West Kameng Tourism & Travel Guide

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Important Information Before Journey: Indian Rail ticket booking : Indian railway ticket counter or for online booking log into www.irctc.co.in Train details which I opted : 13113-Hazarduari Express - KOAA-MBB- 06.50-10.42 (Train No-Train Name-Source station code-Destination station code-Dep....

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Top Places To Visit in West Kameng 18 Spots

Sela Lake, 790105
At 13,700 ft, this is one of the world's highest motorable passes with a crystal blue water natural lake. The snow covered landscape gives a surreal experience.
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West Kameng District, Bomdila
Bomdila Monastery, Bomdila: The Bomdila Gompa or monastery is one of the most prominent centres of the Lamaistic faith of Mahayana Buddhism. A replica of the Tsona Gontse monastery at Tsona in the southern Tibet, the Bomdila monastery(also known as the Gentse Gaden Rabgyel Lling monastery) was set up by the twelfth reincarnate of the Tsona Gontse Rinpoche. The reincarnate who was born in Morshing, west Kameng, had established this monastery in the year 1965 before his death in 1966. However, the Rinpoche, the thirteenth reincarnation, Tsona Gontse Rinpoche renovated and enlarged the monastery by including a huge main prayer hall, which was further blessed by His Highness the 14th Holi Dalai Lama in 1997.The main festivals being celebrated in Bomdila Monastery are Losar and Saka Dawa. Losar is celebrated to mark the beginning of the New Year according to the Monapa calendar. This festival goes on for 15 days, in which prayers are offered along with hoisting of the prayer flags. Saka Dawa is held on the fourth month of the lunar calendar, marks the day of the Buddha's enlightenment.Bomdila is accessible by road from Tezpur situated 160 km away.
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