Geographical Location

East Siang District is well connected by road, rail, air and waterways. Visitors can reach Pasighat by bus, private vehicles or taxies from Guwahati (capital of Assam), Lakhimpur or Itanagar (Capital of Arunachal Pradesh); alternatively, they can cross over river Brahmaputra from Dibrugarh by ferry to Oryamghat that is situated at a distance of 32 kms. from Pasighat and then take a bus or taxi.

The nearest airports are at Dibrugarh and Guwahati. Helicopter services are also available from Guwahati and Itanagar.

Ruksin check-gate is the point of entry for those coming by road from Guwahati or Itanagar and Kemi check-gate for those coming by ferry from Dibrugarh.

*Inner Line Permit:

Arunachal Pradesh being a Protected Area, tourists are required to get an Inner Line Permit (ILP)/ Protected Area Permit as follows: –
I. For domestic tourists

Inner line Permits are issued by the Secretary (Political),Government of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar and respective Deputy Commissioner and Additional Deputy Commissioner of the Districts. These can also be obtained from Resident Commissioner’s office/ Liaison Offices located at New Delhi, Calcutta, Guwahati, Shillong, Dibrugarh, Tezpur, North Lakhimpur, Jorhat.
II. For foreign tourists
The foreign tourists can obtain the Protected Area Permit from all Indian Missions abroad, Home Ministry, Govt. of India and Home Commissioners, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar, for a period of 10 (ten) days for a group consisting of four or more persons. 1.Resident Commissioner, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh Chanakyapuri, Kautilya Marg, New Delhi 011-3013915,3013956
2. Deputy Resident Commissioner, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh Chowringhee Place, Calcutta, West Bengal 033-3341243,2486500
3. Deputy Resident Commissioner, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh Chandmari, Guwahati 0361- 412859
4. Liaison Officer ,Govt.of Arunachal Pradesh, Mohanbari, Dibrugarh, Assam 0373- 82560,20398
5. Liaison Officer , Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh Lilabari, North Lakhimpur, Assam 03752- 2186
6. Liaison Officer,Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh Shillong-1 Meghalaya 0364-224247
7. Liaison Officer, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh , Parvatinagar, Tezpur, Assam 03712-20241
8. Liaison Officer , Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Jorhat (Rowriah), Assam 0376-320724