Available : Monday to Friday, 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM IST
ABOUT THIS TOUR
Tucked away in the far north-east of India, wedged between the borders of Bhutan, Burma and Tibet, Arunachal Pradesh is India 's newest and least-known state. Before the region was elevated to statehood in 1986, Arunachal Pradesh, along with Assam, Nagaland and 4 other states was known as the North-East Frontier Agency (NEFA). Excerpt for occasional forays by administrators and anthropologists during the time of the British, nothing much was known about this area for most of the 20th century. The isolation of the North East Frontier Agency was legally safeguarded by India's own government; before laws permitting limited tourism were passed in 1995, even Indian citizens were not allowed to visit.
The North East Frontier Agency lands never belonged to ancient India. They were, and still are, peopled by Mongoloid and Mon-Khmer austere stock, far removed from Aryan-Dravidian blood of the mainstream. The people here are animists (except the area of Tawang where they accepted Buddhism); in the Highlands, wild Burmese tribes enthusiastically practiced indiscriminate headhunting until as late as the fifties. To the north, Mongoloid tribals, bare-bodied in breech-clouts, are today still encountering “civilization".
Trip Itinerary Day
Arrive in Delhi. Upon arrival at international airport you will be welcomed by our representative and transported to your hotel. (Rooms will be available from 1400 Hrs).
After breakfast, transfer to airport and board the flight for Jaipur. DEL/JAI AI 491 ETD/ETA 1205/1255 Hrs On arrival, drive to Ranthambhore. Check into the hotel.