The beautiful Sally Lake situated 3 km away from Roing is a famous tourist spot and a popular picnic spot. This natural lake is surrounded by lush greenery and gives an opportunity to nature lovers to gaze at the colourful play of nature. A variety of fishes can be seen in the lake. There is also a tourist lodge for the visitors and tourists.
Rukmini Nati is the ruins of the palace where Princess Rukmini, the daughter of King Bhisma and the wife of Lord Krishna, lived. The hill fort is believed to be built around 14 or 15th century AD. The fort, which was earlier a palace, is located about 12 km from Roing. Though in ruins, the fort gives the visitors an insight into the beautiful architecture of those times.
The clear blue water of the Mehao Lake is a part of the Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary and is one of the major attractions of the region. This tranquil lake is surrounded by natural beauty. It is a low-nutrient lake and hence there are no fishes in the lake. It is situated at an altitude of approximately 3000 ft and the area is rich in varied flora and fauna.
Visitors can spot a large number of ducks and boating facilities are also available at the site. It is a delight for birdwatchers. It covers an area of 4 sq km. Trekking can be done on the beautiful path leading to the way.
Nestled amidst lush greenery and vast mountain ranges, the Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary is a treat to the visitors' eyes, while it also proves to be a very useful research ground for scientists, biologists and botanists alike. The area also has lakes, along with rich flora and fauna.
There are four main divisions of forests in this sanctuary :- Tropical Evergreen Forests, Sub-Tropical and Temperate Forests, Temperate Broad Leaf Forest and Temperate Conifer Forest. These forests include an interesting array of vegetation, which provide shelter for different species of birds, animals and insects, making the Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary a beautiful tourist attraction.
Some of the important species of mammals inhabiting this Sanctuary are tiger, leopard, clouded leopard, fishing cat, jungle cat, spotted linsang, wild dog, yellow bellied weasel, burmes ferret badger, common mongoose, Malay treeshrew, sambar, barking deer, Indian elephant, Assamese macaque, slow loris, Himalayan black bear, Indian porcupine, red panda, musk deer, snow leopard, goral and more.
The birds found in the Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary include goosander, large cormorant, cotton teal, Himalayan pied kingfisher, blue throated barbet, Japanese awfinch, red headed laughing thrust, great pied hornbill, black napped oriole, blue napped pitta, large racket-tailed drongo, spotted short-tailed wrenbabbler, green magpie and so on.
One can also find various poisonous and non-poisonous snakes at this Sanctuary like the black krait, banded kraft, cobra naja naja, king cobra, pit viper, python, the whip snake, common Indian black snake, Himalayan cat snake, green whip snake and more. Apart from the above listed species, the Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary also has fish and butterflies in abundance.
Bhismaknagar is a popular archaeological and heritage site of Arunachal Pradesh. The place gains its popularity due to the Bhismaknagar Fort which is around 30 km from Roing. This hill fort was built out of burnt bricks during the 8th century and is one of the oldest archaeological sites in the state.
The place is also a holy heritage site for the Idu Mishmis who belong to the tribal communities in Arunachal Pradesh. Excavations at the site have found a number of artefacts from the fort like terracotta plaques, terracotta figurines, decorative tiles and potteries.
Hunli is one of the picturesque towns of Arunachal Pradesh. This little hamlet is at a distance of around 90 km away and a two hours drive from the Roing. Hunli rests at an altitude of around 8800 ft above sea level.
The major attraction of this quaint town is a cave temple in Kupunli which is close to Hunli. Travellers visit the place only to enjoy the scenic views on the way from Roing to Hunli. The black topped roads are apt for someone who loves to take long drives watching the breathtaking beauty of the valley.
Nijomaghat is a splendid picnic spot located 15 km from the main township of Roing. This historical spot is also known as Nizamghat. It was established by the Britishers in the nineteenth century and the name was given after J.F. Needham, a British Political officer.
Nijomaghat served as an entrance to the hills for the Britishers. Other than its historical significance Nijomaghat is also famous for its picturesque beauty. Stretches of green vegetation refresh the surrounding. Gigantic mountains and rocky landscape form the surrounding of this place.
The river flowing through this place makes it an apt place for picnic. Roing is connected to Dambuk by a ferry, which can also be enjoyed by the tourists. Amazing figures are formed on the hard Himalayan rock due to the strong gush of the river. The entire mountain range which is visible from Nijomaghat is a treat to the eyes.
With its delightful orchids, a cactus house and a great-looking garden, the Nehru Van Udyan is one of the renowned tourist attractions of Roing. This park is located on the banks of the river Deopani, which is just a few kilometers away from Roing.
The Nehru Van Udyan is an ideal picnic spot for the visitors. Apart from the scenic surroundings, the visitors can also revel in the panoramic view of the Deopani river from a tower nearby called as the Eje- Breeze Tower, which also serves as a guest house. Along with the tower, another important spot to see here is the place where the Eje river merges with the Eme river.
One of the renowned picnic spots of Roing in Dibang Valley district of Arunachal Pradesh, Iphipani harbours outstanding picturesque beauty. It is situated at a distance of 10 km from Roing township. Located by the plain valley of river Dibang, tourists can enjoy a picnic here.
The mesmerising view of the valley and the river attracts tourists from all over the nation. They can either bring packed food or relish cooking by the banks of the river. It is one of the wanted hubs for nature lovers.
One can enjoy the sound of the flowing river. The murmuring river by the serene location will transport one to a different world, far away from the bustling township. A vast stretch of greenery encompasses Iphipani which is the source of cool and refreshing breeze.
Tourists coming for picnic also bring certain sports equipments to enjoy their day. Angling and fishing are some of the activities which keep people busy. Travellers harbouring a passion for photography are bound to get some of the best shots from here.