Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh

Tucked away in the remotest tip of northeast India is the enticingly beautiful state of Arunachal Pradesh. Literally meaning ‘land of the dawn lit mountains’ in Sanskrit, Arunachal with its captivating snow-capped peaks, silver lakes, gushing rivers, verdant landscapes and glorious heritage has become a prime destination for both Indian and international tourists. Bollywood too was spellbound by the beauty of the place and shot.

Madhuri Dixit-starrer film Koyla in the breathtaking Tawang district.

In fact, it was in Tawang that the fifth Dalai Lama, Mera Lama, saw his vision to construct a monastery in 1681. It is said after praying for guidance, he found his horse standing quietly on a hilltop and took it as a divine sign. Hence the name Tawang, which means chosen by the horse.

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The Yamne Abor Eco Lodge is a quaint place that beckons you when you are around the Yamne River in Damro. Known for its peace and tranquility, the lodge, also an enterprise of Abor CountryTravels & Expeditions, houses three pretty cottages is surrounded by a lovely forest known for its Gaur, a bison that have been trained to come out in the open with the promise of some salt. Each cottage offers a grand view of the valley and opens up to a large ground big enough for more tents.…
Hotel Tsepal Yangjom is a three-star property in Bomdila, the headquarters of the west Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh. It is quite sought-after considering this is one of the better options for tourists who travel all the way seeking tranquility in that part of the country. Nestled in the heart of Bomdila and easily accessible to downtown prime commercial and shopping centres and dining places, it’s recommended for its location and upkeep of the hotel. The rooms are spacious and tastefully done and overlook the lofty mountains surrounding the property.…
Overlooking the beautiful landscape and snow-clad mountains of the Himalayan Range, Siphiyang Phong is named after the mountain that has left everyone awed by its beauty and is located in the heart of Bomdila. History stands witness to its might, folk songs tell of its glory and the locals worship it. Bomdila is the headquarter town in West Kameng district, situated 8500 ft. above sea level, perched over a wide ridge that straddles a mountain in the Himalayan ranges, a lofty heaven on earth. The tiny town presents a panoramic…
Set in the scenic Dirang Valley of Arunachal Pradesh, Norphel Retreat is a32-room resort. A touch of opulence and class define this property which is set amidst the sprawling kiwi and orange orchard. Dirang is a tiny hill station in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh with a rich scope for tourism. The rooms are spacious, well-appointed, and elegant with all amenities to ensure comfort. Well-trained staff is gently and only add to your comfort. The Tibetan architecture of the property is a reflection of all the elements that influences…
The Heritage Pemaling Resort has the advantage of location. It’s perched at an altitude of 5,000 feet in a valley laden with flowers and greenery along the gently flowing Dirang Chu River. At such a vantage point, all windows of the rooms overlook the valley offering a spell-binding view of the Dirang Valley and the Kameng River deep down below. The property also offers an awesome view of the Sella Peaks, the pass leading to Sella. Sit back in your room and watch the colors of the Sella-Road Cliffs change,…
Most often, it’s the location that defines a place. Hotel Gakyi Khang Zhang is one such place. Surrounded by the grand Himalayan Mountains, the best thing about the hotel is indeed the location. It offers the best view of the Tawang valley and the 17th century Tawang monastery, the second largest Buddhist monastery in the world. The hotel is one of the few good options to check in while in Tawang which does not have too many good hotels. The wood finished rooms are clean and tidy and rather cheerful:…
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