The land of Dawnlit Mountains - Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh is known as ‘The land of Dawnlit Mountains’. It is the north-easternmost state of India. The state of Arunachal Pradesh is famed for its ancient culture. Itanagar is the capital of this state. It borders the states of Assam and Nagaland to the South and shares international borders with Bhutan in the west, Myanmar in the east, and a disputed border with China in the north. Arunachal Pradesh is gifted with traditional craftsmen skills. Localities of this state are skilled in weaving, carpet making, handicrafts, handlooms, painting, pottery, ornament making, bamboo work, and other works too. No state is complete without festivals and celebrations.
Some of the major festivals celebrated with great pomp and show are- Siang River festival, Losar, Boori Boot, Dree festival, Loku, and Sangken- Sangken is celebrated every year in February and is one of the prominent festivals of the state. Other famous festivals are the Nyokum Yullo and Chalo Loku- agricultural festivals that are celebrated in February. In January another famous festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm is the Pangsau Pass Winter festival.
Try some lip-smacking cuisines on your trip to this stunning state. The most popular dishes of Arunachal Pradesh are- Bamboo Shoot, Pika Pila, Luktar, Pehak, Apong, Marua, Chura Sabji, and a lot more other cuisines too that are truly worth trying.
What is Arunachal Pradesh famous for
The beautiful state of Arunachal Pradesh is truly a treasure house of nature that welcomes one to relax in its serene hills and vales. It is known for its ancient culture. This state is renowned for snowy misty, monasteries, unexplored passes, salubrious climate, hospitality and pristine lakes. The state is also famous for some thrilling activities among the adventure junkies. Try some thrilling spots here like- trekking, river rafting and paragliding. So just plan a trip to this wonderland and capture some beautiful moments through your lenses.
Major Markets of Arunachal Pradesh
There are some market places in Arunachal Pradesh from where one can shop a variety of items like- Shawls, carpets, Chadars- a wrap skirt worn by Monpa women, handcrafted bags and local tribal dresses. Handicrafts Centre at Tawang, Craft Centre, and Emporium at Itanagar, Bomdila Market in Bomdila, and Akash Deep Market and Legi Complex are some of the markets from where one can shop to one’s heart’s content.
Where to Stay in Arunachal Pradesh
There are several well -furnished hotels, resorts, homestays in Itanagar, Bhalukpong, Tawang and other cities of Arunachal Pradesh, where you can make your stay comfortable. The stunning Arunachal Pradesh tour will be a comfortable experience for the visitors as there are numerous cheap and luxury hotels, resorts and homestays available for them amidst nature. One visiting can book hotels, resorts on reaching the site of their visits. On other occasions, one can book online in advance which will make one escape from the anxiety of the travel tour.
Where to eat in Arunachal Pradesh
Travelers can find several best restaurants that offer a variety of dishes that are worth trying in Arunachal Pradesh. There are some known restaurants- November Restaurant in Namsai, Hotel MON-VALLEY & RESTAURANT in Tawang, Siang Restaurant in Tezu, ABC Restaurant in Itanagar. There are some other good restaurants too in other cities of Arunachal Pradesh.