Arunachal Pradesh

Discover Arunachal Pradesh

Travel to Anjaw, Changlang, Dibang Valley, East Kameng, East Siang, Kamle, Kra Daadi, Kurung Kumey, Lepa Rada, Lohit, Longding, Lower Dibang Valley, Lower Siang, Lower Subansiri, Namsai, Pakke Kessang, Papum Pare, Shi Yomi, Siang, Tawang, Tirap, Upper Siang, Upper Subansiri, West Kameng, West Siang.

Arunachal Pradesh the 24th state of the Indian Union, is bounded by Bhutan to the west, Myanmar to the east, China to the north and north-east and the plains of Assam to the south. Arunachal Pradesh is acknowledged to be one of the most splendid, variegated and multilingual tribal areas of the world. Arunachal is the largest state (area-wise) in the north-east region.

Anjaw: Welcome to the beautiful land of Tawrah Mishmi, Kaman Mishmi, and Meyor tribes of Arunachal Pradesh situated on the north-eastern tip of India. Anjaw District was bifurcated from Lohit District on 16th February 2004 with its Headquarter at Hawaiat an altitude of 1296m above sea level. The District was established with seven Administrative circles Namely Hayuliang, Goiliang, Manchal, Chaglagam, Walong, Hawai and Kibithoo but at present has eight circles with Metengliang being the latest circle to be notified . It has four C. D Blocks namely, Hayuliang-Goiliang, Chaglagam, Manchal and Hawai-Walong. Located at eastern most part of Arunachal Pradesh the district lies between 27 degree 33 minute – 29 degree 22 minute North Latitude and 95 degree 15 minute to 97 degree 24 minute East Longitude. The District has two international borders – with China and with Myanmar.

Famous Places in Anjaw: Kibithoo, Tezu, Hawai and Hayuliang, Dong, Walong, Chaglogam.

Kibithoo: Kibithoo is located 1305 meters above sea level and on the right bank of the river Lohit. Kibithoo is a perfect spot surrounded with river streams, gleaming waterfalls, thick dense forests, rash berries, pine forests and some alluring flowers merging to form a magnificent panorama.

Tezu: As you roam around the woods enriched with lush greenery and birds chirping those soothing melodies with the Shivalinga rocks on the backdrop, you will praise the beauty of nature that has been bestowed upon Tezu.

Hawai and Hayuliang: Hawai in Mishmi language means pond and this beautiful spot is located 1296 meters above sea level. This place is known for the ethnicity and lovely chilly weather around it.

Dong: Dong is 7 Km away from Walong and on the left bank of Lohit and experiences the earliest sunrise in the country. There are numerous pine trees that surround this town which is enriched with lush greenery.

Walong: Walong in Mishmi dialect means “Place full of Bamboo”. It is situated 1094 meters above sea level on the west bank of Lohit river. This place holds great historical importance because the Indian martyrs sacrificed their lives here when the Chinese invasion took place in 1962.

Chaglogam: Situated on the left bank of Dalai River, 1258 meters above sea level. Chaglogam renders great opportunities for different adventure sports like trekking, angling, rafting, mountain climbing etc.

Changlang: Changlang District covered with picturesque hills lies in the southeastern corner of Arunachal Pradesh, northeast India. It has an area of 4,662 sqr. Km and a population of 1,48,226 persons as per 2011 Census. According to legend the name Changlang owes its origin to the local word CHANGLANGKAN which means a hilltop where people discovered the poisonous herb, which is used for poisoning fish in the river.

Famous Places in Changlang: Lake of No return, Miao, World War II Cemetery, Nampong, Stilwell Road, Namdapha National Park.

Lake of No return: Visible from the Pangsau Pass, 12km from Nampong, the lake has its peculiar name due to many who perished here. This spot was used for soft landing for fighter planes during the war in times of emergencies after being hit by enemies. Many soldiers lost their lives in the process.

