This active adventure holiday for the family is set in some of the only flatlands of Arunachal Pradesh. Exploring around the Brahmaputra, Lohit and Dibang rivers. Rich plains have always given rise to more sophisticated and elaborate societies. This is the region where Hinduism, Theravada Buddhism and the Animist tribes meet and have coexisted for eons.
Over the duration of this tour you will get an in-depth into this interesting regions wide mix of cultures, experience the lush environment and bio-diversity, indulge in some adventures and learn about the rich history of this little known corner of the sub-continent.
This holiday can be tailored to your family’s personal preferences, be it the range of activities, duration or accommodation options.
> Level: Off the Grid > Total Days: 6 to 10 > Experiences: Water based activities, walks, cultural insights, cuisine & cycling > Terrain: 85% Plains > Altitude variation: 150 to 800 mts > Best Time: October to March > Airport in: Dibrugarh (Assam) > Airport out: Dibrugarh (Assam)
> Periphery of foothills of the Eastern most Himalayas > Land of the elephant tamers and birthplace of Assam Tea > One of the first oil producing regions of the world > The birthplace of the Mighty Brahmaputra Valley > Off the grid farms and Family run guest houses > Options of Cycling, Hiking and Rafting
> All accommodation > Meals (As per plan) > Refreshment and water throughout > SUV backup throughout > Guide (During activities) > FA Kit > Activities as mentioned in itinerary
> Accommodation: Tea Bungalows, Eco Lodges & Camping > Meals: All meals > Refreshments & Water: High energy snacks and Water during throughout
** Our Itineraries are quite unique hence we prefer not to put it up on the site. Please write in to us for the detailed itinerary and cost.
The region is at the foot of the Mishmi hills, mostly flat river plains
Sturdy SUV’s and sturdier driver will accompany you on every trip. the condition of roads do not allow for larger vehicles, however do our best to provide you the best in comfort in relation to the routes that we ply on. These vehicles are along right from your airport pick up to your drop back to the airport.
Indian nationals require a Inner Line Permit (ILP) whereas foreign nationals require Restricted Area Permits (RAP), both of which have a certain fees applicable.
Post monsoon months of September- October and pre monsoon months of March-April are very pleasant with blue skies and a fair days. Peak winters are from November to February with the mercury coming down below 18 C, in the evenings, however the days are still favourable for cycling.
As far as possible we would prefer local fare when it comes to meals, however we understand the need for comfort food when multiple days of intense exertion is required. Nutritious and palatable foot is always freshly cooked with fresh local ingredients. We provide potable packaged water which we carry in large 20lt cans so as keep plastic to the minimum. Reusable water bottles are provided at the onset of each journey.
We have a very experienced team which is also local. This reflects in the overall safety of our tours. Rest assured your guides know where extra attention is required and when. All our routes are well known to us, we know where the nearest medical facilities are, we know whom to contact if in case of an emergency, we know all the alternate routes in case of road blockages. We have CASEVAC protocols in place to streamline the process in case of emergencies. You can rest easy knowing that in the outdoors in general and this region in particular you are in safe hands with us.