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Arunachal Pradesh has two highways: the 336 km National Highway
52, which connects Jonai with Dirak, and another highway, which
connects Tezpur in Assam withTawang. Every small town has its
own bus station and daily bus services are available. All places are
connected to Assam, which has increased trading activity. An
additional National Highway is being constructed following the
famous Stillwell Ledo Road, which connects Ledo in Assam to
Jairampur in Arunachal.
Bhalukpong is the entry point to Arunachal. It is famous for Archaeological
ruins of King Bhaluka, an ancient ruler of the region. A historical fort of 10th-12th
Century AD is situated in the foothills of the region.The stone remains of the fort
can be seen. Some of the important remains of the capital of King Bhaluka and
his grandson Bana of Mahabharata fame have been preserved which speak of its
The mighty river Kameng after completing all
turbulent courses enters Bhalukpong in a
serene flow which provides rare opportunity of
adventure tourism and a beautiful picnic spot.
A natural orchid sanctuary amidst chirping birds spread over 10sqKm. Over
2600 Orchids representing 80 species have been cultivated in natural surroundings.
It is an exemplary effort of natural resource conservation. The department of
Environment & Forests has developed trekking routes for visitors to enjoy the natural
habitats of orchids. There are deep gorges and valleys, high peaks and rugged terrain
that are rewarding for nature lovers and adventure tourists
Bomdila is a beautiful small town situated at a height of about 8000 ft. above
the sea level from where one can see the brilliant landscape and snow-clad
mountains of the Himalayan Range. The Buddhist monastery of Bomdila is the
repository of culture and is among primary attractions of the area.
This place has a craft centre displaying local crafts and a shopping centre where the
visitors gets first feel of the local version of Himalayan Buddhist life.
It has a lot of attractions for the tourists with its cool climate, Apple orchards, artistic
people, snow-capped Himalayan peaks and Buddhist Gompas.
is situated within the Kamlang Reserve Forest area. The
Kund is surrounded by dense forest of Ruddhraksha trees, the fruit of which is
considered sacred to Hindu ascetics as well as general believers of the faith.
Each year thousands of pilgrims from all over the country congregate onMakar
Sankranti day, to wash away their sins. A fair (mela) is held during this period.
Tawang monastery is the largest of its kind in the country and
is one of the largest monasteries in Asia.
This monastery is the fountain-head of the spiritual life of the people
of this region.
Dirang Hot water springs where people take bath for curing skin
ailments, Apple and Kiwi orchards, National Yak Research and
Breeding Centre at Nigmadung, Sheep Breeding Farm and Sangti Valley
where Siberian black necked storks visit during winter are the places
Sela Pass On the way to Tawang, Sela Pass is the world’s second
highest motorable pass at 14000 ft with a high altitude serene crystal
blue water natural lake. The natural beauty of the surrounding
landscape is a dream come true.