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Surrounded by the mighty Himalayas and dotted with vast stretches of fields and monasteries, it is almost like times stops in Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh. It is a main spiritual centre for Tibetan Buddhists as, it houses largest monastery (Tawang Gompa) in the world. But apart from monasteries, there is so much more to Tawang. Trek Himalayas or ride on a Yak, a trip to Tawang this summer will be truly unforgettable for you. Also Read - There's Much More to Tawang Than Just Gorgeous Monasteries

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Tezpur (which is about 160 kilometers away from Tawang) is the closest air and rail head. You can also reach Tawang through Guwahati. There are buses and taxis available, both from Tezpur and Guwahati.

Best time to visit:

Best time to visit Tawang is during the summer months of March to June. The climate is quite pleasant during this time (maximum temperature is about 21’C).