The diverse, far-flung and incognito tribal lands and offbeat places to visit in North East India are home to some of the most stunning unexplored scenery, intriguing tribal people and rare wildlife in India. North East India is one of the most assorted regions in the world in all the aspects and boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in India.
There is the surfeit of places to visit in North East India; from the snow-capped peaks of the soaring Himalayan Mountains in Arunachal Pradesh to the steamy forests and majestic waterfalls of Meghalaya and the grassy plains of Assam.
Tso Lhamo, Sikkim
If you are a Trek lover, you must n miss out this place from your traveling bucket list. The destination is perfect for the ‘VROOMERS’ though one need to have special permits from the Government of Sikkim. The ideal time to kick start your Thunderbird to Tso Lhamo is during the months of October and November.
Unakoti Hills, Tripura
The most fascinating of Tripura’s temples and pilgrimage sights is the huge rock cut Shiva carving and stone idols at Unakoti which are the largest collection in India. The place is mesmerizing with great historical facts and the secret behind every carving.
Majuli Island, Assam
Fair enough!! This marvelous place should be hidden from the world and explored by the true nature lovers. The sandy islands of Majuli nestled amidst the mighty Brahmaputra River are one of the world’s largest inhabited river islands – a beautiful and tranquil place where you can really step back in time.
Here you will be amazed to see living root bridges with gentle gurgling of the waterfall, it is known as Gods on Garden and acclaims to be the cleanest Village in India. Take a walk on the bridge and meet the nature at its best!
Dawki Lake, Meghalaya
You can literally see the bottom of the lake! Boatmen are available to take you around a trip for some nominal rates (around INR 300/boat), and experience the stellar view. A magical show seemed to have unfurled nature’s wonders to you!
Parasuram Kund, Arunachal Pradesh
Though this place is known for its pilgrimage aspects but when we talk about being off beat then let me tell you have lot more to explore, the dense forests will pump up your adrenaline with adventure instincts. Tezu City and Glow Lake add natural delight to the place.
Sela Pass, Arunachal Pradesh
This Pass would always be covered in snow during winters, and the temperature dropped to -15-degree c many times. Sela Pass is a high mountain pass on the route between Bomdila and Tawang, about 100 km from Bomdila.
Mawsmai Caves, Cherrapunji
The striking natural cave is flocked by visitors in great numbers. It is one of the best places for history buffs and experience seekers. The Mawsmai cave in Cherrapunji boasts of a wide and amazing entrance with the dark and magical mystery inside.
Lachung, Lachen and Yumthang Valley, Sikkim
Lachen is a distant village in North Sikkim and the winter home for Tibetan nomadic tribes. Lachung is also a high altitude village of Tibetan and Bhutia people in North Sikkim. And Yumthang is a beautiful valley bounded by snow-capped mountains. All three are extremely beautiful tourist places in Sikkim.
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Nameri National Park, Assam
If you are an ardent fan of adventure and thrill, Nameri National Park should be your next adventure destination. The Jia Bhorali River passing through this sanctuary makes it for an enchanting destination for adventure sports like river rafting and Golden Mahseer fishing.