Nuranang Falls is an unknown and virgin location, deep in the forest of Tawang, offering a pristine and breathtaking experience. The Nuranang Falls, one of the most impressive waterfalls in the world, are a beautiful white sheet of water falling from an altitude of about 100 metres. Nuranang Falls, part of the Nuranang River that originates at Sela Pass, is unknown to the famous tourist trail that makes it an offbeat and quiet location. The Bap Ten Kang is famous as the BTK waterfall and has crystal clear water that elevates your spirits and encourages you to swim.
A day trip to the Nuranang Falls helps you to have a comfortable time by the waterfalls while on your journey from Tawang to Bomdila. High hills all around, draped in dense greenery and mist hanging around caressing the hilltops, dot the scenery around the falls, offering you absolute tranquilly and joy.
There is another myth connected with the waterfall’s name. Nuranang River and Nuranang Falls named after Nura, a local Monpa girl who supported Jaswant Singh Rawat, a Maha Vir Chakra awarded soldier during the Sino-Indian War of 1962, but later captured by Chinese forces. It is not only a magnificent Arunachal Pradesh attraction, but it is also used to produce electricity for local use. There is a small hydropower plant that produces electricity near the base.
You can visit the Hydel plant at the falls, which produces energy from the power of the waterfalls for the surrounding areas. For you to get a glimpse of the beauty that Arunachal Pradesh holds inside itself, Nuranang Fall is a great stopover spot.
Stay Near Nuranang Falls
A good place for accommodation is Tawang or Bomdila. As tourist centres, for all budget sizes, they have several choices.
Sightseeing around Nuranang Falls
It is possible to visit the Hydel power plant at the base of Nuranang Falls while you are here.
Shopping At Nuranang Falls:
A tribal art shop in the Tawang and Bomdila markets.
Local Experiences At Nuranang Falls
Arunachal Pradesh is a Buddhist kingdom to a large extent. You can observe the Buddhist culture and values by being here.
Almost all year round, Arunachal Pradesh is cold and the best time to visit is from February to November. The hills are all lush green; the temperatures are nice but cold, and during this time, the area hustles and bustles with life and beauty. Particularly for nighttime, it might require you to carry some woollens as it can get a little chilly.
How to reach Nuranang Falls?
Option 1 Road:
Buses are conveniently accessible from anywhere in the town to visit this picturesque attraction of Tawang on the Arunachal Pradesh trip. Tawang well linked by ASPRTC buses and a few more private buses to all major cities in the North-East. The best option is to hire a taxi, as you can stop at Nuranang Falls before heading to Bomdila.
Option 2 Air:
The closest airport is in Guwahati, 480 km from Tawang and well connected to all the country’s major cities. For another trip to Tawang, one can hire a car or catch a bus to Tezpur. Alternatively, helicopter services from Guwahati to Tawang are available daily at a price of Rs. 400 for adults and Rs. 2500 for children.
Option 3 Train:
The nearest railway station is at Tezpur. Tezpur well linked by road to Tawang and Bomdila and you can get a Tata Suma or a bus to Bomdila or Tawang.
Best time to visit Nuranang Falls
The best time to schedule a tour is from November to April to see the waterfalls in their full swing.
Almost all year round, Arunachal Pradesh is cold and the best time to visit is from February to November. The hills are all lush green; the temperatures are nice but cold, and during this time, the area hustles and bustles with life and beauty. Particularly for nighttime, it might need you to carry some woollens as it can get a little chilly.
Timing at Nuranang Falls:
Falls opening time is from 8.00 AM to 6.00 PM