Enjoying utter scenic beauty and endowed with gifts of nature, Along is a census town
and the headquarter of the West Siang district in Arunachal Pradesh state. Snuggled
amidst the mountains of the state, Along is an ultimate tourist destination to enjoy
several fun activities like trekking, River Rafting and hiking. If you are an adventure
freak of nature lover, book Along holiday packages and have lots of fun.
Tourist Attractions in & around Along
There are a lot of small and big tourist attractions that you can visit in and around Along.
Here below is the list of some sightseeing places to be visited on Along trip.
Malinithan is an archaeological site, where ruins of Durga Temple belonging to 14th century have been found.15th
Donyi Polo Temple:
Donyi Polo Temple was founded in 1989 by Talom Rukbo. The temple is the place
where the sun and the moon are worshipped. It is one of the centers, which propagates
the ancient religion of the region - Donyi Poloism. The temple also features a mediation
room along with a prayer hall.
Along is also known as Orange town and you can visit orange laden trees in this town.
Orange Orchards of the town are really appealing and create temptation among the
Patum Bridge is a beautiful place to be at on your Along travel. This is a long bridge that
enjoys amazing views of surroundings to its visitors. At the night, the view from Patum
Bridge becomes more stunning due to presence of lights.
Founded in a thatched building with mere 35 students, Ramakrishna Ashram is now the
biggest attraction of the town. The mission started this school at Along for the tribal of
Arunachal Pradesh in 1966. Presently, Ramakrishna Ashram has several sections and
various activities also take place here.
Best Time to Visit Along
Along enjoys a humid and subtropical climate during a year. Winter months are cool and
summer months witness humidity. The average temperature during summer is between
19°C and 27°C. In winter, the temperature is between 0° C and 10° C. The months
of December and January also experience snowfall. The best for Along tour is from
October to March.
How to Reach Along
Along is a small town in Arunachal Pradesh, which is gradually gaining popularity
as a tourist destination. If you want to enjoy a calm holiday then book Along holiday
packages know about the options to reach there.
The nearest airport to Along town is Lilabari Airport, which is in the state of Assam.
Lilabari Airport is connected to destinations like Guwahati and Dibrugarh with regular
flight services. One can take bus or rent a car from Lilabari to Along.
The nearest railway station to Along is Silapathar. This is a small railway station where
only one train stops that is the Arunachal Express. One can hire a taxi from here to
Along is connected with a great network of roads and road connect it from north
Lakhimpur to the capital city of Itanagar. Regular Arunachal Pradesh State Transport
Service (APSTS) bus services to Along are available from Itanagar and other nearby