Sessa Orchid Sanctuary, Bomdila

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One of the major attractions at Bomdila is the Sessa Orchid Sanctuary, a 100 Km protected area, located at the foothills of the Himalayas in Bhalukpong. It is joined by the Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary at the southwest. As the department of Environment and Forests has created trekking routes along the , this area has become a popular spot among the visitors, where they can experience the natural habitat of orchids.

At the Sessa Sanctuary, the majestic mountain terrains, the valleys and the gorges create an inviting atmosphere for tourists who are adventurous. There is also a nursery at the Sessa Orchid Sanctuary which showcases representative specimens of an array of Orchid species.

With more than 200 orchid species, including seven endemic species of Aprotrophic orchids, the Sessa Orchid Sanctuary can definitely be a visual treat to all the nature-lovers. Genres of orchids such as Dendorbium, Bulbophyllum, Coelogyne, Eria, Phaius, Liparis and more can be witnessed at this sanctuary. The Sessa Orchid Sanctuary can be found at Sessa, which is about 24 kilometers away from Tipi on way to Bomdila.


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