Bomdila is a stunning quaint hill station situated on the lap of Himalayan mountain ranges, at a height of about 8000 ft. above the sea level. It served as the head quarter of West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh. It offers brilliant landscape and pristine scenic view of snow capped Himalayan range. You can see Apple Orchids spreads in yards amidst the scenic beauty of Bomdila.
It is situated on the way from Tezpur to Tawang. Spent a day here to treat yourself with a divine experience of Buddhist Gompas and the magnificent view of the Kameng Valley.
The view of roaming clouds at the top of the Nechipu Pass can be easily seen from Bomdila View Point. Nechipu Pass, Kangto and Gorichan peaks also located near Bomdila.
Sessa Orchid Sanctuary is another place worth a visit. Which houses around 1000 different varieties of Orchids. Spend time in the pleasant atmosphere amidst the bouquet of orchids is a pleasant experience.
The Losar Festival, the New Year festival of the Monpa tribe is celebrated in early March. Do not miss the festivities while on your visit!
What to See in Bomdila :
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Visiting apple orchard.
Visiting to craft centre and ethnographic museum.
Visit Bomdila Monestry.
Months of summer starts from May to June. June is the hottest month of summers. The temperature stays within a comfortable range of 20-32ºC during that time.
Rains are quite frequent in Bomdila. The monsoons prevail from the months of July to September. The scenic beauty of the region is at its best during the monsoon season.
Winters start from the month of November and lasts till February. The minimum temperature during these days is 11°C and the maximum temperature is about 26°C.
The nearest airport to Bomdila is at Tezpur, which is located at a distance of 300 km. The airport at Tezpur is connected to Kolakata and Silchar by weekly flights. Private cab and taxis are available at the Tezpur airport to go onwards to Bomdila. We help you to arrange cab at any time to visit Bomdila.
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Bomdila does not have its own railway station and the nearest railway station is at North Lakhimpur(Assam), which is located at a distance of 118km. Which is connected by Arunachal Express from New Bongaigaon via Guwahti. Another major railhead is Guwahati railway station which is well connected to the Major cities of India.
State Transport buses are available to Bomdila from Itanagar and Laxhimpur(Assam). Tata sumos are also available from Itanagar (320 km), Lakhimpur (310 km) and Daporijo (168 km).
Indians require special inner line permits to visit Bomdila while foreign tourists intending to visit Arunachal Pradesh require restricted area permit. We can help you to collect Inner line permit and organsize Bomdila tour via special 4 wd. Click here to book a Bomdila trip.
On your trip to Tawang, Bomdila is a must stop to enjoy the fascinating nature and landscape here.
Some of the best hotels in Bomdila are :
Hotel Siphiyang Phong, La Hotel(West Kameng), Lungta Residency, Tsepal Yongjam and Hotel Seagull. You can also check-in Pasang Hotel in Bazar Lane.
Besides these accommodation, you can also stay at Doe-Gu-Khil Guest House.
Located in the foothill of Himalaya at a distance of 42 km from Bomdila,it is a lush green enchanting valley situated on the bank of Dirang river. Dirang is a picture-book destination adorned with beautiful landscape covered with green hills, twisting and thrilling rivers and rippling stream. Lies on the way to Tawang it is a must visit destination for nature lovers.
Located at a distance of 168 km from Bomdila, Itanagar is a scenic hill station and the working capital of Arunachal Pradesh. It is well known for unique culture and hospitality of the different tribes living together in harmony. Situated on the foothill of majestic Himalaya, Itanagar is blessed with a very pleasant atmosphere all round the year. Ganga lake, Ita fort, Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum and a Kyong Theraveda Gompa are the charm of Itanagar.
Located in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas situated at a distance of 122km on the way to Bomdila, Nameri National Park is a Heaven for wildlife lovers. Together with neighbouring Pakke Sanctuary, the Park covers an area of 1000 sq. with beautiful sceniary. It is a popular picnic and camping spot. River rafting, angling and trekking are the major attraction of Nameri.
Located on the way to Bomdila from Guwahati, at distance of 153 km, Tezpur is an alluring tourist destination. It is the gateway of eastern Arunachal Pradesh, a land of natural beauty, ancient monuments and rich cultural heritage. It is gifted with natural scenic beauty as well as many ancient ruins of archaeological importance for which it is regarded as one of the historical city of the state.
One among the oldest town in Arunachal Pradesh, located at a distance of 508km from Bomdila, it is a scenic beautiful town served as the head headquarters of East Siang district. The scenic vista of Pasighat baffles the tourists with their picturesque views. The Daying Ering Sanctuary with wide variety of flora and fauna is a major tourist destination here. Tourist can also witness the glory of the past and the bravery of Adi tribe against British here.