North- East India is a very unique and attractive place to visit as a tourist. You must be asking yourself is
it safe for you and your loved ones to visit and have an amazing time worth the cost put in it? Definitely
yes. It is for sure one will have doubts about taking a vacation trip to North East India due to its history
that has been painted with severe ethnic and political problems among the people in the region. One
thing that you must ensure is your security and health awareness when visiting this region. Generally,
we cannot say that the whole region is safe there include some areas whereas a traveler who is planning
a nice gateway should think twice before going. This includes states such as Manipur, Nagaland, and
Tripura. It will be of great help and deal with consulting a person living in these states before going.
Despite the insecurity brought about by the ethnic and political conflicts, there are some states which
are exceptions-they are safe, have unique attractive sceneries and the people are hospitable. Let’s take
a look at some places in North-East India that are safe to visit.
Gangtok- Meaning ‘The Gateway to Sikkim’
The area is endowed with reposeful glacial lakes, the eye-catching Himalayan peaks, the welcoming
weather that brings out the unique and picturesque of Gangtok. Gangtok is located in the capital of
Sikkim which brings the name ‘The Gateway of Sikkim.’ This place has been hailed to be attractive,
unique, peaceful for tourists across the globe to visit and have an experience of their lifetime. There are
more sceneries in this region such as Rumtek Monastery, Enchey Monastery, Ganesh Tok, Tsomgo lake
among others. The best time to visit Gangtok is any time the year.
Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
This place is usually termed as The Birthplace of Dalai Lama. The uniqueness of this place in Northeast
India is located at a height of 3048m. In this tourist site, you will find Tawang Monastery, which
has been upheld as a sacred place for Buddhists. The holistic nature that the area holds along with the
beautiful sceneries is what you need for relaxation and the feel of it brings a new type of energy in a
person. The best time to visit is September and March.
Also known to be ‘A land ruled by the Nagas’. This area is characterized by hilly landscapes. The dainty,
attractive surrounding of Kohima will leave you wishing to stay there for eternity. Kohima is a capital city
of Nagaland hosting charming quaint hills, a fabulous landscape and emerald forests that bring the fresh
air in the vicinity. The best time to visit the area is from October to June.
It means ‘A hidden color of Mizoram’. This area hosts the highest number of illiterate people in India
but does not deny the place its natural beauty and blessed sceneries that will leave memories in your
life. Sercchip brings out the village life experience, the fresh air, the hospitable people and the activities
they engage in to earn a livelihood. Some places should not miss exploring in this area such as
Cchingpuli Thlan, Hriantrengna lung, and Vantawng Khawhitha waterfall. You can visit Sercchip at any
time of the year.
Also termed as ‘Meghalaya’s dewdrop’. The picturesque and accommodating weather of this area is t
die for. It has been known to be the wettest place in India with its charming sceneries that will take your
breath. This area hosts several waterfalls such as Noh Kalikai fall, Noh Sngithiang falls and Dain Thelen
falls. The best time to visit the area is from September to May.