Bomdila Tourist Guide – A Gateway to Tawang India

Bomdila Tourist Guide – A Gateway to Tawang India - Destination Overview
  • Package Prices
    Starting From INR 8800/-(2 night 3 days)With Tawang,jorhat Full sight seeing
  • Location: Arunachal Pradesh,India -790001
  • Altitude: 2,217 m
  • Longitude: 92.4159° E
  • Latitude: 27.2645° N
  • Nearest Airport: Tezpur Airport
  • Nearest Train Station: Tezpur Railway Station
  • How to reach: By Air: Tezpur in Assam is the nearest airport at a distance of 180 km. Flights from Tezpur operate to Kolkata and Guwahati. Kolkata is well connected to most major domestic and international cities by air. Regular buses from Tezpur are available to reach Bomdila. Taxis are also available from Tezpur and Kolkata to reach Bomdila. By Rail: Tezpur is the nearest railhead close to Bomdila at a distance of 180 km. Buses and private taxis are available to reach Bomdila. By Road: Bomdila can be reached by road from different parts of North East India. ASTC Buses are available from Tezpur and Itanagar to reach Bomdila.
  • Season to Visit: The best time to visit Bomdila is between March and October

Bomdila Tourist Guide – Gateway to Tawang India

Bomdila Tourist Guide: Overview

Bomdila is a beautiful hill station located west Kameng district in Arunachal Pradesh which is situated at 3,500 meters in the Himalayas. This lofty paradise called Bomdila is snow clad for a major part of the year and makes a delightful destination to get away to in summer. Lush apple orchards that stretch far and wide surround Bomdila. The area will offer you a number of spots such as temples and wildlife sanctuaries. Both Buddhist and Hindu temples are to be found here. Some of the other places to be visited include a number apple orchards and The Eagle Nest Wildlife Sanctuary. The Buddhist monastery of Bomdila is the repository of culture and is among primary attractions of the area. Local site seeing to Dirang valley and the famous Sela Pass, Bomdila  like other towns in the area has a strong Buddhist and Tibetan influence. There are a fair number of gompas here and the town has quaint little eating-places where you can savour traditional Tibetan cuisine plus the all time favourites - momos and thukpas.

What is Unique in Bomdila and Why?

Bomdila is a small town famous for its cool climate, apple orchards, artistic people, snow-capped Himalayan peaks and Buddhist Gompas. The craft centers, ethnographic museum and emporium etc. One can also watch various snow clad mountain peaks from Bomdila including the Kangto and Gorichen Peaks which are the highest peak of the state.

Bomdila  Hotels

Standard Hotels: Dolma Cottage: TA Rank (4.0) – Certificate of Excellence

Deluxe Hotels: Lungta residency: TA Rank (4.0) – Certificate of Excellence

Luxury Hotels: The Eaglenest Residency: TA Rank (4.5) - Certificate of Excellence

Food to Eat in Bomdila

Bomdila is most visited destination of Arunachal Pradesh which offers you mouthwatering food to eat and enjoy new cuisines. Arunachal towns which can offer you countless options for food, across popular cuisines From Indian to Chinese to Tibetan and Continental cuisines.  One should try out the Momos, (dumplings filled with vegetables or boiled pork or meat) Thukpa (a soup made of vegetables, minced meat and noodles), Zan (a dish made of millets and had with vegetables or meat and fermented cheese) as well as relish Khura (a type of pancake) and Gyapa Khazi

Events and Festival in Bomdila

Losar and Khan: Festival is the two important festivals in Bomdila.

Losar:  is a New Year Festival for Monpas and is generally celebrated during end February or early March according to the Buddhist calendar. The celebrations last for approximately 8-15 days and the celebrations include cleaning homes to usher the New Year and discarding the old.

Khan: Festival is another special event in Bomdila. An occasion of reunion, the basic significance of this festival is tying of a piece of wool by the priest around everybody’s neck. The sacred thread of wool is believed to bring good luck everyone.

Helicopter service to Tawang

Helicopter are leased by Pawan Hans but operated by Arunachal Pradesh Tourism. They usually start around 5 or 6 in the morning and you can reach Tezpur in 13 hours. Fancy cars such as Scorpio will cost about Rs. 13000/- one way.

FAQ - What is where...?

What to buy and shop in "Bomdila"

Thangkas paintings, traditional masks, Tibetan carpets

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

Main Market in Bomdila

Where to buy & shop for clothes in "Bomdila"

Tibetan cloth Market

Where to have best food in "Bomdila"

Elegant Restaurant

Where to stay in "Bomdila"

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

Standard Hotels: Dolma Cottage: TA Rank (4.0) – Certificate of Excellence

Deluxe Hotels: Lungta residency: TA Rank (4.0) – Certificate of Excellence

Luxury Hotels: The Eaglenest Residency: TA Rank (4.5) - Certificate of Excellence

Where to drink in "Bomdila"

Kiranshree Portico

Best Bars in "Bomdila

 Orange Lounge

Where to eat fast food "Bomdila"

Sangam Restaurant

Where to eat Lunch & Dinner" Bomdila"

Greenwood Restaurant