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Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh

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Arunachal Pradesh Tourism
Located right in the
north of the north eastern part of India
,Arunachal Pradesh is the first state in India to greet the morning sun. But there is a downside to italso as the state is the
remotest among all Indian states
. The state has a long borderwith
China
,
Bhutan
is in its west, the Indian state of 
Assam
,
Nagaland
and
Myanmar
in thesouth. Arunachal Pradesh is second to none when it comes to having amazing diversity of flora andfauna which charms every tourist who manages to land in the state. There are
more than 500rare species of orchids
alone that exist in the state. The mountainous rivers of the state are
idealforrafting and angling tours
whereas the undulating terrain of the region provides amplechallenges for the adventurously inclined who'll find plenty of options to indulge themselves in suchas trekking and hiking. Once known as the hidden land, the climate of the state varies with thealtitude at which the place is situated. The south Arunachal Pradesh has hot and humid sub-tropicalclimate. The central region is mildly cool whereas the higher altitudes have alpine climate.
Location:
Arunachal Pradesh starts from the foothills and goes up to the higher peaks of eastern
Himalayas
. It is a landlocked state of India surrounded by Myanmar, Bhutan, China andAssam.
Tourist Destinations:
 
Some of the important tourist destinations of Arunachal Pradesh are:
 
Bomdila
 It is a beauteous small town rich in culture
located at an altitudeof about 8000 feet
above the sea level. It is famous for the Buddhist Monastery located here isthe headquarters of 
West Kameng District
. Among the things and places that will attract you tothis place are its cool climate, apple orchards, snow capped peaks and
BuddhistGompas
(monasteries)
 
 
Itanagar
 The
capital of Arunachal Pradesh
has several attractions that willthrill you no end. Take the
Ita fort
for example, in fact the name of the capital also comes from thisvery fort, which was built in the fourteenth century. Then you can visit the
Buddha Vihar
which isa Buddhist shrine. Other places that you can visit are
Jawaharlal Nehru Museum
, Ganga Lake,Itanagar Sanctuary, Polo Park etc.
Malinithan and Bhismaknagar
 These are the two
important archaeological sites
of ArunachalPradesh. Malinithan is sacred because of its association with Lord Krishna otherwise it is ruins of atemple site.
Parashuram Kund
 It is a
pilgrimage
that is important for the pilgrims from all overIndia. Innumerous pilgrims visit the place in the winter season every year, especially duringthe
Makar Sankranti festival
every year.
Tawang Monastery
 It is a 400 years old
Buddhist monastery
and was founded by
Mera Lama
. Before the monastery

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