Arunachal Pradesh

Best Places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh

1. Ziro – An Escape For The Peace Seekers

Silent, serene, and splendid is what Ziro is synonymous with. Though this picturesque town is popular across the world for its famous Ziro Festival, most of the destination still remains unexplored to a large extent. From the rice fields to the misty mountains, Ziro is indeed one of the must-visit Indian tourist places.

Best time to visit : Throughout the year.

How to reach :

  • By air: Jorhat Airport is the nearest airport to Ziro which is located at a distance of about 98 kms.
  • By rail: Naharlagun is the nearest railway station to Ziro which is located at a distance of about 100 kms.
  • By road: The best option by road is to hire a cab or taxi from Jorhat or Guwahati. The journey takes about 7 hours to reach Ziro from there. However, one can also board the state-run buses from the capital city of Itanagar.

Attractions : Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Kile Pakho, Tarin Fish Farm, Shiv Linga, Pine Grove, Meghna Cave Temple, and Dolo Mando.

2. Tawang – Backpacking Trip

Tawang’s landscape is adorned with massive rocky yet green mountains, group of Buddhist monasteries, and ethnicity of Monpa hamlets. Its iconic 17th-century monastery has always been a boss at stealing hearts. Warm hospitality and pleasant weather are two primary reasons Tawang is counted among one of the best places to visit in India before you turn 30.

Best time to visit : April to June, September to October

How to reach :

  • By air: The nearest airport from Tawang is Salonibari Airport, at a distance of 315 km.
  • By rail: The nearest railhead is Tezpur Railway Station, 385 km away.
  • By road: Tawang is 1404 km away from Kolkata, nearest major city from Tawang. Make sure you make sufficient stops enroute.

Attractions : Tawang Monastery, Nuranang Waterfall, Tawang War Memorial