Tawang – Women Only Trip

April 14-19, 2024

Trip fees: ₹18300/-

Available Seats: 7

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Overview
Tawang is a town situated in the northwestern part of Arunachal Pradesh, India. It is the district headquarters of the Tawang district and is known for its stunning natural beauty, Buddhist monasteries, and rich cultural heritage. Tawang is located at an elevation of around 3,048 meters (10,000 feet) above sea level, making it one of the highest towns in India. The town is surrounded by lofty mountains, including the Himalayas, and offers breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks. Tawang is renowned for the Tawang Monastery, one of the largest and oldest monasteries in India and the second-largest in the world. It was founded in the 17th century by the Merak Lama Lodre Gyatso. The monastery is a significant pilgrimage site for Buddhists and a major tourist attraction, housing valuable scriptures, manuscripts, and artifacts. Tawang offers mesmerizing landscapes with pristine lakes, dense forests, and snow-covered mountains. Sela Pass, at an altitude of 4,170 meters, is a high-altitude mountain pass that provides stunning views of the surrounding mountains and is often covered in snow. Tawang's unique blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and spiritual significance make it a captivating destination for travelers seeking an offbeat and enchanting experience.

Short Itinerary

Day Date Itinerary Stay
1 14-04-2024 Arrival at Guwahati Hotel. Free day to explore yourself. Guwahati
2 15-04-2024 Early morning drive to Dirang (310 km / 9 hrs approx.). Dirang
Visit old Dirang Village and Dirang Dzong (17th-century fort). Eastern Himalaya.
Check into hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
3 16-04-2024 After breakfast Drive to Tawang (145 km / 7 hrs approx.). Tawang Home Stay
Enroute, visit Sela Pass, Paradise Lake, and Jashwant Garh.
Check into hotel in Tawang.
Evening visit Tawang Monastery. Overnight Stay
4 17-04-2024 Day trip to PT T’so, Bumla Pass, and Sangetsar Lake (Madhuri Lake). Tawang Home Stay
Visit Penga Teng Tso (PT T’so) and Sangetsar Lake.
Explore Bumla Pass (subject to Army permission).
Overnight stay in Tawang.
5 18-04-2024 Drive to Bomdila (187 km / 8 hrs approx.) after breakfast. Bomdila
Enroute, visit Nuranang waterfall
Visit upper or lower Gompa and explore the town.
Check into hotel in Bomdila. Overnight stay
6 19-04-2024 Transfer to Guwahati for departure. N/A

