India is the country which is having the variety in every way, as the country is having the largest concentration of tribal people from all over the world except Africa. India has the wide and rich Eco- system which gives the variety of tribes to grow and survive in the country. The north eastern part of the country is completely unexplored. The valley of north east India is having the green vegetation, majestic beauty of mountains, rich variety of flora and fauna.
Beauty of North East India:
There are many such states in North East India which showcases the beauty of north east India. Sikkim where the beauty resides in the orchids bloom on the hillside. Assam which is famous for its tea gardens, Arunachal Pradesh where is the first state in the country to welcome the morning sun, Tripura which explores the princely tradition of the country, Nagaland is the state which is famous for its tribal crafts and culture, Mizoram is the place to enjoy the exquisite bamboo and cane souvenirs, Manipur is the place that luxuriate the traditional dance, Meghalaya is the state that is situated in the picturesque view of the clouds.
Major Tribes of North East India:
The major part of tribes resides in the hilly and forested area of the state. Tribes are generally found in the areas which is away from the alluvial plains and the area which is near to the rivers. The native tribes of Arunachal Pradesh are the tribes that gratifies the heritage of art and crafts and entertaining folksongs. Arunachal Pradesh is the state which is having 26 major tribes and there are many sub tribes who are having their own language and cultural identities. Apatanis is the biggest tribal group of Arunachal Pradesh. Each tribe has its own folk songs and kaleidoscopic traditional dance and dressing style. There are 16 major tribes that are residing in the state of Nagaland. Each is having its own customs, language, dress, attires, jewelery, and head strings that are worn by them. The tribes that resides in Assam are Khamti, Phakial, Khamyang, Aitonia, Nara, Gurung and Shyam.
Tribal Tour to Nagaland
Best Time to Visit: February
Celebrated by: Pochury Tribes
Venue: Phek, Nagaland in India
Duration: 10 Days
In the state Nagaland the most happening festival is Nazu festival which is celebrated by the Pochury tribe of the state. This is the festival that is celebrated for 10 days in the month of February before the sowing of seeds for the year. Songs and dances are also performed by the by the people of the Pochury Tribe during the occasion. Khupielilie dance is one of them performed by the women folk of the Pochury tribe.
Tribal Tour to Arunachal Pradesh:
There are around 20 major tribes and sub tribes in Arunachal Pradesh. All the tribes of the state has its own distinct lifestyle. All the tribes have their own occupation, customs, costumes and festivals. The name of tribes are:
Khambas and Membas
Buguns or Khowas
Hrusso or Akas
Tribal Tour to North East India:
Duration: 13 days/12 Nights
Travel Destinations: Delhi-Guwahati-Itanagar-Ziro-Daporizo-Along-Pasighat-Dibrugarh-Jorhat-Mokokchung-Kohima-Dimapur-Tezpur-Guwahati.
Highlights: Museums, Emporiums, Local Markets, World War II cemetery, Hanging Bridge on the river Siang, Sela Lake and Kohima and Khonorma Village.
Visiting the villages of the North India and to know more about the culture lifestyle people
Shopping for the traditional art and craft items, musical item and the textile from Itanagar
Boating and Angling activity at Ganga Lake.
Sight Seeing activity in Dibrugarh.
Fish Cultivation and hand looms for designing and handicraft in Apatani Village.
The art of Haunting from the village of Along.
Wind Surfing and River Rafting at river Siang in Pasighat.
Enjoying the village cultural programs.