ARUNACHAL & ASSAM - The land of the Rising sun

12th April till 22nd April

ARUNACHAL & ASSAM - The land of the Rising sun

12th April till 22nd April

Arunachal Pradesh is known for its pristine beauty and the lush green forests. The state is also known as the Land of the Rising Sun! It constitutes a mountainous area in the extreme north eastern part of the country and is bordered by the kingdom of Bhutan to the west, Tibet to the north, Myanmar (Burma) and the Indian state of Nagaland to the south and southeast, and the Indian state of Assam to the south and southwest. 

The major rivers of the state are the Brahmaputra and its tributaries—the Dibang, Lohit, Subansiri, Kameng, and Tirap. 

Travel to Arunachal Pradesh with like-minded group of cotravellers on a carefully crafted tour exclusively for senior citizens designed by karevoyage – curators of Senior Travel

Day 1: Guwahati to Tezpur (190kms/ 5 hrs drive)

Welcome to Guwahati – the Gateway of North East. You will be met by your Tour Manager at Delhi airport. Depending on our flight timing have brunch/ Lunch and proceed towards Tezpur. It will take us close to 5 hours to reach Tezpur. Spend leisure evening at Tezpur and take good rest before you begin adventurous drive to eastern Himalayas.

Overnight stay in hotel at Tezpur

Day 2: Tezpur to Dirang (190kms/ 7-8 hrs drive)

After breakfast drive towards Dirang. Dirang is one location that helps you enjoy, rediscover yourself and be inspired. Located in West Kameng district this quaint hill station welcomes you with snow-capped mountains, gushing streams & lush greenery. 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 Dirangs Gompa and several walls. Enroute visit Tipi Orchidariurm in Bhalukpung.
Overnight stay in hotel at Dirang.

Day 3: Dirang

After leisurely breakfast today we will visit Dirang Dzong, a tribal colony on the shores of Dirag River. From Dzong we will proceed to Sangti Valley. Sangti valley is situated 9 kms away from Dirag. Sangti valley is gorgeous valley rich in dense forests & rivers. Black-necked cranes migrate to this valley from China during November & December and after the winter moths they get back to their homes in May-June
Overnight stay in hotel at Dirang.

Day 4: Dirang - Tawang (150kms/ 06 hrs drive)

After Breakfast drive towards Tawang. 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, enroute 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 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 stay in hotel at Tawang.

Day 5: Tawang

Post breakfast proceed for sightseeing visit 400 years old(17th century) 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.
Overnight stay in hotel at Tawang.

Day 6: Tawang

After breakfast, drive to visit high altitude lake called as Shonga-tser Lake, popularly known as Madhuri Lake located 35, kms away from Tawang near the China Border (Bumla Pass). The drive to Sangestser Lake is full of thrill and one can still see the war bankers that had been used during the Chinese aggression in 1962. You can drive further to Bumla Pass which is located about 37 km away from Tawang at the Indo-China border over 15,200 ft above sea level.

Overnight stay in hotel at Tawang.

Day 7: Tawang – Bomdilla (180Kms / 5-6 hrs drive)

After breakfast drive to Bomdilla, situated at an altitude of 8,000 ft. If time permits we shall visit Bomdila Monastery which is a replica of the Tsona Gontse monastery at Tsona in the southern Tibet.
Overnight stay in hotel at Bomdila

Day 8: Bomdilla – Kaziranga ( 200kms / 7hrs appx)

After breakfast drive towards kaziranga. Check in and transfer to the hotel. You can explore the surroundings of the resort and ejoy the cultural evenings.

Day 9: Kaziranga

After breakfast visit Kaziranga Orchid & Bio-diversity Park. Afternoon enjoy Jeep Safari in the Central range of the park. Spread across the floodplains of the Brahmaputra River, its forests, wetlands and grasslands are home to tigers, elephants and the world’s largest population of Indian one-horned rhinoceroses moreover it is visited by many rare migratory birds.
Overnight I Kaziraga

Day 10: Kaziranga- Guwahati (200 Kms – 5 hours)

After breakfast today check out by 9:00 AM and proceed to Guwahati. We will visit Bharamputra river in the evening.

Day 11: Guwahati (Kamakhya Temple) & Departure

Have buffet breakfast at the hotel. Today is our visit to Kamakhya temple. Kamakhya Temple is dedicate to mother goddess Kamakhya. It is one of the oldest & most revered centres of Tantric practices. Your tour manager will brief the programme for today as per the flight timings.

Transfer to the airport and cherish the memories of this trip for lifetime.

INCLUSIONS
  • Airfares- Ex Delhi
  • Stay in combination of stars and boutique properties.
  • 10 Breakfasts/ 10 Lunches and 10 Dinners
  • Group Transfers by Innovas (4 Guests in one car)
  • All entrances as mentioned in itinerary
  • Inner Line permit for Arunachal Pradesh
  • Bumla Pass excursion using Tata Sumo.
  • One round Jeep safari at Kaziranga National Park.
  • Sightseeing- As mentioned in the itinerary
  • 5 % GST
EXCLUSIONS
  • Tips, laundry, telephone/ fax calls, beverages, airport departure tax.
  • Meals and drinks not part of the menu.
  • Travel Insurance

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