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The top 5 places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh

Sumedha Sen (Sub Editor)

Planning to visit the unexplored North East but do not know where to go? Arunachal Pradesh is the right place for you.

Arunachal Pradesh is derived from the Sanskrit words Aruna and Chala, which mean dawn-lit mountains. Surrounded by Tibet, Myanmar, and Bhutan, this north-eastern state mesmerises people with its spectacular landscape. The valleys and massive mountains of Arunachal will leave you spellbound. Arunachal Pradesh also has some offbeat places that remain unexplored by visitors. If you are planning a trip to northeast India, visiting Arunachal Pradesh should definitely be at the top of your travel list. Here, we will guide you to the top five places to visit in the state. Let’s start.

1. Tawang

If you want to visit the culturally diverse state of Arunachal Pradesh, Tawang is the right place to visit. The beautiful city offers an ideal mix of nature and culture. The high-altitude city of Tawang is a paradise for many mountain lovers. The largest monastery, Galden Namgey Lhatse, is located in Tawang. The spirited Buddhist monasteries have high-altitude war memorials and scenic lakes that make them one of the best tourist destinations for visitors.

2. Bomdila

Located at a height of 8000 feet above sea level, the beauty of Bomdila is like a fairytale. There are many scenic spots, and this is another great place for mountain lovers. The panoramic views of Kangto Peak and Gorichen Peak are places that you must visit. You will definitely fall in love with it and not be able to take your eyes off it.

3. Ziro

The picturesque valley of Ziro has a wide variety of flora, beautiful wooden huts, and floors covered with serene hamlets. It is one of the best places to enjoy the stunning landscape and serenity.

4. Dong

Dong is a village that receives the first radiant sunrays in India. People visit the place to witness the majestic sunrise. Away from bustling city life, Dong is a place to enjoy solitude. It is one of the more offbeat places in Arunachal Pradesh, but it is also one of the best places that you should definitely visit.

5. Mechuka

Another offbeat destination is Mechuka, one of the best places for adventure sports. Heavenly hills surround Mechuka. One can enjoy many adventure sports like paragliding, trekking, and rafting. It is home to the Memba community of Arunachal Pradesh. Head here if you are fond of adventure. 

So, this list will guide you to visit the best places located in Arunachal Pradesh and to know the culture and ethnicity of the state. We hope you find it helpful. Keep following us to get more of this type of content.

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