Duration :- 17 Nights / 18 Days
Destination :- Kolkata, Delhi, Guwahati, Tezpur, Bomdila, Tawang, Dirang, Nameri National Park, Itanagar, Ziro, Daporijo, Pasighat, Dibrugarh.
Day 01: Entering Kolkata/Delhi
Arrival at Kolkata (land of Joy) / New Delhi (the capital city of India). Received from the airport and placed to hotel. Full day is free and for your leisure. Full night say at the hotel.
Day 02: Full day Sightseeing
Sightseeing the boulevards of the erstwhile British capital which still mesmerizes with the reminiscence of the days of Raj in India. Full night at hotel.
Day 03: Kolkata/Delhi- Guwahati
Morning drive to the airport for flight to Guwahati (gateway to North East, India). Received by representatives as soon as you land and then transferred to hotel. Full day for your leisure. Enjoy sunset cruise on river Bramhaputra in the evening and night to be spent at hotel.
Day 04: Tezpur
Just after you complete taking your breakfast, you will be transferred to Balipara (Tezpur). This place is the home of Assam’s famous Tea Garden. In the afternoon, you will be checking into the Heritage Tea Bunglow and spend the night there.
Day 05: Bomdila
Take your breakfast and get ready to go to Bomdila through beautiful roads Offering panoramic views of Himalayan landscapes and snow clad Mountains. Buddhist prayer flags will be seen flattering on the roadside shrines. Also you will get to see Apple orchards in plenty. That night will be spent in Bomdilla.
Tawang: It is the birth place of 6th Dalai Lama. At this place only there is the second biggest monastery of the world (after Potala in Lhasa). Here resides over 500monks. These monasteries and nunneries have made Tawang famous. As you enter Tawang, the mighty SELA Pass at an elevation of 13750ft. will address you to the place.
Day 06: Tawang
Right after the breakfast you will be on a sightseeing tour to Tawang (3334m), situated amidst the pine forest. On your way you will get to see world’s second highest pass SELA PASS (4215m). It runs through a small ridge and along a placid lake called the Paradise Lake. Also you will see a Trout hatchery at Nuranang just below the pass before entering the land of Lamaist Buddhist. After that the night will be spent in Tawang only.
Day 07: Tawang (Sightseeing)
The full day will be spent in visiting the famous Tawang Monastery, which is the birth place of 6th Dalai Lama. In this monastery over 500 lamas of Gelugpa (Reformed) sect of Mahayana Buddhist Monks use to stay. There is a 10m high gilded statue of Lord Buddha, thangkas, several other sculptures and priceless manuscripts of Buddhism in the monastery. Also there is a craft centre producing woolen carpets and it is worth seeing.
Day 08: Dirang
You will get to spend some time at the Yak breeding farm at Dirang Valley and Apple Orchard by coming across the Sela Pass. Other sites to be visited are Kalachakra Gumpha and holy Hot Spring. Full night stay in Dirang.
Day 09: Nameri National Park
You will start your journey in the early morning. By driving down through the turning & twisted roads amidst the forest stretches you will reach Nameri National Park. It is the youngest National Park of Assam and is situated in Sonitpur district of Assam. here luck prefers then you can see four types of rare wild cats. The night stay will be quite interesting at the eco camp inside the park.
Day 10: Nameri National Park
You will start nature walk inside the National Park right after breakfast. On your return there will be a picnic lunch by the riverside and also can take part in river rafting in the river Jia Bhorali. After a complete day of fun and adventure return to camp for overnight stay.
Day 11: Itanagar
Enjoy doing Angling and river rafting in the morning. In the afternoon starts drive to the next destination, Itanagar. This modern town is the capital of Arunachal Pradesh. It was built on the bank of river Siang (Bhramhaputra), on the neighborhood of the ruins of the medieval capital. Museum will be visited on the way and then come back to hotel for the night.
Day 12: Ziro
Naharlagun will be visited after breakfast. At here the 6th Dalai Lama was born. The next destination will be Ziro and the night will be spent in circuit house.
Day 13: Ziro
Just after breakfast you will go out to enjoy the beauty of Ziro. It is situated in a very picturesque level valley of Apatani Plateau surrounded by pine-covered mountains. At the very outset of the sightseeing, there will be a round up of the local village. Then the Museum, Craft Centre and the Tarin Fish Farm (a high altitude fish farm) will be visited. The evening can be amusing if you enjoy the local folklore and music. Night will be spent in circuit house again.
Day 14: Daporijo
In the early morning, you will drive the headquarters of Upper Subansiri district, Daporijo (160km). This district of Subansiri is situated on the right bank of River Subansiri. The local villages and beautiful caves will be visited here. The night will be in the Government circuit house.
Day 15: Along
An Adi Galong tribal village will be visited in the early morning. Time with these colorful locals will seem to be standstill and on the day next to this you will be moving towards along (160km). Checking in will be in Government circuit house after you reach along.
Siang River: This River is popularly known as Bramhaputra and it descends in the plains of Assam. The Manas Sarovar in Tibet is its source and then enters into India through Arunachal Pradesh. It is good for several adventurous sports like angling, kayaking and rafting.
Day 16: Pasighat
Journey starts to explore Pasighat in the early morning. Adi (Minyong) tribal village and its colorful peoples and their culture will be experienced on the way. The night will be spent in circuit house after reaching Pasighat, the head quarter of East Siang district.
Day 17: Dibrugarh
You will get quite some time to spend on your bed and enjoy the charm of the morning. After that, journey will start to Dibrugarh after crossing the mighty Siang River (Bhramhaputra). Check into century old bungalow and in the evening enjoys the best thing of Assam – a cup of hot Assam Tea. Pass a beautiful night inside the bunglow in the tea estate.
Day 18: Transfer to Dibrugarh Airport/Railway Station)