If you want to go from city life as much as you can then Mechuka is the best place in Arunachal Pradesh, the land of the rising sun. This place is all about a stunning valley, a small flowing river on the side, houses with colorful rooftops, and a breathtaking view of the place.
How to reach?
There are no airport facilities in Arunachal. However, the nearest flight is in Guwahati. You have to enter the state by train or by road. The nearest station is Murkongselek railway station. After that, you have to travel through Along to Mechuka to explore the beautiful mysterious road which is less traveled. The road journey will take almost 8-10hours to reach Mechuka.
Best time to visit
The best time to visit Mechuka is from October to March to enjoy the favorable climate.
About the place
With a population of only 4000 people, Mechuka valley is a breathtaking magnificent site among all tourist places of Arunachal Pradesh. The huts, the people, the lifestyle, and the landscape is very different from the other places in Arunachal. The bank of the siom river which flows through Mechuka is a great place to enjoy solitude. The 400-year-old Buddhist Monastery is a magnificent attraction in this place. There are a lot of homestays and tourist lodges for accommodation. The roads are not that smooth towards Mechuka but once you see the place you forget all the exhaustion.
An inner line permit is required to enter Arunachal which is easily available online.
Mechuka Valley is an extraordinary place to visit with friends. So if you are in Arunachal Pradesh make sure that you give it a go.