Do you want to visit the land of the rising sun! One of the most amazing places you can visit in India is Arunachal Pradesh. The state has a rich ecosystem with a wide variety of flora and fauna. So, everyone wants to visit and explore the best tourist places in Arunachal Pradesh.
Arunachal Pradesh is situated in the eastern part of the Indian territory. The natural beauty of this state makes it a favorite tourist destination for most of the people. In this article, you can read about the best places to see in Arunachal Pradesh. Here you can get to see some wonderful views of Northeast.
Top 10 Tourist Places In Arunachal Pradesh
Tawang is a high-altitude town situating in the lap of mighty Himalayas. This place is a paradise for mountain lovers as this place is at an altitude of 10000 feet.
Buddhist monasteries, high altitude passes, and some beautiful lakes are definitely picture-worthy here.
If you want the perfect blend of both nature and culture, then visit Tawang.
Among the most important places to visit in Tawang, it is also home to the largest monastery in India and the Tawang War Memorial.
Zero is a census town and is also listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. Which is enough to attract people to this valley.
Everything in this town is a major tourist attraction, pine-clad hills and rice fields are some of them.
It is home to the main Apatani tribal group which is also the organizer of one of the most popular music festivals in India, known as ‘Zero Music Festival’.
Namdapha National Park
Namdapha National Park is the third largest park and is also a hotspot for biodiversity in the country. Here the main attraction is Red Panda.
This is the park where we will be able to see all the four big cats including tiger, panther, cloud leopard and snow leopard.
All these things about the place make it one of the top places to see in Arunachal Pradesh.
Sela Pass is a paradise for nature lovers and is quite picture-worthy. It is a mountain pass situating at an altitude of 13,700 feet which is cover with snow throughout the year.
The place is sacred to Buddhists and they believe that there are 101 lakes around it. This fame of this pass is Sela Lake. The Lake will freeze during the winter season.
There are lots of activities to do in this town like wildlife sanctuaries, botanical gardens and more. Tezu will give you a dual experience of both nature and culture.
It is situating amidst the picturesque Mishmi hills. Tezu is one of the most important places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh.
One of the most popular spots in Tezu is Glow Lake near the snow-capped mountains.
In Roing you can see the natural paradise with mountains and lakes. It is one of the most exciting tourist places in Arunachal Pradesh.
The Bhishmaknagar Fort and Nehru Gardens add to the historical significance of this place. All in all, the heavenly climate here makes Roing one of the most attractive destinations for tourists.
Bomdila is known for its Buddhist monasteries and apple orchids as well as its beautiful surroundings. There are many trekking and hiking trails around Bomdila that attract adventure seekers.
Bomdila with its snow-capped mountains offers tourists a panoramic view of the eerie Himalayan region.
Dirang has pleasant weather throughout the year, and this is the reason why it is one of the best trips for any tourist. This pleasant weather is mainly due to the altitude of the place as it is situated at an altitude of 4,600 feet.
For picturesque breathtaking views of Dirang you can visit. Some of the places to visit in Dirang are the hot water spring, Dirang Dzong and Yak research centre.
Pasighat is locate along the Siang River Valleys and the Himalayas. It is the oldest town of this state and also known as \”Gateway to Arunachal\”.
Pasighat is one of the beautiful places with its beautiful scenery. You can do surfing, fishing, wildlife safari, fishing and many other adventure activities here.
Itanagar is a natural paradise. You can see that the heritage and tribal culture of the city, which is decades and centuries old, is still intact today.
Gyakar Sinyi and Buddha Vihara are among the most important attractions here.
Go and explore this amazing tourist places in Arunachal Pradesh.
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Best time to visit Arunachal Pradesh
The best time to visit Arunachal Pradesh is definitely spring and autumn and if you like extreme cold weather then December-January is for you.
But if you prefer to enjoy pleasant weather than March, April and May as it starts raining there and frequent heavy landslides can affect your travel plans badly.
Important Events in Arunachal Pradesh
Some important events of Arunachal Pradesh which are getting national and international recognition. These are:
- Tawang Festival: The Tawang festival is taking place around the last week of October.
- Zero Music Festival: The Zero Music Festival is taking place around the last week of September. If you\’d like to get a pass, here\’s the Ziro Music Festival website. Get the Passes
- MTB Cycling Events
- Adventure Mechuka, Mechuka Festival
- Other traditional Ethnic Festivals – Some of the prominent festivals celebrated in Arunachal Pradesh are Losar, Solung, Boori-Boot, Mopin, Dree, Nyokum, Reh, Si-Donyi, etc.
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Route Map of Places to Visit in Arunachal Pradesh
You have so many access to reach Arunachal Pradesh: in which you have Air route, Train route and Bus route.
Reach Arunachal Pradesh from Delhi
By Air Route
You can find only 2 fully commercial and 2 commercial/Defense airports in Arunachal Pradesh. If you want to reach by Airways, then Donyi Polo Airport, Itanagar and Tezu Airport will be good for you.
By Train Route
You get only 2 railway stations at Itanagar. These are Naharlagun (NHLN) and Gumto (GMTO). To reach Arunachal Pradesh, there is another railway station located at a short distance on the Arunachal Pradesh – Assam border. That is Bhalukpong (BHNG) railway station.
Check Itanagar Train Time Scheduled: Ixigo App
Note: Please check train timings before planning to visit Arunachal Pradesh.
By Road Route from Delhi
It takes you around 41 Hrs to go by road. In the same way you can say that from Delhi to Itanagar (Capital of Arunachal Pradesh) distance is around 2,139 kms.
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Local Tourism Says
Here is the official tourism website of Arunachal Pradesh. Get more information before planning to visit tourist places in Arunachal Pradesh. Let’s roam with Local Tourism.