5 Places to Visit in North East India

North East India offers the tourists everything, i.e., fun, adventure, sightseeing, nature, entertainment, culture and heritage. All the states of the North East are full of natural beauty, be it Assam or Arunachal Pradesh. If you are visiting the North East for the first time, you’ll be awestruck by its beauty.

There are several places in this part of the country which will surprise you with their beauty and culture. If you have never visited this part and you are not sure which places to visit, this article will help you. You can also find North East India trip packages just by googling them.

Guwahati, Assam

This place is regarded as the gateway of the North East. This city is the largest and most developed city in the entire region. The places you should visit are Kamakhya Temple, Fancy Bazar, Regional Science Center, Assam State Zoo, Accoland and Kaziranga National park.

The Kamakhya Temple is very auspicious, and devotees from far away places come to offer their prayers. The best time to visit Guwahati is between October and April. The nearest airport here is the Guwahati Airport.


Tawang is the smallest District of Arunachal Pradesh. These places house many attractions like Tawang Monastery, Nuranang Waterfalls, Taktsang Gompa, Pankang Teng Tso Lake and Jaswant Ghar are worth mentioning. The Tawang Monastery is elevated at the height of 10,000 feet and is resided by 450 monks.

Apart from these locations, Tawag is famous for its environment. Nature and its adobe here will rejuvenate you from all the city stress. The best time to visit Tawang is between March to June or September to October. The nearest airports are Guwahati Airport(518 km) and Salonibari Airport (317 km)

Kohima, Nagaland

The capital of Nagaland is Kohima. It is one of the most amazing cities in North East India. This city is most popular for hosting the Hornbill Festival in December, which attracts thousands of tourists from all around the world. Along with this, there are also other attractions in Kohima, for instance, The Catholic Cathedral at Aradura Hill, World War II Cemetery, Nagaland State Museum and Zoological Park.

There is also a trekking trail named Dzukou Valley, 20 km from Kohima. The best time to visit is between October to May. The nearest airport is the Dimapur airport (64 km).

Imphal, Manipur

Imphal is the capital city of Manipur. This place will win your heart with its beauty as soon as you set foot. This is a home to many tribes and also is the cultural capital. You must visit the Imphal polo ground; it is the oldest polo ground in the world.

The other tourist destinations are Kangla Fort, Manipur Zoological Gardens and Keibul Lamjao National Park. Festivals like Lai Haraoba, Lang Rath Yatra and Ningol Chakouba are hosted in Imphal. The best time to visit is between September and April. The nearest airport is Imphal airport (8 km)

Cherrapunji, Meghalaya

The wettest place in the world, Cherrapunji. This place has the famous root bridges; these are the result of continuous rains. The sightseeing at this place is to die for. The major attraction here is the waterfall and the caves.

Some of the falls are Nohsngithiang Falls, Nohkalikai Falls and Dainthlen Falls, also Mawsmai Cave. Other attractions are Mawkdok Dympep Valley, Double Decker Living Root Bridge and Thangkharang Park. The best time to visit this place is between October and February. The nearest airport from here is Guwahati Airport (163km)

These places are just a few of the places that North East India has to offer. But these are definitely must visits if you are running low budget on time.

The North East India tour packages will offer you guidance and take you to these places at the cheapest rates possible. And by availing of tour packages, you’ll save a lot of hard work on the ticket booking and planning of the tour and programme.

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