Arunachal Pradesh is known for its natural beauty and dense green forests, the state is also known as the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’. Arunachal holds the northeastern most state in India. The state shares its borders of Assam and Nagaland to the south, and shares international borders with Bhutan in the west, Burma in the east and the country of Tibet in the north. Exploring Arunachal’s magnificent landscape tops the list; other activities include adventure sports, visiting cultural attractions and trekking are the most tourists attraction.
1. Tawang Monastery
Tawang is quaint town located 10000 feet above the sea level, on the corner of Arunachal Pradesh with Bhutan in the East. It is a beautiful place that was historical part of Tibet and inhabited by Monpa people.
The 400-year-old Tawang monastery is the largest Buddhists monastery in India and second largest in the world after the Potala in Lhasa, Tibet. The monastery belongs to the Gelug School of Mahayana Buddishm and had a religious association with Drepung Monastery of Lhasa.
2) Sessa Orchid and Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary
located in Bomdila. Sessa Orchid Sanctuary covers more than 100 square km2 area of land. Eaglenest wildlife civers an area of 217 square km.
Sessa and Eaglenest together occupy a rough east-west and Sessa occupying the north-east quadrant. Sessa orchid is a home to more than 200 orchid species with 5 new and endemic species.Eaglenest wildlife sanctuary is a home to numerous birds like eagle, hornbill, kingfishers, ducks, Bengal tiger, langur, Asian elephant, black bear, red panda and many more.
3) Mehao and Sally Lak
Just 3 km away from Roing, you are at Mehao Lake and Sally Lake are easily. From Roing the Mehao and accessible from Roing. Lush green forest with beautiful flowers and plants make it a photographer’s delight. The clear water of Mehao Lake most attracts the huge number of wild ducks. The surroundings of this lake is rich in flora and fauna. Trekking the small route leading to this lake through the virgin forest is a wonderful experience.
4) Namdapha National Park And Tiger Reserve
The park is situated in Chanlang district of the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, bordering with Myanmar. The park is located between the Dapha bum range of the Mishmi Hills and Patkai range with the altitudinal range between 200 m and 4571 m above the sea level. It is recognized as one of the richest areas of biodiversity in India.It is the largest protected region in the Japanese Himalaya biodiversity hotspot. The park covers a massive 1985.23 square kms of land, due to which has a wide range of flora and fauna.
5) Meghna Cave Temple
Meghna cave Temple is a good place to visit and worship. It is situated at Daporijo and dedicated to Lord Shiva and you will find some detailed carvings of sanskrit scriptures with magnificent and great architecture.This temple is a must visit place attraction located in a beautiful valley in Arunachal Pradesh Ziro. This popular tourists sits at an altitude of 300 feet, the temple offers stunning views of the surrounding area.
6. Ita Fort
In Itanagar town, is one of the most important historical sites in the state of Arunachal Pradesh, India.The name literally means “Fort of bricks”( brick being known as “Ita” in the Assamese language).The Ita Fort at Arunachal Pradesh was built as early as the 14th or the 15th century.
The fort has an irregular shape, built mainly with bricks dating back tothe 14th-15th Century.The total brickwork is of 16,200 cubic metre lengths which was probably built by kings of the Chutiya kingdom which ruled the region during that time.The fort has three different entrances at three different sides, which are western, the eastern and the southern sides.
7) Tibetan Refugee Settlement Camp
It is one of the oldest settlements for Tibetan refugees and is located 4 km away from Miao.The camp boasts of producing superior quality carpets, a larger portion of which goes to the global market.A beautiful Buddhist monastery in themiddle of camp is one among the key attraction for the traveller.
The Hanging Bridge is a local bridge built on the Siang River at Along. It is made of cane and bamboo.The 60 to 70 meters long bridge is a major connectivity for the tribes to other mountainous areas.
The bridge is worth watching watching and talks about the talents of the locals.Fishing is great fun in the waters close to the bridge.
Visitors enjoy the exciting walk on the bridge and also the amazing valley view that they get while crossing it.
9) Ganga Lake
This is a beautiful place in the capital of Arunachal Pradesh. It is the tourists main attraction and is one of the most visited place in Itanagar. Ganga is blessed with clear water and reflection of Himalayan ranges on water gives beautiful scenery. The lake, which is also called as Gyakar Sinyi, is located in a scenic environment surrounded by lush greenery and majestic mountains.
10) Tarin Fish Farm
This place is surrounded by pine and bamboo groves.The Apatani tribals of Arunachal inhabited this place, where rice-fish culture in the valley is done. The best part about this place is that here you can see the process of raising the crops of rice and a breed of fish together which make tourist most attraction place. Spring season will be the best time to visit this place.