Ever dreamt of visiting the Northeast India???? If yes…. Then here is some of the amazing places to visit in Northeast India you should visit to explore the unexplored paradise.
Kaziranga National Park: It is the home to many wildlife among which it is the only home of the One Horned rhino, situated in the Golaghat and Nagaon district of the state of Assam is a world heritage site. Kaziranga National Park is a gift of nature to mankind, and a must see for very one. Kaziranga offers you experience of the wild which is unique and becomes a part of your life time memory. The best season to visit Kaziranga National Park is between November and April. The Park is open daily from 1st November to 30th April
Mawlynnong: “Mawlynnong” also referred to as God’s Own Garden, An amazing places to visit in the Northeast India situated in the East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya and 90kms away from Shillong, the capital city of Meghalaya. The travel magazine Discover India declared the village as the Cleanest Village in Asia in 2003 and cleanest in India in 2005. If offers the opportunity to view natural beauty from the sky walk, an 80 feet high machan or observatory and can experience the living root bridge which connect the banks of a clear stream. You can visit Mawlynnong throughout the year. But rainy season is recommended as this region is known for rainfall.
Tawang Monastery : Across the highest motor able road in the world Sela pass, lies the Tawang Monastery, it is the second largest monastery in Asia and the largest in India. It was established by Mera Lama Lodre Gyasto during the 17th century. It is situated amidst picturesque landscape. Followers of Buddhism attach high importance to Tawang Monastery, as it is a centre where young Buddhist monks learn about the essence of Buddhist culture. The amazing collection of manuscripts, books and other artifacts in the monastery increases its value multifold. The Best time to visit Tawang is during the summer months between March and October
Loktak lake: Loktak lake one of the amazing places to visit in Northeast India is a huge and beautiful stretch of water spread up to 300 sq kms in area and looks like a miniature island. This largest fresh water lake in northeast India is located in Bishnupur district of Manipur, it is also called the only floating island in the world, Loktak can be best seen and felt in a country boat, it is situated about 48 kms from Imphal the capital town. The best time to visit Loktak lake is in winter from November to early March
Dawki (Umngot River): It is about 82kms from shilling the capital city Of Meghalaya and two hours’ drive from Mawlynnong. On approaching Dawki is the Umngot river, the venue of the annual boat race held during March – April at Umsyiem. It is close to the Indo-Bangla border, the Umngot River’s clear waters is a secret that is just being discovered. Schools of fish are clearly visible and make for brilliant fishing & water sports! Seen from above the water is a clear green & it is also called the green river
War Cemetery (Kohima): Across the main street of Kohima you can see the beautiful war cemetery of 1200 Indian and British soldiers who died fighting the Japanese soldiers, on the entrance you can see the famous lines engraved, “WHEN YOU GO HOME TELL THEM OF US AND SAY FOR YOUR TOMORROW WE GAVE OUR TODAY”. The cemetery is beautiful with a well manicured garden and far from the gloomy look which one usually associates with such a place. Across the gently rising hills are stone markers which commemorate the name of the soldiers who laid down their lives, the soldiers died on the battleground of Garrison Hill in the tennis court area of the Deputy Commissioner’s residence. This cemetery bears testimony to both its symbolism and beauty. The best time to visit the War Cemetery is during summers, when the temperatures are pleasant and cool.
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These are only a few Amazing places to visit in northeast india, there are many more palces with scenic beauties and breathtaking views which will make you mesmerized and fill your diaries and memories forever with their charm as the Paradise is still unexplored, Come visit Northeast India to experience paradise.
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