Before going to describe the most exciting places for ethnic culture, let us know what this category mean and what kind of role it play in the Indian tourism. India is a country of great cultural diversity and confluence of several cultures and traditions of various ethnic origins. In the extreme north, in the Trans Himalayan region the Tibetan ethnic people constitute one of the most remote and extinct form of ethnicity. Similarly the Gujjars in the northern plain and sub Himalayan region or jungle living aboriginal tribes in the middle of India form a different version of the ethnicity. The whole north east provinces are considered as a great reserve of diverse range of ethnic cultures. All these places present some of the most exiting places for ethnic culture in India.
Lahul-Spiti and Ladakh to experience Tibetan Ethnic Culture
The district of Lahul-Spiti is the uppermost district of Himachal Pradesh, which is joined with the Ladakh district in Jammu & Kashmir in the far northwestern border of Himachal Pradesh. Both of these districts are situated in the Trans Himalayan mountain region bordering Tibet in the northeast and share the same cultural, social as well as religious tradition of Tibet. Though the panoramic views of the snow covered Himalayan mountain ranges, the pristine Himalayan lakes, cold desert landscapes and stunning beauty of the high altitude river streams are the most glaring tourist attractions of the whole region, the authentic and extinct cultural expressions like ancient Tibetan monasteries, simple living tradition and colorful high Himalayan festivities with local songs and dance also serve as great tourist attractions.
Chattisgarh to experience Gond Ethnic Culture
Chattisgarh located in the heart of India is the home of the largest population of the aboriginal ancient tribes whose cultural and social origin dates back to thousands of years. Gond is the most major and important tribe of the Bastar region of the state with almost 50% of the population of the state and present a great cultural as well as living tradition that is so different from the rest of India. The jungles of the state being home to one of the most diverse range of natural flora and fauna and some of the most astounding river falls also houses this tribes in huge numbers who are considered to be the intricate part of the jungle life and surrounding nature. If the waging violence of the currant warfare between the Indian state and the Maoists are calmed down, the Bastar district of Chhttisgarh can as well be one of most exiting places for ethnic culture.
Andaman and Nicobar Island to experience Primitive Ethnicity
Andaman and Nicobar Island on the Bay of Bengal in the south eastern direction is a cluster of coral islands famous for great natural diversity in every respects like, flora and fauna on the land, landscape, sea life and presence of great many tribes and aboriginal people. These Islands with other aspects of tourism holds the greatest number of ancient tribes, among which some of the tribes are believed to have the most distant kind of living tradition of the ancient tribes in the world. In many places across this island state you can find tribal jungle living people still in the ancient and pre-civilization period of existence.