7 offbeat and insanely beautiful spots in Northeast India
With travel restrictions gradually easing off, pack your bags and set sailing for the ‘Paradise Unexplored’. Use our well-curated list for a full-blown package.
Northern India, with the perfect blend of culture, language, heritage, and religion, is truly unique and unparalleled. From dawn-lit mountains and alluring rivers crossing through the forests to camping and river rafting, the seven Sister States rightfully deserve the title ‘Unexplored Paradise’.
With travel restrictions finally easing off, pack your bags and set sailing for the easternmost region of India. If you are new to this part of the country, bookmark the following ten stunningly offbeat gems for a full-blown package.
1) Dong, Arunachal Pradesh
Located in the Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh, the Dong village receives the first rays of sun in India. The sun reportedly rises here as early as 4:30 am local time.
2) Dzongu, Sikkim
This tiny hamlet witnesses little touristy activities, but has never disappointed its visitors. Dzongu in North Sikkim will let you feel the touch of nature and revitalise your soul.
3) Tuophema Tourist Village, Nagaland
Located 50 km from the capital city of Kohima, Tuophema Tourist Village has 12 traditional cottages and offers travellers a better glimpse of Nagaland’s culture.
4) Shnongpdeng, Meghalaya
From Kayaking to cliff jumping to snorkeling, Shnongpdeng showcases the sheer beauty of the Umngot River and is one of the best destinations in the region for water sports.
5) Solomon Temple, Mizoram
Crafted in marble, the extraordinary Solomon Temple in Aizawl has been built by the efforts of Kohhran Thianghlim, a religious group.
6) Keibul Lamjao National Park, Manipur
The only floating national park in the world, this place is home to the endangered species of the Brow-antlered Deer and the Dancing Deer.
7) Nongriat Village, Meghalaya
Located deep in the forests of Cherrapunji, the tiny village of Nongriat is home to the double-decker root bridges, made out of the living roots of banyan trees.