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Ga Jiwu Yam Homestay in Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary in Doimara, Arunachal Pradesh Foot-Hills by OK North East

Ga Jiwu Yam Homestay in Doimara, Arunachal Pradesh by OK North East

A charming and quaint traditional house in the heart of the Doimara village in the Arunachal Foot Hills near Missamari, the Ga Jiwu Yam (Our Own Home) Homestay is one of those houses where guests will feel welcomed the moment they enter it. Located below the Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary in the Himalayan foothills of West Kameng District, the home stay is situated in one of the most peaceful places in Arunachal Pradesh. It is also the most budget friendly homestay in the village and one of the most cost effective guesthouses in Arunachal Pradesh. The place is primarily made up for wildlife lovers, researchers, ornithologists, solo travellers, biker groups, couples and for people who are looking for some quiet time in the nature. With complimentary breakfast, gardens, trees, animal farms, the guesthouse offers peace and tranquillity all the time.

Please note: This homestay is for people who want to experience an authentic traditional village life near the jungle. There is very less network coverage and the families in the village depend on mostly solar-powered electricity or kerosene lamps. There is no regular electricity at present.

Shortest Route: Guwahati-Thelamara-Missamari-Doimara


✔️ 24 hrs water
✔️ Food on demand
✔️ Complimentary breakfast
✔️ Stay with a lovely family
✔️ Hot water facility in the bathroom
✔️ Western-style attached bathroom


(Most of the activities come with extra cost. Please contact us to know the details.)
🔹 Village walk
🔹 Evening storytime with locals
🔹 Taking a dip in the river
🔹 Short trips near the village
🔹 Understanding the culture

🔸 Jungle safari
🔸 Fishing
🔸 Riverside picnic
🔸 Guided tours


🚗 193 kms from Guwahati (5 h 30 mins)
🚗 130 kms from Mangaldoi (3 h 40 mins)
🚗 65 kms from Tezpur (via Thelamara-Bandarmari-Bindukuri-Khanamukh) (2 h)
🚗 35 kms from Missamari Army Base (1 h 20 mins)


(No AC in the rooms)
The traditional style bungalow has 1 bedroom and 1 living room styled in wooden decor. The bedroom has 2 single beds, cupboards, small sitting areas. There is a big living room and a seperate lounge room for relaxation, a big balcony, outdoor sitting area, a dining area and a big kitchen with all amenities which are common spaces for all the guests. The house has lot of open spaces and a peaceful road for morning walks. The place is good for couples, businessman, backpackers, single travellers and tourists. Extra mattresses can be provided for extra guests. A group of up to 6 people can easily stay in the homestay.


The bathroom is private for guests and equipped with western toilet. Hot water is provided for bathing.


Rooms, bathroom, living rooms, dining area, balconies, outdoor areas and kitchen.


The kitchen is traditional styled and the host and the house maids are available to cook delicious traditional food of the Sherdukpen community. There are vegetable gardens and guests can choose the vegetables they want to have for lunch or dinner. Delicious tingmo (a steamed bun that is similar to Chinese flower rolls) with mouth-watering Chhurpi (or durkha, a traditional cheese consumed in the Himalayan regions) can be requested in prior for breakfast.

Cooking facilities


Towels, bed sheets, hangers, soap, shampoo and toilet paper (on demand).
Lock on bedroom door (Private room can be locked for safety and privacy)
First-aid kit


Breakfast is complimentary.


🕛 Check-in time is 12PM (noon) to 8PM
🕚 Check out by 11AM

🔸 Suitable for pets
🔸 Please keep the house and kitchen clean.
🔸 Please maintain peace at all times.
🔸 Drinking alcohol is allowed, but please do it moderately without disturbing the guests in other rooms and the neighborhood.
🔸 The refrigerator is available for use by the guests.
🔸 Couples are allowed but have to be above 25 yrs and both have to provide govt. issued ID cards with address proof.
🔸 Please turn off the electrical appliance switches after use.

You must also acknowledge

Some spaces are shared - Living room, balcony, outdoor areas, kitchen are shared and can be used by guests.


The rooms rates include breakfast, lunch and dinner.
We can provide mattresses and up to 6 people can stay comfortably in the homestay.

1 room for 1 guest - Rs 1240
1 room for 2 guests - Rs 2140

Every extra guest after 2 guests - Rs 940


📞 07578013817 or (91)99865 73253

Ga Jiwu Yam Farmstay by OK north East in Doimara, Arunachal Pradesh

Ga Jiwu Yam Farmstay by OK north East in Doimara, Arunachal Pradesh

Riverside picnic at Doimara, Arunachal Pradesh

Doimara village, Arunachal Pradesh

Jungle and riverside trek in Doimara, Arunachal Pradesh 

Trekking through the valleys in Doimara, Arunachal Pradesh

Fishing in the river in Doimara, Arunachal Pradesh

Jungle trek near Eaglenest Wildlife Sactuary in Doimara, Arunachal Pradesh

Photos by Prabal Gogoi & Jim Ankan Deka

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