One of the lesser known jewels of Arunachal Pradesh, Roing is a quaint town situated in the Lower Dibang Valley. It is the last major township at the north-eastern frontier of India. From picturesque landscapes, to ancient history, rich culture and adventurous locations, there’s much to see and do in this gorgeous town.
Also known as the ‘Land of Snowfall’, Mayodia is located at a distance of 56km from Roing, at 8,000 feet above sea level. Best visited in winter for snowfall, Mayodia is a place with incredible natural beauty. A trek across this stunning landscape of lush green forests and snow-capped mountains will easily turn into your favourite memory from Roing.
Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary
The rich, dense forests of Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary are home to various wild animals including the tiger, leopard, jackal, Himalayan black bear, Indian porcupine, wild dog and many more. Some of the reptiles frequently seen include the Himalayan cat snake, cobra and python. The sanctuary also has a wide range of herbs, shrubs, flowers and plants as well as some of the most beautiful natural lakes including Mehao Lake and Sally Lake. A trek through this park should be at the top of an adventure enthusiast’s list.
A feast to the eyes, Nijomaghat is a nature lovers delight. Situated 15km from Roing, the highlight of Nijomaghat is its lush greenery, majestic mountains and the beautiful river flowing through them. The ferry ride from here to Dambuk is highly recommended for a timeless experience.
This 14th-century, burnt brick ruins of a fort, is proof of the architectural brilliance of the state’s past. Also known as Chimiri Fort, Rukmini Nati is a must visit for those who like to be transported to a different era through history.
Whether you want to indulge in a bout of fishing and angling, or just soak up the ambient peace of Dibang river and the valley; Iphi-Pani Ghat is your answer.