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The Seven Sisters of Northeast India – The Evergreen Formations

The Northeastern part of nation India is blessed with a magical touch [with the hint of positivity and the seeds of hospitality]. Every place of attraction is unique is some or the other way; some surrounded by the varied vegetation and some settled in the hilly slopes.

For once dare to chase the real beauty, one would have to travel far to come across the same. Spread the invisible adventurous wings and soak deeper into the familiar skies.

Here are the names and a few liner descriptions about the Seven Sisters of Northeast India:

1- Arunachal Pradesh

This striking state comprises one of the highest proportions of Buddhist in India; referred as the land of Dawn-lit mountains. Arunachal Pradesh is also addressed as the Orchid state of India or says the Paradise of the Botanists.

Points of Attraction –

  • Tawang Monastery
  • Malinithan Temple
  • Kettle Lake
  • Golden Pagoda
  • Parshuram Kund
  • Pangsau Pass
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Museum etc.

2- Manipur

This happening state is adorned with lakes and islands; hills and valleys; natural caves and waterfalls etc. The state of Manipur celebrates various quirky festivals – Ningol Chakouba, Yaosang, Kut, Cheiraoba, Gaan-Ngai & Khuado Pawi etc.

Points of Attraction –

  • Loktak Lake
  • Dzukou Valley
  • Kangla Fort
  • Sanamahi Temple
  • St. Joseph’s Cathedral
  • Ningthoukhong Gopinath Temple
  • Manipur State Museum
  • Three Mothers art Gallery etc.

3- Assam

The endangered species [One-horned Rhinoceros]; the preserving land of Kaziranga National Park [Assam] houses a remarkable population of this species, and Yes the state of Assam is one of the last wild habitats safeguarding the Asian Elephants.

Make your way to a state, which is situated south of the eastern Himalayas along the richness of Barak and Brahmaputra river valleys.

Points of Attraction –

  • Kaziranga National Park
  • Umananda Temple and Island
  • Assam state Museum
  • Kamakhya Temple
  • Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary etc.

4- Mizoram

A state that is really grounded and basic; it acquires the highest concentration of tribal people among all the other state of nation India. Mizoram is addressed as the “Land of the Mizos”.

Points of Attraction –

  • Lushai Hills
  • Murlen National Park
  • Waterfall Krishna
  • Reiek
  • Phawngpui National Park
  • Tam Dil
  • Mizoram State Museum
  • Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Solomon’s Temple etc.

5- Meghalaya

The state of Meghalaya is the wettest region in India. Cherrapunji [the sub-divisional town of East Khasi Hills] holds the World Record for most rain in a calendar month.

Points of Attraction –

  • Nohkalikai Falls
  • Mawsmai Cave
  • Garo Hills
  • Umiam Lake
  • Khasi Hills
  • Elephant Falls
  • Lady Hydari Park
  • Seven Sisters Falls
  • Kynrem Falls etc.

6- Tripura

It’s the third smallest state of India; adorned perfectly with five striking mountain ranges – Boromura, Shakhan, Atharamura, Longtharai and Jampui hills.

Points of Attraction – 

  • Ujjayanata Palace
  • Unakoti
  • Tripura State Museum
  • Tripura Sundari Temple
  • Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Rudrasagar Lake
  • Neermahal etc.

7- Nagaland

The land of Naga tribes are best-known for organizing a grand festival named as the Hornbill festival [Kohima – the hilly capital city of Nagaland]. The state of Nagaland serves as home to 16 tribes and all different from one another.

Points of Attraction –   

  • Nagaland State Museum
  • Doyang Dam Region
  • Nagaland Zoological Park
  • Kohima War Cemetery
  • Glory Peak
  • Terrace Farming at Pfutsero etc.

Until 2001, there were seven states in the Northeast; but later in 2002, the eight state was added under this region [Sikkim]. The region of Northeast India is blessed with the presence of the Wettest state [Meghalaya]; so it’s advisable to avoid visiting some of the watery and muddy destinations during the Monsoon’s and except for that; one can pay a visit to any destination of Incredible India throughout the year.

Starting from the late of October to the end of March is considered as the best-suited duration to explore the greatness of this wondrous region.

Hey, what are you waiting for – Seven sisters really want to meet you.

Preeti Gupta

Life is like a photoplay and we all are puppets who are controlled by the almighty God. Do not let few decisions define you – be a person of your choice. Open the window – involve yourself in such activities, which nourish and fuels the wheels driving your life. Writing is my passion and I love to live by it. Travel Blogger at Travelsite India

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