(An 8 day visit to the Eastern Himalayas, a major centre of
Mahayana Buddhism, with safari and adventure at Bhalukpung)
DAY 01: Guwahati
Our tour manager will welcome you at Guwahati airport. We
drive straight to hotel President or similar and relax for a
while with light refreshments. Afterwards we go out for a half
day sight seeing in Guwahati.
DAY 02: Guwahati-Bomdila (09 hrs)
Early in the morning, we leave for Bomdila. Enroute we visit
Asia's third largest Orchidarium at Tipi where you can see
over 7500 orchids from a collection of about 300 species, some
of them very rare. Situated at an altitude of 8500 ft. Bomdila
offers wonderful panoramic views of Himalayan landscapes and
beautiful apple orchards and Buddhist monasteries as well.
Overnight at hotel Siphiangphong or Govt. Tourist Lodge.
Bomdila-Tawang (06-07 hrs)
sight seeing in and around Bomdila. Afterwards depart to
Tawang. On the way lies world's second highest Pass - the Sela
Pass(14000ft.). Reaching Tawang we check in at hotel Buddha or
Govt. Tourist Lodge.
DAY 04: Tawang
After breakfast we
go sight seeing in and around Tawang. We visit Tsongeswar
Lake, Paradise Lake, Craft Centre and finally the three
hundred year old Tawang Monastery - the second largest
Buddhist monastery in the world. The Craft Centre produces
some beautiful woolen carpets.
Tawang-Bhalukpung (09 hrs)
Early in the
morning we leave Tawang for Bhalukpung. Bhalukpung, on the
border of the states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh is a place
of enthralling scenic beauty. The sparkling river Jia Bharali
which passes through Bhalukpung is an adventure lover's
paradise. By the side of the river is the Nameri National Park
which falls under Project Tiger. Overnight at
DAY 06: Bhalukpung
National Park is the home of the near extinct White Winged
Wood-duck. Besides, the park abounds in elephants, leopards,
sambar, barking deer, wild boar, gaur, wild dogs and a variety
of birds including four species of hornbill. After breakfast
we gear-up for rafting over Jia Bharali river. Afterwards it
is leisure time for you to explore this beautiful place on
Bhalukpung-Guwahati (06 hrs)
Bhalukpung for Guwahati, the capital city of Assam. We check
in at hotel President or similar and have lunch. Afterwards we
go sight seeing in Guwahati.
After breakfast we
proceed to the airport for your flight back home as your tour
comes to an end.