Twang, bordered by Tibet, Bhutan and Sela Range of West Kameng is the most breathtaking tourist place in Arunachal Pradesh. The vintage monastery located there reflects the old world charm and the mesmerizing, and scenic lake strengthens and enhances the charm quotient of the destination.
The location of the destination is enthralling with Tibet located to the north, Sela range of West Kameng in the east and Bhutan in the southwestern side. Jaw dropping gorges, steamy rivers and gorgeous cascades in this picturesque region will provide with the sheer bliss and travel delight.
Twang is one of the most appreciated destinations to spend the summer holidays. The impressive century old Twang Monastery has been a chief holy hub and tourist hotspot. With vibrant monasteries and spiritual gompas on one side and war cenotaph on the other, this appealing hill station of Arunachal has charm and thrill impregnated in every inch. The fantastic collection of scripts, books, periodicals, literature and other artefacts in the monastery enhance and amplify the significance.
Sela Pass is amid the most visited tourist places in entire Arunachal Pradesh. It boasts the recognition of being the one and only elevated motorable mountain pass. Twang can be reached only by Twang road and the vistas from there are marvellous and jaw dropping. People travelling to Sela Pass will come across Paradise Lake. The lake is ultimate scenic and serene and remains frozen during the winter months. The most advisable recommendation is to visit in summer to relish the beauty.
Located 45 km from Twang Township, Taktsang Gompa is assumed to have been reverenced by Guru Padmasambhava’s visit in the 8th century. The traveller’s eyes cannot nourish enough on the outstanding sights here. The dense coniferous woods and high mountains neighbouring the monastery, which is snuggled on the ridge, offer ultimate bliss to the air. The surrounding beauty will enchant every traveller and will make them come back over and over again.
The ultimate adventure hotspot- Gorichen Peak is a haven for trekkers and adventure enthusiasts. Gorichen Peak is the highest (read 22500 ft) in Arunachal Pradesh is quite a challenging trek. The views are stunning and everyone visiting the peak will surely relish the surreal exquisiteness.
Twang has to deliver every bit of nature at its finest to the eyes. Nuranang Waterfalls is one such magnificent spot that Twang has. This outstanding 100 meter-high waterfall is snuggled 40 km from Twang, and it is known as the Jang Falls due to its proximity to Jang, a town amid Twang and Bomdila. Plunging from northern gradients of the mighty Sela Pass, Nuranang River cascades as a gorgeous waterfall and plunges to the Tawang River. The Hydel power station located in proximity is accessible by tourists also.
Pankang Teng Tso Lake
Situated 17 km from Twang, this Pankang Teng Tso Lake is also popularly known as Ptso Lake. To relish the real beauty, visit the lake during summer and spring as the same freezes during winter and act as a venue for skiing and snowboarding.