Ziro Festival of Music is an outdoor music festival held in the Ziro valley in the northeast Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh.
Ziro Festival is noted to be one of the most eco-friendly festivals in India employing locally sourced material for the infrastructure. The festival has two stages, Danyi (Sun) and Piilo (Moon), constructed by local artisans and made almost completely of bamboo. This is inspired by the animist Donyi Polo faith prevalent in the tribes of Arunachal Pradesh. The festival has a zero plastic policy and encourages attendees to be responsible for leaving behind no waste.
DAY 1- Sep 25
REACH GUWAHATI, DRIVE TO ZIRO
Reach Guwahati by afternoon to make sure you have ample time to relax before boarding. The train from Guwahati for Naharlagun (the nearest station to Ziro) will leave at 9:20 pm. All the festival-goers will assemble at the station by 8 pm.
DAY 2- Sep-26
ARRIVAL AT CAMP
Upon reaching Naharlagun, we head for a 3-4 hour bumpy ride to the awaited town of Ziro. campsite waits to host you for the greater experience. Get some rest in the prearranged tent, freshen up and enjoy the god chosen the panoramic view. Head out for the festival.
DAY 3- Sep-27
SIT BACK, RELAX AND ENJOY THE MUSIC
This retreat is the perfect escape from the Urban Jungle, where you just relax, enjoy, listen to some music and try the local cuisine. The evening Jamming session continues in our Campsite by some local singers accompanying us throughout our journey. Lie down and take in the pleasure of stargazing. The night is young.
DAY 4 - Sep-28
MEET THE LOCALS
Takes a walk (Guided) through the Apatani way of life. A cup of tea along with some snacks in addition while you sit and chitchat inside a traditional Apatani house.
Head to the festival ground, enjoy the performances and come back whenever you feel like your campsite, where our Jamming awaits you for some thrilling performances by the local singers.
DAY 5 - Sep 29
EAT, SLEEP, MUSIC, REPEAT
Try out different activities (football game, trek to the woods, music activities). The Camp will be full of throttle experiences. Head to the festival at 1 pm and enjoy the night. The Camp will wait for you to come back and a Gala for the final night and never forget experiences.
DAY 6- Sep 30
RETURN TO GUWAHATI
Freshen up in the morning, get some snaps with all the awesome people you've met and bid your new friend's goodbye. Drive towards the station after breakfast and board your overnight train for Guwahati.
1. Train tickets(sleeper) for both ways(Ex. Guwahati).