Breathtaking ARUNACHAL TOUR 7N/8D

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Breathtaking ARUNACHAL TOUR PACKAGE 7N/8D   Rs 33,500/pp

*Ex Guwahati

{Guwahati, Bhalukpong, Dirang, Tawang, Bomdila & Nameri}

 

Overview of your Offbeat Northeast Holiday in Arunachal:

Stunning glacial lakes, high passes, ever green valleys and magnanimous monasteries is what this Arunachal tour is all about!

Towering Buddhist monasteries set in stunning landscapes, purchase makes the Tawang Tour in West Arunachal one of the most popular circuit with tourists. Starting from the plains of Assam your road winds up the verdant valley formed by the Kameng river. This region is mainly inhabited by the Monpas, a benevolent Buddhist tribe.

This trip would take the visitor to some spectacular places having a high historic and cultural quotient like the Tawang monastery and Dirang dzong. Stunning landscapes would greet you at every stop, from the tranquil Sangti valley to the fabled Sela pass to the glacial lakes of Tawang.

 

Highlights:

  • Visit the serene Sangti valley in Dirang
  • Excursion to the glacial lakes in Tawang
  • Visit the Tawang monastery
  • Drive through Sela Pass at 14,000 feet
  • Stay in an Eco-camp in a national park amidst butterflies and Hornbill birds.

Itinerary: 

 1 Night Bhalukpong+2 Night Dirang+2 Night Tawang+1 Night Bomdila +1N Nameri

 

Day 1: Guwahati to Bhalukpong                                                                255 kms; Drive time: 5.5 hours

Pickup from Guwahati station and drive to Bhalukpong. O/n at Prashanti Tourist Cottage

 

Day 2 : Bhalukpong to Dirang                                                      185 kms; Drive time: 6 hours

After breakfast drive to Dirang, on the way visit the Tippi Orchid Centre, marvelling the rich diversity of orchids Arunachal has to offer. From here our road winds up the Kameng river, through dense forests. O/n at Hotel Pemaling

 

Day 3: Dirang

After breakfast drive to Dirang dzong, a historic fort built sometime in the 17th century. From here  drive to the serene Sangti valley, a  picture perfect valley which seems like a place straight out of fairy tales. Its serenity accentuated by the lazy meandering of the Sangti river through the broad open valley, patched with golden paddy fields and slender pines. Typical stone houses built by the Monpas over here, lend a very special charm to this place.  By late afternoon drive back to Dirang. O/n stay at Pemaling Hotel in Dirang

 

Day 4: Dirang to Tawang                                                               170 kms; Drive time: 6 ½ hours

 Commence the most scenic drive of your trip early in the morning. Our road keeps climbing up all the way till Sela pass offering some grand panoramas of the region. Take a brief halt at the 14,000 foot Sela pass, admiring the beautiful lake and its surroundings. On the way stop at Jung waterfalls. O/n at Dolma Khangsar Guesthouse or similar

 

Day 5: Tawang

The higher reaches of Tawang have many glacial lakes , some of which you can visit. Drive to PT Tso lake and Sangetsar lake also popularly referred to as Madhuri lake .

 

In the second half visit the grand Tawang monastery . This monastery built in the 17th century by Merak Lama is one of the largest in the world. O/n at Dolma Khangsar Guesthouse or similar

 

Day 6: Tawang to Bomdila                                                            189 kms; Drive time: 7 hours

After breakfast commence your long drive down to Bomdila. O/n at Lungta Residency or similar

 

Day 7: Bomdila to Nameri                                                            136 kms; Drive time: 5 hours

Drive down to the plains of Assam, to Nameri National Park . In the evening walk around your campsite. O/n at Nameri Eco camp

 

Day 8: Nameri to Guwahati                                                         209 kms; Drive time: 5 hours

Drop to Guwahati airport

 

When to go:

Arunachal Pradesh has good weather between October and April, when the temperatures are cool in the plains with it getting colder in the higher regions of the state. In fact if you are planning on visiting Bomdila or Tawang this is definitely the best time to visit. It would be best to avoid the rainy season which lasts from June to September when the rains really come down hard and roads get washed away with communications getting disrupted.

Losar Festival is held by the Monpas in December and even though it is a little cold, this is avery festive time to be here and take part in the activities.

 

 Costs:

Starts from 33,500 per person (on twin sharing bases). The exact price is based on the following parameters:

  • The number of people travelling
  • The exact time or season of travel.
  • Choice of vehicle

 

 What’s included:

  • Accommodation on a twin sharing basis in hotels mentioned in the itinerary
  • Breakfast at all places
  • A dedicated Bolero for the duration of the trip
  • Permits for Arunachal Pradesh

What’s  Excluded: 

  • Entrance fees to museums , gardens and other places of sightseeing
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Excess stay & meals due to bad weather conditions or strikes, resulting in delay of flights or any other form of transport.
  • Soft drink charges, table drinks, bottled water, laundry, cigarettes, telephone expenses, and liquor charges
  • Any other item not mentioned in “Cost Includes” section above

 

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