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  • Materialize your dream to leave your footprints on the magical land of northeast India with these perfectly curated North East tour packages. This easternmost region of India, also popularly called the ‘seven sisters of India,’ is a large stretch of movingly beautiful hillscapes. The region comprises 8 states: Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Sikkim and Mizoram. North East India is blessed with the most well-crafted avatar of nature in the form of high altitude mountain peaks capped with thick layers of snow, scenic hills adorned with lush green forests, pristine rivers with crystal clear water, and much more. 

    Besides, what makes this region even more interesting is the presence of different shades in its cultural spectrum and the richness of its heritage and culture. The offerings of North East India for tourists are so outstanding and wide-ranged that they oblige tourists all over the world to make room for North East Indian states in their bucket lists.

    It is easy to dream about taking a trip but normally, not that easy to plan a trip, especially a trip to a region like North East India that has an endless list of excellent options to explore. But, you do not have to burden yourself with all the hassle involved because these North East India tour packages cover the best of North East India’s charm – even the less-explored gems. 

    Gaze at the alluring beauty of Sikkim; set your foot on the Himalayas in Arunachal; loosen up the knots in your soul in Tawang – see the North East and devour its magical beauty with your eyes as they shift from one dreamy landscape to another. You may be aware that North East India is a piece of heaven, but a visit to these states will make you realize it is a complete reflection of heaven on the planet Earth.


    Explore here some of the best North-East tour packages:




  • 01Sweet Escapade to North East - Lachung Special

    North East is actually a sweet escape from the fast-paced weekday life, and that is one of the prime reason why when people expect to enjoy the natural beauty, they turn towards one of these North East India tour packages. One of the best ones that go through Sikkim, this tour starts with your arrival in Bagdogra, from where you will travel to the beautiful Gangtok.

    Gangtok is the centre for you to visit all the great place around, like the beautiful town of Lachung. As you drive to Lachung, you will experience beautiful villages and majestic waterfalls. Not far away from your hotel here is the famous Yumthang Valley, famous for the colourful beauty of the place and hot springs nearby.

    After enjoying a splash here, you will return back to Gangtok for a sightseeing tour the next day, and then a transfer to the Queen of the Himalayas, Darjeeling. See many of the famous attractions of this hill station like Ganesh Tok, Bakthang Falls, and Tashi Viewpoint, before driving back to Bagdogra the next day as the end of your trip to the North East.

    Places to see: Bagdogra, Gangtok, Lachung, Yumthang, Darjeeling

    Days: 7D/6N
  • 02North East Grandeur - Gangtok Special

    A gem of the North East tour packages is the capital city of Sikkim, Gangtok. A naturally beautiful city, a tour of Sikkim is never complete without getting intimate with this amazing city. And this tour, which is a Gangtok Special excursion, starts with your arrival at Bagdogra and getting directly transferred to Gangtok.

    After spending a cosy night in the hotel, you will be going on an unforgettable excursion to the Changu Lake and a visit to the New Baba Mandir. The next day you will be leaving for Lachung for a trip to the Yumthang Valley, only to come back to Gangtok. The day will be then dedicated to seeing the famous local sights of Gangtok before you leave for Pelling to see the Char Dham and the Sandruptse Statue.

    After spending another half day to see the famous Rambi Waterfall, Kanchenjunga Waterfall and Rock Garden, you will start the drive to Darjeeling. When in Darjeeling, you will climb the tiger hill to see a sunrise over the Everest, and then see the Ghoom Monastery. The tour ends with your drive to Bagdogra the next day

    Places to see: Bagdogra, Gangtok,Lachung, Pelling, Darjeeling

    Days: 9D/8N

    Also, have a look at more Gangtok Tour Packages which will help you to explore the best way to enjoy a beautiful vacation.
  • 03Blissful Northeast Tour Package

    True bliss comes when you look at something that gives you immense pleasure and calm. And that is what the North East India tour packages bring to you. This one, for example, is a short tour that packs quite a punch of bliss in terms of the beauty of Nature and how much you feel connected to it. Starting with your arrival in the beautiful city of Guwahati and driving to see the Kaziranga National Park. A jeep safari here will bring you closer to nature with the chances of seeing the Royal Bengal Tiger and the one-horned Rhinoceros, amongst many other wild animals.

    The next day, the bliss continues as you take an elephant safari in Kaziranga National Park in the morning, the post which you will be driving towards Shillong, and then the next day, on to Cherrapunji to see the Seven Sisters Falls, Nohkalikai Falls, and many other attractions before returning to Shillong. The next day in Shillong, visit the Shillong Peak, Elephant Falls, and the Umiam lake (watersports hub), before transferring to Guwahati. After breakfast and a visit to the Kamakhya temple, the trip comes to an end.

    Activities: Sightseeing & Safari

    Places: Guwahati, Kaziranga, Shillong

    Days: 5D/4N
  • 04Abode of Clouds: An Amazing Meghalaya Tour Package

    Meghalaya, the state whose name literally means ‘The Abode of Clouds’, is one of the most naturally beautiful and truly mesmerizing parts of North Eastern India. Most of the time that you are here, you will feel like you are walking either above the clouds or amidst them, and that is one of the primmest reasons why Meghalaya is increasingly becoming a popular tourist destination amongst the lovers of nature.

    This gem in the North East India tour packages takes you through all the best places to visit in Meghalaya, starting with your arrival in Guwahati and then getting transferred to Shillong. On the way, you will be visiting Umium Lake, Elephanta Falls and the Shillong Peak. The next day sees you visiting the wettest places on earth in terms of Rainfall, Cherrapunji for an excursion to the Seven Sister Falls, Nohkalikai Falls and the Mawsmai Caves amongst many famous spots.

    The tour then heads to Guwahati via Shillong for your visit to the Kamakhya Temple, Navagraha Temple and the State Zoo. You will then be transferred to the airport/railway station for your onward journey.

    Places- Guwahati, Shillong, Cherrapunji

    Days- 5D/6N

    There are so many amazing places to visit in Meghalaya. Click here to check out best Meghalaya tour packages!

                                
  • 05Lovely North East Family Package

    When they say that real fun comes when you go with everyone, they really meant that a family trip every once in a while is probably the best thing that can ever happen. And this lovely tour is one of the best North East India Tour Packages for a family that you can find. You will begin by arriving at Bagdogra and drive to Gangtok.

