41 Most Adventurous And Beautiful Places Of North East India Which You Must Visit Before You Die
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41 Most Adventurous And Beautiful Places Of North East India Which You Must Visit Before You Die

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“The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.”  This quote stands correct for people who are blessed to born in India but have not yet explored its beauty.

North Eastern part of India which is also known as the seven sisters is connected to East India via a narrow corridor squeezed between Nepal and Bangladesh. If you love nature and greenery, visiting North East is a must for you as it has some real surprises for you. We have listed the most exciting reasons why you should plan visiting North East.

Lets start with Sikkim

1. Kangchenjunga

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Kangchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world. It is 8,586 m tall which is limited in the west by the Tamur River and in the east by the Teesta River.

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2. Teesta River

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The Teesta River is also known as the lifeline of Sikkim, flowing for almost the entire length of the state.

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3. The Red Panda

Red Panda

Red Panda found in the states of Sikkim, northern West Bengal, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh, where a majority of its population occurs.

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4. Rumtek Monastery

Rumtek

It is the largest monastery of Sikkim located at the top of the hill facing Gangtok.

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5. Beautiful Orchids

If you love flowers, you must visit Sikkim and Meghalaya which are home of beautiful orchids. Best time to visit is April-May and September-October.

Beautiful Orchids

“The scent of orchids perfumes the wings of a butterfly” – Basho

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Tripura

6. Neer Mahal

neer mahal

Neermahal is a former royal palace built by King Bir Bikram Kishore Debbarman of the erstwhile Kingdom of Tripura in the middle of the lake Rudrasagar in 1930.

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7. Unakoti Hills

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A place of worship with huge rock-cut images and stone idols of Lord Shiva. Its a prime tourist attraction of Tripura.

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8. Ujjayanta Palace

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Ujjayanta Palace is a former royal palace of the Tripura (princely state)

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9. Bamboo Forest

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You can find bridges made of bamboos and also shop beautifully crafted bamboo handicrafts and furniture.

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10. Phayre’s Leaf Monkeys

Phayre’s Leaf Monkeys

These monkeys feed on leaves hence they are named as Leaf Monkeys.

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Mizoram

11. Reiek

 Reiek village near Aizwal

Its one of the famous tourist destination for adventure travellers as its 1548 metres high and and offers view of the surrounding valleys and hills. On a clear day on can also see plains of Bangladesh from here. Its extremely peaceful and clean.

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12. Phawngpui Peaks

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phawngpui

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13. Kut Festival

Chap Char Kut Festival-Mizoram

It is celebrated in the month of March after completion of jungle-clearing (clearing of the remnants of burning).

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14. Tam Dil Lake

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If you visit this peaceful lake you can reside at Lake-side resorts which are maintained by the Tourism Department.

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15. Vantawang Fall

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It is the highest waterfall of Mizoram having a fall of 750 feets.

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Manipur

16. Singda Dam

Singda

If you are looking for a calm and delightful place, this is the best option for you. Located at 921 meter  above the sea level.

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17. Loktak Lake

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Loktak Lake is also known as floating lake in the world due to the floating phumdis on it and is the largest freshwater lake in North -East India. Just imagine how would this place look like at 5 a.m in the morning. WoW!!!

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18. Sangai Deer

SANGAI DEER

They are also known as dancing deer’s, a deer awaiting and looking at you always.

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19. War cemeteries

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It has 1600 soldiers cemeteries of British soldiers who lost their lives in the Second World war while fighting agaisnt Japanese forces in Manipur. The cemetery is maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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20. Shree Govindaji Temple

shree govindaji temple

The temple is devoted to Lord Krishna. It has simple in design with gold domes, a paved court and a large, raised congregation hall.

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21. Dzukou Valley

Nagaland

Its also known for its seasonal flowers which adds to the beauty of this place. It is located in the border of Manipur and Nagaland.

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Nagaland

22. Mon

Mon nagaland

Mon is the most ethnic destinations of Nagaland and home of Konyak Nagas with tattooed faces.

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23. Blyth’s Bird

Satyr-Tragopan

These colorful birds are worth watching for hours. A pure beauty of nature’s creation.

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24. Touphema Tourist Village

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Touphema-village

It offers you an exceptional view of traditional Naga lifestyle in the lap of nature.

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25. Mokokchung

Mokokchung

You can explore exhibits of Ao Naga tribe swords, shield, shawl, clothing and traditional jewelry here.

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26. The Great Indian Hornbill

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The Great Indian Hornbill is one of the larger members of the hornbill family. The have an impressive size and color.

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Meghalaya

27.  Dawki

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Boats on the crystal clear river Dawki

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28. Umiam Lake

Umiam Lake

Umiam Lake is popular for water sport and adventure facilities for kayaking, water cycling, scooting and boating. Its also known for its beautiful view of sunset.

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29. Mawsmai Caves

Mawsmai caves

This area (Cherapunji) get heavy rainfall therefore leading to creation of various caves which is a must visit for people looking for adventure.

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30. Nohkalikai Falls

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Nohkalikai-Falls-1Nohkalikai Falls

Nohkalikai Falls is 335 meter high. A plunge pool with unusual green colored water is formed at the ground where this water falls.

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31. Living Root Bridges

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Cherrapunjee

These natural bridges are located in cherapunji. Its a good sigh to see nature creating way for humans.

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32. Nokrek National Park

the red panda

You can find good population of Red panda, Asian elephants, Pig-tailed macaque and Hoolocks also an important bird area in West Garo Hills.

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ASSAM

33.  Tea Gardens

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Assam is the largest tea producing state in India. Upper Assam has majority of its area covered with tea gardens which looks like a green carpet when viewed while flying over it by aircraft.

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34. Bihu festival

bihu assam

Their are three types of Bihu festivals celebrated in the months of Bohaag (Baisakh, the middle of April), Maagh (the middle of January), and Kaati (Kartik, the middle of October). If you are around during this period you got to watch and enjoy the music and traditions dance which reflects rich culture of Assam.

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35. Kamakhya Temple

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The Kamakhya Temple is one of the oldest of the 51 Shakti Pithas, dedicated to the mother goddess Kamakhya.  It is situated on the Nilachal Hill in Guwahati.

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36. Majuli River Island

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Majuli is the largest island of Asia is situated in the midst of river Brahmaputra, is the centre of Vishnava culture. You can reach here only by ferries from the City of Jorhat.

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37. One Horned Rhinoceros

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More than 3,000 one horned rhinos live in the wild. Out of which 2,544 of were found in India’s Assam alone in 2014. (fact source: wikipedia.org)

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38. Kaziranga National Park

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Kaziranga national park

Kaziranga National Park is located in Golaghat and Nagaon districts in Assam. If you are fond of wild life this is one of the best place for you to be and take a safari on the Jeep or Elephant. November to April is the best time to visit Kaziranga national park.

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Aurnachal Pradesh

39. Tawang Monastery

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Tawang Monastery is the largest monastery in India. It is situated at an elevation of 3300 meter in Tawang Town.

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40. Sela Pass

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It has an elevation of 4170 m (13,700 ft) and connects the Buddhist city of Tawang Town toTezpur and Guwahati. During winter days the temperature here reaches upto -10 degree Celsius

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41. Gorichen Peak

Mago Thingbu Gorichen

 

Gorichen peak

Gorichen peak is located in Tawang district at an elevation of 22,500 feet. Its covered by snow 12 months in a year because of which its also known as White Giant.

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This concludes our list of 41 beautiful places in North East India which you must visit.

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