Arunachal Pradesh, one of the Seven Sister States of Northeast India, is a very beautiful state which attracts tourists.  Bestowed with nature’s beauty, Arunachal Pradesh is a tourist destination with lush green valleys and enchanting hills.  There are innumerable places to visit here, one of which is Roing, which is the headquarters of Lower Dibang Valley District.


The northern part of Roing is surrounded by the hills and rivers of Dibang Valley, and the Lohit district is located in the eastern part.  The McMahon Line and Upper Siang districts are in the western part and the Tinsukia district of Assam is located at the southern end.

The snow-clad peaks, turbulent rivers, mystic hills and fauna, and beautiful flora found here are some of the major attractions of Roing.  Renowned for its natural beauty, it has colorful and attractive tribes and ancient archaeological sites that make this place extremely special among nature lovers, adventure tourists, archaeologists, and anthropologists.

Mehao Lake: Surrounded by serene natural beauty, Mehao Lake is a part of the Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary and is a major tourist destination.  Situated at an altitude of about 3000 feet above sea level, this area has various flora and fauna.  Tourists can see a large number of ducks here and can also enjoy boating.  This lake is quite popular with birdwatchers.  This lake encompasses an area of about 4 km. Trekking can also be done on the scenic routes leading to the lake.

Mehao Lake

This tranquil lake is surrounded by natural beauty.  The lake has very low nutrient content, and that is why there are no fish in the lake. 

Bhishmaknagar Fort:  Bhishmaknagar Fort, located at a distance of 30 km from Rowing, is believed to belong to the 8th century.  Built with burnt bricks, the fort is one of the oldest archaeological forts in the state.  The site is a sacred heritage for Idu Mismis, a tribal community in Arunachal Pradesh.  Many artifacts were found here on the excavation of this site, which included decorative items like clay, decorative tiles, clay sculptures, and utensils, etc.

Bhishmaknagar Fort

Sally Lake: Three kilometers from Roing, Sally Lake is a famous picnic spot in Roing.  This natural lake is surrounded by greenery all around and offers tourists the opportunity to see many colors of nature.  Many types of fish can be seen in this lake.

Hunli: Hunli, situated at a distance of about 90 km from Roing, is located at an altitude of 5000 above sea level.  The main attraction of this place is a cave temple which falls en route to Roing.  The scenic view is quite mesmerizing.  Those who like to go on a long drive can drive on beautiful paths in the beautiful valley here and see the fascinating views of the breathtaking beauty of the valley.

Nijomaghat: Nijomaghat is another major tourist attraction in Roing, which is about 15 km from the city.  This historical place is also known as Nizamghat. It was founded by the British in the nineteenth century.  Nijomaghat was the gateway to the hill for the British.  Apart from the historical significance of Nijomaghat, the natural beauty of this place is also worth visiting.  There is greenery spread far and wide which makes the atmosphere beautiful and clean.  This place is surrounded by huge mountains and rocky formations from all sides.  The river flowing through this place makes the atmosphere here more beautiful.  The entire mountain is visible from Nijomaghat which soothes the eyes of the tourists.

The best time to visit Roing is during the month of October through December.  The ponds and rivers are full to the brim and you can see a large number of lotus flowers blooming and this makes it very captivating.

The nearest airport to Roing is Chabua (Dibrugarh) in Assam, which is located at a distance of about 130 km from Roing.  Tourists can easily reach Roing via cab or taxi after reaching the airport.

The nearest railway station is Tinsukia, which is a railway station in Assam.

Roing is well-connected by roads to other cities in Arunachal Pradesh as well as some nearby cities in Assam.  Many roads from Assam lead to Roing.  Tourists can hire buses or taxis from many cities of Arunachal Pradesh to visit Roing.