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When To Visit Dirang

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Best time to visit Dirang :

The ideal time to visit would be april to october.


Reach Dirang By Air :
The nearest International Airport from Dirang is Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati, roughly 351 Kms from the town. It is connected with the major cities like Delhi, Imphal, Kolkata, Agartala, Aizawl, Dibrugarh, Lilabari, Silchar, Dimapur, Jorhat and Mumbai.

Reach Dirang By Road :
Dirang is 42 Kms from Bomdila, 133 Kms from Bhalukpong, 190 Kms from Tezpur, 243 Kms from Seppa, 253 Kms from Nagaon, 311 Kms from Itanagar, 348 Kms from Guwahati, 434 Kms from Shillong and is connected through Arunachal Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) and some private travel services.

Reach Dirang By Train :
The nearest Railway Station is located at Tezpur named as Tezpur Railway Station, roughly 193 Kms from Dirang.

Best time to visit Dirang :

The ideal time to visit would be april to october.


Eagle's Nest Wildlife Sanctuary In Dirang, Dirang:

It is a conserved region of India in the Himalayan foothills of the district. It commingle Sessa Orchid Sanctuary to the northeast and Pakhui Tiger Reserve across the Kameng river to the east. It is a home to at least 454 species of birds including Cormorants, Pheasants, Quail, Junglefowl, Herons, Hawks, Eagles, plovers, Black-necked Crane, rails, Black Stork, Oriental White (Black-headed) Ibis, ducks,  dotterels, and lapwings, ibisbill, waders, Small Pratincole, Stone-Curlew (Eurasian Thick-knee), gulls, and shrikes etc.

Lhagyala Gonpa In Dirang, Dirang :

It is located in the hill region, overlooking the Morshing canyon at Morshing. It was founded in the 7th century by Kachen Lama.  It is an exchequer of immense house and antiquities of Buddhist Sectarians and played an important role in the socio-political and holy life of the people of the whole region.

Dirang Fort In Dirang, Dirang :

Widely known as ‘JONG’, Dirang Fort is a significant historical remembrance for the Monpas of Dirang region and was installed in the year 1831. It is the only one of its mannerism in the whole region. It is strategically situated and is a four storied fortified building in which the whole village could take shelter at the time of war.

Near cities:

  • Bomdila
  • Tajpur
  • Tawang


Events / Festivals in Dirang :

Festivals in Dirang are celebrated with much grandeur. The major festivals of Dirang include:
Behdeinkhlam Festival:One of the most significant and colourful festivals in the state of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, Behdeinkhlam Festival is held for three days during the month of July at Jowai. The meaning of the festival signifies 'driving away of evil by wooden sticks'. It is connected with a sequence of religious rituals. People dance on the streets and promote friendship and unity among each other by beating drums and playing pipes.
Laho Dance:The local people of Dirang have another amusing dance festival called the Laho dance. Both males and females takes part in this dance festival, usually two young men on either side of a girl, connecting arms together, dance merrily in step.
Chad Sukra:This festival is celebrated during the mid of April or early May every year by the Dirang people. The locals of the state believe that a farmer can start sowing the seeds on his land after the completion of this festival. The festival is observed as to safeguard the crops of farmers from all forms of the natural calamity.


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