Tawang Tour Package

Some destinations are popular tourist places due to their rich heritage and cultural fervour, or long historical significance. Some destinations are popular tourist places due to the number of activities that they offer. And, then there are only a handful of destinations that are popular tourist places simply because of their surreal aura and abundance of natural beauty. Kiomoi welcomes you to one such popular destination in India, Tawang. 
Situated in the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, at an altitude of over 10,000 ft. above sea level, Tawang is the home to the peace-loving Monpa tribe. 
When you plan a holiday in Tawang, expect to be mesmerized by a platter of snow-capped mountains, serene lakes, warm and welcoming people, historical monasteries, and quaint little villages. 
Let’s get to understand this gem of a place a little more.

Top Places to Visit in Tawang

Tawang may not be a huge region like major metropolitans, however, it has a plethora of places to explore and simply lose yourself to its natural charm. Here are just a few of these highly recommended top places to visit in Tawang. 
Tawang Monastery: Immerse yourself in the spiritual aura of Tawang by visiting the Tawang Monastery, one of the largest monasteries in the world. Perched at an elevation of 3,330 meters, this ancient monastery, founded by Merak Lama Lodre Gyatso, offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. Don't miss the chance to witness the lively Torgya Festival if your Arunachal Pradesh tour packages align with the event.
Sela Pass: Arguably the most recommended place to visit in Tawang, Sela Pass is a scenic marvel located at an altitude of 4,170 meters. The snow-clad peaks, frozen lakes, and colourful prayer flags create a surreal landscape that will leave you awestruck. The pass also holds historical significance as it connects Tawang to the rest of Arunachal Pradesh.
Bum La Pass: Being a high-altitude region and a border town, Tawang not only offers some of the most surreal mountain passes but also some of the most adventurously treacherous ones too.  Bum La Pass is one such mountain pass which can be a gift for all adventure enthusiasts. However, remember to check accessibility as it is subject to weather conditions. 
Tawang War Memorial: Tawang was at the centre of one of the fiercest battles fought by the Indian army; the 1962 Indo-China War. The Tawang War Memorial is a stupa-like structure that pays homage and tells tales of the valour and sacrifice of the fallen braves.  Your Tawang tour itinerary should include a stop to this place.
Gorichen Peak: As such, Tawang is overwhelmed with natural serenity and beauty, and Gorichen Peak is one such point that adds to the beauty of Tawang. The highest point in Arunachal Pradesh, people planning a holiday in Tawang can take a trek to this majestic peak that offers unparalleled views of the Himalayan range. For those adventure activities in Tawang must include this place in their itinerary. 
Peng Teng Tso Lake: On your way to the Sela Pass, take a pit stop at another mesmerizing spot, Peng Teng Tso Lake. A high-altitude lake surrounded by snow-capped mountains, this is one of the highly recommended places to visit in Tawang. The place is a paradise for those who like to capture moments in their cameras. A perfect getaway for those on a family holiday in Tawang. 


Things to Do in Tawang

Enjoy a Tranquil Trek to Tawang Monastery: One activity that will be recommended by almost every Tawang travel itinerary for a fulfilling Tawang holiday experience is the trek to the Tawang Monastery. The adventurous yet surreal trek takes you through some of the most landscapes and quaint villages. 
Understand Local Fervor at the Torgya Festival: While planning your Arunachal Pradesh Holiday Tour Packages, see if you can time your visit with the vibrant and popular Torgya Festival. This is an annual celebration conducted at the Tawang Monastery where one gets to witness traditional dances by people wearing vibrant costumes, and a series of religious ceremonies that provide a unique insight into the cultural richness of Tawang.
Test Your Rafting Skills on the Namka Chu River: Attention adventure enthusiasts! Quench your thirst for adrenaline-pumping activity by indulging in river rafting on the Namka Chu River. Enjoy the picturesque landscape surrounding the river while you battle out with the rush of rapids, giving an adventurous twist to your Tawang holiday.
Pay Homage at Jaswant Garh: The war of 1962 saw hundreds of brave hearts laying down their lives to save their motherland. One such brave heart war hero was rifleman Jaswant Singh whose martyrdom is commemorated at Jaswant Garh, a memorial dedicated to his bravery during the 1962 Indo-China War. 
Go on a Shopping Spree at Old Market: Shopping is an integral part of every holiday, and Tawang too offers a vibrant marketplace where you can let yourself loose for a shopping spree. At the Old Market, you get to buy from a range of traditional handicrafts, prayer flags, and locally made products. This is a highly recommended place to shop in Tawang and take back memorable souvenirs from your Tawang trip.

Tips for Affordable Tawang Trips

To ensure your travel is seamless and memorable, consider these invaluable tips:
Best Time to Visit Tawang: Being a high-altitude region, summers are ideal for a perfect family holiday in Tawang. 
Follow the Local Cultural Ethics: Tawang is the birthplace of the Dalai Lama, which is a testament of the traditional modesty one needs to follow. 
Pack Wisely: The region of Tawang and around remains cold even during the summer months, so pack enough woollens. Also, keep trekking shoes and medication for high-altitude sickness.
Look for Affordable Accommodation Options: When you book your Tawang tour packages with Kiomoi, rest assured of having a range of budget accommodation options in Tawang.  
Know the Local Languages Spoken: The primary languages spoken in Tawang are Monpa and Hindi. While you are not expected to be fluent in the local language, knowing a few words can help enhance your Tawang travel experience.
Check All the Permit Requirements: Obtain the necessary permits for visiting restricted areas, including Bum La Pass and the border areas. Connect with Kiomoi’s team to learn more. 
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