When talking about wanderlust, where do you love to wander the most? Amidst the mountains covered with lush greenery, lakes with crystal blue waters, valleys a bit steep, and the picturesque beauty of mother nature. One such location loved by the wandered in Arunachal Pradesh. It is also called the Land of Rising Sun and when you are in Arunachal Pradesh, you shouldn’t miss the sunrise scenery. So, visit this place tucked gracefully in the range of the Himalayas in the northeast state of India.
Here, is the list of top offbeat places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh that has the best of trekking routes, snow-capped mountains, and water bodies:
Nampadha National Park
A large national park in the eastern part of Himalaya offers you a view of wildlife and biodiversity at its best. It is rich in such diversity having multiple species of snow leopards, clouded leopards, common leopards, and tigers. Other large predators are dholes, wolves, and Asiatic black bears. You can also spot red panda, red fox, small-clawed otter, spotted linsang, marbled cat, fishing cat, Asiatic golden cat, wild boar, forest musk deer, Indian muntjac, hog deer, sambar, Assamese Macaques, and a lot more.
It is one of the eastern Siang districts in Arunachal Pradesh. It is nestled amazingly at the shores of Siong River, which adds to the beauty of this place. It is known as the Gateway to Arunachal Pradesh. This location calls for adventure lovers and nature enthusiasts who love to spend their time relaxing and indulging in the beauty of nature.
Located at the height of 3048m, Tawang has beautiful monasteries and it is also famous for being the birthplace of 6th Dalai Lama. It is a high altitude area, which is like a paradise to all mountain lovers. It also boasts of high elevate passes, scenic lakes, and also war memorials. It has the largest monastery of India.
One of the popular locations in Arunachal Pradesh is Tezu. It indeed is a hotspot for tourists. This place has thick forests, fruit orchards, pristine lakes, and a lot more. Another reason that makes it popular is that it is a famous place for Hindu pilgrimage, thus, hordes of people come in every year to this spot.
This place is loved by cultural enthusiasts as this site has a number of archeological places. Some other places that you shouldn’t miss when you are in Roing are Mayudia, Bhismaknagar Fort, Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary, Mehao Lake, Sally Lake, Nijomaghat, Rukmini Nati, etc.
A small town that is specially visited by people traveling from Assam to Tawang is also a place that attracts flocks of tourists. This is generally because Tawang has a dangerous road. However, if you are in Dirang then you should just go to the bridge over the river Kameng and you will be surprised by the magnificent view of Himalayas.
It does not end with the valleys and the lakes, it also has an amazing waterfall to its beauty. It is at the height of 100 meters and it is also famously called Bong Falls. If you like to capture the beauty of these places, then this is one of the best locations for photography.
If you really wish to experience a piece of heaven on earth, then you should just visit this location. It is situated close to Dirang. It is not so popular and this is the reason you should visit this place as it will offer you the tranquility at its best.
Talking about the beautiful passes, one such pass in Arunachal Pradesh is Bamla Pass. It is elevated by 15000 meters and you can find it covered in snow. Another sight at this place that will make you fall in love with it is the lake it boasts, Sangestar Tso. It also one of the four Indo-China borders.
Another lake beauty that you can spot in Arunachal Pradesh is Anini. It is known for its raw beauty. It is draped in fog and that elevates the look of this place. You can trek around this place and you can find the best view of this place,
These were some of the offbeat places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh fit for a wanderlust. It has more in its bag to offer such as Tenga Valley, Ziro, Bhalukpong, Bomdila, Itanagar, Along, and many more. This list will seem never-ending. So, pick your backpack and a pair of trekking shoes and get on-board to explore these places.