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Things To Do In Tawang
Soar through the sky on the most scenic destination in India – Tawang. It is a beautiful land of the Monpa pilgrims located in Western Arunachal Pradesh. One can explore heavenly tryst with nature and a great mix of ancient history, mishmash religion and glorious legends. You can go hiking at Bumla Pass, visit craft centre for collecting souvenirs, take a dip in Thingbu hot spring, and there’s a lot more you can do in Tawang. Here’s a list of things to do in Tawang.
Go hiking with your loved ones – as Tawang is the unexplored paradise for hiking lovers. It offers the breath-taking views of the Himalayas, and plenty of fresh mountain air. You can explore Bumla Pass for hiking and reach there via shared maxi cabs (generally Tata Sumo or Mahindra Bolero).
Thingbu And Tsachu Hot Spring
Enjoy a relaxing and refreshing dip in Tawang’s Thingbu and Tsachu Hot Spring. Warm sulphur rich water takes you through the healing process of skin. The experience with hot springs in Tawang is truly unmatched and is a perfect thing to do for people who wish to spend time in Tawang.
Embark on a nature ride to the various outlying waterfalls of Tawang and discover the most picturesque locale. One such waterfall is Nuranang – it is 40 km away from Tawang by car. It’s a milky white waterfall, perfect for clicking an Instagram-worthy picture.
When you want to watch craftsmen weaving cloth and artists making Monpas masks in the traditional way, that’s when Craft Centre comes in! One can buy souvenirs from the Emporium, and shop for traditional hand-woven carpets. The craft center is open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Spend Time In An Orphanage
Promising endless laughter and peace, Manjushree Vidyapith is a School and Orphanage that offers you to send time with the orphans and caretakers. It’s a beautiful experience that you may only get in Tawang. One could be deeply moved with their love, and it’s one of the best things to do in Tawang. You can visit Manjushree Vidyapith from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.
When in Tawang, one MUST explore the Gompas. Gompas are the Buddhist Temples, which in simple words, is the meditation room where practitioners meditate and listen to teachings. There are 17 gompas in Tawang, some of the famous ones are – Singsor Ani Gompa, Gyangong Ani Gompa, Taktsang Gompa, Urgelling Gompa, Regyaling Gompa and Khinmey Gompa.