Enigmatic beauty of North east beckoning

Nov 20


Tarun Yadav

Tarun Yadav

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Darjeeling is a verdant hill station, which was discovered by British and converted into a summer resort that would let them escape the sweltering heat of plains in summer.


North East is always like unchartered territories. Like an enigma unresolved it always offers new possibilities and challenges. The region holds so much diverse and interesting attractions that it is difficult to put into words.

North East tour packagesinvolves seven sister states namely Assam,Enigmatic beauty of North east beckoning Articles Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram; Sikkim and parts of North Bengal including Darjeeling.

Darjeeling is a verdant hill station, which was discovered by British and converted into a summer resort that would let them escape the sweltering heat of plains in summer. It is now a prime tourist destination and is situated in the foot hills of Mount Kanchenjunga. Mount Kanchenjunga is visible in the horizon from Darjeeling and engrossed in that breathtaking sight you can enjoy the attractions darjeeling tour   Visit... has to offer.

Darjeeling Himalayan railway is one of the prime attractions of Darjeeling. It commences from New Jalpaiguri and ends in the hills of Darjeeling. The whole journey, passing through hilly terrain, is an enthralling one. Nick named “Toy Trains”, the trains run on meter gauge and are pulled by stem engines.

Another important attraction of Darjeeling is the sunrise witnessed from Tiger hill. About two thousand and six hundred meters high, Tiger hill is the summit of Ghoom which is the highest railway station on Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. Tourists climb up the hill and stay in the summit for night. The glimpse of first rays of the sun cast upon the twin peaks of Kanchenjunga, painting it pink is a blissful affair. Then sky is turned into magenta, orange and finally to crimson.

The panoramic view of Kanchen Junga range one can have from Batasia Loop is a remarkable episode. It is a gigantic railway loop where the  toy train makes a three sixty degree turn. The other main attractions of Darjeeling are Chowrastha, Peace Pagoda, Lloyd Botanical Garden, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. There is also provision for adventure sports like trekking and white water rafting.Sikkim is a land of rich culture, diverse and exhilarating landscape and biodiversity.

Pelling is a town situated in west Sikkim. pelling tours take you to an altitude of two thousand one hundred and fifty meters. The mighty Himalayas and Kanchen Junga may be viewed from proximity from Pelling. Pelling act as a base for trekkers. Surroundings of Pelling are largely unspoiled and there are numerous waterfalls to see.  

Sikkim is situated in one of the ecological hotspots of Himalayas. Nearly forty percent of Sikkim is forested.  A region which exhibits such wide variety of fauna in such a small area would be few. This makes trekking through Sikkim, a nature lover’s ideal expedition. In addition to trekking there are options for other adventures like river rafting, mountain biking, mountaineering and yak riding.

The important places to visit in Sikkim are Rumtek Monastery, Tsongma lake, Nathu la pass, Baba Mandir,  Gurudongmar lake  and Dzongri trek.

Assam full of greenery is one of the most fresh and vibrant places of India. It is cool and soothing, lush and luring. Assam is famous for its large number of National parks and wildlife sanctuaries. The main tourist attractions are Gauwhati, Brahmaputra, Jorhat, Majuli, Golaghat, Jatinga, Tezpur, Hajo, Goalpara, Chapanalla waterfall etc.

The other sister states also homes numerous attractions like irradiant culture, lush green landscape and cool clime.  

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