If listening to soulful music amidst lush green meadows and quaint hills is your idea of bliss, you should definitely add Ziro Music Festival to your travel bucket list for this year. The festival is a 4-day celebration of music, nature, art and culture. The venue, Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh, is being listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and evidently so; the landscape is straight out of a storybook.
Founded by Bobby Hano and Menwhopause guitarist Anup Kutty in 2012, Ziro Music Festival brings together about 40 great Indie artists and 6000 attendees, and the numbers are only growing.
Ziro Music Festival Details:
Dates: 27th September – 30th September, 2019
Hosted by: the Apatani people of Ziro
Accommodation: Visitors stay in tents that are provided by the organisers near the festival ground. Visitors can also bring their own tents. The town also has homestays at a distance from the venue.
How to reach: There are flights to Guwahati from all major cities and town. From Guwahati, you can take an overnight train to Naharlagun, about 100 kms away. From Naharlagun, take a bus or a taxi to Ziro.
Tickets Price: Visit the official website of Ziro Festival here. The tickets prices for the event starts at Rs. 5,000 and goes up to to Rs. 24,000 depending on festival pass inclusions.
So, book your tickets in advance and get ready for the the adventure of a lifetime.