Students going for industrial tour in Arunachal Pradesh can visit small to medium scale Manufacturing unit of Tea in Lohit, East Siang, Changlang District. Manufacturing unit of Bamboo Boards, Mats & Splints, Shuttering, Sawn Timber, Stone Chips, Boulders/Aggregates, Wheat Flour, Mustard Oil, Rice, Rice Flake, Export of Oranges etc. in Lohit District and Manufacturing units of Fabricated Products, Wood Products, Weaving, Paint & Varnish, Rice Milling, Candle, Hospital Activities, Printing & Allied Activities, Bakery Units, Food Products (Noodles, Snacks, Spices), Crushing & Breaking of Stone in Papum Pare District. You can also visit various hydro power project in Arunachal Pradesh.
The widely scattered archaeological remains at different places in Arunachal Pradesh bear testimony to its rich cultural heritage. A serene land tucked into the North Eastern tip of India, offers an enchanting experience, with its picturesque hills and valleys, wholesome climate and simple and hospitable people.
The state’s glorious heritage of arts and crafts and colourful festivals reflect the people’s ancient faith in the inexorable power of nature. In addition, the state provides abundant scope for angling, boating, rafting, trekking and hiking. Besides, there are a number of wild life sanctuaries and national parks where rare animals, birds and plants will fascinate the visitor.
Arunachal Pradesh is home to a variety of orchids, known for their exquisitely beautiful blooms, from one of the dominant taxa with more than 600 species, occurring in varying elevations and climatic conditions throughout the state. It is habited by 26 major tribes and a number of sub tribes.
Sights to See
The capital of Arunachal Pradesh is actually two towns:Naharlagun-the older town; and Itanagar — the official capital.Itanagar is situated at the foothills, at 350 m above mean sea level. The Nishis or Nishings is the major tribe in the Itanagar area. However, Itanagar can be called a mini India, as people from all over the country, live here in harmony.
Bhalukpong: Located at 56 km from Tezpur at 213 m, Bhalupong 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 the 10th-12th century AD is situated in the foothills of the region.
BOMDILA: Situated at an altitude of 2,700 m at a distance of 109 Km from Bhalukpong and is a land of artistic people. It is connected by daily bus/tata sumo service from Naharlagun, Itanagar and Tezpur. Places to see in Bomdila are the Craft Centre and Buddhist monasteries, etc. One can also watch various snow clad mountain peaks from Bomdila including a bird’s eye view of Kangto and Gorichen Peaks, the highest peak of the state. For accommodation:Hotel TsepalYangjom, (2**), Tel: 03782 223743/223679, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Hotel Shipuangpong, Tel: 03782 222286.
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The nearest airport is Tezpur in Assam, 216 km from Naharlagun and 226 km from Itanagar, Naharlagun is also connected by helicopter service from Mohanbari (Dibrugarh) and Guwahati in Assam.
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TAWANG: At 183 km from Bomdilaat 3,500 m, Tawangis the land of the Monpa tribe. It is famous for the oldest seat of Mahayana Buddhism and is around 400 years old. This is the second largest monastery in Asia and the largest one of its kind in the country which controls 17 Gompas in the region. The most imposing part of the monastery is the three storied assembly hall which houses the temple and the 28 ft high golden statue of Buddha. Buses/taxis play at regular intervals from Bomdila/Tezpur and Itanagar. Places to see in and around Tawang are the Buddhist Monastery (G’ompa), Craft Centre, PTso Lake and AniGompaMonastrery. For accommodation, Hotel Budha, Tel: 03792 222954, Hotel Dongpho, Tel: 03792 223765.
Ziro: The headquarters of Lower Subansiri District is located 167 km from Itanagar at an altitude of 5,000 ft. It isa beautiful plateau bounded on all sides by picturesque hills, famous for paddyandfish culture. Buses/Sumos ply regularly from Naharlagun, North Lakhimpur and Banderdewa check gate. For accommodation: Hotel Highland, Tel: 03788-225238.
Along: One of the ideal places for trekking and angling in the river Siang. The nearest railhead is at Silapather. Buses/Sumos ply from Itanagar, Likabali and Pasighat. For accommodation: Hotel Holiday Cottage, Tel: 03783-222463.
Pasighat:(270 km from Itanagar) lies on the bank of river Siang, the name of river Brahmaputra in Arunachal Pradesh, bounded by snow clad peaks, rocky mountainsand a variety of flora and fauna. The nearest airport is at Mohanbari and the nearest rail station is at Morkokseleng. Buses ply from Itanagar and North Lakhimpur.
Roing lies on the bank of the river Dibang as well as Brahmaputra River. Mohanbari is the nearest airport and Tinsukia is the nearest railway station. Buses ply form Itanagar and Tinsukia. Important place to see are the Sally Lake and Bhismaknagar. For accommodation: Hotel Minu, Tel: 03803 2222321
Tezu is famous for Parasukund or ParasuramKund is situated within the Kamlang Reserve Forest area. This place on the Lohit River carries a strong mythological link with the legend of Parsurama, a Hindu sage. Each year thousands of pilgrims from all over the country congregate on MakarSankranti day, to wash away their sins. A fair (mela) is held during this period. The nearest railway station is Tinsukia. Buses ply from Tinsukia via Namsai and by ferry from Dholaghat to Sadia and by bus from Sadia to Tezu. For accommodation, Hotel Oshin, Tel: 03804 222776.
MIAO is situated on the Indo-Burma border with splendid natural beauty of Noa-Dihing river and green surroundings. The Mini Zoo, Forest Museum, the Wildlife Library and the Tibetan Refugee Camp are worth visit. A few kilometers away is the Namdapha National Park, the only park in the world to have the four feline species namely the tiger, leopard, snow leopard and clouded leopard. It is the 15th Tiger Reserve in the country spread over 1985 sq km. Another unique feature of this park is that the park covers a wide range of altitude from 200m to 4500m. The National Park is also home to a large variety of butterflies and has more than 150 timber species. Jeep/Sumo plies regularly from Tinsukia to Miao.
1. Tezpur-Bhalukpong-Bomdila-Tawang Tourist Circuit
2. Tezpur-Seijosa(Pakhui)-Bhalukpong-Tipi-Tezpur Tourist Circuit (65 km fromTezpur)
3. Itanagar-Ziro-Daporijo-Along-Pasighat Tourist Circuit
4. Doimukh-Sagalee-Pake Kessang-Seppa Tourist Circuit
5. Ziro-Palin-Nyapin-Sangram-Koloriang Tourist Circuit
6. Daporijo-Taliha-Siyum-Nacho Tourist Circuit
7. Along-Mechuka Tourist Circuit
8. Pasighat-Jengging-Yingkiong-Tuting Tourist Circuit
9. Tinsukia-Tezu -Hayuliang Tourist Circuit
10. Dibrugarh- Roing- Mayudia-Anini Tourist Circuit
11. Margherita-Miao-Namdapha Tourist Circuit