    The next day, the excursion takes you to the Tsomgo Lake and the Baba Mandir which are both above the elevation of 12,000ft above sea level. The tour then goes to Pelling to cover the Khangchendzonga Waterfalls, Darap Village, Rimbi Waterfalls and Khecheopalri Lake before spending a brilliant night here.

    Then you will be driving to Darjeeling for an experience of climbing the Tiger Peak to see the sunrise over the Everest before returning to see the Ghoom Monastery and the famous tea gardens of Darjeeling. After spending an amazing night here, you will then return to Bagdogra to finish the tour with a wave back to the North East.

    Places- Gangtok, Pelling, Darjeeling, Bagdogra

    Days- 7D/6N
  • 06Gangtok Darjeeling Kalimpong Tour Package

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    Sikkim is truly a beautiful state, and that becomes evident as soon as you set foot in this heaven. And the gems of this state are the three amazing cities that are a favourite of all the tourists while booking for any North East India tour packages. While visiting Sikkim, the cities of Gangtok, Darjeeling and Kalimpong are the ones that you should not miss at all.

    This tour takes you through the amazing tea gardens of Darjeeling, the hills and valley views of Kalimpong and the unmatched beauty of the capital city of Gangtok. You start the trip by arriving at Bagdogra and leaving straight for Darjeeling, where you will start the next day by witnessing the sunrise at the Tiger peak and enjoying the views of the Tea Gardens.

    The next day you leave for Kalimpong amidst the clouds that don’t leave your side as you spend an amazing day here, before moving on to the grand Gangtok for an amazing excursion to the Tsomgo Lake and the Baba Mandir, before going to see the Nathu La Pass that marks the border of India and China. At the end of all this, you will leave for Bagdogra to move to your next journey

    Places- Bagdogra, Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Gangtok

    Days- 5D/4N
  • 07North East with Nagaland Special Tour

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    Nagaland is one of the most beautiful states in northeastern India, lying at the frontier borderlands of the country. Nonetheless, the serenity of this place is unmatched and unparalleled. Home to some of the best regions, hills and festivals in terms of beauty and grandeur, Nagaland is a must visit and is a worthy inclusion in the North East Tour Packages.

    The tour starts with your arrival in Dimapur, where you will explore the ruins of the kingdom of Ahoms that are as old as the 13th century, before moving on to the capital Kohima. Kohima will be the place to visit the Kohima War Centenary, Khanoma village and then on to Mokokchung to see the colourful dances of the local tribes.

    The next few days will be dedicated to visit and explore the lifestyle of local tribes in Tuensang, Mon and Longwa, before you make your way to the tea gardens of Dibrugarh, from where you will take your flight back home to finish the tour

    Places: Dimapur, Kohima, Mokokchung, Tuensang, Mon, Longwa and Dibrugarh

    Days: 10D/9N
  • 08North East Tour With Mizoram Special

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    A Mizoram tour is somewhat a special thing to do as it is one of the lesser explored states of the country. A tribal region at heart, a tour to this state would mean taking the offbeat adventure to a whole new amazing level. One of the best North East India Tour Packages, this Tribal special tour of Mizoram starts with your arrival in Aizawl, the capital of the states.

    Gifted with serene beauty, you will soon be told that the name Mizo is actually made up of two names; Mi meaning ‘people’ and Zo meaning ‘of the hills’. After spending an amazing night here, the tour then takes you to see the Durtlang hills to view its Zoological garden and Museum, before going to the local markets of the city for some amazing shopping.

    The tour then sees a transfer to Lunglei, the second largest city of the state where you will have a full day visit to Pangzawl village, followed by a visit to see the tribal cultures of the area. You will then return to Aizawl for visiting the Tamdil Lake, and then onto the Airport for your onward journey

    Places: Aizawl, Lunglei

    Days: 6D/5N
  • 09A Grand Week in North East - Nagaland Manipur Special

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    Northeastern India is a dazzling region, full of natural valleys clad in a sheet of green, throughout the year, and dawning on even more shades with the changing seasons. And 2 of the seven sisters of North East India are the majestic and offbeat lands of Nagaland and Manipur. This tour takes you through both the amazing and splendid regions of the region, where you start from the capital of Manipur, that is Imphal.

    Visit the Kangla Fort and Ima Market before getting transferred to Loktak for seeing the Loktak lake. Another excursion from Imphal takes you to Moreh which is actually on the border of India and Myanmar to see the town of Tamu in the other country. The next day, you will be taken to one of the most famous picnic spots of North East, Andro, and then on to see the Kakching garden.

    On the next morning, get a transfer to Kohima, and from there, to the famous village of Khonoma to see the WWII war memorial. Then return to Imphal for the flight back home. 

    Places: Imphal, Kohima

    Days: 7D/6N
  • 10North East : Lush Valleys to Himalayan Splendour

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    Where there are the Himalayas, there a sure going to be some of the most wonderful experiences and sights in the many valleys of this place. And a tour to northeastern India is sure going to be one thing that you need when you crave a taste of the Himalayas. This tour is exactly that, a tease to your taste buds of adventure and beauty.

    Beginning from the best airport around, you will be transferring from Bagdogra to Darjeeling, the queen of the hills. Walk in the tea gardens of this amazing destination before beginning the climb to the famous tiger peak to see a mesmerizing sunrise over the Himalayan ranges. The next day, you will be transferring to Gangtok by roads that lead you from one amazing valley to another.

    The beauty of this city is a sight to capture not just with your cameras, but also with your eyes. Spend an amazing time here visiting the monasteries and natural landscape gardens around the city. On the second last day here, you will visit the famous Tsomgo Lake and Baba Mandir, before taking your transfer back to Bagdogra so you can board the flight back home.

    Places: Bagdogra, Darjeeling, Gangtok

    Days: 6D/5N
  • 11Kanchenjunga - North East India Tour Package

    Kanchenjunga - North East India Tour Package
    Kanchenjunga on the North Eastern Frontier of India enjoys the claim to being the 3rd highest mountain in the world. And if you are willing to so close to it, why not go all the way and enjoy scenes of the giant from very close. This tour does that for you, as you start from Bagdogra and move to Kalimpong, where you will be visiting Durpin Dara View Point, Army Golf Course, Graham’s Home, Deolo View Point and Pine View orchid nursery, before getting transferred to Gangtok for the excursions to Tsomgo Lake and Baba Mandir.

