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Ziro is a beautiful and picturesque plateau at an altitude of 5000 feet above sea level. It is 167 km away from Itanagar and is the headquarter of Lower Subansiri District. Ziro has landscape of beautiful lush green forest. It is famous for Paddy-cum-pisciculture cultivation which is worth Ziro sightseeing and a large number of tourists from different parts of India flock the area just to see it. Terrace paddy fields are found in the area and unique system of poly-culture and water management of the Apatanis is practiced in the area and this cannot be seen anywhere in India. Ziro tourism is also famous because of hotspots of a few trekking spots in the area. Ziro Resorts are usually overbooked in the tourist season.
Geographical location And Ziro Weather
Ziro climate is pleasant almost throughout the year. The temperate climatic conditions make it an ideal place for the Ziro tourism. Ziro weather during summers is cool and mild and tourists can experience refreshing mountain breeze. The temperature during summers is around 20oC. During monsoon the rainfall is heavy and it is not the right time for the Ziro tourism. Ziro weather during winters is cold and the temperature varies between 13oC and 20oC. The coldest month of the year is January. Ziro Weather is best for tourists as it has a pleasant atmosphere.
Means of Transportation:
- State government buses are available from the town of Itanagar. They are cheap and depart every day. Buses are prone to breakdowns and are not comfortable. Since the roads are generally steep, buses will find it difficult to climb the slopes. Buses are available from North Lakimpur to Ziro as well and tickets cost between Rs 100 and Rs 200.
- Ziro is connected by roads to Itanagar. State government buses are frequently running between Ziro and Itanagar.
- Private taxi for Ziro Sightseeing are easily available from nearby cities of Itanagar and Tezpur.
The nearest railway station is at Harrmoty in Assam which is 23 km from Naharlagun and 33 km from Itanagar.
Nearest Airport is at Tezpur at a distance of around 300 kms from Ziro .
Ziro Tourism, Ziro Sightseeing and Things to Do While At Ziro :
Ziro tourism is of great importance because tourists are able to go for trekking and hiking on very good trails. There are a few excursion spots for tourist to enjoy at. There are most important species of flora and fauna in Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary which are worth Ziro Sightseeing. Tourists can walk down the trails and get pleasure by watching around the beautiful orchids that are grown in the area. Some of the places of Ziro tourism interest are: Shiva Linga in the Kardo Hills, Namdapha National Park, Tipi Orchid Research Centre, Meghna Cave Temple, Craft Centre and the bridge at Daporijo.
Ziro Hotels and Ziro Resorts of Your Choice:
Ziro hotels are not many in the area. Hence Ziro hotels are fully booked during the months from March till November. There are no luxurious Ziro hotels in the area. Tourists can find government accommodation as well as private hotels in the area. One of the famous Ziro hotel is Hotel Blue Pine. Tourists are given the best facilities in the area. Ziro Resorts are located in the greenery of the area.
For information on tourism in Ziro is
Arunachal Pradesh Tourist Information Centre:
Directorate of Tourism,
Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
For any emergency the banks available while at Ziro tourism is State Bank of India. The hospital nearest to Ziro resorts are Civil Hospital, Ziro Main Road and Homes Child Care Centre .