Bomdila is the headquarters of West Kameng district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. Bomdila is one of the 60 constituencies of the state of Arunachal Pradesh. This beautiful hillock of the north-eastern Indian state Arunchal Pradesh is bustling with natural beauty and snow covered mountain peaks. This township is situated at an elevation of 8000 feet under the West Kamang district. This is a secluded zone from other parts of India because of its position on a mountainous zone which can’t be accessible easily. This township is close to India-China border also. That makes this town a strategic position for both the nations.

Bomdila 190km, from Guwahati, is spread over a ridge. The town has a beautiful monastery and marks your entry into the region of Himalayan Buddhism.

The town boasts of a number of Buddhist manstries which are storehouse to the very culture, spirit and essence of the land. Bomdilla is a beautiful destination in Arunachal Pradesh and it flaunt its natural beauty to a great extend. From here one can see the brilliant lanscape and snow-clad himalayan mountain but for that the right season is important.

Unlike the other seven sisters of North East India, Arunachal Prades does not have have a local language. English is the official language in this region. People in Bomdila can speak both English and hindi fluently, a matter of great convenience for domestic and international tourists. 

Travel Tips

Take identity proof for all the members except children.

The Inner Line Permit is required for domestic travellers.

International travellers are requested to acquire Restricted Area Permit from Ministry of External affairs before entering in this state

Best season to visit this land is April to October.

Heavy woollen clothes with adequate warm accessories is a must during all the time.

Keep rainproof attire during monsoon season.

Avoid going to the unknown places without any trusted local guide.

Keep emergency medicines and a first aid kit along with you.

Make a dig to the delicacies available in this place.

One must purchase local handicrafts from local markets.

Avoid taking elderly people who are not fit for the long road journey.

Permits are available in New Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati and Tezpur.

When to visit

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sprinkles Cold
  • 32° Max
  • 19° Min
  • 6.0 mm
  • Light woollen
Things to do

The best thing to do in this small town is living like a local.

There are plenty trekking routes available for the trekkers.

Local cuisines, the lifestyle can be explored also.

Getting Around

This small hamlet can be explored easily by walking.

To go to the higher places one can hire taxis also.

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How to Reach

  • There are no airports directly connecting this town. The nearby airport is at Tezpur which is 160km away and is in neighbouring state Assam. There are flights of Indian airlines connecting this airport with other major metro cities of India. There are irregular fights available.
  • There are no rail station at Bomdila. The train service is up to rangapara and Tezpur which has railheads connecting with other major metro cities of India.
  • There are regular public bus services available from Tawang and Tezpur. Tourists can take ASTC buses from Guwahati,Jorhat,Itanagar also. There are rental cars available also.It will take 5 hours to reach Bomdila from Guwahati by car.Tawang to Bomdila distance is 237 km which can be covered within 5 hours by car.

Surrounding Attractions

Bomdila is famous for its apple orchards which is making this small hillock a land of apples.

Other than that, an Orchid Research and Development station, BuddistMonastry, trekking routes,

Craft centre and museum are attractions available in and around.Eaglenest Sanctuary is near to the place.

Emergency No.

Police: 100

Fire: 102

Ambulance: 103

General Hospital: 03782- 222200

Police Station: 03782- 222036