The eight states of North East India attract tourists not just from different parts of India but from all over the world. Blessed with scenic natural beauty, plenty of wildlife, distinct cultural heritage, and several historical monuments, every state has something unique to offer. If you still haven’t explored the myriad gems of India’s beautiful North East region, then it is time to pack your bags, do an instant flight ticket reservation on IRCTC Air and begin this exciting adventure. Before you complete your air travel booking online, do take a look at the eight North-Eastern states and their most loved tourist attractions.
Arunachal Pradesh: From picturesque mountains to unexplored passes, the ‘Land of Dawn-Lit Mountains’ is a treasure trove of nature’s gifts. The tranquil lakes, quiet monasteries, and the incredible variety of birds from different species make this beautiful state a tourist’s paradise.
Must Visit Destinations: Mechuka, Pasighat, Tawang and Ziro
Assam: One of India’s most untouched regions, Assam is sometimes referred to as the land of ‘Blue Hills and Red River’. Home to an abundance of flora and fauna, it also boasts of acres and acres of tea plantations. Gateway to the pristine North East India, it is perfect for exploration and adventure.
Must Visit Destinations: Kaziranga National Park, Kamakhya Temple, Brahmaputra River, Sivasagar
Manipur: India’s jewel city, Manipur boasts of the world’s only floating national park, The Keibul Lamjao National Park. Apart from its awe-inspiring natural wonders, it is also renowned for Rasleelas, Manipuri dance, local handicrafts, and the simplicity of the lifestyle of its local residents.
Must Visit Destinations: Loktak Lake, Moirang, Khwairamband Bazar/ Ima Market
Meghalaya: Highland meadows and steep
Must-Visit Destinations: Shillong, Cherrapunji, Mawlynnong, Dawki, Mawphlang Sacred Grove
Mizoram: Sometimes known as the ‘Songbird of India’, Mizoram is also one of the smallest states in the country. Because of its pleasant climate, this beautiful destination is visited by tourists all around the year. The calm, serene atmosphere and lush greenery everywhere lend this place an irresistible charm.
Must-Visit Destinations: Aizawl, Thenzawl, Hmuifang, Vantawng Falls
Nagaland: ‘Gateway to the Heart of India’, Nagaland has a carefully preserved history and tradition that is apparent in everything from the colorful local costumes to the rich variety of tribes that inhabit its villages. In the land of festivals, tourists can have a gala time here by enjoying the folk songs and dances.
Must-Visit Destinations: Khonoma, Wokha, Pfutsero, Mokokchung
Sikkim: The smallest state in India, Sikkim is characterized by its dramatic landscape that includes thick woodlands, colorful meadows, and snow-capped mountains. Housing the third highest peak in the world, Kanchenjunga is a sight to behold that can be seen from wherever you stand in this beautiful place.
Must-Visit Destinations: Gangtok, Changu Lake, Rumtek, Aritar
Tripura: Waterfalls, mountains, forests, landscapes, archaeological monuments Tripura is a sight for sore eyes. Boasting an immense wealth of art and culture, it is the land of nineteen tribes and its diversity speaks for itself.
Must Visit Destinations: Ujjayanta Palace, Tripura Sundari Temple, Rudrasagar Lake, Unakoti
Now that you know so much about India’s North East region, how about you start planning a trip? To check ticket air fares, flight ticket reservations, and book flights at the best price, simply visit the IRCTC Air app or website. Enter the destination and choose the perfect flight from a wide range of options. Then complete payment using your preferred mode and your booking will be confirmed. Want to get started? Download the IRCTC Air app today! Visit www.air.irctc.co.in