    The tour then heads to Lachung to see the Seven Sisters Waterfalls and Chungthang confluence. After a night stay here, you will experience a visit to the mesmerizing Yumthang valley and then a transfer to Gangtok, where after spending a half day there, you will get transferred to Pelling. And the moment that everyone was waiting for, Pelling is the place from where you can see the giant Kanchenjunga from up close.

    After this experience, you will be transferred to Darjeeling from where you will climb the Tiger peak for a once-in-a-lifetime sunrise experience over the Himalayas. You will then be transferred to Bagdogra for your return flight. 

    Places- Kalimpong, Gangtok, Lachung, Pelling, Darjeeling, Bagdogra

    Days- 11D/10N

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  • 12 Jewels of Himalayas- Gangtok, Pelling & Darjeeling Tour

    Find yourself amidst the enchanting beauty of Gangtok, Pelling and Darjeeling with this perfect North East tour package. Smell the aroma of tea dissolved in the atmosphere from tea plantations as you take a tour around the beautiful city of Darjeeling. 

    Explore the ancient monasteries in the pretty hill town of Pelling; and spend some time admiring the iconic landmarks and monasteries of Tibetan Buddhist center, Gangtok and immerse yourself in the beauty of Tsomgo Lake – this package is will definitely quench your wanderlust by giving you a memorable tour of these three jewels in the lap of Himalayas.

    Places: Gangtok, Tsomgo Lake, Baba Mandir, Pelling, Darjeeling

    Days: 7 Days-6 Nights

  • 13West Bengal and Sikkim Tour

    Soak in the cultural and natural charm of two of the most beautiful states of India with this amazing tour package with a perfect combination of destinations. This 11 Nights & 12 days tour package is one of the best tour packages to North East India that gives you enough time to explore all the known and hidden gems located in West Bengal and Sikkim, without missing out on anything you should not. 

    Check the prominent monasteries and beautiful hills of Sikkim; walk through the tea plantations in Darjeeling; capture the flawless picturesqueness of Chopta Valley; and much more.

    Places: Kalimpong, Gangtok, Thangu & Chopta Valley, Yumthang, Gangtok, Pelling, Darjeeling

    Days: 11 Nights & 12 Days

  • 14Sweet Escapade to North East - Shillong Special

    Shillong and Guwahati are among the most prominent gems adorning the region of North East India. If you are seeking an escape to these two destinations blessed with the beauty of nature, this is one of the best North East India packages. 

    Take your time walking through the dense forests and capturing pictures of the astonishing waterfalls in the middle of the wilderness in Shillong; feel the chilly wind brush your face, standing by the Umiam Lake; check the iconic landmarks in Guwahati – this package offers it all.

    Activities & Places:

    Guwahati
    Umiam Lake
    Cherrapunji
    Shillong Sightseeing

    Duration: 5 Days & 4 Nights

  • 15Darjeeling & Gangtok Couple Special

    Nothing compares to the romanticness of the lush greenery and cool climate of the hills. Look outside your window to witness the breathtaking views of green valleys of Gangtok while cold breeze touches your skin and evokes romance in you.

    This couple special tour package is the perfect getaway for you and your partner to spend the most blissful moments together in the scenic cities of Darjeeling and Gangtok. Discover the vibrant Buddhist culture, gaze at the high altitude snow-capped mountain peaks, and let your love strong grow on your trip to these destinations with this tour package.

    Activities & Places:

    Darjeeling City tour
    Tsomgo Lake
    Baba Mandir
    Gangtok Sightseeing

    Duration: 5D/4N
  • 16Eastern Triangle Tour Package Gangtok - Kalimpong - Darjeeling

    Fulfill your long-lost dream of touring North East India with this tour package that lets you experience the best of Gangtok, Kalimpong, and Darjeeling. Gangtok because it offers extraordinary experiences in the form of Buddhist Monasteries, Tsomgo Lake, Himalayan Views, etc. 

    Kalimpong because it is scenic and houses many iconic landmarks. Darjeeling because it smells of tea and is exceptionally beautiful. This triangle tour package is a perfect package offering perfect experiences at perfect places of North East India.

    Activities & Destinations: 

    Tshangu Lake excursion
    Kalimpong Sightseeing
    Kalimpong Hills Tour
    Darjeeling Tour

    Duration: 5 Nights & 6 Days

  • 17Luxurious Honeymoon in Darjeeling- The Queen of Hills

    Darjeeling is beautiful and romantic. Its perfect climate and enchanting beauty make it a perfect getaway for honeymooners where they can spend their most special days and watch their love life flowering with each passing moment. 

    Located in the foothills of Himalayas, Darjeeling has beauty and unique experiences in abundance in the form of lush green hills with mighty, snow-capped Himalayas in the backdrop and aromatic tea gardens. This luxurious honeymoon package is a perfect treat for the newly-wed that offers you an experience full of comforts and luxuries coupled with the lavishness of nature.

    Activities & Places:

    Tea Plantation Tour
    Darjeeling Local Sightseeing
    Monasteries Visits
    Tiger Hill Tour

    Duration: 3 Nights & 4 Days

  • 18The Picturesque Sikkim Tourism

    You must have heard about how picturesque Sikkim is, but now is the time you sense it yourself and validate your notion of Sikkim. This Sikkim tour package is your chance to witness the most beautiful gems of Sikkim. 

    Breathe in the untainted atmosphere of Gangtok; render yourself surprised with the awe-inspiring views of Tsomgo Lake, drive across the scenic route between Gangtok and Lachung; marvel at the picture-perfect views at Yumthang Valley – this tour, covering the best of Sikkim, is meant to give an eating experience that you would never forget.

    Activities & Places:

    Gangtok Local Sightseeing
    Tsomgo Lake
    Baba Mandir
    Singhik View Point
    Seven Sisters Waterfalls
    Lachung - Yumthang Excursion
    Bhim Nala Falls
    Twin Falls

    Duration: 5 Nights & 6 Days

  • 19Unexplored Arunachal Tour

    Exploring what has already been explored by everyone else makes you a part of the crowd. Explore the unexplored with this tour package to stand out and experience the unseen parts of Arunachal, the vistas of which will make you gasp for breath out of amazement. 

    The remnants of Agnigarh, the river bank orchids of Tipi, the unlimited offerings of Tawang, the panoramic vistas of the Himalayas from Bomdila View Point, and a long list of other surprises; this tour lets your soul absorb and lets your eyes see the unmatched exquisiteness of Arunachal Pradesh in all its glory.

