State : Arunachal Pradesh, in north eastern India.
Best time to travel : April to October.
Weather Conditions : The weather in Bomdila is alpine. Summers
(April-June) are short and mild, while winters are cold (November-February).
It experiences rainfall between July and September.
Locate : Bomdila is located in the northwestern part of the state of
Arunachal Pradesh India, in the northeastern region of India. It is set
amongst the mighty Himalayas at an altitude of 2,530 m above sea level.
Know Bomdila in Arunachal Pradesh
Bomdila is situated at an altitude of over 8500 feet in the north eastern
state of in Arunachal Pradesh in India. Hooked in the amongst the mighty
mountainous ranges of Himalaya, Bomdila in Arunachal Pradesh is a mini
paradise, with its apple orchards, Buddhist gomphas and a magnificient view
of the Kameng Valley. There are also some scenic views of Himalayan
landscapes and snow wrapped mountains. Bomdila is an ideal place for
trekking & hiking and also an ideal getaway in summer.
Airport : Nearest airport and railway station are at
Tezpur (160 km) in Assam. The airport is
served by Indian Airlines
Railhead : Nearest railway station are at
Tezpur (160 km) and at Rangapara.
Road Transport : Regular bus services connect Bomdila with
Tezpur and Tawang. Bus services of APSTC and ASTC are available from
: Domestic tourists have to obtain the Inner Line Permit from the Deputy
Commissioner of the concerned districts while foreigners need to obtain the
Restricted Area Permit from the Ministry of External Affairs to tour in the
Staying in Bomdila Arunachal Pradesh
There is an excellent accommodation facilities in and around Bomdila.
Tourist Lodge, Circuit House are available in Bomdila for its visitors from
all across the world.
Sightseeing in Bomdila in Arunachal Pradesh
The Nature Around
Bomdila is the headquarters of the West Kameng district of the state of
Arunachal Pradesh. Bomdila offers a panoramic view of the awesome Himalayan
terrain with its snow-capped mountains. It is famous for its apple orchids
and tourists can take a walk through them. Bomdila also houses a couple of
Buddhist monasteries or gompas. The surroundings of Bomdila has a number of
trekking and hiking trails that attracts the adventure lovers.
The Orchid Research and Development Station at Tippi and two other Orchid
conservation sanctuaries located at Sessa and Dirang are worth seeing
Craft Centre & Ethnographic Museum
Here you can visit the Craft Centre, producing very fine colourful
exquisite 'dragon' designs carpets, Buddhist Tangkas(wall hangings) and
masks. the Ethnographic Museum is another spot, worth visiting.
Must visit places in Bomdila include the Buddhist Monasteries called Gompas,
which show a strong influence of Tibetan and Buddhist culture.
A stroll through the wide stretches of Apple orchards will be an enchanting
The small town of Tawang is located north of Bomdila and the journey from
Bomdila to Tawang takes the tourists through some breathtaking valleys of
Dirang and famous Sela Pass (4,300m). Tawang is hooked at a height of over
3,400 m above sea level, and is world-known for its 400-year-old Buddhist
monastery. The origin of this monastery can be traced to the mid-17th
century. It is a major Buddhist center located at northeast India.
Some Important Destinations near Bomdila
Bomdila is 100 km west of Bhalukpong, in Arunachal Pradesh.
Tezpur is about 160 km from Bomdila, which
is connected to Guwahati and other
cities of India via Guwahati in