Buddhist Monasteries of Arunachal Pradesh


07 Nights / 08 Days


Guwahati - Bomdilla - Tawang - Dirang - Nameri

Visit Bomdla and Tawang monasteries. Explore Sangti valley in the morning hours. Black Necked Tibetan Cranes annually come for wintering these valley.

Detailed Tour Itinerary

Day 01 : Guwahati
Brahmaputra River Cruise

Brahmaputra River Cruise,

Reception at Guwahati airport and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure to explore the city Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02 : Guwahati - Bomdilla

After breakfast drive through the picturesque tea gardens of Tezpur to reach Bhalukpung (240km 5 hrs), on the foothills of Eastern Himalayas. After entry formalities and lunch we enter Arunachal, bounty of unending natural beauty. Driving for 20 minutes through curly roads overlooking the dancing 'Bhoroli' river you arrive at Tipi, where lies the Orchidarium, a glass house having 7500 orchids. We drive on to Bomdila(100km, 4 hrs). On reaching Bomdilla check in to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03 : Bomdilla - Tawang

Early morning, we will visit the upper and the lower 'Gompa' (Buddhist Monastery) at Bomdilla. After a leisurely breakfast we depart for Tawang (180km, 6 hrs), the blessed land of Monpa's. Drive through centuries old Dirang Basti a 'Dirang Monpa' tribal village, still retaining its old stone made houses and its colourful inhabitants with warmth in their hearts, Dirang town overlooking the fast flowing Dirang river, Sela pass (13703ft) and Jaswant-Garh Chino-Indian war memorial. Check in at the hotel for overnight stay. In the night you can see illuminated Tawang Monastery Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 04 : Tawang - Monasteries, Nunneries, Tribal culture

After breakfast, visit 350years old Buddhist monastery, locally known as Gompa, which seemed to be suspended from heaven in an equally ethereal space. Also visit the nunneries locally called Ani Gompa and Urgelling Monastery, 460 years old Monastery established by lama Urghen Sangpo Bhumthang. It is also the birthplace of His holiness 6th Dalai Lama. In the evening enjoy ethnic Monpa tribal dances and dances by Lamas.
Overnight stay at hotel.

Sangti Valley, Dirang

Sangti Valley, Dirang

Day 05 : Dirang - Waterfalls, Sela peak, Scenic beauty

Early morning drive to Jang to encounter the waterfalls, a breathtaking sight. Move onto Dirang (150km), another heart pulling place with scenic beauty, en-route stopping at Sela Top (13000 ft). Check into hotel for overnight stay. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 06 : Dirang - Nameri National Park

Explore Sangti valley in the morning hours. Black Necked Tibetan Cranes annually come for wintering these valley. After an early Lunch drive down to Nameri National Park. Overnight stay at Eco Camp.

Day 07 : Tiger Trail

Early morning on the Tiger Trail inside the Nameri National Park. Return for breakfast and drive to Tezpur the Ancient city of eternal Romance. Explore the city and drive to Guwahati.
Overnight stay in Guwahati.

Day 08 : Farewell, departure

Day free till the time of departure from Guwahati airport/railway station.