Comprising of the eight states – Sikkim, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Manipur, the North East of India is yet to see any extensive development which has resulted in safekeeping its natural wonders and unique culture. Let’s discover some of the gems of the region.
Pelling is a beautiful tourist destination in Sikkim offering the panoramic view of famous mountains like Kanchenjunga and Rathong. There are many monasteries here to visit along with the Sing shore suspension bridge which is the second highest gorge bridge in Asia. Gangtok, it’s capital, is also famous for the number of monasteries, temples, parks, and waterfalls present near it. One can also enjoy many adventure sports here. On the Brahmaputra River, Guwahati is the largest city of Assam. Having many important landmarks like the Kamakhya temple, Assam Zoo, and various gardens, this city is a must-visit destination. Haflong, the only hill station of the state is known for its natural sceneries. Bound by many lakes and waterfalls, one can experience a calm and quiet vacation here. Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya and is surrounded by many natural wonders and important landmarks. This modern town has a hub of activities being conducted throughout the year. Being one of the wettest places on the earth, Cherrapunji houses numerous parks and waterfalls allowing the travelers to experience a refreshing atmosphere. Mokokchung is a popular hill station in Nagaland where all the cultures, food, and people from the seven states can be found. Kohima is famous for the Hornbill festival which takes place. There are many sightseeing spots and landmarks upon the green hills of the town. One can also go for trekking in the Dzukou Valley situated near the city.