We lead exciting and challenging 4×4 tours and treks on foot for small groups through some of the most unexplored regions of North-East India.
Our itineraries are designed for spirited adventurers wishing to explore beyond regular tourist destinations genuinely getting below the surface of India.
Whether you wish to:
- trek at altitude through the foothills of the Eastern Himalaya, visiting remote yak herders’ summer pastures close to the Bhutanese border
- experience the world of Tibetan Buddhism, of prayer flags, gompas and chortens, drink salted butter tea with monks and nuns, and visit Tawang Monastery, the largest Buddhist monastery outside Tibet
- participate in authentic, donyi polo, animist village festivals
- explore the exceptional tribal districts of central Arunachal Pradesh, with options to hike into the jungle-clad hills and take refreshments with locals in hidden villages
- traverse the plains of northern Assam, visiting ancient Hindu palaces and temples
- lodge overnight in wildlife sanctuaries in search of the endangered one-horned rhino, the state animal of Assam, or the even rarer Hornbill, the state bird of Arunachal Pradesh, whether in jeeps, on elephant back or on foot
- sail across the mighty Brahmaputra River alongside locals conducting their daily business, and visit magical Majuli Island, the world’s largest inhabited river island, its exceptional blend of traditional tribal life interspersed with unique Hindu satras
- venture into unspoiled areas of Nagaland, seeking out remote Konyak, Ao and Angami tribe villages, meet the tattooed warriors, headhunters from a nearly by-gone age, and even step across the Indian border into Myanmar (Burma)
- visit the most hard-fought battle grounds of World War Two and the cemetery at Kohima itself, today immaculately maintained by the British War Graves Commission
- enjoy the colourful display and traditional dances of the tribes of North-East India at the exotic annual Hornbill Festival, we have the tour for you.