(12000 Ft Above Sea Level)

Arunachal Pradesh | India
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Tawang is categorised as Pilgrimage

Tawang Monastery (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 March 2012)
Winter Views from Tawang (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 March 2012)
Winter Views from Tawang (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 March 2012)
Traditional Dance Form (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 March 2012)

Reasons to Visit
  • Situated at 3048 meters above sea level and is one of the most remote and beautiful areas of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Tawang is home to the world famous “Tawang Ganden Namgyal Lhatse”, popularly known as Tawang monastery.
  • The area is surrounded with countless number of Orchid, lakes, waterfalls and hot springs.
Know It
  • To go to Tawang, Inner Line Permit is needed. Foreigners need to apply for special permit
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Tezpur (323 kms)

Tawang has 0 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

3 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Tawang

Short Break (4-6 nights)1
Holiday (7 or more)2

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List of Holidays for Tawang

Short Break

  • Arunachal Break (6 Nights)


  • Best of Arunachal with Kaziranga (8 Nights)
  • Best of Arunachal with Kaziranga and Shillong (10 Nights)

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4 Travel Ideas listed for Tawang. Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Tawang Experience
  • Tawang Monastery Pilgrimage

Festivals linked to Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh)

  • Sangken Festival
  • Torgya Festival in Tawang

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    Tawang Monastery (10000 ft asl - 17th Century) is one of the largest monasteries of Mahayana sect in Asia and the largest in India. It is said to be one of the biggest Buddhist monasteries in the world outside of Lhasa with about 450 monks studying there at any given time. There is also a Center for Buddhist Cultural Studies where young monks are taught arithmetic, English and Hindi as well as their traditional monastic education. The present Gyalsey Rinpochey lives and teaches at Tawang. Tawang is one of the remotest areas of India and a road Journey to Tawang is nothing short of an experience.
    Buddhist Monastery, High Altitude Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism

Destinations within reach from Tawang

  • Dirang ( 145 Km )

    Dirang is a getaway in West Kameng district with apple orchards and sheep breeding farms. Its a more

  • Bomdila ( 171 Km )

    Bomdila is lies enroute to Tawang and guests stay here for a night before moving onwards to more

  • Tezpur ( 323 Km )

    Tezpur is just 180 km from Guwahati, the commercial capital of Assam. Tezpur is base point to more

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Getting There

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Nearest Airport in Tawang
  • Tezpur Airport ( TEZ ) , Tezpur-323 Kms
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