How to procure an Inner Line Permit (ILP) for Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

Like many other destinations along the border towns of India, Tawang requires you to procure an ILP (Inner Line Permit). For Indian nationals and specifically anyone living outside the state of Arunachal Pradesh, an ILP is required. For foreign tourists a PAP is required, over and above the usual Indian visa stamp on your passport. … Read more

Jia Bharali: The Young Mountain Stream That Dances to the Tune of the Tawang roadtrip!

A photo blog following the mountain stream Jia Bharali as she dances past the high mountains from tawang to Assam

A Photo Essay on Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh: Traversing through Northeast India’s Most Pristine Hills

Tawang. Arunachal Pradesh. My heart becomes a palpable ball of mellow emotion as I type this name. Housed amid the craggy peaks of high Himalayas, Tawang is a beautiful mountain hamlet which evokes sheer melancholy and strong sense of political resistance against the face of spiteful colonists. Housed at the west Kameng district of Arunachal … Read more

Things to do in Tawang in three Days: in Search of the Age Old White Horse in Bum La

What are the places to visit in tawang: tawang travelogue

An Essential Tawang Travelogue, a Blog Written as I felt! By the time we reached Tawang, the ancient hill town had succumbed to a moonless night’s darkness! Only a few meters was lit ahead of the SUV en-route. The hairpin bends feels more dangerous in dark. I think the car ran over a huge rodent … Read more

How to Plan A Week-long Guwahati to Tawang Road-trip: An Insider’s GUIDE!

A Buddhist gompha in tawang

About this blog: A road trip from the plains of Guwahati to the high of the Tawang is a time consuming yet rewarding journey showcasing the very best of Northeast India! In this blog, I tell you how to plan the road-trip to Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh as a part of a DIY trip. Tawang remains … Read more

Everything to know before starting a Road trip to Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

A Complete Guide to Road Tripping Arunachal Pradesh: Everything You Must Know “To ascend the steep Himalayas of the far eastern range is a daunting task. You shall need a car that will go on and on!” said the driver Anirul, whom we requested for an SUV for the upcoming trip. “Amaron it has to … Read more

ESSENTIAL TRAVEL TIPS for TRAVELING TO TAWANG, ARUNACHAL PRADESH: Things to Know Before You go!

Arunachal Pradesh, the last bastion of pristine Himalayas Arunachal Pradesh is nothing like what you have seen till date. And do not get me wrong there. It is better that you have not seen it yet. Life deserves occasional surprises to fight the routine. Also, life needs to be assured it shall be punctuated with … Read more

Six Reasons Why North-East India Destinations Should be on your travel list!

I felt like a child escaping reality as I was boarding the plane from Bangalore to Guwahati. For the next three weeks, we shall be exploring the abandoned wilderness of north east of Indian subcontinent with sparse touristy trails, encounter countless military vehicles, wonder at Yak Jerky and even chew one for six hours straight … Read more