9 Nights 10 Days Tour Itanagar - Ziro - Daporijo - Aalo - Nameri National Park
Day 01 Welcome to Guwahati & shift to Itanagar:
Our executive will receive you from Guwahati Airport / Rly. Station and Start Journey towards Itanagar the capital city of Arunachal Pradesh and one of the most popular tourist destination. The town is situated at an altitude of 350 m above sea level and is almost 330 kms. from Guwahati. The journey will take around 8 hours to reach the destination. On arrival check in a hotel and overnight stay at Itanagar.
Day 02 Itanagar Sightseeing:
After breakfast start local sightseeing of Itanagar i.e.- The historical Ita Fort, made of special bricks and is significant from a socio-cultural point. The legendary Ganga Lake (Gyakar Sinwi) is a famous picnic spot in Itanagar which is 6 km from the heart of the city. Jawaharlal Nehru Museum is a wonderful repository of indigenous Tribel Culture of Arunachal. Gompa Buddha Vihar is an astounding yellow roofed shrine. One can have a glimpse of the surrounding countryside from the Gompa premise. Indira Gandhi Park / Zoological Park are some of the evening leisure time spots to visit. Overnight stay at Itanagar.
Day 03 Ziro Valley Excursion:
After breakfast check out from hotel and start the journey to ZeroValley. It is 167 kms. from Itanagar. Ziro, the headquarters of lower Subansiri district, is located 1500 meters above sea level. It is a beautiful hill station as well as one of the oldest town of the state. Both sub-tropical and Alpine forests are found here along with various types of flora and fauna. The town wears a festive look during festivals celebrated by the Apatani people. Some tourist places of Ziro i.e.-
TALLEY VALLEY, it is a wildlife sanctuary as well as a bio-diversity hotspot located at a distance of 32 kms. from Ziro towards the north east, it has a variety of flora and fauna, many of which are endangered. The place offers great trekking opportunities. Rivers like Pange, Sipu, Karing and Subansiri flowing through the Reserved Forest and Sanctuary. Pleioblastus Simone is a Bamboo variety only found in Talley Valley.
TARIN FISH FARM – PADDY CULTIVATION, this sanctuary is a home to a wide and exotic variety of flora and fauna. The endangered Clouded Leopards are also found here. The sanctuary has a spectrum of flora which includes Silver fir trees, Ferns, Orchids, Bamboo and Rhododendron.
KILE PAKHO, it works as a view point as the viewers get unique views on the Ziro plateau on one side and the snow laden Himalayas on the other side.
SHIVA LINGA, it is located 1500 meters above the sea level and 4 kms. 2from Hapoli town. This Shiv Linga is self made having sphatik as garland naturally which is 25 feet in length and 22 feet in width which was accidently discovered in July 2004. Overnight stay at Ziro.
Day 04 Explore Daporijo:
After breakfast we will start journey towards Daporijo 160 kms. from Ziro it is the headquarters of Upper Subansiri district situated by the side of the Subansiri River. On the way you may visit Meghna Cave Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. The 10 minutes climb up the stairs is completely worth it when you reach the 5000 year old structure at 3000 feet above sea level. Pine Grove, this place is an excellent picnic spot with an amazing view. Dlo Mando, one of the famous attractions of Ziro, travelers trek to the top of this hillock to view the Hapoli town and old Ziro.
Daporijo, is a small scenic town where one can see Suspension Bridges over Subansiri River made from bamboo and cane – a testimony of rich tribal craftsmanship. The Sigem-Daporijo Reserve forest and Kamala Reserve forest with its rich fauna diversity are worth seeing. Subansiri River is also ideal for river rafting, angling and picnic. Overnight stay at Daporijo.
Day 05 Explore Aalo (Along):
After breakfast check out from hotel and start the journey to Aalo. It is 160 kms. from Daporijo and is the headquarters of West Siang District. Aalo is situated in a picturesque valley at the confluence of Sipu and Siyom rivers against the backdrop of verdant hills and is one of the oldest town with a strong educational setup. Some of the tourist attractions are the Patum Bridge over Yomgo River, Museum and Donyi-Polo Temple, Kazu Village, Cable Bridge. The place is also popular for Trekking, Hiking and Angling. Over Night at Aalo (Along).
Day 06 Aalo (Along) to Silapathar:
After breakfast we will start journey towards Silapathar distance is about 200 Kms. from Aalo to Silapathar On the way you may visit Likabali, one of the most widely known and important archaeological sites of the State. It is also the entry point to Arunachal from Silapathar in Dhemaji district of Assam. Malinithan, The temple ruins and sculptures here testify the visit of Lord Krishna who stopped over on the way to Dwarka from Bhismaknagar along with his wife Rukmini to grace the hospitality of Malini (a form of Goddess Parvati, Lord Shiva’s consort). Beautifully designed and decorated basement of temple, divine images, icons and deities- animal motifs and floral designs, carved columns and panels have been unearthed here. Overnight at Silapathar.
Day 07 Silapathar to Nameri National Park:
After breakfast start almost 290 kms. journey to Nameri National Park. The National Park is separated in two branches by river Jia Bhoroli, the most scenic beauty of all the national parks of Assam. It is a Tiger Reserve and also a birders paradise with more than 376 species of birds recorded so far. The forest treks are the best way to explore the Nameri National Park as it allows you to get very close to the Wildlife. Here one can spot the rare species of White-Winged Wood Ducks and the Great Hornbill. Enjoy the evening beside the camp fire and listening to the jungle. Stay overnight at Nameri.
Day 08 Nameri National Park to Guwahati:
Early morning take a fascinating river rafting on Jia Bhoralli River. For the same we will drive from the resort towards the river upstream, from where we will enjoy the downstream rafting on the inflatable raft. Here we will have a chance to see a lot of migratory Geese, Ducks, or other large aquatic birds and even spot the Royal Bengal Tiger and the Elephant on the banks of the river from the boat. After rafting take breakfast and with fresh memories drive towards Guwahati around 230 kms. On arrival of Guwahati check in a hotel and enjoy the evening River Cruise Ride on the river Mighty Brahmaputra with the fantastic Sun set scenery, good music and light snacks. Overnight stay at Guwahati.
Day 09 Guwahati (local sightseeing):
Guwahati city is a major tourist place in Assam due to its scenic natural beauty. The river Mighty Brahmaputra flowing through the city. After breakfast go for explore tourist attraction of Guwahati i.e- Experience India’s longest Rope Way over the river Brahmaputra, State Emporium, world smallest River Island Umananda, Srimanta Sankardev Kalakhetra, Shri Balaji Temple which were very beautiful and clean. Visit Brahmaputra River Heritage Centre. Stay overnight at Guwahati.
Day 10 Guwahati Airport / Rly Station Drop, Tour End:
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and transfer to Airport / Railway station for your onward journey with a everlasting memory.