Miao: It is a small town located in the Changlang districts. The Patkai Bum mountain range, which is an Eastern Extension of the Himalayas is its USP. The main attraction of this place comprise of the ‘mini’ zoo and museum.

World War II Cemetery: Popularly known as the Jairampur Cemetery, it is located some 25km from the Indo-Myanmar Border. It is the burial ground for the soldiers of the second world war (as the name suggests).

Nampong: Nampong is a very important place for tourists – depending on the weather. It has been ‘nick names’ the Hell Pass owing to the difficult terrain that worsens during the monsoons.

Stilwell Road: Also known as Ledo Road, this is a historic road as it was connected by the Americans during World War II to connect Ledo to Changlang. The route of the entire road is quite circuitous and covers a challenging path, to say the least.

Namdapha National Park: Almost covers 2000 sq km (1985 to be precise) and is hence the largest national park in the North East. The reserve is rich in flora and fauna and also has a good mixture of wild trees and orchards.

Dibang Valley: Dibang Valley District came into existence on 1st June 1980 with its headquarter at Anini curved out from Lohit District. It is named after River Dibang consisting of three major rivers viz, Dri, Mathun and Talon and three other smaller rivers viz, Ahi, Awa & Emra. Dibang Valley is bounded by Lohit in the south-east, Lower Dibang Valley in the South, East Siang and Upper Siang in the West and by China in the North and North-East. It has an area of 9129 sq. kms with a population of 8004 as per the 2011 census. On 16 December 2001, Dibang Valley district was bifurcated into Upper Dibang Valley district and Lower Dibang Valley district.

Famous Places in Dibang Valley: Anini, Mathun Valley (Mipi), Dri Valley (Dambeun), Athupopu – The Sacred Place of Idu Mishmis (Talon Valley).

Anini: Anini is the headquarters of the Dibang Valley district where the clouds come down to kiss the land. With much of its beauty peeking from behind the misty air, this unexplored town is the place to visit for pristine calmness. It is a small underdeveloped town, mainly because of its remoteness. Yet, it still has basic road and air links to the rest of India. The Idu Mishmi tribal people constitute a majority here. Most of Anini is located on a miniature plateau between two tributaries of the Dibang River, the Dri River and Mathun River.

Mathun Valley (Mipi): From the north-west flows the Mathun river which is soon joined by river Mipi flowing in from west to east. The Mathun Valley is famous for various unexplored natural lakes and its natural fauna and flora and a must see who wants to go on trekking. The Circle HQ Mipi is 38 kms from Anini, the district HQ. where the ITBP camp is established.

Dri Valley (Dambeun): The Dri Valley is also a very beautiful place but somewhat plain unlike the Mathun Valley. River Dri flows which is turbulent at the lower region but becomes calm at the upper region which makes Dambeun, which is 32 kms from Anini, an ideal spot for tourists and picnickers during winter season. Dambeun, the Circle Hq. and ITBP base camp is the last motorable village and after that one can go on foot for trekking.

Athupopu – The Sacred Place of Idu Mishmis (Talon Valley): Athupopu is a week long walk from Etalin Circle Hq. which is 50 kms from Anini and 180 kms from Roing. Malinye is the last motorable border village under this circle from where the journey can be started.

East Kameng: Till 1914, East Kameng was part of Darang District of Assam. By Govt. of India’s notification of 1914, the area covered by this district became part of the western Section of the North east Frontier Tract. This tract was renamed in 1919 as Balipara Tract with it’s headquarter at Charduar, Assam. In 1946 the area covered by Balipara Tract was divided into Sela Agency and Subansiri Area and the hqr. continued to be at Charduar. In 1954, Sela Agency was renamed as the Kameng Frontier Division with its hqr at Bomdila. In 1965 Kameng Frontier was renamed Kameng District. In 1980, the district was bifurcated into two districts namely East Kameng (Formerly known as Sepla Subdivision) and West Kameng (formerly known as Bomdila subdivison).

