By Road

Guwahati to Tawang:

Best option to reach Tawang from Guwahati is to hire a private SUV vehicle from Guwahati city. Two different road leads to Tawang from Guwahati. One is through Tezpur - Nameri and another is via Orang - Kalaktang. If you plan to visit from Guwahati the second root is the best option. It's advisable to halt at Dirang or Bomdila on your way due to pathetic road condition in some places as well as high altitude of the region. If you are travelling with elders and kids you must stop the midway to adjust the altitude.

Tezpur to Tawang:

From Tezpur, you can take one of the above-mentioned roots as per your convenience. From Tezpur, you can hire a private taxi to reach Tawng. In addition to private taxis, shared taxis are also available to reach Tawang from Tezpur.

Tezpur to Tawang bus service:

Buses ply regularly between Tezpur (Assam) and Tawang via Dirang and Bomdila. It takes about 12 hours to reach Tawang from Tezpur.

Arunachal State Transport runs buses to Bomdila from Tezpur on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and the journey time is 8 hrs. Private buses also run daily via Bomdila to and from Tezpur.

By Railways

Tezpur and Guwahati are the major railheads closest to Tawang located respectively 319 km and 450 km away. You can avail Buses, private taxis or Sumo to reach Tawang from Tezpur or Guwahati.

By Air

Nearest Airport of Tawang is Tezpur Airport, located 385 km away. It is connected by flights from Kolkata and Guwahati. Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi Airport(Guwahati Airport) is another nearest International Airport located 470 km away.

By Helicopter

Pawan Hans operates helicopter services from Guwahati airport to Tawang.

Guwahati to Tawang helicopter fare

Sometimes helicopter service got cancelled due to bad weather and political issues. It remains closed on Sunday. It costs around Rs 4000 for adults and Rs 2500 for children one way.

Guwahati to Tawang helicopter schedule

Guwahati-Tawang-Guwahati helicopter service is available twice a week. On Mondays and Fridays, helicopters leave from Guwahati at 10.10 am to reach Tawang at 11.20 am and then leave Tawang at 11.30 am to reach Guwahati at 12.40 pm.

Special Note :

Indians require special inner line permits to visit Tawang while foreign tourists intending to visit Arunachal Pradesh require restricted area permit. We can help you to collect Inner line permit and organize Tawang tour. Click here to book a Tawang tour with us.


Things to do in Tawang

Tawang Travel Guide

Don't forget to visit Tawang Monastery

Indo china border at Bumla pass

Visit Indo China border at Bumla pass

The Dragon, Tawang

Enjoy special tribal food at The Dragon