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Best Places To Visit In North East India


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Top five places to visit in North East India. The virgin contiguous Seven Sister States – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim are truly one of the best India travel experiences.

The 7 sister states along with 1 brother state or the North East Indian states are still yet to explore and un-touch indeed a slice of paradise unexplored. These states are blessed with lush green forest, majestic mountain ranges and hills.

Here are the Top five place to visit in North East India with it’s Beautiful Places still yet to be explore.

1.Majuli Island Assam

Top five place to visit in North East India-majuli island assamMajuli or Majoli is a large river island in the Brahmaputra River, Assam, India. Majuli is the largest river island in the world Majuli is located nearly 20kms away from Jorhat airport. UNESCO has declared Majuli as a world natural heritage. North east India has many hidden treasures and Majuli is one of them for sure. This river island is Popular for various reasons. Hundreds of migratory birds, various types of flora and fauna, culture, festivals and many other things make Majuli an interesting place to visit.

2.Loktak Lake and Dzuko valley – Manipur

Loktak Lake, the largest freshwater lake in North -East India, also called the only Floating lake in the world due to the floating phumdis on it, is located near Moirang in Manipur state, India. The best view of Loktak Lake can be had from a small hill top. From here one can see the lake and the hills beyond them too. In the crimson evening haze the lake water glistened and a canoe kept appearing and disappearing on the vast plain of the lake

The Dzükou Valley is a valley located at the border of the Indian states of Manipur and Nagaland. This valley is well known for its natural beauty, seasonal flowers and the overall flora and fauna A beautiful and rare species of lily, found only in the Dzuko valley. Dzuko valley is well-hidden among the high mountain ranges on the Manipur-Nagaland border. The endemic Dzukou lily was first identified, in the Dzukou valley, by Hijam Bikramjit of the Life Sciences Department, Manipur University, in the summer of 1991.

5. Cherrapunji and Dawki – Meghalaya


Meghalaya is a state in north-east India. The name means “the abode of clouds” in Sanskrit Travelling from Shillong to the International trade route border town of Dawki is a splendid drive of 95 kilometres passing through deep gorges and ravines, which is certainly a thrilling experience. On approaching Dawki is the Umngot river, the venue of the annual boat race held during March – April at Umsyiem. The Umngot river is the natural boundary between Ri Pnar or Jaintia Hills with Hima Khyrim of Khasi hills over which is a single span suspension bridge was constructed. This is the gateway to Bangladesh where major export and import transactions take place.

Dawki is the beautiful town in Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya and a road border crossings between India and Bangladesh. The freely flowing Dawki or Umngot river in Shillong offers one of the most beautiful view of the city and the venue of the annual boat race held in March. The Umngot river also has a bridge known as Dawki Bridge, a suspension bridge over the river build by Britishers.

Cherrapunji, is in the East Khasi Hills district in the Indian state of Meghalaya. It is credited as being the wettest place on Earth. However, nearby Mawsynram currently holds that record Cherrapunji is perhaps the only place in India, which has just one season: the monsoon. The rainfall varies from heavy to medium to light, but there is no month without rain. Another surprising fact about Cherrapunji is that it rains mostly at night. Day-to-day activity is not really disrupted by the rain.

5. Mechuka – Arunachal Pradesh

Mechuka also known as Menchukha is a small town in the Mechuka Valley in West Siang District of Arunachal Pradesh, India. During winters, one can get great views of the snow-clad mountains and snow fall. Mechuka Lake- It is a natural lake situated at high altitude with scenic surroundings. One of the oldest Buddhist monasteries of Arunachal Pradesh named Samtem Yongcha of the Mahayana sect is situated here atop a hill top overlooking the valley.

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