There are times you are left to wonder if nature has been more kind to some parts of the earth. The world has many places that offer you great experiences, breathtaking moments and amazing views. Some tourist spots have beautiful mountains and stunning valleys; some are deserts but still have a great deal to offer. Each is beautiful in its own way and every place is unique for what it has to offer. While nature plays its game at its will on various locations, mankind had been playing its own game. Certain places are rich with man made monuments and arts, while some have nothing special to boast of in terms of human being’s contribution. Very few places have the best of everything and Arunachal Pradesh is one such place. The state is rich with picturesque beauty that offers relaxation and rejuvenation. The place offers you peace and action. Places of worship or wild life sanctuaries, you name it; the state has it. Here are the top 10 places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh which you cannot afford to miss.
With Tibet to its north, Bhutan to its southwest and Sela range of West Kameng to its east,Tawang captivates you with its scenic beauty. It is located 10000 feet above Mean Sea Level. Tawang has beautiful lakes around it and you will love the view offered by the place. The 400-year-old Tawang monastery is not only one among the oldest but it is named one among the largest Indian monasteries. Image Credits @ rao.anirudh
Roing is one of the most important tourist attractions in Arunachal Pradesh. It is located in Lower Dibang Valley. The picturesque beauty of the place attracts tourists from all parts of the world. Nature lovers, archeologists and adventure seekers will find the place engaging, educative and interesting. The place has many lakes and waterfalls and here you will find yourself at peace. A perfect place if you want to be in solitude. Also check out: Image Credits @ Arif Siddiqui
Your tour of Arunachal Pradesh is not complete without visiting Itanagar, the state capital. Itanagar has various attractions to offer which include Itanagar Wildlife Sanctuary, Ita Fort, The State Museum, Ganga Lake, Polo Park and a lot more. Itanagar Wildlife Sanctuary is a sprawling sanctuary that houses various species including langur, antelopes, Himalayan black bear, porcupines, goral and many more . The bird species exceed 400 in number and hence this place is great for birdwatching. Ita Fort is an ancient monument belonging to the 14th and 15th centuries. The gallery in State Museum has great collections that speak of the rich heritage of the tribes in the state. Ganga Lake offers scenic views with the green forest and orchids around. Polo Park is a botanical garden and it soothes your mind. Image Credits @ Krish
Bomdila is a perfect place if you are aiming to have a stunning view of snow clad Himalayan mountain ranges. It is situated 8000 feet above the sea level. The cool climate is enjoyable and so are the apple orchards and the beautiful surroundings. You could find a centre for crafts where local crafts are on display and a shopping centre. Image Credits @ shaan2noo
Ziro is famously known as Apatani Plateau. Declared as a World Heritage Site, Ziro offers some of the best attractions in Arunachal Pradesh. While you are here, ensure that you visit Talley Valley, fish farm and Wild Life Sanctuary. Pine Bamboo groves found here look enchanting. Image Credits @ Tage Kanno
Looking around the beauty of Arunachal Pradesh and lost in its tranquility, if you seek a change, this is where you need to be. Bhalukpong keeps your body and mind engaged. The options are many if you seek adventure. You could go hiking, trekking and river rafting. The hills that surround Bhalukpong offer you great opportunity to go trekking. Once you are here, do visit The Kaziranga National Park and Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary. Image Credits @ avik
Named the gateway to Arunachal Pradesh, this is the oldest town of the state. It is located on the banks of Siang River and it is 155 meters above the sea level. The place is blessed with the kindness of nature and you will find mind-blowing views. The majestic river Brahmaputra flows to this place from Tibet. Pangin and Daying Ering Wildlife Sanctuary are two top attractions here. Image Credits @ Sugato Lahiri
8. Namdapha National Park
You will experience the rush of adrenaline while you are here. The park is covers varying altitudes from 200 meters to more than 4500 meters. Hence, you will find it beautiful, interesting and challenging. A number of wild animals are found here. Situated in the district of Changlang, this place offers thrilling moments. Image Credits @ tourcompanies
Anini is one of the most enticing places in Arunachal Pradesh. Although the history of the place is a bit clouded, it is said to have housed the Idu Mishimi who migrated from Tibet around the 1st millennium BC. The Town is located atop a Plateau between two tributaries of the mighty Brahmaputra river. Due to its high elevation above sea level, the town enjoys a pleasant climate throughout the year and is a great place to visit with several natural and man made tourist attractions making Anini a perfect location for mental relaxation. Image Credits @ foto_morgana
Along is a place to be if you come along to Arunachal Pradesh. It is situated near Assam’s border. The valley is picturesque surrounded by mountains with rivers flowing through them. The place has various attractions. Kane Wildlife Sanctuary, which is situated here, houses wild species such as elephants and deer. The Hanging Bridge on River Siang is made of cane and bamboo. You could go river rafting and trekking if you are keen to have some activity to challenge your physical ability. Image Credits @ rajkumar1220
Famously called ‘Nature’s Treasure Trove’, Arunachal Pradesh has limitless beauty. There are a lot more tourist places in Arunachal Pradesh. The snow clad mountains and scenic valleys make the atmosphere serene. Water sports and trekking make you energetic. Overall, it is a great place to spend your vacation.