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Tourist Places in North East India

North east is all rugged beauty, serene soft flowing Brahmaputra, one-horned rhinos of Kaziranaga, the vast tea estates of Dibrugarh , largest riverine island, Majuli in Jorhat, tribal culture of Nagaland, mountain ridges of Mizoram, and eternal beauty of Shillong and Sikkim.

Tourist Destinations in North East India

Assam with its capital Guwahati is considered the gateway to the seven sisters of the North East. The state is known for its rich cultural heritage and natural beauty. Tourist Places in Assam never fail to capture the hearts of tourists. 

From natural beauty to man-made attractions, there is a lot more to enjoy and experience in this part of India. On your visit to Assam explore the wilderness at Kaziranga National Park in Assam, which is home to endangered one-horned rhinoceros. Majuli-the world’s largest riverine island is a birdwatcher’s paradise in Assam. 

The trip of Assam is incomplete without a visit to Digboi Oil Refinery, Asia’s first oil refinery. It is the place where one can have a glimpse of the initial phase of oil extraction in India. 

Visit Digboi Centenary Museum that gives you an insight into the history of the town. Some of the most famous tourist places are Kamakhya Temple, Brahmaputra River Cruise, Guwahati Planetarium, Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Navagraha Temple, Diphu which are worth a visit in Assam.

Arunachal Pradesh is another a fascinating destination of North Esat. There are several wonderful destinations in this state of India. Arunachal Pradesh shares international borders with Bhutan and China and lies close to the disputed McMahon Line. 

Also called as the 'Land of Rising Sun' there is so much to enjoy and explore in Arunachal Pradesh. This small state is home to  number of Buddhist monasteries including Tawang Monastery, Bomdila Monastery, Anni Gompa Monastery to name few. 

On your trip to Arunachal Pradesh do no forgot to visit Tawang War Memorial which was once the scene of Indo China War of 1962. The Memorial maintained by the Indian Army is built in memory of Indian soldiers who laid down their lives in the 1962 Indo-Sino War. 

Famous for Loktak Lake and Keibul Lamjao National Park which is the world’s only floating national park, Manipur is famous for its magical beauty and bewildering diversity. From picturesque landscapes to exotic wildlife, floating islands, Manipur never fails to overwhelm wanderers with its beauty and tranquility. 

Also referred to as the ‘Switzerland of India’ Manipur has all to catch the imagination of tourists visiting the state. It is home to the endangered Manipuri Sangai deer.

Loktak LakeKeibul Lamjao National Park, Sadu Chiru waterfall, RKCS Art Gallery And Museum, Thalon Cave,  Nillai Tea Estate,  Matai Garden,  Khangkhui Cave, are some of the major attractions of the state.  

Mizoram is one of the best North East destinations that endow visitors with tremendous scenic beauty and virgin landscapes. The state derives its name from "Mizo", the name of the native inhabitants, and is abundant with the scenic combination of mountains, valleys, and meadows. 

Be it the panoramic views of the lush green hillocks of Phawngpui Hills or the cascading Vantawang waterfalls, all these and others provide a refreshing retreat to this part of India.  

Trekking tours to Phawngpui, Lengteng or Mawmrang is yet another delight for the travelers. It takes you to some of the offbeat destinations of Meghalaya.  Palak Lake, Thenzawl, Memorial of Chhingpui are other famous tourist destinations in Mizoram.

The place owing to dewy landscapes, lush green valleys, and giant hill locks will surely win your heart.  Dotted by five mountain ranges—Boromura, Atharamura, Longtharai, Shakhan and Jampui Hills, it is blessed with a beauty which you can witness through its water bodies, palaces, forest, and wildlife. 

The third-smallest state in the country, Tripura has a rich past, which is evident from the historic monuments and palaces found here. Witness the rich wildlife of Tripura by visiting Gumti Wildlife Sanctuary, Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary, Rowa Wildlife Sanctuary and Sepahijala Sanctuary. 

