GORICHEN TREK

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GORICHEN TREK

TREKKING
14 Nights / 15 Days
includes:
  • transports
  • sight seeing
  • food
  • hotels

ARUNACHAL PRADESH, NORTH-EASTERN INDIA. Partially aligned along the ancient trade route, the trek connects a series of interlocking valleys, connected through six major passes reaching up to 4550 m. You will traverse through mixed sub tropical forests, coniferous forests; High grasslands, Juniper, Rhododendrons, and desolate high Himalayan pastures there are lovely Alpine lakes and breathtaking views of the great peaks on the Tibet frontier. You also get to see quant Monpa villages, the Tawang Monastery and spend time exploring other sights around Tawang and meeting the people.

DAY 1: ARRIVE - DELHI

Arrival and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 2: DELHI - GUWAHATI

Morning flight to Guwahati. Upon arrival drive down to Tejpur. Ariival & transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 3: TEJPUR – BOMDILA

Morning drive down to reach Bomdila (2400 mt). En route we will have a stopover for passport check and entry formalities at Bhalukpong Check Gate bordering Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. Upon arrival at Bomdila check in to the hotel. Afternoon orientation and acclimatization around the town.

DAY 4: BOMDILA – CHANDER

Morning after breakfast drive down to reach Chander village (2571 mt).Upon arrival set the camp. In the afternoon acclimatization trek to the village. Overnight stay at camp.

DAY 5: CHANDER - CHANGLA

Day for a hard trek covering approx 13 kms in 5-hrs through coniferous forests with two steep climbs along a ridge near Chang la pass (3650 m.) Superb views of the Sela range, surrounding valleys and the Himalayan watershed. Arrive and set the camp for overnight stay.

DAY 6: CHANG LA – POTO

Today steady climb through scattered coniferous forests, juniper and Rhododendrons to cross over posing la pass at 3950 meters. Trek continues for another 04 hrs. First we go down hill to cross a glacial stream, and then climb up to an alpine pasture at Poto (4200 mt). The total distance of 14 kms covers in 4-5 hrs. Arive and set the camp for overnight stay.

DAY 7: POTO – LAHAP

Trek steadily uphill beyond the tree line for 03 hrs to cross the high - Tse la, 4550 m. There is a small Alpine lake below the summit and breath taking panoramic views of the Sela ridge, river valleys, Gorichen (6500 m) and Kangdo,(7090 m) peaks on the Himalayan watershed. During October, whilst descending for 02 hrs to a river valley the trees and foliage presents spectacular fall colors, The total distance of 8 kms takes in 4-5 hrs. Arrive Lahap (3712 mt) and set the camp for overnight stay.

DAY 8: LAHAP – MAGO

Morning after breakfast start trek (12 kms / 4 – 5 hrs) to reach Mago (3680 mt) En route cross Jera La (4031 mt). Arrive and set the camp for overnight stay.

DAY 9: MAGO – NEW MALING

Today start trek (14 kms/ 4-5 hrs) to reach New Maling (2000 mt). Arrive and set the camp for overnight stay.

DAY 10: NEW MALLING – JANG – TAWANG

Last day of the trek 8 kms to reach Jang (1950 mt) which covers in 2 to 3 hrs.Arrive Jung and further drive down to Twang (2857 mt). Upon arrival check in at hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 11: TAWANG

Full day sightseeing of the Tawang. Explore the 350 years old Tawang Monastery, and have an audience with Rimpoche. In the afternoon visit the Urgelling Monastery dating back to 1489 followed by the Seru Monpa village, and the craft center. Overnight at hotel. Later drive back to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 12: TAWANG – BOMDILA

Morning after breakfast drive down (190 kms) to Bomdila. Upon arrival, check-in at your hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 13: BOMDILA - TEJPUR

Morning after breakfast drive back (160 kms) to Tejpur via Bhalukpong. Upon arrival, check-in at your hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 14: TEZPUR - GUWAHATI – DELHI

Morning after breakfast drive down(200 kms) to Guwahati. En route photo stop of Kalia Bhumura Bridge over River Brahmaputra. Arrive Guwahati and transfer to domestic airport to board flight to Delhi. Received upon arrival and transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 15: DEPART DELHI

Day at leisure to explore Delhi on your own. Later transfer to airport for flight to onward destination.

