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A paradise for nature lovers

Arunachal with its magnificent snow clad peaks, exotic flora and fauna, tranquil lakes, tranquil lakes, rugged terrain and rushing rivulets is

A paradise for nature lovers

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Arunachal Pradesh is home to Namdapha National Park, which holds the distinction of being the country's third largest national park in terms of land area. For those who appreciate environment and wildlife, Namdapha National Park is a must-visit destination.


Arunachal Pradesh is renowned as the "Land of Dawn-Lit Mountains." In the south, it touches the states of Assam and Nagaland. Bordering countries include Bhutan to the west, Myanmar to the east, and a disputed border with China at the McMahon Line to the north. The capital of Arunachal Pradesh is located in Itanagar. Arunachal Pradesh is geographically at the top of northeast India's Seven Sisters.

The places that you can visit here are as follows:

Tawang

It is famous for being the birthplace of the sixth Dalai Lama, Tsangyang Gyatso, and is located at a height of approximately 3048 metres. In winter the snow clad mountains of the sub Himalayan ranges are a sight to behold and Tawang is known as the Switzerland of the East. It is also known for the important and beautiful monasteries that are located there.

Ziro

Ziro is a haven for people who are looking for serenity because of its pleasant temperature and distinctive indigenous population. Ziro is a charming old town located in Arunachal Pradesh. It is the traditional homeland of the Apatani tribe and is well-known for the pine hills and rice fields.

Namdapha National Park

Arunachal Pradesh is home to Namdapha National Park, which holds the distinction of being the country's third largest national park in terms of land area. For those who appreciate environment and wildlife, Namdapha National Park is a must-visit destination. Its altitude ranges from 200 metres all the way up to 4500 metres, making it an ideal habitat for varied species of flora and fauna.

Sela Pass

Sela Pass, which is considered to be one of the most beautiful spots in the Himalayan landscape, serves as a vital transportation route for the residents of Arunachal Pradesh and is as paradisacal as it gets. The mystical grandeur of the Himalayas and the Sela Pass, when combined, has the power to mesmerise everyone.

Roing

Roing is one of the most popular tourist destinations because of its snow-capped mountains, deep gorges, furious rivers pouring down the slopes, countless waterfalls, peaceful lakes, archaeological monuments, peace and fun-loving hospitable people, and most importantly, its wonderful temperature.

Itanagar

Itanagar is a natural wonderland. To the north, the towering Himalayas are covered with snow, while to the south, the lowlands along the Brahmaputra River are rich in agricultural potential.

Bomdila

The magnificent Himalayas cast its shadow over the beautiful Bomdila, which provides you with all that a location in this terrain should provide. Nearby is Rupa where there is an exotic orchid park.

Bhalukpong

Bhalukpong is a site that, in addition to being a paradise for people who love nature, can give you a total experience with a variety of activities that complement its natural beauty and an environment that is less well known.

Anini

Anini is the place where clouds descend to the ground and make out with the land. This undiscovered village is ideal for those in search of unadulterated peace and quiet because much of its natural splendour can be seen peeping out from behind the misty air.

Pasighat

Through this location flows the river Brahmaputra, which originates in Tibet, meanders through Assam and Bangladesh to fall into the Bay of Bengal. It is a dream come true for photographers because it contains an abundance of beautiful natural scenes.

Aalo

Arunachal Pradesh's West Siang district is administered from the town of Aalo, which was formerly known as Along. Aalo now serves as the district's administrative centre. This small town can be found at the confluence of the Sipu and Yomgo rivers. It is located in close proximity to a number of teeny-weeny villages. The Mechuka Valley is one of the most stunningly picturesque areas which is near Aalo.

Tirap

Tirap never fails to amaze its visitors with its gushing streams, green and colourful orchids, and the crispness in the air that soothes an anxious mind. Another extraordinary feature of this location is the presence of indigenous people and their celebrations, fairs, and immaculate artworks that are produced by these people.

Madhuri lake

Arunachal Pradesh, is home to several gorgeous lakes, but none of them are as beautiful and entrancing as the Madhuri Lake, which is also known as the Sangetsar Lake. Sangetsaris a stunning lake that is one of the most isolated lakes in the country and is said to have formed after an earthquake. The lake has dead trees sticking out of it, giving one a surreal feel.

Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary

The royal Bengal tiger and numerous other types of flora and fauna is found in this sanctuary. The Pakke Tiger Reserve is home to at least forty different kinds of mammals.

Daporijo

On the way from Ziro to Along, there is a small town called Daporijo. It is surrounded by paddy fields, bamboo forests, and the beautiful Subansiri River.

Gorichen Peak

The region of Arunachal Pradesh between the Tawang and West Kameng districts is home to the tallest mountain in the state, Gorichen Peak. This peak is around 164 kilometres from Tawang, and it is 7,500 metres (or 22,500 feet) above sea level.

Khonsa

Khonsa is the administrative centre of the Tirap district in Arunachal Pradesh. It is in the Himalayasurrounded Tirap Valley. Khonsa has streams, steep gorges, lush forests, and snow-covered hills.

Changlang

The Changlangdistrict's cultural uniqueness and natural beauty set it apart from nearby locations. It borders Myanmar (Burma).

Yinkiong

The Upper Siang district, Yinkiong's administrative centre, is named after the River Siang, which surrounds it. This ethnically diverse region is known for loving life and celebrating festivals.

Anjaw

Anjaw is a quiet, off-the-beaten-path town surrounded by lush foliage, dazzling waterfalls, gorgeous river streams, pine trees, and other stunning natural features.

Yupia

Yupia, the district headquarters for Papum Pare in Arunachal Pradesh, is approximately 20 kilometres from Itanagar, the state capital. This charming community's residents have preserved their forefathers' customs and rituals for decades.

Nuranang Falls

Nuranang Falls is a stunning waterfall in the unexplored Tawang jungle. Nuranang Falls is considered the most beautiful in the nation. This fall cascades down 100-metres throwing up a spray and flowing out in a gurgling stream.

Mechuka

The distinctive people and stunning environment of Arunachal Pradesh's Mechuka region is famous. Mechuka is sometimes called Menchukha. In the Mechuka valley, is a charming settlement above the lake. Memba, Ramo, Bokar, and Libo tribes live here. The locals follow Buddhism.

Tezu

As you walk through the woods with lush flora and birds tweeting soothing songs, with the Shivalinga rocks as a backdrop, you will be compelled to praise Tezu's natural beauty.

Dirang

On the road between Tawang and Bomdila in Arunachal Pradesh is Dirang, a picturesque town that was previously overlooked. Dirang grew from a sleepy village. The Dirang River, it is famous for its hot springs.

These are some of the places that you must visit, if you visit Arunachal Pradesh.

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