So finally the summer season is again knocking at the door and you all must be bothering for the best place to spend your vacation with friends or family. There is no other place better than a hill station to be visited during the summer season and to escape yourself away from the scorching heat and the bustling city life. This time my article enlists the beauty of North East India where one can venture for a perfect summer holiday vacation. I am sure enough that after knowing about these wonders places you will certainly plan a holiday trip to North East India. Some of the northeastern destinations are known for their adventurous trails whereas some are known for providing a fun platform to your family or whosoever accompanies you on the trip.
List of 10 Places to Visit in Northeast India
1. Pelling, Sikkim
A perfect destination to spend time with your family and your loved ones and to collect some memorable moments of our life. This beautiful hill town welcomes its tourist with the panoramic views of the imposing mountains like Rathong, Kabru North, Frey, Kangchenjunga, and many others in the list. On your tour to this beautiful city, you will get to know the different cultures, and religions, and can also taste the delicacies of Tibet as well as Nepal and also the scenic splendor of the region. It can be one of the best-chosen tourist destinations in Sikkim.
2. Guwahati, Assam
Reckoned as the gateway to the splendid seven sisters and also the largest northeastern city in India, Guwahati is a city which is always busy in celebrations of festivals and is a wonderful place to learn the multiple cultures of the state. It will certainly be going to be an amazing place to do get together with your family and friends as it is home to numerous architectural wonders and the notable places including Assam State Zoo, Kamakhya Temple, Regional Science Centre, and Accoland.
3. Shillong, Meghalaya
A mesmerizing and awe-inspiring town which is adorned with the picturesque landscapes and hillocks has been emerging out as a modern town which is famous for celebrating music festivals and cultural events all throughout the year. Go for shopping and buy some northeastern ethnics, enjoy the boat ride on the Wards Lake, and walking along the narrow lanes of the city plaza gives you some rejuvenating experiences. You can also explore Elephant Falls, Shillong Peak, Laitlum Canyons, Don Bosco Center to witness the indigenous cultures and many more places in the list to gather some really wonderful memories to frame.
4. Cherrapunji, Meghalaya
Known as the wettest planet on the earth, Cherrapunjee is believed to be the only place in India which receives rainfall throughout the year and is also popular for the famous Seven Sister’s falls. You will not be bored for a single moment as the city houses a number of breathtaking sights which accompanies you during the entire journey. Double Decker Living Root Bridge, Mawsmai Cave, Dainthlen Falls, Nohkalikai Falls, Mawkdok Dympep Valley, and Nohsngithiang Falls are some of the most happening and notable sightseeing destinations in Cherrapunjee which really provides you with a super rejuvenating experience not only to you but also to your companions.
5. Mokokchung, Nagaland
Although the city is situated very far away in the North eastern paradise this far away distance never turns or results in a hurdle your way. You will find a beautiful blend of culture, people, food, etc. This beautiful and charming hill station is tucked at a high elevation on the top of a hill and is quite popular among tourists for serving various northeastern cuisines. There is a number of small villages and sites which make your day a really special one. Ungma Village, Longkhum Village, Langpangkong Caves, etc. are the popular sites within reach from Mokokchung.
6. Kohima, Nagaland
The cool weather and the pleasing ambiance is the key feature and the inviting elements of this capital city of Nagaland. Also, if you are planning to visit this beautiful city then do plan your trip in the month of December so that you can also take part in the auspicious occasion of Hornbill. Sightseeing is not the only thing which adds this city in the list of famous places in North India, it is also known for offering the trekking trail to the adventure enthusiasts at the Dzukou Valley. Enjoy spending time in the region studded with the green blanket everywhere.
7. Majuli, Assam
Known for its various unexplored and unique sites, Majuli in Assam is believed to be the first island district in India. Also popular and called as the hidden gem in the state, Majuli is a beautiful admiring river island which can easily be accessed via a ferry ride from Jorhat.
Get the unusual and the enthralling experience of the boat ride in the Brahmaputra River and also explore some wonderful tourist destinations like Amruteshwar Temple, Samaguri Satra, Bangal Pukhuri, Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya etc. There is a sad part of this island that the size has been reduced to 420 sq. km which was earlier around 1200 sq. km.
9. Agartala, Tripura
From last a couple of years, the city has been emerging out as a popular tourist destination in North East India. Agartala, the second-largest North-Eastern city is developing very rapidly and comes third in the list of international internet gateway after Chennai and Mumbai. Besides being popular for its architectural wonders the city is also known for its greenery and cleanliness. Tripura Government Museum, Tripura Sundari Temple, Ujjayanta Palace, Neermahal Palace etc. are some of the fantastic architectural wonders in the city.
9. Bishnupur, Manipur
A city in Manipur is famous as a home to several ancient and wonderful temples in Northeast India. Bishnupur, a cultural and a religious city studded with myriads of terracotta temples in the dome-shaped structure is located almost 29 k away from the capital city of Manipur.
This vibrant city is famous for its festival celebrations so try visiting this place in the months of February or March so that you can participate in the Yaoshang Festival. Keibul Lamjao National Park, Vishnu Temple, Sendra Island, and Loktak Lake are other places to explore in the city.
10. Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
Known as the smallest district among 16 administrative districts in the state, Tawang is called a paradise on the earth. Located at an elevation of 2669 meters above the sea level, this exotic land is famous for its various Buddhist Monasteries, waterfalls, and placid lakes.
It is also known for its passes like the Bumla Pass which is located on the Indo-China border and around 37 km away from the Tawang district.