    Activities & Places:

    Tezpur Tour
    Tipi Orchidarium
    Dirang
    Tawang Tour
    Monastery Visits
    Bomdila
    Guwahati

    Duration: 6 Nights & 7 Days

  • 20Excursion to North East with Tawang

    If you are looking for the best North East packages, your search ends at this tour package that offers you the North East experience you will treasure for life. With this package, you get to explore wildlife, nature, religious monuments, iconic landmarks, mountains, lakes and the list goes on. 

    This tour package is your ticket to a soul-lifting North East Indian experience that covers every aspect of the beautiful region and gives you a once-in-a-lifetime tour. Spend your days exploring Kolkata, Guwahati, Balukpong, Dirang, Tawang and some more exotic destinations including the famous Nameri National Park.

    Activities & Places:

    Kolkata City Tour
    Sualkuchi Village
    Guwahati City Tour
    Balukpong
    Dirang
    Tawang
    Bomdila
    Nameri National Park
    Jorhat

    Duration: 8 Nights & 9 Days

  • 21Hornbill Festival Tour Package

    North East India, especially Nagaland is a land of vibrant tribal culture, and the unique culture of the region is worth witnessing. Hornbill Festival Nagaland is one of the most exotic festivals in India and is a great opportunity to have a closer look at the culture of Naga Tribes. 

    This tour package is among the best North East India packages that offer you a cultural rendezvous where you can catch the tribal and cultural aspect of Nagaland. Enjoy sense-pleasing musical performances by talented tribal people and attend Miss Nagaland Contest. Besides, you also get to stay in a camp and enjoy the toothsome local dishes to enhance your Nagaland experience.

    Activities & Places:

    Kohima
    Camping
    Hornbill Festival

    Duration: 6 Days & 5 Nights
  • 22North East Wildlife Tour

    North East Wildlife Tour
    North East is an abode of forests which makes it a popular wildlife destination among local and foreign tourists. Blessed with famous wildlife spaces like Kaziranga National Park, Manas National Park, Nameri National Park, and many others, North East has numerous treats for wildlife aficionados which you can explore with this wildlife tour specially curated to create an extraordinary wildlife experience.

    Enjoy the sightings of one-horned rhinos, tigers, Himalayan bears, elephants and many other species while you move across the dense forests of this region in an open jeep. For obvious reasons, this is one of the best North East tour packages meant to woo wildlife and nature lovers.

    Activities & Places: 

    Tea Garden Tour
    Wildlife Safari at Manas National Park
    Wildlife Safari at Kaziranga National Park
    Nature Walk into Nameri National Park
    Saikhowa National Park
    Namdapha National Park

    Duration: 9 Nights & 10 Days

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  • 23M.V. Mahabaahu Cruise Tour

    North East India is known for its rich culture, blessings of nature and picturesque mountains but how about cruising through this beautiful region? Sounds exciting, right? 

    This versatile tour package is full of surprises as it offers you safari in the dense forests of Kaziranga National Park, walks into tea estates, visits to monasteries and much more while the cruise takes you to so many wonderful destinations. M.V. Mahabaahu is an experience of its own kind and offers a tour that other tour packages to North East India cannot.

    Activities & Places:

    Cruise Tour
    Safari at Kaziranga National Park
    Majuli Island Tour
    Satras Monasteries Tour
    Kamakhya Devi Temple
    Tea Estate Walk

    Duration: 8 Nights & 9 Days

  • 24Best of Tripura & Mizoram

    There are certain places that you just cannot skip on your tour to North East India. The states of Tripura, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Manipur are among those heavenly destinations. Discover the cultural and architectural aspects of these states and get mesmerized by the scenic beauty with this perfect North East tour. 

    These hilly states possess the magical charm of wooing visitors coming from India and foreign countries. Lush green hills, waterfalls, rivers, and interesting tribal cultures, and much more – this package gives you the opportunity to explore it all at once.

    Places to see: 

    Aizawl
    Silchar
    Agartala
    Imphal
    Kohima
    Khonoma

    Duration: 9 Days & 10 Days

  • 25Alluring beauty of North East - Seniors' Special

    North East qualifies for an ideal destination for senior citizens, and this tour package is the best way to find solace in the beautiful region of North East. The calm and peaceful atmosphere and mesmerizing landscapes of the North East is an absolute treat for the elderly. 

    The plethora of religious places in the form of Hindu temples and Buddhist monasteries are just the bonus. This tour package offers comfortable accommodations with all the amenities. Moreover, with this tour package, you get a chance to visit numerous prominent religious sites of Darjeeling, Gangtok, and Kalimpong.

    Activities and Places: 

    Temple Visits
    Monastery Visits
    Tea Plantation walks
    Nature Walks
    Darjeeling
    Gangtok
    Kalimpong

    Duration: 7 Days & 6 Nights
  • 26The Delight's of North East - Women Special

    At some point, it must have happened to you that you planned an all-women trip but later on dropped the idea being concerned about safety. North East is one of the safest regions in India and is an ideal destination for an all-women trip. 

    With this women special package, explore the mountains, lakes tourist sites and religious places in Guwahati, Bomdila, Tawang, Dirang and please the wildlife enthusiast in you by exploring the flora and fauna diversity of Nameri National Park and Kaziranga National Park. This is a perfect North East package for your gang of women.

    Activities and Places: 

    Guwahati City Tour
    Bomdila Sightseeing
    Tawang
    Dirang Sightseeing
    Nameri National Park
    Kaziranga National Park

    Duration: 9 Nights & 10 Days

  • 27The Golden Tour of Kanchenjunga

    North East India is a vast region with a plethora of excellent destinations to visit. This tour package lets you discover all the known and lesser-known gems of North East without any rush. 

    With this tour package, relax in the lap of nature on scenic hill stations, walk the snow-laden mountains of Himalayas, visit the popular monasteries, breathe in the aroma of tea estates, sit by pristine lakes, gazing into their deep blue waters – this golden tour is the kind of tour package that does not let you skip out anything important and offers you a wholesome North East experience.

    Places: 

    Gangtok
    Lachen
    Thangu
    Chopta Valley
    Gurudongmar Lake
    Yumthang Valley
    Tsomgo Lake
    Pelling

    Duration: 10 Days

  • 28Northeast Delight with Flight

    Gangtok, Darjeeling, and Kalimpong make for the most popular destination in the region of North East India due to the innumerous charms these destinations possess. The beauty of these places is characterized by various prominent Buddhist monasteries, peaceful hills, rich and colorful culture, and snow-capped Himalayan peaks in the backdrop. 

