Nuranang Waterfalls

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    Location: HXQM+Q8V, Cona, Shannan, Arunachal Pradesh 790105

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2-3 hours.

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    If you love nature and want to spend some time with your loved ones in nature, this waterfall is going to be heaven for you. The Nuranang Waterfalls is one of the most magnificent waterfalls in Arunachal Pradesh. It is also known as the Bong Bong Falls. The height of this waterfall is 100 meters. It is also called Jang Falls as it is situated 2 km away from Jang Town. There is a hydel plant below the Nuranang Waterfall which produces electricity for the locals.


    This Waterfall is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Arunachal Pradesh. It is becoming one of the most popular tourist spots in that region. People can spend a pleasant time with their loved ones in that amazing place. It is a gem for nature lovers. The waterfall is a pure gift of nature. Visitors can take videos and photographs of this incredible place. There is also an electricity-producing station. Visitors can visit there and experience how electricity is produced from hydel plants.

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    Man sitting at rock in front of waterfall white water stream falling from mountains.

    This waterfall came to the spotlight when the song ‘Tanhai Tanhai’ from the Bollywood movie ‘Koyla’ was shot in that spot in 1997.  According to the myth of the locals, the Nuranang river and waterfall are named after the name of a mona girl ‘Nura’ who helped a soldier Jaswant Singh Rawat in the 1962 Sino-Indian war.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Scenic view of nuranang waterfall.

    The view of these Waterfalls is amazing. It cannot be expressed in words without visiting this stunning waterfall. There is a small hydel plant located in the base. It produces electricity for the locals. River Nuranang originates from the northern slope of Sela pass and forms this waterfall before it meets River Tawang. This waterfall flows through many large and small and the red and green leaves around the rocks make a fascinating look. From the waterfall, the snow-capped mountain peaks, valleys, and lakes give the visitors breathtaking views.

    Opening Hours

     The visiting time of the Waterfalls is from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

    Entry & Others Fees

    There is no entry fee in the Waterfalls.

    How to Reach

    By Air: Unfortunately, there is no airport in the region. There is an airport in  Tezpur, Tezpur Airport Rd. Visitors can take service from the Naharlagun Helipad. The Helicopter service conducts from Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport.

    As it has limited seats it is advised to pre-book the helicopter ticket. It will take around 55 minutes to reach Tawang from the airport.

    By Railway: Rangapara North Junction is the nearest railway station to Tawang.

    By Road: Tawang is connected to Guwahati and Tezpur cities. Buses are available for Tawang from Tezpur and other places in the cities.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should carry your necessary things and water bottles on this journey.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it is safe to visit the Waterfalls. 

    Naharlagun Police Station  

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans:  Yes, photography is allowed in the Waterfalls.

    Que-03: What is the origin of these Waterfalls?

    Ans: The origin of the Waterfalls is from the Sela pass. From its origin, it passes into the Nuranang river and changes into this mind-blowing waterfall,  and falls into the Tawang river.

    Que-04: Are there any food stalls near Nuranang Waterfalls?

    Ans: Yes, there are food stalls near the Waterfalls.

    Que-05: Is it allowed to visit the Hydel power station of Nuranang Waterfalls???

    Ans: Yes, it is allowed for the visitors to visit the Hydel power station of the Waterfalls.

    Que-06: How to reach Nuranang Waterfalls?

    Ans: The Waterfalls are very close to Tawang Town. It is 40 km from Tawang town and 2 km from Jang Town. Visitors can hire a can to visit the Waterfalls.

    Que-07: How many days will the Nuranang Waterfalls remain open?

    Ans: It will remain open each day of the week.

    Que-08: What is the best time to visit the Waterfalls?

    Ans: The best time to visit the Waterfalls is from November to April.

    Que-09: Can visitors shoot videos of these Waterfalls?

    Ans: Yes, visitors can shoot videos of the Waterfalls.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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