In this journey, we take you to nature’s lesser-known secrets of Northeast India: Nocte and Namphake. Rich with biodiversity, the place is a treat to nature lovers. Traditional chang-ghars and roofs made of dry toko leaves adorn the village. We will camp in nature’s lap here and explore the nearby hills while immersing in the unique culture of the region with the Tai Phake Buddhist community and Nocte Naga tribe. Many other communities like The Tea Tribe, Ahom and Kachari live here as well. These colorful cultures live here together harmoniously with community living and practices and unique traditional ritualistic practices. The nearby region also houses a rainforest with world’s highest number of cat species recorded. A variety of orchids adorn the places and during this time, golden paddy would be visible everywhere. We will immerse in traditional practices of the local people and end the journey by hosting a unique community festival as a memorable imprint of our time here.
We are a group of curious travelers who love diving into new spaces and exploring it together. It’s not a guided tour. We co-live and immerse in an unseen unheard place together. Strangers become family in these expeditions. Through Nature’s Cradle, we aim to usher in the new year of 2023 with people and spaces that aim to refresh and rejuvenate us while our curious souls get a feast of adventures by discovering hidden gems in nature and culture.
S O M E W H E R E in the mother nature. into the almost wild. The hamlets of Nocte and Namphake are close to national parks and a rainforest which make them an ideal space to explore nature safely and comfortably. These picturesque villages are nestled in northern Assam right next to Arunachal Pradesh with an old-world charm. The calm waters of Buridihing river passes through the villages making the region a serene destination for the travelers. The orange hues of the evening sun reflected on the river bed is a sight to behold. Rich in flora and fauna, you are right inside a nature’s cradle here.
This is an expedition of like-hearted-playful-thinkers who believe that indulging in multidisciplinary learning frameworks, experimental research and alternative pedagogies will strengthen our approaches to perceptivity such that we could collectively recreate our own meaning of love and romance in life.Apply for an Invite