Mehao Lake - Things to Know Before Visiting
Mehao Lake, Arunachal Pradesh 792110
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About Mehao Lake
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.
Attractions Near Mehao Lake
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.
The Golden Pagoda of Namsai, also known as Kongmu Kham in the Tai Khamti language, is a Burmese-style Buddhist temple that was opened in 2010. It is located on a 20 hectare complex in Namsai District of Arunachal Pradesh, India.
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.
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.
Where is Mehao Lake
Discover More Attractions in Lower Dibang Valley, Where Mehao Lake Is Located
The district rises from the Himalayan foothills to the middle ranges with the highest point of Mayudia at a height of 2655 meters from mean sea level. Snow-capped peaks, turbulent rivers, mystic valleys and abundance of rich flora & fauna are a few attraction of the district. The district is well known for its largest cover of thick green forest with almost 80% of the area being notified as reserved forest, wild life sanctuaries or unclassified state forests.