Itanagar has everything for a perfect holiday for honeymooners because of its magnificent yet unexplored and virgin dense forests having exotic flora and fauna, beautiful rivers and rivulets having clean and pristine water, cool breeze so very different and away from the pollution and dust of cities and metros and natural beauty at its very best.
The place with its cool healthy air, attractive and peaceful surroundings offers ideal treat for those seeking adventure and fair amount of love in the fresh air.
So start on the journey to this place with love and mist beckoning you in its ever lasting charm. Amen
How to reach Itanagar:
Itanagar is connected to the major cities of India through rail, air and road network.
The nearest airport is in Lilabari Assam, 67 km from Itanagar. Indian Airlines provides regular flights from Calcutta to this place. Taxi and bus services can be taken from there for Itanagar.
No train network is there in Arunachal Pradesh and the nearest railhead is North Lakhimpur in Assam, which is only 60 km from Itanagar Itanagar is connected with other major towns in the region such as Agartala, Aizawl, Kohima, Guwahati, Imphal, and Shillong.
Regular bus services are there between Itanagar and places such as Banderdewa, North Lakhimpur(Asssam), Tezpur(Asssam) and Guwahati(Asssam).
Places of Interests:
The town has a definite Buddhist influence and a number of traditions and cultural practices draw inspiration from Buddhist way of life.
The Buddhist Temple, a beautiful temple expostulating Buddhists way of life is an important tourist spot and a must see in the place. Declared and blessed by the Holy Dalai Lama, the Buddhist temple, a beautiful yellow roofed shrine reflects the extensive Tibetan influence and provides good views of Itanagar and its surroundings.
Ganga Sekhi Lake and Pachin River offer beautiful view and with a crystal clear water, you would be mesmerized by the most beautiful sight of unpolluted and fresh holy water.
Sengkhi Hydel Project is another tourist spot, Polo Park and Zoo are also frequently visited by all tourists and honey mooners. Ita fort is a beautiful place offering panoramic view of the mountains, the city and all its surroundings.
A must see for one and all. Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Museum houses some of the best artifacts, wood carvings, musical instruments, textiles, handicrafts and archeological finds mementos and historically rich memorables.
Indira Gandhi Park contains various flowers and natural beauty and you will simply love this beautiful place.
Other important places of interest around Itanagar is Donyi-Polo Vidya Bhawan a Premier Publics School, North-Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology(Nirjuli) – a engineering insitute providing innovative way of education, Arunachal University (Doimukh) and Government Piggery and Poultry Farm (Nirjuli)
Climate and weather:
The place with its beautiful climate can be visited round the year though the best time to visit is between the months of October and march with light winter and cool breeze mesmerizing you in all its grandeur.
Specialties of Itanagar:
Itanagar, also as known as ‘the Land of the Dawnlit Mountains’ offers a lovely climate. Ruins of a old palace and other such monuments embraces within themselves the city’s ancient history.
The place with its rich traditions and customs and cultural extravaganza offers a wonderful escape from the daily drill of the city life and is an ideal honey moon and tourist location which thankfully is still virgin and relatively unexplored.