North East India comprises of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura and is connected to the rest of India by a narrow 20 Km. while sharing a 2000 km. international border with neighbouring Bhutan, Bangladesh, Burma and China. No wonder the region is a melting point of 220 diverse ethnic groups of different origins like Tibeto-Burmese, Thai, Sino-Tibetans, Austro-Asiatic,etc. Here traces of paganism can still be seen with Shamans carrying out ancient rituals. A well preserved culture can be witnessed in the various tribal festivals taking place throughout the year.
The region is also a biodiversity hotspot, with very dense forest cover and home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Some unique notable species like the One Horned Rhinoceros, Flying Squirrel, Hoollock Gibbon, Snow Leopard, Gangetic River Dolphin etc are exclusively found only in this region. Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim have been recognized by WWF as a priority Global 200 Eco-region. With several high altitude zones in this belt, a wide diversity of flora and fauna is found here, the avifauna population reaching for about 850 species. North East hosts more than 20 national parks and wildlife sanctuaries.
This is a multi- activity tour that takes you to explore the eastern Himalayan region of Arunachal Pradesh, the easternmost tip of India, a meeting point of the major tributaries of the river Brahmaputra, wherefrom the Brahmaputra valley is born.
Price: £ 2437
Travel Date: 4-15 Mar 2017 / 11-22 Nov 2017
In this trip, visit India’s North East during the Hornbill Festival, where each of the 16 Naga tribes (belonging to the state of Nagaland) showcases its colourful costumes with beads, jewellery, ivory armlets, headgears (made of bamboo, orchids and decorated with boar’s teeth and hornbill’s feathers) and weapons (spears and daos).
Price: £ 2350
Travel Date: 25 Nov - 10 Dec 2017
Pemako, located in the far reaches of Eastern Himalayan Arunachal Pradesh is a Beyul. Beyuls are earthly hidden valleys. Beyuls can be reached by undertaking arduous journeys to outer worldly places akin to those undertaken by enlightened souls who seek the Buddhist path to liberation.
Price: £ 2950
Travel Date: 16 Sep - 11 Oct 2017
The Battles of Imphal and Kohima has been noted by British Military Historian Robert Lyman as one of the four great turning-point battles of the Second World War. It was in these battles that the British Corps comprising both British and Indian soldiers stopped Japanese army from entering India and march through Asia.
In this trip, you will start your journey in Guwahati, the gateway to North East India, from where you will meander your way through picturesque mountains, Passes, villages teeming with simple faces, and reach Tawang nestled at an altitude of 10,000 feet.
Price: £ 1600
The tour takes you to the state of Nagaland during the Aoling festival of the headhunting tattooed tribe of the Konyak Nagas in the remote district of Mon. Here, visit Lungwa, where the village chief's house sits amidst the India-Burmese border and other villages and get the opportunity to meet the village elders who wear tattoos on their faces and torso, wear animal hair and skin and headdress.
Price: £ 2250
Travel Date: 1 April - 10 April 2017
Assam is the only place in India, other than Rajasthan where Horse Riding Holidays are offered. And what perhaps could be a better way of exploring the beautiful Brahmaputra valley, the lush green tea gardens and enjoy a charming stay in the chang bungalows reminiscing the colonial days.
Price: £ 2500
In this tour you will visit the North East Indian states of Assam. Meghalaya and Nagaland. The tour begins in Guwahati, the gateway to North East India and also the most important commercial centre of the region.
Price: £ 2450