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Spirit of the Hills: Tribal Treasures of Arunachal Pradesh


5 Nights / 6 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people




Embark on an unforgettable journey with our “Spirit of the Hills: Tribal Treasures of Arunachal Pradesh” tour. Discover the rich cultural tapestry of Northeast India as you traverse from Tezpur through Bomdila’s panoramic vistas and Tawang’s ancient monasteries. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of Dirang’s valleys and experience the warmth of local hospitality. Encounter the diverse tribes of Arunachal Pradesh, learning their traditions amidst breathtaking Himalayan landscapes. This expedition promises an exploration of Buddhist heritage, vibrant markets, and serene lakes, culminating in a deep appreciation for the tribal treasures nestled within the Eastern Himalayas.


  • This is a private tour/activity only for your group.
  • Enhanced cleaning/ traveler safety.
  • In-depth cultural experience.
  • Flexible sightseeing & stopover.

Bulk discount (by Percent)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 %
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 %
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 %
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 %
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 %
6 Discount on 7-person group7 7 7 %
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 %


Day 1: Tezpur - Bomdila (154kms)

Begin your journey from Tezpur Airport, surrounded by verdant tea gardens and the serene Brahmaputra River valley. The drive to Bomdila takes you through picturesque Assamese landscapes, where lush green tea estates carpet the rolling hills. Visit Tippi Orchid Centre, nestled along the banks of the Kameng River. Here, immerse yourself in the world of orchids indigenous to Arunachal Pradesh. The center's serene ambiance and vibrant orchid displays offer a peaceful retreat. Arrive in Bomdila, a quaint hill station nestled at an altitude of 8,500 feet amidst the Eastern Himalayas. Known for its panoramic views of snow-capped peaks and Buddhist monasteries, Bomdila welcomes you with its cool mountain air and cultural charm.

Day 2: Bomdila - Tawang (180kms)

Today's journey traverses the spectacular Sela Pass, situated at an elevation of 13,700 feet. Marvel at the breathtaking vistas of frozen lakes and towering peaks adorned with fluttering prayer flags. Pause at Jaswant Garh War Memorial, a poignant tribute to Rifleman Jaswant Singh Rawat and his heroic stand during the Indo-China War. The memorial offers sweeping views of the snow-clad Himalayan ranges, providing a moment of reflection amidst natural beauty. Explore Tawang Monastery, an architectural marvel and the largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery outside Tibet. Delve into its serene courtyards, adorned with colorful murals, statues of Buddhist deities, and a towering gilded statue of Lord Buddha. Visit Tawang War Memorial, perched atop a hill overlooking the Tawang Valley. Pay homage to the brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives defending the nation, while soaking in panoramic views of the lush valley below.

Day 3: Tawang

Begin the day with a visit to Urgelling Monastery, a sacred site revered as the birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama. Experience the monastery's tranquil atmosphere and learn about its historical significance in Tibetan Buddhism. Journey to Pangong Tso Lake, a serene high-altitude lake surrounded by lofty mountains. Marvel at its crystal-clear waters reflecting the surrounding peaks, offering opportunities for leisurely walks along its shores or peaceful moments of contemplation. Interact with the local Monpa tribes and visit their traditional homes, gaining insights into their rich cultural heritage and daily way of life amidst the Himalayan terrain.

Day 4: Tawang - Dirang (140kms)

Depart Tawang for Dirang, a scenic valley town celebrated for its apple orchards, hot springs, and ancient Dirang Dzong. The drive takes you through verdant landscapes dotted with traditional Monpa villages. Discover Sangti Valley, a hidden gem enveloped by apple orchards and bordered by the glistening Dirang River. Enjoy leisurely walks amidst the orchards or birdwatching along the tranquil riverside. Explore Dirang Dzong, a historic fortress overlooking the valley. Built in the 17th century, this architectural marvel offers panoramic views of Dirang town and the surrounding lush greenery.

Day 5: Dirang - Tezpur (190kms)

Return journey to Tezpur, tracing back through the scenic beauty of Arunachal Pradesh. Capture the changing landscapes as you descend from the Himalayan foothills back into the Assamese plains. Visit Agnigarh Hill in Tezpur, steeped in local mythology and offering panoramic views of the Brahmaputra River meandering through the fertile plains. Take in the serene ambiance and appreciate the natural beauty of the region. Explore Tezpur's vibrant local markets, renowned for their assortment of handicrafts, Assamese silk sarees, and traditional artifacts. Engage in shopping for souvenirs and local specialties before concluding your journey.

Day 6: Tezpur - Departure

Depending on your flight schedule, enjoy leisure time in Tezpur exploring its historical landmarks or relaxing in the tranquil settings of the town. Transfer to Tezpur Airport for your onward journey, bidding farewell to the cultural treasures and natural wonders of Arunachal Pradesh.


  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 5 Night's accommodation in 4-Star hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and meal as per day plane.
  • Private air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
  • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Any flight tickets.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

Tour's Location


What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?

Hotels used or similar for 5 nights accommodation

3 Star Hotels
Bomdila x 1 night: Hotel Elysium Bomdila
Tawang x 2 nights: Hotel Tawang Heights/ Hotel Norling
Dirang x 1 night: Pemaling Lords Inn Dirang/ Awoo Resort
Tezpur x 1 night: The Greenwood Hotel/ Hotel KRC Palace

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