The Buddhist Monasteries Tour of Bomdila, Tawang & Dirang from Tezpur

The tour will begin with pick up from Tezpur airport. You will visit three Buddhist cities Bomdila, Tawang & Dirang nestled in the foothill of North Eastern Himalaya. Drive though the scenic route on the bank of river, crossing the pass and tribal villages. These destinations are accesible round the year and weather is quite pleasant. One night stay in Tezpur is also included to provide you time to explore the modern city with historic sites. This tour include all meals and accompanied tour guide from beginning to end.

per adult from

$1,574

NZD

Duration

6 days

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  • What's included :
    • 5x Breakfast
    • 5x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • 5 Nights accommodation in below mentioned hotels or similar
    • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city).
    • Deluxe Air-conditioned private vehicle with English speaking chauffeur as per tour program.
    • Bottled water
    • Applicable GST (government taxes).
    What's excluded :
    • Or anything not mentioned above.
    • Any air fare
    • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
    • Main Meals, Lunch or dinner unless mentioned

  • Day 1: Tezpur - Bomdila (154kms/ 4hrs approx)

    Pass By: Bomdila, Bomdila, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh
    On arrival at Tezpur airport meet your driver, assistance and proceed to Bomdila. Check in at guest house and rest time free and easy to relax. Dinner & overnight at hotel.

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 2: Bomdila - Tawang (180kms/ 5hrs approx)

    Stop At: Bomdila, Bomdila, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh
    Breakfast at hotel visit Bomdila Monastery this abode to Buddhist monks and Lamas is the believed to be an exact replica of Tsona Gontse Monastery in Tibet. This monastery in Bomdila is constructed by who was believed to be the 12th reincarnate of Tsona Rinpoche. The monastery belongs to the Mahayana Buddhism. A huge prayer hall has also, recently, been added to the structure. Another major part and attraction is the Buddha Temple built withing the monastery premises. This monastery has three parts, Upper Gompa, Middle Gompa and Lower Gompa. Also visit Bomdila View Point where you will found clouds kissing the ground, the massive Himalayas towering all around and the panoramic view of the Kemeng Valley. The view from up here is sure to take up a permanent space in your memory and its beauty will be unforgettable.

    After lunch drive to Tawang check in at hotel. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 3: Tawang

    Stop At: Tawang, Tawang, Tawang District, Arunachal Pradesh
    Breakfast at hotel full day to explore the Tawang. Tawang houses a lot of scenic attractions they range from monasteries, peaks and waterfalls. The sight of the tranquil water of lakes, rivers and of numerous high waterfalls reflecting the colour of blue sky and sometimes, hovering clouds overhead, gives a mesmerising experience.

    Visit Tawang Monastery the largest monastery in India and second largest in the world after the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. It was founded by Merak Lama Lodre Gyatso in 1680-1681 in accordance with the wishes of the 5th Dalai Lama, Ngawang Lobsang Gyatso. The monastery is three stories high. It is enclosed by a 925 feet (282 m) long compound wall. Within the complex there are 65 residential buildings. The library of the monastery has valuable old scriptures, mainly Kangyur and Tengyur. Rest time free and easy to explore the surrounding. Urgelling Gompa believed to be the birthplace of his Holiness the 6th Dalai Lama, this monastery was built around the 14th century. Situated at a distance of 3kms from the main town this Gompa is considered to be one of the peaceful places to visit in Tawang a splendid beauty and marvelous architecture. Tawang War Memorial overlooking the Tawang Chu valley a huge 40 feet high structure, resembling a stupa. This multi-hued monument was built in loving memories of Indian soldiers, who sacrificed their lives for the country during Indo-Sino war. Take steep steps to reach the memorial and read the names of 2420 such soldiers, engraved in granite plates there. Rest time free and easy to enjyoy the surrounding.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel

    Day 4: Tawang - Dirang (140kms/ 5hrs approx)

    Stop At: Dirang, Dirang, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh
    Breakfast at hotel drive to Dirang on way visit Jaswant Garh War Memorial to the brave soldier who single handedly tried to get hold of the approaching Chinese army during the Chinese aggression in 1962. Also experience the beauty of Sella Lake at Sella Pass (13746ft). Arrive Dirang check in at hotel.

    Later city tour of Dirang, visit Dirang Dzong. The area is close to Bhutan and the Bhutanese influence is perceptible in the local Dzong or fort. The Dirang Dzong is about 150 years old. Some of the stone houses around the dzong are said to be about 500 years old. The entry is through a stone staircase. You can get an excellent view of the surrounding area from here. The view of the Dirang valley is mesmerizing in itself. There is a bridge over the river Kameng and on the other side you can see beautiful paddy land. Also visit Hot Water Spring about a kilometer ahead of the town on the way to Tawang you will find the stairs to this hot spring. You have to follow the stairs for about 500 meters to reach the Hot Spring which is considered to be a holy place. The hot spring is rich in sulfur content and is known to have great medicinal properties. There is a facility to have a bath in the hot spring which can have a magical effect on a tired body.
    Duration: 6 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel

    Day 5: Dirang - Tezpur (190kms/ 5hrs approx)

    Stop At: Tezpur, Tezpur, Sonitpur District, Assam
    Breakfast at hotel drive to Tezpur the beautiful historical town known for its ancient temples and ruins. Arrive and check in at hotel. Later visit Agnigarh, one of the most mythical fortresses in Tezpur is believed to have been surrounded by fire to separate Usha, the daughter of King Bana from Lord Krishna’s grandson, Anirudha. Bamuni Hills that has sculptures that go back to the 9th century. The Bamuni Hills has the touch of Gupta architectural style and is celebrated as one of the most excellent sculptural sites of Assam. Da-Parbatia which has doorframes that date back to 600 AD and has critical cultural and historical value. Evening visit 'Chitralekha Uddyan'- that houses the finest specimen of sculptural remains of 9th century.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel

    Day 6: Tezpur - Departure (flight)

    Pass By: Tezpur, Tezpur, Sonitpur District, Assam
    Breakfast at hotel. As per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We provide pickup from all hotels in Tezpur Airports
    • Salonibari Airport, Tezpur India
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 10/1/2020 - 9/26/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 03:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Infant seats available
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Agora Voyages OPC Pvt. Ltd.

Activity ID: V-135633P451

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