3 Outdoors- Other to explore in Anjaw
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.
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.
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.