Air: Tezpur in Assam is the nearest airport. There
is alliance air flight twice weekly i.e. on Thursday and Sunday from
Kolkata to Tezpur and back. The flight takes off from Kolkata airport at
10.30 AM. Other alternative air route is via Guwahati. One can come to
Guwahati from New Delhi by Indina Airlines/Zet airways/Sahara airlines
flight. There are flights to Guwahati from other parts of the country
Rail: Rangapara in Assam is the nearest railway station to Tawang. But it is advisable to reach Guwahati by trains from other parts of the country. There are a number of trains including Rajdhani Express to Guwahati that best suits to reach the state of Arunachal. From Guwahati one can reach Tawang by road either by bus or taxi
Road: One can reach Tawang from other parts of the country via Guwahati and Tezpur in Assam. From Guwahati or Tezpur, one has to go to Bhalukpong in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh and from there via Bomdila and Sela Pass one can go to Tawang by road. There are daily bus and private taxi services from Tezpur to Tawang.
|Any Indian tourist coming to Tawang has to obtain an
Inner Line Permit. The permit is granted as a routine for the tourists
and so it should not deter any tourist from coming to Tawang. The Inner
line permit can be obtained from any of the following places:
As foreign tourist intending to visit Arunachal Pradesh
require restricted area permit. The application giving the details - Name,
Passport Number, its Issuing Authority and the Expiry Date, Place Of
Birth, Profession, Proposed Duration of Stay and the Purpose of Visit
should be made to the Home Commissioner Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh,
Itanagar or Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India, New Delhi-110001.
For more information, please contact: -
Deputy Commissioner, Tawang, Address- P.O. and District Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh Pin - 790104.
District Tourism Officer, Tawang