North-East India is lesser explored part of India but it is one of the most pristine, blissful and soul cleansing regions of India. This part of the country comprises of the Seven Sister States, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura and some parts of Sikkim.
People here have an ear for good music and almost every corner will boast of a musician. Shillong, the capital town of Meghalaya, is also known as the Rock Music Capital of India. Legendary musician Lou Majaw hails from the state of Meghalaya, so does Soulmate, one of India’s best blues band. There is no better experience when it comes to music here. Imagine the beautifuland less populated mountains, fresh air to breathe and peace to the T. Make sure you attend the Ziro Festival of Music in Arunachal Pradesh, which is a highly sought-after musical fixture in the country.
Endangered Species Like The One-Horned Rhino
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Assam’s Kaziranga National Park is a World Heritage Site and it hosts two-thirds of the world’s great one-horned rhinoceroses. In 1975, one-horned rhinos were almost extinct with only 600 of them remaining in the jungles of Nepal and India. Here you can take a safari tour and while you see elephants, wild water buffaloes, swamp deers and a wide variety of birds, you can also oggle at the hard work put in at this National Park.
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North-East India is home to a number of tribes and these tribes have a rich handicraft tradition of their own. Bamboo works are widespread in the region. Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura have some very skilled bamboo craftsmen, who make beautiful screens, lamp stands, furniture and baskets among other things.
Eco friendly Nature
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This adorable destination will make you feel fresh, energetic and peaceful. Located in Manipur, the Loktak Lake has fresh water and is also known as the floating lake due to the floating phumdis on it. Interestingly, the Apatani tribe of Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh has developed its own unique sustainable methods of farming. You can also go visit the Khangchendzonga National Park in Sikkim.
Another highlight of Arunachal is that the state is dotted with several seminal Buddhist monasteries.
If you love adventures, this is the right place to be, because it is also an abode or a haven for trek addicts and road trip suckers. The Goechala Trek in West Sikkim is considered to be the closest comparison to the famed trekking routes of Nepal. Dzukou Valley, Beyul of Pemako, Green Lake, Reiek Mountain and Unakoti are some of the other trekking destinations that you can explore in this region.
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