Arunachal Pradesh, India’s remotest state holds the pride of sharing international borders with Bhutan, Burma, and China. It is located on the northeastern tip of India and is the first state of India in receiving the rising sun. ‘Land of the Dawn-lit-Mountains’, is another name for Arunachal Pradesh. The dense forest of the state has been dwelling to more than 500 orchids of rare species.
Arunachal Pradesh has been etched in the historic legends. The Hindu mythology says that the Sage Parshuram washed out his sin, Lord Krishna married Rukmini, King Bhishmaka traced out his kingdom and the sage Vyasa had meditated in this sacred state. Arunachal Pradesh has been dotted with incalculable old age monuments, archeological remnants which showcase the rich culture of the state. The state comprises many unexplored places for the tourists. Let us see some exciting spots in Arunachal Pradesh.
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Many corporate people choose Bhalukpong for adventurous activities such as hiking, river rafting, trekking, and fishing. It has been the favorite spot for artists because they can do their work here peacefully. Bhalukpong is the best place for the people who try their way out to unexplored Arunachal Pradesh. The place is being the entrance of the State. Tourists can find out the Mahabharata traces here. The hillocks around the place allow for the people to trek. Bhalukpong Fort is one of the greatest sightseeing. During the 10th century, the fort was constructed. Even after the ruins, it stands for ancientness and culture of the place. King Bhaluka built the Bhalukpong Fort on the Bharali River banks. Besides the fort, Bana, King Bhaluka grandson’s remains are preserved here. Kaziranga National Park, Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary, Tipi Orchidarium are the other highlights of Bhalukpong. Bhalukpong stands 1000 ft from the sea level.
Itanagar is the popular tourists’ attraction and it is the state capital. The well-known, 15th century, Ita Fort was constructed with special bricks. It has been the landmark for Ganga River. Itanagar wildlife sanctuary is sprawled and housed a variety of species such as Goral, Himalayan Black bear, Langur, Porcupines, Antelopes. Polo Park, a botanical garden entertains all with its greenery. An appealing amalgamation of Buddhist culture is bespoken. Itanagar is being the hometown of Aka, Begun, Monpa tribes. Rajbhawan, Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum, Gompa Buddhist Temple, Indira Gandhi National Park, and Namdhapa National Park are other favorite spots of Itanagar.
Tawang is a place for beautiful monasteries and stands at an altitude of 3048 meters. The Sixth Dalai Lama was born here. In the monastery, the Buddhist scripts are encrypted in golden letters. The 400-year-old Tawang monastery is one among the largest Indian monasteries. Tawang mesmerizes the tourists with its scenic beauty. Urgelling Monastery, Madhuri Lake, Tawang Gompa, PTSO Lake, War Memorial, Shonga-tser Lake, Bap Teng Kang Waterfalls are the famous spots here. One can find more skiing opportunities in the winter season.
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Akashiganga is a renowned pilgrimage spot in the northeast state Arunachal Pradesh. Tourists invade here in the winter season to enjoy the natural scenery, snowfall peaks. The Kalika Purana and this place have a close connectivity. It has been said that Lord Shiva was highly angry when he saw his consort Parvathi’s dead body. Then he started to dance ferociously. To pacify and detach his affection from Parvathi, Lord Vishnu sent Sudharshana Chakra to cut her body into two pieces. During the time, the head of the Parvathi fell in the site. Malinithan is the nearest and biggest town from Akashiganga. To reach Akashiganga, Malinithan is being the hub.
This is the village panchayat place coming under the Upper Siang district. Buddhists occupied the entire village. Nowadays river rafting people come here to fulfill their adventurous mood. Tourists, who come from Yingkiong, shall cross the hanging bridge called Gandhi Bridge.