Arunachal Pradesh “Orchid State of India”
On arrival in Guwahati Airport/Guwahati Railway Station, take a transfer to the hotel. In the evening visit the Tirupati Balaji Temple and other local destinations. Stay overnight at the hotel.
In the morning visit Maa Kamakhya Temple. After breakfast drive towards 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 those 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.
After breakfast drive to Dirang that has a picturesque Monpa Valley. 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. Upon arrival at Dirang, check into the hotel. In the evening you are free to visit the hot water spring,regional sheep farm, Sangti and Yak Research Center. Stay overnight at Hotel.
After an early breakfast leave for Tawang via the beautiful valley of Dirang to reach Sela Pass (13703 ft). En-route bubbling river and colourful tribes will greet you. On reaching spend some time around the paradise lake, which are the land of the Monpa tribes and a major center of the Mahayana Buddhism. Later, continue drive to Tawang. Upon arrival, check into a hotel. In the evening you can visit the Craft Center and traditional Monpa Village. Stay overnight at hotel.
Have a full day excursion around Tawang. 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. Later, we will go on a short trek to Bramdungchung Ani Gomap, which is the abode of nuns and the oldest Ani Gompa in Tawang. The Gompa is situated in the lap of 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. Stay overnight at the hotel in Tawang.
Start the Journey a little early for an excursion to Zemithang. Visit the sky looming stupa which was constructed by Lama Prathar of Kharman village in 13th century AD. There are a number of devotees that visit it during Gorzam Kora festival. Later we will return back to Tawang for overnight stay.
After breakfast drive back to Bomdila. On the way we will stop to visit 1962 Indo-China War Memorial, which is dedicated to Rifleman Jaswant Singh Rawat, of the 4th Battalion of Garhwal Rifles Infantry Regiment.He showed his heroism by fighting and holding the attack of China back for 72 hours all alone. Singh remained at his post at an altitude of about 10,000 feet before succumbing to an enemy bullet during that bloody winter war. The memorial is located 25 km before Tawang and issurrounded by scenic terrain just below the Sela Pass. After visitingthe war memorial, we will continue our drive to Bomdila. En-route enjoy the beauty of snow-clad peaks namely Kangto, Nyegi Kangsang, Gorichen.Upon arrival at Bomdila, check into the Hotel. Enjoy evening atleisure, followed by overnight stay at the Hotel.
Post breakfast move to Tezpur, en-route visit the Orchid Center atTipi. Tipi houses over 7500 orchids. On display are some of the finestspecies like the Dainty Lady’s Slipper or the more formal soundingDendrobium. Continue drive to Tezpur. Upon arrival, check into thehotel. Fresh-n-up and enjoy a sightseeing tour of Tezpur. The place isalso known as ‘The City of Blood’. It is steeped in mythologies andlegends. Situated on the north bank of Brahmaputra, this town ofmagnificent scenic beauty and exquisite archaeological ruins is thehead quarter of Sonitpur District. Stay overnight at the Hotel.
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to theAirport/Railway Station for onward destinations.