When it comes to wandering around like a gipsy in some really heavenly places in this country, our very own Northeast India has a plenty of splendid options. The north-east region of the country has optimum options for one to choose from and spend some of the best moments. Come, let’s explore them:
Located in the ‘Abode of Clouds’ Meghalaya, Mawlynnong is that name which in itself is famous all over Asia. Already marked its existence in the world map as one of the cleanest villages in Asia, the very first entry into this village will sweep the ground off your feet through its tranquil beauty and so well-maintained cleanliness and hygienic atmosphere. Nicknamed as the God‘s own garden, Mawlynnong was being awarded as the cleanest village in Asia in 2003. The well-constructed bamboo huts, it’s simple and naive villagers, the neatly and cleanly maintained homestays, the living root bridge located just in a few minutes’ walk from the village which is said to be over a 1000 years old and the warm hospitality of its natives are the must be trying attractions of the village that none can say no to.
Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh
When it comes to exploring Arunachal Pradesh, the land of the Rising Sun, there is no dearth of natural richness and breathtaking sights. The natural richness and ethnic vivacity of the state is the most attractive factor that pulls so many tourists every year. One of the most beautiful valleys of the state, Ziro, no doubt, is the hidden beauty of Arunachal Pradesh. Landing on this valley for a day or two will give you the hint of an exotic unexplored treasure which only the one can realize who gets lucky enough to visit the valley physically. Here you get to view the lifestyle of one of the colourful tribes of Arunachal Pradesh, the Apatanis who specialises in heavily tattooing their body!
Haflong in Assam is amongst the most beautiful hill stations of the north-eastern states and has long been a point of attraction for tourists. This small town, situated at an altitude of 680 m above the sea level, certainly is the best gift of ultimate joy for its visitors. Haflong is the home to more than 2 lakh varieties of flowers and welcomes migratory birds to Jatinga every year.
Dzukou Valley, Nagaland
Nagaland has uncountable picturesque locations in it and if it is about picking up just one then one can quickly pick the mesmerising Dzukou valley for a trip to be remembered. Situated at 2452 m above sea level, the beauty of the valley is that it treats the eyes with endless views of greens under the clear blue sky by lying at the border that divides Manipur and Nagaland. The best part of the valley is its seasonal flowers that bloom to steal simply any and every heart that goes for an expedition into the valley.
Meghalaya has a bundle of amazing places to visit and Laitlum surely deserves to be kept on the top of the list. Just very close to the capital city Shillong, Laitlum can woo you and garner an instant applaud for it. This village, located in the tahsil of Mawkynrew of the East Khasi Hills district, offers beautiful & spectacular bird's eye view of the city of Shillong. The presence of blooming orchids, green hills, green-carpeted surface, bamboo plants, misty surrounding and the cottony clouds makes the Laitlum village so worth visiting for the travellers.
North East India has no dearth of peaceful and serene sites to escape from the daily humdrum and the options to explore, adventure and enjoy in this region are at its best and in plenty.