Famous Places In East Kameng: Ita Fort, Jung Water Falls, Patkai Hills, Sela Pass Lake, Tawang War Memorial.

Ita Fort: Ita Fort is one of the most important historical sites in the state of Arunachal Pradesh was built as early as the 14th or the 15th century by kings of the Chutia dynasty. The fort has an irregular shape, built mainly with bricks dating back to the 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.

Jung Water Falls: The Jung Water Falls is one of the main tourist attractions of Arunachal Pradesh. The eastern most state of the Indian sub continent is blessed with the resources of the mighty Himalayas. Located on the eastern frontier of the country Arunachal Pradesh is a mountainous state and most of the natural beauty and attraction of the state has emerged due to this topography of the area.

Patkai Hills: Patkai Hills are the hills on India’s north-eastern border with Burma or Myanmar. They were created by the same tectonic processes that created the Himalayas in the Mesozoic.

Sela Pass Lake: Sela Pass lake is a high-altitude mountain pass located on the border between the Tawang and West Kameng Districts of Arunachal Pradesh state in India. It has an elevation of 4170 m (13,700 ft) and connects the Indian Buddhist town of Tawang to Dirang and Guwahati. The pass carries the National Highway 13 connecting Tawang with the rest of India.

Tawang War Memorial: A 40- foot high multi-hued memorial, Tawang War Memorial is dedicated to the war heroes (soldiers of the Indian Army) of the Sino-India war that took place in the year 1962. Also known as Namgyal Chorten, the structure is similar to the design of a huge stupa. Overlooking the Tawang-Chu valley, this memorial was constructed to remember the sacrifices made by the soldiers of the Indian Army. This memorial that is placed on a slope was visited by Dalai Lama in the year 1997.

Kamle: Kamle district, constituting the eastern part of Lower Subansiri district and western part of Upper Subansiri district, would have a population of 22,256 of homogeneous people. It will have six administrative units -Raga, Kamporijo, Dollungmukh, Puchi-Geko, Gepen, and a portion of Daporijo sadar circle – consisting of all the villages falling under Raga assembly constituency, including Ligu and Liruk, which were until now under the administrative control of Upper Subansiri district.
Kra Daadi: Kra Daadi is a district in Arunachal Pradesh in north-eastern India. It was carved out of Kurung Kumey district on 7 February 2015. The creation of Kra Daadi district was approved by the Arunachal Pradesh government of Nabam Tuki on 21 March 2013 under the Arunachal Pradesh (Re-Organization of Districts) (Amendment) Bill. Kra Daadi was inaugurated by the then Chief Minister Nabam Tuki as the 19th district of Arunachal Pradesh on 7 February 2015.

Famous Places in Kra Daadi: Palin, Holy Rosay Catholic Church, Palin river.

Palin: Palin is a tiny hill station town in Arunachal Pradesh that serves as the administrative centre of the Kra Daadi district. The Nyishi tribe of Arunachal Pradesh lives there.

Palin is 1080 metres above sea level on average (3540 feet). Palin has a Köppen climatic classification of Cwb, which means she has a subtropical highland climate. Summers are hot, with a lot of rain, while winters are pleasant, with only a little rain. It has a high geographical terrain and is quite mountainous. Clouds cover it the most of the time. The environment is windy.

Holy Rosay Catholic Church: It is one of the state’s largest Catholic churches. This Christian Catholic Church, consecrated by the Bishop of Itanagar, demonstrates the widespread Christian influence.

Palin river: It is a tributary of the River Subansiri that runs through this town. River rafting, fishing, and picnics are all popular activities along the river.

Kurung Kumey: The name of the district is derived from Subansiri River, its stream twin river Kurung and Kumey. The Subansiri River is the tributary of Brahmaputra River that flows from Tibet. By a Govt. of India Notification of 1914, the area covered by this district become a part of the ” Northern Section” of the “North East Frontier Track” within which entire British subject was regulated by a Inner Line in 1919. This Track was renamed as the “Subansiri Frontier Track” with the name of Kimin Sub-Agency and its Headquarter continued to be at Lakhimpur-Kimin.

