Duration: 17 Nights / 18 Days
Destinations: Kolkata/Delhi – Guwahati – Nameri National Park – Dirang – Sangti Valley – Namshu – Chander – Lagam – Pangma – Thembang – Rahung – Tawang – Bomdila – Tezpur – Guwahati
Day 01: You will reach either Kolkata or Delhi
As you land down in Kolkata (land of Joy) or New Delhi, our guides will welcome you and show the way to hotel where you will get the whole day for leisure and overnight in Hotel.
Day 02: Enjoying the day by Sightseeing
You can go out for a sightseeing of the erstwhile British capital which still carries the reminiscence of the days of Raj in India and then come back to hotel for the night.
Day 03: Moving from Kolkata/Delhi to Guwahati
In the morning you will take flight to Guwahati (gateway to North East, India) and get transferred to hotel in Guwahati. You will get the whole day for your leisure and can spend it in the way you want. Go out for sunset cruise on river Bramhaputra in the evening and overnight in hotel.
Day 04: Seeing the Nameri National Park
Right after breakfast you will drive to Nameri National Park and check into the eco-camp for overnight.
Day 05: Moving towards Dirang
You will drive to Dirang Valley through some winding roads and reach there by late afternoon and check into hotel for the night.
Day 06: 10 km trek to Sangti Valley (5000 ft)
In the early hours of the morning you will visit the famous Kalachakra Gumpha and then resume your Thembang Trek along the river side for 10km and will reach the beautiful camping side on the bank of river Kameng. The night will get exciting in Tent.
Day 07: 12 km Trek to Namshu (2152m)
You will trek for a distance of 15km uphill through mountain terrains and forest to a small village, of horseman and spend the night in Tent.
Day 08: 9km way to Chander (2788 m)
You will start a walk of 9km uphill to a barren ridge, called Chander from where you can see a clear view of the Gorichen Peak, the highest mountain peak of Arunachal Pradesh. Night in Tent at Chander.
Day 09: 6km to Lagam (2720m)
You will be trekking down hill through unused motorable path and green forest to Lagam in the morning and overnight will be in Tent.
Day 10: 6km way to Pangma (2000 m)
The day starts with trekking up and down the ridge and pass through small Monpa villages. The stream leads to a remote village called Pangma where you will enjoy the evening’s pleasant moment with local villagers performing their traditional dance. Also you will have local beer and butter tea and the night will be in the Tent.
Thembang: The villagers of Thembang are the followers of Buddhism and believe in traditional rituals. This is one of the oldest Monpa village of the West Kemang district and the home of the rulers of the Monpa tribe. The camping ground in it used to be the battlefield during the war. It is also said that the Thembang used to be one of the rich village in culture and traditions amongst the Monpa’s.
Day 11: 5km Trek to Thembang (2137m)
After crossing a small stream over a logged bridge you will reach the Semnak Village in the morning. After that you will again start your walk journey to Thembang through cobbled road along the forested trail, green pastures & Gongthung village and pass the night in Tent.
Day 12: 14km Trek to reach Rahung (1825m)
By walking down for 12 km through forest and crossing the stream and village down on the gorges and again climbing up for 2km you will reach the motorable road. So, after boarding on vehicle you will get to reach Tawang. On the way, Sela Pass and Jaswant Garh fort will be visited and overnight will be in Hotel.
Day 13: Visiting Tawang
You will drive to Tawang (3334m) amidst pine forest in the morning and will also visit the world’s second highest pass SELA PASS (4215m) on the way. It runs through a small ridge and along a placid lake called the Paradise Lake. After that Trout hatchery at Nuranang just below the pass will also be visited which is found just before entering the land of Lamaist Buddhist, Tawang and the night will be spent in hotel.
Day 14: Knowing Tawang
The main attraction of Tawang is the Tawang Monastery, which is the birth place of 6th Dalai Lama. You will visit it and will also see over 500 lamas of Gelugpa (Reformed) sect of Mahayana Buddhist Monks residing here. A 10m high gilded statue of Lord Buddha and several other sculptures, Thangkas and priceless manuscripts of Buddhism will be seen next to that and then a craft centre producing woolen carpets will also be visited and the night will be spend in the same hotel.
Day 15: Going to Bomdila
In the afternoon you will drive to Bomdila through beautiful roads and enjoying the panoramic views of Himalayan landscapes and snow clad Mountains. Many Buddhist prayer flags flattering on the roadside shrines will be noticed by you along with the apple orchards seen in plenty on the way. Overnight in hotel of Bomdila.
Day 16: Moving to Tezpur
After visiting the oldest monastery of Bomdila you will proceed towards Tezpur, mythlogically one of the important town of the Sonitpur district. After reaching there check into hotel in late afternoon and night in Hotel.
Day 17: Reaching Guwahati
In the early morning you will drive back to Guwahati from Tezpur and check into hotel. The evening will be for your leisure and then overnight in hotel.
Day 18: From Guwahati Airport/Railway Station to further
You will go to the Guwahati Airport or Railway Station for your onward Journey.