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Mishmi Retreat, Wakro
Mishmi Retreat is an eco tourism community led initiative located in Wakro of the Lohit District in Arunachal Pradesh. It is nearly 190 kilometers away from Dibrugarh. Surrounded by enchanting nature it is an ideal getaway for the nature lover. This beautiful location comprises of four Mishmi traditional huts. Each with two rooms one double bedded and one twin bedded. It caters to a maximum group size of 16 persons. Four toilets are conveniently located behind the huts. Wakro is the homeland of the tribal group called Mishmis one of the Mongoliod tribes of Tibeto-Burman origin. They speak a distinct dialect. The three major Mishmi groups are Idu Mishmi or Idu Lhoba, Digaro Mishmi or Taraon, Darang Deng and Miju Mishmi or Kaman Deng. The Mishmis are very rich culturally. Wakro is situated in the Mishmi Hills in the district of Lohit in Arunachal Pradesh. Wakro is a three hour drive from Tinsukia in Assam. One can also reach Wakro from Dibrugarh in Assam in four to five hours by train or by road. Dibrugarh is also well connected by Air. The route goes through the tea gardens of the region. The area that follows is inhabited primarily by people from the Khampti, Singpho and Deori tribes. Khamptis and Singphos both follow the Hinayana School of Buddhism. It is believed that this branch of Buddhism went from India to Burma via Sri Lanka. The evidence of this Buddhism is apparent by the number of monasteries and statues of the Buddha that one encounters along this route. Perhaps the most visited and popular monastery in recent times is what is called the Golden Pagoda. Situated in a 20 hectare complex in Namsai, the Pagoda is built in the Burmese style of architecture. This is the region of oranges. Orange trees cover almost 10,000 hectares of land. Walking through Wakro during the fruiting season, past orange laden trees, is an unforgettable experience.
This place is also called as the ‘queen of the hills’. This place is invariably a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers.
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Welcome to Visit North East North East Part of India is a travellers delight. North East India consists Indian states of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim & West Bengal. Although West Bengal is officialy is not a part of North East India, but is the gateway of accessing Read More
Nathu La Nathu La pass is situated around 60 kilometers from Gangtok at an altitude of 4,310 meters / 14,140 feet. The road to Nathu La passes through the Tsomgo Lake is nearly 2 hours drive. The terms ‘Nathu’ and ‘La’ literally mean listening ears and pass respectively in Tibetan language. In 1961, Read More
Tsomgo Lake Tsomgo Lake or Changu Lake is famous tourist an attraction in Sikkim is nearly 42 kilometers from the state capital Gangtok. It is situated at an altitude of nearly 3780 meters / 12,400 feet. The Lake known as The Source of the Lake in Bhutia dialect is ideally located near the Nathu La pass. The lake Read More