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7 Nights / 8 Days

Arunachal Monastic Tour

Guwahati – Bhalukpong - Dirang - Tawang – Bomdila - Tezpur - Guwahati

Price INR 25,500 per person
Overview

The northeastern part of India is flourished with natural wonders and amazing wildlife. Exploring Green mountain, blue sky, dramatic waterfalls and amazing wildlife is a part of the northeast tour. This 8-days Arunachal Monastic Tour will take you to some of the charming places like Guwahati, Tawang, Kaziranga National Park and more. Apart from enjoying the beautiful scenery, you will visit the magical monastery and Gompa in Tawang and Bomdila in Arunachal Pradesh. Also, encounter wildlife at Kaziranga National Park on the back of an elephant. So, pack your bags and join this tour to explore the beauty of the northeast.

Note: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.


Trip Highlights
  • Visit Tipi Orchid Center in Dirang 
  • Witness tribal life at MonpaVillage 
  • Explore Tawang Monastery, an ancient Buddhist monastery 
  • Visit Rabggaling Gontse Gompa, Bomdila 
  • Visit the Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati
  • Visit the Mahabhairab Temple, Agnigarh & local market in Tezpur
  • Visit Urgelling Monastery at Tawang

Itinerary Details
Day 1: Guwahati – Bhalukpong (240 km / 05 hrs. drive approx.)

On your arrival at the Guwahati airport or Railway station, our tour representative will meet you and help you to continue your journey to Bhalukpong located 240 km away from Guwahati. On reaching Bhalukpong, check-in at the hotel, have your lunch and take rest. In the evening head out for exploring the local sites. Nestled along the Khemang River, Bhalukpong is a small town in Arunachal Pradesh on the southern edge of the Himalayas. If you are a nature lover, colorful birds, a variety of flowers and brooks and the gushing sound of the river Khemang will mesmerize you. You can also visit the Bhalukpong Fort which was built during the 10th-century and a symbol of the ancient glory of the place.

Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 2: Bhalukpong – Dirang (180 km / 08 hrs.)

Today after breakfast, you will enjoy a scenic drive to Dirang. En-route visit the beautiful Tipi Orchid Center spreading over 112.8 acres of land and researching on rare orchids. On reaching Dirang, check-in at the hotel and head out to visit the Dirang Dzong and a Monpa Village. Dirang Dzong is a historical fort located at the top of a hill. The fort displays a unique tribal style of architecture and was used as a shelter during the World War. Also, visit the nearby Monpa Village. Monpas is a major tribal group in Arunachal Pradesh. You can experience their colorful culture and dance, also explore the way of constructing houses with bamboo and mud that save them from chilled weather.

Return to your hotel and enjoy an overnight stay at Dirang.

Day 3: Dirang – Tawang (160 km / 08 hrs.)

Today after breakfast you will head to Tawang, en route you will visit Sela Pass and Sela Lake situated at an altitude of 13476 ft. Here, you can enjoy a breathtaking Himalayan vista along with one of the most beautiful lakes in India. Also, visit Jaswant Garh, a site to remember the martyrs of the 1962 Indo-China War and the Nunarang Fall, one of the most dramatic waterfalls in India. Once you reach Tawang, check-in at your hotel. The evening is at your leisure.

Enjoy overnight stay at Tawang.

Day 4: Tawang

Today after breakfast head out to visit Tawang Monastery. This famous monastery also known as Gaden Namgyal Lhatse in Tibetan was built during 1680-81 by Merak Lama Lodre Gyatso. The monastery stands on the spur of a hill, about 10,000 feet above sea level and has ravines in the south and west, narrow ridge on the north and gradual slope on the east. It offers a commanding and picturesque view of the Tawang-chu Valley. From a distance, it appears like a fort guarding the vast valley below. Tawang Monastery is one of the largest monasteries in Asia. Though it has the capacity for housing about seven hundred monks, the actual number of resident lamas (monks) at present is a little more than 450. This monastery is the fountain-head of the spiritual life of the people of this region. Also visit Urgelling Monastery - the birthplace of Sixth Dalai Lama & Ani Gompa which is run by the female monks. After a late lunch and refreshment visit to the Tawang War Memorial. The evening at leisure.

Enjoy overnight stay in Tawang.

Day 5: Tawang - Bomdila (195 km / 07 hrs. drive).

Today after breakfast, you will drive to Bomdila. En-route visit Nag Temple & Gontse Garden Rabgye Ling Monastery. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. If time permits visit the popular Craft Center at Bomdila. The Craft Center at Bomdila is run by the female traders. Here you can buy wooden and bamboo products and colorful clothes made by the people of nearby villages. Also, visit the museum to get the essence of the culture and lifestyle of the local people.

Return to the hotel and enjoy overnight stay at Bomdila.

Day 6: Bomdila – Tezpur (160 km / 06 hrs. approx.)

After breakfast, check out from the hotel & drive to Tezpur. On arrival check-in at the hotel. After freshen up visit Mahabhairab Temple, Agnigarh & local market. The rest of the day is free at your leisure.

