This Asian destination is as beautiful as a dream and as quiet as a monastery. A sightseeing tour in Tawang mainly encompasses the Tawang Monastery, Nuranang Falls, Sela pass, Panga Teng Tso Lake, Madhuri Lake, Tawang War Memorial, Gorichen Peak, and Jaswant Garh etc. Perched at an elevation of 3000 meters, Tawang Monastery is also known as the Golden Namgyal Lhatse and is situated against a picturesque backdrop of densely forested and snow-clad mountain peaks of the Himalayan ranges. Tawang Monastery is one of the famous Tawang sightseeing places and the first to be visited by the tourists in their itineraries. It is home to over 300 monks and is said to be the second largest monastery in the world which is 400 years old.
Sela Pass is a major Pass on the Eastern Himalayan periphery which acts as a lifeline to the people of Arunachal Pradesh. The glass clear Panga Teng Tso Lake is located around a distance of 25-km and is a frequented spot by tourists from around the world. The highest peak in Arunachal Pradesh, the Gorichen Peak, is situated 164-km from Tawang and touches an altitude of 22,500 feet above sea level. The mesmerizing Nuranang Falls take a plunge from a height of 100 ft. above the ground on the Tawang to the Zemithang Route. Tawang War Memorial is situated in the Tawang-chu valley and it exhibits many memoirs from the Sino-India War of 1962.
Tawang sightseeing places are never-ending and this Himalayan town’s beauty is undefinable. Situated East of Bhutan at an elevation of 10,000 ft., Tawang is claimed to be a part of Arunachal Pradesh by India whereas China asserts it to be a region of Lower Tibet. Despite the conflict, you can visit the place without any hindrance. The enchanting beauty of Tawang makes everyone fall in love with the untouched and lesser-known trails and landscapes of this Northeastern gem.