Rupa In Arunachal Pradesh

Written by Sudhir Kumar

Rupa is on of the Town in Rupa Tehsil , West Kameng District , Arunachal Pradesh State . Rupa is 14 km distance from its District Main City Bomdila . And 129 km distance from its State Main City Itanagar.

Rupa View

Rupa View

About Rupa :

Rupa is a tehsil/mandal in the West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh. Rupa is a sub-division of west kameng district, Arunachal Pradesh. Rupa is some 135 km from Tezpur, Assam. The place is one of the most picturesque place. the place is sorrounded by three rivers viz. dinik, ziding and doblo. The nginma sect monastery; zangdok palry is one of its kind in india.The pace has seen the bloody war of sino india in 1962 where many people have been displacced.the flora and fauna of the area is unique .the has place has history dating back to 7th century B.C. related to king tsongtsen gambo of tibet. People:- People of Rupa are called Shertukpen. Religion:-Shertukpens are Buddhist Villages: Shergaon, Jigaon, Muchaksing, Mingmachur, Diksi, Gorbao, Mukhuthing, Jomyam, Re-o,Gacham, Lingchom, Dringsing,Ju, jambring, Sumu-gichi, Brokpu-blang, Thongre, Rochong, Sarahor, Kulokem, Panu,otho-Ungnu, Khleng, Ngomthi, Bongpu, Prizung, Jablang.



Attractions Of Rupa In Arunachal Pradesh :

The hill town of Rupa (a tiny hill station in fact) lies on the river banks of the winding Tenga River. The scenic beauty of Rupa and the adjoining river of Tenga is simply marvelous. An early morning or late afternoon drive around the Rupa border (flat area on the hilltop) is breathtaking. It is not only the natural beauty that enchants you but what amazes is the fact that these places have not been explored earlier and are literally untouched by human follies. The town also provides an excellent opportunity to visit the authentic tribal village of Shertukpen.

 How To Reach Rupa :

Nearest Railway Station : Bhalukpong.However train can be boarded from Guwahati.

Nearesr Airport : Tezpur. Not many flights operate from Tezpur, more over the airport is under upgradation.Regular flights are availalbe from Guwahati. Guwahati is 6-7 hrs drive from Rupa. Distances:- 135 KM from Tezpur and 300 Km from Guwahati.

Altitute : 4700 ft from msl. Climate:-Pleasant through out the year. Main festivals:Shertukpens celebrate Lossar,Chhe-Kor;besides they celebrate Khik-Saba.

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