Tawang Tourism

Located to the east of Bhutan, Tawang is a small town situated within the state of Arunachal Pradesh, India. Historically, Tawang was a part of Tibet, serving as the home to the Monpa people, a major ethnic group of Arunachal Pradesh.

An extremely charming and scenic tourist location, Tawang is also a place of high significance for Buddhist monks. It is a region that has been deeply influenced by Buddhist culture. In fact, the town has become nirvana for those wishing to visit monasteries, the Tawang monastery being the prime example amongst them. The town is also massively popular owing to its status as the birthplace of the sixth Dalai Lama, Tsangyang Gyatso.

Tawang is a place that will completely spellbind you with its natural beauty and a rudimentary sense of spirituality. The Orchid Research Sanctuary located at Tipi is one of the most magnetizing places present on the earth.

Situated at an elevation of 3048 mts, Tawang is located at one of the most elevated locations. Due to this aspect, the town receives snowfall every year in the months of December and January. This phenomenon becomes more enjoyable as visitors journey aboard a ski lift, present within the town.

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Travel Guide Sela Pass Tawang
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Sela Pass

The Sela Pass is one of the most visited places in the northern State of Arunachal Pradesh and considered to be heaven on earth, during the winter is entirely covered with snow. The Sela Pass location is about 13000 ft height from sea level.

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Travel Guide Tawang Monastery Arunachal Pradesh
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Tawang Monastery

The Tawang Monastery is the Largest & second oldest Monastery and one of the major tourist attractions in the Tawang of Arunachal Pradesh. The Tawang Monastery popularly known as the Golden Namgyal Lhatse.

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Travel Guide Jaswant Garh Memorial Tawan
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Jaswant Garh Memorial

Jaswant Garh will always be cherished by Indian armed forces and people of India as it was here that three brave soldiers of Indian army (Jaswant Singh Rawat, Trilok Singh Negi and Gopal Singh Gosain) displayed the best any army can offer anywhere in the world and a handful of In....

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Travel Guide Tawang War Memorial Arunachal Pradesh
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Tawang War Memorial

The Tawang War memorial was built to commemorate the valiant struggle of the brave Indian soldiers during the Indo-China War in 1962. The structure has the names of 2,420 dead soldiers, engraved in gold on around 32 black granite stones.

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Travel Guide Bum La Pass Tawang
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Bum La Pass

What makes the eastern frontier state of India famous? The answer is a great many number of Himalayan Mountain passes present in the border Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. Out of these one of the famous is the noteworthy Bum La Pass.

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Travel Guide Jung Waterfalls
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Jung Waterfalls

Jung Waterfalls popularly known as Nuranang Falls or the Bong Bong Fall, it is a majestic waterfall located in a very scenic place of Arunachal Pradesh.

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Travel Guide Sangestar Tso Lake
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Sangestar Tso Lake

Sangestar Tso Lake or Madhuri Lake in Tawang is a 'must-visit place' while you are in Arunachal Pradesh. The Lake formed as a result of an earthquake, dead tree trunks still standing upright in the lake give it a amazing beauty.

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