The quaint town of Tawang, in Arunachal Pradesh, is a pristine and unspoilt tourist destination. Flanked by majestic snow-capped mountain ranges on the east and dotted with picturesque Buddhist monasteries, Tawang takes you on an adventure, which starts with reaching the town through zigzagging and winding mountain passes, including Sela, one of the highest motorable roads in the world. The colourful gompas and Buddhist prayer flags dot the landscape and invite visitors to experience a unique culture while being welcomed by the warm people of the town. While spectacular lakes and serene waterfalls provide a beautiful natural retreat, the bustling markets and an active adventure scene offer thrilling and delightful opportunities. You can also indulge in shopping to your heart’s content as the tribal communities craft unique handicrafts that incorporate centuries-old skill.
Tawang valley is popular as the land of the Monpas, a major ethnic group of Arunachal Pradesh. They have a glorious heritage of arts, crafts and handlooms. Their homes have furniture made of beautifully carved wood and the interior decor mirrors their traditional and cultural ethos, making a stay in this hamlet very pleasing to the senses. Add to this, the misty mountainous landscape, gorgeous walking trails and mesmerising views that this valley offers and Tawang becomes the perfect destination for travellers
Guwahati to Tawang Route- Guwhati → Tezpur → Dirang → Tawang → Bomdila → Guwahati
Tawang is an extremely adventurous and unique place to experience. Guwahati to Tawang Road Trip is an adventurous road trip which one must do in their life at least once. This road trip is made for those who love to explore and travel to amazing places.
01Night in Tezpur- Hotel KRC Palace / Wild Mahseer Or similar
01Night in Dirang- Dirang Boutique Cottage / Pemaling Lords in Dirang Or similar
02Nights in Tawang- Hotel Tawang Heights / YangZom Hotel Or similar
01Night in Dirang / Bomdila- Dirang Boutique Cottage / Pemaling Lords in Dirang Or similar
Early morning, board the Car and start your journey from Guwhati to tezpur which is approximately 185 Kms from Central Guwhati. Proceed to Tezpur.
En-route visit- Dolphin Watching on the Brahmaputra River (Weather Condition ).
Procced to tezpur and Check In your hotel. Later proceed to Tezpur sightseeing (If time allows us) Agnigarh where the immortal romance blossomed and stands testimony to the eternal time and Mahabhairab Temple. Having Dinner and Overnight at Tezapur.
Morning After breakfast at Hotel. Drive to Driang approximately 200 Kms, en-route cross Bhalukpong, a town on the Assam – Arunachal Pradesh border. After clear entry formalities (Inner Line Permit) at Bhalukpong gate drive up to Tipi orchid center -‘Orchid Paradise is famed to have the largest variety of orchids in India. . The Orchidarium at Tipi shelters 400 or more varieties of orchids. Then continue uphill drive passing by the beautiful eastern Himalayan landscape towards Dirang. Dirang is a beautiful high altitude valley habited by the Monpa tribe. At Dirang visit beautiful sangty valley – winter resident of the Black-necked Crane, Kalchakra Monastery, Dirang D’zong, and Kiwi garden and Check In your hotel. Having Dinner and Overnight at Dirang.
Morning After breakfast at Dirang drive to Tawang – The land of Monpa Tribes and a major center of Mahayana Buddhism. On the way to Tawang lies the world’s second-highest pass – the Sela pass (13700ft) snow-covered (full or partial) all through the year and has breathtaking mystic views. And along a lake called Paradise Lake. The Sela Pass is the main route to access Tawang town and is located 78 km before reaching Tawang. Later visit Jaswantgarh, a memorial to the brave soldier who alone tried to hold of approaching Chinese from the pass during the 1962 Indo-Chinese war. Upon arrival at Tawang, check in to hotel. The rest of the day is free for leisure. Having Dinner and Overnight at Tawang.
After breakfast at visit Tawang Monastery, The famous Galden Namgyal Lhatse, popularly known as Tawang Monastery was founded during the 17th century by Merak Lama Lodre Gyatso 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. The monastery has a three-storied assembly hall and 28 ft high golden statue of Lord Buddha. There is also a big library which has an impressive collection of ancient books and manuscripts. The famous Buddhist gold inscribed scriptures Kangyur and Tangyur are preserved here. Bhramadungchung ani gompa, Urgelling monastery – birthplace of 6th Dalai Lama and War Tawang War memorial and evening enjoy the shopping at local market of Tawang.
From Tawang a day visit to Madhuri Lake & Bum La Pass (China Border) is possible but it is subject to army permission. It can be arranged at an additional cost. Come back to the hotel & having Dinner and Overnight at Tawang.
The morning after breakfast you will take a return journey towards Bomdila (180km). While coming from Tawang will visit Narunang waterfall at Jang. Upon arrival at Bomdila visit Bomdila Monastery (also known as the Gentse Gaden Rabgyel Lling monastery) is a replica of the Tsona Gontse monastery at Tsona in the southern Tibet, set up by the 12th reincarnate of the Tsona Gontse Rinpoche. Check in to the hotel and Having Dinner and Overnight at
Morning after Breakfast at hotel. Proceed to Guwahati – Plain Road, check hotel.
Optional- If time allows visit Enjoy night Dinner at Brahmaputra Cruise (Timing 19:00 – 22:00) in beautiful Brahmaputra river. Cruise for 2 hours, enjoy live traditional Northeast cultural & folk dance performances and Live Music on the covered sundeck, and Overnight at Guwahati.
After breakfast check out from hotel visit Kamakhya Temple and with everlasting memories transfer to Guwahati After breakfast proceed to Guwahati Airport en-route visit Kamakhya Temple. Situated on top of the Nilachal Hill, Maa Kamakhya Temple is the most sacred among the tantrik shrines of Shakti worship in the world. Timings – 08:00 am to 13:00 pm a 15:00 pm to 17:00 pm. On-time transfer to Guwahati Airport for onward journey.
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