Weekend Getaways

North East India remains a perfect region in the country to escape the hectic city life, especially during weekends. The region is blessed with some of the most charming weekend getaways where you can relax amidst never ending stretches of nature, without being troubled by worldly tensions. Here stay some of the rarest tribes bringing in their own unique cultures and traditions.

Listed below are the top weekend getaways of North East India:

Bomdila is a peaceful town hugged by majestic Himalayan mountain ranges. The place has rich greenery all around and is known for boosting a fascinating culture and lifestyle. It remains one of the most visit places in Arunachal Pradesh standing 8000 feet above sea level. Numerous photographers flock here to relish its serene outlook and unmatched hues of nature. Here you will find numerous places to visit which remain a visual treat for the eyes.

Cherrapunjee remains the wettest place on earth. This scenic town in Meghalaya is blessed with beautiful looking sky which constantly changes its colors, cool breeze which caresses your soul and undulating green valleys where you can enjoy serene walks. The town still possesses a colonial charm as it was once the summer retreat for the British with artistically designed bungalows and remnants of regal churches.

Gangtok is all about spending your holidays in the lap of clouds. This summer retreat is the capital and the largest city of Sikkim. Though Gangtok houses numerous concrete-block buildings, they never fade away the natural beauty residing here in abundance. Here you can spend your days amidst innumerable viewpoints, emerald valleys, and views of the majestic looking Khangchendzonga. Tibetan cultures reside in Gangtok in abundance and can be witnessed in the form of numerous monasteries dotted here.

Kalimpong is a tiny hill station in the northern part of Darjeeling district of West Bengal.  The town is all about breathtaking mountains, flourishing gardens and shimmering lakes. People visit here to explore unmatched hues of nature all around dotted with historical temples and tiny monasteries.

Kaziranga remains a dream destination of every wildlife lover seeking the most beautiful facades from the world of wild. Being amidst a forest, listening to the solace of nature and gazing into the bushes to spot a wild animal bestow great excitement. Kaziranga sprawls over the Nagaon and Golghat districts of Assam. Here you will be blessed with views of wetlands, grasslands, thick forests and riverine habitats. Kaziranga's ecosystem is vast and thus, it acts home to numerous animals.

World's Largest Fresh Water Island, Majuli is blessed with a lush green environment good enough to relish all the wonders of nature. The island spreading over an area of 1250 sq. km rests in the river Brahmaputra. Majuli remains one of the most peace oozing places in India and is also a UNESCO's World Heritage Site. The place is mostly inhabited by Tribals. Visit here and get drenched into its unique cultures which have earned it the name of the cultural capital of Assam. People of these tribes celebrate their cultures with great joy. Raas is a major festival here.

Nathula Pass
Nathula Pass is a splendid looking pass at an elevation of 14,140 feet on the Indo Chinese border. It is a beautiful location where daredevils flock to gratify their hunger for some excitement and to spot the most unseen facades of Mother Nature. Nathula Pass is just 56 kilometers from Gangtok and takes you to the beautiful looking Tsongmo Lake. For most of the year, the pass remains covered in snow. It was earlier used by merchants of India and Tibet for trading purpose.

Pelling, in West of Sikkim, brings to you a bag full of cultural extravaganza. This is a perfect place to sneak out from hectic city life and enjoy vivid charms of nature. From here you can catch snow-capped Kanchenjunga range while enjoying a hot cup of coffee from your hotel window. The place has a rich historical charm and rich cultures which show in its beautiful monasteries.

The charismatic city of Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya.  It is a beautiful abode of clouds blessed with radiant waterfalls, manicured gardens, shimmering lakes, and a distinct culture. The locals of Shillong are deeply devoted to music which has earned the city title of the music capital of India. Travelers visit here to relax amidst ample of serenity and escape the summer heat.  

The birthplace of Dalai Lama, Tawang sits at an altitude of about 3048m in north east India. Such height gives it a pleasurable ambience and keeps it away from the hands of modern world. The place is known for housing some of the greatest monasteries holding immense significance among Buddhist pilgrims. Tawang is both serene and spiritual and lures nature as well as religious souls.

Ziro Valley
Ziro is a stunning World Heritage Site located in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. It is also known with the name of Apatani Plateau. It rests 1500 meters above sea level and remains a heaven of solace giving tired souls a nice escape from city life. The exotic flora and fauna found here is unmatched. With cool summers and chilly winters the place can be visited any time of the year.

Sandakphu Trek
Sandakphu is the highest peak in West Bengal at a height of 11,941ft. The trek can be completed in 6 days treating you with abundance of nature all around. As you reach its top, you are showered with impressive views of Mother Nature which cannot be found anywhere else. The trek is perfect for both novice as well as veteran trekkers. From here you can capture views of the world’s tallest peaks, including Lhotse (the fourth highest peak in the world) and Makalu (the fifth highest peak in the world).

Gorichen Peak
Gorichen Peak stands at a height of 22,500 feet above sea level and is the highest peak in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. The mountain rests in the Tawang District around 164 kms from the main headquarters of the district. Gorichen Peak or Sa-Nga Phu is a great treat for adventurers seeking exciting climbing opportunities. The trek is perfect for both amateurs as well as beginners. Travelers often catch views of the Gorichen Peak during their travel from Bomdila to Tawang.

Jampui Hills
Jampui Hills is a beautiful hill range in the North Tripura district of Tripura. The hills enjoy borders with the state of Mizoram. Jampui hills is home to 10 beautiful tiny villages where most of the locals belong to the Mizo community. Most of the people here speak Mizo, English and Bengali. The hills celebrate the famous Orange Festival as the hills enjoy orange plantation since the early 60s.

Anjaw is a tiny offbeat town in Arunachal Pradesh adorned with far sprawling greenery, cascading waterfalls, pristine river streams, verdant pine forests and uncountable other spectacular things to do. This is a perfect place to relish the solace of nature and unwind with your loved ones. Anjaw is the second least populous district in India and stays away from glitz and glamour of the modern world.


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