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Tawang Tourist Guide – Asia’s second largest monastery in India

Tawang Tourist Guide – Asia’s second largest monastery in India

Tawang Tourist Guide – Asia’s second largest monastery in India
  • Package Prices
    Starting From INR 8800/-(2 night 3 days)With Majuli,,jorhat Full sight seeing
  • Location: Arunachal Pradesh,India -790104
  • Altitude: 2,669 m
  • Longitude: 91.8757° E
  • Latitude: 27.5781° N
  • Nearest Airport: Tezpur Airport
  • Nearest Train Station: Tezpur Railway Station
  • How to reach: By Air: Tezpur Airport, located 143 km away, is the nearest airport. It is connected by flights to Kolkata and Guwahati. Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, 170 km away at Guwahati is the nearest international airport. Taxis are available from the airport. By Helicopter: Pawan Hans operates helicopter services daily from Guwahati airport except Sunday. It costs around Rs 4000 for adults and Rs 2500 for children one way. By Rail: Tezpur is the major rail head closest to Tawang. Buses and private taxis are available to reach Tawang. By Bus: Buses and Taxi ply regularly between Tezpur (Assam) and Bomdila, and Tawang. It takes about 12 hours to reach Tawang from Tezpur. In addition to private taxis, shared taxis are also available. The journey to Tawang by road is an arduous one. A major part of the road is loose tarmac and gravel giving way to mud in many places. However, it is a scenic journey and makes up for the strain one has to endure.
  • Season to Visit: The best time to visit Assam would be November to May when cool winds from the Himalayan foothills temper the heat and humidity

Tawang Tourist Guide – Asia’s second largest monastery in India

 

Tawang Tourist Guid: Overview

Tawang is a mountain town in Asia which is considers being part of the state of Arunachal Pradesh. It is located at a distance of 183 Kms from Bomdila and is situated at an altitude of 3500 meters above sea level.  

It is one of the very beautiful cities to visit and is resplendent with breathtaking sceneries and serene spots. The natural beauty and solitude of Gudpi and Chong-Chugmi ranges, Tawang chu River and Tawang valley are very mesmerizing. Tawang Monastery which is an important seat of Mahayana Buddhism is located here. This world famous monastery of the Gelukpa was founded during the 17th century by Mera Lama Lodre Gyaltso who is considered as a contemporary of the 5th Dalai Lama. It is Asia’s second largest monastery and India’s largest which controls 17 Gompas in the region.

 

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What is Unique in Tawang

Tawang is famous for being the birth place of the sixth Dalai Lama, Nagwang Lobsang Gyatso and is home to the largest Buddhist Monastery in India. It is also known as important pilgrimage destination for Tibetan Buddhists.

 

 

 

Hotels in Tawang

Standard Hotel: Hotel Dolma: TA Rank (3.0) - Certificate of Excellence

Deluxe Hotel: Hotel Dolma Chhinkar: TA Rank (4.0) - Certificate of Excellence

 

Food to Eat in Tawang

The cuisine here is a blend of traditional North-Eastern food. TParatha-Sabzi, Zan, local versions of a pancake as well as a rich Biryani called Gyapa Khazi. Other than these, don't miss the staple Momos and Thukpaawang's food is found on its street, giving birth to a vibrant street food culture. You can book one of the hotels in Tawang that have an in-house restaurant so you can gorge on the authentic cuisine made by locals.

 

FAQ - What is where...?

What to buy and shop in "Tawang"

Shawls, Chadors

 

Where to buy & shop for souvenirs tourist items in "Tawang"

Nehru Market Tawang

 

Where to buy & shop for clothes in "Tawang"

Old Market

 

Where to have best food in "Tawang"

Orange Bar and Restaurant

 

Where to stay in "Tawang"

Tawang offers good and comfort stay facility, we suggested all three category of hotels which you like to stay

Standard Hotel: Hotel Dolma: TA Rank (3.0) - Certificate of Excellence

Deluxe Hotel: Hotel Dolma Chhinkar: TA Rank (4.0) - Certificate of Excellence

 

Where to drink in "Tawang"

Orange Bar and Restaurant

 

Where to eat fast food "Tawang"

Tawang Market

 

Where to eat Lunch & Dinner" Tawang"

Dragon Restaurant

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