Top 10 Places To Visit In North East India

Just step into the land of North East India, one of the perfect destinations of choice. The picturesque beauty of the mountains and greenery of this place is one of the major attractions for tourists. Trust me visiting the North East region of India will be a remarkable adventure that you should never miss. Well, if you are planning for a holiday then we have brought some amazing places you must visit in North East India.

Here Are The Top 10 Places To Visit In North East India

Sikkim

Formerly called Scotland, Sikkhim is undoubtedly an extraordinary tourist destination in Northeast India. The place is covered with dense forests, unrivalled natural landscape, cloud-clad mountains, sweet fragrance coming from flowers. The travellers relish the entire trekking and mountaineering choices there.

  • Distance from airport: The distance between Gangtok airport and Sikkim is 83 km. After landing at the airport, you can travel by bus, or even a private rental car as well.
  • Best time to visit: March and May or October and mid-December
  • Must experience: You can experience the beauty of Yuksom and Pelling as well

Shillong

Never miss out on this place whenever visiting North-East. Yes, I am talking about Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya. The place is surrounded by tall pine trees which are seen waving and swinging. The natures show all. The food available in this place is typically pork and beef. This is one of the most pleasant destinations of North East India. 

Shillong is well connected to the rest of the country through the National Highway 40. NH 40 connects Shillong to Guwahati. Shillong trip will be considered incomplete without visiting such places – Shillong Peak, Elephant Fall (Elephant Waterfall), Sweet Fall (Sweet Waterfall), Lady Hydari Park, Ward’s Lake and Police Bazaar.

Distance from airport: Distance between Shillong airport to Shillong main city is less than 1 km but Cherrapunji is almost 80 km

Best time to visit: March – June

Adventures: Our travel agents will make you visit Mawlynnong, Umiam Lake, Elephant Falls and Mawsynram as well.

Manas National Park

It is a Wildlife Sanctuary National park, located in the hillocks of the Himalayas. You can easily go to this location, the wonderful Himalayas, provide ample of beautiful and mesmerizing scenario. Some of the portions extend to Bhutan.

  • Distance from airport: The distance between Guwahati airport and Manas National Park is 139 km. You can travel to the place by bus.
  • Best time to visit: October to May
  • Must experience: You will be able to see several one-horned rhino, elephant, and bison there

Assam Tea Gardens

Assam is famously known for its wildlife, archaeological sites and tea plantations. Assa, tea gardens is one of the best places you must visit in the North East. Here you can see the land is covered by beautiful tea & coffee plantation.

  • Distance from airport: The distance between Guwahati airport and Assam Tea Gardens is 24 km.
  • Best time to visit: November to March
  • Operating Hours: 9 am to 5 pm
  • Must experience: sip in the best flavoured Assam Tea over there.

5.Guwahati

Guwahati is a beautiful city located in North East. The city is known for its holy sites such as Kamakhya Temple, featuring shrines to the Hindu deities Shiva and Vishnu. Kamakhya Temple, featuring shrines to the Hindu deities Shiva and Vishnu. Guwahati is the biggest city of the Indian state of Assam and also the largest metropolis in northeastern India. 

By rail: Guwahati Railway Station, which is just 5 km away from the city centre.

Best time to visit: October to March – This is the best time to enjoy a holiday in Assam. 

6.Shri Govindji Temple

Shri Govindji temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and Lord Jagannath. A holy place where you can ask our prayers. The temple has golden domes at the top. So, if you are interested in history & architecture or else you are a holy person you can visit here. It is located 3km away from Imphal city.

Best time to visit: Early morning Aarti ceremony.

Distance: Around 3 KM from Imphal city.

Timings: 5 AM to 12 PM and then 4 PM to 9 PM on all days of the week.

Price: Free of entry charge.

Location: Wangkhei Keithel Ashangbi, Imphal East, Manipur, 795005, India

7.Bomdila Monastery

Bomdila Monastery is home to lamas & Monks. The Monastery was inaugurated in the year 1965. The monastery has a prayer hall and a beautiful Buddha temple. The place is surrounded by the huge Himalayas.

Best time to visit: Throughout the year, but best to visit between September to October and February to April.
Distance: It is 170 KM Tawang.
Timings: Anytime during the day.
Price: Free of cost.
Location: Cona, Bomdila, Arunachal Pradesh 790001

8.Nagula Lake

Explore Nagula Lake located in Tawang, India. Nature has its own charm & beauty, so is this lake. Nagula Lake is located in Arunachal Pradesh, India, which is a high altitude lake situated at nearly 4300ft. The clear and natural water flourishes the surroundings and adds charm to the beauty of the place. Explore Nagula Lake located in Tawang, India.

Location: Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh, India

9.Mawsmai Cave

The ten longest caves (and more) in the country are all in Meghalaya. Travellers come to this place from far places. Masami caves are known as “Oathstone Caves”.The place makes you feel as if you are in the world of the undead! The caves are approx 250m long but only 150m of its open to the public.

Best time to visit: anytime between November and March.
Distance: Around 60 KM from Shillong
Location: Shella Road, Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya 793108

10.Kanchenjunga

Kanchenjunga, the 3rd highest mountain in the world. It has an elevation of 28169 feet (8586 metres). It is a perfect place for adventurers and travel enthusiasts.

Best time to visit: Mid March to May and mid-September to October.

Trek: Approximately 90 Km 

Duration: It takes around 11 days to do the entire trek.

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