Bhawna
Trip offered by Bhawna Travel expert in India

Description

Situated between the borders of Bhutan, China, Nepal and Myanmar (Burma), the isolated areas of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland in India will make you discover an unexplored side of this multi-faceted country. This journey begins in Guwahati, Assam, before reaching the Tawang Highlands at over 3400 meters above sea level in the middle of a Buddhist environment. You will meet the Nishi, Tagin and Apatani tribes and discover a unique way of life and a very diverse craft. A trip without artifice and varied, which will make you live India otherwise. You can also customize this itinerary to create your customized trip in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh & Nagaland.

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Arrival Guwahati
    Day 1
    Arrival Guwahati

    Upon arrival at Guwahati airport meet our representative and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the time visit the local market of “The City of Eastern Light” and Kamakhya temple and Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra. Overnight at Guwahati.  

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  • 2
    Guwahati - Kaziranga National Park (217 Km)
    Day 2
    Guwahati - Kaziranga National Park (217 Km)

    Morning, after an early breakfast drive to Kaziranga National Park (around 7 hours).  This UNESCO World Heritage Site is situated on the northern banks of the mighty river Brahmaputra. Kaziranga National Park supports a variety of flora and fauna. This park is known for Great One horned Rhinoceros. On arrival check in at the hotel or resort. Overnight at Kaziranga. 

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  • 3
    Kaziranga
    Day 3
    Kaziranga

    Morning Elephant Safari in the Park, enjoy the elephant ride on the western range, or central range. Back to hotel after breakfast visit some ethnic villages: Kajir Ronghangpi Aklam, Kohora and another one. On the way back short visit to a tea plantation. Afternoon Jeep Safari in the central or western range. Rest of the time free for individual activities. Overnight at hotel or resort. 

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  • 4
    Kaziranga – Bomdila (245 Km)
    Day 4
    Kaziranga – Bomdila (245 Km)

    After an early breakfast drive to Bomdila (around 7-8 H drive), en route visit some typical villages and small hamlets, as Bhalukpong, situated between the board of Arunachal and Assam, and Naag Temple. On arrival at Bomdila check in at the hotel. This small town is situated an altitude of around 2500m. It is the land of Monpa, Sherdukpen, Aka, Miji and Khawa tribes. Accommodation at Hotel Tsepal Yangjom.

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  • 5
    Bomdila – Tawang (190 Km)
    Day 5
    Bomdila – Tawang (190 Km)

    After breakfast visit Bomdila monastery, craft centre, Jaswant Garh & Sela pass (4200m), on arrival at Tawang check in to the hotel. Tawang is the majestic homeland of the Monpa, sharing the board with Tibet and Bhutan. Tawang is the abode of Mahayana Buddhism, and there are some Buddhist monasteries. On arrival check in to the hotel. Rest of the time free for individual activities. Accommodation at Hotel Gakyi Khang Zhang.

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  • 6
    Tawang
    Day 6
    Tawang

    After breakfast full day visit of Tawang, including Tawang Monastery, Anis Gompa (The Nunneries), Urgelling Monastery, the Giant Buddhist statue, the Craft Centre & Local market. Overnight at Tawang. 

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  • 7
    Tawang – Zemithang (200 Km) - Tawang
    Day 7
    Tawang – Zemithang (200 Km) - Tawang

    Breakfast at the hotel and later full day excursion of Zemithang Valley, visit the Gorsam Chorten, around 90 Km from Tawang town, which is the largest stupa of the area, built in the early part of the 12th century by Lama Pradhar, a Monpa monk. Later drive back to Tawang. Overnight at the hotel. 

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  • 8
    Tawang – Dirang (140 Km)
    Day 8
    Tawang – Dirang (140 Km)

    Morning drive to Dirang, en route visit Lhou Village (ancient Monpa Village), the rock paintings near Jung including rock carvings of Lord Buddha Shakyamuni, Avaloketeswara and Guru Padmasmbhava, as well as Nuranang waterfall. On arrival at Dirang check in to the hotel, rest of the time free for individual activities. Overnight at the hotel (Hotel Pemaling).

