Ziro Valley

Ziro is a stunning World Heritage Site located in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. It is also known with the name of Apatani Plateau. It rests 1500 meters above sea level and remains a heaven of solace giving tired souls a nice escape from city life. The exotic flora and fauna found here is unmatched. With cool summers and chilly winters the place can be visited any time of the year.

Attractions

Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary: Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary covers an area of 337 sq. km. The sanctuary gives an opportunity to spot some of the most endangered species on the planet. Forest cover of Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary is verdant and remains adorned with flourishing fir trees, orchids, and bamboo.

Meghna Cave Temple: This is another must visit place in Ziro Valley. This ancient Meghna Cave Temple has a rich history which goes back to 5000 years. Visit the temple and enjoy magnificent views of mountains, forests and verdant green landscapes all around. It is a great place for photographers to capture some amazing pictures.

Kile Pakho: The ridge Kile Pakho is located at a convenient distance of 7 km from old Ziro. People visit here to meditate and rest amidst purest of nature. Climb on the ridge from where views of snow blanketed Himalayan ranges look majestic.

Tarin Fish Farm: This is a very unique place of interest in Ziro Valley. Paddy cultivation is done by every local here and this farm presents a view of it. Here two different varieties of rice grow. Visitors can also get clicked amidst Bamboo and Pine trees which make the place look beautiful.

Shiv Linga: This place is also renowned with the name of Sidheswar Nath Temple. Here you can find a lingam rising to a height of 25 feet height. Water erupts regularly from the base of the lingam. Streams of pilgrims visit here every year to worship lord Shiva, Lord Ganesha and Goddess Parvati.

How to Reach:
By Air: Tezpur airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 280 km from Ziro.
By Rail: Travelers can take train from Guwahati to Kathal Pukhuri from where taxi services are available to reach Ziro.
By Road: Travelers can easily find taxi from Guwahati or Jorhat to reach the valley.

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