(Last Updated on : 18-09-2019)
Namsai District, the 18th district of Arunachal Pradesh
state, was formed on 25th November 2014 on the approval of Arunachal Pradesh government
of Nabam Tuki. Namsai, the headquarters of this district, is popular for several Buddhist
viharas in the Khampti
settlement area, which are locally called Chong. Chong of Namsai and Manmao are the major centers of the Theravada
sect in Arunachal Pradesh.
Tourism in Namsai District
There are several tourist spots in Namsai, which are Namsai Reserve Forest
, which has both tropical and sub-tropical features with lush green dense vegetation
and a wide range of flora and fauna
. There is Piyong reserve Forest with natural beauty and biodiversity. Kamlang Reserve Forest and Kamlang Wildlife Sanctuary
is known for their varied floral and faunal diversity with rare species of hillock gibbon
, takin and endangered tiger
Apart from natural forest, Glow Lake is another attraction at Namsai. The lake offers scenic views and scopes for adventure tourism. Among other tourist attractions, Golden Pagoda Monastery, locally known as 'Kongmu Kham' is noteworthy. It is one of the largest monasteries of North-Eastern India.
Visiting Information to Namsai
and Digboi Railway Station
, Assam are the nearest to reach Namsai. National Highway
27 connects this place to other parts of the country. Regular buses are available to Namsai from other cities of Arunachal Pradesh.
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