Famous Places in Kurung Kumey: Nyapin, Sarli.

Nyapin: Nyapin is a village in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. Kurung Kumey is the name of the district that contains village Nyapin. It is located 14 KM towards South from District head quarters Koloriang. It is one of the 60 constituencies of Legislative Assembly of Arunachal Pradesh. Name of current MLA (August-2016) of this constituency is Bamang Felix.

Sarli: Sarli is a Block positioned in Kurung Kumey district in Arunachal Pradesh. Positioned in rural part of Arunachal Pradesh, it is one of the 10 blocks of Kurung Kumey district. According to the government register, the block number of Sarli is 81. The block has 39 villages and there are total 499 families in this Block.As per Census 2011, Sarli’s population is 3120. Out of this, 1582 are males whereas the females count 1538 here. This block has 531 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 256 are boys and 275 are girls.

Lohit: In the easternmost tip our country lies this enchanting land namely LOHIT(also Lohit) district of Arunachal Pradesh which is known for its pristing scenic beauty. Lohit named after the mighty river that meanders across the mountaineous region from Tibet and enters India at DICHU village of KIBITHOO circle of Anjaw district and gushes down to meet the mighty BRAHMAPUTRA in the plains of Assam.

Famous Places in Lohit: Lohit View Point at Tohangam, Tezu, Glaw tuwi, Parshuram kund.

Lohit View Point at Tohangam: Lohit View Point is one of the best tourists destination which is located on top of the Rocky Mountains at Tohangam, which is approx.32 km.from Tezu Township.It is on the way to Hayuliang where one can enjoy the panoramic eye-view of the magnificent Lohit valley of sunrise and sunset view from this point. It is an ideal place for a dry picnic. People can enjoy fresh air and the incredible beauty of the nature.

Tezu: Tezu is one of the oldest town and important district headquaters of Arunachal Pradesh.It has earned its own record for prevalence of harmony and peace.People from every walk of life find comfort in living here. It stands an example of a pure secular society, the dream that the father of the Nation had cherished. For instance, the Temple, the Monastery and the Gurudwara stand Vis-à-Vis under the same compound.

 

Glaw tuwi: The best way to begin the adventurous journey to Glaw is to take vehicle from Wakro to the farthest end motorable point near the forests gate. The journey all along the way to roaring Kamlang River is intermittently up and down. In about a half an hour if one gets faster, will reach the suspension bridge over the Kamlang River. After crossing the Kamlang River there are endless climbs all along the way through many streams which flow out of the gorge of hills and finally join the Kamlang.

Parshuram kund: Parshuram kund is a Hindu pilgrimage centre situated at Telu Shati/Tailung area of Mishmi plateau in the lower reaches of the Lohit River, approximately 48 kms via Tohangam from Tezu, the Headquarters of Lohit District in Arunachal Pradesh. Hills district comprising Mishmi inhabited areas.

Longding: Longding District was once a part of Tirap frontier agency which was created in 1943 covering some areas from Lakhimpur Frontier Track and Sadiya Frontier Track with administrative Headquarters at Margherita town in Assam. TFA was under the charge of a political Officer.
Lower Dibang Valley: The name of Lower Dibang Valley district is derived from the mighty river Dibang that flows through the heart of district and finally ends into the Brahmaputra. Prior to 1914, the district was a part of Lakhimpur district. By 1914 the North East Frontier Tract was constituted with three political charges and the area covered by this district became a part of the Eastern Section. In the year 1919, the Central and Eastern Section was renamed as the Sadiya Frontier Tract.

Famous Places in Lower Dibang Valley: Mipi-Pene, Roing, Sally Lake & Mehao Lake, Bhismaknagar fort.

