Top 5 Attractions in Arunachal Pradesh in 2020

Bomdila, Places to Visit


Bomdila in Arunachal Pradesh is a fantastic town and is also the capital of the district West Kameng. Bomdila is located at a height of around 2,530 meters from earth that presents us spectacular scenery of Himalayan background setting with the snow dressed mountain peaks. Bomdila is also abode to moist apple orchards, natural orchids, green forests and magnificent waterfalls. This region had strong Tibetan and Buddhist influence over many centuries and is abode to many Buddhist monasteries popularly known in the name of Gumphas.

Tawang, Places to Visit

Tawang, is a popular tourist place in Arunachal Pradesh occupied by the local Monpa and Sherdukpen people and it have lot of ancient monasteries, dragon gates, lakes and many striking waterfalls. The place is located far above the ground in the Eastern Himalayas. The main attraction of the spot is it’s peaceful isolation, further enhanced by the existence of magnificence landscape, calm lakes, spinning streams, and the awe-inspiring religious atmosphere. The wet stony Mountains, snow filled peaks and several ancient monasteries make it an amazing place for travelers.

Daporijo, Places to Visit

Daporijo is a huge charming city located at the convergence of the rivers Sippi and Subansiri on the right bank of Subansiri River. The main attractions of the place include the beautiful sightseeing local villages and a old-fashioned cave located just a few kilometers away. Daporijo is perfect place for trekking. Daporijo is also abode to vital tribes including the Hill Miris, Tagins and Adi-Gallongs. The Adis are very talented weavers of cane goods and greatly their handy skills can be seen in the well-known cane suspension bridges located in the state.

The Tawang Monastery

The Tawang Monastery otherwise called as Gompa is believed to be founded about 400 year ago by a monk, Mera Lama, who was the fifth Dalai Lama. The place is full of narrow streets and stone houses with around five hundred monks dwell. The main attractions of the place include an open library, which contains old scriptures, well painted tapestries, rare hand written manuscripts of spiritual books and gold lettered Buddhist scripts. Here we can see the Tibetan influence in the wooden windows and other decorations. The Tawang Gompa is also abode to the eighteen foot tall Buddha sculpture at the entrance gate, which is artistically bedecked with paintings. The ceiling is decorated with Buddhism folklore. People from different parts of the world visit the Tawang Monastery to pray and meditate. Research scholars are also regular visitors.

Itanagar, Places to Visit

Itanagar also popular as the 'Land of the Dawnlit Mountains' is situated in the foothills of the Great Himalayas is also the capital of Arunachal Pradesh. Tourists from different parts of the country flock to th city to see the natural beauty of this hill resort. The city is mainly divided into two parts as the Itanagar on the hilltop and the Naharlagun town in the valley.

Some attractions of the place include Itafort, Buddhist Monastery, and Charming Ganga Lake, Buddha Vihar and the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Museum. Itafort is situated at the mid of the capital complex in Papum Pare region and is a fort built with bricks in an irregular shape.