Untouched, untrodden, and unexplored. These three words sum up the land of seven sisters. The bucolic surrounding set amidst the mountains and far removed from the tumults of the big cities makes for a journey that won’t take someone to just another place but will also show them the contentment found in the diverse yet simple lives of the communities and tribes residing in these quaint towns. Moreover, the generosity of nature endowing the region with beautiful rains and lush, dense forests makes it a natural habitat for the wildlife. If you haven’t visited Northeast India yet, this is the time for a euphoric meeting with the seven sisters. We have put together some places to give you destination goals when visiting these seven states.
Seven Sisters Of India – Majestic Beauty Of Northeast India
Doorway to the land of Seven Sisters states Assam is the central state of the northeast India region that first touches with the Siliguri corridor or the ‘chicken’s neck,’ as for how the 22 KM stretch of land that connects the region with the rest of India. Laden with rich plains, scenic hills, exotic forests, and tea gardens, Assam is the only habitat for rare members of wildlife and host to many wonderful destinations.
Resonating true to the meaning of its name, Meghalaya is indeed an abode of the clouds copious with the beauty of nature and a traveler’s paradise that has largely remained unexplored.
Meghalaya is considered the wettest place in India. The region has long hiking trails, rivers for swimming, lakes for boating, and mountains to climb. Owing to the richness of lush landscapes, the capital city of Shillong is famously called the ‘Scotland of East.’ Here are some of the places you must visit while you are in Meghalaya.
With the major area of the land covered in rich tropical forest and dense amidst dense green hills, Nagaland is one of the most beautiful places in India in terms of scenic landscapes and natural beauty. Be it just a quiet vacation, an exploration of the wildlife, a trekking or hiking adventure, or getting to the root of Naga culture and history, Nagaland amasses many perfect places and destinations that can enchant all kinds of travelers to visit this sardonic sister from the Seven Sisters states.
One of the sparsely populated areas of the country, Mizoram is in no way devoid of any of the gifts of mother nature. High hilltops, tough terrains, lush landscapes, historical heritage, wonderful wildlife, the land of Mizoram is bestowed with breathtaking scenes that have everyone coming here besotted with its beauty. The Mizo people, knitted together with the code of ethics called Tlawmngaihna, take pride in being extremely kind, hospitable, and helpful.
The real meaning of Manipur is the land of jewels. Manipur is a very attractive state of India, its undulating hills, blue lakes, dense jungles, beautiful temples as well as reminisces of heritage and history of the state. Sharing an international border with Burma and also with the states of Assam, Nagaland, and Mizoram, the existence and history of this north-eastern jewel dates back to over 2000 years.
The extreme northeast of Northeast India, Arunachal Pradesh is a step into a world of extraordinary beauty. Its name translates to “Land of Dawn-Lit Mountains; Arunachal Pradesh has also been called the “Paradise of Botanists” and “Orchid State of India.” Deep-rooted in aesthetics and cultural heritage, Tawang Monastery, located in Arunachal Pradesh, has become a religious place for Buddhists. Any Buddhist who goes to visit Arunachala definitely visits this temple. Abundant with cultural festivals in the land of Ziro and bestowed with a bounty of the scenic beauty of hills, lands, and caves, Arunachal is one of the most frequented states of the North-East Region.
Majestic rock palaces, magnificent rock carvings and stone images, and generosity of nature with rich flora and fauna are what the beauty of Tripura is made of. With many Hindu and Buddhist temples in the state, it has also become one of the paths of spiritual tourism followed by those who are seeking to go into the mythological history of Tripura. From palaces to museums to heritage parks, there is a spot for all the different themes a traveler may want to follow.
The seven sister states of India are truly magnificent and their beauty can attract anyone to visit them at least once in their lifetime. We hope you had a great time reading about these wonderful places in Northeast India. For more interesting and awestruck places, keep visiting Travelist, a perfect destination to plan your travel journey.