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Tawang – Place of natural beauty and history of North East India

Purvi Discovery 28 Dec, 2017

Tawang is a beautiful place located in Arunachal Pradesh. It is also recognized as a perfect holiday destination for tourists visiting North East India. A feast for the eyes, the entire area of Tawang is encircled by hills and valleys. It gives a gorgeous view and is an ideal place for nature lovers.

Ways to reach Tawang: If anybody wishes to visit this place, the best option is to contact the travel operators conducting NE India tours and avail their tour plans. They are perfect and provide the full package. Indian citizens need Inner Line Permits to visit Arunachal Pradesh. However, there are two types of permits – one is the Inner Line Permits and the other is Protected Area Permit. The first is required only by the Indians while the second is given mainly to the foreigners.

What’s enchanting about Tawang?

Let’s have a glance at some of the best places to be visited in Tawang:

  • It needs two or three days to have a full view of the place. Although the place is quite small, there are numerous monasteries and other things to explore.
  • Tawang Monastery is a very renowned place. It is described as the second largest Monastery in Asia. The monastery is a three storied building. It also comprises a statue of Lord Buddha that measures about 28 feet. It is an interesting site to see. People from various corners of the world come to see this.
  • Tawang War Memorial, Jaswant Garh, Nuranang Falls, Urgelling Gompa, Eagle Nest Wildlife Sanctuary, Nagula Lake, Handicrafts Centre etc. are some of the best attractions of Tawang.

The best time to visit Tawang: As it is a hilly area, it is better to avoid this place during rainy season. The best time to visit this place is May. During this time, the entire place looks amazing. Different types of seasonal flowers bloom and the place looks like a heaven. The temperature remains quite pleasant and favourable for the tourists.

Historical background of the place: The place has a strong historical background. Tawang is symbolised as the birthplace of the sixth Dalai Lama. It is also a perfect destination for the followers of Mahayana Buddhism.

So why waiting for more? Pack your bag and start to explore North East India with Purvi Discovery.