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  • 9
    Dirang - Nameri National Park (245 Km)
    Day 9
    Dirang - Nameri National Park (245 Km)

    After an early breakfast drive to Nameri National Park, following the Kameng River & Balipara – Bhalukpung Road. Later afternoon arrival at Nameri and check in to the Eco loge for overnight stay. Time permitting, visit the National park. Overnight at the Eco lodge.  

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  • 10
    Nameri National Park – Majuli Island (210 Km)
    Day 10
    Nameri National Park – Majuli Island (210 Km)

    Morning visit around Nameri National Park for bird watching etc. After breakfast at Nameri Eco lodge, commence the drive to Majuli Island, en route cross the Brahmputra river by local ferryboat, visit a tea factory, Naagsankar Temple etc. On arrival at Majuli check in to the lodge.

    Majuli is the largest river island in the world, acclaimed mainly as the main centre of Vaishnavite culture and Satras of Assam. Srimanta Shankardeva, the Vaishnava saint and religious reformer of Vaishnavism and his disciple Madhavadeva took forward the Vaishnavite culture at Majuli. Visit Aunianti Satra, Uttar Kamalabari Satra, Natun Samaguri Satra, Pottery Culture and Mishing Tribal Village.    

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  • 11
    Majuli – Ziro (196 Km)
    Day 11
    Majuli – Ziro (196 Km)

    Breakfast and drive to Ziro, once again cross the Brahmputra river by local ferryboat (around 5-6 H). On arrival check in to the hotel. Ziro is the abode of the Apatani peoples, set at a high altitude and renowned for its pine and bamboo groves, terrain and high altitude fish farms. Arrival in Ziro and check in to the hotel. Evening free for relax and a visit to the local market. Accommodation in an Abasa homestay or Hotel Blue Pine.

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  • 12
    Ziro
    Day 12
    Ziro

    Full day excursion of nearby villages to see the tribes of the Apatani Tribal Villages (Hong, Hari, Hija, Duta, Bula, Tajan, Bamin Michi & Mudang Tage).

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  • 13
    Ziro – Daporijo (170 Km)
    Day 13
    Ziro – Daporijo (170 Km)

    In the early morning after breakfast proceed to Daporizo, (drive around 6 h). En route visit Nyishi and Hill Miri tribal villages. Continue the drive to Daporizo and on arrival check in to a basic lodge. Daporizo is located on the right bank of Subansiri River, a small place full of Tagin, Hill Miri, Adi and Assamese, tribes. If the time allows it, visit the Tagin tribal village. 

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  • 14
    Daporijo – Aalong (160 Km)
    Day 14
    Daporijo – Aalong (160 Km)

    Morning once again visit Daporizo as Tagin Tribal Village, Menga Cave and Galong tribal village. Later drive to Alon, set on the south bank of river Siyom, in Aalong locally called Aalo, known for adventure activities such as trekking, hiking, angling and biking tour. On arrival check in to the hotel. Rest of the time visit the local market. 

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  • 15
    Aalong
    Day 15
    Aalong

    After breakfast a full day excursion of Aalog (Aalo) valley, visit Donyi – Polo Temple, Galong Tribal Village, Suspension Bridge, and villages. Overnight at the hotel. In the evening you can enjoy a cultural show of Erap dance (warrior dance of Galong tribes) or Tapi Dance (Adi-Minyong tribe).

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  • 16
    Aalong – Pasighat (130 Km)
    Day 16
    Aalong – Pasighat (130 Km)

    Breakfast at the hotel, later proceed to Pasighat, en route visit the confluence of Siang and Siyom River, Komsing, Adi Minyong tribes village and Kekar Monying. Further drive to Pasighat, one of the oldest towns of Arunachal Pradesh and homeland of Adi tribes, set on the bank of Siang river. On arrival check in to the hotel. 

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  • 17
    Pasighat
    Day 17
    Pasighat

    Full day visit Adi Padam and Idu Mishmi tribal villages. Overnight at the hotel. 

