Tawang is a beautiful Himalayan town, home to many stunning landscapes, surreal views of hills and valleys, and a huge number of picturesque lakes. Though Tawang is not short of natural attractions, it is very less explored. So if you want to visit a place that is somewhere remote, somewhat less crowded, amazingly beautiful, then you are at the right place to decide on your next travel adventure!
And what is better than to explore it with us. On His Own Trip organizes Tawang tour packages all throughout the year, which typically costs around Rs.30,000 for 7-8 nights (without flights).
Tawang’s natural charm can be best experienced by indulging in these things that you just cannot miss on your next trip!
1. Taktsang Gompa – Find your inner peace
Tawang is the land of Dalai Lama and has one of the most famous monastery of Taktsang Gompa. Medidation in this monastery will help you to feel calm and relaxed. The only sound here is of our own heart and the blowing wind. Now who would like to leave a place like this?
2. Gorichen Peak – Let’s trek
Gorichen Peak is the highest peak in Arunachal Pradesh and third highest in the Northeast. This trek is blessed with an ideal atmosphere and a landscape to challenge the adventurer in you. This trekking track will make you fall in love with its magnificent beauty and its splendid peak, which provides a 360 degree view of its surroundings.
3. Sela Pass – The only way
Sometimes the geographical wonders of India amaze the best of us also. Here is one of them, Sela pass. It is the only road that connects Tawang to the rest of India. Your Tawang road trip should definitely include the fresh Sela lake and its awe inspiring beauty.
4. Tibetan Settlement Market – Let’s buy a memory
What is a trip without a souvenir? Tibetan settlement market or Vihara market is a local area that consists of small shops and roadside shacks, which sell traditional items, and Chinese crockery. One can also find Buddhist religious items such as flags, prayer wheels, statues of Lord Buddha, wall hangings etc. here. And you definitely cannot miss the delicacies served at the local eateries here!
5. Nuranang Waterfalls – Its dreamworld
Nuranang waterfall is one of the most stunning waterfalls in Arunachal Pradesh. It is a milky white waterfall that feels just like a dream. Its serenity is incomparable. The spellbounding view of the mountain, the flowing water and the sound of nature playing through its course, proves to be therapeutic for all the nature lovers.
6. Shonga-Tser Lake – A picturesque sight
Destruction can also sometimes leads to a beautiful outcome. The Shonga- Tser lake, formed by an earthquake is famous in its own right. The calm waters of the lake, colorful birds on the banks, the snow-covered Himalayas in the backdrop, and the tranquil setting are truly a once-in-a-life experience, which you cannot miss!
7. The Dragon Restaurant – Food is an emotion
Food is one of the best ways to know one’s culture. It is an expression of the region and its locals. The Dragon restaurant in the Old market serves the must try dishes which includes Churpi, the most famous local dish of cheese broth prepared with fungi and vegetables , momos, chili chicken, and salty Tibetan yak-butter tea.
8. Madhuri Lake – Maggi with Nature’s Magic
This beautiful lake is surrounded by lush valleys and snow-capped mountains. And a bowl of Maggi is just the thing you need so there is also a cafeteria near the lake where visitors can relish Maggi or momos with a cup of tea or coffee. A leisure stroll is the best way to explore the picturesque surroundings of the lake that is managed by the Indian Army.
9. Jaswant Garh – Salute the Brave Martyrs
Jaswant Garh War Memorial, a famous tourist attraction in Arunachal Pradesh, is a must visit place. This memorial has been created to honor the late Jaswant Singh Rawat. The highlighting feature is the temple like structure with camouflage pattern is seen all over the memorial. It is a wonderful place for a day out where you can simply visit the attraction, salute the brave martyrs and enjoy quick snacks.
10. Bumla Pass – Sightseeing
Bumla pass is at the Indo – China border, the Bumla Pass is among the prominent places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh. Being an Indian, visiting this strategic border is a proud feeling. It is a great place for sightseeing and clicking pictures of the snow covered mountains.
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