This is the largest North Eastern State . The forest cover of the State is about 82% of total area. Most of the terrain is hilly and flat land available is about 4,450 sq.km.
Arunachal Pradesh is considered to be the "nature's treasure trove" and home to orchids, known for their exquisitely beautiful blooms, from one of the dominant taxa with more than six hundred species, occurring in varying elevations and climatic conditions throughout the state. Arunachal provides a host of sites of tourist interest. A haven to impenetrable forests, deep gorges and wide rivers, Arunachal is the largest state in North Eastern India.
There are 8 Wildlife Sanctuaries and 2 National Parks in the state. The wildlife of the region is rich and varied. Elephants, tigers and leopards, varieties of civets, the sloth bear and the Himalayan black bear, the red panda and many types of deer including the musk deer live in Arunachal's forests.
Population: 175,448 (2001 census provisional figures)
Languages: Arunachali, Assamese, Nepali, Bengali
Best touring season
October to March