Tour to Arunachal Pradesh, Beauty Lies in Variety
Located on the easternmost top of the country Arunachal Pradesh shares its international border with China, Burma and Bhutan and its domestic border with Nagaland and Assam. This land is bestowed with exotic natural beauty, an awe-inspiring variety of wild life, majestic ancient ruins and the enchanting tribal folk. The topography of the land is really fascinating with the rivers, which flow from the frosty wastes of the Himalayas to the balmy sub tropical plains of the Brahmaputra Valley. The existence of tropical evergreen, temperate evergreen and coniferous forests in the foothills, the variety of floras, rhododendrons, cactus, bamboo have made Arunachal Pradesh a must visited place.
Visit to Itanagar and Naharlagun; Twin Towns: -
Itanagar, the capital of Arunachal Pradesh, has derived its name from the ancient historical castle made of bricks. This place is also popular as The Land of the Dawnlit Mountains. Jawahar Lal Neheru State Museum, Rajbhawan, Ganga Lake are the prominent tourist spots of Itanagar.
Naharlagun City, a twin town to Itanagar is located 10 km away from Itanagar. It is an ideal place for boating, adventure trekking and hiking.
Tourism in Tawang: The Land of Holy Tawang Monastery
Tawang is popular among the tourists for the arresting valley serenaded by highland pass. This place, the birthplace of sixth Dalai Lama, has witnessed 400 years old Tawang monastery. It is place to influence the followers of Mahayana Buddhism.
The world's second longest pass Se La Pass reposes on the way to Tawang. The spectacular Pakang Teng Tso Lake is worth watching.
Tour of Ziro: Where Beauty of Nature Mingles with Science: -
Travel to Ziro, A charming valley of the Apatani Plateau, is cloaked with Pine Mountains. Pine bamboo groves, high apex fish farm, village are the center of attractions of Ziro.30 km away from Zero there is small township named Talley Valley which is famous for paddy cum pisciculture. The tourists must visit Talley Valley to experience the inexperienced.
Bomdila, A Home of Ancient Tribes: -
Bomdila is specially the home of the tribes like Monpa, Aka, Miji, Sherdukpen and Begun. The scattered gomphas have made the place the perfect Himalayan destination.
Trip to Parashuram Kund; A Tribute to Parashuram
It is believed that Parashuram, the great ancient sage of India, has cleaned his sin of matricide on the bank of the Lohit River. Later it become popular as Parashuram Kund. Parashuram Mela during winter attracts loads of tourists from far and corner.
Malinithan; Excavations that Reveal an Unknown Past: -
This place is famous for the ruins of a seven to eight centuries ancient temple sites. A chain of excavations has explored the icon of the deities, an embellished basement of a temple, floral designs, animal motifs and panels, which remind the glorious but unknown past.
Akashiganga: A Mark of Divinity
It is believed that when Lord Shiva was carrying the corpse of Parvati, Lord Vishnu cut her body into pieces with sudarshana chakra and one of the pieces fall in this place which is considered as divine. Akashiganga provides an exotic view of the Brahmaputra River.
Wild life sanctuaries and the beautiful national parks of Arunachal Pradesh are worth visiting. Different mammals are well conserved in the sanctuaries to entertain the visitors.
List of Wild Life Sanctuaries Arunachal Pradesh are: -
Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary, Seijosa.
Dr. D. Ering Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary, Pasighat.
Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary, Roing.
Eagle Nest Wildlife Sanctuary, Seijosa.
Kamlang Wildlife Sanctuary, Miao.
Itanagar Wild life Sanctuary, Naharlagun.
Kane Wildlife Sanctuary, Along.
Major Wildlife National Parks of Arunachal Pradesh: -
Sessa Orchid Sanctuary, Tipi
Namdhapa National Park (Tiger Project), Miao
Dihang-Debang Biosphere Reserve, Dibang Valley
Mouling National Park, Jengging
Festivals and fairs play an important role in the socio cultural lives of the tribes. Some of the important festivals are Losar, Boori Boot, Mopin, Solung, Nechi Dau, Loku, Mol, and Reh and so on. The tourists can enjoy different tribal festivals in Arunachal Pradesh that adds some newness in their tour. Thus Arunachal Pradesh is a juxtaposition of natural beauty, Buddhist culture and a place of mythological beliefs. Moreover, the tribal life ? their culture, festivals and rituals are an added attraction to the visitors.
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