Destination : Arunachal Pradesh Tour - [Bhalukpong, Dirang, Sella Pass, Jaswant Garh War Memorial, Jung Falls, Tawang Monastery, Urgelling Monastery, Ani Gompa, Sangestar Lake, Bum La Pass, China Border, Bomdila, Sangti Valley]

Duration : 8 Nights / 9 Days

What is the best time to book Arunachal Pradesh Tour Package? : March, April, May, June, September and October 2020

Attractions of Arunachal Tour Packages : Bhalukpong, Dirang, Tippi Orchid Centre, Dirang Valley, Sella Pass, Jaswant Garh War Memorial, Jung Falls, Tawang Monastery, Urgelling Monastery, Ani Gompa, Sangestar Lake, Bum La Pass, China Border, Bomdila, Sangti Valley, Guwahati, Maa Kamakshya Temple

Pickup & Drop : Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport [GAU] / Guwahati Railway Station

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OriginDestinationDistances in KM
GuwahatiBhalukpong241.3 km
BhalukpongDirang49.8 km
DirangTawang128.8 km
TawangBomdila22.0 km
BomdilaSangti Valley49.6 km
BomdilaGuwahati338.3 km


Bhalukpong : Prashanti Cottage (Deluxe) (Address: Balipara Road, Cona, Bhalukpong, Assam 790114)

Prashanti Cottage, Bhalukpong
Prashanti Cottage, Bhalukpong, Arunachal
Prashanti Cottage, Bhalukpong, Arunachal Pradesh

Dirang : Awoo Resort (Deluxe) (Address: Busthang, Dirang, Arunachal Pradesh 790101)

Awoo Resort, Dirang
Awoo Resort, Dirang, Arunachal
Awoo Resort, Dirang, Arunachal Pradesh

Tawang : Zambhala Retreat (Deluxe) / Yaangzom Hotel (Premium) / Similar

Yangzom Hotel, Tawang
Yangzom Hotel, Tawang, Arunachal
Yangzom Hotel, Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

Bomdila : Lungta Residency (Deluxe) / Hotel Tsepal Yongjom (Premium) / Similar

Hotel Lungta Residency, Bomdila
Hotel Lungta Residency, Bomdila, Arunachal
Hotel Lungta Residency, Bomdila, Arunachal Pradesh


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Day 3 : Dirang to Tawang [4h/41min (128.8 km) via NH13]

Morning after breakfast, drive for Tawang Tour (10,000 ft). Enroute witness the unique Dirang Valley famous for its monasteries, hot Springs, Apple & Kiwi Orchards, sheep breeding farms & charming valleys. Also witness the snowcapped Sella Pass at 13700 ft, the Jaswant Garh War Memorial and Jung Falls. Overnight at Hotel in Tawang. Here are some attractions which you will see on the way to Tawang from Dirang during your Arunachal Pradesh Package Tour.

Jaswant Garh War Memorial : Legend is that Jaswant (Mahavir Chakra Awardee (Posthumous) of 4th Batallion Garhwal Rifles), fought a lone battle against the invading Chinese during the 1962 war. His spirit is still believed to protect the place.

Sela Pass : At 13700 ft, the Sela Pass is snow-covered (full or partial) all through the year and has breathtaking mystic views. Close to the Pass is the beautiful Sela Lake, a heart-shaped lake chiseled between the mountains, which intensifies the beauty of the region. The Lake is mostly frozen in winter. The Sela Pass is the main route to access Tawang town and is located 78 km before reaching Tawang.

Jung Falls : The Nuranang falls (original name at 6000 feet) is located about 40 km before reaching Tawang is famed as one of the most stunning waterfalls in North East India. The falls height is about 100 meters. The legend about the waterfalls goes that it is named after a Monpa girl Nura who aided an Indian soldier during the 1962 Sino-Indian War.

Arunachal Pradesh Package Tour from Kolkata

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Q. How to reach Arunachal Pradesh?

