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Bomdila

Bomdila, nestled in the celestial Himalayas, is a beautiful small town situated at a height of about 8000 ft. above the sea level offers brilliant landscape and snow-clad mountains of the Himalayan Range. The place also boasts of a beautiful river named Bharali which offers great angling opportunity. The town is surrounded by Apple orchards, brilliant Himalayan landscape and and Buddhist Gompas. This town is famous for its 400 year old Buddhist monastery.

Bomdila with its apple orchards, Buddhists monasteries, magnificent valleys and awesome view of the snow clad Himalayan ranges are a tourist’s paradise. It is also an adventure lover’s paradise with numerous pretty trekking trails that run through the hills, forest and orchards.

History: 

Bomdila has a strong Buddhist and Tibetan influence evidenced from the fair number of monasteries and quaint little eating-places serving traditional Tibetan cuisine plus the all time favourite – momos and thukpas.

Accessibility: 

By Air: Nearest airport is Tezpur, 160 Km from Bomdila.

By Rail: Nearest railway station-Bhalukpung (Tezpur). Rangapara Railway Station is another option and Arunachal Express has a stop over here.

By Road: Bomdila is connected by daily bus and Tata Sumo service from Naharlagun, Itanagar and Tezpur (Assam) -> Dirang-42, Tawang-185, Bhalukpung-100, Tezpur-164, Naharlagun-340, Itanagar-350, Guwahati-343

Getaways: 
Shopping: 

Buy Tibetan carpets, paintings and thangkas to take back home. The crafts have intricate carvings and interesting themes and are quite different from anything you would get back home.

Accommodation: 

Accommodation is available at the Tourist Lodge, PWD Inspection Bungalow and the Government Circuit House apart from medium and economy budget hotels - 03782-22021. Other staying options of Bomdila are:

Pangchen Lodge: 09836489939
Hotel La: 03782-222097
Hotel Sifiang Pong: 03782-222286
Hotel Sang-Ri-La: 03782-222226
Hotel Bomdila: 03782-222416
Hotel Himland: 09831097019

District: 
West Kameng district
STD Code: 
03782
Termperature: 
Summer 23-30°C, Winter 13-20°C
Best time to visit: 
April to October
Famous For: 
Buddhist Monasteries called ‘Gompas’, which show a strong influence of Tibetan and Buddhist culture.