Check out 16 Return-To-Work Programs In India For Ambitious Women Like You!
It is the perfect place for people looking for respite and those who want to experience its untouched scenic beauty.
Not many people (no, not even the travel junkies), include Arunachal Pradesh on their bucket list. However, this is a perfect place for people looking for respite and those who want to experience its untouched scenic beauty.
This eastern-most Indian state still boasts of its virgin landscape, historical edifices and rich tribal culture which is largely untouched and still unexplored.
One of the reasons that Arunachal Pradesh is still not a favoured destination is the very basic infrastructure and the issue of getting Government permits. The good news is that the State is gradually catching up and promoting tourism, thereby boosting its economic growth.
Culturally, the state is more akin to parts of Nepal and China than India. There are several tourist places in Arunachal that one can explore depending on the time and budget. We bring you some of the most interesting things to do in Arunachal Pradesh.
Places to see in Arunachal Pradesh
Firstly, you need to decide which are the tourist places in Arunachal Pradesh you want to see. This plan would help you to obtain the necessary permits beforehand and prevent you from facing any hassles later. The State has 12 tourist circuits across 83,500 sq. km. Each tourist circuit is different in ethnic culture, topography and vegetation.
Foreigners need to apply for the Protected Area Permit while Indian Nationals can apply for the Inner Line Permit. There are several tourist agencies which help with the application process, however, one can apply at individual level too. Once this is done, you are ready to go!
Here are the top tourist places and things to do in Arunachal Pradesh (pictures are in order of sequence):
Tawang is the most popular destination in the state and offers one of the best cultural experiences. It is the home of the famous Tawang Monastery, which is the biggest monastery in India and second biggest in the world after Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. The sixth Dalai Lama Tsangyang Gyatso was born in Tawang.
This is small town with less than 10,000 population and is abode to several tribes including Monpa and Aka. Apart from Bomdila monastery, one can explore Eagle’s Nest Wildlife Sanctuary which is 20 km outside the town.
Ziro is known for Apatani tribe recognized by their face tattoos and huge nose ring. Apatani is the most advanced tribes in this region and has earned the consideration for listing in UNESCO Cultural Heritage.
The breath-taking view of snow-capped mountain is a must see. Don’t forget to visit New Gompa as well as Mechuka Lake.
How to Reach?
Tezpur (Assam) is the nearest airport which has regular flights from Kolkata and Guwahati (both these cities are well connected with all other major cities in India). The nearest railway station is Harmuti (Assam) which is 43 km away from Itanagar. Taxis and bus services are easily available for onward journey. For exploring tourist places in Arunachal, public transport is easily available. Those who are looking for flexibility and comfort may hire private taxis.
Best Time to Visit
Generally the north-east region of India experiences heavy monsoon and therefore for Arunachal too, the best time to visit the place are the ‘non-monsoon’ seasons. April-May or October- November are the best times to visit the place. November to February are peak winters, so load your luggage with lots of woollens if you are planning to visit during this time.
Other things to do in Arunachal Pradesh
Now Pack Your Bags
Wouldn’t it be a crime not to visit a place that is a part of India and yet so different in so many aspects? So what are you waiting for? Go, pack your bags!
Before that don’t forget to apply for your permit. Have a great trip.
Images via www.tourmyindia.com, Pixabay
I write for a living and I read to live…
A proud mom who loves writing on parenting, wellness and productivity. Currently brushing my knowledge on Yoga, Ayurveda and Content Marketing. Find out more at read more...
This post has published with none or minimal editorial intervention. Women's Web is an open platform that publishes a diversity of views, individual posts do not necessarily represent the platform's views and opinions at all times.
Stay updated with our Weekly Newsletter or Daily Summary - or both!
"There is a story and a vision which makes us gravitate towards cinema. Even as we worked as assistants on ads, we realised that cinema was our true calling," say Gunpreet Kaur Mann and Deepali Singh Raseen.
The Railway Men. Mili. Cuttputli. The Diplomat. Bade Miyan Chote Miyan. And more…
Let me introduce to you the talented designer duo who have worked on these, and can be considered today’s upcoming costume designers for the screen. Gunpreet Kaur Mann and Deepali Singh.
Having studied at NIFT, Gunpreet Kaur Mann sent her portfolio out to several designers. Her first gig was as an assistant stylist with Manoshi and Rushi, who also happen to be a designer duo. She worked on an ad film starring Saif Ali Khan and eventually landed a full time job with designer Vikram Phadnis. Years of experience as assistant costume designer followed, which eventually led her to getting a break.
A ‘thank you’ makes a lot of difference in the way any woman in your life sees herself in your eyes. It might even mean the world to her.
I have not received any appreciation in the past. Probably never will. This is the experience of ample women across the globe. The expectation to be thanked for all the sacrifices she makes to keep others happy has faded. Yet the urge to hear few words of acknowledgement always lingers.
There is never a day when she pushes off her own burdens. She knows not to give up on people she loves. Women in general, are givers by nature and hence, give without asking anything in return. They have been the care givers and lovers since centuries however receive no appreciation.
It will mean the world to your mother if you answer her calls. If your sister seems lost give her a hug and assure her about her strengths. Tomorrow, there might come a day when you would have to make your daughter feel empowered with few words of wisdom every now and then. For the children to feel wanted and loved, you must be able to spare some quality time with your wife and be present in the moment.
Please enter your email address