Ziro hills are located about 150 kilometers away from Itanagar, capital city of Arunachal Pradesh. This place is also well-known as Apatani Plateau. Local people of this place are called as Apatani tribal. It is a small town which is surrounded with valleys from all sides. It is a beautiful hill station covered with Pine and bamboo groves. This place is famous for rice cultivation in India.
In Ziro the Apatani tribal are now well advanced and developed like the other cities of Arunachal Pradesh.
There is the heights point on the Ziro hills where a fish farm is popular for its whispering pine and handicraft centre. This place is covered with huge trees all over the area. People who are in search of fresh air and pleasing environment come here for relaxing and enjoy their holiday with their friends and family.
There are some stunning views of the sunrise and sunset from the hilltop of Ziro. As the shades of the color change, changing the color of the environment and making the place feel like 'heaven on the earth'. People after viewing all this fall in love with this place.
People who are sports adventures lovers have a great time here in trekking, mountain climbing, river rafting and gliding. there are trained person who guides tourists for their safe ride.
There are perfumed flowers all over the area and it makes us feel great when having a leisure walk on the hills for relaxing. There is a calm and quite atmosphere on the hills
In and around Ziro hills
Tale sanctuary is located just 38 kilometers away from the Ziro hills. First through jeep you have to travel 30 kilometers of zero crossing Siro. Further you have to do trekking to reach destination which is of just 8 kilometers. This sanctuary has a natural botanical garden, which covers an area of about 337 square kilometers.
Menga's Natural Cave:
This is located at a distance of about 19 kilometers away from the city of Ziro. People have to crawl here to see the natural beauty of the narrow crevice of the cave. People have to carry a torch without fail and from this cave there is a main cave further which is of lord Mahadev.
There are many hotels and resorts available here which are ranging from luxury to economic class. Along with this there are inspection houses, private houses and circuit houses which are of low budget. There are all sorts of facilities provided for the tourists.
Nearest airport are the Ulabari and the Tezpur airports. There are regular flights operated from here to all the major cities of India.
Nearest railway station is the North Lakhimpur station.
- Road ways:
There are state transport and luxury buses available from Ziro hills to all the major cities India.
Ideal time to visit:
Best time to visit Ziro hills is from April to November as the weather during this time is very pleasant and calm to have a great holiday.