Bhangajyang Lakes Trek
Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, India
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  • Trip introduction

    Looking for an offbeat trek in North East India? The western region of Arunachal Pradesh has quite a few delightful and challenging trekking destination for trek fanatics. On this 9-day trek, you will be trekking along the border of Arunachal Pradesh and Bhutan, and visit a few enchanting lakes on the way. You will be astonished to see the landscapes dotted with several glacial lakes on this region. En route, you will pass by quaint villages inhabited by the unique Brokpa tribe. You will also come across the distant views of the highest peaks of Arunachal Pradesh - Gorichen and Kangto.

    The trek to the Bhangajyang lake is suitable for beginners and great region for the experienced trekkers to explore.

    Destination

    Arunachal Pradesh, though one of the least discovered destinations amongst trekkers, has several gorgeous destinations to explore. The trek begins with a drive from Guwahati Airport to Lubrang, the start point of the trek. On this trek, you will visit five or more glacial lakes scattered around the border of Arunachal Pradesh and Bhutan. You will be camping on the banks of a few of these glacial lakes, alongside a stream and stay in hotels during this trip. Also, you will see the snow-covered peaks of the imposing Kangto and Gorichen mountains.

    Destination highlights

    • Visit five glacial lakes or more on this Bhangajyang Lakes trek.
    • Trek along the border of Arunachal Pradesh and Bhutan.
    • Stop by villages inhabited by Brokpa tribe.
    • See the views of Kangto and Gorichen peaks - the highest peaks of Arunachal Pradesh.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Smoking, chewing tobacco or consuming alcohol is prohibited during Bhangajyang Lakes trek.

    You must adhere to the instructions of the trek leader at all times.

    Please do not drop litters around the campsite or anywhere during the trek.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 45 days or more before the departure of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made 30-45 days before the departure of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 15-30 days before the departure of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: 50% refund.

    No Refund for cancellations made 0-15 days before the departure of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Arrive at Guwahati Airport on Day 1 latest by 11:00 hours.

    The tour operator reserves the right to change or cancel the itinerary of this Bhangajyang Lakes trek due to bad weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances to ensure maximum safety of travellers and staff. Travellers are required to bear any additional costs arising due to such a change in itinerary.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during the Bhangajyang Lakes trek.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Guwahati Airport
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    Drop off point
    Guwahati Airport
    Mode of transport
    Tempo traveller
    Start point
    Lubrang
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    End point
    Bhangajyang Lake
    Time of departure
    11:00 AM
    Time of return
    08:00 AM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    27 hours
    Total distance covered
    Start point elevation
    9 feet
    Maximum elevation
    13 feet
    Minimum elevation
    9 feet
  • Day 1 of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: Guwahati Airport to Orang Drive

    Arrive at Guwahati Airport at 11:00 hours. You will meet the operator here and board a tempo traveller. It will be a 3-hour long drive to Orang. You will spend tonight at Kanoka Village Resort or a similar place.

    Day 2 of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: Orang to Dirang Drive

    After breakfast, you will continue the drive to Dirang. Enjoy the scenic ride through the serpentine roads of Arunachal, passing by Kalaktang and Shergaon village, and gaining an altitude of more than 8000 feet. You will reach Dirang by late afternoon. You will check-in at Hotel Pemaling or a similar hotel. You may spend the rest of the day exploring the place or relax in your rooms. Overnight in the hotel.

    Day 3 of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: Lubrang to Nagagigi Trek

    Today morning's short drive will take to the start point of the trek - Lubrang, a village inhabited by the Brokpa tribe. From here, you will begin trekking up through the tropical forests of rhododendron. You will see a few exotic birds on the way to Nagagigi. Tonight, you will be camping on a vast meadow, alongside a stream.
    /Bhangajyang Lakes Trek Arunachal Pradesh Bhutan Tso Tsomjuk Lake Glacial Adventure Travel The Great Next Visit beautiful glacial lakes in Arunachal Pradesh.

