Treasures of North East

  • Bhalukpong
  • Dirang
  • Tawang
  • Bomdila
  • Tezpur

Daywise Tour Plan

  • Day 1

    Guwahati – Bhalukpong (250 kms 5 hrs approx.)

                Transfer from Guwahati airport/station to Bhalukpung

     

    Bhalukpung is a small town located along the southern reaches of the Himalayas in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh in India

    Fish angling and river rafting are the principal tourist activities in Bhalukpung. Tourist attractions in Bhalukpung include the Pakhui Game Sanctuary and Tipi Orchidariurm, which hosts over 2600 cultivated orchids from 80 different species.

     

    Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 2

    Bhalukpung – Dirang (160 kms 4-5 hrs approx.)

    After breakfast visit to the Tipi Orchidariurm in Bhalukpung and continue drive to Dirang.

     

    Dirang is an almost picture-perfect Tibetan – Monpa stone village marred only by the main road. Above the picturesque stone houses rises a steep rocky hill topped with Old DirangsGompa and several walls.

    Overnight at Dirang.

  • Day 3

    Dirang – Tawang (150 kms 5 hrs approx)

    After breakfast drive to Tawang

    En-route witness the snowcapped Sella Pass at 14000 ft and the Jaswant Garh War Memorial. (Legend has it that Jaswant (Mahavir Chakra Awardee (Posthumous) of 4th BatallionGarhwal Rifles), fought a lone battle against the invading Chinese during the 1962 war. His spirit is still believed to protect the place).

    Tawang is situated at an altitude of 3500m. The natural beauty and solitude of Gudpi and Chong-Chugmi ranges, Tawang chu River and Tawang Valley are mesmerizing. The inhabitants of the districts are all of Monpa tribes except Shyo village which is dominated by people of Tibetan Origin.

    Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 4

    Tawang sightseeing

    Breakfast at the hotel.

     

    Proceed for sightseeing of 400 years (17th century) old Tawang Monastery which is the second largest monastery in the world after Potala Palace in Tibet. The building is about 113 feet long and 80 feet wide and houses valuable antiquities, books and manuscripts-handwritten and printed. Later visit Tawang War Memorial, a 40 foot high multi-hued memorial, has a structure constructed in stupa design. Dedicated to the martyrs of Sino-Indo War held in 1962, this memorial is nestled among beautiful peaks, which overlooks the Tawang-Chu valley.

    Rest of the day free to stroll round the streets of the town.

    Overnight in Tawang.

  • Day 5

    Tawang – Bomdila (180 kms 6 hrs approx..)

    Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Bomdila.

     

    Bomdila is the headquarters of West Kameng district located at the height of 8500 ft above the sea level. It has a lot of attractions for the tourists with its cool climate, Apple orchards, artistic people, snow-capped Himalayan peaks and Buddhist Gompas. The Buddhist monastery of Bomdila is the repository of culture. 

    Explore the town in the afternoon.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 6

    Bomdila – Tezpur (160 kms 4 hrs approx.)

    After breakfast drive from Bomdila to Tezpur

     

    Little more than a utilitarian stopover for travellers journeying into Arunachal Pradesh or Upper Assam, Tezpur is a charming town with some beautifully kept parks, attractive lakes and enchanting views of the mighty Brahmaputra River as it laps the town’s edge.
     

    Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 7

    Tezpur – Guwahati airport/station (190 kms 3.5 hrs approx.)

    After breakfast drive from Tezpur to Guwahati in time for onward connection.


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