Tourism of Arunachal Pradesh



Arunachal Pradesh is on the northeastern tip of India, bordering Bhutan on the west, China on the north, Myanmar on the east and the states of Assam on the south. Part of the Eastern Himalayan ranges, this state covers 83,743 sq. km., with climate varying from sub- tropical in the south to alpine in the north. Evergreen forest covers more than 60 % of the state area. Besides the streams, rivers, mountains and peaks, its’ endless variations of scenic beauty are the first to greet sunrise in the country.


It finds mention in the ancient literature such as the Kalika Purana, the Mahabharata and the Ramayana. It was here that Parasuram washed away his sins, Vyasa meditated, Bhismaka founded his kingdom, Lord Krishna married his consort Rukmini, and King Balinarayan drew men for his armies from among the hardy people. The 6th Dalai Lama was born and the 13th found refuge on the soil of Arunachal Pradesh.


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