Tour Duration : ( 13 Nights / 14 Days )
Destinations Covered : Guwahati - Bomdila - Tawang - Dirang - Nameri - Kaziranga - Guwahati
Day 01: Guwahati
Upon arrival at the Guwahati Airport/Railway Station, meet and transfer to hotel. You can spend the rest of the day at leisure. You can use this time to explore the nearby regions, taste the local street food, communicate with the locals, etc. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 02: Guwahati - Bomdila
Morning breakfast, drive to Bhalukpong (240km - 5 hrs) via Tezpur. While crossing Tezpur, you will witness the picturesque tea gardens. After fulfilling the entrance formalities, you have now entered the region of amplitudes of unending natural beauty, Arunachal Pradesh. With the drive of almost 20 minutes through the curly roads, viewing the dancing 'Bhoroli' river, you reach at Tipi. Here, you will explore the Orchidarium, a glass house that has almost 7500 orchids. Later, proceed to Bomdila (100km - 4 hrs). Check in to your hotel, and you can use the remaining time in exploring the areas nearby or enjoy simply walks. Return back to your hotel for nightlong stay.
Day 03: Bomdila - Tawang
Early morning, get ready for excursion to the upper and the lower 'Gompa' (Buddhist Monastery), Bomdila. Later, post breakfast, leave for the blessed land of Monpa's, Tawang (180km - 6 hrs). On the way, you can explore the old stone made houses and colorful habitants at the very old DirangBasti, a 'DirangMonpa' tribal village. Along with enjoying the hospitality from the locals, you can visit Sela pass (13,700 ft), Dirang River and Jaswant-Garh Indo-China war memorial. Reach your hotel, check-in, and halt for an overnight stay.
Day 04: Tawang
After breakfast, get ready to visit Buddhist monastery that is almost 350 years old. The popularity of the place is also because of being the birthplace of His holiness 6th Dalai Lama (TsangyangGyatso). Here, you can find old sculptures, scriptures, painted tapestries, books, etc. Later, return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 05: Tawang
Early morning you will drive to a Monpa tribal village and communicate with the locals. Enjoy the colorful ambiance of the village and experience the warmth of the hospitality extended by the host tribes. Talk to people and learn about their festivals, customs, rituals and legends. Later, return to your hotel in the evening and enjoy the cultural show put together by the local tribes. Halt for an overnight stay in your hotel.
Day 06: Tawang - Dirang
On the way to Dirang, Get ready to witness the breathtaking sights of waterfalls at Jang. Explore the serenity of the area. This place again serves magnificent view of natural settlement. While returning to your hotel, stop at Sela Top (13,700 ft). This destination is again worth visiting due to the tranquility of the place. Check in your hotel at Dirang, freshen-up and take a little rest. You may opt to take gradual walks around the areas of the hotel. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 07: Dirang
Today, you will utilize this day to explore the Sangti valley. Along with this, you will also add an element of adventure to your trip by trek through the 'DirangMonpa' tribal village. Here you will find Black Necked Cranes which come for wintering here. Expedition to this area will get you a step closer with the nature. Later, return to your hotel for nightlong stay.
Day 08: Dirang - Nameri
Drive to the Nameri National Park (209km), early in the morning. This national park is popular as the last house of various rare species like white winged Wood Duck. Enjoy your day with elephant ride at the park. Later in the evening, you will be transferred to the thatched hut in the Eco Camp for the overnight stay. This eco-camp is closest to the Nameri National Park.
Day 09: Nameri - Kaziranga
After breakfast, drive to Kaziranga National park (158km). One horned rhinos set to the popularity of this place. On the way, visit Tezpur, gateway town to Arunachal Pradesh, nestled on the banks of river Brahmaputra. This place also host of some ancient mythological sites. Reaching Kaziranga, check into Kaziranga Tourist lodge, freshen up and take a little rest. You can spend some time in leisure walks to the nearby areas. Return to the lodge for the overnight stay.
Day 10: Kaziranga
Start your day with exciting elephant safari and exploring central area of Kaziranga National park. Witness some of the pleasing sights of animals performing their natural activities in the park. Post lunch, again enjoy excursion to the park by jeep safari. Later you are left with the rest of the day to be spent at leisure. You can take gradual walks to the nearby areas and explore nature. Return to the lodge for the nightlong stay.
Day 11: Kaziranga
After lunch; proceed towards tribal village and Tea Estate. At the tea estate, you can witness the procedure of processing of tea. Later, after lunch, you can again enjoy jeep safari in the eastern region of the park. Spend rest of the day exploring the nature. Return to your lodge for the overnight stay.
Day 12: Kaziranga - Guwahati
Morning, drive to Guwahati (220km). Here, you will find abundant of places of interest and natural beauty with its own bliss. Reach your hotel, check-in, freshen up and have your lunch. Later, visit Government emporium. Here, you can buy commodities as sovereign of North East. In the evening, you have an optional tour of a boat cruise on river Brahmaputra, and enjoy the view of sunset. Return to your hotel for nightlong stay.
Day 13: Guwahati
After breakfast, visit the attractions of Guwahati. Kamakhya Temple is worth visiting due to its fact of practicing of ‘tantrism’. To get the glimpses of the Assamese culture & tradition, SrimantaSankardevKalakshetra is the destination. You will also be taken to places like Vashistha Ashram and many others. Return to your hotel for the overnight stay.
Day 14: Departure from Guwahati
After breakfast, visit the attractions of Guwahati. Kamakhya Temple is worth visiting due to its fact of practicing of ‘tantrism’. To get the glimpses of the Assamese culture & tradition, SrimantaSankardevKalakshetra is the destination. Afternoon transferred to Guwahati Airport/Railway Station to continue your onward journey.