Travel Guide

Travel Guide

Dirang is a small and splendid looking hill station situated in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh at an altitude of about 5000 ft. Its spectacular surroundings make the travelers fall for it, and its flora and fauna are so diverse, that visitors find a real treat for themselves. The weather of Dirang is cool and pleasant throughout the year.

Places to Visit

Sangti Valley

Activities you can perform: sightseeing, ,nature walk, trekking, bird watching.

Sangti Valley

The Sangti Valley puts a touch of natural splendor to every visitor with its superb surroundings. The valley is a symbol of heavenly peace, and this area congregates variety of wildlife

Mandala

Activities you can perform: sightseeing, birdwatching.

Mandala

Mandala is a birding hotspot, where bird watchers are found visiting & looking for some rare birds. Located around 30 km from Dirang, this place is a home to around 300 species of birds and other wildlife.

Sela Pass

Activities you can perform: sightseeing, bird watching

Sela Pass

Sela Pass is a high altitude mountain pass where visitors can enjoy the fascinating beauty of the snow-covered mountains. This place is usually covered with snow around the winters and early spring.

Thembang Dzong

Activities you can perform:sightseeing, village and nature walks, trekking.

Thembang Dzong

Thembang is the fortified heritage of the Monpa village and a gateway to several ancient and historical structures. It draws most of the attention for the fortified Dzongbuilt using the traditional techniques of the region.

How to get to Dirang?

Nearest Railway Station – Tezpur Railway Station, Tezpur (190 km)

Nearest International Airport – LokpriyaGopinathBordoloi Airport, Guwahati (350 km)

To enter Arunachal Pradesh Indian tourists requires ILP (Inner Line Permit) which can be obtained online via the following website http://www.arunachalilp.com.  

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ILP applications are also received and issued by the following offices:

DelhiThe Resident Commissioner, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh,Kautilya Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. 011-23013915/ 23013956
KolkataThe Deputy Resident Commissioner, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, CE-109, Sector-1, Salt Lake City, Kolkata. 033-23341243/ 23589865
GuwahatiThe Deputy Resident Commissioner, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, GS Road Rukminigaon opposite ManasaMandir, Dispur, Guwahati -781021. – 0361- 2412859/2416720/ 2412859
ShillongThe Deputy Resident Commissioner, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Shillong. -0364- 2224247/ 2224476.
TezpurThe Deputy Resident Commissioner, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh ParvatiNagar, Tezpur,Assam – 03712-260173
DibrugarhThe Deputy Resident Commissioner, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Mohanbari, Dibrugarh, Assam 0373- 2382560/2382738.
North LakhimpurThe Deputy Resident Commissioner, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Lilabari, North Lakhimpur, Assam -03752-22186.
JorhatThe Deputy Resident Commissioner, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Jorhat, Assam 0376- 2340173.

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From the office of all the Deputy Commissioners of 16 Districts of the state.

**Foreign tourists will require Protected Area Permit for 30 days for a group consisting of two or more persons, which can be obtained from,

Home Commissioner
Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar
Phone: +91 – 360-2212339

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Ministry of Home Affairs
Govt. of India, New Delhi-110001

The application giving the details like Name, passport number, its issuing authority and the expiry date, place of birth, profession, proposed duration of stay and the purpose of the visit should be made to the above-mentioned addresses.

Foreign Tourists visiting Arunachal Pradesh will have to pay US$ 50 per head to Government of Arunachal Pradesh and application for PAP should be applied through a local approved tour operator.