Tawang – A city of peace and pride
Situated at an elevation of 10,000 feet, Tawang is a Buddhist mountain town in the western part of Arunachal Pradesh. Connected to the rest of India via the Sela Pass, Tawang, popularly known as the ‘land of Monpas’, is a historically important town, forming an important part of the Silk Route and also a reminder of the sacrifices of the men guarding our nation in the borders.
Protecting stories of valour and patriotism Tawang is famous for the largest Buddhist Monastery in India which also gives the town its name. The picturesque and seldom traversed town also holds several natural marvels like the Madhuri Lake which enchants each and every tourist visiting the place. The snow covered peaks in Tawang has also gained popularity as a perfect skiing spot over the years.
Best Time to Visit
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.