(Last Updated on : 14/06/2017)
Hill stations of Arunachal Pradesh
includes the major hill stations
of North East India
are Along, Bomdila
and many other places. These gripping hill stations are easily accessible from Guwahati
. The hill stations are located near the India- China Border. Here Buddhism
, 360 degree view of Lesser Himalaya Mountain Range
and the green valleys are dominant. The Tourism Department of Arunachal Pradesh highlights some wonderful and spectacular hill stations with abundant and luxuriant environs. These hilly destinations will surely renew and refresh a traveler under the lap of Tawang Monastery or by seeing red panda
in the wildlife sanctuaries
Along, West Siang District
is famous for Mopin Festival. Here, Mopin Festival
is the main festival
that starts from 5th to 6th April. The tribal people
celebrate Mopin for rich crops
cultivation. Another festival is Yomgo River Festival, which is held every year during peak tourist season, and lasting 3 to 4 days, is celebrated from January 11 to 15.
Bomdila, West Kameng district
Bomdila offers the gorgeous scenic beauty of the Lesser Himalayas with moderate climate
. Bomdila is famous for its rich historical
significances. The calm and serene atmosphere will enthrall one to recharge from the mundane condition.
Itanagar, Papum Pare district
Itanagar is known as the capital of Arunachal Pradesh. It is situated at the foothills of Himalayas. Itanagar is well connected by road
. Itanagar has a helicopter service between Guwahati
and Naharlagun in Arunachal Pradesh
Khonsa, Tirap District
Khonsa attracts the tourists for the presence of wildlife sanctuaries, the lush green forests
and the Indian Tribal Culture
. Wancho Tribe
is concentrated here.
Tawang, West Kameng District
Tawang is a popular hill station, directly came under the influence of Bhutanese and Chinese culture along with Buddhism. Tawang Monastery is a cynosure of this place.
Ziro, Lower Subansiri District
is popular for Talley Valley Wildlife sanctuary
. It is home to various endangered species
. The bamboo
trees, silver fir and beautiful orchids are present here.
, East Siang District
Pasighat is the best place for adventure sports
on the Siang River, which is the main tributary of the Brahmaputra River
. It flows right through the city. Daying Ering Wildlife Sanctuary
, Mouling National Park
and Jengging are the home of various endangered species of flora and fauna
. These national parks
and reserve forests
are easily connected with Pasighat.