Places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh
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Arunachal Pradesh is a state in Northeast India and the largest one among the seven sister states. It shares boundaries with Assam, Nagaland, Bhutan, and Myanmar. The cultural tendency of Arunachal Pradesh is totally different from other cultures.
Lets explore the some tourist places to see in Arunachal Pradesh
NAMDAPHA NATIONAL PARK
Namdapha National Park is India’s third-largest national park and is one of the best places for people who love to experience wildlife. This place is located in Changlang District of Arunachal Pradesh. Here you can enjoy camping, jungle safari, wildlife photography, boating, etc. The Namdapha national park includes everything like jungles, valleys, rivers, lakes, and mountains and one can also see animals like red pandas, clouded snow leopards.
Sela Pass is found in Tawang and is surrounded by 101 lakes all around is a famous place in Arunachal Pradesh. It is a sacred place for Buddhists. The pass has a Sela lake that is also called Paradise lake is the main attraction of this place and you can see the Eastern Himalayas from here. During the winter season when the lake gets to freeze, its mesmerizing beauty can leave a great impact on anyone.
Tezu is located in Lohit District of Arunachal Pradesh and the best time to visit this place is from December to July. This place shows the actual culture of Arunachal Pradesh to their visitors like the quaint village, botanical garden, museums, and wildlife sanctuary.
Bomdila is located in West Kameng. It is rich with culture, tradition, and wildlife beauty. You can see the Bomdila viewpoint, wildlife sanctuaries, and the Bomdila monastery here. It is basically a lush green hill consist of everything you need to explore.
Dirang valley is also located in West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh. The best thing about the Dirang valley is that the climate of this place remains pleasant throughout the year so you can visit this place anytime you want. A lot of tribes live here so you can explore that too and learn about tribal culture and livelihood. Dirang has a hot water spring where you can enjoy bathing amidst an amazing atmosphere. It has a Yak Research Centre which has a collection of almost 150 Yaks.
Itanagar is capital city of Arunachal Pradesh is famous for its festivals like Losar, Nyokum, Dree, Solung. You can visit the famous Ganga Lake, the Ita Fort, Rupa Hill station, Gompa Buddhist Temple, Wildlife Sanctuary, and Museums. Itanaga ar is a perfect holiday destination.
It is situated beside the river Kamang in Arunachal Pradesh. This place is apt for the people who love adventures like hiking, trekking, river rafting, fishing, and canoeing.
Sangti is 15 km away from Dirang and the best tourist destination in Arunachal Pradesh for the people who seek peace. Away from the crowded city and want to adore the beauty of nature, Sangti is for you as it has high mountains, a clean river, and lush green valleys.
Bumla pass is situated on high altitude on the Indo –China border and mostly covered with snow. The whole area is surrounded by snow-covered mountains and a lake in between which is a cherry on the top.
Anini is a town located in Dibang valley. Idu Mishmi tribal people live here and have their own community. The Dibang wildlife sanctuary which was established in 1992 is located in the north Anini is a must-visit place. Alpine forests with Bamboo, Tsuga, and Abies plants found here. You can also find rare mammals like Musk deer, Res goral, Red panda, and many rare bird species.
Hayuliang is a village which means “THE PLACE OF MY LIQUOR”. This place is famous in Arunachal Pradesh as it is the meeting point of two rivers named Lohit and Delai. You can stay here and enjoy lofty hills and a charming atmosphere.
PAKHUI WILDLIFE SANCTUARY
Pakhui is a wildlife sanctuary found in the foothills of the Himalayas covering 862 sq.km of East Kameng district. It includes more than 40 species like Barking Deer, Elephants, Jackal, Clouded Leopard, and many other species. wildlife safaris and nature walks are other main attractions of the place.
Gorichen’s Peak is located in the Tawang District and can be visited anytime. If you are a thrill lover, then you should definitely visit this place in Arunachal Pradesh. The peak is 6,858 meters high and is a very popular hot spot for camping and trekking.
Madhuri lake also called Sangestar Tso lies near the Indo-China border is a beautiful place surrounded by high hills and greenery. Here the movie Koyla was shot in which Madhuri Dixit played the lead role.
Aalo is also known as Along is the headquarter of West Siang. It is a great holiday destination with orange gardens, buckwheat plantation and valleys along with two rivers flowing named as Sipu and Yomgo.
Ziro is an old town in Arunachal Pradesh and like a paradise with pine hills and rice fields. You can also find the Apa Tani tribe. The climate is mild throughout the year.
Roing is a place with peaked mountains, lakes, rivers, and many archaeological sites. It is a very attractive destination for tourists in Arunachal Pradesh. Bhishmak Nagar and Nehru Udyan are historical places here which you can visit for sure.
Tirap district is located in the south-eastern part of Arunachal Pradesh. The place is famous among the tourists as it has a divine aura created by tribal people who lived there. Their culture and amazing artwork depict dedication towards their work. They also make beads jewelry and headgears which they exported and termed very valuable in the other territories.
Daporijo is a small town found on the way between Ziro and Along situated 600 m above the sea level. Daporijo is famous for its ethnic culture and magnificent view. It is believed that this town has been situated since the time of Mahabharata. People in this town wear colorful clothes and make bamboo handicrafts.
Khonsa is the headquarters of Tirap which is about 1215 m above sea level. It is a small hill station with exquisite natural beauty. You can visit the Khonsa museum which has tribal artifacts and can also get the touch of Tibetian culture by visiting Miao which is 154 km away from Khonsa.
Tawang is situated on the hill which is above 1000feet from sea level and the best time to visit this place is from October to March. But to experience snowfall, visit in December and January. You can visit Bumal, Tawang war memorial, monastery, and Madhuri lake.
Arunachal Pradesh is a scintillating beautiful place for people who love to explore totally different places and indulge in different traditions. Arunachal Pradesh’s most areas have tribal people that demand prior permission from authorities to enter their territories.