Best Day Trips from Bomdila

Best Day Trips from Bomdila

Best Day Trips from Bomdila

Bomdila is a small town of Arunachal Pradesh but boasting some really big and exciting places to visit. This up-hill town is always a pleasant experience with its attractions like colourful monasteries and twinkling markets. However, this is not all that the state hides!

Bomdila can be best visited as the focal point of interesting day tours to the beautiful gateways of the state. So here is the list to guide you through the valleys of Arunachal Pradesh:

1. Tawang

Captured between the beauty of Tibet, Bhutan and Sela range of West Kameng, Tawang is a wonderful option to get away for a day. This 1000 feet high town has serene lakes and soaring peaks to visit. The main highlights of the town are- the largest Indian monastery- Tawang Monastery, Taktsang Gompa, Gorichen Peak, Shonga-tser lake, Nuranang waterfalls, Bumla Pass, Jaswant Garh and much more! While driving to Tawang, do stop at Sela Pass for some mesmerizing views of snow-capped mountains. Tawang is 3 hours away from Bomdila and can easily be reached via taxi or car drive.

2. Bhalukpong

Bhalukpong is the place where you can find amazing views related to hills, orchids, and rivers. While in the town, don't miss the chance to go hiking, trekking, fishing, and rafting. The main highlight of this day trip from Bomdila is Bhalukpong Fort and its relating history. To feel the tranquil aura, visit Bhalukpong as your day trip and it keeps you engaged all throughout the day! The journey from Bomdila to Bhalukpong can be measured via taxi or car in just 2 hours 20 minutes.

3. Dirang

The quiet and less travelled city of Dirang is a perfect option to explore valleys. The village perfectly portrays Buddhism and Bhutanese culture within its periphery and not only can it be seen in religious aspects but also in cuisines. Dirang homes beautifully architectured Kalachakra Gompa and Dirang Dzong. The place is best for some change! It takes around 45 minutes via car or taxi to reach the city of Dirang from Bomdila.

4. Eagle Nest Wildlife Sanctuary

Eagle nest wildlife Sanctuary is the place for you if want to lose yourself in the wilderness of Arunachal Pradesh. Northern India is best known for its diversity which this sanctuary portrays the best. The landscapes along with the wildlife and nature's beauty makes this place a must-visit while in Bomdila. Do go for bird watching, trekking, camping, and photography and if you are visiting the site in winters then views are epic! You can reach Eagle Nest Wildlife Sanctuary via taxi or drive in just 2 hours 15 minutes.

5. Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary

Pakke Tiger Reserve or Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary is a heaven for people who are mad about wildlife and especially for tigers. It is the best place to spot vegetation like- Secondary Moist Bamboo Tract, Tropical Revering Forest, swampy forests, Upper Assam Valley Tropical Evergreen Forest, and Eastern Himalayan Broadleaf Forest. Also, you will be welcomed by the wildlife like- Bengal Tiger, Gaur, Barking Deer, Himalayan Black Bear, Indian Fox, Fishing Cat, Clouded Leopard, Capped Langur, Civet, Flying Squirrel, Slow Loris; and Birds like Jungle Fowl, White-winged Wood Duck, Barbet, Serpent Eagle, Baaz Eagle and Drongo. It takes at least 1-hour drive to take you to Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary via bus or rented car.

6. Tenga

Tenga is one of the best day trips from Bomdila yet unexplored. So, make it a must-visit valley for its spectacular views and refreshing winds. Go for exploring Nag Mandir, Chilipam Monastery which is beautifully architectured; a small quaint village, Chindit Top; and waterfall. Don't forget to shop and stroll the streets of Tenga Valley! You can visit Tenga by taking a taxi or car from Bomdila for about 30 minutes.

7. Sangti

If counting the touristic destinations in Arunachala Pradesh, then don’t you dare miss the name of Sangti! The place is well located within the borders of mountainous ranges and blessed with tranquil weather of snow. Stroll the entire valley and you will spot exotic flora and fauna and also take a glance at lifestyle in Arunachal Pradesh. Sangti is the destination which is only 1h 15m away from Bomdila and can easily be covered via taxi or car.

Options for day tours don’t end here! There are a lot much to do while in Bomdila that get better and better with every day trip. Just look around and you will never be done enough with this place!

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