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ROAD TO TAWANG

NAMERI-DIRANG-TAWANG-BOMDILA-GUWAHATI

From ₹ 33,500

This road trip surrounds you with the majestic landscapes of western Arunachal

Duration
9 days
Dates
1-9 May
21-29 May
Group Size
20 people avg.
Meals
8 Breakfast,
7 Dinner
Accommodation
3 Star Hotels
Team
Trip leader & Local Guides
Group Trip for 18-35 Year Olds
Join solo or get a friend along

About this trip

Words can’t describe how BREATHTAKING this place is, so why would we try? Instead, we’ve packed the best of Arunachal into one immense 9-day adventure. Discover vast valleys, magical mountains, glistening lakes and wondrous waterfalls. And get heaps of time to chill with your crew of like minded individuals.. Ready to discover whether the Tawang circuit really lives up to the rep? Spoiler: it 100% does.

Highlights

  • Sangti Valley

  • Dirang Fort

  • Sela Pass

  • China Border

  • Like-minded People

  • Sangetsar Lake

  • Bum La Pass

  • Jung Falls

  • Tawang Monastery

  • Local Food

Itinerary

Pickup from Guwahati airport on day 1

Bhalukpong

1 Night stay

Day 1: Guwahati to Bhalukpong

Touchdown at Guwahati airport, meet up with your travel crew and start your journey towards the first destination of this road trip. Upon reaching Bhalukpong, check in to your riverside resort and freshen up.
Tonight, we’ll kick things off with dinner & drinks and get excited for adventures to come.

Meals: Dinner

Dirang

2 Nights stay

Day 2: Explore Dirang

Today, we’ll travel to Arunachal's best kept secret - Dirang. Plaster your face to the window and soak up all the views as we cross multiple streams and waterfalls along the way. Later, head out with your squad and explore the local village, where you’ll find houses more than 500 years old! Don’t forget to try local Yak cheese delicacies, meat curries and thukpas prepared by the Monpa tribe.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3: Visit Sangti Valley

Today, we’ll visit the gorgeous and secluded Sangti Valley. A paradise tucked away in the mountains with the flowing Sangti river snaking through it. It’s the very definition of serenity. Sit by the river & have a bowl of Maggi. Try freshly plucked kiwis. Click pictures of the beautiful suspension bridge. And enjoy the golden sunset while you play with fluffy sheep!

 

In the evening, return to the hotel and have an early dinner. We’ve got a big day tomorrow!

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Tawang

3 Night stay

Day 4: Sela Pass, Paradise Lake & Jung Falls

Rise & Shine. Down your breakfast and start your journey towards Tawang. First, we’ll make a pitstop at Sela Pass. Unless you’ve been living under an Instagram-less rock, you’ll recognise this place for its big red gate. Play in the blanket of snow and marvel at the beauty of Sela lake. Then: Jung Fall awaits. Get down and feel the spray of water hit your face. Spend some time with your crew chilling alongside the nearby river before we continue our journey and finally reach Tawang.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: Tawang Monastery & War Memorial

Take it easy and don’t rush yourself anywhere this morning. Make the most of your surroundings. We’ll head out this afternoon to seek blessings at Tawang monastery - The largest monastery in India and 2nd in the world. Yup, no biggie. Next: We’ll pay a visit to the Tawang War Memorial to stop and reflect on a piece of the past that changed the histories of India and China forever.

This eve: sit back in the fresh alpine air with an ice-cold bevvie and enjoy jaw-dropping views of the milky way, right above you!

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6: Sangetsar Lake & Bum La Pass

Today we’ll visit the Bum La pass - at nearly 15,000ft this is as close as you can get to China without a passport! Wave hello to the Chinese soldiers on another side of the border before we head towards the beautiful Sangetsar Lake. Grab yourself a warm cuppa, settle down and enjoy the beauty of this pristine lake surrounded by snow-clad mountains.

 

In the evening, get some drinks and enjoy local eats with your crew.