    Explore and experience it all with this special tour package which even includes your return flight booking on the top of comfortable accommodations, city tours, delicious meals and uncountable memories. This tour is perfect to delight yourself.

    Activities and Places

    Gangtok Sightseeing
    Gangtok Monastery Visits
    Kalimpong City Tour
    Tiger Hill Tour
    Darjeeling City Tour

    Duration: 7 Days & 6 Nights

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  • 29North Sikkim Tour Package

    You cannot find a better tour package than this one to explore and experience the best of North Sikkim. North Sikkim is replete with beautiful stretches of green meadows, snow-laden hills, lakes with untainted water, and much more. Moreover, it is an important religious center of Buddhism in this region, so there are a number of monasteries exhibiting impressive architecture. 

    With this tour package, breathe in the beauty of Lachung, Yumthang Valley, Khangchendzonga National Park, Tsomgo Lake and Lachen, and spend the time of your life admiring the bounty of nature North Sikkim is blessed with.

    Places and Activities: 

    Lachung
    Yumthang
    Khangchendzonga National Park Tour
    Lachen
    Chopta Valley
    Thangu
    Gangtok City Tour
    Cable Car Ride Gangtok

    Duration: 5 Nights & 6 Days

  • 30North East Tour Package from Kolkata

    If you cannot get enough of nature and culture, this holiday package that starts from Kolkata and takes you through Shillong and Guwahati is an ideal one for you. Start your journey from the vibrant city of Kolkata to escape into the most beautiful destinations in India - Shillong and Guwahati. 

    Shillong is all about nature and its abundance, so immerse yourself in the bounty of nature there. Discover some prominent religious places and nature escapes in Guwahati, and take a city tour and visit its iconic landmarks. This package, offering you culture, nature and spirituality at once, is one of the best North East tour packages.

    Places and Activities: 

    Nature Tour Shillong
    Shillong City Tour
    Guwahati Local Sightseeing

    Duration: 5 Days 6 Nights

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Pangong Lake

Rather, the most sought after tourist destination is Pangong Tso in Ladakh region. It is the highest among the high altitude lakes in India which is filled with saline water but provides some awe-struck moments to the visitors with the unbelievable phenomenon of changing colours quite a number of times a day.

The reflections of the towering Himalayan peaks in the water add more charm to the lake. Currently, Pangong Tso is the favorite location for tourists as the banks of the lake give soothing bed to relax and the nearby places are enhanced by the beauty of this particular lake. The quiet lake is 134 km in length and 5 km in width is situated at an altitude of 14270 meters. But the major share of the lake lies in the area of China. Now, its recognition is spread everywhere in the world because it is termed as a wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention.

The highly saline water does not accommodate any water species not even micro-organisms. But the banks of the lake give space for several birds and animals very rarely seen in the other parts of India. It is an important breeding ground for many migratory birds as well.

Height: The lake is located at an altitude of 4250 meters above the sea level.

Location: Pangong Tso is easily accessible as it can be reached after a five hour drive from Leh and the travel would be on a rough and dramatic mountain road. You will cross the villages of Shey and Gya during the tour and go through Chang La as well.

Best time to visit: The months from May to September are the ideal time to visit the lake as the other seasons may cause challenges due to the heavy snowfall.

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Nubra Valley

Something divine makes Nubra Valley close to heart and it is not an exaggeration but a fact that experienced and shared by the countless tourists visited the paradisiacal location in Jammu and Kashmir. Without touching the spectacular roads of Nubra Valley, a Ladakh tour will not be complete. The tri armed valley has Diskit Village as its capital. Ldumra, a magnificent name is the original name of the valley as the local scholars insist. Ldumra means Valley of Flowers. The large valley is formed after the merging of Shyok River with Nubra or Siachen River causing the separation of the Ladakh and the Karakoram Ranges. The valley is located 10000 feet that is 3048 meters above mean sea level and those who cross the Khardung La Pass can easily come to Nubra Valley from Leh.

Except the river beds, every other place in the valley shows scant vegetation and low precipitation levels. Most of the villages in the valley are occupied by Nubra skat speakers and in the villages, one can find lush greenery and farming which happen through the regular irrigation. Diskit is the place where native people are seen in abundance and Diskit Monastery is the entre of attraction as well. The Shyok River flowing on one side of Diskit has a captivating effect on the visitors. Nubra Valley unwinds a lot of surprising sights when you visit it and an unbelievable fact is that the valley was open to the public till Hunder until 2010. Beyond Hunder, it was the greener region in the lower altitude where the Turtuk village exists. Till 2010, the Government did not allow tourists to mesmerize themselves in the magnificent beauty of Turtuk where numerous apricot trees and other vegetation along with the tribal community were preserved as a virgin.

Height: 3048 meters above the sea level

Location: The paradisiacal Nubra Valley is located at a distance of 140 km from Leh and the main road access to the valley is through Khardung La pass where you have to show the photocopies of your travel permit to the soldiers camping.

Best time to visit: The months from June to September is the perfect period to visit Nubra Valley

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Khardung La

Controversies regarding the proclamation that Khardung La is the highest motorable pass in the world is not yet diminished but Ladakh travelers still believe that it is the highest and most adventurous pass in the world. Despite the controversies, Khardung La keeps on attracting hundreds of adventure seekers every year, be it bikers, trekkers or visitors. Nestled amidst the most reverberating surrounding, the ‘Pass of Lower Castle’ is located at an altitude of 17582 feet. Near to the pass, the collection of awesome valleys will lure you and along with the natural extravaganzas, the Tibetan prayer flags are an additional charm.

The pass was constructed in the year of 1976 and later in 1988, it was opened to public and from then on, the pass was inviting uncountable bikers, trekkers and tourists. It is maintained by the Border roads Organization as the pass is highly significant and important to India because it was once used to carry supplies to the Siachen Glacier. Recently, Khardung La became the hot potato of the town with a happy news that a ten member team of visually impaired people is going to conquer the pass through cycling in 2017.

Height: Khardung La is located at an altitude of 5359 meters. But there is an incorrect proclamation on the signboards appear here saying that the height of the pass is 18379 feet.

