Travel Tips

Inner Line Permit | How to Reach | Tourist Information | Where to Stay

Inner Line Permit

For Indians:

Indian tourists intended to visit any part of East Kameng District need an Inner Line Permit which can be obtained from the following authorities:-

  1. Resident Commissioner,
    Arunachal Bhavan,
    Kautilya Marg,
    New Delhi-110 001,
    Phone: 011-23013915, 23013956.
  2. Deputy Resident Commissioner,
    Government of Arunachal Pradesh,
    CE-109, Sector-1, Salt Lake City,
    Phone: 033-23341243, 23584107.
  3. Deputy Resident Commissioner,
    Government of Arunachal Pradesh,
    Shillong - 793001,
    Phone: 0364-2224247, 2223895.
  4. Deputy Resident Commissioner,
    Government of Arunachal Pradesh,
    R.G. Baruah Road,
    Phone: 0361-2562859, 2566720.
  5. Deputy Resident Commissioner,
    Government of Arunachal Pradesh,
    Parvati Nagar,
    Phone: 03712-220241.
  6. Deputy Resident Commissioner,
    Government of Arunachal Pradesh,
    Phone: 0373-282560, 220398.
  7. Deputy Commissioner,
    East Kameng District,
    Seppa - 790102,
    Arunachal Pradesh,
    Phone: 03787-222576,03787-222427(FAX)

The Inner Line Permit can also be obtained from The Secretary (Tourism), Government of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar- 791 111.

For Foreigner:

Individual foreigner visiting Arunachal Pradesh or East Kameng District require Restricted Area Permit (R.A.P) from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government. of India, F-1, Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market, New Delhi- 110 001. Group tourists consisting of at least 4 (four) members can obtain the R.A.P from

  1. All F.R.R.O at Calcutta, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai;
  2. Chief Immigration Officer, Chennai;
  3. The Commissioner Home, Government of Arunachal Pradesh,
    Itanagar- 791 111.

How to Reach ?

Air :

The nearest airports are at Tezpur and Guwahati (Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport) in Assam. Helicopter (Pawan Hans) flights are available from Tezpur and Naharlagun. One can travel by Indian Airlines and Sahara Flights up to Tezpur from where one can travel through land route. 


Nearest railway station Guwahati.


Motorable roads connect most of the places of East Kameng District. Seppa is connected to the capital, Itanagar and the adjacent state-Assam by road and air. Visitors can reach Seppa by bus, private vehicle and taxies from both Itanagar and Tezpur, Assam. From Itanagar there are two (2) routes to reach Seppa: one through Bhalukpong(430km) and one through Sagali (around 210km). Though it is longer the first one is better to travel than the latter one. The latter one is almost impossible to travel in rainy season due to land slides. From Tezpur, the distance is 220 kms.

Tourist Information

  1. Director,
    Information and Public Relation,
    Government of Arunachal Pradesh,
    Tel: (0360) 2244115.
  2. Govt. of India Tourist Office,
    Tel: 0360-2244328

There are direct Arunachal Pradesh State Transport (APST) bus service connections from both Itanagar and Tezpur upto Seppa. The APST bus station is situated at Itanagar and in Tezpur, it is at Tezpur Township along with the bus station of the Assam State Transport Service. Private buses/taxis are also available at both Itanagar and Tezpur.

Where to Stay

For accommodation one can stay in the Circuit House, Inspection Bungalow.

Hotel Deewana (Ph. No. 03787- 222665) is the only private hotel available in Seppa Township.

For stay in the Circuit House (Ph. No. 03787-222218) and Inspection Bungalow, one has to contact
The Deputy Commissioner,
East Kameng District,
and Email at: