The small town of Bomdila is perched amongst the panoramic settings of the lofty ranges of the eastern Himalayas. It is a remote destination and like few other Indian towns, it has escaped the virtual tourist invasion in recent times. Bomdila is known for its scenic environs along with its Buddhist monasteries and apple orchids. It also attracts the adventure seeker with its numerous trekking trails.
Sessa Orchid Sanctuary covers more than 100 sq. km area of land. Doimara and Tenga reserve forests form a part of the sanctuary.
Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary
Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary offers spectacular views with waterfalls flowing from lesser heights and Kameng River flowing through the lush greenery.
Dirang Valley is a stunningly picturesque valley that lies between Bomdila and Tawang.
Bomdila Monastery was established in the year 1965 and it represents the spiritual essence of Buddhism. It is situated close to Tipi Orchid Research Center in West Kameng district.
Bomdila is famous for apple orchards. They are spread across large areas of the land.
Bomdila View Point
Bomdila View Point, views are spectacular. The highest point here offers breathtaking views of the landscape around including Nechipu Pass.
R.R. Hill offers a scenic landscape that is the specialty of Bomdila, you could also view the road that leads to Tawang and to Bhutan’s border.
Craft Centre and Ethnographic Museum
Craft Centre and Ethnographic Museum are precisely where you need to be if you want to experience the essence of the culture and lifestyle of Bomdila. The hand-woven carpets, traditional masks, and wall hangings are uniquely designed.
Tipi Orchidarium lies on the banks of River Bharali in West Kameng district. It has over 50000 orchid varieties including some rarest species.
The best time to visit Bomdila is between March and October. Bomdila has an alpine climate and remains on the lower end of the temperature range pretty much throughout the year. The summer months coincide with the peak tourist season. The temperature stays within a comfortable range of 20ºC to 32ºC during that time, so it is the ideal time to visit Bomdila.