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The mystical valley of the Monpas

About Sangti

Sangti Valley is a picturesque valley in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in northeastern India. It is situated at 7,000 feet above sea level and is surrounded by the mighty Himalayas. The valley is known for its breathtaking natural beauty, lush green forests, and crystal-clear rivers. One common folklore associated with the name of Sangti is that this valley emerged after the sea level went down. Sangti is home to the Monpa tribe, a type of Buddhist nomadic tribe indigenous to this area. Sangti is also well known for being seasonal hosts to the migratory and endangered Black-necked crane.

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The Monpas

Monpas is one of the major tribes of the West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh. The Monpa are believed to be the only nomadic tribe in Northeast India – they are totally dependent on animals like sheep, cows, yak, goats, and horses. The Monpas are skilled in agriculture, weaving, and handicrafts, and their products are renowned for their intricate designs and high quality. They are known for their hospitality and warmth.

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curated trails

Explore the curated trails in Sangti Valley, each offering a unique experience. Take a leisurely stroll through Sangti village, engaging with its amiable residents, exploring warm stone houses, and wandering through vibrant kitchen gardens. For a deeper immersion, venture on a village-to-village trail to discover the ancient facets of the region, delving into the authentic Monpa way of life. For those seeking a more adventurous experience, explore longer and rugged treks leading to the dwellings of Brokpa, nomadic yak herders, offering a glimpse into their unique lifestyle.


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Join our local storytellers on a journey through time and space, as they share captivating tales of origin passed down through generations. These stories offer a window into the Monpa way of life, their beliefs, and their connection to nature. Experience the hidden meanings and moral lessons woven into each story, and gain a deeper understanding of the tribe's rich cultural heritage.


slowing down

The serene expanse of Sangti Valley offers a unique opportunity to experience the art of slowing down time. Whether you choose to linger by the crystal-clear rivers or bask in the gentle breezes of the pine forests, Sangti invites you to immerse yourself, providing a tranquil sanctuary for reflection and healing. Rediscover your inner self amidst the peaceful embrace of this valley.


stay in sangti

Every household in the mountains reserves a space for guests. The rooms are usually wooden, keeping you warm and cozy in the cold.


A kitchen is an important place in the mountains. This is where stories are exchanged over a fire or during the preparation of food.




Sangti River Camp, operated by Sange and his family, stands out as the epitome of tranquility along the Sangti River. Nestled in serene surroundings, it distinguishes itself as the most humble and peaceful camp in the area, positioned right by the river's edge. This haven is perfect for immersing yourself in the sheer serenity and unspoiled beauty of the Sangti River, allowing you to appreciate the vastness of the space that surrounds.The food is like home-cooked goodness, especially their traditional dishes with local cheese. It's a must-try!


how to reach

To reach Sangti, the nearest town is Dirang, situated about 8 km away. If traveling from Guwahati, catch a shared sumo for Rs 1000 per person departing at 6:30 a.m., providing a scenic 9-10 hour journey with well-maintained roads. Upon reaching Dirang, hire a reserved car for approximately Rs 500 to reach Sangti. Alternatively, take a night bus from Guwahati to Bomdilla and then a shared taxi to Dirang. As part of our package, private vehicles can be arranged upon request, ensuring a variety of transportation options for a convenient and enjoyable journey to Sangti.

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