Adventure in Arunachal Pradesh is the largest state of the Seven Sisters states of India. Situated in the Eastern region of the country it shares its borders with Bhutan and is connected to Assam and Nagaland on its south. The vastness of open space and the high mountains with its breathtaking landscape attracts a lot of tourists seeking for thrilling adventure while on their trip to this majestic state.
Adventure activities are in abundance but the thrill is different for every activity you partake. Here are some of the adventure activities that you won’t regret trying and surely will have an experience of a lifetime. The best time to visit Arunachal Pradesh is during the Mechuka festival which takes place mostly during the month of November.
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Having high altitude terrains makes this activity even more thrilling for people who want to experience their heart beating through their ears while at a great height. You will be soaring 2000 metres approx with the instructor and you can spot other humans as a tiny dot on the vast green open space.
Taking your guts to water sport is a whole new level on its own. Rafting at Siang is for those die hard fans who can balance out well and are up to something crazy. Streaming down the strong current and enjoying the bumps while holding on to your dear life is something you can surely experience which will last forever.
Surely river crossing seems easy but when you have the second largest river in the country flowing beneath you , it will take you a few moments to think hard before you start. Though it’s a safe activity made sure by the adventure tourism department of the state, river crossing is one thing that you will have to do on your own without any help. And if you get stuck in between the ropes well you will know what happens when it happens.
Though it may seem like a leisure activity, during the Mechuka festival there is an Angling championship organised where the anglers show their skills in catching a fish as quickly as possible with all the knowledge they have acquired from years of experience. The fish caught is measured and categorised accordingly and the winner is given the trophy. If you are one of those competitive type, this will surely keep you engaged while competing with the masters of angling.
Trekking at Bomdila offers everyone a chance to feel blessed by its surrounding ranges filled with lush green terrain and snow capped mountains. If you are a person who loves to be at high altitudes this trek will give you all that you need to be at peace with yourself. On your way you will see different species of birds and if you are lucky enough you will get to see The Greater Hornbill which is the state bird of Arunachal Pradesh.
Surely an upcoming adventure activity in India, mountain biking has caught hold of lots of adventure enthusiasts who want to go above and beyond their limit to experience that adrenaline rush. This is another popular sport throughout the world which will soon be a part of Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh once its government allows the influx of foreign adventure sport tourists to partake in their mountain biking championship held during the Mechuka festival.