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Gorichen peak

With an altitude of 6858 m above sea level, Gorichen Peak is the highest peak in Arunachal Pradesh. And due to such height, the peak remains snowbound all throughout the year. This captivated many tourists’ attention, especially mountaineers and passionate trekkers. You can also witness the magnificent views of Gorichen Peak from the road between Bomdila and Tawang. 

Gorichen Peak is located at a distance of 164 km from Tawang and is locally known as Tsa-Nga-Phu, meaning ‘Kingdom of the Deity’. Gorichen Peak is highly revered by the Monpa tribe of Arunachal Pradesh as they believe it is important for their existence. They believe it protects them from all evils. The locals of the state often refer to the peak as the giant white elephant due to the white carpet of snow that bounds it, making it one of the most identifiable peaks in the region. 

Here are the details you must know about Gorichen Peak

Best time to visit Gorichen Peak 

Gorichen Peak can be visited any time during pre-monsoon i.e late April, May, and June ad post-monsoon i.e. September and October. It is the best time to indulge in Gorichen Trek. The weather is extremely cold in the winter months, so you must wear heavy woolens to protect yourself from harsh weather conditions. 

How to reach Gorichen Peak

You can find cabs from Tawang to Gorichen Peak. The distance between Tawang and Gorichen Peak is about 57 km and can also be reached by private car.

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