Tawang district is located in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in northeastern India. It is situated in the northwest part of Arunachal Pradesh and shares its borders with Tibet (China) to the north and Bhutan to the west. Tawang is known for its scenic beauty, rich cultural heritage, and Buddhist monasteries.

The district's headquarters is Tawang town, which is nestled amidst the picturesque Himalayan ranges. Tawang is renowned for its stunning landscapes, including snow-capped mountains, alpine meadows, and pristine lakes. The district is home to several tourist attractions, making it a popular destination for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts.