Updated December 19th, 2023 at 11:07 IST

Discover tranquility with these relaxing vacation destinations in Northeast India

The Northeastern region of India, often referred to as the "Seven Sisters," is a treasure trove of diverse cultures, and serene landscapes.

Reported by: Republic Lifestyle Desk
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Northeast India | Image:Wikipedia

India’s diversity spreads across culture, traditions, geography, food, language, clothes and region-specific customs. If you are a traveller, there is no place better than India to explore, learn and appreciate the beauty of nature. Talking about unexplored hidden gems, the entire North East is beautiful, peaceful and has the full potential to become a travel hotspot. But before that happens, take a quick trip to these tranquil cities for a relaxing vacation.

Shillong, Meghalaya

Shillong is often called the "Scotland of the East" for its picturesque landscapes. Explore the calming Ward's Lake, see the waterfalls, stroll through the vibrant Police Bazaar, and visit the tranquil Shillong Peak for breath-taking views. Shillong's pleasant weather and serene ambiance make it an ideal retreat.

Shillong | Image: Unsplash

Mokokchung, Nagaland

Immerse yourself in the Naga culture and unwind in the tranquil town of Mokokchung in Nagaland. Surrounded by hills and lush greenery, Mokokchung offers a serene escape. Visit Longkhum, a tiny and quiet village with views that will mesmerise you, and experience the local hospitality at a traditional Morung.

Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

Tawang, perched at a high altitude, boasts stunning landscapes and a tranquil atmosphere. The Tawang Monastery, one of the largest in the world, exudes serenity, and the pristine beauty of the Sela Pass and Madhuri Lake adds to the calming experience. The town's remote location makes it an ideal destination for those seeking peaceful solitude.

Aizawl, Mizoram

Aizawl, the capital of Mizoram, is known for its mild climate and captivating scenery- both ideal for an unforgettable vacation. The Durtlang Hills provide a perfect vantage point to enjoy the sunset over the city. Explore the State Museum, stroll through the local markets, and enjoy the delicious regional dishes.

Aizawl | Image: Unsplash

Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh

Famous for the Ziro Music Festival and surrounded by rice fields and pine-clad mountains, Ziro offers a peaceful yet eventful escape. The Ziro Valley is dotted with traditional Apatani villages, providing a glimpse into the indigenous way of life. Enjoy the tranquility of nature and explore ancient caves and bamboo groves for a truly enriching experience.


Published December 19th, 2023 at 10:19 IST

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