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North-East-India Travel Guide

ABOUT NORTH EAST INDIA

North-East-India of India is the land of Blue Mountains, Green Valleys and Red River. Nestled in the Eastern Himalayas this region is abundant in Natural Beauty, Wild life, Flora & Fauna and its Colorful people. A blend of all these makes it the most beautiful Eco-Tourism destination in South Asia.

The region comprises of seven states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and the latest inclusion Sikkim. The colorful tribal people who still retain their pristine touch mostly inhabit it offering you some beautiful Eco-tours with Trekking & Wild life.

 

PHYSIOGRAPHY

North-East-India India lie deep in the lap of easternmost Himalayan hills in north-eastern part of India. Connected to rest of India by merely 20 km of wide land (at Siliguri, West Bengal), the North-East-India India shares over 2,000 km of border with Bhutan, China, Myanmar and Bangladesh. Northeast India has a predominantly humid sub-tropical climate with hot, humid summers, severe monsoons and mild winters.

 

BEST TIME VISIT

The Northeast is indeed a very beautiful and unexplored region of our country, and you can plan many types of trips there. The main attraction is the stunning natural beauty. The climate is temperate so you can visit there in summers or winters. But definitely avoid the rains, since the monsoons are very heavy.

 

FAIRS & FESTIVALS
  • Festivals of Assam : Assam is a land of fairs and festivals. Most of the festivals celebrated in Assam have their base in the multifarious faith and belief of its inhabitants. The perfect combination of heritage of her multifaceted races have made Assam the home of the most colourful festivals which are enthusiastic, compelling and enchanting, exhibiting the true spirit, tradition and lifestyle of the people of Assam. One of the most important festivals of Assam is Bihu, which is celebrated through out Assam with much fun & fair.
  • Festivals of Arunachal Pradesh : Festivals form an essential aspect of Socio-Cultural life of the people of Arunachal Pradesh. As a matter of fact festivals of Arunachal Pradesh reflects the real culture and tradition of the people of Arunachal Pradesh. Every social community of Arunachal Pradesh celebrate number of festivals. The festivals of Arunachal Pradesh are generally - agricutural, religious and socio-cultural, which give them ample opportunity to enjoy and entertain freely. The festivals are the occasions for people to relax, to enjoy, to dance and eat and drink.
  • The Festivals of Manipur : Manipur is a land of festivities, fun and frolic all the year round. Through out the year, Manipur is busy with the cycle of festivals. Hardly a month passes without a festival or two. The festivals of Manipur projects their cultural, social and religious aspirations which, besides removing the monotony of life and help the people lead a better and fuller life.
  • The Festivals of Mizoram : Mizo people practice what is known as ‘Jhum Cultivation’. They slash down the jungle, burn the trunks and leaves and cultivate the land. All their other activities revolve around the Jhum operations and their festivals are all connected with such agriculture operations.
  • The Festivals of Meghalaya : There are three main communities - Khasis, Garos and Jaintias in Meghalaya, all of whom have their own festivals and fairs. Few places have such diverse festivals as Meghalaya. The festivals of Meghalaya are not complete without dance and music. Most of the festivals signifies agricultural activities of sowing and harvesting. The main festivals celebrated here are - Ka Pemblang Nongkrem, Behdiengkhlam, Wangala.
  • The Festivals of Nagaland : Nagaland is replete with festivities throughout the year as all the tribes have their own festivals which they greatly enjoy. The people of Nagaland celebrate their distinct seasonal festivals with glitter, colour, music and fanfare. Most of these festivals in Nagaland revolve round agriculture, which is still the main occupation of Naga society.
  • The Festivals of Sikkim : There are numerous festivals celebrated in Sikkim through out the year. As people of Sikkim mostly follow Buddhism, the festivals celebrated here are associated to the Buddhist festivals. Mostly the festivals are celebrated in the Gompas or Monasteries of Sikkim, where people gather in large number to commemorate the occasion.
  • The Festivals of Tripura : As Tripura is largely dominated by the Hindus, the festivals celebrated here are quite common to the festivals celebrated in the rest of India. In addition to this, there are many festivals unique to Tripura.

 

FLORA & FAUNA

India’s North East is a land of undulating hills and plains with luxuriant green cover and a wide variety or rare and exotic flora and fauna. The Bramhaputra valley with its near tropical climate is a fertile plain on the basin of one of the largest rivers of the world. The hilly terrain of the region ranges from Nagaland in the east to the Meghalaya in the west the Mizoram lies in the south while in the north lies the Arunachal Pradesh extends to the snow-clad ridges of the great Himalayas bhatut.

 

THE MAJOR PLACES IN NORTH EAST INDIA
  • Assam : Guwahati, the capital of Assam is very well connected to other part of India. Indian Airlines/Alliance Air, Jet Airways, Air Sahara and Air Deccan have regular flight for Guwahati from metro cities like Delhi and Kolkata. Even by train, Guwahati is linked very well with Delhi, the national capital. The best way to reach here is to catch Delhi-Guwahati Rajdhani Express.
  • Arunachal Pradesh : Tejpur is the nearest airport (225 km), which has air link with Kolkata and Guwahati. The nearest railhead from Itanagar is Harmuty (33 km), but Lakhimpur (Assam), 60 Km away is the major rail line.
  • Manipur : The regular flights from Imphal connect Manipur to Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati, Silchar and Aizwal. Dimapur (219 km) is the nearest railhead.
  • Meghalaya : Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya, has limited flights to Kolkata only. So, Guwahati (128 km) is the nearest major airport. Guwahati is also the nearest major railhead from Shillong, which is merely 3 hours drive.
  • Mizoram : Indian Airlines flights connect Aizwal, the capital of Mizoram, to Kolkata and Imphal. Silchar (Assam) having good rail link with Guwahati is the nearest railhead from Aizwal.
  • Nagaland : The nearest airport as well as major railhead from Kohima, the capital of Nagaland, is Dimapur (74 km).
  • Sikkim : Bagdogra (125 km) is the nearest airport from Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. New Jalpaiguri (124 km) is nearest major railhead, which is linked with Delhi by super fast trains like Rajdhani Express.
  • Tripura : Agartala, the capital of Tripura has their own airport, which has good air link with Kolkata and Guwahati. Nearest railhead is is Kumarghat on North East Frontier Railway (140 km).

 

FUN ACTIVITIES IN NORTH EAST INDIA
  • Wildlife : Kaziranga Sanctuary, Namdapha Sanctuary, Manas National Park, Keibul Lamjao Park, Orang National Park, Pobitora Sanctuary.
  • Hill Station : Along Arunachal Pradesh, Pasighat Arunachal, Haflong Assam, Umrongso, Shillong Meghalaya.
  • Adventure Sports : Trekking, Mountaineering, White Water Rafting.

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