(Last Updated on : 20/01/2015)
Hill stations of Arunachal Pradesh
includes the major hill stations of North East India are Along, Bomdila
, Khonsa, Tawang
and many other places. These hill stations offer tourists the mesmerising natural hilly beauty of Kashi and Jaiantia Hill Range and the cool and pleasant atmosphere. Arunachal Pradesh Tourism highlights some outstanding stunning hill stations with copious and verdant environs. These attractive locations will revive and refresh one after a day long hectic schedule in a confined place
Along or Aalo is a hill station and a census town of Arunachal Pradesh. It is the headquarter of the West Siang District of Arunachal Pradesh. Along or Aalo is located about a days drive of 220 kilometres (140 mi) from Likabali which is at the border of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. Mopin Festival
is the main festival that starts from 5th April to 6th April. People celebrate Mopin for rich crops cultivation and to bless by nature. The Yomgo River Festival, held every year during peak tourist season, and lasting 3 to 4 days, is celebrated from January 11 to January 15.
This festival is celebrated with a view to endorse sightseeing, aboriginal culture and tradition, handloom and handicrafts and showcase its rich cultural heritage. Aalo or Along has a good road network and the road which runs from north Lakhimpur to the capital city of Itanagar, connects the town of Aalo to the city. The regular bus services to Aalo run from Itanagar. Arunachal Pradesh State Transport Service (APSTS) buses are available to and from Aalo or Along. There is a 5 hours journey by bus from Pasighat to Aalo (106 km) while from Moying (150 km) the bus will take around 6.5 hours to reach Aalo.
Bomdila is another hill station in Arunachal Pradesh. This hill station offers the attractive scenic beauty with moderate climate. Bomdila is the headquarters of West Kameng district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Bomdila is located at 27.25 degree north to 92.4 degree east. It has an average elevation of 2217 metres.
Itanagar is the capital of Arunachal Pradesh. Itanagar is situated at the foothills of Himalayas. Itanagar comes managerially under Papum Pare district of Arunachal Pradesh. Itanagar is well connected by road. There is a helicopter service between Guwahati and Naharlagun. Buses are available from Guwahati
. The nearest railway station is Naharlagun.
Khonsa of Arunachal Pradesh is the headquarters of Tirap district. The Tirap District is located in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. Khonsa is located at 27.02 degree North to 95.57 degree East. It has an average elevation of 1215 metres (3986 feet).
Tawang is a town situated in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. It has an average elevation of approximately 3,048 metres (10,000 ft) in the north-western part of Arunachal Pradesh. The town once served as the district headquarters of West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh, and became the district headquarters of Tawang district when it was formed from West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh.