: Arunachal Pradesh, the north eastern state of India.
Best time to Travel
: October to April.
: Along is the headquarter of West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh in India.
Know Along in Arunachal Pradesh
Along, the headquarter of West Siang District situated on the south bank of river Yomgo, is an ideal place for trekking, hiking and angling in the river Yomgo. Patum Bridge over Yomgo river, museum and Donyi-Polo Dere are the places of tourist attraction
Along is also one of the old town of Arunachal Pradesh and is the headquarter of west Siang district. Set in a wide open valley where the Sipu river merges with Siyom against the backdrop of hills covered with snow during winters, it presents a panoramic view tot he delight of visitors. Along by night with hundreds of electric lights flickering and glowing over the broad valley looks like a wonderland from the top of the hills. It can be reached from Pasighat by bus or taxi in 4 hours.
Along in Arunachal Pradesh is inhabited by Adi (Gallong) tribes. Adi has different sub tribe, which differ from each other's like Adi (Gallong, Minyong, Pasi, Padam, Bori, and Bokar), if you visit far-flung inside this places you will find all these tribes, but in Along you will find only Adi (Gallong) tribal people. You can have visit of Jirdin, Kabu, Kaying villages, this will provide you an insight into the cultural of the people of Along in Arunachal Pradesh India.
Along is nice place to visit in Along. The place provides items related to Ramakrishna Paramhansa. Maa Sharada and Swami Vivekananda.
Hanging bridge on the Siang river is another thing to see at Along. This bridge is local made of cane and bamboo. The bridge is around 60 to 70 m long connecting to the others hill tribes, fishing are the sports for these tribe.
Activities at Along
Most ideal locations are available for river rafting, angling with splendid picnic spots. Along is ideal for trekking and hiking and angling on river Siyom.
Journey to Along in Arunachal Pradesh
Airport : The nearest airport is at Lilabari in Assam. One can hire a bus or taxi to Along.
Railhead : The nearest railway station is located at Silapathar. Take a bus or taxi from here to reach Along.
Road Transport : One can also reach by bus or car from Likabali and Pasighat. Bus/Taxi are available from North Lakhimpur or Itanagar.
Staying in Along in Arunachal Pradesh
Accommodation is available at Circuit House and Inspection Bungalow. Well furnished hotels are also available in all the places mentioned in the Circuit.