Location: The highest motorable pass in Ladakh is lying about 39 kms away from Leh. By road, one can reach the pass. The first 24 kms of the road are paved and from there to the North Pullu check post, the 15 kms of the road are filled with loose rock, dirt and occasional rivulets formed after the melting of snow.

Best time to visit: The season between May to October is the best time to visit Khardung La.

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Tso Moriri Lake

It won’t be exceeding at all how much you describe the beauty of Tso Moriri in Ladakh, a highly protected lake in Changthang Region and a significant portion of Tso Moriri Wetland Conservation Reserve.  It is the largest of all high altitude lakes in India especially in Ladakh and is located at an altitude of 4522 meters above the sea level. The length comes to 26 km north to south and 3 to 5 km is the width and the water is wholly brackish. 

The water to feed the lake comes from the springs and melted snow from the nearby mountains. There are two major stream systems to lead the water to the lake. One in the north part of the lake and the other comes in the southwest part. Huge, extensive marshes are seen at both the entrances of the lake. Rupshu Valley, a breathtaking area is the guardian of Tso Moriri along with an array of the lofty Himalayan Mountains in the surrounding.

The number of people come to witness the beauty of this splendid lake is lesser when compared to that of Pangong Lake. It is because of the secluded location of the lake. Hence, it is a favorite home town for many migratory birds. They come to breed here especially birds like great- crested grebe, the brown-headed gull and the Brahmin duck. The rare Himalayan hares are also abundantly seen near the lake. Thus, the declaration of the lake as a reserved area is a right option to protect these species from extinction. Less human interference would keep their lives strong.

Height: The lake is situated at an altitude of 4522 meters.

Location: You can reach Tso Moriri via road from Leh. It is 150 kms away from Leh Airport. Kalka Railway station is the nearest one to the lake. You will get buses and taxis from the station as well.

Best time to visit: May, June, July and August are the peak season when tourists come to Tso Moriri in large numbers and other months will be filled with snow and have extreme cold conditions.

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Shanti Stupa

The white dome of Shanti Stupa is clearly visible from a far distance when you are on a tour of Leh. Peace Pagoda got its name like that because of many reasons mainly the silence persists in and around the pagoda always. This Buddhist prayer center is the most beloved attraction in Jammu and Kashmir. At a height of 4267 meters, the two storied stupa stands holding its head high and overlooks the bustling Leh town. The uneven mountain terrains in the surrounding gives the pagoda a remarkable shining. It is at a location which is 5 km away from Leh town and one who visits the stupa has to climb five hundred steps. The exotic view of the Himalayan peaks turns the beauty of the stupa also, a peace lover would dedicate his life to have such overjoying moments.

History

The stupa was constructed by both Japanese and Ladakh Buddhists. The construction was started in 1983, many Buddhists and Indian Government officials have supervised the procedures throughout.

Structure of the stupa

Among the two structures of the pagoda, the first level depicts the central relief of Dharmachakra which has deer on each side and the turning wheel of Dharma also has a golden image of Buddha at the center. The second level displays images which show the birth of Budhha and the death as well. In addition, both the level have smaller images of Buddha meditating. The stupa came into existence in order to spread the word of peace and harmony among people and it came into establishment as a commemoration of the valuable 2500 years of Buddhism.

Location: Any one can reach the stupa via road from Leh, only 5 kms from the town, a walk of fifteen minutes would require.

Timings: 05:00 am to 09:00 pm

Highlights: The sunset and sunrise views from the stupa are inevitably beautiful


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Magnetic Hill

Magnetic Hill is still a mystery yet a famed attraction that pulls the adventure lovers on a large scale toward it. A mystifying phenomenon which stunts the science and fiction together and exists as a magic to the normal people visiting here. Magnetic Hill is a trump card of every Ladakh tour because of the awe-struck moments it would promise the travelers. There is a sign board placed which says that the hill defies gravity completely and inviting everyone to experience the magical phenomenon.

 If you keep your vehicle in neutral at a position marked on the road and wait, you will be surprised to see the vehicle starts moving uphill at 10-20 km per hour. And this is the unexplainable feature of Magnetic Hill that confuses the world of science. It is located on Leh-Kargil-Baltic Highway and on the east, the beautiful Sindhu River is flowing calmly. Near the hill there is a Sikh Gurudwara maintained by the Indian Army. Due to the natural attraction as well as the human architectural brilliance, the hill has gained popularity in a short term. 

Not just the vehicles hitting the road but the aircrafts and helicopters crossing the radius which Magnetic Hill comes in would feel the same magnetic effect. If the aircrafts are going on a slow pace, then it starts jerking while they are in the circumference of the hill. So the only solution to escape from the clutches of this phenomenon is that the crafts should move at a greater speed.

Height: Magnetic Hill is located at an elevation of 14000 feet above the sea level.

Location: To reach the hill, you can hit the Leh-Kargil-Baltic National Highway and it is situated at a distance of just 30 kms from Leh town.

Best time to visit: The best time to visit the Magnetic Hill is from June to October.

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Havelock Island

Being one of the topnotch attractions in Andaman is the sublime Havelock Island brimming with silky beaches and exuberant greenery. A lot of tourist locations, resorts, hotels, attractions and much more are creating the perfect background to Havelock Island to host as many tourists as possible. This is the largest of all the islands in Andaman and comprises of a lot of small islands. The administration in Havelock promotes eco-tourism on a large scale.

 The lighthouse established in 2005 at the northern part of the island gives additional recognition for the island. The accommodation options on Havelock will let you be surprised. Ranging from high-end, luxurious resorts to camps with basic amenities, the stay arrangements done by the administrative people here are unbelievable.

Highlights: The long stretches of different types of beaches are the main highlight to be pointed out. Declared the best beaches in the world, almost all of them are blissfully located on Havelock Island, connected to closely to the main boat jetty on the island.  

Elephant Beach, Radhanagar Beach, Vijaynagar Beach, Kalapathar Beach which are known in numbers also are proclaimed to have the highest number of tourists every year. The green fringed shorelines, the clear sea water, the colourful marine animals, the long coral reefs, the wild fauna and flora bring forth the astounding picture of Havelock incomparably beautiful.

Activities: Snorkeling and diving are the favourite activities done on the islands though other major water based activities like boating and kayaking are frequently done.

Distance from Port Blair: Havelock Island is lying 42 kms northeast of the capital city, Port Blair. There are regular boat services by the Directorate of Shipping Services which connect Phoenix Bay jetty in Port Blair to Havelock daily.

