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Arunachal Pradesh :

Arunachal Pradesh is sure to leave the onlooker spellbound with its majestic beauty spread lavishly on the hills. A haven to impenetrable forests, deep gorges and wide rivers, Arunachal is the largest state in the North Eastern India. For a long time the state has been isolated as the 'hidden frontier' but now it has finally emerged out as a perfect tourist destination, which also attracts pilgrims from all parts of country.

Arunachal is a place of serene beauty amply studded with silver mountain peaks and deep river valleys. The mighty river Brahmaputra adorns Arunachal with its splendid silver beauty. It is a haven to more than 500 rare species of birds like white winged duck, sclater monal, Bengal florican etc. There are 8 wildlife sanctuaries and 2 National Parks in the state. Pay a visit to Namdapha National Park, which is unique with elevation varying from 200 mts. to 4500 mts. Find rare and endangered species of mammals, amphibians, reptiles, butterflies etc. in their natural habitat. Besides, the state has thousands of species of orchids. Nature base tourism has special relevance for the state because of its unique topography, floral and faunal diversity and idyllic settings.

Arunachal Pradesh is India's land of the rising sun. Situated on the easternmost tip of the country, it shares its international border with Bhutan, China and Burma, and its national border with Assam and Nagaland. The territory is divided into 10 districts. This land, blessed with the most breathtaking scenery, an amazing variety of wildlife, magnificent ancient ruins and charming tribal folk, is any traveller's paradise.

Assam :

Welcome to the Shangri-La of the northeastern India. Assam is the land of wooded hills and vales. With Brahmaputra river meandering through, sprawling tea gardens, enticing songs and dances, fine silks, the state is a must on the itinerary of international as well as Indian tourists. Also known as the land of the 'Red River', the Brahmaputra, and the 'Blue Hills' Assam offers awesome panoramic beauty with its exceptional flora and fauna, lofty green hills, boundless rolling plains, strong waterways and verdant deciduous forests.

Assam is identified by its Bihu songs and dances, the Kaziranga Wild Life Sanctuary where the rare one-horned rhinoceros roams at will and silks such as 'paat' and 'muga' which rank amongst the finest in the world. The state's tea, which finds its way to millions of homes all over the globe and the Shrine of Kamakhya which, draws thousands of devotees every year.






Meghalaya :


Meghalaya or the 'abode of the cloud' is meant for Gods to live in with its pure atmosphere. Its sweet water and peaceful environment would attract even Gods. It invites you with open arms to spend some time in its lap of nature. Tucked away in the hills of eastern sub-Himalayas Meghalaya is one of the most beautiful states in India. Nature has blessed her with abundant rainfall, sun-shine, virgin forests, high plateaus, tumbling and above all with sturdy, intelligent and hospitable people.

Shillong, the capital city has a number of beautiful sites like, Ward's Lake, Lady Hydari Park, Polo Ground, Museum, Elephant Falls and the Shillong Peak that overlooks the city golf course. Nature trekking in the hills is an exhilarating experience for all the tourists who love to visit the state. In order to cater to the growing tourist population, especially foreign, a number of hotels have come up in Shillong and other areas of the State. These hotels provide ideal transit facilities for tourists and the discerning businessmen traveler alike.





Mizoram :


Surrounded by Burma, Bangladesh and Tripura, Mizoram is an amalgam of former North and South Lushai hill districts. It is a land of great natural beauty with an endless variety of flora and fauna.

Aizawl, located at nearly 4,000 feet above sea -level, is a religious and cultural center of the Mizos. Champai, Tamdil, Vantawng fall and Thenzawl are some of the other important tourist centers in this state.

Tamdil's fame rests on its natural lake; Vantawang has the highest waterfall in Mizoram and Champai offers a view of the Myanmar hills. Mizoram has a pleasant weather throughout the year. The entire area is under the direct influence of the monsoon with heavy rains from May to September. Annual rainfall: 250 cm. 11-21 degrees Celsius in summer; 20-29 degrees Celsius in winter.






Nagaland :