Say hello to the hidden paradise, the North East of India!
The breath taking epitome of beautiful nature will end up making you feeling proud that it exists in India.
Here are some selective places which can turn out to be a life-changing experience
Experience a leisure evening under the illuminating crystal clear sky.
The mesmerizing star clusters will tempt you to grab a camera for some milky way shots.
If you are ready to go for it, these places below can be one of your destinations…
Sikkim– Thangsing, Lachung and katao
Shillong– Shillong view point
Manipur– Lairouching village
You can’t miss out trekking here
North East is an ideal place for nature explorers and adventurers.
⦁ Kanchenjunga: Who hasn’t heard of “Kanchenjunga“, the third highest mountain in the world. This mountain range of the great Himalayas partially lies in Sikkim and Nepal and encompasses 16 peaks over 7,000 m (23,000 ft).
Truly an adventure for daredevil trekkers.
⦁ Jaintia Hills: How about spelunking in the longest natural cave of India? Jaintia hills consists of a number of shallow and long caves out of which “Krem Liat Prah” is one of the known longest caves. These hills in the Meghalaya are filled with limestone deposits.
No adventure lover would let this go off.
⦁ Unakoti Hills: Unakoti(1 less than a crore) is a place of archeological wonder that hosts a shaiva pilgrimage site in Tripura. Unakoti consists of huge rock-cut Sculptures of lord Shiva and several murals where the history of how they were made is still a mystery.
It is surrounded by the deltaic Bangladesh and is also known as “the Queen of Hills“.
⦁ Dzukou Valley: Popularly known as “Valley of Flowers of the North East“, Dzukou Valley is located at the border of Nagaland and Manipur. This place is a perfect destination to get lost in the blissful serpentine streams, undulating emerald green hills covered with exotic flora like with lilies, aconitum, euphorbia and multi-coloured rhododendrons.
Dzukou valley is well known for its seasonal flowers and fauna.
Incredibly Magnificent Lakes
⦁ Dawki: Welcome to the India-Bangladesh Open Border, lake Dawki. Oh my God! This is not lesser than a fairyland. Dawki is an emerald coloured lake with water spotlessly so clear that a floating boat on it seems like flying.
The image of this levitating boat is enough to awestruck.
⦁ Gurudongmar Lake: Known as one of the highest lakes in the world, this insanely beautiful lake is located in the North Sikkim close to Indo-Tiet order. It is located at an altitude of 17,100 ft and is just 5kms away from the chinese border. This lake freezes during the winters except at one spot, where the locals believe that its holy water is supposed to miraculously bless childless couples with kids.
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Explore the Unexplored
⦁ Shops with No shopkeepers: Yes you heard it right. “Nghah lou dawr shop” which means shops without attendants. Enduring a symbol of honesty and mutual trust, the people of Mizoram with strong ethics follow this distinctive way of buying and selling. The shops display an array of vegetables, fruits and many more along with their respective rate cards. The customers deposit money in the money bag for the things they purchase and also they can pick up the change due to them from the same bag. This is the best example of honesty one can ever see.
⦁ The cleanest village in Asia: Cleanliness is next to Godliness! The people of Mawlynnong village in Meghalaya have made it a paradise. Mawlynnong is referred to as “God’s Own Garden” and it has won the acclaim of being the cleanest village in Asia in 2003. They have put efforts on making use of every possible thing from the raw nature in order to beautify their place which makes it truly worth visiting.
⦁ Living Root Bridges: Meghalaya comprises of skillful architects of nature, the Khasi and the Jaintia tribes who will astonish you with what they have handmade from aerial roots of Rubber Trees, The Living Root Bridges! An amazing natural wonder. This is a continuous process that goes on as the roots decay and get destroyed during monsoon. Hence it takes approximately 15 years for a new root bridge to become strong enough to bear human weight. Tribute to the architect’s hard work.
⦁ The Kaziranga National Park: Covering an area of 2/3rd of the world’s total population, The Kaziranga National Park of Assam is famous for the endangered one-horned rhinoceros. This place is a home to highest density of Tigers especially The Royal Bengal Tiger, wild Asiatic water buffalo, swamp deer, wild elephants, sambar and other variety of mammals as well as plenty of flora and over 250 species of avifauna. Kaziranga was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its distinctive natural environment.
⦁ Majuli Island: The World’s largest freshwater island is located in the mighty Brahmaputra River in Assam being the 1st island district of India. The mesmerizing glimpses of Majuli is an abode to many migratory birds.
⦁ India’s First Green Village: Khonoma is a village of 3000 people in Nagaland which is India’s first Green Village consisting of scenic views and picturesque landscape for the tourists. This village mainly earns from Eco-tourism.
An ideal destination to dive in the serenity of greens.
A plethora of wonders is awaiting you in the North East! Let’s go!