Nagaland Hornbill Festival – The Ultimate Guide

Posted by on May 24, 2019 in Asia, India | No Comments
Nagaland Hornbill Festival – The Ultimate Guide

The Nagaland Hornbill festival was one of our main draws towards traveling around Northeast India during the winter months. That said, it worked out beautifully, as the October to January period we chose for our trip, turned out to be the perfect time to travel in Northeast India, with the Nagaland Hornbill Festival featuring prominently […]

How to Get to Longwa, Nagaland

Posted by on Apr 19, 2019 in Asia, India | No Comments
How to Get to Longwa, Nagaland

This post deals solely with the logistics of getting to Longwa, Nagaland. For a detailed guide of things to do in Longwa village, take a look at our other post. Longwa, Nagaland is a rural, remote place inhabited by the Konyak tribe on the border between India and Myanmar. We have written a detailed guide […]

Exploring Longwa Village and meeting the Konyak tribe in Nagaland

Posted by on Apr 19, 2019 in Asia, India | 4 Comments
Exploring Longwa Village and meeting the Konyak tribe in Nagaland

The Konyak village of Longwa close to the town of Mon, Nagaland, is a small hamlet on the border between India and Myanmar. The village is an enigma of sorts to us western travelers, consciously or unconsciously accustomed to categorizing people, places and everything else we come across on our travels. The border village of […]

Kaziranga National Park Safari – Meeting the Greater One-Horned Rhino

Posted by on Mar 12, 2019 in Asia, India | 2 Comments
Kaziranga National Park Safari – Meeting the Greater One-Horned Rhino

Kaziranga National Park is without a doubt one of the most popular places to visit in Assam, being one of the more accessible national parks in North East India. With two-thirds of the world’s one-horned rhinos calling Kaziranga their home, a Kaziranga National Park safari with the possibility of spotting the one-horned rhino, is very […]

The Magic of Majuli Island – One of the Best Places to Visit in Assam

Posted by on Jan 26, 2019 in Asia, India | No Comments
The Magic of Majuli Island – One of the Best Places to Visit in Assam

Majuli island in the Northeastern state of Assam, listed as the largest river island in the world in the Guinness Book of World Records, is one of the best places to visit in Assam, being home to a unique tribal culture with spectacular surroundings. Unfortunately, Majuli, Assam has been shrinking rapidly due to erosion following […]

How to Reach Majuli Island from Jorhat, Assam

Posted by on Jan 26, 2019 in Asia, India | No Comments
How to Reach Majuli Island from Jorhat, Assam

The charming and peaceful Majuli island, is one of the best places to visit in Assam, and is a convenient and practical place to put on your itinerary since it is not very difficult to get to. Here is a step by step guide on how to reach Majuli Island from Jorhat, Assam. A full […]

Places to Visit in Arunachal Pradesh – Arunachal Pradesh Itinerary

Posted by on Dec 31, 2018 in Asia, India | One Comment
Places to Visit in Arunachal Pradesh – Arunachal Pradesh Itinerary

The remote and relatively unexplored state of Arunachal Pradesh is one of the seven states (some say eight and include Sikkim) making up Northeast India, also called the Seven Sisters. There are several beautiful places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh, which however may be rather difficult to get to, yet make the region one of […]

Experience Mechuka – A Travel Guide to Mechuka, Arunachal Pradesh

Posted by on Dec 19, 2018 in Asia, India | No Comments
Experience Mechuka – A Travel Guide to Mechuka, Arunachal Pradesh

Nestled in a picturesque valley, surrounded by pine forests and snow-capped mountains, lies Mechuka, a remote village in Arunachal Pradesh which has only been made accessible in recent years by means of single road and a dodgy helicopter service. Mechuka tourism is not yet very developed, but we can safely envisage that changing in the […]

Discovering Ziro Valley and the Apatani Tribe of Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh

Posted by on Dec 13, 2018 in Asia, India | No Comments
Discovering Ziro Valley and the Apatani Tribe of Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh

Deep in the rugged mountains of Northeast India, lies the lush and fertile Ziro Valley, land of the Apatani tribe (one of the many friendly tribes of Arunachal Pradesh), a region of pine forests, rice fields, bamboo houses, traditional villages and scenic landscapes. The very peaceful Ziro Valley, in the remote and picturesque state of […]

Guide to Tawang Monastery, Sela Pass and other Places to Visit in Tawang

Posted by on Nov 29, 2018 in Asia, India | 2 Comments
Guide to Tawang Monastery, Sela Pass and other Places to Visit in Tawang

The Tawang Monastery is easily one of the most recognizable landmarks in Arunachal Pradesh. Indeed, the iconic structure is one of the reasons why many people are initially allured towards the wild, mountainous Indian state, although many travelers also very swiftly fall in love with Arunachal’s natural beauty. Besides the Tawang Monastery, other places to […]