Located in the eastern most part of the Indian territory, Arunachal Pradesh is one of those lands which has been blessed greatly by the Gods with the best of everything. A preferred tourist destination, the land of tribal cultures is filled with gushing waterfalls, crystal clear pristine lakes, magnificent high-altitude mountains, Buddhist monasteries, verdurous valleys and quaint hillside villages. The best part being that the natural beauty of this picturesque place is yet unspoiled and untouched by the greed of today’s mankind. Arunachal Pradesh with its picturesque landscapes and serene atmosphere offer relaxation and rejuvenation to the drained and exhausted souls. Not only will it provide you peace but will also add thrill and action in your dull lifeless life. Whether you are the wanderlust soul who likes exploring the hidden gems of lands or an energetic adventurer or a spiritual enthusiast or a general tourist who wants to go sightseeing a vacation to Arunachal Pradesh will definitely satisfy you by completely quenching your thirst. To make you well acquainted with this land which literally means “the land of the dawn – lit mountains”, we have made a short list of some of the best places for you to visit. So, have a look!
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Located in the North – western part of Arunachal Pradesh, Tawang is a high – altitude town lying in the lap of the mighty Himalayas. If you are a fan of both history as well as nature, then Tawang is the place you need to head to. Situated at a high elevation of 10,000 feet, it is a paradise for mountain lovers too. This attractive town which provides a perfect blend of nature and culture is filled with numerous tourist attraction places like peaceful Buddhist monasteries, high altitude passes, war memorials, scenic lakes with a picturesque landscape in the backdrop. Housing the largest monastery in India, Tawang monastery is around 113 feet long and 80 feet wide. The main attraction of the monastery is a stunning 28 feet high golden statue of Lord Buddha which is worshiped with utmost dedication by the worshippers. The other attractions of Tawang include Tawang War memorial which was built to commemorate the martyrdom of the soldiers who lost their lives in the Sino – Indian war, Indo – China border, Craft Centre, Madhuri Lake, Bap Teng Kang Waterfall. The best time to visit this gorgeous place is during March to June or between September and October. The land always invites visitors to come and explore its secrets.
Situated 8000 feet above sea level, Bomdila is an attractive summer getaway with pleasant climate, stunning view of the snow – clad Himalayan mountain ranges and the beautiful apple orchards acting as a wonderful backdrop. An idyllic vacation destination with friends and family, Bomdila helps you bond with your loved ones even more. Whether you go out strolling across the land with mesmerising views or you bring out your adventurous self and go on trekking through the hills of different levels or you simply admire the craft centre where the local crafts are on display and is a shopping centre as well, doing such simple activities along with your loved ones make them all the more fun. Other important sightseeing spots that you can visit while in Bomdila are the Bomdila Monastery which is rich in art and craft and the Sessa Orchid where around 2600 orchids of 80 different species are cultivated. So, if you want to witness the nature’s beauty at its best then take a trip to Bomdila.
A picturesque valley situated on a plateau tucked away in Himalayan foothills, Ziro is a perfect place for trekkers. Away from the perplexities of the mundane city life, the native tribal people of the place spend an easy lifestyle without bothering about the city cultures. Surrounded by the pine ridden mountains, paddy rice fields, bamboo huts and a vast variety of flora and fauna, the valley is a paradise for nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts as well as cultural people. The World Heritage Site is often visited by tourists to explore and closely experience the culture and tradition of the tribe Apatani. Visiting these beautiful, picturesque and calm places will surely soothe your strained and stressed nerves. Other places that you can visit once here are Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Meghna Cave Temple, Pine Grove, Tarin Fish Farm, etc. Though an evergreen location for a happy vacation the best time to visit the place is during October to March. Rich in both vegetation and wildlife the place will make you fell in love with itself. Go ahead and be prepared to have an experience of a lifetime.
Being one of the most frequented places among travellers over the year this town has turned a hotspot boosting the tourism of the state. Located in the Lohit district amidst the scenic Mishmi Hills, the town has something unique to offer to its every visitor. The place has wildlife sanctuary, museum, botanical garden, quaint villages, beautiful lakes and the mesmerising backdrop of the magnificent snow – capped mountains. Though the most popular attraction of the place is still the natural miracle, the photogenic Glow Lake with the Gorgeous mountains in the background. It has been a delight for the photographers to capture this breath – taking site in their camera lenses. The beauty is such that it will leave you staring in disbelief at the God’s marvellous creativity.The best time to visit this place is between December and July. For understanding the true essence of the state, it is necessary to visit this town which offers a dual experience of nature and culture in a single visit.
A small town nestled in the Dirang Valley in the West Kameng District, Dirang sits at an elevation of approximately 4,900 feet. Thus, ensuring a pleasant and enjoyable weather throughout the year. This place vey well justify the quotation that big surprises come in small packages. Though a small town it has a lot to offer to its visitors. Apart from the breath – taking views of the valley, here you can get to know and experience the unique culture and traditions of the various tribes that house here. Suitable for every individual but ideal for the backpackers, Dirang is a must visit place while visiting the state.
Though there are many other places to visit other than the ones we mentioned, but we are sure the beauty of the above-mentioned places is enough to make you curious to pack your bags and plan you vacation. Don’t forget to share your experience with us too