Districts of Arunachal Pradesh

Tawang, West Kameng, East Kameng, Papumpare, Lower Subansiri, Upper Subansiri, East Siang, West Siang, Upper Siang, Lower Dibang Valley, Dibang Valley, Lohit, Changlang, Tirap, Kurung Kumey, Anjaw.

 

Tawang                                                             Web Site : http://tawang.nic.in

The area of the district is approximately 2085 sq. km. bordered by Tibet in the North, Bhutan in the South-West and Sela ranges separate West Kameng  district in the East. The HQ of this district is Tawang.

The name TAWANG derives from some bearings on surroundings. But people's interpretation is that the name TAWANG was given by Mera Lama in the 17th century.
One can reach Tawang from other parts of the country via Guwahati and Tezpur in Assam. From Guwahati or Tezpur, one has to go to Bhalukpong in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh and from there via Bomdila and Sela Pass one can go to Tawang by road.

Tawang Township

Particulars as on 31-3-2001 Distance from HQ (in Kilometres)
1. Highest Peak Gorithan (6858 Mts Mls.) 164
2. Important Places for tourist a) Tawang Monastery
b) P.T. Tso Lake
c) Sela Pass
d) Banggangjang Lake
2
17
92
101
3. Tourist lodge/ circuit house/ hotel a) Tourist lodge
b) Circuit House
c) Sangrila Hotel
0
0
0
4. Airports/Helipads a) Tawang Heliped

b) Salonbari ( Tezpur ) airport

0

358

5. Nearest Railway station a) Bhalukpong

b) Rangapara North 

298

350

6. Nearest Authority of entry point(Check gate issuing ILP) a) Dy. R.C. Tezpur.

b) E.A.C. Bhalukpong

7. Distance of District from state capital Itanagar 580

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West Kameng                                                                     http://westkameng.nic.in

The name of the district is derived from the Kameng river, a tributary of the mighty Brahamputra, that flows through the district.West Kameng district is a mountainous tract in Arunachal Pradesh which covers an area of approximately 7422 Sq. Km. In 1980 the Kameng district was bifurcated into two district, namely, West Kameng and East Kameng. West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh is located at 260 54' to 280 01'North Latitude and 910 30' to 920 40' East Longitude. The altitudes of the district varies from 650` to 13714 ft. The district is surrounded by Tibet region of China in the North, Bhutan on the West Kameng and East Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh are in the North West and East respectively. The Southern boundary adjoins Sonitpur District of Assam. The HQ of this district is Bomdila.
Particulars as on 31-3-2001 Distance from HQ (in Kilometres)
1. Highest Peak Kangta ( 7090Mtrs. Mls) NA
2. Important Places for tourist a) Sangti
b) Bomdila -Upper and and Lower Gompa, Craft center, District Library and Museum, Yak/Sheep breeding and rearing centers, Apple orchards etc.
c) Tippi - Orchid Sanctuary
107
0



93
3. Tourist lodge/ circuit house/ hotel a) Bomdila Tourist Lodge
b) Dirang
c) Shyphiang-pong Hotel
d) Hotel - La
0

 

4. Airports/Helipads a) Tawang Helipad
b) Salonibari ( Tezpur ) Airport
0
160
5. Nearest Railway station a) Bhalukpong 100
6. Nearest Authority of entry point(Check gate) issuing ILP a) Dy. R.C. Tezpur, Assam
b) E.A.C. Bhalukpong
7. Distance from Bomdila to State capital Itanagar 395

 

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East Kameng                                                                                  http://eastkameng.nic.in

East Kameng district is situated in the Western part of Arunachal Prdesh which exactly lies to the east of West Kameng District. The area of the district is 4134 Sq. Kms with headquaters at Seppa. It is lying between 92.36' E and 93.24' E longitudes and 26.56' to 27.59' N latitudes. The district is predominantly habited by the Scheduled Tribes. the major tribes inhabitating this district are Nishang, Akas, Myis and the Puroiks (Sulung). The HQ of this district is Seppa.
Particulars as on 31-3-2001 Distance from HQ (in Kilometres)
1. Highest Peak NA
2. Important Places for tourist a) Papu Valley
b) Naksha Parbat
c) Pakhui wild life sanctuary
d) Pampoli horticulture garden
e) Seppa - Bameng Craft Centres, District library and museum
f) Lada
g) Chayengtajo
h) Pakke-Keshang 
NA
NA
NA
NA
0

