Tag: Ziro

  • 8 Things to do in and around Ziro | Travel Guide

    8 Things to do in and around Ziro | Travel Guide

    Ziro is a beautiful valley in the lush subtropical mountains of central Arunachal Pradesh. It is located in Lower Subansiri District and is situated at an elevation of 1700 meters. Ziro is the home of the indigenous Apatani tribepeople, who have rich cultural traditions and are also scientifically advanced than other ethnic groups of the […]

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  • The Apatani Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh – Sustainable Simplicity

    The Apatani Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh – Sustainable Simplicity

    We are all rooted from an ancestral history – a history that we can’t deny, and a history that is worth to be proud of. Even in today’s modern world, which has come far from the past once known, there can be found people who still maintain their traditional history and remain proud of it. […]

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  • Central Arunachal Pradesh Tour – Day 1,2 – Ziro And The Apatanis

    Central Arunachal Pradesh Tour – Day 1,2 – Ziro And The Apatanis

    Day 1 A week of unbearable summer heat had prompted me and Tushar to plan an escape into the nearby Himalayan ranges of Arunachal Pradesh. Bizarrely, it turned out to be a beautiful drizzly Sunday when we started our journey from Dibrugarh in Assam, driving towards Ziro in central Arunachal Pradesh. I’d heard much about […]

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  • The Ziro Music Festival, Arunachal Pradesh – Woodstock Of India

    The Ziro Music Festival, Arunachal Pradesh – Woodstock Of India

    Located in the remote state of Arunachal Pradesh in India, Ziro is a quaint eastern Himalayan town and home to the ever-fascinating Apatani Tribe. Situated in a valley, the town and it’s surroundings is a vast landscape of greenery, filled with pine forests and rice-paddy farms. The Apatanis who are the major tribe of the […]

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  • Photo Of The Day ~ Rice Fields Of Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh

    Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh is famous for its Apatani people, and for their way of rice cultivation in hilly terrain. And not only do these fields grow rice, they also support fishes which are farmed by the Apatani people alongside the rice. In the above photograph, the end of monsoons has turned the Ziro valley […]

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  • Photo Of The Day ~ Feast For The Gods

    During the Murung Festival of the fascinating Apatani Tribe who live in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in Northeastern India,  it is all about eating (but not before sacrificing to the Gods), dancing and merry making. Seen here in the village of Ziro, a group of men get ready for the feast of feasts – a giant […]

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