How to Reach Tawang

You need to buy a pass to enter the town which can be bought from Kolkata, New Delhi, Guwahati or Tezpur. However, even after this, reaching Tawang is not an easy task. It is a 16-hour car drive from Guwahati. Booking a taxi for the ride is a good idea. It is advisable to break your journey at either Bomdila or Dirang. However, the hilly drive is pristinely clear and heart warmingly astounding. The drive may be rough, but the picturesque surroundings compensate for that.

Search for directions from

How to reach Tawang by flight

The airport nearest to Tawang is 143 km away in Tezpur. While Tezpur is connected by flights to Kolkata and Guwahati, international travellers can travel to Tawang via the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati. Cars and cabs are easily available from both the airports to Tawang.

Nearest Airport: Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU) - 166 kms from Tawang

Search for flights to Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU)

Tentative return flight prices to Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU) from major cities in India.

Starting city Return price (approx)
Mumbai ₹ 13,430 Non-stop View
New Delhi ₹ 10,046 Non-stop View
Bengaluru ₹ 13,746 Non-stop View
Chennai ₹ 12,459 Non-stop View
Hyderabad ₹ 14,157 View
Kolkata ₹ 4,216 Non-stop View

Powered by:

How to reach Tawang by road

Tawang is well connected to Tezpur (Assam) and Bomdila via regular buses and taxis. Though the cities are close to Tawang, the journey takes a long time due to the rough roads. However, the scenery is worth the arduous journey.

How to reach Tawang by train

Tawang has no railway station. The nearest railway station is at Tezpur. You can hire a cab or car from Tezpur to reach Tawang.

Local transport in Tawang

The sightseeing within the town can be completed in half a day, and it is best to book a taxi for that. The other section of sightseeing involves moving outside the town. A vehicle like Sumo would be more suited for the purpose. One day is enough to cover these sights, although the roads are not in excellent shape.

Tawang Packages

Compare quotes from upto 3 travel agents for free

Tawang Photos

+ 41
photos

View 21 Packages