Arunachal Pradesh, India Footnotes
State capital: Itanagar
State population: 1.4 million
Language: Hindi, English, other Arunchali languages
International dialling code: +91
Money: Indian rupee (Rs). Arunachal has some ATMs but it’s better to rely on cash.
When to Go:
December – January – February: Bitterly cold at Tawang; the Se La pass might close temporarily after snowfall; most of the rest of Arunachal is fairly dry and sunny with cool nights.
March – April / October – November: Ideal months for Arunachal: warm-to-hot days; note, Tawang is always chilly at night and often cool during the day.
May – September: Monsoon season. Frequent torrential rain causes landslides and road blockages, travel is often unpredictable.
Health & safety. The usual vaccinations are advisable. There is a moderate risk of altitude sickness crossing the Se La Pass and at Tawang. Those prone to carsickness should think carefully before visiting.