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The city comes under the Papum Pare administrative district and is well connected to the rest of the country by road and air. Itanagar got its name from the historical Ita Fort which goes back to the 15th century.
Itanagar's climate is warm, yet pleasant most of the year. Post-monsoon and winter months are cool, though summer months can get hot.
Being the capital of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar is very well connected and here is how you can get here.
The nearest railway station to Itanagar is at Harmuti in Assam, which is located at a distance of 52 km from Itanagar. There are regular taxi services from Harmuti to Itanagar and they charge Rs.500-600 for the journey. Harmuti is well connected to other cities in the North East.
Itanagar has a good road network and there are overnight express buses which connect Itanagar to Guwahati. Apart from that, the Arunachal State Transport Corporation run government buses connect Itanagar to other cities in the North East as well.
Lilabari in Assam is the nearest airport to Itanagar. Located 67 km from Itanagar, Lilabari is well connected by flights from Guwahati. Pawan Hans has helicopter services between Itanagar and Guwahati three times a week.Distance to Guwahati
- From delhi - 1959 KM
- From gangtok - 589 KM
- From chennai - 2718 KM
- From nagpur - 1883 KM
- From mumbai - 2746 KM
- From hyderabad - 2370 KM
The best way to explore Itanagar, is on foot. That way you get to see more of the city and get acquainted with the character of the city better. Apart from that you can also hire autos or taxis which are available on a shared basis.
Itanagar has quite a good choice of hotels, right from three star hotels to budget hotels to government lodges. Most of these hotels are located in the heart of the city, close to tourist attractions.