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  • 18
    Pasighat – Dibrugarh (156 Km)
    Day 18
    Pasighat – Dibrugarh (156 Km)

    Morning drive to Dibrugarh. En route cross the mighty Brahmaputra river by local ferry boat. Dibrugarh, “the tea city of India”, is located eastern part of Assam and is the main educational hub of Assam. On arrival check in to the hotel. If time allows it, visit Haaj-Paar weaving centre. Overnight at the hotel. 

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  • 19
    Dibrugarh - Sibsagar – Mon (210 Km)
    Day 19
    Dibrugarh - Sibsagar – Mon (210 Km)

    Morning drive to Mon via Sibsagar, in Sibsagar visit Shiva Dole, Sibsagar Tank, Rang Garh, Tolatol Garh, later drive to Mon (Nagaland) which is the homeland of former head hunters, the Konyak Nagas. Arrival Mon and check in to the guest house or local house (very basic).

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  • 20
    Mon
    Day 20
    Mon

    Sightseeing around Mon and meeting with local people.

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  • 21
    Mon – Mokokchung (260 Km)
    Day 21
    Mon – Mokokchung (260 Km)

    After breakfast drive to Mokokchung via Jorhat, en route visit Tocklai Tea Research Institute, upon arrival at Mokokchung check in simple to a hotel or local house (Hotel Metsuben). 

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  • 22
    Mokomchung
    Day 22
    Mokomchung

    After breakfast full day visit Mopungchuket and Ungma villages. Rest of the time free for individual activities. Overnight at Mokokchung. 

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  • 23
    Kokokchung – Kohima (150 Km)
    Day 23
    Kokokchung – Kohima (150 Km)

    After breakfast drive to Kohima, en route visit Longkhum, Wokha, Longsa, Tseminyu and Tuophema Touris villages. Later continue to Kohima, on arrival check in to the hotel. Kohima is the capital city of Nagaland and situated at around 1450 m above sea level. Kohima is inhabited by the Angami, Rengma, Kuki and Zeliang Naga tribes. On arrival check in to the hotel.

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  • 24
    Kohima
    Day 24
    Kohima

    After breakfast full day visit around Kisama and Kohima Villages, Catholic Cathedral, Kohima War Cemetery, Sales Emporium and local market. Overnight at the hotel (Japfu or similar).

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  • 25
    Kohima - Dimapur (72 Km) - Delhi
    Day 25
    Kohima - Dimapur (72 Km) - Delhi

    Very early morning drive to Dimapur, en route visit Khonoma Green Village, later board the flight to Delhi or Kolkata. 

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • Accommodation on twin sharing basis for twenty- four nights
    • Complimentary breakfast at the hotels
    • All transportation by one neat and clean vehicle driven by our dedicated driver to and from the airport
    • Kaziranga National Park Entry Fees
    • One round of Elephant ride and one round of Jeep Safari charges in Kaziranga National Park
    • One ethnic lunch in Kaziranga for all
    • Arunachal Pradesh Entry Permit
    • Nameri National Park Entry Fees
    • Guided Trekking charges in Nameri National Park
    • Personalized guide service of an English speaking local boy from the moment of arrival until departure
    • All sightseeing programs
    • All parking, toll charges, fuel charges, driver's allowances, ferry charges to and from Majuli island & Pasighat to Dibrugarh etc.
    • All applicable taxes and service charges

     

    Price does not include

    • Any air fare & train fare
    • Any meal other than mentioned above
    • Entrances to the monuments, parks etc.
    • Any other expenses of personal nature i.e, mineral water, camera fee, laundry, telephone, tips, portages, travel & medical insurance, alcoholic & non alcoholic beverages
    • Emergency evacuations
    • GST (Good & Service Tax 5%)

    The price shown is per person on twin sharing basis (Minimum 2 adults). It is possible to upgrade to deluxe services (Superior hotels / superior rooms whenever possible as per budget and superior car like, Toyota Innova / Mahindra Scorpio / Xylo). Our tour package will start from picking you up from Guwahati Airport and will come to an end while dropping you at Dimapur airport on 25th day of the tour.