Not Himachal Or Uttarakhand, These Hidden Gems Are In Northeast

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by Ishita Agarwal
by Ishita Agarwal 183

One of the most awe-inspiring experiences of a traveller’s life may be a road journey across Northeast India, which is surrounding by soaring, lush alpine forests, towering cliffs, and enormous mountains. National parks, picturesque towns, and culture so rich that you’ll never grow tired of it await you at the Seven Sisters. To help you explore Northeast India, we have curated a list of hidden gems of Northeast India that you can explore on your road trip! 

1. Manas National Park, Assam

A pioneering tiger reserve in India, Manas National Park in Assam is home to one of the country’s largest tiger populations. However, Assam’s varied landscapes may be seen in this biosphere reserve, which is home to various plants and wildlife. Take a safari through this national park in Northeast India to see the Northeast’s richness and the park’s beautiful green fields in all their glory. 

 

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2. Touphema Village, Nagaland

Touphema hamlet in the Northeast is a great spot to get a feel for rural living in the region. To give visitors an idea of what life is like in a Nagaland tribal hut, a small township was erected by the natives and the Nagaland tourism authority. The dwellings are built in the style of traditional tribal huts, and guests will have the opportunity to engage in activities unique to the area. 

3. Jatinga, Assam

Jatinga, a tiny town in Assam’s northeast India, is well-known for its unusual occurrence during the monsoon season. Between 6:30 and 9:00 p.m. on dark moonless evenings, birds in the Jatinga region get confused and plummet into the town’s lights, known as the Jatinga Bird Suicide. Forty-four birds were in the area by this occurrence, and the villagers used to hunt and kill them. 

 

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4. Talatal Ghar, Assam

One of the outstanding examples of Tai Ahom architecture is Talatar Ghar, a 300-year-old structure in Assam. This intriguing structure was originally to serve as a palace, but it was later converted to an army post. Additionally, explore the amazing patterns, hidden tunnels, and ruins that tell a million tales about the history of Assam at this location. 

5. Majuli island

Majuli is the world’s largest river island on the Brahmaputra River in Assam. The rivers Subansiri and Brahmaputra converge to create this island. Since the 16th century, it is famous as the cultural centre of  Northeast India. In Majuli, there are more than a hundred rice varieties, and Komal Saul is one of them. When at Majuli, don’t miss out on the opportunity to sample delicious rice. Moreover, while on the island, don’t forget to pick up some locally made ceramics and handloom products while you’re there. 

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