(Last Updated on : 06-02-2017)
Districts of Kameng Division give one the perfect holiday sojourn while visiting Arunachal Pradesh
. Here the districts are Tawang district
, West Kameng District
and East Kameng district
Tawang district is the smallest of the 16 administrative districts of Arunachal Pradesh in northeastern India. With a population of 49,977, it is the eighth least populous district in the country (out of 640). The tourism destinations of Tawang district include the beautiful Tawang Monastery, which is quite ancient and it has the early architectural specimens. Jang waterfalls present here draws innumerable tourists every year. There are other tourism destinations like Sela Pass
and several other exotic tourist locales, which are the important tourist attractions of the Tawang district.
West Kameng District
West Kameng District is a district of Arunachal Pradesh. It accounts for 8.86% of the total area of the state. The name is derived from Kameng river, a tributary of the Brahmaputra River, that flows through the district. The main tourist destinations of the West Kameng district include Bhalukpong, Lagela Gompa at Morshing, Rupa Caves, Shergaon, Hot spring at Dirang, Shangti, GRL Monestry at Bomdila, Tippi Orchid Centre, Upper Doogjar at Rupa, Sela and Sange, Sela Pass, Nechiphu (Zero Point), Jamiri, Morshing, Dirang Fort, Ruins Of Bhalukpong, Ruins Of Dimachung-Betali. Bomdila at a height of over 2530 metres has a Craft Centre, Apple Orchards and Buddhist Gompas. One can also get the views of Lower Himalayan Mountain Ranges from West Kameng District.
East Kameng District
East Kameng district is one of the 20 districts of Arunachal Pradesh state in northeastern, India. It shares an international border with Tibet in the north and Bhutan to the west, a state border with Assam and district borders with West Kameng District, Papumpare District and Kurung Kumey District, which was bifurcated from Lower Subansiri district on 1st April 2000. East Kameng district is popular for the green valleys. There are three chief valleys in East Kameng district. These are the 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 traveling.