East India region starts from Bihar, Bay of Bengal covers this region and Indo Gangetic plain runs all through the region. Humid subtropical climate prevails all through the city. Blue mountains, lush green valleys, beautiful rivers, cool climate, beautiful meadows- East India projects purest and peaceful hill stations to visit during summer.
1)MIRIK????- A beautiful hill town on Darjeeling district in West Bengal, is filled with tea estates, English architecture, lovely picnic spots- a popular destination for adventure lovers. Travelling to Mirik offers the best calmness and great enjoyment in summer.
TO SEE- Sumendu lake, Raidhap, sunrise point, Devi sthan, mirik church, kurseong, Sukhea Pokhari are places to see. OTHER THINGS TO DO- Trekking is vey popularly done. East India cuisine prevails all through the hill station, Indian and Chinese cuisine are popularly served. Darjeeling tea, poultry items, accessories,Orchids are popularly shopped. HOW TO REACH- By air- Bagdogra airport is the nearest airport. By Train- New jalpaiyuri is the nearest junction. By Bus/Road- There are direct buses to mirik, and highways are well laid.
2)TAWANG????- A beautiful hill station, located in Arunachal Pradesh, from 17th century, a popular summer destination, filled with natural beauty, landscapes, architectures and cascading valleys.
TO SEE- Tawang monastery, Baptengkang, Tso lake, Gorichen peak, Jaswantgarh, sela pass, Regyaling gomp, nuronang water falls are popular places to see. OTHER THINGS TO DO- Skiing is a popular adventure sport of Tawang. Monpa cuisine prevaials all through the city, besides East Indian, North Indian and Indian cuisine. Shawls, carpets, Buddha statues, traditional dresses, accessories, Chinese crockery are popularly shopped. HOW TO REACH- By air- Tezpur airport is the nearest, By Train- Tezpur junction is the nearest. By Bus/Road-There are direct buses to Tawang.
3) KALIMPONG????- A natural hill station located in West Bengal filled with fragrance of flowers, peace filled valley, cool air, amidst clear sky and chillness.
TO SEE- Tharpa choling monastery, Mangaldham, sarmasa garden, Neora national park, Relli river, Deola hill, samathar plateau, Catholic Church, loligaon, pedong monastery, Gouripur house, Lipcha museum and Galinka are palces to see. OTHER THIHGS TO DO- Rafting is a popular sport of Kalimpong. Bengali, Tibetan, Chinese, east Indian and Indian cuisine are popular. Handmade paper, Dallay khorsanij, lollipops and cheese are popularly shopped. HOW TO REACH-By air- Bagdogra is the nearest airport. By Train- New jalpalgiri is the nearest junction. By Bus/Road- There are direct buses to Kalimpong.
4) PASIGHAT????- A beatuiful hill station and also the oldest city of Arunachal Pradesh, from 1911, this hill station is filled with lush greenery, river valleys, breathtaking hill sides, mesmerising nature, it is a popular tourist spot in summer.
TO SEE- Pangini, Kumsing, Dayin are ing wild sanctuary, Sian river, Boling, Ranaghat, are places to see. OTHER THINGS TO DO- Trekking, boating, rafting are popular adventure sports done her. East Ines cusine, Chinese, Tibetan prevails all through the city. Art facts, handicrafts, carvings, dress materials and accessories are popularly shopped. HOW TO REACH- By air- Dibrugarh is the nearest airport. By Train- Murkong selek is the nearest junction and By road/Bus- There are direct buses to Pasighat and highways are well connected.
5) KURSEONG????- A hill station located in West Bengal popularly called "Land of white orchards" and kharsang is filled with lovely tea gardens,mountain slopes, attractive flora and fauna, picturesque views, dense forest, which is a popular hill station to visit in summer.
TO SEE- Eagle Craig, Giddapahar view point, Giddapahar seti mata temple, ambootia shiva temple, forest museum, Bhangzang salamander lake, st.marys hill, and Kullu valley picnic spot are popular places to see. OTHER THINGS TO DO- paragliding, trekking, camping are adventure sports popular in Kurseong. East India cusine, Indian, Chinese and Tibetan cuisine are popular. Tibetan artefacts, carpets, tea are popular things shopped. HOW TO REACH- By air- Bagdogra is the nearest airport. By Train- New jalpaiguri is the nearest railway station. By Bus/Road- There are direct buses to Kurseong and highways are well connected.
6) LACHEN????- Located in Sikkim it is called "BIG PASS" a hill station filled with grassy mountain slopes, snow capped peaks, rock cliffs, and pictersque valley, it is a popular summer destination.
TO SEE- Thangu valley, lachen monestry, Gurdongmal lake, singba Rhododendron sanctuary and yumthang valley are places to see. OTHER THINGS TO DO- Trekking, rafting, camping are popular adventure sports. Sikkim cuisine, Indian and Chinese are popularly served. Shopping bags, blankets, handicrafts are popularly shopped. HOW TO REACH- By air- Bagdogra airport is the nearest. By Train- Darjeeling junction is the nearest. By Bus/Road- There are direct buses to lachen nad highways are well connected.
7) ZIRO????- A beautiful heritage hill station in Arunachal Pradesh, is filled with pine clad stooping hills, mesmerising valleys, misty clouds, cool air, colourful flora and fauna it is a popular tourist spot to visit in summer.
TO SEE- Talley valley wildlife sanctuary, kile Pakhi pine grove, Bamboo grove, Meghna cave temple, ziro puto and yang mani polyang are places to see. OTHER THINGS TO DO- Skiing, mountaineering, trekking, camping are popular adventure sports of ziro. East Indian cuisine, Indian, Tibetan, Chinese cuisine are popular. Handicrafts, paintings, wood carvings, bamboo works, carpets are popularly shopped. HOW TO REACH- By air- Tezpur airport is the nearest airport. By Train- Itanagar junction is the nearest railways station. By Bus/Road-There are direct buses to Ziro and highways are well connected.
Summers are hot and scorching in India. India is a land of beauty and bountiful nature. Hill stations are one such places where a travellers can see, feel the coolness, enjoy and carry memories back. East India is a region filled with lovely nature,unique food, exotic things to buy, which ultimately gives great peace within. ????