The small town Tawang is located in the eastern Himalayan Mountains, in the state Arunachal Pradesh. It is an important Buddhist center in northeast India. Sitting about 3048 meters above from sea level, it is known for many important and beautiful monasteries and is famous as the birthplace of the Dalai Lama. Tawang is a place that will wrap you up in the scent of natural beauty. There has a 400 years old huge monastery in Tawang, and they call it ‘Golden Namgyal Lhatse’. It is an important pilgrimage site for followers of Buddhism and this monastery is one of the biggest monasteries found in India. It has been recognized as the second largest monastery in the world.
Sightseeing In Tawang
The beautiful city of Tawang is also called as Dawang, has many beautiful scenery and views to make your trip great. Being risky for mountain roads, Tawang was not so famous, but in recent times Tawang tourism is slowly gaining popularity because of its attractive beauty.
How To Visit
Tawang, being is a remote area in Himalayan Mountains of India, it has no airport or train station. It is connected by road with Arunachal Pradesh and other cities of Assam.
The ideal time to visit Tawang is summer season, between June and October.