Tawang is a town situated at an elevation of approximately 3,048 metres (10,000 ft) in the northwestern part of Arunachal Pradesh in India. Tawang is a place with stunning natural beauty. The greenery, mountains, monasteries, prayer flags, and people make Tawang an extremely picturesque location. Situated 10000 feet high above Sea Level and surrounded by lakes, Tawang’s beauty reaches out to your eyes and moves towards your soul. The location of the land in itself is fascinating with Tibet to its northern side, Sela range of West Kameng to the east and Bhutan in the southwest direction. Breathtaking valleys, misty rivers and stunning waterfalls in this scenic district give you the ultimate experience. The inhabitants of Tawang, called Monpas, are found at lower altitude, where they enjoy cool temperate climate.
The bewildering beauty of these vast mountains, plateaus and the famous Sela pass at 13700 ft, photo enthusiasts keep coming back to satiate their thirst for the perfect shot. A trip to Tawang is like no other—it is said that Tawang changes the way people view travel. It is also a spiritual journey more than just another place to tick off your bucket list. With monasteries, passes and a humbling experience of interacting with locals. Far off the maddening crowd, Tawang is going to be a trip to remember.
Reaching There (Guwahati)
By Air: Guwahati has the nearest airport and also known as the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport located 20 km from the center of the city. Domestic flights to Guwahati are available from all major cities of the country.
By Train: Trains to Guwahati is available from almost all major railway stations in the country as Guwahati Junction is the main railway station in the city. Other railway stations in Guwahati are Kamakhya Junction, New Guwahati Junction and Azara Railway Station.
By Road: Travelling to Guwahati by road is interesting and fun when traveling with family or friends. One of the benefits of cruising to Guwahati by car is that it grants one the freedom to stop anytime and anywhere along the route. NH 31 and NH 37 are the highway roads that connect Guwahati with the major roadway network.