Pasighat is the ideal town for adventure, relaxation, activities, and exploration. This gateway of Arunachal Pradesh is the oldest town in Arunachal Pradesh containing waterfalls, hill cliffs, hanging bridges, tea gardens, and elegant rivers. All these attractions make the place inviting as well as relaxing at the same time. After all, the tranquility of the mountains always makes us calm.
How to reach
Pasighat has a small regional airport but this airport sometimes remains closed so maximum times people visit by railway is the best possible way to reach Pasighat. Besides this, the nearest airport near Pasighat is at Dibrugarh, Assam.
The nearest railway station of Pasighat is at Murkong Selek which is at a distance of about 40kms and is the best convenient way to reach Pasighat. After reaching the station you can take a prepaid taxi or local transport to reach Pasighat.
Pasighat can be reached from major cities of Arunachal Pradesh and Guwahati through NH 515 and NH 590 if you are interested in a road trip.
Best time to visit Pasighat
The months from January to April including October are the ideal months favorable for the tourists of Arunachal Pradesh.
Pasighat is a charming town ideal for adventurous journeys, camping, and exploring the woods! This place has rivers, waterfalls, cliffs, forests, valleys, and marvelous hanging bridges. The rich culture of the Adi tribe and the festival of Mopin and Solung reflects the beauty of the Northeast.
Pangin, Pasighat Buddhist temple, Daying Ering Wildlife sanctuary, Bodak, Siong river will make your trip fun and adventurous.
Besides this, in the evening the Pasighat market offers a lot of edibles that are uncommon such as bamboo shoots, silkworms, different kinds of herbs, etc. The market in Pasighat has also handloom clothes and various unique handicrafts for home decor at a very reasonable price.
An inner line permit is necessary to enter the state of the northeast which is easily available online at around INR 100-400.
Pasighat is an extremely gorgeous town on the banks of the Siang river. The night view of the town is extremely mesmerizing and creates an image in the memory that one can never forget.