Mipi-Pene: The Mipi Pene Centre is located at Ezenggo, Roing, Lower Dibang Valley. Mipi Pene refers to the Igu or the shaman. The centre was established in the year 2017 with the objective of preserving and promoting Igu system of the Idu Mishmi community. The idea is also to make it an excellent learning centre for the Igu system and the tradition and culture of the Idu Mishmis. The centre was inaugurated on 1st February 2018 by Sri Pema Khandu, Hon’ble CM of AP.

Roing: Roing, the District Hq is the central point to all the tourist spots  in the district. Most of the places are very near to the town or within the township.

Sally Lake & Mehao Lake: Just 3 kms away for Roing, you are at a famous Sally Lake…….a natural lake surrounded by thick green forest provides a serene and tranquil atmosphere. Sally Lake at Roing. The lake overlooks the beautiful valley down below on the far horizon and the gushing Dibang River spreading its branches in multiple directions. Watch beautiful fishes in the clear waters of the lake. Halt here and experience the hospitality at the Sally Lake tourist lodge.

Bhismaknagar fort: Bhismaknagar fort, located nearly 30 km from Roing is tentatively dated to 8 century and is recorded as the oldest archaeological site in the region. Bhismaknagar.

Lower Siang: Siang District is the 21st district of Arunachal Pradesh State, India. This district was created by bifurcating West Siang and East Siang districts of Arunachal Pradesh consisting of 32-Rumgong-Kaying and 35-Boleng-Pangin Constituencies. The district was inaugurated on 27 November 2015 by Chief Minister Nabam Tuki.

Famous Places in Lower Siang: Pangin.

Pangin: Pangin is town in Siang district, for which it is the headquarters.

It is located at a distance of about 60 km from Pasighat, the earlier district Head Quarter by road. The settlement is at the junction point where River Siyom meets River Siang. It is the home of the adi tribe of Arunachal Pradesh.

Lower Subansiri: The District of Lower Subansiri, which is lying approx between 92º40′ and 94°21′ East Longitude and 26°55″ and 28°21′ North Latitudes, covers an area of 3,460 (approx) Sq.km., is bounded on the North by Kurung-Kumey and Upper Subansiri Districts of Arunachal; on the South by Papum Pare District of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam ; on the East by West Siang and some part of Upper Subansiri ; and on the West by Kurung-Kumey and Papumpare Districts of Arunachal Pradesh. The altitude of Lower Subansiri district headquarters is 1500 meters above sea level.

Famous Places in Lower Subansiri: Shivalinga, Kardo, Tarin Fish Farm, Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary.

Shivalinga, Kardo: At kardo forest a miraculous Shiva Linga of Sidheswar Nath temple can be seen also the image of Goddess Parvati and Lord Ganesh with trunk turning leftward. It is also said that the goddess of water, the Ganga lives with Lord Shiva. Therefore, the constant flow of water from the base of the Lingam can be seen clearly. The shivalinga is 25 feet tall which makes it the tallest natural Shiva Linga in the world.

Tarin Fish Farm: About 3.5 km fro Hapoli town, one can see the beautiful High Altitude Fish farm where breeding of high altitude fish is done. The fingerlings are sold during Paddy cultivation season.

Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary: Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in Arunachal Pradesh, India.

Arunachal Pradesh as a whole contains 40% of the floral and faunal species in India. The Ziro valley has a good share of this biodiversity. 30 kilometres from the town of Ziro is the sanctuary.

At the altitude of 2400 metres, Talley is a plateau with dense forest of silver fir trees, pine clad plateau of beautiful grandeur, and a vast wasteland. The area has some of the most important endangered species including the clouded leopard.

Namsai: The Namsai district of Arunachal Pradesh is a foothill district. It was carved out of Lohit District in 2014 and became the 18th District of the state. The District is situated at north easternmost part of the country and lies between 95.45 to 96.20 E longitudes/ 27.30 to 27.55 N latitudes with a geographical area of about 1587 sqkm. The district is surrounded by Tinsukia district of Assam in the West & South West, Changlang district in the South & South East, Anjaw & Lohit in the East and Lohit in the North.