 

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Chidiya Tapu

As the name suggests, Chidiya Tapu is the perfect haven for unseen migratory birds and common native birds found in Andaman Islands. Recognized as the most enchanting beach in Andaman and tourists arrive here on a large scale as the beach extends the best ever sights for them including the eye catching sunrise and sunset views. This is a silent yet crowded beach encircled by evergreen forests on one side and the short hills on the other side. 

As it is considered to be the presenter of the most finishing touch of sunset and sunrise views, it is the main hub in Andaman Islands. The beach is filled with 46 varieties of endangered species of birds, and white spotted deer. There are a lot of seasonal orchids and other varieties of plants.

Highlights: The major attractions of Chidiya Tapu are the Chidiya Tapu Biological Park, the Sylvan Sands, the Munda Pahar Beaches etc. You will be able to stay at a forest guesthouse located nearby atop a hillock and from there, the panoramic view of Chidiya Tapu in detail.

Activities: Apart from sunset and sunrise views, plenty of people come for an Andaman and Nicobar trip to see this beach, to identify the rare species appear in multiple colours and size. Even though many of the birds are commonly found on the beach, you would find it as a unique and unnatural scene to find the colourful gathering of them. Boating is an attractive activity done here as well as snorkeling and swimming are also a part of the adventure activities usually experienced by those who visit here.

Distance from Port Blair: It is located about 25 kms from Port Blair.


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Neil Island

A tiny island located to the south of Andaman is Neil Island, brimming with less explore marine diversity, coral reefs, long beaches and bewitching greenery. Being one of the tourist destinations in Andaman, Neil is so happy to become the host with revealing all what it has. A romantically silent island unlike the hustle of Havelock Island, Neil Island is termed as the vegetable bowl of Andaman. A perfect place to simply relax and chill is the beaches here and the deserted shores are favourite to those who love to relax in utmost peace.

In two hours, one can explore the island by walking around. It got the name Neil after the British Brigadier General James Neill who stubbornly dealt with the rebels during the 1857 Mutiny. The rich cultivation of paddy is found in Neil Island that belongs to the Ritchies’ Arhcipelago between Havelock Island and Rose Island. One should add this Island to their itinerary if they planning a trip to Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Highlights: One of the major highlights of Neil Island is Neil Kendra, a beautiful curving bay full of white sand and holding the major jetty of the island made attracting by disarraying numerous colourful wooden fishing boats. Known to be the heart of the island, Neil Kendra has Bharatpur Beach on its left and Laxmanpur Beach on the right. The richest collection of marine lives and coral reefs have given Neil Island the peculiarity of being one of the most thrilling scuba diving sites on the island. In addition to diving, Neil Island is home to those who love snorkeling, swimming, birding, cycling etc.

Activities: Glass bottom ride and snorkelling are the major activities available on Neil Island though there are enough opportunities to do diving and other prime adventure activities.

Distance from Port Blair: The island belongs to the South Andaman district is located about 36 km northeast from Port Blair.

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Radhanagar Beach

Radhanagar Beach in Andaman has ranked 8th among the top ten beautiful beaches in the world based on travelers reviews and rating available on multiple sources and Radhanagar Beach deserves it for many reasons. One of the most ravishing beauty in Andaman with a lot of tourists visiting it every year, Radhanagar Beach is the gem of Havelock Island. 500 meters away from the beach, one can see only the expansive blue water and the lush green tropical forests but when you reach the beach, the sights are apparently awe-inspiring.

 Radhanagar is commonly called as Beach No.7 and this is one of the closest beach located near to Havelock Island ferry tier. The silky beach is kids friendly as well so that families are found in plenty on the beach to spend their vacation or a short holiday. There are nothing to be worried as the coast guards are roaming around always and the number of people here will be a pleasant sight to see.

Activities: Snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving, boating, parasailing etc are some of the most commonly seen activities on the beach and among them Scuba Diving is the best as it offers the clear interaction with the wide range of marine animals and coral reefs around living in harmony. 

The turquoise water gives a rejuvenating experience while you swim across or do snorkeling and since the number of tourists are relatively higher, the Government opens more opportunities for them to spend an ample time on the beach. As it is a superb place adventure lovers also would covet, the fame it has achieved international importance in no time.

Distance from Port Blair: From Port Blair it will take more than three hours to reach Radhanagar Beach as it is located about 72 kms away from the capital city.

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Baratang Island

One of the aboriginal tribes of Andaman lives in Baratang Island, a highly blessed region with years-old wilderness. Earlier, the tribes did not let outside people to enter their community but presently, Baratang Island is a vibrant tourist destination as people love to spend time amidst the huge forests, limestone caves, mangrove ranges and the mud volcanoes.

Baratang is a part of the Great Andaman Chain with an area of 243 sq.kilometers and that marks it as the main island of the group. Middle Andaman is lying to the north and South Andaman in the south of Baratang Island. And it belongs to Rangat Taluk.

Highlights: The active mud volcanoes are the highlights of Baratang Island along with the abundant mangrove forests and evergreen rainforests and the limestone caves located beyond the forests. So adventure lovers find Baratang as a wise choice to indulge in mind blowing trekking and nature walk. Among the multiple number of mud volcanoes, jalki, as the locals call it, is the famous one.

Activity: Nature walk through the wild forests and the extensive mangrove forests is one of the prime activities done on Baratang Island. Boating, trekking, hiking etc are some of the other, identified activities available on the island.

Distance from Port Blair: The island is located about 150 kms north of Port Blair and one can reach the island by ferry services only.


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Elephant Beach

Settled on the sands of Havelock Island, Elephant Beach is a reveling beauty well presented by the long coral reefs and the shining shoreline. A peaceful beach with pure serenity and silent ambience will offer the visitors a soothing melody and that would be the perfect time to relax, to walk around with your love or just to do sunbathing. Among the different beach on Havelock Island, Elephant Beach has a special significance because of its friendly atmosphere and not so crowded shoreline. In addition to the adventurous activities such as snorkeling and scuba diving, tourists find time to do boating and similar activities on the beach. The clear water, the calm waves, the cool breeze and the magnificent sights on the shore have their own impacts on the number of people visiting the beach, and it increases only year by year. For a perfect honeymooning in Andaman, you should must visit this beach.

Highlights: The long array of private boats, fishing boats and buoys extend a riveting beauty to the beach. Moreover, it is a kid friendly beach as well so that families are found here aplenty. The huge shoreline is the key factor behind the countless visitors appear on the beach every day. 

