Mechuka, Arunachal Pradesh, North East India mechuka lake, Arunachal Pradesh,  North East India

Mechukha is a beautiful tourist town located in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh. Mechukha is also often called Menchukha or Menchuka. This beautiful place is being developed as a major tourism center in Arunachal Pradesh. The river Yargyapchu and its valley along with the scenic mountains makes Menchukha one of the most beautiful places in the whole of India . Inhabited by wonderful ethnic communities like Menba, Pai-Libo, Ramo, Bokar and Tagin, Mechuka symbolizes the spirit of humanity. They are mostly the believers of the Buddhism and speaks Memba, Adi, Hindi and English. This place of Arunachal Pradesh is known for both its religious and historical significance.

Mechuka, the unexplored valley of Arunachal Pradesh is nestled in the Eastern Himalayas. Mechuka is blessed with stunning beauty of blue hills, river Siom, and lush green forests.

The prime attraction of Mechuka is an ancient Buddhist Monastery. It is called Samten Yongcha of Mehayana sect. This 400 year old monastery is perched at a hilltop in the western part of Mechuka valley. This gompa or monastery is contemporary to the great
Tawang monastery of the state and it serve as one of the important tourist spot of the region. Mechuka is also having  numerous ancient statues.

It is said that around five centuary ago, the priest of the Sikh religion Guru Nanakji has once visited Mechuka and has done meditation at the origin of the river Siom. It is just 29 km away from the Indo-China international boundary and had played a pivotal role during the Indo-China war of 1962.

It can be visited throughout the year. The weather of this place always remain pleasant due to its proximity to great Himalayan mountain ranges.

How to reach Mechuka

How to reach Mechuka by Air:  The nearest airport to Mechuka is at Mohanbari (Assam) or Lilabari Airport, Assam. 

How to reach Mechuka by Rail: The closest railway station is at Silpathar.

How to reach Mechuka By Road: Mechuka via Roadwhile enjoying the scenic beauty of the country side then you have to board a bus from Along which is 215 km away from Mechuka. Mechuka is 215 kilometres (133.6 mi) northwest of Along and is only 29 kilometres away from the Indo-China border.

Prime tourist attractions include: trekking, fishing, cultural safari, visit to the 400 years old monastery perched on a hillock.


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