Rice fields of Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh

Be Amazed By The Beauty Of Ziro In Arunachal Pradesh

Author: Tanuja Rai
Date: 2020-03-26

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One of the beautiful states in Northeast India is Arunachal Pradesh, which literally translates to the ‘land of dawn-lit mountains.’ Arunachal Pradesh has been one of the top destinations for many travellers. The northeast states that border Arunachal Pradesh are Assam and Nagaland; this beautiful state also shares international borders with Bhutan, Myanmar, and China. The lush green hills, dense forests, rich culture, freshwater bodies, the least traveled and reached places in Arunachal Pradesh attracts tourists from all around the world. There are many reasons to visit Arunachal Pradesh and some of them are the amazing places with which the state has been blessed. Some of the popular places in Arunachal Pradesh are the capital city Itanagar, Tawang, Roing, Bomdila, and Ziro to name a few.

Ziro is an attractive quaint town in the Lower Subaniri district of Arunachal Pradesh which is home to the Apatani tribe. Ziro is the cradle to this tribal group with a warm and gentle climate and famous for its pine trees and rice fields. Besides the astonishing scenic views, this quaint town Ziro is famous for Apatani tribal heritage which invokes curiosity among travelers. These people settled in the stunning hills of Ziro are fondly referred to as the people belonging to the oldest tribe of Arunachal Pradesh; also acknowledged for their women who wear massive nose rings and adorning huge dark facial tattoos covering their forehead, nose, and chin. Some visitors travel to Ziro to be close to nature but also understand the way of living of this tribe.

Women of Apatani Tribe of Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh

Women of Apatani Tribe of Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh

Tourists love visiting Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh also because of the mild climate throughout the year which makes them comfortable to travel. Ziro is one of the dream destinations of many around the world. Ziro is one of the most popular places in Arunachal Pradesh and also one of the renowned places among many, for the World Heritage Site for a number of years now; Ziro was also shortlisted for inclusion in the tentative list for nomination to UNESCO for the inscription in World Heritage Site. Ziro was once considered to be one of the unexplored areas of Arunachal Pradesh which has now been taken up as one of the popular tourist spots in the state. Ziro is a must-visit place in this beautiful mountainous state of Northeast India to get away from the hassles and rush of daily city life and experience the simple countryside life. These stunning valleys of Ziro are around 115 km away from the capital Itanagar and might take approximately three and a half hours to reach. On your way to Ziro, you can witness other beautiful sides of the state and be amazed by the views that it offers.

Beautiful Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh

Beautiful Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh

Tucked in between the mountains and lush green valleys of Arunachal Pradesh, Ziro is an entrancing holiday destination that magnetizes travelers with its hypnotic natural charm; the quaint villages, sprawling rice fields, and the rolling green hills that are veiled under thick layers of vibrant flora add on to the beauty of this place. Ziro is a must-visit place in Arunachal Pradesh and it is mandatory that you know the best time to visit Ziro.

During summer, between April and June, the place becomes warm but not blazing hot. You may visit Ziro in these months to experience the warmth of the hills.

The winter in Arunachal Pradesh is between October to March and this can be an appropriate time of the year for most of the visitors to visit Ziro. You will be able to enjoy the views at this time of the year also but warm woolen clothes must be carried to beat the chill weather.

Monsoon ranges from July to September, which are also quite pleasant months to enjoy the valleys but is not recommended to visit Ziro at these times due to the close proximity to neighboring states where flood in monsoon are quite common in these neighboring states. Hence to avoid any kind of difficulties during your trip you may avoid visiting Ziro during monsoon.

Rice fields in Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh

Rice fields in Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh

Travellers seeking tranquility can visit Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh and wander in this charming little town. You will be able to see a part of heaven in Ziro and is a paradise for all nature enthusiasts and adventure freak. The stunning beauty of these hills in Ziro dotted with terraced rice fields, picturesque trails lined with tall pretty pines, lush bamboo forests makes Ziro one of the most photogenic hills in Arunachal Pradesh and in India. Ziro is not just known for its beautiful valleys and tribal settlement but also for its striking wildlife treasures. One of the important wildlife sanctuaries in Arunachal Pradesh, the Talle Wildlife Sanctuary is 30km away from Ziro. And Ziro also has a good share of its biodiversity; hence wildlife enthusiasts can also have a good time in this place. The nature lovers and people interested in photography travel also from far and wide to soak their souls in Ziro’s ethereal natural splendor. If you are a nature lover, an adventure seeker, looking for a camping site or soul captivating experience, Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh is for you and this place will not disappoint you.

Additional read:

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