Arunachal offbeat

West Kameng, March 09:¬†Sangti Valley in the West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh is one of the offbeat places in the state.¬†Most of the time, the valley is seen as a transit destination or a very short detour. Believe us, these quick detours don’t do justice to the scenic beauty of the valley.

Arunachal offbeat

The valley is about 15 km from Dirang city and about 50 km from the famous Sela Pass. Most of the time, due to other popular and nearby destinations, Sangti Valley is overlooked, and we miss many interesting experiences.

Arunachal offbeat

Slowly but surely, the Sangti Valley is becoming increasingly popular with travelers looking for unusual and unexplored places to discover. Nature and animal lovers have paid a lot of attention to this valley.


Did you know that the Sangti Valley is one of the few places in India where you can encounter the rare black-necked crane?

If you are looking for unusual adventures, an unforgettable time away from the hustle and bustle of cities, you must go to Sangti Valley. The area also offers trekking and hiking opportunities for the more adventurous.

Arunachal offbeat

You can of course camp in the valley if you have permission from the local authorities. There are several campsites by the river or deep in the forest where you can rent tents, sleeping bags, and other camping equipment. And if you’re hesitant to travel on your own, approved tour operators are always available.

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Either way, it’s a safer and smarter choice for beginners. For those who prefer the comfort of a room, there are private accommodations and cheap hotels in the area.

Destinations near Sangti Valley

Dirang: Dirang is located about 15 km from Sangti Valley. It is mostly known for hot water springs, ancient monasteries, and picture-perfect scenery.

Tawang: This is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the state, and is located approximately 150 km from Sangti Valley.

Bomdila: Bomdila is located about 100 km from the valley. It is known for the 17th-century Bomdila Monastery.

Bhalukpong: Bhalukpong is located about 75 km from the valley. The place is rich in wildlife. The Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary is a must-visit.

Sela Pass: This high-altitude mountain pass is located about 50 km from the valley. It is one of the most popular destinations among adventure travellers.