Tawang has become one of the popular hideout for the seclusion loving tourists in recent times. This 10,000 feet altitude hillock is full of natural belongings which is attracting the sense of all. Monpa people are dominating this township from the ancient times. This far north-eastern site is part of Indian state Arunachal Pradesh under the district West Kamang.Tawang monastery is one of the famous spot of the place where all the tourists come in attraction of it strong Buddhist cultural activity.

Travel Tips

  • Take identity proof for all the members except children.
  • 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.
  • Do not litter the place by depositing plastic and any garbage.
  • Respect the local people and their language.
  • Avoid going to the places without any trusted 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 Very Cold
  • 19° Max
  • Min
  • 0.5 mm
  • Heavy woollen
Things to do

The best thing to do during the visit is nature walk around the region. Those who are interested to know the cultures and languages of local people can take a course from any friendly people. Local cuisines and local wine should be a must try for those who desires to add an experience about this place.

Getting Around

Walking is the best way to explore the region in an intrigued way.

Places to Stay

How to Reach

  • There are no airports directly connecting this town. The nearby airport is at Tezpur, Salonibari airport which is 319km 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 Tawang. Train service is up to Rangapara and Tezpur which has railheads connecting with other major cities of Assam. Assam is completely connected with other parts of India on daily basis.
  • There are regular public bus services available from Tawang and Tezpur. Tourists can take ASTC buses from Itanagarand Tawangalso. There are rental cars available from Guwahati to take tourists at the destination also.

Surrounding Attractions

The Tawang Valley is known for its largest Buddhist monastery outside Lhasa, Tibet. Tawang Monastery is one of the holy place for this religion followers because sixth Dalai Lama was born in this place. Neatly crafted villages of Monpa people are true delight. Their beliefs, culture and food style is completely unique and different than other parts of the country. There are lakes named PankangTeng Tso, Sangetser Lake, Banggachang Lake. Other parts of the state can be visited from this township also.

Important Numbers

  • Police: 100
  • Fire: 102
  • Ambulance: 103
  • Police Station: 03794- 222235