Arunachal Pradesh · Travel

Arunachal Pradesh: on a tribal trail

Landing in Guwahati and hitting the road for Itanagar was a perfect prelude to the land of surreal natural beauty and diverse landscapes, Arunachal Pradesh.  It is a state of unparalleled biodiversity as well as ethnic and cultural multiplicity with 26 major tribes and a mind boggling 100 subtribes, each of whom have their own… Continue reading Arunachal Pradesh: on a tribal trail

Arunachal Pradesh · Travel

Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh: a paradise amidst the dawn lit mountains

To say that the largest state in the North east of India, Arunachal Pradesh is a travellers’ delight is no understatement.  One of the most fascinating states of India, Arunachal is the land of lofty mountains, dense forests, pristine landscapes and is home to a large tribal population.   Arguably one of the most beautiful sights… Continue reading Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh: a paradise amidst the dawn lit mountains

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Abor Country River camp, Pasighat: nature at your doorstep

If you are game for a ‘date’ with wilderness and look forward to spending a few days literally in the lap of nature, Abor Country River camp in Pasighat must be on your list.  Located in the fascinating state of Arunachal Pradesh and just under 300 km from Itangar, Abor Country River camp is a unique offering… Continue reading Abor Country River camp, Pasighat: nature at your doorstep

Miscellaneous · Travel

Photo essay: Water festival aka ‘Sangken’ celebrations in Itanagar, Arunchal Pradesh

One of the important festivals celebrated by the Theravada Buddhist Community is the annual Sangken festival celebrated during the month of April each year. It is followed mainly by the people of the Khampti, Singpho and Tai Khamyang tribes during an auspicious time band lasting 52 hours over three days. The Lunar New Year begins… Continue reading Photo essay: Water festival aka ‘Sangken’ celebrations in Itanagar, Arunchal Pradesh