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How to reach Itanagar.


By air

Lilabari airport in North Lakhimpur is the nearest airport to the Itanagar at a distance of about 57 kilometres.

Lilabari airport receives regional Air India flights from Kolkata and Guwahati.


By Rail

Harmuti railway station in Assam and Naharlagun railway station in Arunachal Pradesh are the closest railway to reach Itanagar, each at a distance of 34 kilometres and 15 kilometres respectively.

Naharlagun railway station being a new addition to Indian railway has two rails running to and from like New Delhi – Naharlagun AC SF Express and Naharlagun – Guwahati Inter City Express.


by Road

You can reach Itanagar via bus from Banderdewa, North Lakhimpur, Tezpur and Guwahati.

The Banderdewa bus will take you through national highway 415, Tezpur bus will take you through national highway 15, 415. Guwahati bus will take you through national highway 15, 415.

You can avail any prepaid taxis from the airport or the railway station.

ASTC bus service is also available from Banderdewa, Guwahati and Tezpur.

Arrival Formalities

All visitors/tourists with permits will be allowed to enter Arunachal Pradesh.
Only fully vaccinated tourists (persons who have taken both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine) would be allowed to visit the state at this point of time.

Domestic Tourists

Inner Line Permit is required for domestic tourists. Tourists traveling from other states of India.
ILP can be availed by applying online or at Tourist ILP facilitation centers opened at the following places:

1. Naharlagun railway station
2. Gumto railway station
3. Guwahati Asom Paryatan Bhawan near Nepali mandir and Guwahati LGBI Airport.

Foreign tourists

Foreign tourists in a group of 2 or more persons can obtain PAP for a period of 30 days from:

1.Govt. of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi

2.The Resident Commissioner,
Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Kautilya Marg,
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi.
Phone: 011-230113915/23013956/26880901

3.The Secretary (Tourism)
Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh

4.The Commissioner(Home)
Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh
Phone: 0360-2212632

Foreign tourists visiting Arunachal Pradesh shall have to payUSD 50 per head as Royalty to the Govt of Arunachal Pradesh and applications for PAP are to be applied through approved local tour operator only.

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