Tripura has a number of interesting tourist attractions to visit and enjoy. In Agartala, the capital of Tripura there is a lot to explore.  Ujjayanta Palace, Kunjaban Palace, Neermahal Palace are some famous historical places to visit in Agartala. 

Dharmanagar another important city in Tripura is famous for Kalibari Temple. Roa Wildlife Sanctuary, Aflong, Jampui Hills are other attractions of the town. Udaipur near Agartala is famous for its lavish temples. Lying on the banks of Gomati river it is home to numerous temples and monuments.

Bhubaneshwari Temple, Nazrul Granthagar, Tripura Sundari Temple, Gunabati Group of Temples, Kalyan Sagar are some of the major attractions of the city. 

Ambassa is yet another site of historical importance and has breathtaking landscapes. Kamalasagar Kali Temple, Pilak, Kamaleshwari Mandir, Dumboor Lake, are main attractions of the town.

Meghalaya, the abode of clouds, is also one of the wonderful places of North-East India. This state is richly endowed with natural attractions which include peaks, caves, waterfalls, lakes and ancient living root bridges. 

It offers a variety of sights, activities, food, and festivals to the tourists. There are lot more things to do in Meghalaya. Visit Cherrapunjee, Shillong Peak, Umiam Lake, Ward's Lake, Elephant Falls & Shillong Peak to witness the beauty of the abode of clouds. 

Khasi Hills and Garo Hills offers many adventure tourism opportunities in the form of mountaineering, rock climbing, trekking, and hiking. Visit popular waterfalls like Elephant Falls, Shadthum Falls, Nohkalikai Falls, Langshiang Falls and Sweet Falls to experience the panorama of nature. , l

Nongkhnum Island is among few places of Meghalaya to enjoy beautiful rivers making their way through rugged terrains. The wealth of Meghalaya can also be discovered by visiting a number of natural limestone and sandstone caves.  

Krem Liat Prah and Synrang Pamiang in the Jaintia Hills are highly popular among the tourists.  Deep in the dense tropical forest of Meghalaya, you can find living root bridges. 

These bridges can be seen around Cherrapunji, Nongtalang, Kudeng Rim and Kudeng Thymmai villages. Meghalaya will surely charm you with its serenity and simplicity and is a perfect destination to spend valuable time with nature.

Located in the Lower Himalayas, Sikkim is a paradise for the tourists. Embraced by sheer natural beauty, this northeastern state offers breathtaking views of the mighty Kanchenjunga. 

This lovely little Himalayan Kingdom is home to number of Buddhists temples and monasteries. Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, lies in the lap of mountain ranges and is a major tourist destination. About 5,500 feet in altitude and remains sheathed in clouds at times. 

Darjeeling - Kanchenjunga Trek, Singalila Ridge & Goecha La Trek, Varsey Trek, Yuksom To Dzongri & The Goecha La are some of the ultimate destinations for trekking. Mystical monasteries like Enchey Monastery, Rumtek Monastery, Melli Monastery depicts the culture and value of the Buddhism in the state and the Himalayan region. 

Tsomgo Lake, Baba Mandir, Nathula Pass, Zero Point, Ganesh tok, Gurudongmar Lake, Hanuman tok, Banjhakri falls are other famous destinations of Sikkim.

Captivating natural beauty combined with a rich cultural heritage is what you can find in the northeastern state of Nagaland. Famous for  Hornbill Festival this fascinating land of North East India attracts tourists from across the world. 

Kohima is the state capital while Dimapur is the largest city of Nagaland. Holidaying here can be a fun as it gives you an opportunity to explore this part of North East India. Rangapahar Reserve Forest / Zoological Park, Green Park, Kohima War Cemetery, Kohima State Museum, Veda Peak, Doyang River, Japfu Peak, Intangki Wildlife Sanctuary, Intangki Wildlife Sanctuary, Mt. Pauna Tourist Village etc. are some of the major attractions & sightseeing places in Nagaland. 

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