At the altitude of 2400 metres, Talley is a plateau with dense forest of silver fir trees, pine clad plateau of beautiful grandeur, and a vast wasteland. The area has some of the most important endangered species including the clouded leopard.
Sprawling over an area of 337 sq. km, Talley Valley is a prominent wildlife reserve of Arunachal Pradesh. It is located at quite an elevation passed by the rivers like Pange, Sipu, Karing and Subansiri. It has a stunning spectrum of subtropical and alpine forests like silver fir trees, ferns, orchids, bamboo, and rhododendron. Pleioblastus simone, one of its kind of bamboo, can be found only in Talley Valley. If lucky, you will get an opportunity to see clouded leopards. Also the place is just the perfect to take part in trekking.
Talle Valley trek is a bird watcher’s paradise. With a wide colour of wings hovering and fluttering from amidst rainforest, pines and bamboos, you see different birds peeking out of every nook of this trail. Crested kingfisher and common green magpie are a couple of species to look out for.
Talley Valley is 32 kilometers from Ziro Valley towards the east. You can visit here by every possible means of transport from everywhere in the city.
Thing to Do & See in and around
Go for a long trekking in Talley Valley to see the stunning variety of wildlife.
Best time to visit
The best time to plan a short trek to the Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary will be during the spring season as the weather is just the perfect, its neither too hot nor cold.