Famous for: Ganga lake, Ita Fort, Namdapha National Park, Rupa, Gompa Buddhist Temple, Itanagar Wildlife Sanctuary, Indira Gandhi park Itanagar, Jawaharlal Nehru Museum, Polo park, Zero Festival of Music. Popular Festivals which are celebrated at Itanagar are-Tamladu festival, Reh festival and Losar(New Year Festival). For nature and wildlife adorer, Itanagar wildlife sanctuary is a must visit.
Ideal Visit Time: 2-3 days.
Itanagar is the capital of Arunachal Pradesh which is seated at the foothills of Himalayas. Itanagar is a perfect destination for a long vacations for its pleasant climate, scenic vistas and naturally rich environment. Itanagar offers a marvelous sense with its unique culture and hospitable locals, housing a large population of the Nyishi tribe. The city hasa bustling market which is famous for its
handicrafts. The city is heavily influenced by Tibetian architecture. To take part in adventure sports, Itanagar and neigh boring regions are delightful places. Trekking is an extremely popular activity around the city, apart from angling and rafting. Through Zero and Daporijo Itanagar- Pashighat is a popular trekking trail passing .
Major Attraction Of Itanagar
How to reach:
By Air: The nearby airport with a distance of 67 km is Lilabari in Assam. To Guwahati from Lilabari there are linking flights. Flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Jaipur, Ahmadabad, etc. Run to Guwahati. From Guwahati taxis and buses are available to reach Itanagar. The nearest international airport is Kolkata with a distance of 760 km.
By Train: The nearby railway station is Harmutiat with a distance of 33 km. Harmutiat is such a confined line. A compatible option to reach Itanagar is North Lakhimpur with a distance of 60km. Trains from North Lakhimpur leads to Guwahati which is well linked to most major parts of the country.
By Road: Itanagar is well linked to most surrounding regions of Arunachal Pradesh. Overnight buses from Guwahati runs to Itanagar, almost daily.