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Must-do things in Arunachal Pradesh

A vacation you don't want to miss

By Rhea SAPublished 4 years ago 4 min read

Has a trip to the eastern regions of India been on your mind? Have you been wondering where you could possibly head towards? Well, we’ve got you all covered.

There eastern hemisphere of India has so much to offer tourists, especially those travelling here for the very first time. One of the most sought after and talked about places in this region has to be the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Though the region is much less explored, in comparison to some of the other states in India, the place has so much in store for you.

The entire region is filled with a rich and distinct cultural environment thus, giving tourists a holistic experience of a lifetime. If you’re a history buff, then Arunachal Pradesh is a must-visit state for you. Filled with countless forts and historical sites, tourists find themselves investigating these architectural marvels.

Whether it’s the ‘Jaswantgarh Fort,’ ‘Ita Fort,’ or maybe even the ‘Bhismaknagar Fort,’ there truly is something for everyone. For those of you who are into stunning lakes and spectacular natural landscapes, the region offers you just that. You could head over to the ‘Pankang Teng Tso,’ the ‘Shonga-tser Lake,’ and make the most of the scenic beauty of the place.

We’ve gone ahead and listed out some of the things to do in Arunachal, just for you. Find the perfect blend of fun and adventure, needed for you to kickstart your Arunachal vacation.

Things to do in Arunachal

1. Namdapha National Park

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Commonly referred to as one of the most popular attractions in Arunachal Pradesh, the ‘Namdapha National Park,’ has got to be on your to-do list. Recognised as the ‘ third-largest national park,’ in the whole of India, the park has welcomed a plethora of tourists.

The entire park is spread across about 1985 square kilometres and 200 meters, respectively. For those of you, who can’t wait to explore water bodies, venture out into the unknown and are excited about some adventure, this is the place for you.

Whether it’s mountains that you’re looking for, jungle treks or maybe just the exploration of the wild, the park has it all. What’s most interesting, remains the fact that the park houses the ‘Red Panda,’ species. This rare and unique find keeps tourists on their toes and craving for more.

2. Sela Pass

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Undoubtedly one of the best tourist attractions that one can find in Arunachal Pradesh, the ‘Sela Pass,’ offers tourists a unique experience. Located at a height of about 13, 700 feet, the region itself is a mountain pass that can be explored on foot.

The Buddhist deities believe the mountain to be a scared region and have great regard for it, as well. Tourists are in for ‘mini heaven,’ as they witness about a hundred and one lakes located in close proximity to the pass. As you make your way towards the ‘Sela Pass,’ you’re sure to notice the twin lakes that are present in the region.

Tourists are sure to be mesmerized by the sheer grace and charm that the lake has to offer. Commonly referred to as the ‘Sela Lake,’ the distinct beauty and charm of the lake cannot be accounted for. If this is your first-time visit to the pass, ensure to catch a glimpse of this stunning lake, along the way.

3. Ziro Valley

For all, you music enthusiasts out there, the ‘Ziro Music Festival,’ has got to be what you’ve been waiting for! A popular and much-talked music festival in the region, the ‘Ziro Valley,’ makes for a great place for tourists to enjoy a one of kind experience.

The very ambience of the festival, coupled with the innumerable catch numbers that are played, gives tourists a chance to experience something out of the ordinary.

The best and most unique features of the festival remain the fact that it takes place amidst nature and alongside the backdrop of stunning mountain ranges.

4. Glow Lake

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Tourists who have visited most of the well known and popular places in the region, and are looking for something out of the blue, well the ‘Glow Lake,’ could just be it. This attraction is most definitely one of the most unique things for you to consider doing in Arunachal Pradesh. The significance and importance of this lake are unlike any other lake in the entire region.

Tourists find themselves making their way up to the ‘Mishmi Hills,’ in the hope to catch a glimpse of this rare lake. Once you’ve successfully reached the lake, tourists can take a break and soak in the exquisite beauty it has to offer.

If you would love to further explore the place, you could also head over to the botanical garden, wildlife sanctuary and museums, in the region.

5. Roing

There truly could be no other place in Arunachal Pradesh that describes the natural beauty of nature, unlike Roing. The extensive lands of the region, speaks volumes to a nature lover and never ceases to reach the soul.

Tourists should most definitely make it a point to experience the amazing sunset in the region, a view you don’t want to miss! Known to be a refreshing place, by both the locals and tourists in the region, ‘Roing,’ holds something special and unique to it. Tourists are sure to find the sunset view, as one of the best things they’ve done while in Arunachal Pradesh.

6. Bomdila

If you’re travelling to Arunachal Pradesh during the latter half of the year, ‘Bomdila,’ could just be your best choice. For those of you who have visited the place a couple of times, you’re sure to know what the winter has in store. Snow laden roads and extremely cold climates is what truly awaits you. Tourists can explore the highest regions in Bomdila and take some of the most picturesque photos, during their trip.

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