Arunachal Pradesh is the largest state in the Northeast with a forest cover of more than 80% and shares international borders with Burma in the East, Tibet in the North and Bhutan in the West. Arunachal Pradesh also houses astonishing mountains, crystal clear lakes and gushing waterfalls. If you are thinking to visit hill station this holiday, make sure to visit these destinations in this state. Here are the top must see destinations in Arunachal Pradesh which you cannot afford to miss.
In Tawang, one can get the glimpse of historical landmarks strategically set on the emerald meadows. It is famous for Tawang Monastery, a well-known Buddhist temple. You may also visit Indo-China border and other tourist attractions. Tawang has beautiful lakes around it and you will love the view offered by the place.
Roing is one of the most important tourist attractions in Arunachal Pradesh. It is located in Lower Dibang Valley. The picturesque beauty of the place attracts tourists from all parts of the world. Nature lovers, archaeologists 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.
Sela Pass is the highest pass in North East India at 13,700 feet and one of the most-visited tourist attractions in Arunachal Pradesh. Known to be the gateway to Tawang Valley, this pass is also counted amongst the high-altitude motorable passes, around the world. While driving on the Sela Pass, travelers will be witnessing some most mesmerizing views of the snow-class Mountains. During the winter season, a sheet of white snow covers the pass.
This is on the main road up towards Sela Pass. The waterfall has a great war story associated with it. You can ask your guide about it to pass time in the car. It’s a very small walk off the road to this waterfall and worth the pit stop.
If you love trekking, you shouldn’t come back from Arunachal Pradesh without visiting Ziro. It is a native tribal town where you can experience the sleepy living and get the perfect escape from hectic and busy city life. The people of Ziro Valley are called Apatani and they are well known for having nose plugs and facial tattoos. One can wander through the town, playing with puppies and stumbling upon sacrifice rituals.
At the altitude of around 8000 feet, Bomdila is an appealing getaway destination for family. Here, you can stroll along and capture the shots of snow-capped mountains and uninterrupted views of Gorichen and Kangto Peaks.
It is one of the well-known tourist attractions of Arunachal Pradesh and also the capital city. It has diverse architectural landmarks like Ita Fort which is built with special bricks. The iconic Ganga Lake is also located here.
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.