals are an essential part of the socio-cultural life of Arunachalees. The festivals have a connection with agriculture and are celebrated with ritualistic gaiety either to thank God or to pray for a bumper harvest.
Menchukha (meaning medicinal water of snow), is a Buddhist hamlet situated a mere 29 kms from the Indo-Tibetan border

28th March – 8th April (12D/11N)

28th March: Arrive in Dibrugarh. Introduction and briefing session followed by Dinner.
29th March: Depart at 8am and cover 270 km to Ziro in about 8 hours. Upon arrival, explore Ziro Valley which is one of the prettiest landscapes in India.
30th March: Experience Myoko festival, which is a celebration of friendship and harmony between various Apatani villages. This festival has one of the most distinctive rituals that one needs to see to believe.
31st March: Depart at 9am for Daporijo a sleepy town beside the Subansiri river, surrounded by green mountains. There will be some off-roading on this stretch of 170 km, as in some parts the roads don’t exist.
1st April: Depart at 9am for Aalo, a picturesque valley at the confluence of Sipu and Siyom rivers. Aalo is like a basecamp for travelling to Menchukha. It will take about 9 hours to cover 160 km.
2nd April: After an early start, we head to Menchukha which is one of the most picturesque destinations in Arunachal Pradesh, that’s also known for both its religious and historical significance.
3rd April: Explore Menchukha valley. Visit Samten Yongcha monastery, hike upto Menchukha peak, walk on some rickety hanging bridges across Yargyap Chu.
4th April: Another day in this mystical destination. Visit the Nanak Lama Gurudwara, hike to the source of ‘holy water’. After lunch drive across to a quaint basti (village) called Dorjeeling.
5th April: With a heavy heart, bid adieu to this paradise. Drive back to 180 km to Aalo, arriving to  the festivities of the mystical Mopin festival,
6th April: Experience the Mopin festival, celebrated by the Galo tribe which is believed to bring wealth and prosperity to all households and the whole community.
7th April: Late start as all we have to do is get to Dibrugarh some 200 km away. Spend the evening exploring some heritage ‘chai bagans’.
8th April: After 11 days of journey through the ‘land of the dawn lit mountains’, it’s time to head back home. Hopefully with very happy memories!
  • Expedition Leader
  • Outdoor Specialist
  • Support team ensuring complete convoy management
  • Expedition ready 4×4 to self-drive (with fuel for the entire journey)
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis – mix of homestays, guesthouses and IB/PWD bungalows
  • Meals – Breakfast & Dinner (choice of pure veg is available)
  • Radio communication
  • Local Culinary delight & Cultural immersion
  • Village walks, Local sightseeing, and Exploration
  • Local guidance and support from experts
  • Necessary documentation and arrangement
  • Amazing photo and video opportunities





Day 1: Arrive at Dibrugarh. 
Day 2: Drive Dibrugarh – Ziro
Day 3: Myoko Festival
Day 4: Drive Ziro – Daporijo
Day 5: Drive Daporijo – Aalo
Day 6: Drive Aalo – Menchukha
Day 7: Explore Menchukha
Day 8: Explore Menchukha
Day 9: Drive Menchukha – Aalo
Day 10: Mopin Festival
Day 11: Drive Aalo – Dibrugarh 
Day 12: Depart from Dibrugarh