Arunachal Pradesh ,"the land of dawn-lit mountains" is one of the 29 states of India and is the northeastern-most state of the country. Arunachal Pradesh borders the states of Assam and Nagaland the south and shares international borders with Bhutan in the west Myanmar in the east and is separated from China the north by the disputed with McMahon Line. Itanagar is the capital of the state. Land of the dawn lit mountains. The states is ideal for horticulture and fruit orchids. Rice mills and handloom handicrafts are the major economic industries.
A major part of the state is claimed by the Republic of China, and the People's Republic of China referring to it as "South Tibet". During the 1962 Sino-Indian war, Chinese forces temporarily crossed McMahon line, the border line between the state and China.
Land of the Dawn-Lit Mountains is the sobriquet for the state in Sanskrit; it is also known as the Orchid State of India or the Paradise of the Botanists. Geographically, it is the largest of the Seven Sister States of Northeast India.
Arunachal Pradesh possesses a very rich and vivid flora and fauna. Being a paradise for entomologists and naturalists, the plenty of flora and fauna in the region makes Arunachal Pradesh one of the best eco-tourism destinations in the world. The state possesses over 500 varieties of orchids and also 500 species of medicinal plants. You can also find four major cats including tiger, leopard, clouded leopard and snow leopard and also rare lesser feline species like the golden cat and marbled cat. The state also houses over 500 bird species of birds, and is equally rich in reptiles.
For an amazing holiday, you need to go to an amazing destination. So if you are seeking to step into a world of extraordinary beauty and discover experiences found nowhere else on earth, Arunachal Pradesh is the place for you.
Arunachal Pradesh witnesses summers from March to May, with maximum temperature in the foothills at 40°C.
Monsoon pours the state between May and September, with heavy showers about 2,000 mm to 4,000 mm.
Winters remain here from October to February, average temperature varying from 15°C to 21°C.
October to April is the best time to visit Arunachal Pradesh when the weather remains cool and pleasant in the region.
BY AIR :
Arunachal Pradesh has its nearest airport AS Lilabari (North Lakhimpur) Tezpur Airport in Assam, which is connected to Kolkata.
BY RAIL :
TIts nearest railway station is Harmuty, just 33 km from Itanagar. North Lakhimpur in Assam is the most convenient railhead.
BY ROAD :
The state is well connected by road network from anywhere.