Note:-

Will drop you at the Airport, Book your flight only after 9:00 PM (In case you wish to extend the trip/ need to stay 6th day night also in Guwahati, we will be able to arrange a Hotel room for you for you- Contact  98476 92122)
Detailed Itinerary
Day Date Itinerary Stay
1 14-04-2024 Guwahati
Arrival at Guwahati Hotel. Overnight Stay at Guwahati, If you reach early you can visit many places in Guwahati, For a day trip at Guwahati, You can contact us : at 98476 92122
2 15-04-2024 Dirang
Guwahati – Dirang (310 km / 9hrs.approx.) Today early morning pick up from your location and drive to Dirang. This drive will be through the scenic view of the Eastern Himalayas. If time permits, we shall visit old Dirang Village and Dirang Dzong. Check into the hotel on arrival. Dinner and overnight.
Locally known as ‘DZONG’, the 17th-century fort at Dirang represented the authority of the King / Chief and also acted as an important center of public administration. It was also the center of military and judicial activities concerning the entire population within his jurisdiction. The fort was built at Dirang in 1831. It is strategically located and is a four-storied fortified building in which the entire village could take refuge at the time of war. The two-storied fort was built out of huge stone slabs and wooden logs. The wooden gate leading to the fort is decorated with local architectural designs. Realizing the importance of the monument recently the archeological department of the state has initiated moves to renovate the fort and also to declare it as a national monument.
3 16-04-2024 Tawang
Dirang – Tawang (145 km / 7 hrs.approx.) On this day Proceed to  Tawang – Located at a height of about 3048m, is known for many important and beautiful monasteries and is famous as the birthplace of Dalai Lama. On the way visit the world’s second highest motorable pass – Sela Pass (13,700ft) along a lake called Paradise Lake (Sela Lake) and visit JashwantGarh – a memorial to the brave soldier who single-handedly tried to hold off approaching Chinese from the pass during the 1962 Indo-Chinese war. Then continue your drive towards Tawang. Check into the hotel on arrival. Evening visit the Tawang Monastery. Overnight.
4 17-04-2024 Tawang
Tawang – day trip to PT T’so, Bumla pass and Sangetsar Lake (Madhuri Lake) Today morning visit PengaTeng Tso (PT T’so), located about 20 km from Tawang is a high-altitude lake at around 12,000 feet. This serene lake is located amidst sensational natural beauty with snow-capped mountains surrounding it on all sides.
Sangetsar Lake, a further 20 kms drive from PT Tso, is famously called Madhuri Lake. An earthquake in this region resulted in the formation of Sangetsar Lake in 1971, which until then was grassland that served the cattle of the locals here. The lake with picturesque snow-capped mountains surrounding it and the valley offers spectacular views. Enjoy a casual stroll along the pathways around the Lake. Bumla Pass, the Indo-China border that lies at 16000 ft altitude is the right place for you to assess your fitness level if you love adventure. Bumla Pass was the passage used by the Dalai Lama to escape from Tibet and to enter India. Later transfer back to Tawang. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Do note that: a visit to PT Tso, Sangetsar Lake, and Bumla Pass is subject to permission granted by the Indian Army. The permit can be obtained locally (at Tawang) from the DC office and cannot be guaranteed in advance. Today local sightseeing in Tawang will be carried out by local vehicles and the vehicle category will be Tata Sumo or similar due to road conditions.
5 18-04-2024 Bomdila
Tawang – Bomdila (187 km / 8 hrs.approx.) Today morning drive down to Bomdila – a beautiful small town situated about 8000 ft. above sea level. Enroute visit Nuranang waterfall. On arrival check into the hotel. Later visit upper or lower Gompa in Bomdila. One can also stroll around the town. Overnight.
6 19-04-2024 N/A
Bomdila – Guwahati This morning after breakfast transfer to Guwahati, Departure
 
Package Inclusions
  1. Transportation by Tempo traveler , fuel, and driver expenses
  2. Accommodation on twin/Double  sharing - 1 night at Guwahati, Bomdila, and Morshing/Shergoan and 2 nights in Tawang
  3. ILP and special permits
  4. Local taxi for Bumla Pass
  5. Coordinator Support
Documents Needed : Aadhar card Photo
Package Exclusions
  1. Any insurance
  2. Food and beverage of any kind
  3. Any other services not mentionedNote:  In the event of unexpected weather changes or unforeseen political reasons necessitating alterations or cancellations to our planned destinations, we assure you that we will do our utmost to offer the best available alternative at that time. Please understand that, regrettably, no refunds will be processed to participants' bank accounts under any circumstances.
 
Note:  In the event of unexpected weather changes or unforeseen political reasons necessitating alterations or cancellations to our planned destinations, we assure you that we will do our utmost to offer the best available alternative at that time. Please understand that, regrettably, no refunds will be processed to participants' bank accounts under any circumstances.
Fees

18,300.00

Available Seats: 7



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Installment Plan

Installment Dates Amount
At the Time Of Registration ₹ 7,320/-
Before Feb 25, 2024 ₹ 5,490/-
Before Mar 25, 2024 ₹ 5,490/-
Total ₹ 18300/-

