Top 10 places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh is located towards the north-eastern parts of India. This state is also known as “the land of dawn-lit mountains”, now that sounds fascinating doesn’t it? Arunachal Pradesh is nothing short of a paradise. It attracts tens and millions of tourists worldwide. The traditions, culture and destinations of this state are better experienced in person. So what are you waiting for?.  However, to experience the best of this state, visiting during winters is ideal (October – March). Here are the top 10 places you should take a tour to when you spend your vacations in this beautiful state.


1. Namdapha National Park

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Image SourceIf you are someone who loves nature and everything in it, then you are going to love every bit of this place. It is a rain forest which is home to the floral and faunal species of flowers. One can also witness animals like tigers and leopards. However, this place is most famous for one mammal, that is the Namdapha flying squirrel, which can be seen often in the park. This a perfect place to explore and spend time with family and friends.

BEST TIME TO VISIT: October – March

ENTRY FEE: Rs 10 per person for Indians and Rs 50 per person for Foreigners.

Timing: 10:00 am – 8:30 pm

2. Roing

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Arunachal Pradesh is a travellers paradise. Roing is one of the most beautiful places in the state, making it a popular tourist attraction. Located on top of the Mishmi hills, there are various attractions like the Sally lake, Roing picnic spot, Roing zoo and so much more. However, the most most beautiful sights to witness are the Bhismaknagar fort and the Mayodia pass which is covered by snow during the winters, that is indeed a beautiful sight to witness.

BEST TIME TO VISIT: October – March

No entry fee

TIMING: 6:00 am – 12:00 pm

3. Tezu

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Known to be the fourth-largest town in Arunachal Pradesh. Tezu is a town which is famous for the Mishmi tribe. It is a holy town among the locals, Many pilgrims from around the country visit this place to take the holy dip, which is said to wash away their sins. The most famous attraction in this place is the Parshuram Kund temple, which attracts tourists from every corner of the country.

BEST TIME TO VISIT: September or October

4. Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary

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This place is home to some of the most beautiful and rare species you will ever come across. It is said to be one of the most protected areas in the country. Legend has it that this sanctuary was made to protect a creature called migoi also called as Yeti( strong man}. Now, that sounds interesting. The place also protects rare birds like the Black-rumped Magpie and the Eastern Blue Pine.

BEST TIME TO VISIT: Throughout the year

5. Namsai

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One can not get enough of the culture and tradition of Arunachal Pradesh. Nimsai is another beautiful place known for attracting tourists. The Golden Pagoda is one of the famous attractions in the place. It is said to be one of the largest monasteries in north-eastern India. This a place one must visit.


6. Changlang

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There is a reason Arunachal Pradesh is called “the land of dawn-lit mountains. Changlang is one of those places in the city where you can witness the beautiful sunset. When on top of the hills, the view is stunning.

BEST TIME TO VISIT: November – February

7. Jairampur

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If you are looking for a serene and beautiful place to get away from the city, look no further. Jairampur is one place that will lure you with its nature and environment, this is a wonderful place to be in and declutter your mind. Needless to say, this is a place every person would want to be in.

BEST TIME TO VISIT: October – March

8. Nampong

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Dominated by the Tangsa tribe, Nampong is one of the famous tourist destinations. However, the most famous place in this town is Pangsau pass or also known as Hell pass. It is said that every month people are permitted to visit Myanmar through the Pangsau pass.


9. Bhairabkunda

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Bhairabkunda is said to be a very famous picnic spot. Plenty of tourists visit this place every year, because of its distinctive location. This place is also home to the Shiva Mandir, which is visited by devotees regularly. However, The most distinct fact about this place is, it has a man-made forest named Gethsemane man-made forest, which is spread more than 6km. now, who wouldn’t want to visit a place like this?

BEST TIME TO VISIT: November – March 

10. Koloriang

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If you are someone who loves adventure and trekking, then this place is for you. Koloriang also has plenty of picnic spots, making it an ideal place to spend time with family and friends. Tourists who visit Koloriang also visit nearby places like Sangram, Palin, Deed and so on.




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