Enjoy overnight stay at Hotel

Day 7: Tezpur - Guwahati (200 km /05 hrs. approx.)

After breakfast drive to Guwahati. On arrival check-in at the hotel. After freshen up, visit Kamakhya Temple and after that enjoy a river cruise on the mighty Brahmaputra. The river Brahmaputra has gifted the city some unmatched attractions. You can take a tour of the Umananda Temple. This Shiva temple is located on an Island named Umananda in the middle of the Brahmaputra. There are a number of motorboats available to reach Umananda. Another breathtaking spot is Basistha Ashram. By visiting the place you will feel like you have reached the Ashram or house of a monk of the Vedic era. Amidst the absolute serenity, the only sound heard is the chirping of birds and the sound of water streaming through the rocks. You can also visit the museum. If you want to meet the one-horned rhino visit the zoo. The name Fancy Market denotes the kind of product available there. You can visit this popular market to buy some fancy products.

Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 8: Leave Guwahati

Post breakfast, check-out from the hotel and get transferred to the airport to board the flight for your onward journey.

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Price Guide

Price per person including taxes
@ INR 36,000 x 02 Guests = INR 72,000/-

Price per person including taxes
@ INR 26,000 x 04 Guests = INR 1,04,000/-

Price per person including taxes
@ INR 25,500 x 06 Guests = INR 1,53,000/-

 

Standard (3*) Hotels to be used/Similar

Days Schedule Hotel Room Category Meals Plan
1 Guwahati - Bhalukpong Prashanti Cottage Cottage N/A
2 Bhalukpong - Dirang Norphel Deluxe Breakfast
3 Dirang - Tawang YangZom Deluxe Breakfast
4 In Tawang YangZom Deluxe Breakfast
5 Tawang - Bomdila Tsepal Deluxe Breakfast
6 Bomdila - Tezpur K R C Palace Deluxe Breakfast
7 Tezpur - Guwahati Cygnett Inn Superior Breakfast
8 Leave Guwahati     Breakfast

Note:- We can customize the hotels and tour as per your choice with cost adjustments.

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Price Guide

Our Quote- 3*Star

Price per person based on 02 Guests Travelling Together @ USD 795

Price per person based on 04 Guests Travelling Together @ USD 540

 

Standard (3*) Hotels to be used/Similar

Days Schedule Hotel Room Category Meals Plan
1 Guwahati - Bhalukpong Prashanti Cottage Cottage N/A
2 Bhalukpong - Dirang Norphel Deluxe Breakfast
3 Dirang - Tawang YangZom Deluxe Breakfast
4 In Tawang YangZom Deluxe Breakfast
5 Tawang - Bomdila Tsepal Deluxe Breakfast
6 Bomdila - Tezpur K R C Palace Deluxe Breakfast
7 Tezpur - Guwahati Cygnett Inn Superior Breakfast
8 Leave Guwahati     Breakfast

 

Note:- We can customize the hotels and tour as per your choice with cost adjustments.

  • English speaking guide services as per the above program.
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Package Includes:
  • Accommodation using base category Double Room.
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • All transfer and sightseeing by Non AC Innova/Xylo with all India Tourist permit; Above 05 people we will provide Tempo Traveller.
  • All currently applicable taxes, however, any other tax as and when levied by the Government shall be extra.
  • Inner Line Permit charges.
Package Excludes:
  • Any meal unless specified above.
  • Any Air Fare/ Train Ticket.
  • All entrances fees to monuments.
  • Any Riding
  • Personal nature expenses like telephone / laundry bills etc.
  • Airports tax and travel insurance etc.
  • Services not specified above.

SPECIAL NOTE:

  • All taxes, entrance fees, airfare, Hotel and Transport rates etc are as on date. Any future hike will be charged extra.
  • The above rates are valid from October 01st 2020 to March 31st 2021
  • Normal hotel check in /Check out time 1400 / 1200hrs
  • Our drivers are responsible for safe driving with proper knowledge of route / itinerary. However, he would not be able to explain any sightseeing spots /History of monuments etc. and for same you may take proper Guide services from us on additional cost basis.
  • The above is only an offer and we are not holding any booking at this stage, booking would be subject to availability once confirmed by you along with guest details & guarantee to book.
  • Terms & conditions, please click: www.indianholiday.com/terms-and-conditions.html
  • All rates are subject to a revision if there is a fluctuation in the currency rates. 

Identity Proof : It is Mandatory for all guests to provide Photo ID at the time of booking confirmation & also need to carry original documents while traveling.

  • For Non Resident Indians clients (NRI client) – copy of passport.
  • For Overseas Indian clients holding OCI / PIO card – copy of passport and copy of OCI/PIO card is mandatory.
  • For domestic clients – copy of Driving License / Voter ID Card / passport is mandatory. 

Jurisdiction Clause:  All the disputes arising out of this agreement or any other subsequent agreement would be subject to Delhi Courts only.

The package is valid for dates from 01st Oct’2020 to 31st March’2021 except Durga Puja (Dussehra), Diwali Period, Christmas/New Year, long weekend and Blackout dates. 


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