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7 Charming Places in Northeast India that Remain Unexplored

There’s some kind of charm in the number 7 that creates a feeling of captivation. From 7 colors of the rainbow to 7 vows of marriage, 7 wonders of the world to 7 days in a week, there’s a mystical quality in number 7. When we are talking about number 7 how can we leave behind the 7 Sister States in the Northeast? The enchanting beauty of the 7 sister states remains untouched. It has the magical power to hypnotize and spellbound you but still remains unexplored. Although there’s such huge tourism potential in this region, still Tripura, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, and Nagaland have not been fully explored by the tourists. Here is a list of 7 charming places in Northeast India that beckons you to explore.

Ujjayanta Palace in Tripura

Coordinates: 23.8373° N, 91.2828° E

Ujjayanta Palace in Tripura stands over an 800 acres land. It was built in the 19th century by King Radha Kishore Manikya. Presently, the Ujjayanta Palace is converted into a museum where you can find priceless art pieces treasure. You can find several temples within the palace that are dedicated to Hindus Gods. This peaceful palace turned museum setting is surrounded by perfectly cropped Mughal gardens and beautiful fountains.

Unakoti is another unexplored location 135kms away from Agartala. You can find Shiva, Vishnu, Ganesha engraved life-size rocks in the hills and also a gushing waterfall. It is also a great picnic spot.

Champhai in Mizoram

Coordinates: 23.4566° N, 93.3282° E

Are you looking for a laid-back and relaxed holiday? Visit Champhai, a small hamlet within a few hours drive from Aizwal, the capital of Mizoram. When you land in Aizwal, you need to get a tourist permit and drive towards Champhai. An ideal place to unwind, far from the maddening crowd, Champhai welcomes you with butterflies, orchids, and hilly slopes covered with rhododendron flowers all around. Lazing around or gazing the Blue Mountains or sitting by the Rih Dil Lake, the atmosphere is divine.

Tawang Monastery in Arunachal Pradesh

Coordinates: 27.5867° N, 91.8577° E

The calm, serene, and remote state of Arunachal Pradesh is a mesmerizing picture of rivers, valleys, nature parks, and virgin forests. Matching with the nature of the state, the Tawang Monastery in the Tawang Valley is one such place that exudes charm and magic. Tawang Monastery built in the 17th century at the top of the mountain is the largest monastery in India and the 2nd largest in the world.  For meditative silence, this is the only place you should be in. The best time to visit is autumn.

Umsiang in Meghalaya

Coordinates: 26.0665° N, 92.1696° E

Meghalaya receives torrential rains and 1/3rd of the state is covered by dense forest. The Umsiang trek is a memorable one and you can witness the double-decker bridge formed by roots of the trees. This root bridge in Umsiang can carry a load of around 50 people at a time and is stronger than any other wooden bridge.

Kaziranga in Assam

Coordinates: 26.5775° N, 93.1711° E

The gateway to the 7 sister states, Assam houses the highest numbers of endangered one-horned rhino and tigers in the world in the Kaziranga National Park. You may feel like coming out right from the Jungle book while the safari. The animals that can usually be seen are deer, wild boars, leopards, and water buffaloes. It is a UN World Heritage site.

Khonoma in Nagaland

Coordinates: 25.6523° N, 94.0230° E

Khonoma is a small village located 20kms west of the capital state of Kohima. The best part of this village is the homestays. The tourists can stay with the tribals in their homes and learn a lot about their ways of living and culture. The Hornbill festival is another attraction held close to the Khonoma village. If you can coincide your visit during the festival in December you can witness the warrior tribes assemble in one place.

Loktak Lake in Manipur

Coordinates: 24.5593° N, 93.8147° E

Loktak is the largest freshwater lake located at a distance of around 48kms from Imphal. It is a paradise for all the bird lovers. It is at Loktak Lake where you can find one of its kind floating islands.

There are many more things to see in the Northeast region than we can list out. You need to visit Northeast India to explore the pristine beauty of this region and witness the fascinating places that still remains unexplored.

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