ZIRO, Arunachal Pradesh, India



Arunachal Pradesh, India

 Situated at an altitude of 5600 feet above sea level in the Lower Subansari district of Arunachal Pradesh, Ziro Valley is one of the few places in the world, where nature and traditions are still alive.Ziro is paradise for every nature enthusiast and adventure freak. The bewitching scenic beauty of this exotic hill hamlet dotted with terraced rice fields, lush bamboo forests and picturesque trails lined with tall blue & green pines, makes it one of the most photogenic valleys across India.

This is such a place where you can get acquainted with the true beauty of nature. This valley makes the tourists crazy. This is the reason that tourists from all over the country come here to enjoy the natural beauty of the valley.

Ziro is  famous for paddy-cum-pisciculture cultivation. The area is renowned for the terrace paddy fields where the unique system of poly-culture and water management is practiced by the local people. Mainly inhabited by the Apatani tribe.

ZIRO Travel Tips

Plan your trip when the weather is fine and packing all your ssentials you need. be a part of the local Culture and respect them.  If you visited ZIRO in Winter or monsoon you need to carry your warm cloths and jacket. 

ZIRO Facts

Ziro is a town and the district headquarters of the Lower Subansiri district in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. It is included the Tentative List for UNESCO's World Heritage Site for the Apatani cultural landscape. The part of the town which is the centre of economic activities and where the administrative offices are located is called as Hapoli or locally known by the Apatanis as "Hao-Polyang".

How to Reach

Flight By Air

The nearest airport from Ziro is at Jorhat, Assam which is 98 kms away. Another airport is at Lilabari, which is at a distance of 123 kms from Ziro. The nearest international airport of Ziro is at Guwahati at a distance of about 449 kms. Now there is also a new airport, Donyi Polo Airport situated in Itanagar which has direct flights from Kolkata, Delhi and Mumbai.

Train By Train

The nearest railway station to reach Ziro is Naharlagun. Guwahati to Naharlagun train takes nearly 8 hours to cover the distance. After which it is a 4-hour drive to reach Ziro. Road: To reach Ziro, there are direct buses which are available from North Lakhimpur and Itanagar

Car By Road

There is a night bus from Guwahati to Ziro. The bus, operated by the Arunachal Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation runs four days a week. Alternatively, one can travel to North Lakhimpur or Itanagar and take a shared taxi to Ziro from there.

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Top Attractions

Tarin Fish Farm

Paddy cultivation is a major occupation in Ziro. Here, two different varieties of rice are grown with one variety of fish in the water. Bamboo and Pine trees surround the paddy fields. Each component of this cultivation has a role to play - just like in coffee plan...

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Tarin Fish Farm

Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Talley Valley in Ziro is a wonderful place for the adventure seekers as it is dotted with multitude of opportunities to enjoy the nature at its best. Enveloped by beautiful alpine forests and fir trees, it is indeed a visual retreat for the visitors in Ziro. The ma...

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Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

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