(Last Updated on : 17-12-2016)
Northeast India consists of Seven Sister States, Sikkim
and northeastern part of West Bengal
. The north eastern part of India has wildlife sanctuaries, forests, Khasi and Jayantia Hills and the lakes. All these make the northeastern part of India incredible with green desert.
Tourist Attractions in Sikkim
Sikkim is a state in East India in the Himalayan foot hills also bordering China (Tibet), Nepal and Bhutan. Trekking is a popular option in Sikkim. Lachen
, Yamthang, Nathula, Baba Mandir, Tsomgo Lake
are the economic tourism sites in Sikkim.
Tourist Attractions in Assam
Assam is not only a place to have a nature walk; this place has religious destination- Kamakhaya Temple
, which is revered by the Hindu community in India. There are wildlife reserves like the Kaziranga National Park, Manas National Park, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Nameri National Park, Dibru-Saikhowa National Park attract the people most. History of Assam can be seen from the architecture and the sculpture of Ahom Dynasty
. Majuli is famous for its Vaishnavite Satras and it is one of the largest islands in South Asia on Brahmaputra River
Tourist Attractions in Meghalaya
Meghalaya also offers many adventure tourism opportunities in the form of mountaineering, rock climbing, trekking and hiking, caving and water sports. Umiam Lake
has a water sports complex with facilities such as rowboats, paddleboats, sailing boats, cruise-boats, water-scooters and speedboats while, Cherrapunji is one of the popular tourist locations in north-east of India for the rain. Cherapunjee
is well known and has guided tours of Tree Root Bridges. It lies to the south of the capital Shillong.
The popular waterfalls in the state are Elephant Falls, Shadthum Falls, Weinia falls, Bishop Falls, Nohkalikai Falls, Langshiang Falls and Sweet Falls. The hot springs at Jakrem near Mawsynram are believed to have healing and medicinal properties.
Tourist Attractions in Manipur
Manipur is known for martial arts, dance, theatre and sculpture. The floating islands at Loktak Lake
will surely enthrall the tourists for nature living.
Tourist Attractions in Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal Prdaesh is noted for Tawang
, a town with a Buddhist monastery at 3000 m elevation at Ziro
, which holds cultural festivals. The place is also famous for Yomcha, limestone caves called 'tapen uru'; Namdapha Tiger Project in Changlang district
; and Sela Lake near Bomdila with its bamboo bridges overhanging the river. The religious places of interest include Malinithan in Lekhabali, Rukhmininagar and Parshuram Kund in Lohit district.
Tourist Attractions in Mizoram
Mizoram is famous for Aizawl-the capital of the state of Mizoram
, Durtlang Hills, Hmuifang, Baktawng Village and Solomon's Temple.
Tourist Attractions in Nagaland
is known as the land of festivals. The diversity of people and tribes, each with their own culture and heritage, creates a year-long atmosphere of celebrations. In addition, the state celebrates all the Christian and Buddhist festivities.