Parasuram Kund

5 km from Tezu, Lohit District, Arunachal Pradesh

Have you ever been to Parasuram Kund? Hemmed in the huge Kamlang forest, the tiny bank of the river Lohit keeps throbbing with tourist footfalls in season and out of season. But the best time to visit the spot of mythological link with Parasuram is the first week of January where the tourists, mostly, make it an occasion to attend a huge fair apart from holy dips. The Hindu sage was believed to have washed away his sins of matricide at Brahmakund on the river Lohit. The age old belief still beckons lakhs of people from the country and abroad to bath in the river.

The entire spot is situated amid the dense forest of tall Ruddraksha trees.

Arunachal Pradesh strikes the advantage to promote tourism the huge where the entire spot turns into a mini north east India to showcase the cultures and traditions of the various ethnic tribes from the region.

The striking feature of the annual fair is some curious birds and animals to be brought down by some tribes in the neighbouring mountain areas. These include wild cows. Some of the foreign tourists take much delights in a day long trekking from Tezu to the Glow Lake apart from river rafting and angling.

The beautiful spot is situated around 5 km away from Tezu, the Lohit district headquarters with good surface connectivity. The tourists via Assam have to reach Tinsukia where bus services are available to Tezu. The journey to Tezu via Namsai mesmerizes the tourists to make it a good occasion to take delight in the panoramic view of the magnificent Lohit valley where the sun rises and sets amid crimson light. Same pleasure is available for the tourists who reaches the holy place from Itanagar in the land of rising sun.

Destination at a Glance
How to reach

By bus from Tinsukia
Nearest Airport : Mohanbari (Dibrugarh).
Nearest Bus stand : Tinsukia. (direct).
Nearest Railway Stn. : Tinsukia.

Best time to visit
November to February

O/O The Deputy Commissioner, Lohti District, Tezu, P.O.-Tezu, Arunachal Pradesh-792001
Phone : 03804223666
Fax : 03804222540
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Nearest city

Tezu, Glow Lake