Choekhor Festival Arunachal Pradesh in IndiaYet unexplored and biggest state in the North East India, situated in the Trans-Himalayan region of the extreme Northeastern part of the Indian Subcontinent. Arunachal Pradesh is also known as “Land of Dawn-lit Mountains” or “Land of the Rising Sun”. The capital of Arunchal Pradesh is Itanagar. The state is surrounded by Assam and Nagaland (south), Bhutan (west), Burma (east) and People’s Republic of China (north) and Tibet on its borders. This exitoc place is laden with gushing waterfalls, crystal clear lakes, and the wavering rivers, the snow clad mountains, the stubborn plains, exclusive flora and fauna, legendary cultural heritage. The foreign tourists to Arunachal Pradesh require a Restricted Area Permit and the Indian tourists need an Inner Line Permit. People mainly speak English, Apatani, Hindi, Assamese, Nishi and Adi languages. Arunachal Pradesh could be the best choice if you want to exprience unexplored India.
The best time to visit this state is from Octoberto April. The monsoon season is from July to September.
Lilabari Airport of Assam(North Lakhimpur) is the nearest airport to the state. Another nearest airport is Tezpur Airport in Assam, which is connected to Kolkata.
The nearest railway station is Harmuty, located at a distance of 33 km from Itanagar. North Lakhimpur in Assam is the most convenient railhead.
The Naharlagun bus station is located at a distance of 10 kms fron Itanagar . A good network of roads links Naharlagun with other important places like Shillong, Guwahati, Ziro, North Lakhimpur and Bomdila.
Some of the important festivals are Solung, Mopin, Losar, Boori Boot, Dree, Nechi Dau, Khan, Kshyat-Sowai, Loku, Longte Yullo, Mol, Nyokum, Ojiale, Reh, Sanken, Si-Donyi and Tamladu. These festivals are celebrated by folk tribal dance and music.
There are six main travel circuits in Arunachal Pradesh :
Arunachal Pradesh, North east India's remotest state, also known as 'Land of the Dawn-lit-Mountains' is the first Indian soil to greet the morning sun.