The Seven Sister States, also known as Paradise Unexplored, has fascinated Indians and foreigners alike. With its untainted natural beauty and incredible ingrown culture, this part of India is a must-see destination for an avid traveler. Here are 7 ‘Do-Not-Miss’ locations, one from each of these 7 states, which will make you want to pack your bags and hop onto the next flight.
Mechuka, Arunachal Pradesh
Mechuka is a small town located in the bosom of Mechuka valley and is home to the Memba tribe. Surrounded by a scenic beauty of snow-capped mountains and the River Siyom flowing past it, this is one of the ‘Do-Not-Miss’ destinations in the state of Arunchal Pradesh.
Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam
While declared as a Tiger Reserve in 2006, this World Heritage Site hosts two-thirds of the world’s great one-horned rhinoceroses. This Sanctuary is home to diverse flora and fauna making it a biodiversity hotspot of the Eastern Himalayan Range.
Moirang is the largest tourist town in Bishnupur District of Manipur, located 45km south from the state capital, Imphal. It houses KeibulLamjao National Park and Loktak Lake, the largest fresh water lake of the North-East region.
Nohkalikai Water Falls, Meghalaya
Nohkalikai, in Khasi language means “Jump of KaLikai”, derives its name from a local woman, Likai, who jumped of the cliff next to the falls. This waterfall is the tallest plunge waterfall in India.
Phawngpui Peak, Mizoram
Feeling adventurous? Climb the Phawngpui Peak, the highest peak in the region of Mizoram. It presents a picturesque view of the blue hazed hills and its valleys below, giving it its name, “The Blue Mountain”, while playing home to various flora and fauna. Orchids and Rhododendrons are found in plenty at this location.
Touphema Village, Nagaland
Recognized as a tourist village by the local government, Touphema Village offers an insight into the history, ancient myths and traditions of the Naga people. You get to experience their lifestyle while enjoying bonfires, cultural dances, their dining and more. Located 40 km from Kohima, the capital city of Nagaland, this village is famous for its scenic views.
Neermahal Palace, Tripura
This “Water Palace” is situated 53 km away from Agartala, the capital of Tripura amidst the Rudrasagar Lake. It was built by King BirBikram Kishore Debbarman of the erstwhile Kingdom of Tripura, incorporating Hindu and Muslim architectural styles. This is one amongst the 2 water palaces built in India, the other one being JalMahal in Rajasthan.
So what are you waiting for? Unleash the explorer in you and hop on !!!