Known as the Seven Sister States, Northeast India is an unexplored paradise that is the most mysterious and arguably the most beautiful region of India that is famous for its natural beauty, diversity, rare and unique wildlife, people, and culture.
Consisting of 8 Indian states North East India has some real surprises for its travelers.
Not so much established on the traveler’s map, yet North-Eastern India has its own charm that will sweep you off your feet where one can lose themselves in its charismatic magic.
Now, I am gonna list out some of the magical places to visit in Northeast India at least once in your lifetime.
Here are the Top 6 Best Places To Visit In Northeast India.
Nyingchi, also known as Linzhi, is a prefecture-level city in the southeast of the Tibet Autonomous Region. The administrative seat of Nyingchi is Bayi District.
The Chinese claim part of Arunachal Pradesh, which is one of the states of India, as part of the prefecture. Traveling in Nyingchi is a unique experience.
On the barren Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, you hardly believe that there is such a picturesque and fertile heaven land on this earth.
Nyingchi is blessed with beautiful lakes, deep gorges, immense forests, azalea-filled meadows, etc., stepping into Nyingchi, you will find the reason why Nyingchi is renowned as the “East Switzerland”.
Nyingchi is famous for its fantastic natural scenery so don’t miss visiting it.
Pelling is a small town in the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim, at the foothills of Mount Khangchendzonga.
The late-17th-century Buddhist Sanga Choling Monastery has mountain views where Pemayangtse Monastery features wall paintings, sculptures, and a gold-plated statue of Guru Padsambhava.
Pelling, a beautiful town in the West district of Sikkim, is becoming the second biggest tourist destination in Sikkim after Gangtok.
It provides sites for mountain biking, rock climbing, village tours, meditations, educational studies, and several other activities. The scenic town of Pelling is a perfect holiday destination for all nature lovers.
3. Yumthang Valley of Flowers
The Yumthang Valley or Sikkim Valley of Flowers sanctuary, is a nature sanctuary with a river, hot springs, yaks, and grazing pasture on rolling meadows surrounded by the Himalayan mountains in the North Sikkim district of Sikkim state in India.
This valley is a natural landscape filled with hot springs, yaks, rolling meadows, and the Teesta river.
It is as if, a painter has etched its expression of wild imagination onto the canvas of mother nature. The serene and tranquil air of the Valley cannot be described in words.
A single visit there can leave the visitor in an enchanted state for weeks.
Dzuluk or Zuluk or Jhuluk or Jaluk is a small hamlet located at a height of around 10,000 feet on the rugged terrain of the lower Himalayas in East Sikkim of the Indian state Sikkim.
The village itself is an attractive tourist destination for visitors looking for a quiet sojourn. For most tourists, however, it is the base from which they explore the higher altitude tourist destinations of Nathang Valley, Kupup, and Tsongmo lake.
Dzuluk is a relatively new offbeat tourist destination that has come into the radar of the traveler.
The winding road of Dzuluk is sure an eye-catching landscape but the journey is hectic still though the scenic beauty of the hamlet will surely mesmerize you and worth the tedious journey, so do not forget to visit this stunning Dzuluk.
Cherrapunjee, also known as Sohra, is a high-altitude town in the northeast Indian state of Meghalaya. It’s known for its living root bridges, made from rubber trees.
To the northeast, Mawkdok Dympep Valley View Point overlooks verdant gorges. In the surrounding hills, the Noh-Kalikai, Dain-Thlen, and Kynrem waterfalls plunge from forested clifftops.
South of town, Mawsmai Cave is illuminated to show its stalagmites. It is one of the wettest places on the planet and the only place in India to receive rain throughout the year.
So do not miss to visit Cherrapunjee on your trip to Northeast India where the cliffs of Cherrapunjee offer stunning views of the plains of Bangladesh.
6. Thangu Valley
30kms beyond Lachen lies Thangu at an altitude of 13000ft, Thangu is a small village where many visitors usually acclimatize before they proceed to Gurudongmar Lake or Muguthang wherein the months of May and June you can see this valley carpeted of alpine flowers which are replaced by snow from October up to March.
The most beautiful aspect of the valley is the surrounding alpine meadows, flanked by the Teesta river and wooden houses. The valley offers a beautiful view.
For people who are nature lovers, Thangu is a perfect gateway where the spectacular hiking trails from Thangu to places like Chopta Valley and Muguthang enhance the beauty of the village.