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Tourist Places in North East India


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Tourist Places in North East India

If you wish to experience raw, unexplored beauty of Nature then a visit to the North East India is a must. 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. Dotting the beautiful landscape, the wildlife sanctuaries, scenic beauty of Brahmaputra and culture, it is home to people belonging to various cultures and races. The land is home to various crafts as well. 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. Arunachal Pradesh is also perfect for the adventure-packed trip as here you can find many places for rafting, angling, and trekking. 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. Arunachal Pradesh is also known for eco-tourism and offers travelers an escape into the unexplored mountains and valleys. Namdapha National Park, Nuranang Falls, Mouling National Park are some of the other famous tourist destinations in Arunachal Pradesh.

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. The state is rich in flora and fauna. 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.  A perfect blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, Manipur is rich in every sense, be it in the beauty of nature or the culture of the land.

Mizoram is one of the best North East destinations that endow visitors with tremendous scenic beauty and virgin landscapes. You will definitely fall in love with the place. 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. The place is perfect for rejuvenating holiday trip and welcomes tourist all the year round. Picturesque locations of Mizoram are not just is a visual delight but also provide great subject for shutterbugs. 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.

Tripura is a land for nature lovers. 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. , lavish blossoms and beautiful rivers making their way through rugged terrains. 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.  Spread over the entire, some of these are longest and deepest caves in the sub-continent. 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. Crafted by the local Khasi tribes, these astonishing man-made natural wonders are made from the roots of rubber trees planted on opposite banks of the river or hill slopes.  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. The lush green valleys and dazzling rivers attract the nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts from all over the world. Embraced by sheer natural beauty, this northeastern state offers breathtaking views of the mighty Kanchenjunga. Surrounded by snow-clad ranges, gushing lakes, waterfalls, and picturesque valleys, Sikkim is a spectacular delight and offers a plethora of varied and unique holiday opportunities. 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. A trip to Sikkim will remain incomplete without undertaking to mountain trekking. 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. A melting pot of different tribal culture, it gives a great opportunity to discover this lesser-explored region of the country and learn about its indigenous tribes. The land of Naga people is blessed with marvelous natural beauty. Here, you will find blue mountains, dense forests, scenic valleys and a pleasant climate. Cascading waterfalls, deep caves, breathtaking wildlife, marvelous monuments and alluring handicrafts are the additional attraction of the land. 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. These sites will surely adorn your holidays with unforgettable memories.


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