During monsoon also, tourists would love to come to Elephant Beach. People have reported that at times, the wild elephants from the nearby forests come to the beach and stroll along the white sandy bed.

Activities: An ideal place for snorkeling and scuba diving is Elephant Beach though boating and other fun, water based activities are also done by the visitors often. Tourists have experienced the best sea walking as well on Elephant Beach.

Distance from Port Blair: Elephant Beach is located on the famous Havelock Island. It is lying about 69 kms away from the capital city of Andaman, Port Blair. One can reach the beach via boat from Havelock jetty after reaching there from Port Blair by road or by boat.


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Diglipur

A marvelous town in the north part of Andaman Islands is Diglipur, an amicable tiny town with a lot of good people around. For eco- friendly tourists, this town is an inevitable choice. Though the marine life is the prominent feature of this town but the cultivation of orange and rice has enormous importance in the economy of Diglipur.

Highlights: Lamiya Bay Beach is a highlight of the town, it is located a few kilometers away from Kalipur Beach. The beach is lying in the foothills of Saddle peak, the highest one in Andaman. Around 20 kms from Diglipur is the green Shyamnagar covered by thick jungles and why Shyamnagar is a priority for tourists is because of the presence of mud volcanoes here. Kalipur Beach and Ramangar Beach are the other famous beaches at Diglipur and they are famous for turtle nesting. Moreover, visitors are quite eager to visit Alfred Caves as well where a huge collections of limestone structures are found.

Activities: Since there are plenty of beaches, caves, greenery etc, Diglipur offers the visitors a huge number of activities ranging from refreshing trekking through the jungles to the water based activities like island hopping, snorkeling, boating, fishing etc. Near to Diglipur there are famous spots to do multiple activities.

Distance from Port Blair: Lying 290 kms away from Port Blair, the small town of Diglipur that can be connected by boat from both Port Blair and Mayabunder. The boat services from Port Blair are available twice a week. But one can reach the town by road via ATR from Port Blair.

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Vijaynagar Beach

Known as Beach No.5 is Vijaynagar Beach in the north east part of Havelock Island. Very remote from the crowded locations on Havelock Island, Vijaynagar Beach is close to heart for those who love to spend time in utmost calmness. The regular touch of the sapphire blue water on the pearl like sandy beach makes no noise and it is one of the reasons why tourists chosen it as the perfect space for romantic couples and families. 

The beauty of the beach has been praised so much by those who visited it. It is always better to come here freely, just to roam around, or to float on the shallow water, or to read under the large shade given by the huge trees on the shore or to do sunbathing. The collection of Mahua trees and palms is the significant ornament making the beach a splendid place to sit back and relax as much as time one wants to. This is one of the magnificent attractions in Andaman.

Highlights: A photographer's paradise is Vijaynagar Beach; especially the sunrise views from the beach is incomparably magnificent. When the sun’s fresh rays spread all over the wide sea, the entire atmosphere starts blushing in all possible colours and there is no better sight from the beach would satiate a photographic mind. The native birds appear during the fresh mornings add effective colours to the sunrise pictures.

Activity: The beach is recognized for relaxed swimming and sunbathing. Adventure activities are not yet a fashion on this inevitable part of Havelock Island.

Distance from Port Blair: Vijaynagar Beach is located at a distance of about 38 kms from Port Blair but from Havelock jetty the beach is lying 9 kms away only.

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Chadar Trek

For some years, adventure seekers all around the world have been talking about Chadar Trek in the Zanskar Region. Until this year, hundreds of people have experienced the thrill hidden and the mind blowing sights around Chadar frozen river. In fact, Chadar Trek is the most sought after and one of the breathtaking treks in the Himalayas. The winter trek is so special for those who are ready to have adventure at the maximum level. 

The river trek starts from Chilling where the river begins to freeze and mostly, travelers choose February as the best time to cross the frozen river as the ice sheets will be comparatively stable. The precarious snow-flakes would pose severe threats during the trek but in some other time, the challenges would be kind to the trekker. The surrounding of the river are completely vertical cliffs tall up to 600 meters. The Zanskar River is a tributary of the Indus and is 5 meters long. 

A trekker would have to cover 16 kms per day to complete the Chadar Trek. Usually, people opt for 10-15 days of trek depending on the climatic conditions persisting here. The temperature at Chadar will come to the lowest at -35 degree Celsius during winter and thus Chadar Trek becomes more intimidating. Approximate trekking distance one would have to cover in total is 75 kms.

Maximum altitude: 11123 feet is the height at which Chadar Trek would lead you to.

Location: To take part in Chadar Trek, one should arrive in Leh and from Leh, the journey starts and goes to Chilling, the beginning of the Zanskar River in the frozen state. From Leh it would take about 65-70 kms to reach Tilad via Chilling, the base camp of the trek.

Best time to visit: January end to February is the best time suitable for trekking in the frozen river of Chadar. Quality and safe trekking gears and highly warm clothes are required.

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Hemis Monastery

The biggest monastery in the North India is Hemis Monastery, one of the must visit attractions in Ladakh region. Set on the foothills of Indus, Hemis Monastery has 200 branches and over 1000 monks are staying there. It belongs to the red sect Brokpa of Buddhist order. Here the young Lamas are trained for the royal monasteries at Leh, Shey and Basgo.

History

Hemis Gompa came into existence 17th century and it was built by Chapgon Gyalshas and from then on the gompa was getting the royal patronage of Ladakh till now. But there is a saying that the monastery was founded by the first incarnation of Stangsang Raspa Nawang Gyatso. After the missing of the head Lama in 1956, a young 12 year old boy from Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh has been recognized as the head Lama of the gompa.

Structure of the monastery

The biggest monastery in the region has a surprising architecture and the building is quite appreciable. There are a lot of big statues and stupas decorated with stones and also the splendid collection of thankas. The collection of thankas is believed to be the largest and it would be shown to the public once in 11 years.

Location: Hemis Village is located 43 km south of Leh town and it is very easy to reach the monastery by bus or jeep.

Timing: 08:00 am to 01:00 pm and 02:00 pm to 06:00 pm

Entry fee: INR 100

Highlight: Hemis Festival is the prime attraction at the monastery which celebrates the birth anniversary of Guru Rinpoche. The tenth day of the Tibetan lunar month every 12th year is the date of festival.


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