The North East India is known for its breathtaking hill stations, unique culture, mesmerising lakes & waterfalls. If you think the North east is all about – Darjeeling, Gangtok, Tawang valley & Shillong, then you are surely mistaken. This land of mesmerising beauty has a lot more experience, a lot more to discover & fall in love with !
Here are the 5 lesser known places to visit in North East India !
A beautiful little town located in Assam is one of the coolest places to visit in North East. A splendid view of the magnificent Kanchenjunga on the journey is as amazing as the destination. One of India’s oldest monastery – Pemayangtse Monastery, is located near by and should definitely be visited when in Pelling. A trek to the monastery is definitely recommended. This beautiful little place is definitely the right place to cut-off from the fast city life & relax in nature’s bounty.
A little town is Meghalaya, “ Dawki” is one filled with beauty and adventure. Located in Jaintia hills, on the banks of the mesmerising green waters of the Dawki river, this place is a unique beauty. You can spend your days exploring the caves of limestone deposits or boating in the river or enjoying the amazing scenery ! This place is absolutely gorgeous.
Majuli Island are India’s largest river island & definitely one of the most unique places to visit on your trip to the north east. The river islands are a must visit for the spiritual, the adventures & the nature lovers. A ferry ride to the island will be great fun as well. The unique flora & fauna is totally amazing as well !
If you are looking for a place to relax & unwind – a place away from the hustle & bustle of the city life, then this is where you need to be at ! Ziro Valley will offer some of the most amazing landscape – be it the beautiful paddy fields or the narrow water streams or the cultural beauty of the local tribes here. Staying at homestays is also another great way to experience this place.
Dzouka Valley, Nagaland
Tiny hillocks covered with an expanse of greenery, this place is so picture perfect ! The natural beauty & greenery of this place will surely take your breath away. It is nothing but heaven for trekkers, campers & the nature lovers. This place is definitely one of the best summer getaways in India.