Arunachal Pradesh is located in the north-eastern part of India and is easily accessible from all major cities of India like Kolkata, Delhi and Mumbai. Arunachal does not have its own airport but the nearest one would be Lilabari airport in Assam. Itanagar, the capital of Assam is at a distance from Lilabari which can be covered in 2 hours by car. To travel Arunachal Pradesh, roads are the most common ways opted by tourists. It is well connected to all the nearest major cities by roadways. Here are some distance to remember before Arunachal Tour Plan:

Guwahati to Bomdila : 338.3 km
Guwahati to Sella Pass : 373.1 km
Guwahati to Tawang : 445.8 km
Guwahati to Itanagar : 321.4 km
Guwahati to Bhalukpong : 241.3 km
Bhalukpong to Dirang : 49.8 km
Dirang to Tawang : 128.8 km
Tawang to Bomdila : 22.0 km
Bomdila to Sangti Valley : 49.6 km

Q. What is the best time to travel Arunachal Pradesh?

Arunachal Pradesh is indeed a very large state so the weather condition diversifies from region to region. It depends upon you whether you are travelling in high Himalayan range or sub-Himalayan range during your Arunachal Pradesh Package Tour. If you are travelling high Himalayan range, no matter what season it is, you will find very chilly weather where as sub-Himalayan range follow the tropical climate.

You can experience three type of season in Arunachal Pradesh - Summer, Winter and Monsoon. IF you want to run away from the scorching heat of summer and want to spend some pleasant moment, summer is perfect time for Arunachal Tour Plan. During summer (May to June) temperature in sub-Himalayan region varies between 20°c to 35°c and in upper Himalayan region it can be between 8°c to 12°c which makes it perfect for family traveller, honeymooners and solo traveller. In summer, Arunachal demonstrate its breathtaking beauties throughout its valleys, mountains, waterfalls, wild life and monasteries.

Arunachal Trip during the winter (Oct to March) can be a perfect choice for roaming and sightseeing. In winter temperature fluctuate between 4°c-10°c and it seems quite chilly. For travellers it is perfect to visit the attractions and sightseeing and if you want to experience the cultural festival, February is the perfect time to book Arunachal Package as two harvesting festivals Nyokum Yullo and Chalo Loku are celebrated in the month of February.

Arunachal Pradesh experience heavy rainfall during monsoon that happens between Julys to September. Traveller can experience sudden change of rough weather, heavy rainfall for days, landslides and road blocking. It is advised not to plan Arunachal Pradesh Tour during this time. In spite of that if you wish to take the risk and want to enjoy the beauty of rain washed green valleys and waterfalls, you are welcome.

Q. How many days are sufficient for Arunachal Pradesh Tour?

Seven to eight days make a good time span for Arunachal trip. This would cover the major areas like Tawang, Bomdila, Bhalukpong, Zero etc. A minimum of 2 to 3 nights would be ideal for Tawang itself. Bomdila and Bhalukpong would require another day each.

Q. Is it possible to travel solo in Arunachal Pradesh?

It is pretty safe to travel solo in Arunachal Pradesh especially for women. Now it is easy to get a permit for solo travellers for all the tourist spots. Try to travel in public transport to make it cost effective and safe as well. Also try to opt for backpackers which turn out to be great for solo travellers.

Q. Do we need any Permit to travel Arunachal Pradesh?

One would require an inner line permit to visit Arunachal Pradesh. You can apply for this online or else visit Arunachal Bhavan in any of following cities: Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati, Shillong, Tezpur, Dibrugarh, North Lakhimpur and Jorhat. A protected area permit would be required by any foreigner who wants to visit Arunachal.

Q. What is the Best Homestay in Arunachal Pradesh?

All homestays cater similar services to the guests. One should not keep expectations like a good hotel from these home stays. They are built with the concept which can give you the true local flavours. Some of the most popular homestays are: Tashi Home stay, Red Berry Riverview Homestay, Dirang Dzong Homestay etc.

Q. What are the best things to eat and drink during Arunachal Pradesh Tour?

Rice - the staple food of Arunachal.
Pika Pila - a type of a pickle that is made by bamboo shoot, pork fat and king chilly.
Lukter - a combination of cooked dry meat and chilli flakes from the King chilly or Bhut Jolokia.
Pehak - a spicy chutney made by fermented soya bean and chilli.
Apong - a type of rice beer drink made up with millet instead of rice.
Apart from that MoMo, Bamboo Shoot, and Chura Sabji is some of the best things that you can try during Arunachal Pradesh Trip.

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