It wouldn't be wrong to call Northeast India a land with unearthly wonders, considering the fact that it is home to some of most of the beautiful places in the country. Being travellers, we all look forward to discovering its mesmerising spots. Even though it has become a hotspot for offbeat travellers over a period of time, there are still hundreds of places within its boundaries which are left to be discovered despite resembling the natural setting of heaven. Wouldn't you love to know more about these hidden natural wonders?
If yes, then you have reached the right article. Here, we discuss the hypnotising yet unexplored beauties of Northeast India that are actually dream destinations of every traveller. Read on to know more about them.
Mechuka is a small town in the West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh and is known amongst local tourists and offbeat travellers on account of its exotic landscapes. Surrounded by snow-clad mountains and pine trees and blessed with lush green meadows, luxuriant plains, prolific hills and thick forests, Mechuka is a beautiful destination which can satisfy the wanderlust of every traveller.
From trekking atop its hills to camping by its grasslands, there is a lot to do there. It is also popular for its 400-year-old Buddhist monastery where one can find several ancient sculptures. The monastery is located atop a hill in Mechuka Valley, and hence it provides its visitors with the panoramic beauty of Arunachal Pradesh.
If you are a picnic lover, then you cannot find a better place than Bhairabkunda where you can spend a relaxing time with your family and friends amid serenity. Located at an elevation of more than 2300 feet, Bhairabkunda is a hilly region in the Udalguri district of Assam. It is the place where two beautiful rivers, namely Jampani and Bhairabi, merge to form a single stream.
The expanse of Bhairabkunda is dotted with green hills and patched with beautiful forests. Therefore, the region maintains a soothing and calm environment. Bhairabkunda is located at a distance of about 130 km from Guwahati and is easily accessible by road.
Also known as Madhuri Lake, Sangestar Tso is located in the Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh and is one of the highest lakes in Northeast India. It is situated at an elevation of more than 15000 feet. It was created as a result of an earthquake, and hence you can find several uprooted and broken stems of trees in its water.
If you are looking for a hidden beauty where you can get lost in the heavenly charm of nature, then you must plan a trip to Sangestar Tso. Even though most of the time in a year, it remains covered with snow, it is still a year-round destination.
Gushing down the rocky terrains in the Serchhip district of Mizoram, Vantawng Falls is one of the highest waterfalls in Northeast India and is the highest uninterrupted waterfall in Mizoram. It is a two-tiered waterfall and falls from a height of more than 750 feet. Surrounded by thick forests and lush vegetation, the region in and around the waterfall makes for a perfect weekend getaway.
If there is any state in Northeast India which harbours the best of natural beauties, then it is certainly Meghalaya. From living root bridges to the highest rainfall-receiving regions, there is a lot which allures tourists from all over the world. One such place which adds on the existing charm of Meghalaya is Laitlum Canyon.
Characterised by sky-touching mountains, tribal settlements, trekking trails, camping spots and beautiful grasslands, this natural wonder of Northeast India is a beauty beyond comprehension.
Dibru-Saikhowa National Park
Established in the year 1999 and located in the Assam districts of Dibrugarh and Tinsukia, this national park is home to the largest salix swamp forest in Northeast India. It also houses several rare and endangered species of animals, plants and birds. If you are a wildlife photographer, then you cannot afford to miss this natural wonder.
If you think transparent rivers in India can only be found in the mountainous regions, then you must plan a tour of Dawki in Meghalaya. It is home to Umngot river which is known for its crystal clear water. Such is the transparency of this river that one can clearly see the riverbed with naked eyes. Well, doesn't that count as a natural wonder? If yes, then add it to your bucket list.