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Dates   Cancellation Fee (Per Head)
Cancellations prior to 60 days from the start of the trek Rs 5000/-
Cancellation between 45 days and 30 days to the start of the trek Rs 10000/-
Cancellation between 30 days and 15 days to the start of the trek Rs 15000/-
Cancellation less than 15 days to the start of the trek Rs 18300/-
  • Alternatively, a registered participant may transfer his/her registration to a friend without any cancellation fee.
  • In case of cancellation of the program due to any gov restrictions due to COVID/ Weather, an alternate date will be provided for the same trip and no refund for that.
  • In case you are not able to join the trip on the new dates, either you can send a replacement ( Without any additional cost) / You can opt for Wallet transfer,
    • What is Wallet Transfer?:  The amount will move to LGFC Wallet and you can use that for any other trip.  ( 2% fee will be deducted as movement charges) . Strictly there won’t be any refund to a bank account.
    • Wallet transfer is applicable only for the case when a participant wont be able to join the new date on a postponed trip due to Pandemic / Weather situations
    • The wallet transfer offer will only be one time , when the new date is announced. Further changes will be counted as normal cancellations and will be as per cancellation policy.
  • Installments are to be paid before the due dates.
  • In case when installments are pending after the due date, the order will be auto-canceled.
  • There will be no refund in case of auto cancellation due to nonpayment of installments.

Why With Us?

  • Budget-Friendly.
  • Pay the total camp fee in  installments before the trek – See Installments
  • Best Food and Best Local Guide, Team Leader During Trek.
  • The best food During the trek: We believe that for a trekker, food is one of the most important things during their journey. We provide the best nutritious food veg during trekking.
  • Not just the trek, but many more things to learn and experience: We are not just providing sightseeing or trekking experience. Know more about the life of people in  Arunachal Pradesh, India
  • Well Experienced Local Guide 
  • Plan beyond the Itinerary- In case if you want to extend the trip, we are there to help you by providing Stay and transportation, Talk to the coordinator of LetsGoForACamp.

 

VALUES WE FOLLOW

  • Eco-friendly products.
  • Minimizing plastic waste.
  • Hiring local guides.
  • Contributing to the local economy.
  • Proper disposal of waste generated.
  • Concept of Responsible traveler.

 

FAQs

  • Why is food not included in the package?

Most of our day trips start early in the morning, and we believe in giving you the flexibility to explore local cuisine. You will have the opportunity to enjoy meals at various hotels and eateries along the way. This way, you can savor the local flavors and choose meals according to your preferences.

  •  What kind of weather can I expect in Tawang?

Tawang experiences a cold climate throughout the year. Summers are cool, with temperatures ranging from 5°C to 22°C. Winters are cold, with temperatures dropping to as low as -10°C. It’s advisable to carry warm clothing, especially if you are visiting during the winter months.

  • Will the permits be arranged for us, or do we need to obtain them individually?

We take care of arranging the necessary permits for your Tawang trip. To expedite the process, we kindly request the following documents from our guests:  A scanned copy of your E Aadhar card.
Two passport-size photos.
These documents are essential for obtaining the required permits, and sharing them with us in advance ensures a smoother and more efficient permit application process.

  • Is there any altitude sickness concern in Tawang?

Tawang is situated at a high altitude, and visitors may experience symptoms of altitude sickness. It’s recommended to acclimatize properly, stay hydrated, and avoid strenuous activities in the initial days. If symptoms persist, it’s essential to seek medical assistance.

  • What is the best time to visit Tawang?

The best time to visit Tawang is from March to June when the weather is relatively mild, and the natural beauty is at its peak. However, adventure enthusiasts might enjoy the snow-covered landscapes during the winter months from October to February.

  • Are there ATM facilities available in Tawang?

While there are a few ATMs in Tawang, it’s advisable to carry sufficient cash, as network issues or machine downtime may occur. Ensure you have enough funds for your entire trip.

  • How is the road condition in Tawang?

The road conditions in Tawang can vary, with some stretches being challenging due to hilly terrain.

  • What is the local cuisine like in Tawang?

Tawang offers a variety of local dishes, including momos, thukpa, yak meat, and local bread called khura. Make sure to try these delicacies to experience the unique flavors of the region.

  • How will the stay arrangements be during the trip?

We prioritize providing comfortable and clean accommodations for our guests. While our packages do not offer luxury stays, we ensure that the selected lodgings maintain a high standard of cleanliness and hospitality. The focus is on offering a genuine and immersive experience, allowing you to connect with the local culture and surroundings. Our team selects accommodations based on their reputation for providing a welcoming atmosphere, ensuring your stay is enjoyable and memorable.

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