India, a diverse nation of cultures and festivals harmonize with mixed races in such a way that it can’t be seen anywhere else on the planet earth. In spite having the population of 1.32 billion still, beauty lies in every corner of India, from concrete jungles to the home of tigers. Thus, India is itself an unrivaled journey to mystic lands.
The Seven Sisters: Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Mizoram is an exemplary pattern of unified India, simple yet elegant. It has been said “India has its own wild west”, instead of being in the west that happens to be in the northeast of India. This is exactly why you should visit north east India at least once. The humming tea-plantations, lushly tropical jungles having the rarest species of wildlife to explore. Seven sisters are combinations of spices each has its uniqueness in tourism.
We have crafted some of the best places to visit in north east India﹘from the wettest spot on the earth to the cleanest river Dawki.
You might have heard about the heaven from many travelers, but if you want explore extra-ordinary places in India, then without any delay your answer will be travel north east of India. One needs to be aware of tourist places of north east India. There is no point meandering aimlessly thus, this article will surely give you a top class itinerary for your vacation in north east.
Around 4-hour drive from Darjeeling, deep inside the foothills of Himalaya. At first glance, it seems like any other destination in India﹘but wait cool your jets you might be exhausted due to the country mile. This place has much more to offer rather than meandering around. Pelling is home to dense tropical forests, ancient monasteries and the perfect blend of Indo-Tibetan spice. Furthermore, a 180 degree panoramic view of the mountains like Kangchenjunga, Rathong, Frey, Kabru North and others.
You will be astonished by the magical sunrise, in Pelling. The illusion is so powerful you would want to pause the moment forever. How a blanketed valley flourishes with the mild rays of the sun becoming sandy golden first then slowly freezing to the whitish snow. Besides, You can explore the town, meet people of different cultures, savour delicious Tibetan and Nepalese cuisines and enjoy the scenic beauty. There are some spellbinding places that offered by the north east India tourism Pelling like Singshore Suspension Bridge, the second highest gorge bridge in Asia and the highest in Sikkim.
The city is a gateway to the seven sisters, Guwahati is the biggest city and the centre point of north east India tourism. The city is defined by the majestic river Brahmaputra, that flows might, wide and furious throughout the year here, the tourist sprawl along the curve of the river. At first sight, the city appears the engulfing in the urbanisation. However, the suburbs are touched by the rice fields which are spread into green hillocks.
Besides the Assamese cultural hub, this wonderful city is always buzzing with the pilgrims as there are many Hindu temples. At the end of the 16th century, the Vaishnavite saint Sankardeva established many monasteries here. Later British invaded this territory and brewed the largest tea industry. Post independence, what was once Assam province slowly got shaped into the Seven sisters of India. A region with immensely beautiful along with scenic beauty.
Meghalaya one of the seven sisters﹘is a state full of natural wonders from the abode of clouds to the cleanest river of India. Apart from nature’s favour, these state is amongst the best tourist places in north east India. Including Cherrapunji attracting travellers for a long time now﹘they came here to enjoy the fascinating monsoon. When the monsoon starts green forests’ grows impatiently and welcome the monsoon season. Cherrapunji and Waialeale considered the wettest spot on the planet earth having the 467.4 inches of rainfall yearly. Do not forget to pack the rain covers and umbrella with you when you plan to visit north east India.
Kohima is the capital of Nagaland, the city has fascinating ambience as it is located at the hill-top which consequently makes it cooler during the winter. The city is popular for the Hornbill Festival﹘if you’re an enthusiast then the December is the month when this festival takes place. Once it was battleground for the Axis forces and Allied forces during the World war II: stop by and pay tribute to the martyrs of Great Indian legion. Apart from sightseeing in Kohima, you can also attempt a trek with your family to Dzukou Valley, which is some 20 km away.
Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh the smallest amongst the seven sisters having 16 administrative districts, Tawang is the heavenly destination of north east India located about 2,669meters above the sea level and its colonies with mesmerising houses are a tourist attraction. For instance Tawang Monastery, Taktsang Gompa, Shonga-tser Lake, Nuranang Waterfalls, Pankang Teng Tso Lake, Bap Teng Kang Waterfall, and Jaswant Garh to keep your itinerary occupied and gives you an unforgettable vacation by north east India tourism.
You are one of the motorbike riders and already been to the highest peak Himalaya then this might be your next destination in north east India, because you can visit passes like Bumla the Indo-China border located 37 km away from Tawang and Sela Pass known to be one of the high-altitude mountain passes in the world which are motorable.
The Fastest growing mega-city of India has recently marked its top-position on the travellers list around the globe since a couple of years. It is also popular for the gateway of the internet in India after Mumbai and Chennai. Apart from the facts, Agartala is amongst the cleanest city and preferred destination in the north east of India. Here are few megastructures such as Ujjayanta Palace, Tripura Sundari Temple, Neermahal Palace, Tripura Government Museum lined for you to visit. The Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary, Rose Valley Amusement Park, Dumboor Lake and other worth visiting sites in Agartala. The place has a lapful of gems with which you will be entertained all throughout your visit.
The city of monuments and temples located in Manipur and it is surrounded by the lushy forests and sprawling grasslands. Bishnupur is considered a holy land due to the ancient temples and artefacts. Archaeological geeks can camp there for weeks just to decrypt an architectural mystery of these creations. Bishnupur has it all one can desire. Here are some of the best places you can visit during for visit in north east India Rasmancha, Jorbangla Temple, Pancha Ratna Temple, Dal Madol, Susunia Pahar, Shyam Rai Temple, Siddheshwar Temple, Radha Shyam Temple and Sridhara Temple. Apart from temple tour, you can also visit Keibul Lamjao National Park, the only floating park in the world.
Aizawl the largest city in the state sharing border with Myanmar (Burma) and Bangladesh, Aizawl has a sub-tropical climate that Invites visitors throughout the year. Mizoram, in general, is popular for the waterfalls, deep inside the woods surrounded by the flora and fauna, falling from spectacular height these waterfalls can leave anyone wordless for a moment. Besides small hillocks with winding trails leave another impact to the travellers around the world. A well-planned vacation in Aizawl can certainly be filled. One can visit sites like Durtlang Hills, Solomon’s Temple, Tamdil Lake, Burrabazar, Reiek Heritage Village, Vantawng Falls, Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary, Tomb of Vanhimailian, and Paikhai. And if you feel rejuvenation is needed then a visit to Infinite Ainawn Park will certainly make your day.
Holidays in north east India can be more fun and exciting if planned right. And with Journey Cart Holidays we plan them just right! We offer a memorable holiday that you have always dreamt of, you also have an opportunity to get a glimpse of what cultural diversity truly means in India with our exclusive tour packages that cover every aspect of a destination of your choice. We will be giving more about North East India so stay tuned with Journey cart holidays and share the stories of your travel in comments below and send us your requirements for another blog.
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By yogesh adhau |
26 Mar, 2018.
Posted In Holiday.