North East India Tour & Travel Guide

North East India is a least explored, most mysterious and arguably the most beautiful region of India. It shares its border with four neighbouring countries China, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Bhutan and it is the only gateway to Bhutan from india side.

North East also referred as the ‘Seven Sister States’ referring the states named Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura. India’s seven well known national parks are found here named as Kaziranga, Manas, Uran & Pobitora in Assam; Namdapha in Arunachal Pradesh; Sipajijola in Tripura, Keibul Lamjao in Manipur and the World famous one horn rhino is found here.

Green lush mountain ranges intermingled with magnificent dense forests, passing through Buddhist stupas and monasteries, windy roads, glacial lakes, and a climate to die for. The North East will surely take your breath away, and keep you coming back for more.

Tour Packages
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States

Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura

Population

46.762 million

Top Sites

Bodhgaya, Kolkata, Kaziranga National Park, Darjeeling, Sikkim, Ranchi, Bhubaneshwar, Puri, Tawang, Ziro Valley, Tiger Hill, Nathula Pass, Cherrapunji

Temprature
Summer
April to June

24°C to 45°C

Monsoon
July to Sep

21°C to 35°C

Winter
Oct to Feb

10°C to 27°C

An Insight into North East India Tourism

Unplug the Un-spoilt…Getaway to the picture-perfect landscapes & cultural diversity

East India includes Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha and also the union territory Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The seven sisters often mentioned along with east India, own their popular identity of north-east India. The eastern states of India, have rich natural deposits of minerals, abundance natural beauty, wildlife like none have, colourful festivals, heritage that narrates old world charm, beautiful beaches and lip-smacking food. Places of prime importance in this zone include Kolkata, Darjeeling, Siliguri, and Kalimpong in West Bengal; Bhubaneswar, Puri, Konark in Odisha; Rajgir, Bodhgaya, Ranchi and others in Bihar and Jharkhand. Wildlife lovers must explore the Simlipal & Sundarbans.

East India is home to a several World Heritage Sites. Odisha displays inherent architectural expertise in marvels like the Sun Temple in Konark (World Heritage Site) and the ancient Jagannath Temple in Puri. Mahabodhi Temple of Bodhgaya (World Heritage Site) is related to life of the Buddha and his attainment of Enlightenment. On the other hand Kolkata in West Bengal is rightly termed as the Cultural Capital of India. This place boasts 19th-century architectural awes like the Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge and others.

The ancient temples and other places of worship here date back to bygone eras. Be it the Gupta Dynasty Bodhgaya relics or the ethos of Jagannath Temple of Puri, religious teachings & believes are deep rooted here. In Bihar, the Thai Monastery, Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple, Bodhgaya, Durgeshwari Cave Temple, Baidyanath Temple, Pataliputra Theerth (Jain Temple), and the Vishnupaada temples are very revered and popular. Similarly, Kalibari Temples across Kolkata and Dakshineswar Kali mandir and Kali Ghaat Kali Mandir are amongst the most popular ones. Synonym to Odisha, Jagannath Dham, says it all.

Puri is one of the oldest towns in India and is popular for The Jagannath Cult. The capital Bhubaneswar - the city of temples, is dotted with more than 1000 temples. The prominent ones being Lingaraj Temple, Rajarani Temple, Parshuram Temple, Ram Mandir, Brahmeswar Temple and many others.

The topography here is a mélange of nature’s attributes. From high raise Eastern Ghats to the coasts of Bay of Bengal, through the gangatic plains, this zone is a perfect habitat and breeding ground for many species of flora & fauna. Although east India might not have the opulence of the north and south India, yet it is beyond comparison in its abundance of natural richness and tribal culture. The wooded hills and wildlife destinations here draw tourists to explore this unspoiled haven. The most popular ones being Simlipal (Odisha), Bhitarkanika (Odisha), Chilka lake (Odisha), Gahirmatha Turtle Sanctuary (Odisha), Sundarbans (West Bengal), Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary (Jhankhand), and Rajgir Wildlife Sanctuary (Bihar). Various unspoiled beaches and caves in Odisha, Bihar and Jharkhand, have become recent choice of globe trotters.

Bengali in West Bengal, Odiya in Orissa and Bihari, Bhojpuri & Maithali in Bihar & Jharkhand, are the local languages. Nevertheless Hindi is understood across most parts of East India. The Cuisines & flavours here are subtle and delicately spiced. People relish both, vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. Bengali fish delicacies and sweets lure everyone in Kolkata and the soft & juicy sweets of Odisha like Chhena Gaja, Chhena Poda and Rasmalai are mouthwatering. The savoury Litti-Chokha of Bihar is not to be missed. The dance, music, literature and other art forms here ass colour & vibrancy to life. Be it the Sambalpuri folk dance of Odisha or Rabindra Sangeet of Bengal or be it Pattachitra of Odisha or Madhubani paintings of Bihar, these creative indulgences are sure to leave any travellers mesmerizing.

States of North East India

Popular Places of North East India

Popular Tour Packages of North East India

Buddhist Pilgrimage India

Gautama Buddha, regarded by his followers as an enlightened teacher, spent a considerable part of his...

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Footsteps of Lord Buddha

If you have a spiritual quest and want to know about Buddhism, this trip taking you to most important..

09 Days

4.2/5

Blissful Sikkim Tour with Darjeeling

With a large number of fascinating and unexplored destinations, the north eastern region of India is like...

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4.4/5

Unexplored North East India Tour

India's North East region is a land of undulating hills and plains with luxuriant green cover...

12 Days

4.5/5

North East India with Bhutan Tour

India's North East region is a land of undulating hills and plains with luxuriant green cover...

12 Days

4.6/5

Tribal Tour of Orissa

With its largest number of Tribes in the country and 24 percent of the total population of the state...

12 Days

4/5

Popular Hill Stations in North East India

Gangtok

Gangtok

Gangtok the capital city of Sikkim is at a height of 5500 feet, giving it a spectacular view of the Khangchendzonga. The meaning of Gangtok is hill-top; it is a blend of cultural identities to urbanisation.

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Darjeeling

Darjeeling

Darjeeling also referred as the Queen of Hills is heaven on earth. The toy train in Darjeeling is one of the biggest attractions, which gives a spectacular view of the Himalayas.

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Kalimpong

Kalimpong

Kalimpong is a hill station located on the foothills of Shivalik ranges at an altitude of 1250 m on the banks of Teesta River. It is renowned for its panoramic valley views, Buddhists monasteries, churches and Tibetan handicrafts etc.

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