Day 01: Arrive Guwahati ex - Delhi/ Kolkata
Arrive Guwahati. Received and transferred to Hotel Landmark. Afternoon visit
Shankerdev Kalashetra. Overnight at the hotel.Guwahati the capital
city of Assam, is considered to be the gateway to North East India. It is
situated on the southern bank of the Brahmaputra River.Srimanta Shankerdev
Kalashetra - a multi-art complex portrays the rich cultural diversity and
life of Assam as well as that of the North-east. This art complex has been
named after a greatest Vaishnava saint and the integrator of the Assamese
Day 02: Guwahati Nameri Eco Camp (NEC)
After breakfast drive to Nameri Eco-Camp (220kms/5hrs). Reach late in the
afternoon. Overnight at Nameri Eco-Camp (tented accommodation as well as
some ethnic cottages with attached bathrooms). Nameri National Park is
located on the banks of the river Jia Bhorelli on the northern side of the
Brahmaputra. Situated on the foothills of the great Himalayas, is also a
tiger reserve. Deciduous forests with the river Jia Bhorelli flowing by its
side, have added a unique charm to it. A trek inside the forest enables good
sighting of the White Winged Wood Duck.
Day 03: NEC Dirang
Early morning drive to Dirang (270kms/7hrs), the sub- divisional
headquarters of West Kameng district is situated (5563ft msl) between
Bomdila and Tawang. Steeped in scenic beauty, this town is situated in the
valley of river Kameng This place is inhibited by the Monpa tribe. Overnight
at Hotel Pemaling. Enroute visit Tippi Orchaderium.Dirang is in Arunachal
Pradesh popularly known as the Land of rising sun is
bounded by China in the north, Myanmar in the east, Bhutan in the west and
the states of Assam and Nagaland in the south.
Day 04: Dirang - Tawang
After breakfast drive to Tawang (180kms/6hrs) Overnight at Hotel Gorichen
or similar (65kms/4hrs). The way to Tawang is a scenic drive through the
serpentine roads along the river Kameng. Beautiful landscapes throughout the
drive keeps one engaged. There is a strong Tibetan presence in Tawang.
Prayer flags flutter in the breeze. Cross the Sella Pass at 13,700 ft.
Enroute visit the Jaswant Garh War memorial- to pay tribute to the brave
soldiers who single-handedly tried to hold of the approaching Chinese from
the pass during the 1962 Indo- Chinese war. The sinuous road to Tawang
passes through the dragon gates on the awesome heights of the Sella Pass.
Day 05: At Tawang
Today we will visit the 2nd oldest Buddhist monastery of Asia, the
birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama. Visit the War memorial and the state
emporium. Overnight at the hotel.At Tawang, visit the famous Buddhist
Monastery which was in the route chosen by the Dalai Lama to enter India
from Tibet. A stunning 8 mtrs. high glided statue of Buddha dominates the
sanctum. Attached to the monastery, there is a Museum and a library with
priceless collections. The monastery is one of the largest in Asia and it
houses about thousand monks. Visit the craft centre that sells beautiful
masks, hand-woven carpets, tangkhas, and jewellery in silver, turquoise,
coral and amber. The museum presents the rich cultural diversity of Tawang.
The stupa-like Tawang war memorial also salutes the heroes of the war.
Day 06: Tawang Bomdila
After breakfast drive to Bomdila (230kms/6hrs), a place of misty mountains,
lush forest, apple orchards and Buddhist monasteries. Overnight at Hotel
Siphiyang Phong or similar.
Day 07: Bomdila - Tezpur
After breakfast drive to Tezpur (220kms/5hrs). Evening, sight seeing in and
around Tezpur. Overnight at Hotel Luit or similar.Visit some of the ancient
temples and monuments steeped in mythology, legend and folklore on the north
bank of the river Brahmaputra. Tezpur has magnificent scenic beauty and
exquisite archaeological ruins of 5th -6th century.
Day 08: Tezpur Guwahati/Fly Out
After breakfast drive to Guwahati airport (180kms/4hrs) to board flight