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The Siang and its
tributaries abound in aquatic life. Mahsheer is common. Catches of 20-30 kegs are
common and 100 Kg is not unknown. Golden trout is found in the cold water of
higher reaches. Angling festival will be organized at Bodak, at the junction of
the rivers Siang and Yamne. The other popular angling site is at Boleng.
The river cascades
from the high mountains to the foothills in a series of rapids. The entire
stretch from Gelling, at the Mc Mohan line to Pasighat is suitable for rafting.
The adventurous may organize a rafting expedition covering the entire course of
the river in Arunachal Pradesh. The less die herds may enjoy a shorter rafting
trip from Rengging in which Grade 2 and 3 rapids provide adequate thrill but
Being on the Eastern Himalayas,
Arunachal is home to some of the tallest snow-peaked mountains in the world.
Trekking expeditions to these peaks offer some of the best experiences in the
world, yet are the least visited ones.
Enjoy trekking in Arunachal, which will prove to be a rare wilderness
experience. The major trekking routes include Se La Pass and Margherita
railhead. In addition to this there are countless other trekking routes that
have been recently opened for the trekking enthusiasts. For an energetic leisure
seeker, few destinations in the world would match the dimensions of Arunachal
Right at the top of
north-eastern India, is Arunachal Pradesh, the `Land of the Dawn-lit-Mountains.'
The area is one of the most pristine in India, with a dazzling array of flora
and fauna, in a habitat that combines glacial terrain, alpine meadows, and
sub-tropical rain forests. More that 90 per cent of the state is densely
Arunachal Pradesh stands as a guard on the north
easternmost part of India. It borders Myanmar on the east, Bhutan in the west
and China in the north and North East.
Structure Arunachal Pradesh
The state encompasses a
horseshoe-shaped territory which is located between latitude 26 Degree 28' and
29 Degree 30'E. The longitudinal location of the state gives it the epithet of
the 'land of the rising sun'.
The Climatic conditions
vary from sub-tropical to temperate depending upon the topography and
altitude of the area. The hot and humid lower belt of foothills records
a maximum temperature of 40 degree Celsius in summer while....
Restrictions & Permits
Contrary to popular belief
Inner Line restrictions were not imposed in the state by the Indian Government
due to its status as a sensitive border state. The Inner Line Regulation Act was
first introduced by the British in 1873 for the areas inhabited by tribes.
The regulations were reintroduced in 1914 when the areas were recognized as
North East Frontier Tract. The inner line regulations were further reinforced by
the first Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru who emphasized the protection
of tribal culture of the state and discouraged migration of outsiders to tribal
Tourist Places Arunachal Pradesh
Kameng Division is located in
the western-most part of Arunachal Pradesh bordering Bhutan on its west.
The northern-most top of Kameng Division comprises Tawang district inhabited
mostly by the Monpa tribe. It is known as Monyul, the land of Mon (the
lower land). During the Indo-China war in 1962 this region was temporarily
occupied by the Chinese army. The district is subdivided in the local
traditional 'Cho', a group of 3-12 villages. The Cho is further subdivided
into 'Gachungs' which comprises a single large village or a group of small
hamlets. Every village has its 'Gaon' Bura'.
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