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Top Five Places to visit in the North East

The North East of India is famous for its majestic hills, lush green valleys, bubbling pristine rivers, and mesmerizing aura. The states are also known for their cultural diversity and heritage. If you are planning to visit North-East of India, here is the list of five places you should not miss:

Kaziranga National Park, Assam

The Kaziranga National Park in Assam is the only place on earth where you can see one horned Rhinos.  

The Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its dense forests, elephant-grass meadows, and swampy lagoons is home to the largest Indian rhinoceros population. You can also spot other animals like Royal Bengal Tigers, Asiatic Elephants, Swamp Deer, and Wild Water Buffalos here. The park is one of the best known biodiversity hotspots in India with four pre-defined tourist circuits. Each of these circuits has its own distinguishing feature. This 430 square kilometer national park is also the breeding ground for many other animals and birds.

Tawang Monastery, Arunachal Pradesh

Tawang Monastery in Arunachal Pradesh is the largest monastery in India and second-
largest in the world after the Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet.
 

Tawang Monastery is also known as the ‘Chosen Horse Monastery’. The peaceful and
tranquil environment of the Tawang monastery makes it a perfect place to meditate and
find peace of mind. The monastery is also famous for being the birthplace of the sixth
Dalai Lama. Mera Lama LodreGyatso founded this monastery. It is located in the town of
Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh. The structure of this monastery is quite grand and is very
well decorated with spectacular statues showcasing Buddhist teachings and meaning of
life.

Ziro Valley, Arunachal Pradesh

Ziro Valley is an entrancing holiday destination in North East India famous for its straggling rice fields, quaint villages and rolling green hills veiled under thick layers of vibrant flora.

Nestled amidst the mountains that touch the sky, Ziro Valley is home to the Apatani tribe. It is famous for its splendid natural beauty and the trekking routes around this valley that makes it one of the most popular adventure spots in Northeast India. Along with the picturesque beauty, the Ziro valley provides the visitors an insight into the local culture and tribal lifestyle. It is also the venue for one of India’s most popular annual music festival where people from across the globe comes and enjoy.

Cherrapunji, Meghalaya

Cherrapunji in Meghalaya is a popular tourist destination in North East India famous for its natural beauty.

Cherrapunji is located in Meghalaya and is famous for its scenic natural beauty and trekking trails. While visiting here, you can explore the beautiful and exquisite living roots bridge that is a result of incessant rain. This place is blessed with panoramic vistas of scenic beauty. It is also famous among adventure junkies it it offers a number of trekking routes. Some of the key attractions here are Double Decker Living Root Bridges, Nohkalikai Waterfalls, KremPhyllut, The Eco Park, KhohRamhah Rock, Wakaba Falls and Dainthlen Waterfall.

Mawlynnong Village, Meghalaya

Mawlynnong has earned a reputation for being one of the cleanest villages in Asia and it is also known as ‘God’s own garden’.

Mawlynnong Village is one of the most unique villages in India. Though it abounds in scenic beauty, the village is best known for its focus on cleanliness. Mawlynnong, often referred to as God’s own garden, is one of the most popular tourist places for solo travelers in Northeast India. Apart from nature lovers, the village is a favorite with trekking enthusiasts as well.

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