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How to reach

Rail Link:   The nearest railway station is Naharlagun, which is around 3 km from Yupia. The another nearest railway station is at Guwahati. The journey from Guwahati to Yupia takes about 10 hours. Car/bus services are available from Guwahati to Naharlagun. Taxi for Yupia and share Auto service are also available at Naharlagun City or Naharlagun Railway Station .


The Trains Time Table of Naharlagun Railway Station is given as below:

GHY:  Guwahati;   NHLN: Naharlagun;   NDLS: New Delhi

Air Link:  The nearest Airport is Lilabari (North Lakhimpur) in Assam, which is around 50 km and nearest helipad is at Naharlagun. Daily helicopter services are available between Guwahati and Naharlagun except on Sundays. The flight services for Lilabari Airport is available on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

Road Link:   Naharlagun is at a distance of 370 km from Guwahati. Day and Night bus services are available from Guwahati to Naharlagun from where taxi can be availed to reach Yupia.


About Arunachal Pradesh

The literal meaning of Arunachal Pradesh is a “land of the dawn-lit mountains”. Located in the eastern most part of the Indian Territory, this wonderful holiday getaway is home to verdurous valleys, and unprecedented aestheticism. Gushing waterfalls, crystal clear lakes, and picturesque mountain tops enhance the astounding scenic beauty of this treasure trove of unmatched allure.
Surprisingly the natural beauty of this tranquil destination is unspoiled and there are lands which are purely virgin. Devoid of the maddening chaos of the mundane city life, Arunachal has a tranquil environment and salubrious weather that adds to its serenity. The avid travelers must take a trip to this distant North-Eastern State to explore the hidden gems to the fullest.





Places of Interest

Tawang

If you want to have a look at the historical sites set on an emerald green meadow, Tawang is the ideal place for you. The entire Tawang region is nestled amidst Gudpi and Chong Chugmi ranges and bathed by the water of Tawang Chu River. Tawang Monastery is an around 113 feet long and 80 feet wide edifice which is a famous Buddhist temple. The interior of the building is stunningly beautiful and a 28 feet high golden statue of Lord Buddha is worshiped here. Indo-China border is another significant tourist spot in Tawang. Jaswant Garh, Tawang War Memorial, Tawang Craft Centre, Brahma-dung-chung Ani Gompa, Urgelling Gompa are some of the important sightseeing places. Madhuri Lake and Pangateng Tso Lake exude enchanting view. Do not forget to have a glimpse of Bap Teng Kang Waterfall and Nuranang Falls. The best time to visit Tawang is May. 2-3 days tour will be enough to explore the land up to the brim.



Pasighat

Pasighat is at a distance of 270km from Itanagar and known to be the oldest town of Arunachal Pradesh. It is the headquarter of East Siang District and situated at a height of 152m. Siang River, the main tributary of Brahmaputra flows by Pasighat. The snowcapped mountain peaks, rock-strewn mountains and a variety of flora and fauna present abundant options to explore natural wonders. Pasighat-Jengging-Yingkiong-Tuting Tourist Circuit is the best option to have a look at the main attractions of Arunachal Pradesh. Siang River is a prime destination to enjoy water sports, especially river rafting. This expedition is quite challenging and begins at Tuting in Upper Siang. Do not miss to visit the Daying Ering Wild Life Sanctuary which is a popular sightseeing spot in Pasighat. It is also the confluence point of Dihang and Lohit rivers with the Brahmaputra. Jengging is 195km away from Pasighat and known for Mouling National Park where rare species of animals are found roaming in their natural environment.




Itanagar

One of the most popular tourist destinations in Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar is the state capital and a well connected city. The township is situated at an altitude of 350 m above sea level. Apart from the state administrative headquarters, the city presents a number of rich architectural wonders. The historical Ita Fort is made of special bricks and is significant from a socio-cultural point. For a simple holidaymaker to an archeologist, this place can be of great value to be explored. The legendary Ganga Lake (Gyakar Sinwi) is a famous picnic spot in Itanagar which is 6 km from the heart of the city. Jawaharlal Nehru Museum is a wonderful repository of indigenous tribal culture of Arunachal. Gompa Buddha Vihar is an astounding yellow roofed shrine. One can have a glimpse of the surrounding countryside from the gompa premise. Buy some local artifacts, wall paintings, herbal dyed yarns and bamboo/cane-made attractive utility items from Craft Centre and Emporium. Polo Park, Indira Gandhi Park, and Zoological Park are some of the evening leisure walk spots.




