10 Beautiful Places in North East India!!
North East India is always one of the favorite destination for travelers. Surrounded by Untouched Nature, Lakes, Waterfalls, Snow Caped Mountains, Serene Views; North East India has everything what a person can love about. These are the some of the beautiful places in North East India that you should be in your priority list.
Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh
Ziro, located around 1500m above sea level, is the oldest town in Arunachal Pradesh. Ziro Valley is surrounded by lush green forest, rivulets and elevated patches and is famous for its paddy and pisciculture cultivation. Best time to visit Ziro valley is during the festivals celebrated by members of the Apatani tribe.
Cherrapunjee is known for the Highest Rainfall in the world. Cherrapunjee, also known as Sohra, is famous for several fascinating caves with unique geographical features. The main attractions are the mysterious caves like Mawmluh Cave, Mawsmai Cave and The Lawshynna Cave, Dain-Thlen Falls, Noh-Kalikai Falls and Mawkdok Dympep Valley View.
Shillong, located at an altitude of 1,491m above sea level, is a repository of culture and natural beauty. Some of the attractions here are Lady Hydari Park, Ward's Lake, Cathedral Catholic Church, scenic waterfalls like Elephant Falls, Spread Eagle Falls, etc. One of the greatest attractions here is the Golf Course. Set at an altitude of 5,200ft, it's covered with thick groves of pine and rhododendron trees.
Jampui Hill, Tripura
Jampui Hill is the highest Hill range in Tripura and famous for the serene landscape. The highest peak of Tripura, known as "Betlingchhip", lies in this hill range. It offers wonderful views of the Mizoram, Chittagong hill tracts and other hill ranges of Tripura. Different Seasons gives different charm; during winter season, sky becomes orange and during rainy season, sky becomes fully covered by clouds.
Tsomgo Lake, Sikkim
Tsomgo Lake is one of the mesmerizing and fascinating lake in India. Located at an altitude of 12,400ft, the lake is renowned for its legendary beauty, derives its water from the snowy mountains surrounding the lake. According to the several myths, this lake is sacred for sikkimese people because holds a special significance for the Jhakris of Sikkim, who assemble here annually on Guru Purnima.
Dzouku Valley, Nagaland
Dzouku Valley is truly a natural paradise. Located at the border of Nagaland and Manipur, What makes it a popular travel destination in North East India are its vast meadows carpeted with colorful dancing flowers, happily flowing streams, dense forests and quaint valleys. It's also known as the "valley of flowers of the North East".
Kaziranga National Park, Assam
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it boasts two-thirds of the world's Great one-horned rhinoceros. Any visit to North East India is incomplete without visiting Kaziranga National Park. This place also has the highest density of tigers in the world and was declared as a Tiger Reserve in 2006. Besides, it contains significant breeding population of 35 mammalian species, besides being home to two of the largest snakes in the world – Reticulated Python and Rock Python.
Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
Tawang is one of the most popular tourist places in North East India. Located at an altitude of 3,500m above sea level, it allures visitors with places of outstanding beauty like Tawang chu River, Tawang Valley etc. This place holds the annual "Losar" and "Torgya" festivals. These festivals are celebrated on the premises of Tawang Monastery. Besides these, there are several glacial lakes here like Banggachang Lake and Sangetser Lake, among others.
Pelling offers splendid views of the Kanchenjunga and the surrounding ranges as well. One of the attractions here is Pemayangste monastery, less than a kilometer from Pelling. However, this place really comes alive during the annually held Khangchendzonga Festival, which witnesses fun events like white water rafting, promotional trekking, kayaking, flower exhibitions, traditional crafts and cultural folk dances.
Bomdila, Arunachal Pradesh
Bomdila is one of the leading tourist destinations of Arunachal Pradesh after Ziro Valley. Bomdila Monastery is a particular attraction here, with the Temple of Buddha inside it attracting tourists in large numbers. This area is also famous for its apple orchards. Bomdila View Point, the highest in the state, offers amazing views of the surrounding landscape.
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