Weekend Trips from Itanagar

A short break is necessary for every individual from the mundane life. A weekend trip is just the right opportunity to boost up one’s spirit and then to begin work all over again. There are numerous beautiful places near Itanagar that can be explored.

Ziro


Tourist place near Itanagar


Distance: 145kms from Itanagar
Time by road: 2hrs 30mnts
Best Season: February to October

Ziro is one of the oldest towns in Arunachal and it has been a World Heritage Site for quite a few years now because of its breathtaking natural beauty. Surrounded by mountains, Ziro is popular tourist destination. The tourist places in Ziro includes: Paddy cum Fish Farming, Apatani Villages, Kile Pakho, Tarin Fish Farm, Taley Wildlife Sanctuary and Shiva Lingam at Kardo Forest.

How to reach Ziro from Itanagar


There are regular buses and taxis from Itanagar to Ziro
Taxi rates: Rs 500to Rs 1500 (approx)

Bomdila


A famous place to visit near Itanagar


Distance:
241kms from Itanagar
Time by road: 4hrs
Best Season: April to October

Bomdila is a small town located at a height of about 8000 ft. above the sea level in Arunachal Pradesh. One can enjoy the view of the beautiful landscape and the snow-clad mountains of the Himalayan Range. The primary attractions of the area are the Buddhist monastery. The place with its cool climate, artistic people, snow capped Himalayan ranges, Buddhists Gompas  has a lot of attractions for the tourists.

How to reach Bomdila from Itanagar

There are regular buses and taxis from Itanagar to Bomdila.
Taxi rates: Rs 1000 to Rs 2500 (approx)

Parashuram Kund


Sightseeing near Itanagar


Distance:
389 kms from Itanagar
Time by road: 6hrs
Best Season: November to February

The Parashuram Kund is located on the banks of the mighty Lohit River. Parashuram Kund is a holy place and mostly famous for its natural beauty. A fair popularly known as Parashuram Mela is held in the month of January every year in the holy place that attracts a large number of crowds from different corners of the country. This holy place leaves an everlasting impression in the mind of the visitors and the devotees as well.

How to reach Parashuram Kund from Itanagar


One can hire private taxis from Itanagar to reach Parashuram Kund.
Taxi rates: Rs 1000 to Rs 2500 (approx)

Namdapha National Park


Wildlife park near Itanagar

Distance:
399 kms from Itanagar
Time by road: 7hrs 
Best Season: October to April

This Namdapha National Park is the 15th Tiger Reserve in India. It is the only national park in India where the leopard, clouded leopard, the snow leopard and tiger are found. Other animals that are found in the park are barking deer, sambar and a variety of snakes. Another attraction of the forest is the Noa-Dihing River which has a rich variety of aquatic life. Another very distinct feature of the park is that it covers a wide range of altitude from 200m to 4500m and the upper reaches during most part of the year remains covered with snow.

How to reach Namdapha national park from Itanagar

One can hire private taxis from Itanagar to reach Namdapha national park.
Taxi rates:  Rs 1000 to Rs 3000 (approx)

Tawang


Popular tourist spot near Itanagar


Distance:
430 kms from Itanagar
Time by road: 7hrs 40mnts
Best Season:  April to October

Tawang is a beautiful tourist destination in Arunachal Pradesh. People from all over the world visits this place to enjoy the mesmerizing natural beauty. Tawang is well known for the Tawang Monastery the second biggest and oldest in Asia The monastery is known as Tawang Ganden Namgyal Lhatse. Sela Pass located about 13,714 ft above sea level is also a popular tourist spot in Itanagar. Other tourist destination in Tawang includes War Memorial, Urgelling Gompa, Manjushree Vidyapeeth, Khinmey Gompa, Bhramadungchung Ani Gompa, Lamai Zabshe, P.T So Lake, P.T So Lake, Taktsang Gompa, Btk Waterfall, Gorzam Chorten Zemithang, Jang Water Fall,Jaswant Garh and Chagzam Bridge.

How to reach Tawang from Itanagar


Hired taxis are easily available from Itanagar to Tawang.
Taxi rates: Rs 1000 to Rs 3000 (approx)

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