Remember when I last talked about how you shouldn’t miss rafting in Arunachal Pradesh if you are someone who loves adventure sports? I have got another reason why should you plan a trip to Arunachal Pradesh this December!
India is a land of festivals and North-East India trip particularly takes you through some of the most adventurous and traditional festivals you would have ever thought. One such festival is the Orange Festival of Adventure and Music which takes place in Dambuk, a small village in Arunachal Pradesh. It is supposed to be India’s first festival which combines adventure sports and musical gigs at one place. This festival is a 4-day event hosted by the village of Dambuk.
How To Reach Dambuk, Arunachal Pradesh
Reaching Dambuk in Arunachal Pradesh isn’t some cakewalk! Dambuk doesn’t have flight, train or bus connectivity. Guwahati Railway Station is the nearest railway station which is at a distance of 663 KM from Dambuk. Be ready to experience a bumpy SUV ride accompanied by tea estates, jungle dirt tracks and, orange orchards as you make your way to Dambuk.
Why Is Orange Festival Special for Arunachal Pradesh?
Dambuk is known to produce some of the best oranges in the country and, hence, there is a festival namely Orange Festival of Adventure and Music! It is an awesome opportunity for music and adventure junkies to experience a gala worth remembering!
What is the USP of Orange Festival of Adventure And Music
This festival is known for hosting multiple off-road adenture sports. JK Tyre Orange 4X4 Fury, an off-road event will be held in the rainforests and on the Brahmaputra riverbeds of Arunachal. In this event, the riders will participate in the Orange Motocross Fury. Other adventure sports include zip lining, hot air ballooning, white water rafting, dirt biking & ATV rides. Tribal sports like tribal house building, orange plucking, forest food walks, archery, and angling are also listed in the itinerary.
Apart from adventure sports, many national and international artists are making their way to entertain people at this fest. Check out event’s complete itinerary here:
When it’s happening in the Year 2018
The festival is scheduled from 15th December to 18th December.
So, what are you waiting for? Take advantage of your winter vacation and plan a trip to Arunachal Pradesh and take part in the Orange Festival for some adrenaline rush!
Buy Tickets here: https://orangefestivaldambuk.in/
Also, earlier in November, Salman Khan, ambassador of Arunachal Pradesh tourism was seen kick-starting yet another famous festival from the north-east known as Mechuka Festival. There the actor was seen participating in the bicycle ride of 10 km with Union Minister Kiren Rijiju and Chief Minister Pema Khandu.