Bhalukpong is the entry point to Arunachal located 56 km from Tezpur in Assam. The place is famous for archaeological ruins of King Bhaluka, the grandfather of Banasuraof Mahabharata and an ancient ruler of the region.
The remains of a historical fort of 10th-12th Century AD is still there in the foothills of Bhalukpong. Some important remains of King Bahluk’s capital and his grandson Banasura are preserved here. The Kameng River flows through Bhalukpong providing ample scope for adventure tourism.
About 5 km from Bhalukpongis Tipi, which famous for its orchid museum. One can see here about 450 species of orchids, including some rare and endangered ones. Global Connection Siliguri will handhold you as you travel 24 km further from Tipi to Sessa, which is an orchid sanctuary spread over 10 sq km. More than 2,600 orchids representing 80 species are thriving here in natural surroundings.