Zero Festival with Root Bridge
Guwahati – Ziro – Cherrapunjee – Shillong
Pitching a tent on the open ground and attending a music festival is always on your bucket list? It’s getting better when location is a valley perched with a spectacular Himalayan landscape at the backdrop. Yes, we are talking about India’s greatest outdoor musical festival- Ziro Festival of Music in Arunachal Pradesh. This year Root Bridge is adding the charm of Ziro Festival of Music clubbing it with a trek to mesmerizing living Root Bridge’s of East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya.
Ziro Festival of Music
Camping for 2 nights
Hiking the valley
Interacting with the Apatani Tribe
Exploring the caves
Scotland of the East – Shillong
Cherrapunjee – known as the second wettest place on Earth
Trekking to the Double Decker Root Bridge
The slogan of Ziro Festival of Music is Eat, Drink & Merry. The festival is exactly a meeting point of hundreds of music lovers across the world who love to eat , drink and merry. ZFM is an arcadia of music , nature and bonhomie. It showcases the independent music scene in India. The music is lined up with Folk Jazz artist, heavy metal bands, national blues bands and many a times International Bands. The festival is spread over four days and is hosted by members of the Apatani people in Ziro.
After the festival , we descent down to Guwahati and go on an adventure to Cherrapunjee, the second wettest place on earth. On the way we visit the Umiam Lake, a beautiful artificial water reservoir surrounded with lush green hills. Explore the magnificent caves of Arwah, cascading waterfalls of Cherrapunjee and trek down to the Double Decker Root Bridge, a bridge made by the local khasis using the roots of trees, inter-wined into a complex maize of strong rope.