Wake up to the chirping of birds and start the day with an 8-10 hrs journey towards Dirang. The drive will be along a flat river valley and then into the mountains. Enroute visit the famous Tipi Orchid Centre, which stands on the bank of river Kameng surrounded by tropical forests and hills houses. Here you find over 1000 kinds of exotic orchids. Upon reaching Dirang, check in at the hotel and relax.
After a tasty breakfast, start an 8 hours’ drive towards Tawang. Enchant your senses with the views of the mighty Himalayas and while driving through the snow-capped Sela Pass, one of the highest motorable passes in the world. It is a mesmerising experience. Upon crossing Sela Pass, see the monasteries, prayer wheels and little hamlets of the Tibetans. In the evening, check in at the hotel at Tawang and take rest.
In the morning, enjoy a tasty breakfast and visit the 350 years old Tawang monastery, which is the second largest monastery in Asia. Visit Ane Gompa and Urgeyling monastery, the birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama. Before the day ends, walk to a Monpa, a Tibetan tribe and have a taste of the tribe’s culture and lifestyle. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Drive for 2 to 3 hours next morning and reach the picturesque valley of Zeminthang. The Monpa settlement of Zemithang is nestled in a valley that was born out of the Namjang Chu River. Zemithang is a far-flung village that has symmetrically arranged stone houses and flaunts an unadulterated beauty. Visit the old Buddhist stupa and explore the local villages nearby. Return to Tawang in the evening and spend the night in the hotel.
Start your journey towards Bomdila in the morning, which is a 10 hours’ drive from Tawang. Bomdila is an excellent place for exploring the nature’s beauty. The sight of the snow-capped mountains, especially the Kangto and Gorichen peaks make a dominating impression on the minds of visitors. The Aka, Bugun, Monpa, Miji and Sherdukpen are the tribes that inhabit Bomdila. In the evening, check in at the hotel and rest of the evening in leisure.
After breakfast, start a 7-8 hrs journey towards Tezpur. At Tezpur, you will go for local sightseeing. Witness the mighty Brahmaputra River running by the town. Also enjoy the sights of the city’s ancient structures and temples.