The widely scattered archeological remains at different places in Arunachal bear testimony to its rich cultural heritage. Arunachal Pradesh, a serene land tucked into the North Eastern tip of India, invites you to relax in its picturesque hills and valleys, enjoy its hygienic climate and meet its simple and hospitable people, with their glorious heritage of arts and crafts and colorful festivals that reflect their ancient faith in the power of nature. Arunachal Pradesh Tourism offers the visitor a wide variety of options to pick from. There are places of worship and pilgrimage such as Parasuramkund and four hundred years old Tawang Monastery, or the sites of archeological excavations like Malinithan and Itanagar, the serene beauty of lakes such as Ganga lake or Sela lake or the numerous variations of scenic beauty of the snow-clad silver mountain peaks and lush green meadows where thousands of species of flora and fauna prosper. In addition, the state provides abundant scope for angling, boating, rafting, trekking and hiking. Besides, there are a number of wild life sanctuaries and national parks where rare animals, birds and plants will fascinate the visitor. Nature has provided the people with a deep sense of beauty which finds delightful expression in their songs, dances and crafts. The climate varies from hot and humid to heavy rainfall in the Shivalik range. It becomes progressively cold as one moves northwards to higher altitudes. Trees of great size, plentiful climbers and abundance of cane and bamboo make Arunachal evergreen. Arunachal Pradesh is considered to be the Natures Treasure and home to orchids, known for their exquisitely beautiful blooms, from one of the dominant taxa with more than 600 species, occurring in varying elevations and climatic conditions throughout the state. Plan your Arunachal Pradesh vacation by availing one of the best Holiday packages which will offer you the pleasures of the destination.
Special fact About Arunachal Pradesh is that it is the first Indian soil to greet the morning sun. The main destinations of Arunachal Pradesh are Tawang, Bomdila, Tipi, Itanagar, Ziro, Daporijo, Along, Mechuka, Pasighat, Roing, Anini, Tezu, Hayuliang, Parsuramkund, Namsai, Miao and Changlang.
"Land of the Rising Sun" is the meaning about Arunachal Pradesh in Sanskrit. Evergreen forests cover more than 60% of the state within the floral diversity of the state, Arunachal Pradesh has a wide variety of wild orchids, each a wonder within themselves. Arunachal Pradesh is bordered by China in the north, Bhutan in the west, Myanmar in the east and shares its boundaries to the south with Assam and Nagaland. Foreign tourists visiting Arunachal Pradesh on their own arrangement are required to pay US$ 50.00 per head to the Government of Arunachal Pradesh. Its fertile lands are watered by five major rivers, primary amongst them being the River Siang, the mighty Brahmaputra of Assam. Formerly the North-East Frontier Agency special territory, Arunachal Pradesh became a union territory in 1972 and a state in 1987. The capital is Itanagar. The land of the state is replete with numerous tribes and sub tribes with a discreet and rich culture. The variety of ethnic groups, communities, languages, class and religion is quite evident in the state. The socio- religious differences among the communities classify the people of the state into three broad categories. Of these, the First group of people comprises of Monpas and Sherdukpens of Tawang and West Kameng districts who are the followers of Lamaistic tradition of Mahayana Buddhist sect. Regarding information on tourist place Sela lake in Arunachal Pradesh it is located at the sela pass, which falls on the road to the tawang valley.
The Second group includes the persons from Adis, Akas, Apatanis, Bangnis, Nishis, Mishmis, Mijis, Thongsas tribes whose deity God are the Sun and the Moon. The tribes of Noctes and Wanchos, significantly located in the Tirap district, form the Third group. These people believe in Vaishnavism.
In terms of religion, the tribes of Arunachal Pradesh believe in a God or Super Natural Entity with few spirits and deities. They also believe in the existence of God at two places – in Heaven and on Earth. The high God is believed to be sympathetic, obliging and generous. The people have unwavering faith their deities and God.