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How to reach Tawang

Tawang is bestowed with the purest form of nature as well as rich history. The area flaunts a blend of India and China. The most popular of the town is its monastery, which never fails to pull a huge number of admirers. Tawang is reachable via air, railway and road. Detailed information about how to reach Tawang is given below.

By air

Nearest airport from Tawang is located in Tezpur (Salonibari Airport) at a distance of 387 km. The airport is directly connected to Kolkata and Guwahati through Air India flights. In October 2014, Government of Arunanchal Pradesh Government started helicopter facility to connect Tawang and Guwahati. The service is available twice a week.

Nearest international airport from Tawang is located in Guwahati (Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport), at a distance of 480 km. This airport is connected to major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and International cities like Bangkok and Paro.

By road

Best way to reach Tawang through road is via cab or bus services. Arunachal Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) and other private agencies have introduced regular bus services, most of which connect Tawang to Tezpur (319 km), Bhalukpong (262 km), Nagaon (383 km), Missamari (320 km), East Kameng (381 km), Dhula (420 km), Itanagar (440 km), Sagali (502 km), Udalguri (390 km) and other towns and cities.

By train

Nearest railway station from Tawang is Rangapara Railway Station, at a distance of 383 km. It is well connected to major cities and towns of North-east India. About 88 stations are directly connected to Rangapara Railway Station.

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