"ARUNACHAL PRADESH" - KNOW YOUR STATES
Natures treasure trove Arunachal Pradesh, a mysterious, megical and mystical land tucked away in the north eastern tip of India is one of the most compelling holiday destinations in India. Arunachal Pradesh is known as the 'Land of down lit Mountains' the 'Orchid State of India' and the 'Land of Rising Sun. The frontier state of India, Arunachal Pradesh shares its border with Tibet(China) Bhutan and Myanmar(Burma). A unique habitat with glauers, high attitude meadoes, Sub tropical forest and an amazing away of flora and fauna,glistering water bodies and gushing rivers, beautiful manas teries. Most of the Arunachal Pradesh is covered by the Himalayas. These divide the State into five rivers valleys,the Kameng, the Subarriri, the Siang ,the Lohit and the Tirap. At the lowest elevations, essentially at Arunachal Pradesh border with Assam or Brahamaputra valley Semi evergreen forests.
Tourist Attraction in Arunachal Pradesh
Tawang: the entere Tawang region is nestled amidst Gudpi and chong chugmi ranges and bathed by the water of tawang chu river tawang monastery is and around 113 feet long and 80 feet wide edifice which is a famous Buddhist temple,a 28 feet high golden statue of Lord Buddha add a spark to the interior of the temple ,jaswant garh,Tawang Gaft centre,Urgelling Gompa ,Madhuri lake, Bap teng kang waterfall, Nuranang falls,Brahma dung chung Ani Gompa are some of the amazing sightseeing places.
Bomdila: It is an attractive summer vacation getaway is Arunachal Pradesh.Stroll across the land to have a glimpse of the snow packed Himalayan peaks and clearer views of kangto and Gorichen peaks.The most important sightseeing is Bomdila Manastery, Sessa orchid sanctuary where 2600 orchid of 80 species are cultivated.
Ziro: It is an ideal place for trekking in Arunachal Pradesh .The undulating terrains are perched with deep green forest which add to its scenic view.Ziro is the gateway to a number of attractive spots, kardo hills, Telley, wildlife sanctuary, Ziro puto is a perfect spot to have a birds eye view of the valley,Shiva Lingam,Tally valley offers the best trekking route by the bamboo, Orchid,fens and rhododendron forests.
Itanagar: Itanagar is the state capital,a township at an altitude of 350m above sea level. The legendary Ganga Lake is a famous picnic spot in Itanagar. Jawaharlal Neharu Museum, Gompa Buddha Vihar’ polo park, Zoological park are the ideal sport to visit.
Pasighat: It is the oldest townof Arunachal Pradesh. Siang River is a prime destination to enjoy water sports. Daying Ering Wiidlife Sanctuary is a popular sightseeing Spot is pasighat.
Roing: This picturesque valley is situated on the bank of Dibang River. Nehru Van Vdyan is a forest park set on the riverbank at Deopani.
Bhalukpong: The gateway to Arunachal Pradesh, Bhalukpong is 56km from Tezpur Town. Rinsed by the Kameng River, the region is a popular picnic spot. There are abundant scopes to explore the region to the fullest. Have a glimpse of Pankhui Widelife Sanctuary which is very close to Bhalukpang.
Pankhui Wildlife Santuary : Located on the foothills of Himalayas, iot is a wonderful land rich in flora and fauna and habitat of globally threatened species.
Religious Events And Festivals of Arunachal Pradesh
Siang River Festival: This is an attempt to promote eco-tourism and offer a lot of adventure activities like elephant race, traditional boat race, paragliding, cultural shows, food festival and much more.
Ziro festival of Music: This festival is Arunachal’s own version of the Sunburn Festival. It is a four day festival where the music lovers enjoy the performance of international and domestic music artists.
NyoKum: It is the festival of the Nyishi tribe, is celebrated for the harmony of the people.
Lossar festival: It is the festival of the Monpa tribe, to welcome a new year.
Dree festival: Ziro is the ideal place to see Dree which is a crucial part of the Apatani tribe. Prayers are offered to God Tami so that he protects the plants from harmful pests. During the fest a local beer called Apong is prepared by each house.