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14 Days Nature & Culture Trek Tour : The Trail of the Monpa Yak herdsmen
Includes Wildlife Safari at Kaziranga National Park

Itinerary: Version 02 & 03

Day 01: Fly to Guwahati and drive to Tezprur

Fly Kolkota / Delhi to Guwahati. Arrive mid day. Transfer by car Guwahati to Tezpur. in 3.30 hrs. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Drive Tezpur to Dirang, 1600 m

Drive to Dirang Valley, 06 hrs, Overnight at Hotel in Dirang

Day 03: Dirang Valley sightseeing

Cultural tour: Ancient Monpa Village and Gompa, scenic Sangti Valley. Farmlands and more Overnight at your hotel.

Day 04: Drive cum trek Dirang to Mandala camp, 3500 m.

Drive 02 hrs along a newly constructed road to Mandala road junction. Trek for 04 hrs along an undulating ridge line passing through forests and meadow to our camp 1 at 3500 m. Overnight in camp.

Day 05: Trek Mandala camp to Naga GG (Grazing ground), 4000 m

Get up early to view the snow covered 5000 m high Sela Ridge and the 7000 meters high Kangdo Range.

Trek for 4-5 hrs to Naga GG, 4000 m along a fairly easy trail through forests and meadows. Overnight in camp 2, at Naga GG.   

Day 06: Trek Naga GG to Schumshuk, 4100 m,

Trek for 06 hrs along an undulating ridge along tree line forests to the Indo- Bhutan Border, 4100 m, On the west , good views of the, valleys in Bhutan, Toward the North close lies the Sela Ridge. Rising to 4900m In an North Easterly direction view the  India -Tibet border ridges dominated by the Gorichen Peak, 7600 m. – The highest peak of the Eastern Himalayas. Overnight in camp 3.

Day 07:  Trek Schumshuk to Shivigang, 4200 m.

A long 07 hrs  trek along the undulating ridge line close to the Indo -Bhutan border, gaining some elevation but remaining below 4200 m. Traverse through grazing meadows with thinning trees. Overnight in camp 4 at Shivigang.

Day 08: Trek Shivgang to Bankhajang Gompa, 4900 m,

Get set for 06 hours of fairly steep climbing up to 4900 m to attain the Sela ridge, arriving at the isolated Buddhist temple –Bankhajung Temple. It is a place of pilgrimage for both the Indian and the Bhutanese. The majestic surroundings are covered with alpine flora of Rhododendron and Juniper. In the surrounding area, there are more than 100 Alpine lakes. Overnight in camp 5.

Treeline camping Ridge-line trail Rhododendrons at Sela ridge Natures garden Treeline camping Yaks grazing ground Rhododendrons at Sela ridge Natures garden

Day 09: Trek Bankhajung Gompa to Nauranang, 3600 m and drive to Tawang, 3300 m

Trek down to the National Highway at Nauranag, 3600 m in 04 hrs. Transfer to jeeps and drive 60 Kms to Tawang in 02 hrs.. Overnight at hotel.

Day 10: Tawang, 3300 m:

Full day sightseeing of the Tawang. Explore the 350 years old Tawang Monastery, and have an audience with Rimpoche. In the afternoon visit the Urgelling Monastery dating back to 1489 followed by the Seru Monpa village, and the craft center. Overnight at hotel.

Tawang Monastery Faith Monpa welcome

Day 11: Tawang - Dirang

Drive back to Dirang over the Sela Pass in 05 hrs. Overnight at Dirang.

Day 12: Dirang - Tezpur - Kaziranga National Park

A longish drive of  7-8 hrs to Kaziranga National Park, Overnight at Wild life Resort

Day 13: Kaziranga National Park

Early morning Elephant safari for one horned Rhino and other animals. Thereafter morning and after - lunch Wild life safaris by jeep, in outlying ranges of the park. Overnight at Wild life Resort.

Day 14: Kaziranga - Guwahati

After early breakfast drive 240 Kms in 4.30 hrs to Guwahati airport, to board your flight to Delhi or Kolkata.

TOUR END

Package Price : On request

Package includes 

  • Reception and send off at Guwahati airport
  • Accommodation on twin share with all meals, as given in the itinerary.
  • On the trek, all camping arrangements to include all meals, 3-4 man tents with camp cots, sleeping mats, dining tent, toilet tents, camp staff, and porters/ animals . Trekkers to bring own heavy duty sleeping bags
  • Hard top jeep / MUV with driver as per itinerary. (At Kaziranga National Park local jeep will be provided)
  • National Park Entry fees at Kaziranga .
  • Restricted Area Permit for Arunachal Pradesh, plus processing fee, and local government insurance. 
  • Accompanying English speaking guide / escort.
  • One Elephant safari and one jeep safari at Kaziranga with all local entries

Price does not include:

  • Air Fare
  • Personal expenses,
  • Bar, Mineral water, laundry, telephone, and medical expenses
  • Personal and Tour Insurance
  • Camera fees at National Parks - where applicable
  • Tips and donations to monasteries etc.Go to Top of 14 Days Nature & Culture Trek Tour

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