Consisting of seven states, popularly renowned as ‘the seven sisters,’ NorthEastern India owns breathtaking mountains, splendid hills, incredible rainforests, gleeful rivers, and much more. In essence, the biodiversity density is maximum in this small northeast Indian region. Here are the places to enjoy, an ultimate journey to North East India!

1.    Darjeeling

Darjeeling, a serene, harmonious and tranquil village, is located beautifully in the foothills of Himalayas. Known for its aromatic plantations, breathtaking views of Mount Kanchenjunga,  beholding the Batasia Loop, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Peace Pagoda are all sure to excite any kind of traveller. Thus, it is the best place for any nature lover to be! Having a cycling journey in the Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary, trekking in the Tiger Hills, exploring the Rock Garden are all yet another memorable experiences that one can carry in mind for a lifetime!  The quaint, solitary, little village is one of the highly sought hill stations in India!

2.    Sikkim

None can resist falling in love with the state of Sikkim as it offers nothing less than the best!

Famously renowned as the brother state among the North-East states, aloof and majestic mountainous kingdom found in Sikkim, is stunningly delighting. Home to the awe-inspiring Lake Tsomgo, Pemayangtse Monastery,  Rumtek Monastery, Zemu Glacier, Gurudongmar Lake, and more, Sikkim is undoubtedly a repository of natural landscapes. A bike trip in the highest motorable road – Nathula Pass, at the height of 4,310 meters is also a must-try biker’s trail.

3.    Arunachal Pradesh

Translating as the “land of dawn-lit mountains,” Arunachal Pradesh oozes with eternal charm and unmatchable beauty. Located in the extreme part of the Northeastern land of India, Arunachal Pradesh is the largest state among the seven sisters that are blessed naturally. It is worth its visit at least once in one’s lifetime. Exploring the innate beauty of Tawang, the largest monastery of India, is a must-have experience. Pleasant places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh are Dirang, Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary, Daporijo, Namdapha National Park, and more. Trekking to Ziro, to Sella Pass, being a part of the Ziro music festival, and much more await to engage oneself in Arunachal Pradesh.

4.    Assam

A magical holiday is granted for sure at Assam amidst the rich flora and fauna! Assam, well known North East state, is filled with positive vibes and optimistic feelings. Famous for vast areas of tea plantations, archeological sites, Assam, also owns the renowned Kaziranga National Park, one of the most excellent places to visit in North East India. Viewing the one-horned rhino found in the Kaziranga National Park,  boating in Dawki River, visiting the  Kamakhya Temple, Assam State Zoo and Botanical Garden, Manas National Park, would make one’s holiday extra special. Some other must-do activities are Brahmaputra river cruising, do shopping in Jorhat, Wildlife safariing at the Manas National Park that would broaden one’s horizons.

5. Manipur

Manipur is an entire region in itself – multicultural society, nature’s marvellous beauty in abundance, rich indigenous culture, distant yet stunning hills, impressing martial arts and loveliest handlooms, and adorable handicrafts. One has ample unique things to experience in Manipur – tasting the Ghost Pepper, the world’s hottest pepper, shopping at the Khwairamband Bazaar,  a market with a matriarchal setting that is run only by the local women. Also, visits to the War cemetery, Sendra Island, Shri Govindajee Temple, and Keibul Lamjao National Park can make one’s trip fulfilling. Boating in the Loktak Lake, visually delighting the great performances in the theatre, exploring the old Andro village, having a chariot ride in the Moreh near the border, can make this trip the best one and the most peculiar one.

Closing note

India is one of the most fantastic tourist destinations in the world that appeals to tourists with its natural essence of beauty. The northeastern region of India is also no exception to it in tempting its tourists with its vibrant natural beauty, and cultural showcase like those mentioned above that can make one’s North East India trip a complete one.

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