NA
NA
NA
3. Tourist lodge/ circuit house/ hotel a) Seppa Circuit house 0
4. Airports/Helipads a) Seppa Helipad
b) Salonibari ( Tezpur ) Airpor
0
200
5. Nearest Railway station a) Bhalukpong 148
6. Nearest Authority of entry point(Check gate( issuing ILP a) Dy. R.C. Tezpur
b) E.A.C. Bhalukpong
7. Distance  from Seppa to State capital Itanagar 384

 

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Papum pare                                                                                           http://papumpare.nic.in

Papumpare district is a new district compared to other districts. The capital of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar is situated in this district. The HQ of this district  Yupia.
Particulars as on 31-3-2001 Distance from HQ (in Kilometres)
1. Highest Peak NIL
2. Important Places for tourist a) Itanagar - Ganga Lake, Museum, Buddhist Gompa, Indira Gandhi Park, NERIST, Arunachal University, Akash Deep Market Complex
b) Yupia
0 - 7

 

3. Tourist lodge/ circuit house/ hotel a) Circuit house
b) Ashoka Hotel
c) Bomdila Hotel
d) Arun Subansiri Hotel
2
1
3
1
4. Airports/Helipads a) Naharlagun Helipad
b) Itanagar Helipad
12
1
5. Nearest Railway station a) Harmoti (Assam) 36
6. Nearest Authority of entry point(Check gate) issuing ILP a) Dy. R.C. N. Lakhimpur (Assam) 75
7. Distance  from  Yupia to state capital Itanagar 18

 

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Lower Subansiri                                                                          http://lowersubansiri.nic.in

Lower Subansiri district is inhabited mainly by Apatani and Nyishing tribes. The HQ of this district is Ziro.
Particulars as on 31-3-2001 Distance from HQ (in Kilometres)
1. Highest Peak Talley  Valley (10,000 ft above MSL) 32
2. Important Places for tourist a) Ranganadi Hydro Project, Yazali
b) Parsiparlo
43
-
3. Tourist lodge/ circuit house/ hotel a) Circuit house,Hapoli
b) Peak lodge, Hapoli
c) Blue Pine
d) Hotel Hapoli
0
4. Airports/Helipads a) Old Ziro 7
5. Nearest Railway station a) North Lakhimpur (Assam)

 

36

 

6. Nearest Authority of entry point(Check gate) issuing ILP a) Dy. R.C. N. Lakhimpur (Assam)
b) E.A.C. Kimin.
7. Distance  from  Ziro to state capital Itanagar 167

 

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Upper  Subansiri

The HQ of this district is Daporijo.
Particulars as on 31-3-2001 Distance from HQ (in Kilometres)
1. Highest Peak Tapak Siri (5735 Mts ft SL) NA
2. Important Places for tourist a) Menga Mandir 3
3. Tourist lodge/ circuit house/ hotel a) Circuit house, Daporijo
b) Hotel Santosh
c) Kanchanjangha
0
0
0
4. Airports/Helipads a) Airport Daporijo 0
5. Nearest Railway station a) Silapathar (Assam)
b) North Lakhimpur (Assam)
6. Nearest Authority of entry point(Check gate) issuing ILP a) S.D.O.Likabali, AP
b) E.A.C. Kimin, AP
7. Distance  from  Daporijo to state capital Itanagar 423

 

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West Siang                                                                      http://westsiang.nic.in 

The HQ of this district is Along.
Particulars as on 31-3-2001 Distance from HQ (in Kilometres)
1. Highest Peak Shikar Hill 150
2. Important Places for tourist a) Malinithan (at Likabali)
b) Akashiganga
142
129
3. Tourist lodge/ circuit house/ hotel a) Along Circuit  house
b) Hotel Magsom, Yombo, Karbak
c) Anchal Samity Bhavan
0

0
4. Airports/Helipads a) Airport Along
b) Lilabari (Assam)
0
274
5. Nearest Railway station a) Silapathar  (Assam) 149
6. Nearest Authority of entry point(Check gate) issuing ILP a) S.D.O.Likabali
7. Distance  from  Along to state capital Itanagar 320

 

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East Siang                                                                                        http://eastsiang.nic.in

