Tawang Gompa Tourism and Travel Guide

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The museum, gompa and the school are the few things to visit at the monastery, besides the sweet interactions with the lamas, specially the kids are fun to speak and to listen to their lovely stories....

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The day we visited the Gompa, it was raining heavily, so I could not explore the area much....

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State Highway Arunachal, Arunachal, Tawang
Finally to the adrenaline part of this trip. The sela pass is teh second highest motorable pass in the world. Time for s...
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Its a China border from where you see the Chinese highway and the peaks. Go for the drive if not for anything else....
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About Tawang Gompa

Though the journey was tough, the views coupled with the adventures of encountering live landslides and the fear of the sumo falling off into the river below, helped me reinvigorate my insatiable hunger of getting up early in the morning as fresh as a freshwater dolphin and strolling around in content and happiness. I strolled up to the Tawang Monastery which is considered to be the largest monastery in India and also the largest vihara with more than 60 residential buildings. I managed to reach just in time for the morning prayers with all the lamas and the monks reciting prayers. I then made friends with the little lamas and enjoyed a day full of gully cricket, talks of IPL teams and lunch alongside them. The small alleys filled with the little lamas, criss-crossing the residences, foster warmth even when the sun refuses to shine.The Tawang MonasteryThe old structure on the left and the new temple on the rightI also visited the Ani Gompa. It’s a monastery that houses female lamas. Tugged on to the corner of a mountain opposite to the Tawang Monastery, it takes about 3.5 hours to reach. You have to depend on your legs to get you up there.Ani Gompa, nestled in the mountain

Best Time To Visit Tawang Gompa

Best time to visit Tawang Gompa is from March to April and from June to October

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