Jia Organic Eco Resort
A nature resort near Roing, Arunachal Pradesh
Jia Organic Eco Resort was born to celebrate the organic and natural way of life, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The resort is located in the Jia village, about 12km from the district headquarters of Roing, Arunachal Pradesh. The eco resort comprises of bamboo and metal cottages and camping tents, the resort is set in a clearing amidst organic tea gardens and maize, ginger and mustard fields. Beyond are lush forests and high mountains.
Jia Organic Eco Resort makes a good spot to explore the surrounding regions, where a mix of scenic spots and archeological sites await. There are a number of beautiful ancient ponds and lakes here, most surrounded by thick vegetation. The Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary and Lake, home to the rare Red Panda, Hollock Gibbon, Elephant and even the Tiger, is nearby.
Bhismaknagar, the oldest archaeological and mythological site in Arunachal Pradesh dating back to 12 century A.D., also lies in vicinity. The fort here was excavated in the late 1960s and early 1970s, yielding a rich treasure of terracotta plaques, decorative tiles, potteries and terracotta figurines. Popular legend says the fort ruin is the site of the capital of Raja Bhismaka, father of Lord Krishna’s wife Rukmini.
The cottages at Jia Organic Eco Resort are eco-friendly as they are made of bamboo and steel. The resort also offers tents, ensuring there are fewer permanent structures. The Resort is set amidst organic tea gardens and organic ginger, mustard and maize fields. It also grows organic vegetables that’s used in the restaurant.