Travel Destination in North East India | Tawang | Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh is surrounded by Bhutan to the west, Myanmar to the East, China to the North and North-East and the plains of Assam to the South. Arunachal Pradesh is known to be one of the most fabulous, multilingual tribal areas of the world. Arunachal is the largest state in the North-Eastern region. The entire state had remained isolated since 1873 when the British stopped free movement. After 1947, Arunachal became part of the North East Frontier Agency.

Tour and Travel Destination of India

 Arunachal Pradesh | Tawang | Hillstation India
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Arunachal Pradesh is core of Buddhist learning and is particularly well-known for its 400 year old monastery named as Tawang Monastery. The name Tawang was derived from this monastery.The name Tawang was given by Mera Lama in the 17th century. Before the establishment of this monastery, Tawang was a center of Tantric religion. Apart from its religious importance, Tawang is famous for its natural beauty, snow covered mountains catch d eyes of travelers.

Best Time to Visit Tawang

  April to October of every Year is consider the best time to Travel.

How to Reach Tawang

By Air: The nearest airport is at Tezpur about 345 km from Tawang. From here you can easily get a bus.

By Rail: Bhalukpong (285 km) and Rangapara (Assam) are is the nearest railhead from Tawang.

By Road: Buses and Taxis are available from Tezpur and  Bomdilla to Tawang  takes 10 hrs. It is connected by road with other towns in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam via Bomdila.

IMORTANT:  Indian tourists visiting Arunachal Pradesh require an Inner Line Permit, which takes near about three weeks to be issued.  Foreign tourists interested to visit Tawang must obtain Restricted Area permit from Commissioner (Home), Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh. 

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