Escape to the 8 states of Northeast India

Northeast region of India is popularly known as the seven sisters and a brother comprising of 8 beautiful states, namely Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, and Tripura and the brother as Sikkim.

The natural beauty of these states make northeast India one of the must visit places in the country. Tripura is visited for its culture, cuisine, heritage, archaeological sites, handicrafts etc. Some of the popular places of attractions in Tripura are Ujjayanta Palace, Neermahal Palace, Unakoti, Jagannath Temple, Sipahijala Wildlife Sanctuary and Jampui Hills. Another northeastern state, Assam is well known for its soothing beauty, Assamese tea, tourist’s attractions, spiritual ambiance, and humble people welcoming visitors. The beautiful state Nagaland ‘wild east’ of India abounds in primeval beauty and tribal culture, offering unending exploration possibilities from heritage villages to wildlife sanctuaries.

Similarly Manipur the jewel city of India is known for its famous classical dance forms, scrumptious cuisine, and traditional aura that fume like a lighted incense stick in sacred shrines. Mizoram the “Songbird of India” and has moderate climate all year round; comfortable even during summers, it makes for a popular destination for tourists from around the world.

“The abode of clouds” Meghalaya is not just famous for its impressive waterfalls, lakes and valleys but also for some of Asia’s longest caves and living root bridges. Mawsynram in Meghalaya is the wettest place on Earth. Arunachal Pradesh is home to picturesque mountains, unexplored passes, tranquil lakes, and famous monasteries. Most part of the state is covered with serene mountains that offer breathtaking views during the winters. And Sikkim is the second smallest state in India, nestled in the beautiful hills of the Northeast region. The third highest peak in the world and jewel of the state, Mt. Khangchendzonga lies in Sikkim and is visible from almost anywhere you stand.

The people of these states of northeast India have historically had close ethnic and cultural bonds with Tibet, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Myanmar. Hence, the prevalence of Tibet-Burmese languages in many towns in Northeast states in India can be seen.

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