Arunachal Pradesh is one of the 28 states of India and is the northeastern-most state of the country. Arunachal Pradesh borders the states of Assam and Nagaland to the south and shares international borders with Bhutan in the west, Myanmar in the east and is separated from China in the north by the McMahon Line. The state is well-known for its snow- capped mountains, green forests, rare species of orchids, sparkling streams, beautiful monasteries, exotic flora and fauna and ancient temples. Visit the place if you wish to experience a magical journey that you are going to cherish for a lifetime.
Arunachal Pradesh is dotted with a number of tourist attractions that allure tourists from all over the world. The state caters to the requirements of every kind of traveler. Famous attractions include ancient temples, historical monuments, monasteries, waterfalls, museums and sanctuaries. Arunachal Pradesh is a paradise for adventure enthusiasts as it offers a variety of adventure sports. Some popular sports include trekking, hiking, camping and rock climbing. Regular treks and adventure expeditions are organized around different destinations of the state. The sparkling rivers allure people to enjoy activities like angling and rafting.
Different destinations of the state take you through its rich culture and history. Main destinations include Itanagar – the capital city, Tawang, Pasighat, Ziro and Along.
How to reach to Arunachal Pradesh
Popular for its wonderful Buddhist monasteries, various sanctified spots, stunning lakes and historical edifices, Arunachal Pradesh is one of the India’s north eastern states bordering China, Myanmar and Bhutan. Travelling to Arunachal Pradesh is not a big deal, as you can conveniently reach here by all modes of transportation. The state is well-connected to all major cities including Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata.
- Well-connected to Kolkata ad Guwahati, Lilabari (North Lakhimpur) Tezpur airport in Assam is the nearest airport, 260 km (around 4hours drive). You can catch direct flights to Kolkata and Guwahati from all prime cities including Delhi, Mumbai and Pune. There is easy availability of taxis and bus services going towards the state.
- Around 43 km away (just an hour drive) from the state capital Itanagar, Harmuti train station (Assam) is the nearest train station connecting Arunachal Pradesh to other major cities of India. Further, take bus or hire a taxi for your onward journey towards the state.
- The state is easily reachable by road from all prime cities and nearby states. There are sufficient number of inter bus services available from all major towns of Arunachal Pradesh to Meghalaya (around 790 km), Assam (560 km) and Nagaland (456 km).