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Bhalukpong Tourism

Apart from being the nature lover's paradise, Bhalukpong can provide you a complete experience with wildlife and a host of activities complimenting its natural beauty and the environment of a place lesser known

The Kameng River running in the forest surrounding it makes the town even more attractive. In Bhalukpong you'll find yourself making the most of hiking, trekking, camping and fishing. The Pakhui game sanctuary can be visited to see birds as exotic as the place itself, along with tigers, elephants, barking dear and more.

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In and around Bhalukpong

Bomdila is located at the north of Bhalukpong and tourists at this destination are amazed by the magnificent monasteries here. The atmosphere in and around the monasteries is quite different that give diverse experiences to the tourists. Apple orchids are another attraction of the place that can be seen easily in large variety. Adventure lovers at this place get a wonderful chance to challenge their spirits by experiencing trekking. Fish angling and river rafting are the other principal tourist activities in Bhalukpong. Bhalukpong is inhabited by members of the Aka Tribes. The annual festival Nyethidow of the Aka tribe is celebrated in March at Bhalukpong,Thrizino.

Restaurants and Local Food in Bhalukpong

Bhalukpong is one of few Arunachal towns which can offer you countless options for food, across popular cuisines. From Indian to Chinese to Tibetan and Continental cosine, Bhalukpong's menu has everything down its list. The local cuisine of the state is essentially Tibetan.
One should try out the Momos, (dumplings filled with vegetables or boiled pork or meat) Thukpa (a soup made of vegetables, minced meat and noodles), Zan (a dish made of millets and had with vegetables or meat and fermented cheese) as well as relish Khura (a type of pancake) and Gyapa Khazi ( kind of rice pulao with fermented cheese, shrimp or dried fish and other spices).
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Suggested Itinerary for Bhalukpong

Bhalukpong can be explored in 1-2 days. On the first day, you can leave early in the morning for Bomdila which is 100 km from Bhalukpong. Spend the entire day at Bomdila and soak in its beauty. Don't forget to visit the bamboo craft centre in Bomdila. You'll need an entire day for Bomdila.

On the second day, you can start by visiting the Pankhui Wildlife Sanctuary. Go there early so that you don't miss the early morning safari. It is 23 km from the city. While coming back you can visit the Orchid Reserves and the Bhalukpong fort. In the evening don't forget visit the local market and try some local cuisine. 

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How to Reach Bhalukpong

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The nearest airport, as well as railway station, are at Tezpur. Cabs and busses ply periodically up and down to Bhalukpong. However, many prefer to drive down to the charming city. The road goes via NH 37 which is in excellent condition. The drive is an exciting one by itself as the road passes by the famous Kaziranga National Park.

How to reach Bhalukpong by flight

The nearest airport to Bhalukpong is Tezpur Airport which is 52 km from Bhalukpong. From here, you can hire a taxi or cab till Bhalukpong and continue with it to explore the city. You can also take a bus from Tezpur to Bhalukpong. 

How to reach Bhalukpong by road

The best way to reach Bhalukpong is via road transportation. The road is beautiful and very picturesque. There are frequent state transport buses to Bhalukpong from Tezpur and Guwahati. You can also hire a taxi from these places to reach Bhalukpong and continue with the same taxi to explore Bhalukpong. 

How to reach Bhalukpong by train

The nearest railhead is located at Rangapara railway station. You can get down at this place and take bus or car to reach Bhalukpong. The Rangapara railway station is well connected with all major cities and towns.

Local transport in Bhalukpong

The town is small enough. Travelling by foot is okay for near by locations. Otherwise, hiring a cab or a jeep will be easy here.

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What is the best way to reach Bhalukpong?

The nearest airport, as well as railway station, are at Tezpur. Cabs and busses ply periodically up and down to Bhalukpong. However, many prefer to drive down to the charming city. The road goes via NH 37 which is in excellent condition. The drive is an exciting one by itself as the road passes by the famous Kaziranga National Park.
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What are the places near Bhalukpong?

The top places near to Bhalukpong are Bomdila which is 35 km from Bhalukpong, Orang national park which is located 52 km from Bhalukpong, Kaziranga national park which is located 93 km from Bhalukpong, Tawang which is located 98 km from Bhalukpong, Guwahati which is located 132 km from Bhalukpong

How much does a package cost for Bhalukpong?

The packages for Bhalukpong start at INR 6000 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

What is the local food in Bhalukpong?

Bhalukpong is one of few Arunachal towns which can offer you countless options for food, across popular cuisines. From Indian to Chinese to Tibetan and Continental cosine, Bhalukpong's menu has everything down its list. The local cuisine of the state is essentially Tibetan.
One should try out the Momos, (dumplings filled with vegetables or boiled pork or meat) Thukpa (a soup made of vegetables, minced meat and noodles), Zan (a dish made of millets and had with vegetables or meat and fermented cheese) as well as relish Khura (a type of pancake) and Gyapa Khazi ( kind of rice pulao with fermented cheese, shrimp or dried fish and other spices).
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What is the best time to visit Bhalukpong?

October-March is the best period to visit. The Aka tribal festival takes place in March and is a major attraction for tourists.
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Who should visit Bhalukpong?

Bhalukpong is a very beautiful place. It can be an ideal destination for families. Corporate and working people can come here on tours for adventure activities like trekking, river rafting and fish angling. It is also an ideal spot for artists as they can work here peacefully and also get influenced by the rich and beautiful culture. It is an ideal destination for anybody and everybody who wants to explore the unexplored Arunachal Pradesh. 

What is not so good about Bhalukpong?

It is difficult to reach Bhalukpong. There are no direct flights or trains to Bhalukpong. The food and water can also prove to be an issue for some people.

What is famous about Bhalukpong?

It has dense lush green forests and has immense scenic beauty. People come here for fish angling and river rafting. Residents of Bhalukpong are very warm and welcoming and know how to speak Hindi and English.

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Pallavi Siddhanta

4 years ago
- Carry bottled water if possible. Do not indulge in un-hygenic food. Arunachal Pradesh is one of the safest states in India and people generally don't indulge in vices here. People are very friendly (Read More) here and most of them understand Hindi and English.
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