Arunachal Pradesh, bordered on the south by Assam, on the west by Bhutan, on the north and
northeast by China, and on the east by Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) is a sparsely populated
mountainous area in the extreme northeastern part of the subcontinent. Arunachal Pradesh (Sanskrit
for "Land of the Rising Sun") has an area of 83,743 sq km.
Most of Arunachal Pradesh is mountainous. Its terrain consists of lofty, haphazardly aligned ridges that separate deep valleys and rise to the peaks of the Great Himalayas.
The state's main rivers are the Brahmaputra known in Arunachal Pradesh as the Siang, and its tributaries, the Tirap, the Lohit (Zayu Qu), the Subansiri, and the Bhareli. The climate of the foothills is subtropical; in the mountains, temperatures decrease rapidly with altitude. Rainfall averages between 2000 and 4000 mm (80 and 160 in) a year.
Arunachal Pradesh has a single-chamber Legislative Assembly, which has 60 seats. The state sends three members to the Indian national parliament: one to the Rajya Sabha (upper house) and two to the Lok Sabha (lower house). Local government is based on 12 administrative districts.
|When to Visit||:||October to May|
|Festivals||:||Igu Dance Festivals(January), Makar Sankranti(January)|
Along is a place to be if you come along to Arunachal Pradesh. It is situated
near Assam’s border. The valley is picturesque surrounded by mountains with
rivers flowing through them. The place has various attractions. Kane Wildlife
Sanctuary, which is situated here, houses wild species such as elephants and
deer. The Hanging Bridge on River Siang is made of cane and bamboo. You could
go river rafting and trekking if you are keen to have some activity to challenge
your physical ability.
Apart from these places Dirang , Tezu and Khonsa are also considered as “must-visit” places of Arunachal Pradesh.
Famously called ‘Nature’s Treasure Trove’, Arunachal Pradesh has limitless beauty. There are a lot more tourist places in Arunachal Pradesh. The snow clad mountains and scenic valleys make the atmosphere serene. Water sports and trekking make you energetic. Overall, it is a great place to spend your vacation.
Anini is one of the most enticing places in Arunachal Pradesh. Although the history of the place is a bit clouded, it is said to have housed the Idu Mishimi who migrated from Tibet around the 1st millennium BC. The Town is located atop a Plateau between two tributaries of the mighty Brahmaputra river. Due to its high elevation above sea level, the town enjoys a pleasant climate throughout the year and is a great place to visit with several natural and man made tourist attractions making Anini a perfect location for mental relaxation.
Looking around the beauty of Arunachal Pradesh and lost in its tranquility, if you seek a change, this is where you need to be. Bhalukpong keeps your body and mind engaged. The options are many if you seek adventure. You could go hiking, trekking and river rafting. The hills that surround Bhalukpong offer you great opportunity to go trekking. Once you are here, do visit The Kaziranga National Park and Pakhui Wildlife
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. You could find a centre for crafts where local crafts are on display and a shopping centre
Your tour of Arunachal Pradesh is not complete without visiting Itanagar, the state capital. Itanagar has various attractions to offer which include Itanagar Wildlife Sanctuary, Ita Fort, The State Museum, Ganga Lake, Polo Park and a lot more. Itanagar Wildlife Sanctuary is a sprawling sanctuary that houses various species including langur, antelopes, Himalayan black bear, porcupines, goral and many more .The bird species exceed 400 in number and hence this place is great for birdwatching. Ita Fort is an ancient monument belonging to the 14th and 15th centuries. The gallery in State Museum has great collections that speak of the rich heritage of the tribes in the state. Ganga Lake offers scenic views with the green forest and orchids around. Polo Park is a botanical garden and it soothes your mind.
You will experience the rush of adrenaline while you are here. The park is covers varying altitudes from 200 meters to more than 4500 meters. Hence, you will find it beautiful, interesting and challenging. A number of wild animals are found here. Situated in the district of Changlang, this place offers thrilling moments.
Named the gateway to Arunachal Pradesh, this is the oldest town of the state. It is located on the banks of Siang River and it is 155 meters above the sea level. The place is blessed with the kindness of nature and you will find mind-blowing views. The majestic river Brahmaputra flows to this place from Tibet. Pangin and Daying Ering Wildlife Sanctuary are two top attractions here
Roing is one of the most important tourist attractions in Pradesh. It is located in Lower Dibang Valley. The picturesque beauty of the place attracts tourists from all parts of the world. Nature lovers, archeologists and adventure seekers will find the place engaging, educative and interesting. The place has many lakes and waterfalls and here you will find yourself at peace. A perfect place if you want to be in solitude
With Tibet to its north, Bhutan to its southwest and Sela range of West Kameng to its east, Tawang captivates you with its scenic beauty. It is located 10000 feet above Mean Sea Level. Tawang has beautiful lakes around it and you will love the view offered by the place. The 400-year-old Tawang monastery is not only one among the oldest but it is named one among the largest Indian monasteries
Ziro is famously known as Apatani Plateau. Declared as a World Heritage 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. Pine Bamboo groves found here look enchanting