Hawai, Arunachal Pradesh 792104, India
According to Kaman Mishmi dialect Hawai means ‘pond’ and testimony to the name is an Acre of land in the centre of Hawai earlier a pond and now being used for perennial paddy cum pisciculture. A beautiful township located at a height of 1296 metres above sea level above the roaring Lohit River, the town is connected by a cable suspension bridge popularly known as the Anjaw bridge.
Attractions near Hawai
Hayuliang ADC Headquarter is home to both Tawrah Mishmi also known as Diagaru Mishimi and Kaman Mishmi also known as Miju Mishimi .It is said that in the local dialect the word Hayuliang means’ place of respite’. It is situated at 750 metres above sea level and has a cool and pleasant climate. The place offers a splendid view of the confluence of Lohit and Dalai Rivers and is adorned with mesmerizing natural beauty.
A small cantonment area in Arunachal Pradesh, Walong is the eastmost town where the first sun rays fall in India. Walong is mainly known for its memorials to the Indians died during the 1962- Sino-Indian War. The memorial is located on the road leading North to Kibithu. There are also two small temples, located in on 'Helmet Top', a hill position some 18 kilometers away.
Glow Lake under Wakro circle of Lohit district Arunachal Pradesh is an beauty beyond imagination lies in the northern side of Wakro Town. Lake spreading around 2.5 hactares area is majestic and serene. It will take nearly five and half hour walking distance from Wakro main route.
Parshuram Kund is a Hindu pilgrimage centre situated on the Brahmaputra plateau in the lower reaches of the Lohit River and 21 km north of Tezu in Lohit district of Arunachal Pradesh. Dedicated to sage Parshuram, the popular site attracts pilgrims from Nepal, from across India, and from nearby states of Manipur and Assam. Over 70,000 devotees and sadhus take a holy dip in its water each year on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, in the month of January.
The Kamlang Wildlife Sanctuary is a small sanctuary located in the southeastern part of the Lohit District in Arunachal Pradesh. This reserve though small it has varieties of animal species like Tiger, Hollock Gibbon, Elephant, Stump tailed macaque, Boar, Civets, Capped Langur, Deer, Hornbills and flying squirrels etc. With over 61 species of mammals and 105 species of birds this sanctuary in Arunachal is a definite place to visit on your next wildlife holiday in Arunachal Pradesh.
Namdapha National Park is large protected area in Arunachal Pradesh of Northeast India. With more than 1,000 floral and about 1,400 faunal species, it is a biodiversity hotspot in the Eastern Himalayas. The national park harbours the northernmost lowland evergreen rainforests in the world at 27°N latitude. It also harbours extensive dipterocarp forests, comprising the northwestern parts of the Mizoram-Manipur-Kachin rain forests ecoregion.
Where is Hawai
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Anjaw is an administrative district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in north-east India. It is a newly created district, having been split from Lohit district on 16 February 2004 under the Arunachal Pradesh Re-organization of Districts Amendment Bill.