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Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary

Lone Ton, Myanmar (Burma)

Wildlife Sanctuaries

About Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary

Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary contains Indawgyi Lake, the largest freshwater lake in Myanmar, and a substantial portion of the surrounding forested watershed. Established in 1999, ILWS covers 73,600 hectares and ranges in elevation from 169 m at the lake surface to over 1,400 m.  The lake drains to the north and includes 12,000 hectares of open water, along with marsh, floating vegetation, and submerged macrophytes. Daily a lot of people visit this place.



Attractions near Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary

Indawgyi Lake7.34km from Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary

Indawgyi Lake is Myanmar's largest lake and forms the basis of the Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary. It was nominated for UNESCO protection.  It was also the largest inland lakes in Southeast Asia. there are over 20 villages surrounding the lake and it is the main water resource for all of them. it is the main part of the Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary.

Hubei Tiger Reserve139.64km from Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary

The Hukaung Valley Wildlife Sanctuary and its extension are located in northwest Myanmar and falls in both Sagaing Division and Kachin State and cover a total area of 17,890 km2. It has mixed deciduous forest, evergreen hill forest, and pine forest are present. Globally threatened wildlife includes the Asian Elephant, Tiger, and White-bellied Heron.

Hukawng Valley146.81km from Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary

A beautiful isolated valley in the heart of Myanmar which was flourished with a lot of verities of Flora and fauna.  Ringed by steep mountain ranges to the north, east, and west, the valley is known as a habitat of tigers. The valley is well known for Burmese amber, a type of amber dating back to the Cretaceous period, around 99 million years ago.

Patkai Hills204.05km from Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary

Patkai Hills are the hills on India's north-eastern border with Burma or Myanmar. They were created by the same tectonic processes that created the Himalayas in the Mesozoic.

Changlang224.77km from Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary

Changlang is a census town and headquarters of the Changlang district in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. It has become one of the major districts in the area owing to the presence of crude oil, coal and mineral resources other than tourism and hydro power

Dzükou Valley226.93km from Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary

Dotted with lush green forests, gorgeous valleys, crystal clear water and sedating ambiance, Dzukou Valley in Senapati district is often touted as an epitome of eternal beauty. Situated on the border of Nagaland and Manipur, Dzukou Valley is a paradise of exquisite landscapes that consist of the misty clouds and gorgeous valleys. Throughout the year, this place welcomes tourists and spellbinds them with its enduring grandeur.

Where is Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary

Discover more attractions in Kachin, where Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary is located

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Kachin State features Myanmar's highest mountain, Hkakabo Razi with (5,889 meters), forming the southern tip of the Himalayas, and a large inland lake, Indawgyi Lake.