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7 Nights / 8 Days

Arunachal Monastic Tour

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

Price INR 21,750 Per Person

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.


Our Price per person

Adults 3* Hotels price
02 Persons  INR 32,000/-
04 Persons  INR 24,500/-
05 Persons  INR 21,750/-

Standard (3*) Hotels to be used/Similar

Days Schedule Hotel Room Category No. of Nights
1  Bhalukpong Prashanti Cottage Cottage 01
2 Dirang Norphel Retreat Deluxe 01
3 Tawang YangZom Deluxe 02
5 Bomdila Tsepal Deluxe 01
6 Tezpur K R C Palace Deluxe 01
7 Guwahati Cygnett Inn Superior 01

Package Includes:
  • Accommodation using base category DBL/ Twin Room
  • Breakfast
  • All transfer and sightseeing by AC Dzire/Similar with all India Tourist permit as per the itinerary; Above 3 persons we will provide AC Innova/ Xylo.
  • Inner Line Permit charges for Arunachal Pradesh
  • All currently applicable taxes, however, any other tax as and when levied by the Government shall be extra.a
Package Excludes:
  • Any meal unless specified above.
  • Any Air Fare/ Train Ticket.
  • All entrances fees to monuments.
  • Any Riding/ Safari
  • Personal nature expenses like telephone / laundry bills etc.
  • Airports tax and travel insurance etc.
  • Services not specified above.
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Temperature checking and regular screening is carried out for Hotel Staff, Guests, Drivers, and Guides.

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Safer Commute & Sites

Regular disinfection drives take places. Vehicles, hotel rooms, and premises cleaned regularly.

Social Distancing

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