Here is tlow’s 10 day backpacker road trip around the North Eastern regions of Arunchal Pradesh & Meghalaya. In 10 days we experience the cold weather of Tawang and the Monasteries in the region and then we move to the more colorful tropical plans of Shillong and Cherrapunji in Meghalaya. 

TRIP DATES:

TRIP COST: Rs 23,000 + 5% GST = Rs 24,150/-

Inclusion:

  • Accommodation. (3 to 4 based on room size)
  • Travel.
  • Entry Fee.

Exclusions:

  • Food.
  • Air-fare to and from Guwahati.
  • Permit. (AP tourism office at Guwahati airport – Rs 450/-)

Only on payment of 50% of the trip cost will a seat be confirmed.

This road trip will have a maximum of 15 backpacker. Trip can be customized.

For more information please contact us on the phone numbers mentioned below:

Ankit Chaube: +91 84549 61928

TLOW Office: +91 9004594935

Or mail us at: [email protected]

Must have things:
• Backpack.
• Four Passport size photographs.
• Valid ID proof with photo and address. (No Pan Card)
Essentials to carry

Terms & Conditions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Odl1Rg2PVLo

 Day 1:

  • Reach Paltan Bazaar Guwahati by 13:00 HRS.
  • Board a Non AC semi sleeper bus from Guwahati to Bomdila by 16:00 HRS. (338km = 9 hours)

Day 2:

  • Leave in the morning by 06:00 HRS to the town of Dirang by shared sumo. (190km = 4 hours)
  • Reach the high altitude river-side town and check into our guest house for the night.
  • Post lunch, visit the river bank, town monastery and hot sulphur spring.
  • Evening at leisure.

Day 3:

  • Hop onto a shared sumo by 07:30 HRS for an adventurous and bumpy ride to the village of Tawang crossing the famous Sela Pass 13,746 ASL. (141km = 5 hours)
  • Reach Tawang by 13:00 HRS and check into our guest house in the main market area.
  • Post lunch, walk to the Tawang Gompa, the largest monastery in India.
  • Also visit the museum and war memorial.
  • Spend the rest of the evening, strolling through the market area.

Day 4:

  • Post breakfast, leave for the high altitude lakes around Tawang.
  • First visit the Indo-China border at Bumla.
  • Then drive to the famous Shungetsar Lake also known as Madhuri Lake by the locals.
  • On the return back, visit the majestic P.Tso lake.
  • Return back to Tawang by 17:00 HRS.
  • Spend the rest of the evening shopping in the flea market.

Day 5:

  • Board a shared sumo by 06:00 HRS and return back via Sela Pass for a night halt at the town of Bomdila. (170km = 6 hours)
  • Reach Bomdila by noon and check into a guest houses.
  • Walk around this tiny town and experience the Buddhist life.
  • Visit the Gompas or sit and watch the sunset or a game of football at the Buddha stadium.

Day 6:

  • Board a shared sumo by 10:00 HRS to the town of Bhalukpong. (97km = 3 hours)
  • Reach Bhalukpong by 13:00 HRS and check into a guest house for the night.
  • Spend the last evening in Arunachal Pradesh along the Kameng river.
  • River rafting in the Kameng river. (Additional Cost)

Day 7:

  • Board a shared sumo by 06:00 HRS to Guwahati . (228km = 5 hours)
  • Reach Paltan Bazaar, Guwahati  by 12:00 HRS and hop onto a shared jeep to Shillong. (99km = 3.5 hours)
  • Reach Shillong by 17:00 HRS and check into a guest house.

Day 8:

  • Post breakfast, head to the Indo-Bangladesh open border town of Dawki. (82km = 2.5 hours)
  • After the boat ride leave by jeep for Mowlynnong, the cleanest village in Asia.
  • Also visit the living root bridge in the nearby village of Riwai.
  • Return back to Shillong by 19;00 HRS.

Day 9:

  • Post breakfast, leave by jeep for a day trip to Cherapunji.(54km = 1.5 hours)
  • Visit the Seven sister falls and Mawsmai Caves.
  • Return back to Shillong by sundown.
  • Spend the rest of the evening shopping in the bazaar.

Day 10:

  • Hop onto a shared jeep from Police Bazaar at 08:00 HRS.
  • Reach Guwahati  Paltan Bazaar by 11:00 HRS.

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