Ziro Festival Of Music 2018- All Inclusive package

India's Greatest Outdoor Music Festival

Duration: 5 days / 4 nights

Host: Ratan Jain

Starts at
19199 per person

Package Cost


19699 19199 per person

( ₹ 500 discount from MyWanderlust )


Inclusions:

  • Transport from Guwahati to Ziro and Back.
  • 4 Day Festival Passes
  • Unlimited Palatable and delicious Breakfast and Dinner from live Kitchen.
  • Secure Common Room for keeping bags and extra stuffs (Won’t recommend keeping valuable stuffs here).
  • Common Charging Stations near the Luggage room.
  • Which will work in shifts in Morning, Evening and Nights.
  • Clean and Sanitised Bathrooms and Lavatories. Separate for Men and Women.
  • Jamming sessions with Local Musicians
  • Extra Large heat and water resistant 3 men tent with option of twin or triple sharing.
  • Blankets/Sleeping Bags, Pillows and Mattresses.
  • Friendly Hosts cum friends at your service assisting you with absolutely anything you need.

Exclusions:

  • Airfare/RailFare
  • Any food and beverage cost apart from the ones mentioned above(Lunch is available on request at Rs 300/plate)
  • Any Tips (We encourage to tip the locals. They earn low wages and your contribution will be of huge help for them)
  • Any personal Expenditure (Shopping, medicines etc)
  • Costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, landslides, road conditions and any other circumstances beyond our control.
  • Any items / services not specifically mentioned under the head ‘inclusions’.

Every year at about the end of Monsoons in the month of September, Ziro Valley comes to life for 4 days to celebrate Ziro Festival of Music. Approximately 6000 travellers from Every Part of India and few from abroad come to witness and enjoy the Greatest Outdoor Music Festival hosted by the Apatani Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh.

Ziro Valley is undoubtedly one of the most Picturesque locations in Arunachal Pradesh. Acres and acres of paddy fields matures during Ziro Festival of Music and turns into huge beautiful farmlands of Orange colour. Apart from paddy fields, the valley is surrounded with bamboo plantations, kiwi plantations and thousands of tall Pine trees which adds to the beauty of the valley.

40+ artists of mixed Genres from all over the country come to perform at Ziro Festival of Music. This festival is much more than Music. The scenic drive to Ziro, serenity of the valley, weather, Hospitality of Apatanis, Local Food and Local Wine produces, Campsites, after party jamming sessions etc add so much more to the experience. This is what truly makes this festival different from rest of the music festivals in the country.

Although there are a couple of home stays and hotels available in Ziro, we strongly recommend stay in the campsite for much more exhilarating experience.

 

96 Hours at Ziro festival of Music is going to be the time you’ll cherish for a long long time.

Some of the highlights of this trip are as follows:

  • A completely secluded campsite admist Pine jungle at a walkable distance from the festival ground. Feel the best of Nature and enjoy full privacy. It will be a mini festival inside a festival.
  • Jamming and bonfire sessions at the campsite by local musicians daily.
  • Traditional Apatani style Fishing and Barbeque.
  • Explore the picturesque valley in Scooty and on Foot.
  • Local Village Walks.
  • Locally Brewed Kiwi Wine and Rice Beer.
  • Great Food in the campsite.
  • Epic Sumo and Train Ride.

Itinerary


Day 1 - 26th September, 2018 - Party starts at Indian Railways Train Number 15617

The train to Nagarlagun (nearest railway station to Ziro) starts at 21:20 hours and we will gather at Guwahati platform by 20:00 hours. There are going to be thousands of festival goers in the train and its is going to be a party ride till next morning.

Day 2 - 27th September, 2018 - Epic Road Trip to the magical Ziro Valley

We board Tata Sumos and start the Epic 4-5 hours Drive to Ziro Valley. There are going to be 100s of vehicles driving to Festival and it is going to be an exhilarating experience so much full of energy. We will stop for Breakfast and Refreshments on the way.

On reaching Ziro, we settle ourselves at the campsite admist the pine trees which will be our home for the next 4 days. Freshen up, take some rest. Hot, palatable lunch awaits you in the dining area.

Spend the rest of the day in the festival venue which is 900 meters from the campsite or just chill in the campsite, join the jam sessions, absorb the beauty of the nature and just get high on life.

Day 3 - 28th September, 2018 - Loose yourself in the vibes of Ziro festival of Music 2018

Wake up to a sizeable & mesmerising breakfast. Go to the festival ground whenever you want. Meet thousands of fellow travellers. Laze around in the hammocks. Do whatever the hell you want whenever the hell you want. This 4 days is your much awaited break from hustle bustle of daily life admist nature and music.

Return to the campsite, enjoy the bonfire, cook, eat, drink, read, dance, sing, jam and enjoy the party to the fullest. No time limit, crash at your own pace.

Day 4 - 29th September, 2018 - More Wine, More Music and Apatani Village Walk

Join our Local Guide for a guided Village Walk where you’ll get an opportunity to get a sneak peak at an Apatani way of life. Apatanis are one of the sweetest community of people we have come across. See their traditional houses, cooking techniques, learn about their culture and history over a cup of tea and be amazed by Apatani Hospitality.

Return to the festival ground or campsite and Enjoy the rest of the day like you want it.

Day 5 - 30th September, 2018 - Learn the Apatani Traditional Fishing Technique

Join our local guide and walk to the Paddy Fields where they farm Fishes.

Agriculture and Fish farms have been the main source of livelyhood for the Apatanis for ages. They have developed some incredible Ingenious methods of farming and fishing. Spend the morning Fishing with the Apatanis and bring those delicious creatures back to the campsite and assist the best man in our kitchen team over the barbecue and see him create Art.

Day 6 - 1st October, 2018 - Time to bid Goodbye to Ziro

After unlimited and delightful breakfast, we pack our bags and prepare to wrap up. Bid goodbyes to new friends and collaborations. Exchange photos and numbers and hugs and kisses.

We start the sumo ride to Naharlagun Station and board the 18:45 hours Train Number 15618 to Guwahati.

Day 7 - 2nd October, 2018 - Fly back home

Happy Gandhi Jayanti. It’s National holiday today. Woohooo!!

Train Arrives at 04:30 hours in Guwahati Station. We suggest you book flights after 10 am to coverup for uncontrollable delays if any.

Until Next time.

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We totally understand that unforeseen circumstances might need you to change plans, and so we have a friendly cancellation policy.
  • Cancellations prior to 30 days from the start of the trip — full refund.
  • Cancellation between 30 days and 15 days to the start of the trip — 50% refund.
  • Cancellation less than 15 days to the start of the trip — no refund.

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