Arunachal Pradesh Tourism
Arunachal Pradesh, which is located in north eastern India, has fifteen districts and it is called “Land of the rising sun”. The literary meaning of “land of the rising sun” is “the land of the mountains of the dawn.” The state capital is in Itanagar, which is also its largest city. The state, known for its natural beauty, is supported in the form of a strong agricultural economy- main crops of pulses, sugarcane, rice, wheat, maize. There are a large number of forest cover which ensures that forest products also contribute to their economy. The tourism sector of the state, however, has not been fully utilized.
How to Reach :-
BY AIR – Lilabari in Assam is the nearest airport at a distance of 67 km. There are connecting flights to Guwahati from Lilabari. Flights from Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Jaipur, Bengaluru, Ahmadabad, etc. operate to Guwahati. Taxis and buses are available from Guwahati to reach Itanagar.Pawan Hans operates helicopter services from Guwahati to Itanagar thrice a week.Kolkata is the nearest international airport at a distance of 760 km.
BY RAIL – Around 43 km away (just an hour drive) from the state capital Itanagar, Harmuti train station (Assam) is the nearest train station connecting Arunachal Pradesh to other major cities of India. Further, take bus or hire a taxi for your onward journey towards the state.
BY ROAD – Itanagar is well connected to most neighbouring regions of Arunachal Pradesh. Daily overnight buses from Guwahati ply to Itanagar. AST buses also connect Itanagar to Shillong, Ziro, Guwahati, Balijan, Poma, Lilabari, Jote, Raga, Sagalee, Pasighat, Dibrugarh, Tezpur, Bombdila, etc
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