Famous Places In Namsai: Golden Pagoda, Monastery, Buddha Vihara, Chongkham, International Bana Meditation Centre Lathao, Empong Monastery.

Golden Pagoda: Situated in the banks of River Teang, Kongmu Kham at Tengapani is a sight to behold. The splendid golden pagoda built in the Thai/Burmese style sits majestical amidst a beautiful landscaped garden surrounded by lush greenery and exudes peace and serenity. Within the golden pagoda is housed a beautiful gilded statue of Buddha which is modelled on the kala Buddha of Nalanda archive.

Monastery, Namsai: Located in the heart of Namsai town, this pagoda was the first prominent structure to come up in the area. It is situated inside the Pariyati Sasana Buddha Vihara, Namsai and surrounded by beautiful temples in the vast compound along with other delightful structures.

Buddha Vihara, Chongkham: The Buddha Vihara is located in the historic town of Chongkham. This place is a solace to mind and is ideal for meditation in front of Buddha statue that surrounds the inner core of the vihara. Chongkham is a beautiful place to visit, situated on National Highway 52. The Tai Khampti Singpho museum in the campus of the Arunachal Pali Vidyapith is a must visit place to get a glimpses of Khampti and Singpho culture and Traditions.

International Bana Meditation Centre, Lathao: Vipassana, which means to see things as they really are, is one of India’s most ancient techniques of meditation and practised here. The centre, surrounded by lush forest and sitting atop the Lal Pahad (red hill) provides an atmosphere of solitude ideal for meditation. It can also lay claim to one of the tallest statues of Buddha in the area. Vipassana is a way of self-transformation through self-observation between mind and body, which can be experienced directly by disciplined attention to the physical sensations that form the life of the body, and that continuously interconnect and condition the life of the mind.

Empong Monastery: Empong monastery is considered by the local people as ‘Ti Met’ (holy place) as it is believed that the statue installed in there has special powers. The story goes that long time ago an innocent villager sometimes used the statue of Lord Buddha as guard to keep an eye on the rice grains drying in the sun and drive the birds away. It was noticed that whenever this was done, no birds came near to feed on the rice grains and rice stock remained intact. A visitor to the village noticed this, considered it to be the miraculous working of the statue, brought it back and installed it in the Empong monastery.

Pakke Kessang: Pakke-Kessangis a district located in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in the Northeast of India.The district used to be a part of the neighboring district, East Kameng, and was created out of its five southernmost administrative units: Pijerang, Passa Valley, Pakke-Kessang, Dissing Passo and Seijosa. The district headquarters of Pakke-Kessang is located at Lemmi (near Seppa).

Famous Places in Pakke Kessang: Seijosa, Papu Valley.

Seijosa: Seijosa is a circle in East Kameng district. it has now an Additional Deputy Commissioner office.Mainly Nyishi people inhibit here.The Pakke wildlife Sanctuary is located here. The Seijosa town is situated along the river Pakke. Every Thursday people from Assam mainly from places like Itakola come to sell vegetables, clothes etc. The people from Assam and Seijosa share a cordial relationship.

Papu Valley: Papu Valley is one of the most spectacular places in East Kameng under the Pijerang circle. Papu Valley has got its name from the snake-like curvy streams of river Papu. A vast field of rice covers the whole area of Papu Valley. Some of the major villages in this valley are Lumdung, Veo, Sede, Seba, Nere etc.

Papum Pare: Papum Pare District is situated in the North Easter part of Arunachal Pradesh. Its mainland extended between 26°55′ and 28°40′ North latitude and 92°40′ and 94°21′ East longitudes. The district is bounded by Kra Daadi district in the north, Lower Subansiri district in the east, East Kameng district in the west and state of Assam in the south. The district headquarter is located at Yupia which is 22 kms from Itanagar. The name of the district is derived from the two major rivers called Papum and Pare. The district covers an area of 3462 sq kms approximately. The land is mostly mountainous with Himalayan ranges.

