Tawang is the smallest of the 16 administrative districts of Arunachal Pradesh. Because the city has a history full of rich Buddhist folklores and monasteries that have cultural significance, Tibet had a hold on this area for a long time until it lost its de-facto independence to China. The place now peacefully resides within the periphery of Arunachal Pradesh.
This place boasts of orchid gardens, colourful tribes, and warm valleys. Our travel package is tailored to give you a unique experience that one would have after seeing a fusion of natural marvels and mad-made wonders.
Day 01: Arrive Guwahati
On arrival, you will be received by our representative who will escort you to our hotel. By evening, we will take you to Ma Kamakhya Mandir.
Day 02: Guwahati – Bhalukpong, 245 km / 6 hrs
In the morning, we will drive you to Bhalukpong, a place known for pristine rivulets and lot of scenic beauties in Arunachal Pradesh. On arrival, check into a hotel. In the evening visit one of Asia’s largest gardens of orchids that houses over 450 rare orchids out of 1000 found in India. You can also visit the snow-fed Kameng River that flows alongside. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 03: Bhalukpong – Dirang, 137 km / 5 hrs
After breakfast drive to Dirang that has a picturesque Monpa Valley (8600ft). En-route we will visit Bomdila Monastery, which was constructed by Tsona Gontse Rinpoche, the 12th reincarnate. The monastery is one of the most famous attractions of Bomdila and was inaugurated in 1965. Bomdila monastery is abode to Buddhist Monks and Lamas. It is believed to be the monastery here in Bomdila is exact replica of Tsona Gontse Monastery.
Upon arrival at Dirang, check into the hotel. In the evening you are free to visit the hot water spring, regional sheep farm, Sangti and Yak Research Center. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 04: Dirang – Tawang, 145 km / 6 hrs
After an early breakfast we will leave for one of the most popular tourist destinations, Tawang. We will be driving through the beautiful valley of Dirang to reach Sela Pass (13703 ft). En-route bubbling river and colorful tribes will greet you. On reaching spend some time around the paradise lake, which is the land of the Monpa tribes and a major center of the Mahayana Buddhism. Later, we will continue our drive to Tawang. Upon arrival, check into a hotel. In the evening you can visit the Craft Center and traditional Monpa Village. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 05: Tawang
Today we will have a full day excursion around Tawang. We will visit the famous Tawang Monastery, which was founded by Mera Lama Lodre Gyaltso. He was a contemporary of the fifth Dalai Lama and founded the Monestery during 17th century A.D. At present it accommodates over 500 monks and houses priceless Buddhist texts and scriptures.
Later, we will go on a short trek to Bramdungchung Ani Gomap, which is the abode of nuns and the oldest Ani Gompa in Tawang. The Gompa is situated in the lap of a far off mountain laced with natural scenery and comes under the administration of Tawang Monastery.
In the evening we will visit Urgelling Monastery, situated 5 km to the south of town. It was here in 1683 Tsangyang Gyatso, the sixth Dalai Lama was born. We will also visit the Monpa Village. Overnight stay at the hotel in Tawang.
Day 06: Tawang – Zimthang, 92 km one way – Tawang
Today we will start our day a little early for an excursion to Zemithang. We will visit the sky looming stupa which was constructed by Lama Prathar of Kharman village in 13th century AD. There are a number of devotees that visit it during Gorzam Kora festival.
Later we will return back to Tawang for overnight stay.
Day 07: Tawang – Bomdila, 180 km / 5 hrs
Today after breakfast we will drive back to Bomdila. On the way we will stop to visit 1962 Indo-China War Memorial, which is dedicated to Rifleman Jaswant Singh Rawat, of the 4th Battalion of Garhwal Rifles Infantry Regiment. He showed his heroism by fighting and holding the attack of China back for 72 hours all alone. Singh remained at his post at an altitude of about 10,000 feet before succumbing to an enemy bullet during that bloody winter war. The memorial is located 25 km before Tawang and is surrounded by scenic terrain just below the Sela Pass.
After visiting the war memorial, we will continue our drive to Bomdila. En-route enjoy the beauty of snow-clad peaks namely Kangto (7090 mt), Nyegi Kangsang (7050 mt), Gorichen (6488 mt).
Upon arrival at Bomdila, check into the hotel. Enjoy evening at leisure, followed by overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 08: Bomdila – Tipi – Tezpur, 210 km / 6 hrs
Today after breakfast we will drive to Tezpur, en-route visit the Orchid Center at Tipi. Tipi houses over 7500 orchids. On display are some of the finest species like the Dainty Lady’s Slipper or the more formal sounding Dendrobium.
Continue drive to Tezpur. Upon arrival, check into the hotel. Fresh-n-up and enjoy a sightseeing tour of Tezpur.
The place is also known as ‘The City of Blood’. It is steeped in mythologies and legends. Situated on the north bank of Brahmaputra, this town of magnificent scenic beauty and exquisite archaeological ruins is the head quarter of Sonitpur District.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 09: Tezpur – Guwahati, 181 km / 4 hrs
After breakfast we will leave for Guwahati. Upon arrival we will transfer you to the airport/railway station for onward destinations.
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