Tawang Tour for 6 Days

6 Days

Overview

A 5-night, 6-day tour of Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh, India, is a captivating journey through a region known for its stunning landscapes and rich culture. Tawang’s natural beauty is a highlight, offering lush valleys, pristine lakes, waterfalls, and snow-covered peaks that captivate nature enthusiasts and photographers alike.

One of Tawang’s defining features is its impressive Buddhist monasteries, including the world’s largest, the Tawang Monastery. These monasteries not only serve as religious centers but also stand as architectural marvels that provide insights into the local culture and spirituality.

Inhabited by the Monpa people, Tawang allows you to immerse yourself in their unique culture and traditions. You can experience their traditional dances, music, savor local cuisine, and engage with the welcoming locals.

Tawang has a rich historical heritage, with sites like the Jaswant Garh War Memorial paying tribute to Indian soldiers who displayed valor during the Indo-China war. You can also explore remnants of the Tawang War Memorial, delving into the region’s history.

For adventure enthusiasts, Tawang offers opportunities for trekking, hiking, and even motorcycling through challenging terrains. The high-altitude Sela Pass is a hotspot for adventurous activities.

Serene lakes, such as Pankang Teng Tso Lake and Shonga-tser Lake, are scattered throughout the region. These tranquil bodies of water are surrounded by stunning landscapes, providing a perfect setting for relaxation and nature appreciation.

The journey to Tawang itself is an adventure, with picturesque drives along the winding roads of the Eastern Himalayas. You’ll encounter challenging passes like the Bum La Pass and Sela Pass, offering panoramic mountain views.

Tawang is also home to diverse wildlife, with a chance to spot rare species like the Red Panda and Snow Leopard in nearby sanctuaries and national parks.

The region is adorned with numerous stupa and chortens (Buddhist shrines) that enhance the spiritual and cultural ambiance of the area.

Ultimately, Tawang offers a tranquil and serene environment, making it an ideal escape from the bustling city life, allowing travelers to find solace in the lap of nature. This Tawang tour provides a unique blend of natural beauty, spirituality, history, culture, and adventure, ensuring a memorable experience for every visitor.

Itinerary

Arrive in Guwahati Airport / Railway station and meet our representative. Then drive to Dirang -- the land of Monpa tribes of Arunachal Pradesh. En route visit Sessa Orchid Sanctuary and Tippi Orchid Center. Overnight halt at Dirang.

Snow-clad Himalayan ranges, a rustic charm and spirituality filled in the air; all these ingredients make Dirang a perfect hideout to spend some tranquil holidays in the lap of Mother Nature .

Overnight in Dirang.

After an early breakfast we will leave for one of the most popular tourist destinations, Tawang. We will be driving through the beautiful valley of Dirang to reach Sela Pass (13703 ft). En-route bubbling river and colorful tribes will greet you. On reaching spend some time around the paradise lake, which is the land of the Monpa tribes and a major center of the Mahayana Buddhism. Later, we will continue our drive to Tawang. Upon arrival, check into a hotel. In the evening you can visit the Craft Center and traditional Monpa Village.

Overnight stay in the hotel.

Today morning, post breakfast, we shall visit 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 a 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.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Tawang.

Today morning, post early breakfast, we shall proceed to visit Bumla Pass - situated at a height of 15,200ft - which is the border between India and China.

Post the visit to Bumla Pass, we shall then come back to Y - Junction and then visit Maduri Lake and PTso Lake. We shall also visit the Gurudwara which is located just after crossing Y-Junction and towards the way to Madhuri Lake. Return back to Tawang. Overnight in Tawang.

NOTE:
* It takes around 6-7 hours to complete the full circuit.
* Only local vehicles of Tawang are allowed to visit these locations hence we would have to hire a different cab. The charges range from Rs. 5500 to Rs. 6500 per vehicle which accommodates 5 Person.
* Permit for Bumla Pass is issued by Indian Army and DC of Tawang.

Today after breakfast we will 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 is surrounded by scenic terrain just below the Sela Pass.

After visiting the war memorial, we will continue our drive to Bomdila. En-route enjoy the beauty of snow-clad peaks namely Kangto (7090 mt), Nyegi Kangsang (7050 mt), Gorichen (6488 mt).

Upon arrival at Bomdila, check into the hotel. Enjoy evening at leisure, followed by overnight stay at the hotel.

Today after breakfast we will drive to Guwahati. Upon arrival, if time permits, we shall visit the local market.

Post that, we shall drop you off at Guwahati Airport / Railway Station for Onward journey.

Tour End.

Inclusions

  • Deluxe Rooms at all locations at 2 Person sharing Basis.
  • Complementary Breakfast at hotels.
  • Exclusive A/C vehicle at disposal for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
  • Service of an experienced driver for 12 Hours per day up to maximum 10:00 PM
  • Luxury Taxes, Parking, Toll taxes, Drivers Allowance etc.
  • Inner Line Permit

Exclusions

  • Air Fare / Train Fare
  • Entry fee(s) for Sightseeing
  • Camera fees, Guide / Tour /Escort charges.
  • Water activity charges
  • Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity.
  • Soft/hard drinks.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary. -
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, road blockage, political disturbances, etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • Insurance.
  • Lunch
  • Anything which is not include in the inclusion.
  • GST (5%)

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Tawang Tour for 6 Days
From ₹12,500
/ Adult
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