Gorichen Peak Arunachal Pradesh

Gorichen Peak with the height of 6858 m is the highest peak in Arunachal Pradesh. The mountain is situated in the Tawang District and is about 164 kms from the district headquarters. Gorichen Peak or Sa-Nga Phu offers climbing opportunities to seasoned climber, however, amateurs or beginners can trek in the area surrounding the mountain. It is one of the top attractions of Tawang and is considered sacred by the inhabiting tribe of Monpa who believe that the peak protect them from all the evils. Most tourists get the glimpse of Gorichen Peak while traveling from Bomdila to Tawang.

Getting There

Cabs from Tawang are available for the area around Gorichen Peak.

Things to Do & See in and around

Trekking and camping are the best activities to do here. Apart from these, Gorichen is only 25 kms from the famed Nurunang Falls, so one can plan a visit there as well.

Best Time to Visit

The summer months of April, May and June and post monsoon month of September are the best time to plan a visit here.

Gorichen Peak

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