Day 1 GUWAHATI – BHALUKPUNG (250 km / 5 hours)
Welcome on arrival in Guwahati & transfer to
Bhalukpung, a town on the Assam – Arunachal Pradesh border. Evening free at
leisure. Overnight in Bhalukpung.
Day 2 BHALUKPUNG – DIRANG (165 km / 6 hrs)
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). Overnight in Dirang
Day 3 DIRANG – TAWANG (150 km / 6 hrs)
Morning after breakfast, drive to Tawang (10,000
ft). Witness the unique Dirang Valley famous for its monasteries, hot Springs,
Apple & kiwi Orchards, sheep breeding farms & charming valleys. Enroute
behold the snowcapped Sella Pass at 14000 ft and the Jaswant Garh War Memorial.
( Legend has it that Jaswant (Mahavir Chakra Awardee (Posthumous) of 4th
Batallion Garhwal Rifles), fought a lone battle against the invading Chinese during
the 1962 war. His spirit is still believed to protect the place). Overnight in
Day 4 TAWANG
Tawang - The beautiful land of the Monpa tribes
with the “GALDEN NAMGYEL LHATSE” Monestary - one of the largest Lamaseries of
Mahayana sect in Asia. The birth place of the 6th Dalai Lama, the Monastery is
400 year old and is adorned
with the 18 feet high statue of Lord Buddha. ‘The Land of Dawn-lit
Mountains’ at 3500 mts gives you unparallel purity of nature. Visit the
monastery and the War Memorial. Evening free for shopping. Overnight in Tawang.
Day 5 TAWANG – BOMDILA (180 km / 6 hrs)
Morning after breakfast, drive to Bomdila (7273
ft). You will take the same route during your return journey. Evening free at leisure.
Overnight in Bomdila.
Day 6 BOMDILA – BHAULKPUNG (120 km / 5 hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Bhalukpung. Overnight
Day 7 BHAUKPUNG – GUWAHATI (250 km / 5 hrs)
Morning after breakfast, enjoy rafting (subject
to weather conditions). Rafting forms a day long adventure in a raft as you
cruise along the waters of Jia Bhoroli river. The 2.5 hrs rafting will acquaint
you with numerous birds. If you opt for a picnic lunch, your boatman will
prepare simple local cuisine as you relax on the banks of the river. Disembark
at bank. Later drive to Guwahati. Overnight in Guwahati.
Day 8 DEPARTURE
In time Transfer to Guwahati airport / railway
station for onward journey.