12- 20 Oct 2019 : Bhangayang Lakes Trek (9 day all-inclusive package) - Ex Guwahati
Bhangayang Lakes Trek
Dates: 12th Aug - 20th Aug, 2019, Ex Guwahati
Transport, meals and accommodation included
The Western part of Arunachal has many picturesque treks to offer to the intrepid trekker. One such is the Bhangajyang lakes trek, traversing through the border of Arunachal Pradesh and Bhutan. This region is dotted with numerous glacial lakes, many of which will leave you spellbound, during the course of our trek. This trail takes us through remote, picturesque landscapes, tread only by the Brokpas - a herding community, who bring their yaks here to graze. Along the way, Gorichen and Kangto the highest peaks in Arunachal Pradesh, brace us with their snowbound beauty.
Trek in a remote area on the border of Arunachal and Bhutan
Visit at least five glacial lakes
Enjoy views of Gorichen and Kangto peaks
Interact with, and learn about the Brokpa herders
Day 1-Guwahati to Orang
Pickup from Guwahati airport and drive to Orang. O/n at Kanoka Village Resort or similar
Day 2- Rowta to Dirang
Drive to Dirang , via the scenic Kalaktang Shergaon road. Relax for the remainder of the day. O/n Hotel Pemaling or similar (1632 m)
(7 hours )
Day 3: Dirang Lubrang Naga GG
After breakfast drive up for an hour to the village of Lubrang (2828 m), inhabited by the Brokpa community.
From here starts the trek, steadily climbing up through temperate forests, peppered with rhododendrons. All through you hear the whistling of birds. Set camp at a big grazing meadow, interlaced by streams. O/n in tents
(3537 m) (5 hours)
Day 4 - Naga GG to Sange GG
The trail starts with a steep one hour climb , through hemlock trees struck by lightening, which lend a very dramatic feel to the landscape. The route keeps snaking up till we reach Lapse , where it meets the Mandala Bhanagajyang road. From here, walk on the dirt road till we reach camp at Sange GG. O/n in tents
(3867 m) (5 hours)
Day 5 -Sange GG to Tsomjuk
Witness a stupendous views of Gorichen and Kangto, the highest peaks in Arunachal.
For the first hour the route keeps traversing on the ridge, and further cross into Eastern Bhutan. The trail continues through the sub alpine landscape , gradually descending down to a small river. From here a gentle climb gets us up to the picturesque Tsomjuk lake. O/n in tents
(3979 m)( 6 hours)
Day 6-Tsomjuk to Dolung
Enjoy a glorious sunrise over the cloud filled valleys, spending time to photograph the stupendous landscapes. The route traverses the east flank of Tsomjuk lake, giving an opportunity to enjoy different views of the lake. Thereafter the trail continues more or less through a levelled terrain , before a short climb to Merathakchung.
A climb up a spur, offering magnificent views of Dolung lake (4119 ) . Descend down towards the lake , from where the camp is a further thirty minute walk. O/n in tents
(4036 m) (7 to 8 hours)
Day 7 -Dolung to Bhangajyang to Dirang
A one hour climb from the camp gets us to the ridge which divides Bhutan and India. The ridge offers good views of some more glacial lakes below. On crossing the ridge return back into India. The remainder of walk is now on the Mandala Bhanagajyang dirt road. After walking for an hour on the road will lead to Cherp Tso. Reach Bhangajyang lake in a hour.
Meet our vehicles over here and drive back to Dirang. O/n at Hotel Pemaling or similar
(4127 m ) (3 hours)
Day 8 - Dirang to Guwahati
After breakfast drive down to Guwahati. O/n at Baruah Bhavan or similar
Day 9 : Guwahati
Drop to Guwahati airport
Trip Dates: 12th Oct to 20th Oct 2019
Note: Cost for Indian Nationals only
Entire logistics for the trek including porters, guides , cooks, tents and permits
All meals during the course of the trek
Transfers using a tempo traveller
Accommodation on a triple sharing basis in hotels mentioned in the itinerary
Permits for Arunachal Pradesh
Hire of personal equipment like shoes and backpack
Excess stay & meals due to bad weather conditions or strikes, resulting in delay of flights or any other form of transport.
Rescue / medical charges in case needed due to high altitude sickness, any ailment and/or accidents
Soft drink charges, table drinks, laundry, cigarettes, telephone expenses, beer and liquor charges
Any other item not mentioned in Cost Includes section above