Reh Festival


The Reh festival, celebrated by the Idu Mishmi tribe in the scenic landscapes of Dibang Valley(s), stands as a testament to the cultural richness and spiritual essence of this indigenous community. The festivities are characterized by vibrant traditional attire, old aged rituals and rhythmic dances that echo through the valleys.

Rituals dedicated to appeasing deities and seeking blessings for a prosperous future are an integral part of the Reh festival, creating a profound spiritual ambiance. The festival not only showcases the tribe's artistic expressions through traditional attires & weaves but also fosters a sense of unity, reinforcing the cultural identity of the Idu Mishmi community.

The Reh festival transforms into a mesmerizing kaleidoscope of vibrant colors, intricate patterns, and traditional designs adorning the festive attire. The celebration seamlessly intertwines with the breathtaking natural beauty that envelops the entire region. The vivid hues of the traditional clothing worn during the festival mirror the rich cultural tapestry, creating a visual spectacle that captivates onlookers. As participants don the intricately crafted garments, each piece becomes a canvas telling stories of heritage and tradition. Against the backdrop of the natural landscape, the vivid display of colors during the Reh festival not only celebrates the community's cultural roots but also enhances the visual allure of the surroundings, creating an immersive and enchanting experience for all who partake in the festivities.

Where to see Reh

Reh festival is celebrated in both Dibang Valley and Lower Dibang Valley districts. The main attractions are Roing and Anini towns.

How to Reach Roing/Anini

Roing is a foot hill area and well connected with National Highways lead to Dibrugarh airport and Tinsukia rail head. Anini is a hill area and can be reached in 6-7 hours from Roing. Anini is now also connected with a double lane highway.

Where to stay in Roing/Anini

There is no shortage of accommodation in both the places. Some very nice resorts, good hotels and perfectly organized home stays. Please be in touch with tour guides operating in both the districts.

Best Season to Visit

Both places can be visited round the year. Reh is celebrated on 1st February every year. Apart from Festivity, Anini is a new hot spot after discovery of beautiful 7 lakes.


Roing, Arunachal Pradesh, India