It is a small beautiful town and one of the most important attractions of Arunachal Pradesh. The town boasts of a number of Buddhist monasteries, which are a storehouse to the very culture, spirit, and essence of the land. Bomdila not only serves its visitors with its scenic charm and important places of interest but also with several exciting adventures including hiking and trekking. The town is famous for its apple orchards and awe-inspiring views of Kameng valley and snow-capped mountains, making it a wonderland for nature lovers. The lush greenery of the place makes every traveller relax like never before.
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Bomdila Monastery was established in the year 1965 and represents the spiritual essence of Buddhism. It is situated close to Tipi Orchid Research Center in West Kameng district. Followers of Mahayana Buddhism consider this place sacred. The monastery resembles Tsona Gontse Monastery of South Tibet. The temple of Buddha in the monastery attracts pilgrims in great numbers.
Bomdila is famous for apple orchards. They are spread across large areas of the land. Laden with apples, the huge trees in the orchards are great attractions to tourists. Visiting Bomdila in winter would be a feast to your eyes as apple orchards will be at their optimum best in production. You will surely love to take a casual stroll in the apple orchards, and the temptation to buy apples for unbelievably low prices is too hard to resist.
Nature lovers will love Bomdila Viewpoint, as views from here are spectacular. The highest point here offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape, including Nechipu Pass. West Kameng Valley spreads out in front of your eyes when viewed from here.
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R.R. Hill is yet another important tourist attraction being Bomdila’s highest point. Apart from the scenic landscape that is the specialty of Bomdila, you can also view the road that leads to Tawang and to Bhutan’s border.
Craft Center and Ethnographic Museum is precisely where you need to be if you want to experience the essence of the culture and lifestyle of Bomdila. The handwoven carpets, traditional masks, and wall hangings are uniquely designed. Carpets with dragon designs are very famous here. This is also the place from where you can buy craft items to take back with you as souvenirs.