10 Places to Visit In the Northeast


Enchanting feel to the number seven. Days of the week, wonders of the world, colors of the rainbow, marriage vows – are all spoken of in sevens! Let’s talk today about 10 amazing places to visit in the northeast. 

In keeping with the number’s mystical quality, we turned our focus to India’s Northeastern states or the Seven Sisters that are bewitching in their beauty and diversity in their culture. Northeast is a fascinating place in the far-east of India.

The unbeatable hospitality of the people, jaw – dropping natural beauty, cloud laden landscapes, eco-friendly lifestyles, and enriching history of the land will surely make you wander in the distant land at least once.

Apart from the famous festivals like Hornbill and Bihu, people are not aware of the social fabric and rich cultural heritage of Northeast India.


Here are some of the best places to explore in Northeast India to experience the eternal beauty. For more spectacular views similar to these, you can contact the Best Cape Town tourism company.


Who has not heard about the famous transparent Dawki River? It is bewitchingly beautiful, and a boat ride will take your experience a notch higher. Also, known as the Umngot River, do not miss out on the Dawki bridge when you are here.2020

2.Umiam Lake

Another pristine lake of Shillong in Meghalaya, its beauty and tranquillity will sweep you off your feet completely. Try the water sports option when you are here.


The capital city of Sikkim, it is the ultimate tourist hub. You will be spoilt for choice when you are here with so much to do. The Baba Mandir, Gurudongmar Lake, and NathuLa are a must.RavanglaLocated in the southern part of Sikkim, Ravangla is one of the most popular tourist places in north east India. Here, you can do some bird-watching from the Ralang Monastery. Besides, the sunrise from here is very captivating. 

4.Tawang Monastery

You would not believe that visiting a monastery could be such a surreal experience until you visit the Tawang Monastery. Perched at a height of 10,000 feet, it gives the most breath-taking view of the entire Arunachal Pradesh valley. The highlights include the view of the Tawang river and more than 800 beautiful sculptures here.

5.Tsomgo Lake

Tsomgo Lake is one of the best tourist places in north east India. Located at a distance of 37 km from Gangtok, this lake is known for its spectacular beauty. The magnificent Himalayas encircle the lake and make for great views. Enjoy the views of the snow clad mountains on a visit to this lake.

6.Loktak Lake

Loktak Lake is one of the largest freshwater lakes in North East India and is famous for its small floating islands. It is also home to the world’s only floating National Park called Keibul Lamjao National Park. A nature lover’s haven, the place is great for birdwatching, clicking photographs and spotting the endangered Manipur brow-antlered deer.


7.Kanchenjunga Base Camp

Kanchenjunga Base Camp is on every adventure junkie’s bucket list. Located at a height of 8,586 m, it comes with its own challenges. The expedition to the base of the third highest peak in the world is not easy and should be attempted by those who have an impressive experience in trekking and mountaineering. It involves a lot of planning and building endurance.

8.Nongriat Village 

The Double-Decker Living Roots BridgeNongriat Village is famous for the double-decker living roots bridge, it is one of the most amazing places to visit in north east India. You will be amazed to see the natural entanglement of the roots with man-made enhancements. There is no other place like Double Decker living Roots Bridge.

9.Laitlum Canyon 

An Encompassing Views Of Khasi Hills Literally translating to the end of the world, Laitlum Canyon is famous for the encompassing views of the Khasi Hills. The enthralling lush green scenes make it one of the most beautiful places to visit in north east India. This place is quite secluded and hence, perfect for nature lovers and those wanting to get away from it all.

10.Chandubi Lake

Located around 65km from Guwahati (about an hour and a half), near the Meghalaya border, Chandubi is a very scenic and picturesque lake in the lap of nature. The Kulsi river flows from the Khasi hills in Meghalaya and runs into Assam to join the Brahmaputra, and this area is just near the border where the river crosses over into Assam. There are native boatmen at the river who offer a ride for around 100/- per person (open to negotiation). There are some amazing trekking trails leading to equally beautiful mountain streams and waterfalls.

11.Krang Suri Falls

If you are looking for some adventure and some fun then Krang Suri Waterfalls must be on your to do list. One of the few waterfalls in the area which offer you an opportunity to swim. The location is picturesque. However the travel time from Shillong is close to 3 hours and it is more or less a full day excursion. But the excursion is worth the time spent.

12.Sizu Cave

The Siju Cave located in Meghalaya, since the beginning of twentieth century, remains one of the chief sources of observing natural phenomena among cave researchers. It is the first limelight natural cave in India, is also known as the bat cave, owing to the abundance of these nocturnal mammals here.

Northeast India is a home to most diverse, unspoilt, natural places in the country. It’s for everyone may it be a believer, adventurer, a devotee, a pacifist or a romantic. Dive your soul into steamy forests, majestic waterfalls, historical mountains and enchant yourself.

North-East India tourism boasts of places of beauty where nature flourishes with all its glory. Situated amidst the many hilltops and scenic valleys, the beautiful places to visit when travelling to North East paint a picture that you need to see to believe.

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