7 places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh!

places to visit in arunachal pradesh

The people of the state are celebrating their 37th foundation day and here are a few places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh if you want to adore the beauty here.

The land of the rising sun was declared a separate state on the 20th of Feb 1987. Since then, every year on the 20th of Feb, the people here celebrate statehood day, remembering their liberation and adoring the beauty of their state. And since it has one of the most iconic destinations in the North East of India, we have curated a few places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh that you shouldn’t miss when you travel here.

1. Tezu

places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh

Located amidst the scenic Mishmi Hills, Tezu is one of the most iconic destinations in Arunachal. The glow lake in the Kamlang Sanctuary offers a breathtaking view of snowy mountains. Other places to visit in this town are District Museum & Craft Center and Hawa Camp.

2. Mechuka 


Mechuka is one of the most beautiful places in Arunachal Pradesh, but not many people know about it. The Mechuka Valley, which is referred to as the forgotten valley, is known for its picturesque beauty. The gushing rivers, Gompas, and Yarlung Army Camp are other places to visit here.

3. Mayodia


If you love misty mountains and snowy routes, then this place is heaven for you. Mayodia is known for its mountains covered in snow and is a popular attraction during winter. The Mayodia Pass situated in Lower Dibang Valley offers a serene view and a dream route for travelers.

4. Kibithu & Kaho

places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh

Kibithu is a small town located near the India-China-Myanmar tri-junction. It is a place of historical importance, and the Indo-China War of 1962, the battle of Walong, was fought here. Kaho, on the other side, is said to be the very first village of India. The sunrise here is worth witnessing from the top of the mountains. Do visit these places if you are in AP to witness the beauty.

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5. Namsai 


If you love architectural monuments and temples, Namsai is one place in Arunachal that is worth visiting. It is famous for its Golden Pagoda of Namsai aka Kongmu Kham. This place is the hometown of the Tai Khampti and Singpho tribes and has a beautiful village, Chongkham a few kilometers away from the town.

6. Seppa


Seppa which means ‘marshy’ lands in the local language is the headquarters of the east Kameng district. This place is known for its tranquil beauty and lakes. The three famous valleys, Pakke Valley, Pappu Valley, and Passa Valley, are the heart of this town.

7. Pasighat

places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh

Pasighat is a place that you don’t want to miss whenever you visit Arunachal Pradesh. From wildlife sanctuaries to hanging bridges, this place is a treat for the eyes. The indigenous hanging bridges here like the Pongging hanging bridge are beautifully made and are a lifeline for the people of the village.

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