Famous Places in Papum Pare: Thupten Gatseling Monastery, Theravada Buddhist Temple, Itafort, Geker Sinying.

Thupten Gatseling Monastery: The Dalai Lama himself consecrated this temple, which sits in a peaceful spot surrounded by mighty hills all around. This beautiful well maintained Buddhist temple about ½ km from itanagar is situated on the top of a small hill. One can have panaromic. view of entire Itanagar from here . It is the most peaceful and serene place to visit in Itanagar

Theravada Buddhist Temple: This is located at VIP colony, a very beautiful place, well maintained although small any visitor can get a glimpse of Theravada Buddhist life at Itanagar.

Itafort: 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 called “Ita” in the Assamese language). The Ita Fort at Arunachal Pradesh was built as early as the 14th or the 15th century.

Geker Sinying: Ganga Lake or Geker Sinying is a lake in Itanagar, the capital of Arunachal Pradesh. It is one of the most popular places in Itanagar. People from all around visit this place as a recreation spot and for the picture perfect view of this lake. Because the lake is still with no connection with moving water bodies, its color is green. Many mythological rumors about the Ganga Lake and its color are heard still.

Shi Yomi: Shi Yomi districtis one of the 23 districts of Arunachal Pradesh state in northeastern India. Shi-Yomi district was created on 9 December 2018 by dividing the West Siang district when northern areas along the China border were made into a newly created Shi-Yomi district and the remaining southern areas remains the part truncated West Siang district. It has its headquarters at Tato.

Famous Places in Shi Yomi: Monasteries at Mechuka, Neh Pemashubu, Siko Dido Water Fall, Mechuka.

 Monasteries at Mechuka: The oldest monasteries called Samten Yangcha of Mahayana sect located at a hilltop in the western most part of Mechuka. This Gompa as per oral history of Membas is a contemporary of the great Tawang monastery.

Neh Pemashubu: A Pilgrimage place about 13 KM from Mechuka town, called Neh Pemashubu, which is known as the meditation place of 6th rebirth of Guru Padma Samba.

Siko Dido Water Fall: On the way to Tato there exist a beautiful water fall in between Hirgo and Yapik village. Locally it is known as “SIKODIDO”. Just as a tired walker takes rest under a shade, this enchanting waterfall revitalizes the onlookers and enables them to carry on the walk unto the journey of untold beauty.

Mechuka: Mechuka is situated at a high altitude of 1890 mtrs close to Mac Mohan Line. Menchuka is made of three words: ‘men’ means “medicinal”, ‘chu’ means “water” and ‘kha” means “ice” in local language. Mechuka is fringed by lofty mountains and snow-capped mountains of Eastern Himalayas. It has a lot of attractions for the tourists with its salubrious climate and Buddhist Gompas, Gurudwara and hospitality of the local people.

Tawang: Erstwhile Tawang District was a Sub-Division of West Kameng District till 5th October 1984. This district is situated in western most part of Arunachal Pradesh. The area of this district is approximately 2,172 Sq.km, bounded by Tibet (China) to the north, Bhutan to the south-west and Sela ranges separated from West Kament district in the east.

Famous Places in Tawang: Sela Pass, Tawang Monastery, Madhuri Lake, Nuranang Falls, War Memorial, Gorichen Peak,

P.T Tso Lake, Jaswant Garh, Rafting in Kameng River.

Sela Pass: One of the most breathtaking places in the Himalayan vista, Sela Pass is a lifeline for the people of Arunachal Pradesh and the Sela Lake is as heavenly as heavenly gets.

Tawang Monastery: Located amidst the picturesque surroundings, the Tawang Monastery also known as the Golden Namgyal Lhatse is one of the gems in Arunachal Pradesh. Perched at the height of 3,000 metres above sea level, it has been recognised as the second largest monastery in the world, the first one being Lhasa. The monastery is believed to be 400 years old and has control over 17 gompas in the region. Built as a large mansion, it is an abode for over 300 monks. Lying amidst the Himalayan ranges, it offers a breathtaking view of the Tawang-Chu valley. One of the most prominent attractions in the monastery houses is the massive statue of Lord Buddha which is 8 meters in height.

