Tawang - Tourist Places of Arunachal Pradesh

About Tawang

Tawang is a town situated at an elevation of approximately 10,000 ft in the north western part of Arunachal Pradesh in India. Tawang is both historically and naturally endowed. It is located at a distance of 183 Kms from Bomdila. Breathtaking valleys, misty rivers and stunning waterfalls in this scenic district give you the ultimate experience. The second largest monastery in Asia and the largest in India is the Tawang Monastery.

How to reach

By Road: Bomdila is the nearest bus stand to this destination. 
By Train: Rangapara is the nearest railway station to this destination. 
By Air: Tezpur Airport is the nearest aerodrome to this place. The nearest International Airport from Tawang is Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati.

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  • When to visit
  • April to October is the preferable time to visit this destination.

  • What to Eat
  • Dishes like Thupka, Paratha, Ashum Thukpa, Zan etc are popular here.

  • Attractions
  • - There are many treks done in and nearby Tawang. There are trek trails along Namet Village and many more.
    - Tawang Monastery: It is the native place of 6th Dalai Lama and is also a hometown for more than 500 lamas.
    - Jang falls: Jang falls, also known as Nuranang Falls, is a gorgeous fall which is situated in the Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh.
    - Torgya Festival: A monastic festival usually celebrated in January every year. Monastic masked dances are performed in Cham-lang, courtyard of the Tawang Monastery.

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