Among the many villages in the Dima Hasao district, Jatinga is a village known for a special feature occurring here which is bird suicide. Every year huge number of birds are found dead at this place due to the foggy and cloudy weather at the end of the monsoon months. This incident being a distinctive feature of the village has made it popular among the people. The Ethnic village near Jatinga is a latest tourist attraction that has come up in Haflong. In this village one will get to see the blend of different cultures and traditions which make one’s trip to this place very interesting. You will also find the traditional dorms and houses belonging to several tribal groups of Dima Hasao district. This place reflects the day to day lifestyle of the people living here and the traditions they follow. This village is being maintained by the Department of Forestry and is constructed under Rashtriya Sama Vikash Yojana. The people here live in harmony with one another and carry on simple farming works for their livelihood. Government has extended their hands to develop the lives of these deprived classes and we must also do the same by paying a visit to this village on our tour to Dima Hasao.
Popular Things to do & See in and around
The place does not have many things to do around but spending time here itself with the tribal groups is worthy. The village is maintained properly and has now turned out to be an ideal picnic spot. The surroundings are very picturesque and you can capture some lovely scenes of nature on your visit here. A perfect day out with family and friends can be planned at the Ethnic Village near Jatinga.
The tourists can reach this village from Haflong by hiring taxis.
There are also many private buses available for sightseeing purposes that assist the visitors in covering several places of interest.
Best Time to Visit
Winters are always favorable for any outing, picnics or planning vacations. Thus a trip to this place during the months of October to March is considered to be ideal.