Bordering Mayanmar in the East, this is the most recently created district of Arunachal Pradesh. The Natural beauty of this area is multiplied many folds by its vibrant people and their culture. Longding is historically been inhabited by the wancho people, who practice Gun making, wood carving and bead making. Oriah is the main festival of the Wancho tribe of Tirap district, celebrated during March-April every year just after snowing paddy in the jhoom plots.
This valley forms a part of Patkai ranges. This area is covered with ever-green forests. The area has motor able road upto Pongchao in Longding district.
How to Reach :
The nearest airport is located at Mohanbari near Dibrugarh which is located at a distance of 178 kms away from Longding District Headquarters. Besides the following Helipads are available which can be used during any emergency situation.
The nearest rail station from Longding via Kanubari is Sapeghati in Assam situated at a distance of around 60 kms from Longding district headquarters.
Tata Sumo service is avilable to Longding from the Town of Tinsukia and Dibrugarh in Assam. Sumo Service is also available from the nearest Town Khonsa. Dibrugarh, Tinsukia and Khonsa is well connected by bus service from Itanagar and Guwahati.