October is the best month of the year in Ukhrul for so many reasons. And this October, Chiko Adventures brings you the first ever Northeast Autumn Festival from 20 – 26 October 2022 at Jorcheng, Lunghar Village, Ukhrul District, Manipur.
TFM Ukhrul Correspondent
Jorcheng – a scenic grassland and about 21km from Ukhrul Headquarters will be the main venue for the first edition of Northeast Autumn Festival 2022. Organised by Chiko Adventures, the festival will host rock band, pop music, folk artist and contemporary folk artist from various Northeastern State. It will also showcase art and craft, indigenous games. Food lovers will get the chance to enjoy exotic food of the Northeast.
President of Chiko Adventures, Wungmaso Rungsung interacting with media informed that, “a music concert by artists from Northeastern state of India will perform at Rhythm Night. Rockbands, folk artist and contemporary folk singers and Electronic Dance Music Nights have will be the main attraction of Rhythm Night. Indigenous games like tug of war, wooden go kart race, bamboo stilt race and indigenous art and craft like Longpi pottery making, bamboo basket making amd weaving will be showcase and made available for tourist to get a hands on experience.”
Wungmaso Rungsung further continued that, “budget experience travel itineraries will be made available to guest for seamless and value experience to the festival. Experiential Tour will also include bird watching, fishing in the pond, harvesting in the paddy field and others activities. For families and the kids as a day activity, ziplining, paragliding and activities like zorbing, trampoline, spider net and burma bridge will be install at the campsite Rs. 300 per ticket for entry and can redeem the fun activities. No entry fees for children below 11 years. A total of 200 camps will be arrange for outdoor camping.”
“Food stalls from all the states of Northeast will be made available at the campsites. One can come and taste the exotic and multi cuisine food of Northeast” added Wungmaso Rungsung.
Tickets are available online at www.northeastautumnfestival.com for pre booking. Chiko Adventures is a a travel startup based in Ukhrul and was founded in April 2016 by 9 young men from Ukhrul District, Manipur. It aims to harness tourism and promote eco-tourism in Ukhrul District. Chiko Adventures have represented Manipur in various tourism events across the country, on a national level as well as international level.