Arunachal Pradesh

10 Incredible places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh

Author: Tanuja Rai
Date: 2020-04-21

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Arunachal Pradesh is one of the seven sisters of Northeast India and is also the northeasternmost state of the country. This beautiful state in India appears as a giant patch of green on the map of India. The beautiful Arunachal Pradesh is considered to be one of the places that offer dense forests, a wide range of flora and fauna, many unexplored places, and untouched beauty in the country. The stunning mountainous state, Arunachal Pradesh has freshwater bodies, lush green valleys, hills, vibrant varieties of flora, and also avifauna. Also known as the ‘land of dawn-lit mountains’, Arunachal Pradesh has many places to visit and offers picturesque views to visitors. Tourists seeking adventure, nature enthusiasts, and visitors looking for quite simple holidays with their loved ones can all visit this beautiful state and wander around the beautiful places in Arunachal Pradesh. 


Best time to visit: October to March

How to reach: Lilabari Airport in the North Lakhimpur district of Assam is the nearest airport. Naharlagun railway station is the only railway station. 

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10 Incredible Places to Visit in Arunachal Pradesh

1) Tawang:

An important travel destination of Arunachal Pradesh, Tawang boasts of being blessed with natural beauty in abundance. The city is home to the Monpa tribe. Pankang Teng Tso Lake is one of the most popular lakes in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh. The lake is surrounded with blue lapis flowers in summers and wrapped in a blanket of snow in the winters. The largest monastery of India and the second largest one in Asia, Tawang Monastery is another major attraction of the region. 

Tawang Monastery

2) Nemisai:

An Arunachal Pradesh foothill district, Nemisai was carved out of Lohit District. The Nemisai Monastery, situated in the heart of Nemisai, was the first prominent structure to be built here. The Golden Pagoda at Tengapani is also a sight to behold. The pagoda is built in the Thai/Burmese style and stands majestically amidst a picturesque landscaped garden.

Golden Pagoda, Nemisai

3) Ziro Valley

Tucked in between the mountains and lush green valleys of Arunachal Pradesh, Ziro is an entrancing holiday destination that magnetizes travellers with its hypnotic natural charm; quaint villages, sprawling rice fields, and rolling green hills that are veiled under thick layers of vibrant flora add on to the beauty of this place. Ziro is home to the distinct Apatani tribe.

4) Dirang Valley

A stunningly picturesque valley, Dirang lies between Bomdila and Tawang. The valley town enjoys pleasant weather that makes for a comfortable stay. Dirang is also famous for hot water springs and apple orchards that enhance the natural beauty of the place.

Dirang Valley

5) Itanagar

The state capital of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar is a beautiful city well known for its Buddhist culture, scenic beauty, and tranquility. Ganga Lake, Ita Fort, Itanagar Wildlife Sanctuary, and Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum are some of the best places to visit in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh.