Dear All

We @ Shikhar Vedh has planned to experience the Arunachal Pradesh Backpacking Tour !!! 

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BATCH DATE:  5 – 12 October 2019

Tour Fees Rs. 21000/- per Head which includes

1) Pick up & drop to Guwahati

2) Vehicle for internal travel

3) Food expenses Breakfast & Dinner (Lunch excluded)

4) Accommodation on triple sharing basis in Hotels & Home-stay

5) All Permit & Entry fees wherever applicable (Except Camera Fee)

6) Shikhar Vedh Administrative Charges

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Travel Suggestion :-

Day 1: Arrive @ Guwahati Airport / Railway station by 1 pm latest on 5 Oct

Day 7: Book your flight / train from Guwahati after 6 pm on 11 Oct

/ Day 8: Book your flight / train from Guwahati in morning on 12 Oct  

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Arunachal Pradesh –  The Land of the Rising Sun   !!! 

“The Land of the Rising Sun”, Arunachal Pradesh is one of the most enthralling holiday destinations in India. Strung out along the misty mountain peaks , verdant valleys, swift rivers and finest sanctuaries , it entices an adventurer with mysterious , immaculate and picturesque loveliness. Arunachal is huge and traveling around its vast and mountainous tracts is too arduous and time consuming to be completed in a week.

Itinerary

Day 1: Saturday 5 Oct :- Guwahati – Bhalukpong (250 km / 6 hr)

Meet the team @ Guwahati Airport by 11:00 Hrs

Drive to Bhalukpong – Situated at 213 metres above sea level, Bhalukpong is the entry point to Arunachal. The place is famous for archaeological ruins of King Bhaluka who was the grandfather of King Bana of Mahabharata fame and an ancient ruler of the region. A historical fort of 10th-12th Century AD is situated in the foothills of the region and one can see the stone remains of the fort. Some important remains of King Bahluk’s capital and his grandson Bana are preserved here. The Kameng River flows through Bhalukpong providing ample scope for adventure tourism. It is also a beautiful picnic spot.

Evening arrival @ Hotel & Relax

Day 2: Sunday 6 Oct :-  Bhalukpong to Sangti Valley ( 150 km / 6 hr)

After breakfast depart for Dirang

En-route visit Tipi, It is 5 kms from Bhalukpong and is famous for its orchid museum where one can see about 450 species of orchids. Some of these are rare and endangered. Asia’s biggest orchidarium.

Sessa: It is 24 kms from Tipi on the way to Bomdila. There is a natural orchid sanctuary spread over 10 sq km. More than 2600 orchids representing 80 species have been cultivated in natural surroundings.

Sangti Valley is beyond description. It is surrounded by Eastern Himalayan ranges, covered with fruit orchards (kiwi fruit, apple, apricot, orange), dotted with pristine dense forests and meandering fast hill rivers. Black-necked cranes migrate to this valley.

Overnight stay at Sangti Valley ( Home stay / Tents)

Day 3: Monday 7 Oct :- Sangti Valley – Dirang  - Tawang (150 km / 6 hr)

Dirang: The place is famous for hot water springs where people take bath to cure skin ailments. Places worth visiting here are the apple and kiwi orchards, National Yak Research and sheep Breeding Center at Nigmadung.

Sela Pass: It is 45 kms from Dirang on the way to Tawang. Sela Pass is the world’s second highest motorable pass at an altitude of 14000 ft. The serene crystal blue water natural lake and the surrounding landscape are truly pleasing to the eyes and senses.
Nurannang: It is 12 kms from Sela Pass and is famous for cold water snow and rainbow trout fish hatchery where one can go fishing in the chilly waters.

Jaswant Garh: Located at a distance of 4 kms from Nuranang, Jaswant Garh is a memorial erected in the memory of Veer Jaswant Singh of the 4th Garhwal Rifles and a recipient of Mahavir Chakra (Posthumous) who alone stopped the Chinese Army for 72 hours during the 1962 aggression.

Overnight @ Tawang

Day 4: Tuesday 8  Oct:- Tawang local Sightseeing

After breakfast, go for local sightseeing

Tawang monastery, which is an important seat of Mahayana Buddhism is located here. This world famous monastery of the Gelukpa was founded during the 17th century by Mera Lama Lodre Gyaltso who is considered as a contemporary of the 5th Dalai Lama. It is Asia’s second largest monastery after Lhasa and India’s largest which controls 17 Gompas in the region. The highlights of this monastery are the imposing three-storied assembly hall and the 28 ft high golden statue of Lord Buddha. There is also a big library which has an impressive collection of ancient books and manuscripts.

Tawang War Memorial , dedicated to the martyrs of Sino-India war (1962), 

Evening @ local markets

Overnight @ Tawang

Day 5: Wednesday 9 Oct :-  Feel pride Bum La Pass & dip @ Sangster lake

Bum La Pass – The meeting point of India and China, sitting pretty at 4,600 meters (15,200 ft). Only Indians can visit, with proper permit

There are also beautiful natural Lakes in Tawang like the Sangetsar Lake which is known for its scenic surroundings as well as rare avi-fauna like snow pigeon and musk deer and the PTso Lake for its picturesque landscape .

Overnight stay @ Tawang

Day 6 : Thursday 10 Oct :- Tawang to Bomdila (175 km / 6 hrs)

Bomdila: is the headquarters of West Kameng District. The place is inhabited by tribes like Aka (Hrusso), Miji (Sajalong), Monpa, Sherdukpen, and Bogun (Khawas). The craft centers, monasteries, ethnographic museum and emporium etc. are worth visiting. One can also watch various snow clad mountain peaks from Bomdila including the Kangto and Gorichen Peaks which are the highest peak of the state.

Overnight @ Hotel

Day 7: Friday 11 Oct :- Bomdila – Guwahati ( 330 km / 8 hrs)

Early breakfast and move to long drive to Guwahati

Overnight @ Guwahati (Complimentary stay)

Else u can book ur flight after 6 pm if don’t want to stay back

Day 8 : Saturday 12 Oct : Fly from Guwahati to back home

Post Breakfast, Drive to Guwahati …

Drop @ Guwahati Airport to catch flight back home

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Tour Fees Rs. 21000/- per Head which includes

1) Pick up & drop to Guwahati

2) Vehicle for internal travel

3) Food expenses Breakfast & Dinner (Lunch excluded)

4) Accommodation on triple sharing basis in Hotels & Home-stay

5) All Permit & Entry fees wherever applicable (Except Camera Fee)

6) Shikhar Vedh Administrative Charges

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Deposit Advance Rs. 12000/- per head (Non-refundable) on following A/c for Travel / Hotel booking

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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
 
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

Ifsc code: ICIC0000268
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Googlepay : 9702121373

Paytm : 9869369836

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Things To Carry:-
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Valid Identity proof (Passport / Voted ID) with 5 photocopies (A must)

5 passport size colour photographs (A must)

A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (A must)
1 torch (a must) with spare batteries ( a must)
Rain-cheater / Poncho (a must)

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)

Toiletries ( Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Moisturizer, Sunscreen etc)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, biscuits etc.
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION,
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things
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For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here

Jagdish Patil : 09702121373 / 09869369836
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