Arunachal Tourism- Overview
Arunachal Pradesh, North east India's remotest state, also known
as 'Land of the Dawn-lit-Mountains' is the first Indian soil to
greet the morning sun. Arunachal Pradesh is the northeastern tip of India
with its borders touching China, Bhutan and Burma (Myanmar). Towards the
south is Assam and Nagaland. Arunachal offers a dazzling array of flora and fauna
that is sure to enchant any tourist. The state is proud of having more
than 500 rare species of Orchids.
Arunachal Pradesh's mysterious, powerful and beautiful
rivers with faces and moods that change dramatically ever so often form
the colorful lifelines. These are ideal for rafting and angling and the
rugged terrain is ideal for trekking, hiking and holidaying in a serene
atmosphere. River Rafting routes include Kameng (Seppa- Bhalukpung), Subansiri
(Taliha- North of Daporijo), Siang (entire course), Dibang (Anini- Assam
May and October are the best time for trekkers. Bomdila- Tawang
area is the most interesting choice for trekking especially around the
Tawang Chu. The trek starts from Jong, located between Se- la and Tawang,
to Mago amidst forests studded with waterfalls. Besides the World's
second highest pass, the Se la Pass through a high altitude lake is located
here. The sixth Dalai Lama was born in the soil of Arunachal Pradesh and
the 13th found refuge and safety here.
The main destinations of Arunachal
Pradesh is Tawang, Bomdila,
Itanagar, Ziro, Daporijo, Along, Mechuka,
Pasighat, Roing, Anini, Tezu, Hayuliang,
Parsuramkund, Namsai, Miao and
The climate of Arunachal Pradesh varies with the altitude.
The southern part of the state has hot and humid sub-tropical climate.
The central region is cooler while there is alpine climate in the higher
altitudes. Rainfall is uneven and continues throughout the year. The wettest
periods are the months from May to September. Mid September
to mid December and mid March to mid June is considered the best time
to visit Arunachal when the sky is clear and the cold weather is bearable.