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Arunachal Pradesh (West): Hike, Bike & Culture | MULTI ACTIVITY TOUR

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Active & Interactive in the High Himalayas

This multi-activity tour is situated in Western Arunachal Pradesh, in the state’s Buddhist belt. This region is home to the Monpa, Sherdukpen and to an extent also the Brokpa people. This is an above oderate activity holiday in difficulty level, hence one needs to have a fair level of fitness.

This tour includes some of the important aspects of this region such as the River Dolphins of the Brahmaputra, the Tawang Monastry, Bum la pass and the orchidarium at Tipi among others. Getting to interact and look first hand into their way of life.

OVERVIEW
> Level: Strenuous
> Total Days: 12 to 15
> Hiking Days: Upto 4
> Cycling days: Upto 5
> Terrain: 100% Mountanious
> Altitude variation: 1500 to 4200 mts

> Best Time: September – October / April – May
> Airport in: Guwahati (Assam)
> Airport out: Guwahati (Assam)
HIGHLIGHTS
> Hike and Bike in the mighty Eastern Himalayas
> Life of the Buddhist Tribes
> Views of the High peaks of the Arunachal Himalayas
> River Dolphins of the Brahmaputra
> The all Important Monastry of Tawang
> Insights into the history and culture of the region
INCLUSIONS
> All accommodation
> All Meals
> Refreshment and water throughout
> SUV backup throughout
> Guide throughout
> Multi- geared cycles (Scott Aspect 660 / Trek 3700D) with helmets
> FA Kit
> Tools and spares
> Activities as mentioned
> All permits
ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS ON THIS TOUR
 > Accommodation: Tea Bungalows, Eco Lodges, Homestays, Hotels and Camping
 > Meals: As much as possibly we try cover all the local cuisines
 > Refreshments & Water: High energy snacks and Water during activities 

** Our Itineraries are quite unique hence we prefer not to put it up on the site. Please write in to us for the detailed itinerary and cost.

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Bikes

Scott 660 Aspect MTB Fork 80mm travel, Front Derailleur Shimano FD-TX50 / 34.9mm, Rear Derailleur Shimano Tourney RD-TX35 21 Speed (Upgraded), Shifters Shimano ST-EF 41 L / 7R EZ-ire plus (Upgraded), Brakeset Tektro SCM-02 mech. Disc 160F/160Rmm Rotor, Front Tyre 6 26×2.1 / 30TPI, Rear Tyre 6 26×2.1 / 30TPI, Weight 13.6 kg / 29.98 lbs

Terrain

100% Mountainous.

Backup

Sturdy SUV’s and sturdier driver will accompany you on every trip. the condition of roads do not allow for larger vehicles, however do our best to provide you the best in comfort in relation to the routes that we ply on. These vehicles are along right from your airport pick up to your drop back to the airport.

Permits

Indian nationals require an Inner Line Permit (ILP) whereas foreign nationals require a Restricted Area Permit (RAP / PAP). These have a govt. charge attached to them. Rest assured we take care of the arrangements.

Weather Pattern

Post monsoon months of September- October and pre monsoon months of March-April are very pleasant with blue skies and a fair days. Peak winters are from November to February with the mercury coming down below 0 C.

Safety

We have a very experienced team which is also local. This reflects in the overall safety of our tours. Rest assured your guides know where extra attention is required and when. All our routes are well known to us, we know where the nearest medical facilities are, we know whom to contact if in case of an emergency, we know all the alternate routes in case of road blockages. We have CASEVAC protocols in place to streamline the process in case of emergencies. You can rest easy knowing that in the outdoors in general and this region in particular you are in safe hands with us.

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