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Ziro Festival of Music 2016

The Ziro Festival of Music is on every year in Arunachal Pradesh in the month of September. This year, the organisers have fixed the dates as September 22 – 25, 2016. The festival is, as the organisers put it – 4 days of eat, drink and merry. We can vouch for that. Our experience over the last two years was out of this world.
 
Read more about the Festival here – Ziro Festival Organiser’s Site
 
This trip is ideal for music and concert enthusiasts.
 
Ziro Festival of Music
[Image courtesy: Ashwin Challam]
 
This year too, we offer you logistical support only as the rest is done by the organisers of the festival. If you would like to book directly, you can visit the organiser’s site at this link -> More information on Ziro
 
A summary of the programme is listed below:
Our cars will be at Guwahati airport on the morning of September 21, 2016.
September 21, 2016 – Pick up from Guwahati airport [morning] and head to Itanagar for the night.
[driving time: approx 8 – 9 hours || approximate distance: 350 km || general terrain – flat || road condition – good for the most part]
September 22, 2016 – Leave Itanagar early in the morning and head straight to Ziro. We leave very early in the morning so that we can reach Ziro as early as possible. Check in to the hotel and head straight to the venue for the rest of the day.
[driving time: approx 6 – 7 hours || approximate distance: 170 km || general terrain – hilly || road condition – not good]
September 23, 2016 – Spend the day at the festival
September 24, 2016 – Spend the day at the festival or take the car and drive around the region to explore a bit
September 25, 2016 – Spend the day at the festival or take the car and drive around the region to explore a bit
September 26, 2016 – Leave Ziro in the morning and head to Tezpur for the night
[driving time: approx 12 – 14 hours || approximate distance: 310 km || general terrain – hilly and the last bit is flat || road condition – not good for the most part]
September 27, 2016 – Head to Guwahati Airport for departure.
[driving time: approx 4 – 6 hours || approximate distance: 210 km || general terrain – flat || road condition – good]
 
Our programme covers only logistical support – so we get you a seat in a car and a bed in a hotel. You will need to pay for your food, incidentals and of course, the Ziro Festival entrance tickets – best bought in advance and online from the organiser’s link [above].
 
Write to us at rohan.abraham@indiatrail.org or david.angami@indiatrail.org to book your trip or to learn more about this.
 
Arrival at: Guwahati Airport, Assam [morning of September 21, 2016] Departure from: Guwahati Airport, Assam [last flight of September 27, 2016]  
Notes
1. we have limited seats available for this programme. so book it as soon as you’re sure you want to go.
2. all prices are on twin sharing basis.
3. These costs do not include the cost of your food, incidentals, activities etc at Ziro or on the way to or back from Ziro
4. we use a Toyota Innova and a Mahindra Xylo for transportation, or cars of a similar size
5. all bookings are subject to seat availability on the date of booking confirmation
6. more about what we do Website Instagram Facebook

 
Ziro Valley Arunachal Pradesh

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