Northeast India, Jan 28: Now that the third wave of COVID is coming to an end, all those wanderlusts can finally think of travelling again but this time to explore the unexplored destinations in Northeast India.
Northeast India, is not often seen in the travel itineraries of people while choosing a destination domestically, but if you are fully vaccinated then this is the best time to venture into the outré destinations of the Seven Sisters.
If you are planning an adventurous trip for your holidays, then here’s a list of lesser-known destinations of some of the most stunning and unexplored places nestled in the lap of Northeast India.
Unexplored destinations in Northeast India for a serene travel experience:
⌊ Natural Infinity Pool, Meghalaya
The Od Ringai Natural Pool is located at Mawten Village in Meghalaya. South West Khasi hills are late-entrant into Tourism of Meghalaya. There are so many other places like Hot Springs in Jakrem, Synrang Mawrin in Mawten, Monoliths in Mawlangwir that you will instantly fall in love with.
⌊ Shnongpdeng, Meghalaya
If you are looking for a serene environment to rejuvenate your mind, Shnongpdeng is one best destinations for water sports in Northeast India. It is a small village just a few kilometres away from Dawki. This place showcases the sheer beauty of the Umngot River which is emerald in colour and crystal clear water. From Kayaking to cliff jumping to snorkelling, enjoy the adventure-filled activities at this place.
⌊ Dzongu, Sikkim
If you want to feel the touch of nature then Dzongu is just the right place for you to visit. Dzongu is situated in the Northern part of Sikkim. This tiny hamlet is surrounded by the Teesta River in the south-east, Tholung Chu River in the north-east, and by highland in the west. One would appreciate nature at its purest form and will revitalize your soul.
⌊ Tranquillity and Bliss in Lunglei, Mizoram
Lunglei district in Mizoram got its name from ‘rock’. Apart from the rock bridge found around the Nghaish stream, there are wildlife sanctuaries like Thorangtlang Wildlife Sanctuary and Saza Wildlife Sanctuary. From Barking Deer to porcupine to Sambar you will witness a variety of animals in this region.
⌊ Solomon temple, Mizoram
Another one of the must-visit unexplored destinations in Northeast India is the Soloman temple in Aizawl. Crafted in marble, this extraordinary temple has been built by the efforts of Kohhran Thianghlim, a religious group. It is regarded as ‘The Holy Church‘. The Temple has become a major tourist attraction in Mizoram particularly for Aizawl.
⌊ Bheloghat Waterfalls, Assam
Are you pumping up for new adventures this season? Beloghat Waterfall is the place you must visit. It is located at Karbi Anglong district in Assam should be your ideal place to open yourself up to the experience like trekking. The Bheloghat waterfall is one of the natural waterfalls that add to the beauty and serenity of Karbi Anglong. This waterfall draws huge tourists and trekkers, especially during the winter season.
⌊ Tuophema Tourist Village, Nagaland
If you want to dig deep into the culture of Naga life then Tuophema tourist village is just the right destination for you. This village is 50 km away from Kohima, the capital city of Nagaland. This place has 12 traditional cottages and is divided into 12 different clans (Khels). Each Naga hut is managed by one clan.
⌊ Keibul Lamjao National Park, Manipur
Would you like to experience Flora and Fauna in Northeast India? If yes, then Keibul Lamjao National Park in Manipur is the best place for you. What’s interesting is that Keibul Lamjao National Park is the only natural park in the entire world that is situated on a natural floating island on Loktak Lake. This place is home to the endangered species of the Brow-antlered Deer and the Dancing Deer.
⌊ Neer Mahal, Tripura
Neer Mahal a former royal palace built by Maharaja of Tripura Kingdom Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur is in the middle of the lake Twijilikma. You shall witness a scintillating structure along with its picturesque beauty. This water destination in Northeast India makes you mesmerize the ancient times and will let you peep into the culture and history of Tripura.
⌊ Shergaon, Arunachal Pradesh
Last but defiantly not least, Shergaon is located in the West Kameng district in Arunachal Pradesh. This wonderful place is just 4 hours from Tezpur through a smooth highway so it is fairly easy to reach. There’s a spectacular waterfall in the Choskorong forest near this transcendental village.
⌊ Mechuka, Arunachal Pradesh
Located in the Shi-Yomi district in the Northern part of Arunachal Pradesh sitting at an altitude of 6,000 feet, Mechuka is a hidden treasure. Located around 29km from McMahon Line near Tibet it is a small town surrounded by heavenly hills. Mechuka is home to the Memba community of Arunachal Pradesh. It is a very popular destination among adventure seekers. The place facilitates many adventure sports like paragliding, trekking Rafting, etc. It hosts an annual adventure festival which starts in November every year. Mechuka is one of the top offbeat destinations in Arunachal Pradesh.