Bhalukpong - Arunachal Pradesh
Bhalukpong is a small town located in the West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh. It was earlier governed by the Aka tribal people. Fish angling and river rafting are the prime tourist attractions of it.
Bhalukpong is a small town located on the southern reaches of the Himalayas in the West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh. The town is located at an altitude of 213 meters above mean sea level. It lies along the Kameng River and its headquarters is Bhalukpung circle. Earlier it was governed by local Aka tribal rulers with occasional political dominance from Bhutan and Assam. Ahom rulers of Assam did not interfere with the tribal’s, except for retaliatory raids into the tribal territory. In 1873, the British had declared the area around Bhalukpung as off-limits. Bhalukpung is mostly inhabited by Aka tribal people.
Tourism in Bhalukpong
Tourism in Bhalukpong primly includes fish angling and river rafting. Some other tourist spots are Pakhui Game Sanctuary and Tipi Orchidariurm. Tipi Orchidariurm hosts over 2600 cultivated orchids from 80 different species. The annual festival Nyethidow of the Aka tribe is celebrated in January at Bhalukpung and Thrizino.
Visiting Information to Bhalukpong
Bhalukpong Railway Station and Tezpur Airport in Assam are the nearest to reach Bhalukpong. National Highway 27 connects this town to other parts of the state.
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