Imagine waking up to the rising sun painting streaks of crimson on the canvas of the sky, the fragility of the dawn with the boldness of the mountains taking your breath away. Feels like paradise, doesn’t it? That’s Arunachal Pradesh for you. Embracing the green everywhere and lurking in the heights of unparalleled beauty, Arunachal Pradesh is an enigma of the north eastern India. If that wasn’t enough, the ivory peaks dotting the borders with Bhutan bring about an odd sense of beauty and calm. It is only justified to be a part of it all in your travel journey and beyond. I along with have listed a few tourist places in Arunachal Pradesh to blow your mind and some intriguing things to do in Arunachal Pradesh to remind you that this is where paradise rests.

Diving in the destinations

  1. Align your Chakras in Tawang Gompa

A royal palace turned monastery, the majestic Tawang Gompa boasts of being the second largest Buddhist monastery complex in the whole wide world. Watch the little monks and the Lamas meditating within the embrace of the monastery. Furthermore, bask in the glory of the spectacular library that the complex houses. Are you a geek? A history buff, maybe? Visit Tawang Gompa already and drown in the stories and artifacts of the past in the museum opposite to its grand and magical prayer hall.

     2. Bring out your inner wildling at the Namdapha National Park

Are you an adventure junkie? A nature’s person? Get your safari gear ready and head to Namdapha National Park in Arunachal Pradesh. One of the best tourist places in Arunachal Pradesh, Namdapha National park houses the fierce four cats. You might even get lucky in spotting them while you marvel at the beauty of the paradox that this place is. From tropical plains to snowcapped Himalayas, you’ll find it all.

Things to do in Arunachal Pradesh

  1. Sway to the rhythm of Ziro Music Festival

Pack your bags and get on-board for a very musical journey in the lapse of nature where you’ll find yourself amidst the tranquility. This one is so far one of the most refreshing things to do in Arunachal Pradesh. Known for never repeating an artist during their annual show, Ziro Music Festival will make you want to bang your heads and tap your feet while away and get lost in the moment. Also, the clear night sky and the breathtaking scenery plan their own little adventure to make you never want to leave.

  1. Satiate your thirst for a unique culture at the Solung Festival

Effortlessly topping the list  things to do in Arunachal Pradesh, drowning deep in the culture of Adi people or the tribals is what will make your trip to Arunachal Pradesh etched into your memory for a lifetime. Every year marking the harvest season of the Adi people, August and September bring about 7 day long celebration of life filled with unlimited rice beer and lip smacking food for the beer to wash down. Guess what? You even get to see a fun contest of bows and arrows at the end o the festival.

I’m sure you’d want to witness this extravaganza in Pasighat.

Arunachal Pradesh, where are thou?

Well..well… well, wondering how to reach this paradise of a place?

Very well connected to Kolkata and Guwahati, Arunachal Pradesh can be reach by air. The nearest airport is in Tezpur in Assam which is approximately 4 hours away. Also, if you wish to travel in a train, there’s a station only 43 km far from Itanagar. Moving on, the roads are fine and the inter bus services make the journey smooth.

Time waits for none and neither does Arunachal Pradesh

 Mark your calendars anytime between the months of October and April to best explore this delightful quintessential state in North Eastern part of the country. However, owing to the presence of dawn-lit valleys and high mountains, Arunachal Pradesh is perfect to visit all the year round with its super pleasant weather.

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