Day 1: Dibrugarh to Roing
Pickup from Dibrugarh commencing our drive to Roing, the gateway to our Dibang Adventure. On the way we will traverse over the 9 kilometer Bhupen Hazarika setu over the Lohit river, the longest bridge in India.
Day 2: Roing to Anini
Get ready for a long adventurous ride through some of the thickest forests you would have ever seen as we begin with our Dibang Adventure. The drive to Anini is long, but stunningly beautiful as you pass through landmarks like Mayodia pass (8700 feet), Hunli and Etalin. O/n at a homestay in Anini
Day 3: Mathu excursion
Of the six major tributaries which come together to form the Dibang river, Mathu is the most forceful one. Today we will drive down the Mathu valley to be left spellbound by its picture perfect landscapes. Drive to the fabled Mipi village from there F.M Bailey had started his survey into Tibet in 1911. After crossing the river we set out on foot for around 3 hours, exploring thickly forested trails teeming with biodiversity. By evening drive back to Anini. O/n at a homestay in Anini
Day 4: Anini to a local village
Today we set out on foot for a cultural trek to the village of traditional Idu village. Walking through their fields and orchards will give us an idea about the agricultural practices of the Idu people. We will learn about shifting cultivation and the crop diversity it promotes.
In the second half we will learn to make traditional bamboo mats from a village elder. Later in the evening get regaled by stories and local folklore of the Idu Mishmi. We will gain a great deal of information on the history and culture of the Idu tribe , through these stories. Night stay at a traditional house in the village
Day 5: Local village to Dri
In the first half walk around village , absorbing the village life. We will also have a chance to see and learn about the intricate weaving methodologies of the Idu.
By late morning continue driving along the banks of the Dri river, another major tributary of the Dibang. If time permits we will drive down the road heading into Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary. Stay at a picture perfect campsite by the Dri river
Day 6: Dri to Anini
Its time for some fun as we paddle down the picturesque Dri river in kayaks. On crossing the river we will hike to some of the gushing waterfalls which dot the entire valley. Today we will get to experience the raw rugged beauty of Dibang valley, soaking in unadulterated nature.
By evening drive back to Anini. O/n at a homestay in Anini
Day 7: Anini to Roing
After breakfast bid farewell to our warm hosts , driving down the same route to Roing. Enjoy the last vistas of the thickly forested mountains as we forever carry memories of this Dibang Adventure.
Day 8: Roing to Dibrugarh
After breakfast drop to Dibrugarh airport