Gorichen Peak

Gorichen Peak stands at a height of 22,500 feet above sea level and is the highest peak in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. The mountain rests in the Tawang District around 164 kms from the main headquarters of the district. Gorichen Peak or Sa-Nga Phu is a great treat for adventurers seeking exciting climbing opportunities. The trek is perfect for both amateurs as well as beginners. Travelers often catch views of the Gorichen Peak during their travel from Bomdila to Tawang.

Locally Gorichen Peak is known with the name of Sa-Nga Phu, which means the Kingdom of Deity. The locals believe that this peak is sacred and protect them from all the evil powers. Gorichen Peak remains an ideal spot to enjoy trekking and mountaineering amidst some unseen vistas of nature all around. Gorichen is at a convenient distance of 25 kms from the well-known Nurunang Falls, thus, one must plan a visit here as well for some moments of peace.

Best Time to Visit
Summer months of April, May and June are great to enjoy this beautiful trek. Weather during these months remains heart pleasing and keeps the sky clear of mountains. One can also visit here in the post monsoon month of September when the region looks washed with fresh rain showers, making the surroundings look even greener.

How to Reach:
By Air: The nearest airport to Gorichen Peak is Tezpur Airport of Assam from where one can take taxi services to reach here.
By Rail: Rangapara North Railway Station in Assam is the nearest railway station to the peak.


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