Trip ID: TUE 3
7 Nights & 8 Days
Theme: Adventure, Trekking, Camping, Village Tour
Places Covered: Passighat Along/Aalo Mechukha
Mechukha is a small picturesque town in the beautiful state of Arunachal Pradesh. A trip to Mechukha includes a long journey through the scenic mountains to the lush green valley of Mechukha, trekking to the last Indian village situated near the Indo-China border and experiencing the culture of Monpas. Wide spread green valley changes its color over the seasons here and will always welcome travelers with open arms.
Train journey from Guwahati to Passighat
Day 1 will start with a train journey from Kamakhya Junction to Murkongselek Station (Passighat).
We will provide AC 2 tier train tickets and make sure you get a comfortable ride and get time to mingle with all the people in the group.
From Murkongselek to Along/Aalo journey in a Cab.
Though it will a continuous journey from Guwahati to Along/Aalo but rest assured you won't feel the sickness as we will be witnessing the scenic valleys, mountains and waterfalls of Arunachal Pradesh. We will have breakfast in Passighat and move towards Along which would be about 5 hrs of journey.
Depending on the strength we will plan a village/market visit.
A day out in Along/Aalo.
After breakfast it is time to explore the villages, meet the local people and have a picnic near riverside where we will enjoy dishes prepared in a traditional way. Activities include fishing and cooking it in "Bamboo". We will have a small non alcoholic party. We will spend a night in a camp under the stars (Depending on weather condition).
A long bumpy journey from Along/Aalo to Mechukha.
Finally the long awaited day has come. Today we will head towards Mechukha. It will be a bumpy ride but it will be worth it as we will experience varieties of flora and faunas on the way to Mechukha. We will take a short break at "Siko Dido" waterfall for lunch. This journey of almost 7 hrs will help you witness the diversities of Arunachal Pradesh and help you understand how life changes with "Altitudes".
We will be spending our night in a cozy home-stay.
An adventurous day in Mechukha
Today we will start our trek early morning and explore the lush green valleys of Mechukha. We will trek to the "Dorjeeling" village and spend some quality time with the "Membas & Adis", the local tribes of Mechukha. It will be a great opportunity to learn about their culture and traditions.
We will head back to our home stay and enjoy a camp fire at night with music, dance and lot of fun activities.
Visit to the local market, Monastery and the last Indian Village.
Today will wander around the local market, some handicrafts shops and then we will visit the the monastery.
Post lunch we will visit the last Indian village "TongkorLa". There we will visit the village head, spend some time with the people, enjoy the local wine (if interested) and go for sightseeing around the valley and at last we will visit "Gurudwara Mechukha Saahib", a unique Gurudwara in a land of "Membas" who worship Guru Nanak as one of their Rinpochey (Guru of Lamas), "Nanak Lama".
After a long day, we will return to the home stay.
Mechukha to Along/Aalo journey
After collecting all the sweet and mesmerizing memories, we will be on our journey back to Along/Aalo. We will spend our night partying and enjoying traditional food and local wine (if interested). This will be our last party or you can say a farewell party.
We will again spend our night in a home stay.
Journey from Along/Aalo to Passighat
Today we will travel to Passighat and explore the local market (if we reach in time). In evening we will board a train to Guwahati. And our beautiful journey comes to an end. Time to say good bye.
PS: We will provide AC 2 tier tickets to Guwahati.