Pasighat is Arunachal's oldest town Situated at the eastern foothills of the Himalayas . Pasighat is the land of the mighty Siang and indigenous hanging bridges. A waterfall graces the mountain cliffs and chills the vicinity.
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Dibru-Saikhowa National Park is a national park in Assam, India, located in Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts. It was designated a Biosphere Reserve in July 1997 with an area of 765 km2. The park is bounded by the Brahmaputra and Lohit Rivers in the north and Dibru river in the south. It mainly consists of moist mixed semi-evergreen forests, moist mixed deciduous forests, canebrakes and grasslands. It is the largest salix swamp forest in north-eastern India, with a tropical monsoon climate .
The Mehao Lake, a Natural Lake amidst lush green forest is located in the heart of Mehao. Wildlife Sanctuary in Lower Dibang Valley District of Arunachal Pradesh. Its water surface area is approximately 100 hectare with a periphery of about 4800 meter. The Lakes is situated just 14kms away from Roing, the district headquarter of Lower Dibang Valley district. It resembles a bowl on the hill top onGoogle Earth.
Mayodia pass is located about 56 km from Roing in Arunachal Pradesh, with an elevation of 2,655 m above sea level. "Mayodia" is a Deori-Chutia word which stands for "shrine of mother goddess", "Mayo" means "mother goddess", "Di" means "water" and "Ya" means "land". It is a frequent domestic tourist attraction for the snow fall it receives during winters.
Bhismaknagar fort, located nearly 30 km from Roing is tentatively dated to 8 century and is recorded as the oldest archaeological site in the region. Bhismaknagar. The site was first explored by I. Block in 1848 and afterward it was excavated from 1965-70. The complex houses the ruins of brick-built structure of 1860.52 sq. m plinth area, having three halls, two extension rooms and six entrances in all. It has two impressive gates .
Hunli is a picturesque mountain peak in the Lower Dibang valley of Arunachal Pradesh. It is a popular picnic location and a lot of people visits this place every year. Trekking lovers can explore this place.
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The East Siang District is a wild mountainous area and presents a remarkable topographical variety. The Name of the district is derived from the Mighty River Siang that, originating from Tibet, where it is called Tsangpo, transcends down and flows through the entire length of the area until it descends down into the plains of Asam south of Pasighat town, where it meets Dihang and Lohit and becomes the Brahmaputra.