Explore the Unexplored in North East India
Are you looking for an experience to last a lifetime? Great holidays are turned into great memories when you are amazed by breath-taking views, meet amazing people & gorge on yummy local cuisine. One such region in India is the land of Seven Sisters along with Sikkim, offering a never-ending list of list of tourist places in north east India tourist places in north east India.
Here are our recommendations for guaranteed magical memories…
1. Krang Shuri Falls: Apart from the popular spots like Dawki, Umium Lake, Mawlynnong village, Cherrapunjee and Shillong, Meghalaya has hidden gems of pristine beauty.
Near the sleepy town of Amlarem, which is about 84 Kms from Shillong, lies yet not crowded Krang Shuri Falls. Blessed with a natural pool with crystal clear waters, lined with well-paved footpaths and viewpoints, this place is a must visit for the ones looking for unexplored destinations. The drive to Krang Shuri is a visual treat, so go there once not just for the water fall, but the drive too.
2. Living Roots Bridge: Step into the land of Frodo & Gandalf, when you visit the “Living Roots Bridges” of Meghalaya. These ingenious bridges were made by the Khasi tribes, by growing roots of the rubber trees into patterns of bridges to cross the local rivers & streams. These structures grow stronger with time, requiring almost no maintenance.
3. Unakoti Rock Carvings: Get mesmerized by astonishing craftsmanship wrapped in mystery at the Unakoti Rock Carvings, 178 km away from Agartala in Tripura. Unakoti means one less than a crore, so 999,999,99 carvings of Hindu deities like Shiva are said to be spread across the area. The origin of these carvings is yet to be fully understood by archaeologists. Hidden in a maze of hills, Unakoti is an offbeat destination and definitely one of the best places to visit in north east India.
4. Dzukou Valley: A wonderland for hikers, Dzukou Valley spread across Nagaland & Manipur is a vast carpet of endemic orchids, flowers and numerous species of exotic butterflies & birds. The colours change with seasons, making one come back again & again to explore this paradise completely.
5.Yumthnag Valley: The brother to the Seven Sisters of North East, Sikkim is full of destinations rich in scenic beauty. One such location with breathtaking beauty is the Yumthnag Valley of Flowers. Home to over 40 endemic species of Rhododendrons, the valley is famous for hot water springs. A photographer’s dream destination, even amateurs can click stunning pictures, no filters will be needed when you post those on Instagram.
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary is also located in Yumthang valley, dedicated to the preservation of Rhododendrons. You can customize our “Gangtok Weekend Tour” from our North East India tour packages for a visit. The best time to be here is from April to July, when most of the flowers bloom, making the Yumthang Valley a riot of colors.
Go ahead… next holiday, start exploring!