State : Arunachal Pradesh in north east India.
Best time to travel : October to May.
Locate : Bhalukpong is located in West Kameng District of Arunachal
Pradesh, India. It is close to Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border and is 60 km
north of Tezpur.
Know Bhalukpong in Arunachal Pradesh
Bhalukpong is worth a visit at the time of the Nyethidow festival in March.
Also nearby (3 kms) is the famous Tipi Orchid Centre. Languages spoken here
are Aka, Hindi, Assamese and English. Bhalukpong is known for picnics,
rafting and angling on the banks of Kameng river and trekking and hiking.
Bhalukpong in Arunachal Pradesh is a mesmerizing place for wildlife
enthusiasts, nature lovers, and adventurers (an ideal destination for
hikers, rafters and anglers). Bhalukpong Arunachal Pradesh is a little town
on the Kameng River and lies along the dense forests that form the border of
the Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary. The Nyethidow festival celebrated in the
month of March is a must visit occasions, for the tourists to Arunachal
Airport : Nearest airport is at Tezpur.
From here you can hire bus or car to Bhalukpong.
Railhead : Nearest railhead is at Rangapara. From here you
can hire bus or car to Bhalukpong.
Road Transport : Bus or car can be taken from
Tezpur to Bhalukpong.
Staying near Bhalukpong in Arunachal Pradesh
Bhalukpong Inspection Bungalow. Reservation authority lies with the Extra
Assistant Commissioner, Bhalukpong Assam Tourist Lodge.
Sightseeing near Bhalukpong in Arunachal Pradesh
Sanctuary is located at Bhalukpong in West Kameng District of
Arunachal Pradesh. Spread across an area of 862 sq km, Pakhui Wildlife
Sanctuary inhabits Bengal tiger and the great pied hornbill and some
endangered birds such as white winged wood duck. Dark deep green forests and
little rivulets dominates the sanctuary. Other animals found here are
elephants, gaurs, sambhar, binturong, leopard, peacock pheasant and Kalij
Arunachal has the largest range of orchids in India. There is an
Orchidarium at Tipi near the banks of the Bharali River in the West Kameng
District, west of Tawang district. It shelters 500 or more varieties of
orchids which grow abundantly in various parts of Arunachal Pradesh. In the
Orchid research centre, scientists create new hybrid varieties of orchids
using the latest techniques of biotechnology. This place is also ideal for
rafter and anglers.
Kaziranga National Park lies southeast of Bhalukpong. Recognised as a world
heritage site by UNESCO, Kaziranga National Park was established in 1940.
One of the most visited wildlife reserves of India, Kaziranga figures quite
often on the itinerary of discerning tourists from all over the world.
Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary
is home to one of the last creatures of the prehistoric age, the one horned
Some Important Destinations near to Bhalukpong
Tezpur (Assam) the airport station nearest
to Bhalukpong is about 52 km from Bhalukpong. Tezpur is about 1100 km from
Kolkata (West Bengal), the nearest metropolis from the town.
Guwahati, the capital city of
Assam (a north eastern state) is about 180 km from Bhalukpong.