Detailed Day Wise Itinerary
Cities : Guwahati - Bhalukpong -Dirang -Tawang -Bum-La-Pass -Bomdila -Sangti Valley
Welcome and meet-and-greet on arrival at Guwahati Airport / Railway station for your upcoming Arunachal Tour Package. Transfer to Bhalukpong, a town on the Assam - Arunachal Pradesh border & overnight stay at Hotel in Bhalukpong.
Morning after breakfast, drive to Dirang (4910 ft). Enroute visit Tippi Orchid Centre. Arunachal, the 'Orchid Paradise' is famed to have the largest variety of orchids in India. The Orchidarium at Tipi shelters 500 or more varieties of orchids which are available in various parts of Arunachal Pradesh. It is a premier Institute of excellence in orchid research and development, under the State Forest Research Institute (Department of Environment and Forests, Arunachal Pradesh). Check in Hotel. Evening at Leisure. Overnight at Hotel in Dirang.
Morning after breakfast, drive for Tawang Tour (10,000 ft). Enroute witness the unique Dirang Valley famous for its monasteries, hot Springs, Apple & Kiwi Orchards, sheep breeding farms & charming valleys. Also witness the snowcapped Sella Pass at 13700 ft, the Jaswant Garh War Memorial and Jung Falls. Overnight at Hotel in Tawang. Here are some attractions which you will see on the way to Tawang from Dirang during your Arunachal Pradesh Package Tour.
Tawang is the beautiful land of the Monpa tribes. "The Land of Dawn-lit Mountains" at 3500 mts gives you unparallel purity of nature. After breakfast, visit the Tawang Monastery, Urgelling Monastery, Ani Gompa.
The Tawang Monastery, also known as the "GALDEN NAMGYEL LHATSE" is one of the largest Lamaseries of Mahayana sect in Asia and is the largest of its kind in India. The Monastery is 400 year old and is adorned with the 18 feet high statue of Lord Buddha. It stands at 10,000 feet amidst the exotic Himalayan ranges and overlooks the Tawang-Chu valley. The Urgelling Monastery is located 5 km from Tawang city, and is the birth place of the 6th Dalai Lama, born in the 17th century. The monastery was established by the Lama Urgen Sangpo in the 15th century. Mongpa village visit will acquaint a visitor to their lifestyle, culture and traditions. The villages are located amidst exquisite beauty. Later visit the War Memorial commemorating the bravery of the Indian heroes of the Indo-China war of 1962. Witness the light & sound show in the evening. Overnight at Hotel in Tawang.
After breakfast proceed for an excursion to Sangestar Lake, Bum La Pass and China Border (subject to permission from Indian Army).
The Sangestar Lake, or more popularly known as the Madhuri Lake, is about 20 kms from Tawang, enroute to the road leading to Bum-La-Pass. The lake is surrounded by the majestic snow-capped mountains and a marvelous valley offering spectacular views.
The Bum-La-Pass is one of the four officially agreed BPM (Border Personnel Meeting) point between Indian Army and People's Liberation Army of China for regular consultations and interactions between the two armies, which helps in defusing face-offs. The other BPM points in India are - Chushul in Ladakh, Nathu-La in Sikkim and Lipulekh Pass in Uttarakhand. AFter completing the sightseeing, return back Tawang and overnight at the Hotel in Tawang.
Morning after breakfast, drive to Bomdila. Check in Hotel. Evening at Leisure. Overnight at Bomdila.
Morning visit the exotic Sangti Valley (Near Dirang, Night stay in Dirang is suggested). Later drive back to Bomdila. At a height of 8OOO ft, Bomdila is a small town famous for its Buddhists monasteries, magnificent valleys and Himalayan landscapes. Evening free at leisure. Overnight at Hotel in Bomdila.
After breakfast drive to Guwahati. Rest free at leisure. Overnight at Hotel in Guwahati.
Early morning transfer to Maa Kamakshya Temple for first Arati darshan, post darshan return hotel, breakfast and transfer to Guwahati Airport. Your Arunachal Pradesh Tour Package ends with sweet memories.