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Ideal duration: 1 day

Best time: Oct-Mar (Read More)

Nearest Airport: Guwahati (Check Flights)


"An unknown Arunachal Pradesh"

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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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.

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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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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10 months ago by Pallavi Siddhanta

- 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 here and most of them understand Hindi and English.

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  What's Great?

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.

  What's not so Great?

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.

For Whom

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. 

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How 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 vi... (Read More)

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