The HQ of this district is Pasighat.
Particulars as on 31-3-2001 Distance from HQ (in Kilometres)
1. Highest Peak Bayor Adi 12
2. Important Places for tourist a) Kekar Monying
b) Komsing
60
100
3. Tourist lodge/ circuit house/ hotel a) Guest House
b) Siang Hotel
c) Donyi Polo Hotel
0
0
0
4. Airports/Helipads a) Pasighat Air Port
b) Mebo Helipad
0
12
5. Nearest Railway station a) Murkongselek 35
6. Nearest Authority of entry point(Check gate) issuing ILP a) S.D.O. Ruksin 35
7. Distance  from  Along to state capital Itanagar 261

 

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Upper Siang                                                                  http://uppersiang.nic.in/

The HQ of this district is Yingkiong.
Particulars as on 31-3-2001 Distance from HQ (in Kilometres)
1. Highest Peak Singa ( 1500 Mtrs above SL) NA
2. Important Places for tourist a) Mouling National Park, Yingkiong 30
3. Tourist lodge/ circuit house/ hotel a) Yingkiong Circuit House
b) Jengging Circuit House
0
30
4. Airports/Helipads a) Airfield Yingkiong
b) Airfield Tuting
0
200
5. Nearest Railway station a) Murkongselek 221
6. Nearest Authority of entry point(Check gate) issuing ILP a) S.D.O. Ruksin
b) Kemi
c) Likabali
35
7. Distance  from  Yingkiong to State capital Itanagar 556

 

 

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Lower Dibang Valley                     http://roing.nic.in (Website of Lower Dibang Valley)

The HQ of this district is Roing.
Particulars as on 31-3-2001 Distance from HQ (in Kilometres)
1. Highest Peak Mayudiya( 2443 Mtrs above MSL) in Roing-Anini road  52
2. Important Places for tourist a) Bhismaknagar
b) Rukmini Nati
c) Ita Pukhuri 
d) Mehao wild-life  sanctuary
260
242
244
247
3. Tourist lodge/ circuit house/ hotel a) Circuit House Roing
c) Donyi Polo Hotel
0
0
0
4. Airports/Helipads a) Roing Helipad 0
5. Nearest Railway station a) Tinsukia ( Assam ) 338
6. Nearest Authority of entry point(Check gate) issuing ILP a) Mohanbari
b) Shantipur
7. Distance  from  Roing to State capital Itanagar 550

 

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Lohit                                                                                            http://lohit.nic.in

The HQ of this district is Tezu.
Particulars as on 31-3-2001 Distance from HQ (in Kilometres)
1. Highest Peak NA
2. Important Places for tourist a) Parashuram Kund
b) Glow Lake
c) Lohit View
30
84
NA
3. Tourist lodge/ circuit house/ hotel a) Circuit house Tezu
b) Tourist Lodge, Tezu
c) Oshin Hotel, Tezu
0
3
0
4. Airports/Helipads a) Tezu, Airport     4
5. Nearest Railway station a) Tinsukia ( Assam ) 135
6. Nearest Authority of entry point(Check gate) issuing ILP a) Sunpura
b) Dirak
7. Distance  from  Tezu to State capital Itanagar 690
8. Distance  from Namsai to Parasuram Kund 90

 

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Changlang                                                                                       http://changlang.nic.in

Particulars as on 31-3-2001 Distance from HQ (in Kilometres)
1. Highest Peak Dophabum (4500 Mts above MSL) NA
2. Important Places for tourist a) Deban
b) T.R. Camp
c) Kharsang/Manabum
d) Pangchao
139
105
115
117
3. Tourist lodge/ circuit house/ hotel a) Circuit house Changlang
b) Tourist Lodge, Miao
0
NA
4. Airports/Helipads a) Changlang Helipad     0
5. Nearest Railway station a) Margherita ( Assam ) 45
6. Nearest Authority of entry point(Check gate) issuing ILP a) Mohanbari (Assam) 130
7. Distance  from  Changlang state capital Itanagar 673
8. Namsai to Parasum Khund from Miao to State Capital Itanagar 546

 

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Tirap                                                                                           http://tirap.nic.in 

Particulars as on 31-3-2001 Distance from HQ (in Kilometres)
1. Highest Peak Ranglon. NA.
2. Important Places for tourist a) NIL
3. Tourist lodge/ circuit house/ hotel a) Circuit House, Khonsa
b) Circuit House, Deomali
0
44
4. Airports/Helipads a) Helipad Khonsa
b) Helipad Deomali
c) Helipad Longding
0
44
54
5. Nearest Railway station a) Naharkatia, (Assam) 70
6. Nearest Authority of entry point(Check gate) issuing ILP a) E.A.C. Deomali
7. Distance  from  Khonsa to State capital Itanagar 540

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