Top 5 attractions to explore in Lower Dibang Valley
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.
Attractions in Lower Dibang Valley
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 .
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.
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.
Map of attractions in Lower Dibang Valley