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MAHAYANA ARUNACHAL

ITINERARY

DAY 01: GUWAHATI – BHALUKPONG

On arrival at Guwahati airport / railway station ; transfer to Bhalukpong, the sylvan paradise in Arunachal Pradesh. On arrival, check into a hotel. In the evening visit one of Asia’s largest gardens of orchids at Tippi ,that houses over 450 rare orchids out of 1000 found in India. You can also visit the snow-fed Kameng River that flows alongside. Return to the hotel for overnight stay at Bhalukpong.
 
DAY 02: BHALUKPONG TO BOMDILA EXCUETION

After breakfast drive to BomdiLa. En-route we will visit Bomdila Monastery, which was constructed by Tsona Gontse Rinpoche, the 12th reincarnate. The monastery is one of the most famous attractions of Bomdila and was inaugurated in 1965. Bomdila monastery is abode to Buddhist Monks and Lamas. It is believed to be the monastery here in Bomdila is exact replica of Tsona Gontse Monastery. Overnight stay at Bomdila.
 
DAY 03: BOMDILA TO TAWANG

After an early breakfast we will leave for one of the most popular tourist destinations, Tawang. We will be driving through the beautiful valley of Dirang to reach Sela Pass (13703 ft) & Yeswantgarh. En-route bubbling river and colorful tribes will greet you. On reaching spend some time around the paradise lake, which is the land of the Monpa tribes and a major center of the Mahayana Buddhism. Later, we will continue our drive to Tawang. Upon arrival, check into a hotel. In the evening you can visit the traditional Monpa Village. Overnight stay at Tawang.
 
DAY 04: TAWANG LOCAL SIGHTSEEING 

Today we will have a full day excursion around Tawang. We will visit the famous Tawang Monastery, which was founded by Mera Lama Lodre Gyaltso. He was a contemporary of the fifth Dalai Lama and founded the Monestery during 17th century A.D. At present it accommodates over 500 monks and houses priceless Buddhist texts and scriptures.Then proceed towards tawang War Memorial and Craft Center.

Later, we will go on a short trek to Bramdungchung Ani Gompa, which is the abode of nuns and the oldest Ani Gompa in Tawang. The Gompa is situated in the lap of a far off mountain laced with natural scenery and comes under the administration of Tawang Monastery.

In the evening we will visit Urgelling Monastery, situated 5 km to the south of town. It was here in 1683 Tsangyang Gyatso, the sixth Dalai Lama was born. We will also visit the Monpa Village. Overnight stay at Tawang.
 
 
DAY 05: TAWANG TO SANGETSAR LAKE AND BUMLA EXCURSION

Today we will start our day a little early for an excursion to Zemithang. We will visit the sky looming stupa which was constructed by Lama Prathar of Kharman village in 13th century AD. Then visit Sangetsar Lake & Bumla Pass. The Sangestar Lake is located on the way from Tawang town to Bum La Pass in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh, near Indo-China border above 16,500 ft above sea level. The road to Bum La is also a historical route, the People’s Liberation Army of China invaded India during the 1962 Sino-Indian War. Here in Bum La Pass one of the fiercest battle took place in the 1962 Sino-Indian War. ater we will return back to Tawang for overnight stay.
 
DAY 06: TAWANG TO DIRANG

In the morning, we will drive to Dirang (140Km/6hrs). Enroute visit Famous Zong aka Nurnag waterfalls.. An overnight stay at the hotel in Dirang.
 
DAY 07: DIRANG SIGHTSEEING 

Today you will explore the beautiful Dirang Valley as you visit the hot water spring, apple & Kiwi Orchards and the Sangti Valley.Visit Kalchakra gompa and Dirang Zong next. In the evening, we will see the Zimthung view Point. An overnight stay at the hotel in Dirang.
 
DAY 08: DIRANG TO NAMERI NATIONAL PARK 

In the morning, we will proceed for sightseeing tour in Dirang & later drive to Nameri Eco Camp (170/6Hrs). An overnight stay at the hotel in Nameri.
 
DAY 09: NAMERI TO GUWAHATI 

After breakfast, we will visit the Nameri National Park. Later, we will drive to Guwahati (215Km/5Hrs.). At evening visit Maa Kamakhya Temple. Overnight stay at the hotel in Guwahati.
 
DAY 10: DROP AT GUWAHATI STATION/AIRPORT

In the morning, we will be free for packing and personal activities. Check out from the hotel & transfer to Guwahati Airport/ Guwahati Railway station to catch the flight or board the train for onward destination.


 

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