Nameri National Park – Sangti Valley – Mandala

Day 1 – Guwahati to Nameri National Park (4 – 5 hours)

Arrive at Guwahati Airport. From the airport drive to the Nameri National Park and Tiger Reserve. A Bird watchers paradise, Nameri is home to a healthy population of Tigers and varied flora and Fauna. At Nameri explore the area around the Jia Bhoreli river watching out for various birds along the banks of the river. Evening camp fire will be arranged.

Night Halt: Camp Lalimou

Meals: Lunch, Evening Snacks and Dinner

Day 2 – Nameri National Park 

Today we go trekking into the forest reserves of Nameri National Park escorted by armed forest guards. At first cross the River Jia Bhoreli on a country boat to reach a forest office inside Nameri National Park. From here embark on your day long trek across the forest reserves of Nameri National Park and the banks of the river Jia Bhoreli. Take chances of spotting tigers and herd of wild elephants from a distant in the Wild. Come back in the afternoon at the Camp for lunch. After lunch go for a day of river rafting on the calm waters of the Jia Bhoreli River.

Night Halt: Camp Lalimou

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks and Dinner

Day 3 – Nameri National Park – Dirang (5 hours)

After breakfast we depart to Dirang in Arunachal Pradesh. Sangti Valley is located at the trekking distance from Dirang and is the home of the Monpa tribes of Arunchal Pradesh. An unexplored destination Sangti Valley is famous as the roosting hub of the very rare Black Necked crane that visit here during winters. Evening we will learn the Monpa way of life by visiting their local village, learning how they cook and learn their way of life.

Night Halt: Open air tents at Sangti Valley

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks and Dinner

Day 4 – Sangti Valley

Today our entire day will be spent around Sangti Valley. Go on hikes around the valley, explore the Kiwi gardens of Sangti, watch villagers taking out their sheep herds, visit cultivation farms and spend time fishing here.

Night Halt: Open air tents at Sangti Valley

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks and Dinner

Day 5 – Sangti Valley – Mandala (4 hours)

After Breakfast hike back to Dirang and transfer to Mandala. Mandala is an unknown birder’s paradise. Located in West kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh, the vegetation includes tropical evergreen forest in Lower areas & Coniferous forest in Higher reaches , there is wide range of forest habitat ranging from altitude of 1500 mts to 3600 mts. Explore the beautiful village of Mandala and the Eaglenest Bird Sanctuary.

Night Halt: Bompu Camp at Mandala

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks and Dinner

Day 6 – Mandala – Chandubi Jungle Camp

Drive to Chandubi Jungle Camp at Chandubi Lake near Guwahati. Night we will arrange for community cooking and dining with the Rabha Tribes of Assam. Traditional Rabha folk dances by the bonfire will be arranged.

Night Halt: Chandubi Jungle Camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks and Dinner

Day 7 – Chandubi

Today we spend our day at Chandubi. Early morning go for a short jungle hike at the Lohaghat forest reserve near Chandubi. Trek duration will be 3 hours. After breakfast go for a day of cycling across the virgin forests of Chandubi on designated cycling routes here. After lunch we explore the local villages of the area witnessing weaving of traditional handlooms, weaving of handicrafts and playing of traditional musical instruments.

Night Halt: Chandubi Jungle Camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks and Dinner

Day 8 – Chandubi – Guwahati Airport

After Breakfast we drop you off at the Guwahati Airport. Tour Ends. Bid Adieu!

Meals: Breakfast

 

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