Best Places to Visit in North East India

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India is visited by thousands of tourists annually. Destination visitors in India are quite familiar with the places like Delhi and Taj Mahal. However, there are some other places that can also be visited in India in spite of the fact that the places are more remote and hidden.

One very important part of India that remains unexplored is the Northeast. Here are some of the best places to visit in North East India.

Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Assam. The park accommodates animals like buffaloes, elephants and monkeys and even various species of birds. The tigers and the one-horned rhinoceroses are the most fascinating and they are the highlight of this park.

Majuli

Majuli Island is another ideal destination in North East India. It is the biggest inhabited river island in the world and is located in Assam. The unique traditions and culture found at this island amazes every tourist. The people living on this island possess endless plantations of rice paddies, weaving products and perfect pottery.

Umiam Lake

Umiam Lake is an artificial lake found in the serene hills found in Meghalaya. Thousands of tourists visit this beautiful lake because it renders different water recreational facilities and sports like boating, cycling and kayaking.

Tawang Monastery

Tawang Monastery is the largest monastery in India and it is one place in northeast India, which should not be missed by tourists. The monastery is located in Arunachal Pradesh, the remotest frontier of India. The monastery possesses a library having a collection of manuscripts, books and scriptures.

Cherrapunji

Cherrapunji is popularly called Sohra and it is the rainiest and wettest place in the world located in Meghalaya. Cherrapunji is a town located on top of a plateau which overlooks Bangladesh and its surrounding area is filled with a forest.

Kyongnosla, Sikkim

Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary in Sikkim is basically a wildlife sanctuary wealthy in flora and fauna. The sanctuary also possesses endangered and rare species of red panda and orchids.

Mechuka, Arunachal Pradesh

Mechuka in Arunachal Pradesh is a very small town and it serves as home to the Memba tribe. This town is a very famous tourist attraction in Arunachal Pradesh because of its gentle hills, exotic tribes, snow-capped mountains, River Siyom and its scenic beauty.

Dawki, Meghalaya

Dawki is a very beautiful town in the Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya and it is also a road border that crosses Bangladesh and India. The Umngot or Dawki River in Shillong renders the most beautiful sight of this city and it also serves as a venue for the boat race held annually in summer.