Tawang Tour

Tawang increases the beauty of Arunachal Pradesh means this place is the most beautiful place of East India of Arunachal Pradesh which is at a height of over 10,000 ft, is world-renowned for its 400-year-old Buddhist Monastery, one of the biggest in India. Twang is the crown of Buddhism of Arunachal Pradesh and it is the largest monastery of India and second largest of Asia. The Tawang Monastery, also known as the 'Galden Namgyal Lhatse', is beautifully situated on a spur about 2 km from the heart of the town. The sixth Dalai Lama was born here. The mountains, lakes, temples etc attract the tourist.
  • Places
  • General Information
  • How to Reach
  • Itinerary

Places to see

  • Taktsang Monastery
  • Tawang Memoria
  • Twang Gompa
  • Parkhang Hall
  • Urgelling Monastery
  • Rigyalling Monastery
  • Parsuram Kund

General Information

Best time to visit: June to October

Culture: Here lots of festivals are to be celebrated all around the season. Losar and Torgya are the famous festivals of celebrated by Twang which not only mark important days for the Buddhists, but at the same time let the people of the area to assemble and celebrate their culture and tradition.

Food: Momos, Thukpa, Sael Roti, Gundruk, Chang beer.

Highlights: Toy Train, Trekking, Mountain Climbing.

Top Hotels: Buddha Hotel, Siddarth Hotel, Nefa Hotel, Gofichen Hotel, Hotel Gakyi Khang Zhang.

Shopping: Handicrafts, Guitar.

Climate: In winter season there is a heavy snowfall. You can visit in summer.

How to Reach

By Air: Tezpur airport is the nearest airport to Twang which is directly connected to Kolkata.

By Train: The nearest convenient railhead is at Guwahati(555km), which is connected to the cities like Delhi and Mumbai by Rajdhani Express and other trains.

By Road: Tawang can be reached by a state transport or private bus, or a jeep taken from either Bomdila(185 km), Tezpur(365 km) or Guwahati(555 km) via Sila Pass.

Itinerary

Duration: 7 Days/6 Nights

Places to visit: Delhi - Guwahati - Tezpur - Bomdila - Twang - Bomdila - Guwahati - Delhi

Day 1: (Delhi Arrival)

On the arrival at the Delhi IGI airport you will reach Delhi and will be accompanied to the hotel that has been booked in advance. After reaching hotel you can go sightseeing tour in Delhi like go for historical places, shopping in Chandi Chowk etc. After enjoying the day you will return back the hotel for the overnight stay and dinner.

Day 2: (Delhi - Guwahati)

After having breakfast you will go to Guwahati by air from Delhi. You will check into the hotel Guwahati. You can see the Kamakhya Temple and Umananda Temple which is situated on peacock Island in Bharatpur River. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 3: (Guwahati - Tezpur - Bomdila)

Early in the morning you will go for Tezpur. The ancient town along the banks of River Brahmaputra Tezpur has many sightseeing options including the Mahabhairab Temple, Da-Parbatia Gate, Cole park that has huge ornamental stone pillars, Usha Kareng, Maha Bhairavi temple etc. Our half day excursion will include visiting all these important sites in Tezpur. Overnight stay will beat the hotel.

Day 4: (Bomdila - Twang)

Early morning we shall proceed to Arunachal Pradesh, reach Bomdila, a site famous for brilliant landscape, and snow covered mountains stemming out from the Himalayan Range. Bomdila is also renowned for some magnificent Buddhist monasteries and Gompas that one cannot afford to miss.

Day 5: (Twang)

Today we shall proceed towards 'East Himalayan Paradise'- Tawang. This beautiful place is an important Buddhist centre, and also home the Twang Monastery. The library here contains rare handwritten and block printed Buddhist manuscripts of immense religious value. The most prominent attraction is the gold plated statue of Lord Buddha.

Day 6: (Twang - Bomdila - Guwahati)
In the morning you will be driven to Bomdila. Then you will go to Guwahati. Check in to the hotel, evening free for leisure activities, overnight shall be spent at the hotel.

Day 7: (Guwahati - Delhi)

Last day you will check out from the Guwahati and go to Delhi.
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