Day 1: Pick up from Kolkata Airport
Evening Pick up from Kolkata Airport & Transfer to Hotel. O/N stay.
Day 2: Guwahati
Pick up from hotel & Transfer to Kolkata Airport onward to Guwahati & Same day morning pick up from Guwahati airport and Drive to Bhalukpung(260 kms/5hrs) O/N stay
Day 3: Tawang
Early morning drive to Tawang (310kms/9hrs). Enroute see the Tippi Orchidarium. Overnight
The way to Tawang is a scenic drive through the serpentine roads alongside the river Kameng. Beautiful landscapes throughout the drive keeps one engaged. There is a strong Tibetan presence in Tawang. Prayer flags flutter in the breeze. Cross the Sella Pass at 13,700 ft. Enroute stop at the Jaswant Garh War Memorial- to pay tribute to the brave soldiers who single-handedly tried to hold of the approaching Chinese from the pass during the 1962 Indo- Chinese war. The sinuous road to Tawang passes through the dragon gates on the awesome heights of the Sella Pass.
Day 4: Tawang
Full day excursion in and around Tawang. Visit the 2nd oldest Buddhist monastery of Asia, – the birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama. Visit the War memorial and the state emporium. Overnight at the hotel.
At Tawang, visit the famous Buddhist Monastery which was in the route chosen by the Dalai Lama to enter India from Tibet. A stunning 8 mtrs. high glided statue of Buddha dominates the sanctum. Attached to the monastery, there is a Museum and a library with priceless collections. The monastery is one of the largest in Asia and it houses about thousand monks. Visit the craft centre that sells beautiful masks, hand-woven carpets, tangkhas, and jewellery in silver, turquoise, coral and amber. The museum presents the rich cultural diversity of Tawang. The stupa-like Tawang war memorial also salutes the heroes of the war. The emporium houses traditional textiles and artifacts.
Day 5: Bumla Pass.
Early morning drive to Bumla Pass. Overnight at Tawang. (Please note that to visit Bumla you need pass which is issued by govt. For that you need to submit the documents a day before visit Bumla pass).
(Also note that visit bumla pass you need to hire local vehicle)
Day 6: Bomdila
After breakfast drive to Bomdila (180kms/6hrs), a place of misty mountains, lush forest, apple orchards and Buddhist monasteries. Overnight
Day 7: Guwahati
Bomdila- Guwahati (350 kms/9hrs).O/N.
Day 8: Departure
Time to drop at Guwahati Airport for back to Chennai.