This frosted valley nestled in the arms of Arunachal Pradesh is one of the best kept secrets of seasoned travellers. The valley is a haven for adventure seekers and for those who are looking for something out of the ordinary. Tawang, though laden with snow, manages to warm your heart. Its quaint villages and amicable locals will always make you feel like you belong there. Whether it is climbing the Gorichen Peak or merely standing and marvelling at the sight of the Nuranang Falls, Tawang is that wild mix of adventure and nature that all June vacations should be made of.
Ideal for: Solo travellers and couples looking to escape the monotony of daily life
Things to do in Tawang: Learn about the arts and crafts of Monpa people at Craft centre of Tawang; pay your respects to the martyrs of the 1962 Indo-China war at Tawang War Memorial and visit the largest monastery in India, Galden Namgey Lhatse.
Getting There: The nearest airport, to reach Tawang is Salonibari Airport in Tezpur, Assam, located at a distance of 317 km from Tawang. The nearest railway station is in Guwahati, which is located around 485 km from Tawang.
Tip: Don’t forget to carry some ready to cook food packets or instant noodles because you never know where you might just get stuck without food for a long time. For more such useful travel tips for Tawang, click here and connect with our Tawang travel guide.
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