Ziro

Ziro is an ideal place for trekking in Arunachal Pradesh. It is situated on a plateau and known to be one of the most beautiful hill stations in Arunachal Pradesh. The native tribal people of this place spend an easy lifestyle where the perplexities of mundane city life hardly bother them. The undulating terrains are perched with deep green forests which add to its scenic view. Walking through the pine forest edging the paddy field will soothe your strained nerves. Along with its own attractions, Ziro is the gateway to a number of other attractive tourist spots. Kardo Hills, Talley Valley, Talley Wildlife Sanctuary are the best of them. Ziro Putu is a perfect spot to have a bird’s eye view of the entire Ziro Valley. Do not miss the 25 ft high and 22 ft wide Shiva Lingam at Kardo Hills. Talley Valley is located 32 km away from Ziro and offers the best trekking route by the bamboo, orchids, ferns, and rhododendron forests. Talley Valley Reserved Forest and Talley Wildlife Sanctuary are situated at an elevated level and rivers like Karing, Subansiri, Sipu, and Pange flow through them. Apart from being home to the endangered snow leopard, Ziro is home to many other rare and exotic animals making it a wildlife lover’s delight.




Sela Pass

Tezpur is the nearest major city to Arunachal Pradesh, the land of natural wonders, and Sela Pass is the connecting point of Arunachal Pradesh to the rest of India. While moving towards Tawang, one has to go over this mystic motorable pass. It is 2244 m high from the sea level and a wonderful trek to be explored by the bikers and other trekking fans. The blue water natural lake, snowcapped mountain peaks and scarce grass coating portray the landscape of this stunning getaway. Strolling on the pass turns pleasing when moving clouds touch you with its freezing feel.




Daporijo

327km from Itangar and 160km from Ziro, Daporijo is one of the unexplored getaways of Arunachal Pradesh. The main attraction of the city is its rich variety of flora and fauna and its ethnic diversity. Calm and cool environ and pleasant weather makes it an ideal retreat for each city dweller. This splendid town is the District Headquarter of Upper Subansiri District and located at an elevation of 600 meters above sea level. This location has a numbers of astounding trekking trails and nature walks. The Subansiri River which is close to the city is ideal for rafting and angling. The Meghna Cave Temple of Lord Shiva is a quiet spot to feel the freshness of nature. There are certain hill caves and attractive hamlets close to the town which are ideal for one day trip.




Mechuka

One of the most famous getaways in Arunachal Pradesh, Mechuka is an administrative township near the Indo-China border. Located at an altitude of 1829 m above sea level, it is a perfect getaway for unlimited enjoyment. The Siyom River runs through the valley adding serenity to its scenic view. A series of unexpected events welcome tourists once they reach at Mechuka. Enchanting Buddhist Gumpas set amidst the open meadows enrich the glow of diverse landscape. Mainly inhabited by the people of Memba Tribe, this is a wonderful hill station which has both historical and religious significance. 400 years old Samten Yongcha monastery is located on a hill top overlooking the undulating terrains. One can witness a few age old statues which are well preserved till date. If you are visiting the place in February, try to be here during Losar Festival, a five days New Year celebration. Mopin Festival starts from the 5th day of April and continues for 5 days. Spend your holidays on any of the luxurious accommodation. Just you need to book them in advance before your arrival to the city. Enjoy rafting and angling in Siyom. Different levels of trekking and hiking can be experienced here. If you are enthusiasts enough, try camping in the forests of Mechuka.




Parasuram Kund

f you are heading to the mystic land of Arunachal Pradesh in January, remember to participate in the Makar Sankranti Mela at the site of Parasuram Kund. A famous Hindu pilgrimage known for its magnetic natural ambience, Parasuram Kund is located 13 miles north-east of Tezu. Well connected by road from Tinsukia and Dibrugarh this holy place should be visited during November to February for witnessing the best views. Take a dip in the holy water of Brahma Kund for attaining penance.