Arunachal Pradesh the north eastern tip of India is the most charming tourist destination, with picturesque mountains and valleys having innumerable streams adding to the beauty of the landscape. Arunachal Pradesh is surrounded on three sides by Bhutan on the west, China on the north and Myanmar on its east. The state is blessed with thick forests, rich wildlife and tribal life giving rise to the many colorful festivals of the region. It is a heaven for the adventure sports lovers with many options of adventure sports like angling, boating, rafting, trekking and much more. It is the largest in area but scarcely populated state in the north east, with around eighty two percent of its land covered with forests. Arunachal is having climate varying from sub tropical in the South to Alpine in the North with a heavy rainfall. More than five hundred magnificent varieties of orchids are found in the state. Arunachal Pradesh Tourism is looked upon as the most prospective tourism sector among Indian destinations. |
Arunachal Pradesh can be approached by Air from Lilabari in Assam. Harmuty is the closest railway station from Itanagar the capital of Arunachal Pradesh, but the convenient railhead is North Lakhimpur. Itanagar is connected by road to Guwahati and many other cities in Assam.
The climate of this mountain destination is best through out the year except rainy season. It is having best weather between October and April, best for visiting Bomdila or Tawang. Every community of Arunachal Pradesh is having its own festivals. They are generally agricultural, religious and socio-cultural. The state being abundant with tribes and tribal life there are many fairs and festivals associated with these tribes. Losar Festival is held by the Monpas in December which is a festive time to be present in Arunachal. Arunachal Pradesh Tour packages offer the best sight seeing options along with visits to the wildlife sanctuaries and national parks showcasing variety of wildlife in Arunachal Pradesh.
Arunachal Pradesh is the best Indian tourist destination having lot of scope for adventure tourism. Among the tourist destinations of Arunachal Pradesh the most favorite destinations are
Bomdila A small town located at a height of around 8000 ft. is the best place to get the panoramic views of the mesmerizing landscapes and snow covered mountains. The Buddhist monastery of Bomdila the main tourist attraction is the best example of the Buddhist culture. The other attractions of Bomdila are Apple orchards, beautiful view of the snow covered mountains, the Buddhist Gompas, and the craft center displaying local craft of the state.
Tawang Monastery Located on a massive height of around 10,000 ft it offers spectacular views of the Tawang Chu valley. It is the largest Buddhist monastery in India and second largest in Asia. It is the source of the spiritual life of the region. Tawang is the best example of Buddhist architecture belonging to Gelukpa sect having a rich collection of invaluable manuscripts and books on Buddhism. The major attraction of the monastery is the floating statue of Buddha.
Along Along is the oldest town of Arunachal Pradesh located on the south bank of river Yomgo, which is the ideal place for hiking, trekking and angling in the river Yomgo. Along set in a wide open valley where the Sipu river merges with rive Siyom at the backdrop of hills covered with snow during winters, it presents a spectacular view delighting the visitors. Places of tourist interest in and around Along are Patum Bridge over Yomgo River, museum and Donyi-Polo Dere.
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