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ARUNACHAL PRADESH MONPA TRIBAL TREK

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    Trip Duration:
    19 Nights / 20 Days
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    Trekking
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All about the ARUNACHAL PRADESH MONPA TRIBAL TREK

Nature has bestowed it's plentiful bounties on Arunachal Pradesh, India's land of rising sun. The evergreen forests, the virgin floral and faunal varieties, the turbulent streams and roaring rivers meandering their way through deep gorges and lush green valleys, the inspiring mountains, and snow clad peaks - all make the state a unique place offering the tourist numerous opportunities for rafting, hiking and mountaineering. Arunachal Pradesh finds it's mention in literature such as the "Kalika Purana" and in the epics of "Mahabharata" and "Ramayana". It is believed that sage Vyasa meditated here and the remains of the brick structure, scattered around two villages in the hills north of Roing was the palace of Rukmini, the consort of Lord Krishna. The sixth Dalai Lama was also born on the soil of Arunachal Pradesh.

  1. Day 1 Arrive Delhi/Kolkata. Met upon arrival Drive to Namari national Park

    Met upon arrival and drive to Nameri wildlife park for 5 hours for overnight. Evening walk in the forest to see various birdlife. Nameri Tiger Reserve is nestled at the foothills of Eastern Himalayas; it covers an area of 200 Sq. Kms. Situated in the eastern border of Assam valley and mountainous Arunachal Pradesh, it’s a very scenic sanctuary with river Jia Bhoroli bifurcating through. Nameri is home to some of of the endangered species like White-winged Wood Duck, and many other winged species.

  2. Day 10 IN NAGAGIGI

    (3,573 m /11,723 ft) excursion through alpine forests, rhododendrons and yak herder’s over/ night /camp

  3. Day 11 NAGAGIGI (3,573 m /11,723 ft) – SANGYA 

     (3,888 M /12,759 Ft) - Trek / Approx 5 Hrs Alpine Vegetations With Rhododendrons And Yak Herder’s Camps

  4. Day 12 SANGYA (3,888 m /12,759 ft) – CHOMJUK (4,045 m /13,272 ft)

    trek / approx 5 hrs Alpine vegetation with rhododendrons and yak herder’s camps

  5. Day 13 IN CHOMJUK (4,045 M/13,272 FT) EXCURSION TO ORKALA (4267 m /14,000 ft)

    alpine forests, rhododendrons

  6. Day 14 CHUMJUK – SUGANG (3,870 m/12,700 ft)

      trek / approx 7 hrs Through alpine forests

  7. Day 15 SUGANG – BANGAJAAN (4,023m/13,200ft)

    trek / approx 7 hrs

  8. Day 16 BANGAJAN – ACROSS SELA (4,156 m / 13,714 ft)– TAWANG (2,957 m / 9,702 ft)

    by surface enroute crossing the Sela Pass (13,000 ft).

  9. Day 17 Tawang

    Full day sight seeing of Tawang including the monastery as well as the nunnery. Visit Tawang Monastery, the birthplace of the 6th incarnation of the Dalai Lama, Tsangyang Gyatso (1683-1706 AD). It was here that the present Dalai Lama crossed the border into India after fleeing Tibet in 1959. Founded by the Mera Lama Lodre Gyasto in accordance to the wishes of the 5th Dalai Lama, Nagwang Lobsang Gyatso, The Tawang monastery of the Gelugpa sect is the largest Buddhist monastery in India. The name Tawang means Chosen Horse. It is also known in another Tibetan name known as Galden Namgey Lhatse, which means a true name within a celestial paradise in a clear night. Located at an elevation of 10,000 feet (3,300m) in the district capital, Tawang, it is home to more than 600 Lamas. It has also a houses the Parkhang library. A collection of the 400-year- old Kangyurs which consists of 110 volumes with 400-500 pages in each bundle in addition to invaluable manuscripts. The lamas would get ready on ceremonial occasions for their dances and prayers. Dances and ceremonial celebrations are held in the courtyard, the most important of which is held on the night of Buddha Purnima. Other large collections include the Sutras, Tangym, Sungbhum, old books and other manuscripts, both handwritten and printed, many of them in gold. The collection has a total of 850 bundles. It also houses a small printing press, which is meant for printing books to literate monks for religious services and their own education. The most fascinaing part is or the assembly hall - a three- storied building housing the temple and the 8.3-m high Golden Buddha.

  10. Day 18 Twang - Bomdila

    193km 7 to 8 hrs drive over/night Hotel

  11. Day 19 Bomdila to Guwahati

    300KM 6 Hrs Drive over/ night/ hotel/ Morning Visit Rabgyaling Gontse Gompa upper gompa Thupchob Gateling gompa

  12. Day 2 Nameri – Dirang

    Morning drive to Dirang for 6 hours. Drive to Dirang 221 km in 6 hrs The journey is along a very scenic road traversing forested hills. And crossing over the Nichephu pass to the Tanga valley .traversing the Tanga valley. The road climbs through a series of hairpins to the town of Bomdila, located at 2800m height pass of same name. Here a after the road descend to the picture postcard Dirang valley at 1600m which is our Destination for the day. Overnight at hotel in Dirang

  13. Day 20 Drive to Airport, and fly to Kolkata / delhi

  14. Day 3 Dirang to Thambang by Drive

    After breakfast, drive to Thambang where your camp staff will be waiting for your. altitude 7200 ft., 35 km Thambang is located in the top of the hill and the path is steep. Thambang is a village of Monpa tribe. Evening in the camp. OR Local House,

  15. Day 4 Thambang to Semnak

    After breakfast, trek to Semnak 15 km altitude of 7900 ft., a small village inside the jungle. The second day of the trek is through thick jungle and trail is easy. But watch out for those leeches! Evening in the camp.

  16. Day 5 Semnak - Lagam - Chander

    After breakfast, trek to Chander via Lagam for 30 km. altitude of 10000 ft. This day is also little tough. Chander is a small village of Monpa tribe and also a Base Camp for Mountaineering. If the weather is clear than great views of Mt Gorichen and Mt Kangto are available from here. Chander is a famous for herding of Chongrey, an animal which resembles a half cow and half sheep. You will find more than 500 Chongrey in and around the village, it is also located in the top of the hill. In the month of January and February this place is completely covered by snow which last till March and April. Evening in the camp/ LOCAL HOUSE.

  17. Day 6 Chander - Namshu

    After breakfast, trek to Namshu 25 km altitude of an 8800 ft, a downward trek, Namshu a biggest village of Monpa tribe in West Kameng District. Spand the day exploring the exquisite Buddhist Gompa, kalkaling gate. Chusker[ its traditional water mill] and village houses meet the people get an aidea of Lifestyles Evening local House

  18. Day 7 Namshu - Sangti (8500 feet)

    After breakfast, trek to Sangti valley for16 km. Sangti valley is famous for sheep breeding farm (high altitude sheep farm) over/night Local House

  19. Day 8 Sangti to Lubrang

    (1,497m/4,910ft) – by surface / 6kms – 2,837 m / 9,309 ft trek / approx 4hrs Visit lubrang village & interaction with the locals. Pass through the cultivated fields

  20. Day 9 LUBRANG – NAGAGIGI

    (3,573 m /11,723 ft) – trek / approx 6hrs trek through thick alphine forests cross yak herder’s camp, rhododendron flora