Madhuri Lake: One of the remotest lakes of the country, Sangetsar or Madhuri Lake is a breathtaking combination of rocky mountains and an ever-present lake whose beauty is beyond spellbinding.

Nuranang Falls: Located en route Tawang to Zeminthang, this is a beautiful waterfall 100 feet in height. Even at 80km from Tawang, this astounding natural beauty is a great point of attraction for locals and tourists alike.

 War Memorial: A 40 feet colorful structure, the War Memorial is dedicated to all the martyrs of the Sino-India War of 1962. Lying in the bosom of the beautiful peaks of Himalayas, this memorial overlooks the scenic Tawang-Chu valley.

Gorichen Peak: Gorichen Peak is the highest peak of Arunachal Pradesh and it is located between Tawang and West Kameng districts of Arunachal Pradesh. Situated at an altitude of 22,500 feet above sea level, this peak is roughly 164 kilometre from Tawang.

P.T Tso Lake: Located almost 25km from Tawang town, this immensely picturesque locale is a perfect tourist site. Excellent for picnic, depending on the weather. The serene atmosphere and mesmerizing surroundings leave tourists spellbound.

Jaswant Garh: Located 21km from Sela Pass, towards Tawang this site is dedicated to the warrior, Jaswant Singh who was killed during the Indo-China War in 1962. The place is open to all to pay tribute to this brave martyr.

Rafting in Kameng River: Amid the rich tribal culture, glory of Mother Nature, thick forests, luxurious riverine system and amazing bio diversity, raft along the strong currents of Kameng River for a pumped up experience. Enliven the experience of thrill and rush of rafting on Kameng River surrounded by a serene habitat of North-East. The beguiling and entrancing river, once known as Bhareli River is waiting to be explored with its varying grades of rapids.

Tirap: The land measuring approximately 2362 Sq.Kms surrounded by unique picturesque hills in the southernmost part of Arunachal Pradesh is Tirap District. It lies between the latitudes 26º 38’ N and 27º 47’ N and the longitudes 96º 16’ E and 95º 40’ E.The District derived its name from the River Tirap which originates from a high peak in Laju Circle. The river flows from the southeast to the northeast part of the district and then crossing over to Changlang district and finally joins into the Buri-Dihing river near Ledo of Assam. It shares a state border with Nagaland and Assam, an international border with Myanmar and a district border with Changlang and Longding Districts of Arunachal Pradesh.

Famous Places in Tirap: District museum, Khonsa Museum, Khonsa waterfall, Kheti and Lajo village, Adventure Sports in Tirap.

District museum: Built in the year 1956, this museum houses some of the amazing artifacts which represent different cultures of the people of Arunachal Pradesh.

Khonsa Museum: Built in the year 1956, this museum houses some of the amazing artefacts which represents different cultures of the people in Arunachal Pradesh. This is a major attraction for the people who visit Khonsa to see exhibits of various bamboo and cane work and also colourful handlooms.

Khonsa waterfall: This waterfall is located in dense forest, just a few kilometers away from Khonsa. Khonsa waterfall has a magnificent view and the chilled water of the stream is ever refreshing.

The way to the waterfall is very difficult and challenging and it can be only reached with the help of a local guide.

Kheti and Lajo village: These are the two villages in Khonsa, are home to nocte and wancho tribes which are the main tribes of Khonsa as they are in the majority of the region.

The human skulls from the time of head hunting are hung in the dormitories of the village to reflect the past. The villages live simple lives fulfilling basic needs.

Adventure Sports in Tirap: There are a lot of options for adventure sports that people indulge in this area like trekking, camping, mountaineering and others. It is a great retreat and an exquisite escapade a from boring and monotonous life.