INCLUSIONS:

  • Accommodation on Dbl/Twin Sharing Rooms in hotels/guest house and tents as per program
  • Meals as per the above itinerary.
  • Services of Local Guide for the trekking as per the itinerary.
  • One-time entrances to the monuments as per the itinerary.
  • Transport will be using air conditioned tourist vehicle (ac will not work on hilly area)
  • Trekking equipment.
  • All current Government taxes are included in the above price, which are subject to change without any notice."

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Anything that is not mentioned in the INCLUSIONS.

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Terms & Conditions


Booking

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Payments

For the services contracted, 40 % advance payment should be made to hold the booking on a confirmed basis and the balance amount should be paid before commencement of your tour. We hold the right to decide upon the amount to be paid as an advance payment, based on the nature of services and the time left for the commencement of the services.

Payment Options

Payment can be made by Bank Transfer, Cash payment to our office or by Demand Draft / Cheque. All payments should be free and clear of any withholding tax and deduction. Bank charges, if any, for remittance (by remitting bank or by intermediary bank) would be strictly borne by payer.

Rights to amend the itinerary if required

Tour once commenced will strictly go as per the itinerary finalised. In case of events and circumstances beyond our control, we reserve the right to change all or parts of the contents of the itinerary for safety and well being of our esteemed passengers.

Policy Regarding Cancellation / No Show / Early Departure

In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:

  • 30 days & prior to arrival – 10% of the tour/service cost.
  • 20 days to 18 days prior to arrival – 20% of the tour/service cost.
  • 14 days to 16 days prior to arrival – 25% of the tour/service cost.
  • 10 days to 08 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
  • 07 days & less, prior to arrival or no show – NO REFUND.

Please note – Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs – in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us – a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.

Refund

In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.

Where as in case of Cancellation before the commencement, it will take atleast two weeks time to refund the said amount.

Our Liabilities & Limitations

Please note that after the finalization of the tour/service cost, if there are any hikes in entrance fees of monuments/museums, taxes, fuel cost or guide charges by the Govt. of India, the same would be charged as extra.

Mountain Adventure Tours & Travels act only in the capacity of agent for the hotels, airlines, transporters, railways & contractors providing other services & all exchange orders, receipts, contracts & tickets issued by us are issued subject to terms & conditions under which these services are provided by them.

All itineraries are sample itineraries, intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of the participants etc. may dictate itinerary changes either before the tour or while on the trail. We reserve the right to change any schedule in the interest of the trip participants’ safety, comfort & general well being.

Our rates are based on the prevailing rates as negotiated by us with the hotels, airlines etc. Hotels and Airlines retain the right to modify the rates without notice. In case of such changes the rates quoted before the modification, can be changed by us according to the modifications by hotels or airlines. All hotel bookings are based on usual check in and checkout time of the hotels until unless indicated in the itinerary.

We shall not be responsible for any delays & alterations in the programme or expenses incurred – directly or indirectly – due to natural hazards, flight cancellations, accident, breakdown of machinery or equipments, breakdown of transport, weather, sickness, landslides, political closures or any untoward incidents.

We shall not be responsible for any loss, injury or damage to person, property, or otherwise in connection with any accommodation, transportation or other services, resulting – directly or indirectly – from any act of GOD, dangers, fire, accident, breakdown in machinery or equipment, breakdown of transport, wars, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, thefts, pilferages, epidemics, medical or custom department regulations, defaults, or any other causes beyond our control.

We do not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft, or any other reasons. Visitors are advised to seek such insurance arrangements in their home country. All baggage & personal property/s at all times are at the client’s risk.

Passports & Visas

To travel to India from overseas countries except for the citizen of Nepal & Bhutan, one needs a 06 months valid passport and a valid Visa. And processing of Passport and Visa are not included in the tour cost.

Health

Any person who has a contagious disease is forbidden to travel, any person found during the tour with such a disease will be asked to leave the tour and will have to make their own arrangements to return home.