How do I get to Tawang by train?

The nearest major railway station to Tawang is Rangapara Railway Station located in Tezpur. It is located at a distance of 314 km from Tawang, and is connected with major cities like Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, etc. From here, you can easily find a taxi or bus to travel to Tawang.

How do I get to Tawang by bus?

From Guwahati in Assam, one can take a bus to Tezpur or Bhalukpong and then take a bus to Bomdila,… run by Arunachal Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) to Bomdila, stay overnight there and take a bus to Tawang the next morning, as it is not safe to travel in the mountainous terrains after dark.

How can I fly to Tawang?

The nearest airport to reach Tawang is Salonibari Airport in Tezpur, Assam, located at a distance of 317 km from Tawang. Air India Regional flights operate to/from Kolkata and Silchar. However, the airport in Guwahati is more feasible to connect to Tawang.

How far is Tawang from Itanagar?

447 Kms
Distance Between Itanagar to Tawang

Distance between Itanagar to Tawang by Road is 447 Kms
Distance between Itanagar to Tawang by Flight is 181 Kms
Travel Time from Itanagar to Tawang by Road is 13:26 hrs
Nearest Airport in Itanagar Mohanbari (27.09, 93.61)
Nearest Airport in Tawang Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi (27.59, 91.87)

Is Tawang safe to visit?

It is relatively safe to visit Tawang. However, it is better not to make vacation plans during December and January due to the severe snowfall and the harsh weather conditions. You can visit in the other months, provided you can obtain special permission that is needed to enter Arunachal Pradesh.

Is it right time to visit Tawang?

The best season to visit Tawang is the summers season and onset of monsoon season. The temperature remains comfortable and is apt for sightseeing. The best months to visit are March, April, May, June, September and October. Tawang has a lot for medium to budget accommodation options.

Is it safe to visit Tawang?

What is ZIRO famous for?

It is famous for paddy-cum-pisciculture cultivation. The area is renowned for the terrace paddy fields where the unique system of poly-culture and water management is practiced by the local people. Mainly inhabited by the Apatani tribe, the town wears a festive look during festivals celebrated by the Apatani people.

What can I buy in Tawang?

Thanka paintings, hand-made papermaking are also worth a visit. Tawang has a good range of tourist souvenir shops which sell Buddhist prayer wheels in colourful wood, chadars (wrap skirts worn by local women), beautiful bags, shawls, brassware and Buddha statues.

What is special in Tawang?

It is famous for its 400-year-old monastery. This monastery is one of the biggest Buddhist monasteries to be found in India and is an important pilgrim center for the followers of Buddhism. Apart from its religious importance, Tawang is famous for its natural beauty, which attracts and enchants the traveler.

Does Tawang have snow?

Late November and beginning of December is very pleasant time to enjoy snowfall in Tawang. Snowfall in Tawang generally starts from the beginning of November and lasts until May. If you planning to visit Tawang in winter it is advisable to contact local travel agencies to know about the weather condition beforehand.