Diphu is a small hill station in the midst of rich greenery known for its pleasant and grand magnificence in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Since medieval time, it was an important city of the Dimasa Kingdom and literally signifies “white water” in the native language. In short, a prominent tourist destination to relax, enjoy and explore the secrets of nature is “Diphu”.
Activities: Trekking, Mountaineering etc.
Best Places To Visit:
Botanical Garden: Botanical Garden is a picturesque picnic spot amidst scenic hill station “Diphu” and known for its plants and herbs of medicinal importance, tall and green trees and beautiful flowers. For Nature loves, Botanical Garden is perfect spot to hang around.
District Museum: District Museum mirroring the culture and society of Diphu in the form of handlooms and textiles showcased here. The Museum was established in 1886 has a wonderful collection of high archeological value artifacts. Here, one can find 487 artifacts of archaeological and socio-cultural importance. At present, the Museum is appreciated by an awesome gathering of curious people.
Arboretum: For vacationers, Arboretum is a must go kind of destination full of local vegetation and offers a panoramic view around.
Taralangso Cultural Centre: Taralangso Cultural Centre is not only popular among the locals but also for vacationers. It has an open auditorium and amphitheater where events and shows related to various tribal dances are arranged. The center is maintained and managed by Karbi Cultural Society.
Marat National Park: A very huge park situated in close proximity to Botanical Gardens and the Arboretum offers a large range of flora and fauna. The park is not developed yet but it boasts many varieties of animals including elephants, barking deer, porcupines and many many more.
Some other great attractions in the city are: Recreation Park, Statue of Rongpharpi Rongbe, Umwang etc.
Best Time To Visit: Throughout the year