Whether you are traveling to North East, or generally curious about the geography, here’s a virtual tour of the eastern land. To begin with, Nagaland, Meghalaya and surrounding regions are the Austria, Slovakia and Norway of Europe. Northeast India comprises of 8 states; 7 sister states namely Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, and the Himalayan state of Sikkim. Sikkim was only annexed to the Indian union in 1975. The lush green forests, gigantic mountains and streaming rivers of Eastern India are waiting to be admired by you. Not to mention, this entire zone is a site of separatist movements initiated by tribes. War apart, North-East flourishes in fora and fauna with about 70% of world’s orchids. It is one of the world’s richest diversity and houses world’s largest riverine Island amidst Brahmaputra Valley which became a part of British India in 1824.
Unity in Diversity at North East India
This gorgeous hilly terrain has Tibetan and South-East Asian residents. North-East India is also home to India’s 7 significant National Parks. As a matter of fact, Mizoram and Tripura are the states with the highest literacy rate in India. This is also a very music active zone, which hosts Hornbill festival in Kohima, Nagaland each year. There’s nature, food, tea, culture, diversity, Rhinos, music, dance, traditional dresses and so much more to explore. When touring North-East India, do take the Assam Tea Garden Tour. This is where you will get the best whole leaf tea in India. Then visit the Unicorn Rhino Wildlife, Cherrapunji Rainforest and Kaziranga National Park for the love of nature. Bihu Festival of Assam and Nagaland Tribe Tours are other interesting options to explore.