Places To Visit in Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh India
Best Session
September - June
Major Languages
Hindi, English, Apatani
Major Airports
Ideal Duration
North East


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Going down the history of Arunachal Pradesh, it dates back to the time when Britishers were ruling the Indian subcontinent. In the year 1826, the British took over Assam. At that point of time, Arunachal Pradesh was a part of Assam. Till the year 1912, the Britishers controlled the region now called Arunachal Pradesh from Assam. Arunachal Pradesh became a Union Territory in 1972 and then, a full-fledged state in February 1987.

Climate/Temperature: The climatic conditions in Arunachal Pradesh differ from region to region. It varies according to altitude. In the high altitude region, the climate is cold. But in the lower altitudes, the climates are really sizzling hot and clammy. In the upper regions, the winters are cold and humid while the summers are short. Arunachal Pradesh records a high amount of rainfall. Compared to other states in India, the amount of rainfall is heavier in Arunachal Pradesh. The annual average rainfall in Arunachal Pradesh is more than 300 cm! The rainfall varies from 450 cm in the foothill areas to 80 cm in the upper reaches.

There are many places in Arunachal Pradesh that grabs the attention of the tourists. Some of the major places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh are:

Sella Pass

Activities & Adventure 
There is a famous saying, “Where there is a will there is away.” Similarly, where there is a hill there is a way for adventure. Arunachal Pradesh is a heaven for trekkers and mountaineers. The region is spruced with splendid passes and peaks, rippling rivers and waterfalls, hot springs and picturesque lakes that surely refresh every weary soul. What is needed for the adventure sports, Arunachal Pradesh had it all. It is a perfect place for various water sports including river rafting and speed boating. The mountains are perfect for trekking, rock climbing and mountaineering.
The total land area of Arunachal Pradesh is approximately 83,743 sq. kms. Arunachal Pradesh is situated in the northeastern part of India. It lies between the latitude 26o28’N and 29o30'N and longitudes 91o30’E and 96o30'E. It borders Bhutan on the west, Chine on the north and Myanmar (Burma) on the east and the state of Assam on the south. Arunachal Pradesh is endowed with rich flora and fauna. Abundant tumultuous streams, boisterous rivers, deep gorges, snooty mountains and snow-clad shining peaks, characterize the geography of Arunachal Pradesh.
People / Population: The total population of Arunachal Pradesh is approximately 10,96,702. Tribal people constitute nearly seventy percent of the total population of Arunachal Pradesh. The major tribes are Dallas, Monpas, Adis, Akas, Apatanis, Mishmis, Nishi's, Noktey, Wangchu, and Sherdukpens. Each tribe has its own language, customs, and traditions.

Religions: The religion of the mass of the population of Arunachal Pradesh consists of faith in the subsistence of a high God or Super Natural being and a host of other spirits and deities. The high God is addressed by various names by different groups of the population. Many of people believe that high God is there on the Earth as well as in the sky. While the high God is perpetually believed to be munificent, the spirits and deities are grouped under two classes - benevolent and malevolent.

Languages Spoken: The three major languages spoken in Arunachal Pradesh are Monpa, Miji, and Aka. Other tribal dialects are Hill Miri, Nishi, Sherdukpen, Mishmi, Apatani, Wancho, Dafla, and Khamti.

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