Tawang

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Tawang

The birthplace of Dalai Lama, Tawang sits at a height of about 3048m in Arunachal Pradesh. Despite its tiny size, Tawang has some of the most heart warming attractions like sacred monasteries, unmatched patchwork of mountain ridges, splendid waterfalls and not to forget a bag full of cultures. Tawang flatters visitors with its serenity and lets you indulge with some tastiest food items.

Here are the top places to visit in Tawang:

Sela Pass

Sela Pass is frequented by hordes of travellers as it is the only high-altitude mountain pass on the planet which is motorable. The pass lets you visit Tawang by road and remains a paradise with ample of nature. During winter months, it gets blanketed with snow. There is also a Paradise Lake on the way to Sela Pass which also freezes during winters and looks beautiful. �No matter when you visit Sela Pass, its beauty remains remarkable.

Tawang Monastery

Tawang Monastery is the second biggest monastery in Asia and biggest in India. It was laid by Mera Lama Lodre Gyasto in the 17th century and enjoys a beautiful location. Followers of Buddhism visit this monastery from all over the world as it is soaked into the essence of Buddhist culture. Visit here and know more about Buddhism by exploring various manuscripts, books and other artefacts displayed here.�

Taktsang Gompa

Taktsang Gompa is just 45 kms away from Tawang Township and is known for its unseen vistas of nature at its best. The monastery lies in the lap of verdant coniferous forest and high mountains oozing magic in the air. Visit here and indulge into meditation to attain peaceful mind, body and soul.

Gorichen Peak

If adventure kicks you, then Gorichen Peak is definitely for you. This is the highest peak in Arunachal Pradesh situated at a height of 22500 feet. Reaching this peak is a beautiful experience as you are greeted by astonishing facades of nature on your way. And once you reach the top, the views from there wash away all your tiredness as you are engulfed by heart warming winds.�

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