Opening of New Avenues
A new paradise of lakes
Dibang Valley is a district of Arunachal Pradesh named after the Dibang River. “Talon” is the local name of River Dibang as the Mishmi people call it. Although the Dibang Valley district was the largest district in Arunachal but now it is divided into two districts namely Dibang valley and Lower Dibang valley. Anini is the last frontier city and is the head quarter of Dibang Valley and Roing is the head quarter of Lower Dibang Valley.
Apart from the 2 wildlife sanctuaries, both the Dibang Valley districts are full of scenic beauty everywhere. Sally Lake, Dambuk orange gardens, Mayudiya Pass, Hot water spring at Jia village and ruins of Bishmak nagar are the places one should not miss.
Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary and Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary in the Mishmi hills are home to over 6,000 plants species, 680 species of birds, 500 species of orchids, 100 species of mammals, 294 species of butterflies and 50 species of Rhododendron. The Mishmi hill is a birdwatcher and wildlife enthusiasts delight.
Mehao lake is located in the Mehao wildlife sanctuary at a height of 3000 feet and 14 km away from Roing town. The lake attracts a lot of seasonal birds and is a nature’s treasure house. Hiking the lake is an ideal trekking experience and is a photographer’s delight. Low nutrients in the lake is a reason for its crystal clear water but lacking fishes.
What to see in Dibang Valley
Dambuk is an small emerging town in terms of tourism. Its hosts the annual calendar event ‘The Orange festival of Aventure and Music’ with many adventure activities and cultural and musical events with the Orange orchards and paddy fields as beautiful backdrops.
Hot Spring at Jia village:
The atmosphere and the hot-spring not only provides serenity and calmness but also gives the tourists a chance to witness the daily lives of the villagers living nearby. One can just stroll around the hot-spring or even have a refreshing and rejuvenating hot-spring bath. The Jia hot-spring is just at around 19 minutes drive from Roing town.
Mayudia pass is located at 56 km from the district HQ Roing. The Mayudia pass stands at an elevation of 2655 mtr. (8711 ft.) above sea level. The pass normally witnesses snowfall form November to March but heavy snowfall in January and February manage in attracting a lot of domestic tourists. The area receives snowfall during the months from December to March. Thick cover of snow adds exquisite serenity to the place. Experience the kind of hospitality perfectly blended with local traditions at the beautiful guest house overlooking the picturesque valley. Walk a little and you are in the midst of sprawling bears, fast running wild goats, flying squirrels, variety of birds and above all the famous Mishmi Takin. Trekking in high altitudes in chilled weather and enjoying the peaks is a heavenly joy here.
Trek to 7 and 3 Lakes
Ready for a little more adventure? These walks of 7 lakes & 3 lakes offer just enough excitement for those looking for a little challenge. Explore hidden trails to beautiful cascades and crystal clear streams, explore the highest peak in the Mishimi hills surrounded by floating mist, experience complete silence on a moss covered path, delight your senses surrounded by fields of spring wildflowers, or simply delight in the caresses of aromatic mountain breeze as you take in the deep of mountains on Seven and Three Lake hike.
How to Reach Roing/Anini
Nearest Dibrugarh airport is 148 kms from Roing. Nearest railway station is the ‘New Tinsukia Junction’ is just 138 kms from Roing. Busses and cabs ply from Tinsukia to Roing the whole day. Roing is well connected with the nearest neighbouring towns of Arunachal Pradesh as well as Assam. Daily day and night bus services are available from Roing to Tinsukia, Guwahati, Siliguri and Itanagar. Taxi are available for sightseeing and travelling to nearest towns like Tezu, Dambuk, Anini, Pasighat etc.
Where to stay in Roing/Anini
Roing have some hotels and few Govt. run accommodations but its have many beautiful resorts where tourists can stay. Anini also have many resorts and home stays since its getting popular among backpackers and hikers.
Best Season to Visit
Dibang Valley have its own charm in every season with variation of climates. Contact a registered tour operator and know your preferences as Dibang Valley have everything for all.
a must visit for any reason
Dibang Valley is a place where rare medicinal plants grow, like the legendry Mishmi Teeta and other rare plants that can cure or treat fevers, aches, burns, wounds, livestock diseases and neutralise poison. The area also playgrounds of Monals, Tragopan, and Blood pheasant, Red Goral, Mask Deer, Asiatic Pika and endemic Mishmi Takin can be spotted at close ranges. The Lake areas also boast of interesting wild mushrooms; and for a refreshing change most of them are edibles here.
Paradise on the Hills
Arunachal Pradesh thronged by 26 major lively tribes co-existing with many sub-tribes. People are of mongoloid breeds and most of the tribes inhabiting the terrain are ethnically identical but the geographical seclusion from each other has endowed certain distinctive characteristics in language, dress and customs. The myriad of colourful tribes enhances the mystery and beautify the custom and cultures.