    Day 4 of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: Nagagigi to Sangegigi Trek

    Today's trail involves negotiating a steep climb through the hemlock trees. You will be amazed to see a few trees struck by lighting to their roots. Continue trekking through the winding trail until you are on Mandala-Bhangajyang road. Rest of the trek is walking along this dirt road till you reach the campsite in Sangegigi. Overnight in your tents at Sangegigi.
    /Bhangajyang Lakes Trek Arunachal Pradesh Bhutan Tso Tsomjuk Lake Glacial Adventure Travel The Great Next Stop by the picturesque Dolung lake.

    Day 5 of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: Sangegigi Trek to Tsomjuk Trek

    As you begin trekking today, you will see spectacular views of Gorichen and Kangto, the highest peaks of Arunachal Pradesh. For the first few kilometers, you will be walking a ridge which crosses into Bhutan. The trail then continues along the subalpine zone, gradually descending towards a small river. From the river, a small climb will bring you to the beautiful Tsomjuk Lake. Overnight in tents at the banks of this lake.
    /Bhangajyang Lakes Trek Arunachal Pradesh Bhutan Tso Tsomjuk Lake Glacial Adventure Travel The Great Next Overlook the enchanting glacial lakes.

    Day 6 of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: Tsomjuk to Dolung Trek

    In the morning, enjoy the views of the sun rising from behind the majestic mountains. Begin moving along the eastern side of the Tsomjuk Lake - you can see the lake from different angles. Today trek is mostly hiking along flat terrain a small altitude gain of fewer than 300 feet until you arrive at Merathakchung. Start descending towards Dolung Lake. You will be camping nearby the lake. Overnight in tents.
    /Bhangajyang Lakes Trek Arunachal Pradesh Bhutan Tso Tsomjuk Lake Glacial Adventure Travel The Great Next Trek through the forest of Hemlock trees.

    Day 7 of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: Dolung to Bhangajyang Trek, and drive to Dirang

    An hours climb from Dolung Lake will bring you to a ridge which offers gorgeous views of several glacial lakes. After crossing the ridge you will arrive back on the Indian land, and continue walking through Mandala-Bhanagajyang dirt road till you reach the mesmerizing Cherp Tso. A short walk from Cherp Tso will bring you Bhangajyang Lake. After spending some time here, you will board a vehicle which will take you to Dirang. Overnight in Hotel Pemaling or similar.
    /Bhangajyang Lakes Trek Arunachal Pradesh Bhutan Tso Tsomjuk Lake Glacial Adventure Travel The Great Next Watch the mesmerizing views of Gorichen and Kangto peaks from Tsomjuk.

    Day 8 of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: Dirang to Guwahati drive

    After breakfast, you will continue the drive to Guwahati. You can rest in the tempo traveller during the transit. Carry some dry snacks for the journey and enjoy the views as you drive past beautiful landscapes. Overnight at Baruah Bhavan or similar.

    Day 9 of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: Drop-off to Guwahati Airport

    Check-out of the hotel in the morning. The operator will offer a drop-off to Guwahati Airport. Your trekking trip ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Guwahati
    End point
    Orang
    Day start time
    11:00 AM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Orang
    End point
    Dirang
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Lubrang
    End point
    Nagagigi
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking time
    5 hours

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Nagagigi
    End point
    Sangegigi
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking time
    5 hours

    Day 5 - Milestone

    Start point
    Sangegigi
    End point
    Tsomjuk
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking time
    6 hours

    Day 6 - Milestone

    Start point
    Tsomjuk
    End point
    Dolung
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking time
    7-8 hours

    Day 7 - Milestone

    Start point
    Dolung
    End point
    Dirang
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking time
    3 hours

    Day 8 - Milestone

    Start point
    Dirang
    End point
    Guwahati
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 9 - Milestone

