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"A subtle cultural standout"

Changlang Tourism

Changlang District shares international boundary with Myanmar (Burma) and is best known for its bio-diversity and scenic beauty and a unique culture that makes it standout from the nearby areas.

Changlang has a subtle uniqueness in its attitude, nature and environment, hinting towards an exotic and distinct identity. What it shares, however with the rest of the state is lush green surroundings, pleasant environment and picturesque sceneries. One can visit the Namdampa National Park and enjoy the natures blessings to the area.

Things to do in Changlang

1. Lake of No return

Lake of No return
Visible from the Pangsau Pass, 12km from Nampong, the lake has its peculiar name due to many who perished here. This spot was used for soft landing for fighter planes during the war in times of emerge (Read More)ncies after being hit by enemies. Many soldiers lost their lives in the process.

2. Miao

It is a small town located in the Changlang districts. The Patkai Bum mountain range, which is an Eastern Extension of the Himalayas is its USP. The main attraction of this place comprise of the 'mini (Read More)' zoo and museum.

3. World War II Cemetery

World War II Cemetery
Popularly known as the Jairampur Cemetery, it is located some 25km from the Indo-Myanmar Border. It is the burial ground for the soldiers of the second world war (as the name suggests).

4. Nampong

Nampong is a very important place for tourists - depending on the weather. It has been 'nick names' the Hell Pass owing to the difficult terrain that worsens during the monsoons.

5. Stilwell Road

Stilwell Road
Also known as Ledo Road, this is a historic road as it was connected by the Americans during World War II to connect Ledo to Changlang. The route of the entire road is quite circuitous and covers a ch (Read More)allenging path, to say the least.

6. Namdapha National Park

Namdapha National Park
Almost covers 2000 sq km (1985 to be precise) and is hence the largest national park in the North East. The reserve is rich in flora and fauna and also has a good mixture of wild trees and orchards.

How to Reach Changlang

How to Reach Overview

Changlang town can be reached from Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Margherita and Miao by road. The nearest airport to Changlang town is situated at Dibrugarh and the nearest railhead is at Tinsukia. Taxis and jeeps are the best options to travel to the place.

How to reach Changlang by flight

Mohanbari is the nearest airport to Changlang. It, however, has limited connectivity. The nearest major airport is in Kolkata. From there, you can take a bus or cab to Changlang.

How to reach Changlang by road

Buses are available from most nearby cities and towns to Changlang. The roads are well maintained. 

How to reach Changlang by train

Tinsukia Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Changlang. From there you can take a bus or cab to reach here.

Local transport in Changlang

Travelling by cars is best option.

Changlang Photos

Changlang, Arunachal Pradesh
Lake of No Return in Changlang Town
Splendid View of Namdapha River in Changlang
View of Assam Rifles in Vijoynagar, Changlang

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FAQs on Changlang

What is famous about Changlang?

Picturesque surroundings with almost no pollution. Ideal for long vacations as it has a favourable climate.

What is not so good about Changlang?

Slightly difficult to access as it can be reached by road only. Inner Line Permit is required to visit Changlang.

Who should visit Changlang?

Changlang is a great place for nature lovers and photography enthusiasts. It is ideal for people who want to spend a vacation away from the monotonous city life. Perfect for families and couples.

What is the best time to visit Changlang?

November to February are the best months to visit when the temperatures are in the most moderate and pleasant range.
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What is the local food in Changlang?

The cuisine of the north east stands out and one must try the local delicacies full of organic and natural flavors, mild spices and zest. One must indulge in the local meal comprising of rice, fish , meat and vegetable dishes as well as the popular items such as Momos, Thukpa, Apang, Zan, Khura and more.
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What is the best way to reach Changlang?

Changlang town can be reached from Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Margherita and Miao by road. The nearest airport to Changlang town is situated at Dibrugarh and the nearest railhead is at Tinsukia. Taxis and jeeps are the best options to travel to the place.
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What are the things to do in Changlang?

The top things to do in Changlang are Lake of No return, Miao, World War II Cemetery, Nampong, Stilwell Road, Namdapha National Park. You can see all the places to visit in Changlang here

What are the places near Changlang?

The top places near to Changlang are Tirap which is 26 km from Changlang, Khonsa which is located 29 km from Changlang, Dibru saikhowa national park which is located 69 km from Changlang, Tinsukia which is located 54 km from Changlang, Mon which is located 85 km from Changlang

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Pallavi Siddhanta

6 years ago
- One has to be careful while visiting the place as some regions are known for militant activities.