Tawang

BUDDHISM IN ALL ITS SPLENDOUR

TAWANG

Tawang is both historically and naturally endowed. It is located at a distance of 185 km from Bomdila and is situated at an altitude of 3025 m above sea level. The natural beauty and solitude of Gudpi and Chong-Chugmi ranges, Tawang Chu River and Tawang Valley are very mesmerising. There aremany beautiful glacial lakes in and around Tawang with crystal blue waters such as Sela Lake, P.T.Tso Lake, Sangetser Lake, Banggachang Lake and many more. These remain frozen in winters while in summers they become a haven for migratory birds.

The inhabitants of the districts are all of Monpa tribes. There are two major religious festivals of the Monpas, Losar and Torgya. Both festivals are celebrated annually. Losaris celebrated for the commencement of the New Year. Every third year of Torgya, the festival of Dungyur is celebrated. Both Dungyur and Torgya festivals are celebrated at the premises of the Tawang Monastery with traditional gaiety and enthusiasm.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS

Gorgeous vistas, beautiful mountain yaks and warm Monpas tribals make up for the best vacation time in Tawang. Area of the district is approximately 2085 sq. km. bordered by Tibet in the North, Bhutan in the South-west and the Sela ranges separate the West KamengDistrict in the East. It is a haven for migratory birds and a treat for photography lovers.  

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HOW TO GET HERE?

AIR

The nearest Domestic Airport is Salonibari Airport, Tezpur at a distance of approx. 300 kms

RAIL

The nearest Railway Station is Tezpur Railway Station which is connected to the all major cities of Arunachal Pradesh

ROAD

Tawang is connected by road to other major cities in North -east

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