the monpa’s heritage
West Kameng, Arunachal Pradesh
Located at 5200 ft and built using traditional Monpa tribal architectural techniques with stone and wood, the property offers all modern comforts. This property is a rare first in the area that displays authentic Arunachali architecture along with the strong cultural elements of the Monpa tribe. The Monpa are famous for their wood carving, Thangka painting, carpet making and weaving. The Lohit river flows right across the property and it also comes with an organic farm where the hosts grows fruit like plums, kiwi, oranges, etc. The host is also actively involved in community activities from organising renovation work to repair and paint local schools to servicing the elderly in their twilight years. The setting is idyllic and one arrives by walking over a bridge strewn with prayer flags. It is an ideal spot for those wishing to break their long journey to and from Tawang.
There are 4 cottages with 2 double rooms in each cottage. There’s a provision for a single extra bed in each room. The cottages come with attached baths and for the winter months, rooms will be equipped with heaters. There’s a private sitting area outside to sip coffee or tea with the most incredible views. The property is functional all year.
The organic farm within the property provides seasonal vegetables and fruits all year round. One can expect fresh, home cooked traditional Arunachali meals.
The property offers a calm and peaceful space for nature enthusiasts, couples, families, and small groups etc.
Located 2 hours before the historical town of Tawang. Accurate details will be shared at the time of confirmation.
things to do
There are culinary classes held for those who want to learn authentic Arunachali cuisine, village walks, angling in the river, trekking, cycling. One can enjoy observing local traditional Monpa culture through their art and crafts like weaving, carpet making, wood carvings, etc.
Starting at Rs. 2,000 for singles and Rs. 2750 for doubles.
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