Arunachal Pradesh is every Nature lover’s Paradise. The lush green forests, majestic snow clad mountains, gushing rivers and rivulets, towering mountains, deep gorges are the pride of Arunachal Pradesh. Being home to over 30 tribes of North East India, Arunachal has been able to balance the varied culture and heritage from modern townships to remote villages.

One among the most beautiful destinations of Arunachal Pradesh is the Mechuka valley. Nestled in between the border of India and China, Mechuka is a land of undulating meadows where the horses run wild. Mechuka is a small town located in the West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh. The name Men-chu-kha means medicinal water of snow where men is medicine, chu is water and kha is snow though kha also means mouth.

Mechukha is situated in a forested valley, surrounded by pine trees and thorn bushes. The river Yargyapchu flows in the valley of Mechukha. Mechuka is 180 kilometres northwest of Along and is only 29 kilometres away from Indo-Tibet border.

Mechuka Valley is home to the people of the Memba, Ramo, Bokar and Libo tribes. The local population is primarily Memba, a Tibeto-Mongoloid Ethnic Group.People of this place are believers of Buddhism, Donyi-Poloism, Christianity and speak Memba, Adi, Hindi and English. Mechuka is known for both its religious and historical significance. The 400-year old Samten Yongcha monastery of Mahayana Buddhist sect is a contemporary of the much-revered Tawang Monastery.

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Situated in a valley surrounded by forests, Mechuka is a small town located at around 1829 m in the Mechuka Valley in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh. Mechuka is also referred to as Mechuka. Men-chu-ka means medicinal water of snow where Men means Medicine, Chu is Water and Ka is Snow. However, the popular name of Mechuka is Mechuka. Mechuka is located at about 29 km from the Indo-China border and around 500 km from the capital city of Itanagar. Mechuka is one of the most picturesque destinations of Arunachal Pradesh. Mechuka is the largest last town in Arunachal Pradesh and after Mechuka, the McMahon border separates the Indian territory from the Chinese territory.

Mechuka Valley is home to the people of the Memba, Ramo, Libo and Tagin Tribes of Arunachal Pradesh. The local population at Mechuka is primarily of the Memba community. The residents of Mechuka are followers of Buddhism by faith and speak the Memba, Adi, Hindi and English languages.

Mechuka Valley is gradually becoming a popular tourist destination of Arunachal Pradesh. The major tourist attractions at Mechuka are the welcoming tribes of Mechuka, the majestic bamboo bridges, a 400 year old Buddhist Monastery, the Snow Capped Mountains, unadulterated natural landscapes, the numerous waterfalls of Mechuka, the countryside of Mechuka, the proximity to the Indo-China border, the Mighty Siang River, local savouries of the tribes of Mechuka and much more..

So why wait?! Plan your visit to the Beautiful Valley of Mechuka in the State of Arunachal Pradesh, Incredible India!

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Sample Itinerary for your visit to Mechuka ~

Day 1 ~ Guwahati – Lakhimpur

Arrive at the Guwahati airport by an early morning flight was your inbound destination. On arrival you will be received by our representative at the airport offering a warm welcome in traditional Assamese style. From the Airport we travel to Lakhimpur in Assam.

Night Stay: Comfortable Hotel at Lakhimpur

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 2 ~ Lakhimpur – Along

After Breakfast we drive to Along from Lakhimpur. Enjoy the breathtaking natural beauty of Arunachal Pradesh on your way. The journey will take around approx. 7 – 8 hours to reach Along. Arrive at Along.

Night Stay: Comfortable Hotel at Along

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 3 ~ Along – Mechuka

After Breakfast, we do some local sightseeing at Along. Often referred to as the Orange town, Along is a picturesque valley at the confluence of Sipu and Siyom River. Along is inhabited by the Galo tribes of Arunachal Pradesh. Later in the day we travel to Mechuka. The journey will take approx. 5 – 6 hours. Arrive at Mechuka.

Night Stay: Comfortable Hotel/Homestay at Mechuka

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 4 ~ Mechuka

We spend the day in the Switzerland of North East i.e. Mechuka. Explore the unadulterated natural beauty of Mechuka admiring the wonders of Mother Nature.

Night Stay: Comfortable Hotel/Homestay at Mechuka

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 5 ~ Mechuka – Along

Today we bid adieu to Mechuka and drive back to Along.

Night Stay: Comfortable Hotel at Along

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 6 ~ Along – Lakhimpur

Continue on your journey back to Lakhimpur in Assam.

Night Stay: Comfortable Hotel at Lakhimpur

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 7 ~ Lakhimpur – Guwahati

After breakfast, we continue on our return to Guwahati. If time permits, we visit the ‘Agnigarh – the Fortress of Fire’ amidst the ‘City of Blood’ at Tezpur. Arrive at Guwahati.

Night Stay: Hotel NEZone at Guwahati

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 8 ~ Kamakhya Temple – Guwahati Airport

Early morning we visit the Holy Kamakhya Temple at Guwahati. After breakfast, we drop you off at Guwahati Airport for your onward destination. Tour ends. Bid Adieu!

Meals Included: Breakfast

PS ~ We can also accommodate your visit to the Kaziranga National Park in Assam in this Itinerary if your travel month is in between October and April.

 

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