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  • Trip introduction

    Hike unexplored trails in the Namdapha National Park, spot a range of rare birds and animals, taste the aromatic tea of Assam, visit the bird sanctuary of the Dibru Saikhowa National Park, trek alongside the Namdapha River on a rocky bed, visit the ethnic Lisu natives at the Embeong village, go camping in the midst of a rainforest and sleep in tents listening to the beating heart of nature.

    On this 10-day Namdapha trek, you'll spot rare, avian beauties like the snowy-throated babbler, the rusty-bellied shortwing and see the native wildlife like red pandas and hoolock gibbons. You'll have one thrilling adventure after another, as you visit deep corners of a rainforest, so dense and so overgrown that it'll remind you of the tropical rainforests of the Amazon.

    Destination

    The Namdapha National Park, in the north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, is a lesser-known, non-commercial destination for a trek. The national park is dissected by several water bodies like the Noa Dihing River and the Namdapha River, giving rise to a thick and sprawling rainforest.

    Apart from hundreds of species of birds like hornbills and woodpeckers, local wildlife like deer and elephants, tiny insects like butterflies and moths, the rainforest has also reported several sightings of leopards and tigers. With gigantic, moss-laden trees and overgrown shrubs covering acres and acres of land, the muddy trails in the remote national park are entirely cut off from civilization. The mountain range of Mt. Dapha Bum, with snow-covered peaks rising in the distance, offer enticing views from specific vantage points along the trails.

    Destination highlights

    Explore trails and routes in the Namdapha National Park. | Spot a range of several exotic birds, animals and insects. | Spend your nights in tents pitched in the rainforest. | Visit the biosphere of the Dibru Saikhowa National Park. | Trek to the Embeong village, settled by ethnic Lisu natives. | Explore a rich, ecologically diverse terrain on the Namdapha trek.

    Activity Details

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    8700

    38 kms

    29 hrs

    6 kms

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Namdapha trek: Dibrugarh to Tinsukia

    Arrive at the Dibrugarh airport. Here, a representative of the tour operator will meet you and escort you to the town of Tinsukia in a non-AC, private vehicle. The 1-hr drive will take you past open fields and green meadows. Check-in to the hotel in Tinsukia and spend the evening at leisure. You can visit the local marketplace to shop for any last minute essentials or visit local places of attraction. Overnight in a hotel at Tinsukia.

    Overnight in a hotel at Tinsukia.

    Arrive at the Dibrugarh airport and travel to Tinsukia in a non-AC, private vehicle. You'll be accommodated in a hotel in Tinsukia. In the evening, you can visit the local marketplace and explore the town. Today's meal package includes lunch and dinner only. You can have breakfast at the airport or en route to Tinsukia at your own expense.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Dibrugarh

    Tinsukia

    10:00 AM

    Food

    Lunch | Dinner

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    Day 2 of the Namdapha trek: Tinsukia to Miao
    Day 3 of the Namdapha trek: Miao to Hornbill Camp
    Day 4 of the Namdapha trek: Hornbill Camp to Ranijheel
    Day 5 of the Namdapha trek: Ranijheel to Firmbase
    Day 6 of the Namdapha trek: Firmbase to Embeong
    Day 7 of the Namdapha trek: Embeong to Baloo Khat
    Day 8 of the Namdapha trek: Baloo Khat to Miao
    Day 9 of the Namdapha trek: Miao to Tinsukia
    Day 10 of the Namdapha trek: Tinsukia to Dibrugarh
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 45 days prior to departure of the Namdapha trek: 100% refund, minus a cancellation charge of INR 5,000 per person.

    For cancellations made 45-30 days prior to departure of the Namdapha trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 30 days prior to departure of the Namdapha trek: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

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

    Rules on trip

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the Namdapha trek.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the trek leader during the Namdapha trek.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers are required to bring their own sleeping bag for use during overnight stay in tents.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the Namdapha trek to maximize the safety of travellers as well as staff. Travellers will be required 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, accident or loss of life during the Namdapha trek.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements from Dibrugarh-Dibrugarh in non-AC, private vehicle

    • Accommodation in hotels/tents for nine nights on twin-sharing basis
    • All equipment required for camping: tents, common kitchen/dining and washroom tents
    • All meals from lunch on day 1 to breakfast on day 10
    • Services of experienced trek leader and support crew
    • Services of porters/mules to carry personal luggage up to 15 kgs
    • All government permits and entry fees
    • Technical and safety gear required for the trek, if any
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between home city and Dibrugarh

    • Upgrade accommodation in hotels and tents to single-occupancy (pay additional INR 14,170 per person)
    • Forced accommodation in single-occupancy due to lack of participants (pay additional INR 6,820 per person)
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as alcohol or beverages etc.
    • Adventure travel insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Full-sleeved t-shirts/shirts
    • Full-length track pants
    • Trekking footwear
    • Sweater or jacket
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Hard luggage such as suitcases, trolley bags etc.

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Non-AC vehicle for transport, as per the itinerary
    • All equipment required for camping: tents, kitchen/dining tent, washroom tent
    • Technical and safety gear required for the trek, if any

    You need to get

    • Rucksack (with rain cover)
    • Sleeping bag
    • ID card
    • Water bottle
    • Toilet paper
    • Trekking poles and knee cap (optional)
    • Torch (extra batteries)
    • Sunscreen lotion and lip balm
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)
    • Insect repellent
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.