(Last Updated on : 09/02/2013)
Tourism in East Kameng district
is really popular and worthwhile as this district offers a number of sightseeing and exploring opportunities. There are three chief valleys in this district namely Pakke-Valley, Pappu Valley and Passa Valley. These places are worth seeing. The indirect rivers make them more beautiful. On both sides of the rivers paddy fields are grown. Lumdung or Passa valley is famous for wandering birds during the winter season. During summer season, the valleys become green with natural beauty. Lumdung-Pappu Valley comes under Seppa Block, Passa and Pakke Valley come under Pakke-Kessang Block headquarter, Pakke-Kessang, is situated in Pakke-Valley. Lumdung (Pappu) is 21 kms, Passa (Rilloh) is 78 kms and Pakke is 140 kms from Seppa, the district headquarters. Pakke-Kessang is a cold place, so it is advised to carry warm clothes while travelling.
Pakhui Tiger Reserve
is another most popular tourist spots at East Kameng district under Seijosa Circle. It is 64 kms from Tezpur
and 225 kms from Seppa, the district headquarters. The major hill stations of East Kameng district are Bameng, Chayangtajo and Pakke-Kessang. They are situated at 48 kms, 81 kms and 141 kms respectively from Seppa. Chayangtajo is famous for 'Gorichen', the snow peaked Mountain that can also be seen from Bameng. During the winter season, Kameng River
is considered as a good spot for angling and fishing. Those who are interested in indulging in these activities need to take permission from the district administration.
Further, Seppa, which is the capital, generally hosts several beautiful tribal dance festivals. These amazing dance festivals are simply amazing and they add colours to the scenic natural countryside. The tourists can also get a look of the beautiful Himalaya Mountains from the hill stations of Bameng, Chayangtajo and Pakke-Kessang. East Kameng district can be described as a wonderful and worthwhile tourist destination of the north-east region of India.
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