    Start point
    Guwahati
    End point
    Guwahati Airport
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Accommodation in hotels/resorts and tents in twin or triple sharing basis
    • Sleeping bags, mattresses and pillow
    • Transfers in a tempo traveller wherever required
    • Dinner from Day 1 to Day 8
    • Breakfast from Day 2 to Day 9
    • All permits required
    • Services of an experienced guide and staff
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Lunch throughout the trip
    • Travel cost between your home city and Guwahati
    • Cost for a personal porter
    • Personal expenses like tips, soft drink charges, table drinks, laundry, cigarettes, telephone expenses, and liquor charges
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Cost for extra accommodations and meals in weather conditions or strikes, resulting in delay of flights or any other form of transport
    • Costs arising due to rescue, emergency evacuation or natural calamities
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Trekking shoes with ankle support (preferably waterproof)
    • Wind and waterproof jacket
    • Down jacket
    • Fleece jacket
    • Full sleeved shirt/t-shirt
    • Quick dry apparels
    • Trekking pants/shorts
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Transfers in a tempo traveller
    • Accommodation in tents, including in-tent amenities
      You need to get
    • Government issued ID card
    • Backpack (50-60 litres) with raincover
    • Day-pack with raincover
    • Antibacterial powder
    • 2x Water bottle (1 litre)
    • Trekking shoes with ankle support (preferably waterproof)
    • Lunch box and spoons/forks
    • Flashlight/headlamp with spare batteries
    • Sun-cap
    • Sunglasses (with UV protection)
    • Towel
    • Camera with extra batteries
    • Raincoat/poncho
    • Gaiters
    • Woollen cap
    • Balaclava/neck gaiters
    • Spare sandals to use at the campsite
    • Cotton/woollen socks
    • Woollen gloves
    • Synthetic waterproof gloves
    • Personal first aid kit including all the essential medicines
    • Personal utilities like sunscreen cream, hand sanitizer, moisturiser, antibacterial powder, toilet paper and wet wipes, toothpaste, lip balm, quick dry towel, etc.

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1 of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: Guwahati Airport to Orang Drive

    Overnight at Kanoka Village Resort or similar.

    Arrive at Guwahati Airport latest by 11:00 hours. You will go on a ride till Orang, where you will stay for the night at a resort in twin or triple sharing basis. You can have lunch on the way to Orang. Today's meal package included dinner only.

    Day 2 of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: Orang to Dirang Drive

    Overnight at Hotel Pemaling or similar.

    Continue the drive to Dirang, where you will be staying at a hotel in twin or triple sharing basis. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only.

    Day 3 of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: Lubrang to Nagagigi Trek

    Overnight in tents at Nagagigi.

    Trek from Lubrang to Nagagigi. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only. Please note that lunch is not included in your package throughout the trip. You will be staying in tents on twin or triple sharing basis.

    Day 4 of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: Nagagigi to Sangegigi Trek

    Overnight in tents at Sangegigi.

    Trek from Nagagigi to Sangegigi.Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only. You will be staying in tents on twin or triple sharing basis.

    Day 5 of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: Sangegigi Trek to Tsomjuk Trek

    Overnight in tents at Tsomjuk Lake campsite.

    Trek from Sangegigi to Tsomjuk Lake. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only. You will be staying in tents on twin or triple sharing basis.

    Day 6 of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: Tsomjuk to Dolung Trek

    Overnight in tents at Dolung.

    Trek from Tsomjuk Lake to Dolung. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only. You will be staying in tents on twin or triple sharing basis.

    Day 7 of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: Dolung to Bhangajyang Trek, and drive to Dirang

    Overnight at Hotel Pemaling or similar.

    Trek from Dolung to Bhangajyang Lakes and drive till Dirang. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only. You will be staying at a hotel in twin or triple sharing basis.

    Day 8 of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: Dirang to Guwahati drive

    Overnight at Baruah Bhavan or similar.

    Ride from Dirang to Guwahati. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only. You will be staying at a hotel in twin or triple sharing basis.

    Day 9 of Bhangajyang Lakes Trek: Drop-off to Guwahati Airport

    Your trips ends in the morning.

    Breakfast will be offered to you before you check-out of the hotel. Drop-off to Guwahati Airport will be provided by the operator.

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