Pay A Visit to Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh also is known as the land of rising sun is situated on the eastern most border of India. The Himalayan ranges separate the state from China. Special permits called Inner Line Permits (ILP) are required to enter Arunachal Pradesh. Arunachal is huge and traveling around its vast and
mountainous tracks can be arduous. But for many this has been a challenge. The haunting terrain is a trekker's delight and its amazing range of flora and fauna a naturalist's dream. Itineraries can be customized to enjoy the full range of Arunachal's glorious assets to one's own needs and the limitations of the Inner Line Permits which can be easily obtained from the Resident Commissioners/Deputy Resident Commissioners at Delhi, Kolkata, Shillong, Guwahati or the Deputy Commissioners of districts.
Hidden amongst its verdant valleys are Arunachal's tribal villages offering a dynamic insight into the fashioning of this land and its people. Discover the intriguing traditions of ancient lifestyles lived against one of the most diverse ecological settings in the country. Uncover the myths and legends of this land and its people. Marvel at its cultural and religious wealth and antiquity. The stunning combination of its beauty, the treasure house of exotic flora and fauna and its rich tribal heritage make Arunachal a fascinating journey for the discerning traveler.
Arunachal is vast – its terrain difficult. But vacationing in Arunachal Pradesh is an adventure – reminding you again what a wonderful privilege it is to enjoy the delights of wild beauty at its very best.
Places of Interest
Located at an elevation of 10,000 feet above the sea level, Tawang is one of the fascinating destination in Arunachal. The place of the celestial charm is famous for Tawang monastery, the largest monastery in India and second largest in Asia.
Located in the lower Dibang Valley, Roing is the delight to the nature lovers, adventure freaks, archaeologists. The place displays a peaceful ambiance with breathtakingly beautiful surroundings and numerous lakes.
The state capital is the beating heart of Arunachal Pradesh where the explorers can witness the rich heritage of the tribes of the state. The capital has so much to offer in regards to gaiety, shopping. The ideal alternative includes Itanagar Wildlife Sanctuary as well.
Bomdila is a perfect place if you are aiming to have a stunning view of snow clad Himalayan mountain ranges. It is situated 8000 feet above the sea level. The cool climate is enjoyable and so are the apple orchards and the beautiful surroundings.
Dirang is an unexplored gem, hidden away in the wilderness of Arunachal Pradesh. This quaint village is a stoppage for many tourists proceeding towards Tawang from Assam. A major influence of Buddhism and Bhutanese culture can be found here.
Declared as a World Heritage Site, Ziro offers some of the best attractions in Arunachal Pradesh. While you are here, ensure that you visit Talley Valley, fish farm, and Wild Life Sanctuary.
How to reach
AirwaysWell-connected to Kolkata and Guwahati, Lilabari (North Lakhimpur) Tezpur airport in Assam is the nearest airport, 260 km (around 4hours drive). You can catch direct flights to Kolkata and Guwahati from all prime cities including Delhi, Mumbai, and Pune. There is easy availability of taxis and bus services going towards the state.
RailwaysAround 43 km away (just an hour drive) from the state capital Itanagar, Harmuti train station (Assam) is the nearest train station connecting Arunachal Pradesh to other major cities in India. Further, take a bus or hire a taxi for your onward journey towards the state.
RoadwaysThe state is easily reachable by road from all prime cities and nearby states. There is a sufficient number of inter bus services available from all major towns of Arunachal Pradesh to Meghalaya (around 790 km), Assam (560 km) and Nagaland (456 km).