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Tawang

Tawang the world of mystics and enchanting beauties forms the western most district of Arunachal Pradesh is located at the soaring height of near about 10,000fts above MSL sharing boundaries with Tibet in the north, Bhutan in the south west and Sela range of West Kameng the East is the home of Monpa tribe.Tawang is believed to have derived its name from the grandiose Tawang Monastery perched on the edge of the ridge running along the western part of Tawang township. Ta means Horse and Wang means chosen.



Bhalukpong

Bhalukpong is worth a visit at the time of the Nyethidow festival in March. Also nearby (3 kms) is the famous Tipi Orchid Centre. Languages spoken here are Aka, Hindi, Assamese and English. Bhalukpong is known for picnics, rafting and angling on the banks of Kameng river and trekking and hiking. Bhalukpong in Arunachal Pradesh is a mesmerizing place for wildlife enthusiasts, nature lovers, and adventurers (an ideal destination for hikers, rafters and anglers). Bhalukpong Arunachal Pradesh is a little town on the Kameng River and lies along the dense forests that form the border of the Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary. The Nyethidow festival celebrated in the month of March is a must visit occasions, for the tourists to Arunachal Pradesh Bhalukpong.



Dirang

Situated at an altitude of 4910 ft above the sea level, Dirang a beautiful hill station comprises of Tribal Mahayana Monapas sharing their traditions and heritage which are similar to Western Bhutan. Dirang is located on a picturesque valley in between Bomdilla and Tawang and due to its lower altitude than Bomdila the weather is much milder & comfortable, a constant wind blows along the river valley making it a very pleasant place to stay. The spectacular natural view of Dirang surely makes the visitors spell bound. The visitors find numerous beautiful natural objects of nature to pick from. Tourists are always free to squeeze the abundant beauty of nature. The high peaks and mountains of Dirang are irresistible for mountaineers and trekkers. They give maximum pleasure to the adventurous tourists. Dirang is a Sub-divisional headquarters in the West Kameng District and well known for its Hot Water Spring and Apple Orchards apart from its mesmerizing natural beauty. It is also used as a base camp for trekking and bird watching at Mandla or Madla Phudong, which is situated at a distance about 28 km from Dirang. Dirang features unique flora & fauna, numerous medicinal plants have their habitat in this area.



Bomdila

The Bomdila-Tawang area is a good choice for trekking. However, the most interesting as well as challenging trek in this region is around Tawang Chu. This trek starts from Jong, the bus head in between Se-la and Tawang. From Jong to Mago, the trek route passes through a wonderful jungle studded with magnificent waterfalls. May and October are the best time for undertaking adventure activities in Arunachal Pradesh. Some other interesting treks of Arunachal Pradesh are Bomdila-Daimara via Ramlingam and Chakku; Bomdila-Seppa; Along-Mochuka; Daporijo-Taksing; Pasighat-Tuting; Pasighat-Mariang; and Daporijo- Along. Tourists may also undertake river rafting along Kameng (Seppa-Bhalukpong), Subansiri (Taliha-North of Daporijo), Siang (entire course), and Dibang (Anini-Assam border).