Nuranang Falls,Tawang,Arunachal Pradesh, India


Address -: Nuranang Falls ,Tawang town,Tawang district ,Arunachal Pradesh, India

Nuranang Falls some 100 metres high, is located in the Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh, India. It is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in this part of the country, yet is unknown to many travelers. It lies some 2 kilometres away from the town of Jang on the road connecting Tawang and Bomdila, so it is also known as the Jang Falls or Bong Bong Falls, Nuranang waterfalls are located around 40 km from Tawang town. These waterfalls are placed elevation of around 6000 feet and are one of the most stunning waterfalls in Arunachal Pradesh state. River Nuranang originates from the northern slope of Sela pass and form Nuranag waterfalls before it meets River Tawang. While on your way to Tawang, do halt at these waterfalls to have a good time with your loved ones. Stop here on your way to Tawang. There is a small hydel plant located near the base that generates electricity for local use.
The Nuranang river originates from the Northern slopes of the Sela Pass. Just below the waterfall it falls into the Tawang river.
According to a popular myth, Nuranang river and Nuranang falls are named after a local Monpa girl named Nura who had helped a soldier, Rifleman Jaswant Singh Rawat, Maha Vir Chakra (posthumous) in the 1962 Sino-Indian War and was later captured by the Chinese forces. The actual circumstances of Jaswant's heroism are more prosaic and no woman finds a place there. It is possible that the name Nuranang was bestowed well before 1962.

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