Tawang culture has clear imprint of Tibetans and the Buddhist way of life. Tawang has number of monastery which is also known as Gompas. TThe natives celebrate three main festivals namely, Torgya, Lossar and Choekhor harvest. The Monpas dance pan and are pantomime dances and celebrate the festivals with gaiety. The place is dependent on tourism and their occupation is basically shifting and permanent cultivation. The staple food of Tawang is Zan, a flat bread served with meat or vegetables.
How to Reach
1. Airport: The nearest airport to reach Tawang is Salonibari Airport in Tezpur, Assam, located at a distance of 317 km from Tawang.
2. Road/Train: Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati is located 480 km from Tawang and is connected to all the major cities in India.
Popular place in Tawang
1. Dolma Lhakang Lumla Tawang: Lumla Dolma Lhakhang:-A huge statue of Jetsun Dolma (TARA DEVI)with prayer hall underneath. It is located at Lumla about 45 Kms from Tawang on way to Gorzam Chorten stupa.