Things You Should Know Before Planning a Holiday in North East India.
North East India is one of the most Beautiful States with Multifaced and Varied tourist Places like Beautiful valleys, Cascading waterfalls of Meghalaya, river plains, wildlife sanctuaries, the Largest and smallest island on the Mighty Brahmaputra River, vibrating Tribal Culture, and Nagaland and Mizoram.
A combination of all these factors entices Tourists to plan a Northeast holiday covering Assam and Meghalaya. Excellent connectivity and Good Tourist infrastructure will make your Assam holiday a Memorable one. Some Good Assam Holiday Tours Packages are Assam Tour with Shillong, Assam Tour with Flight, Assam Tour with Kaziranga, and Assam Tour with Pobitra Wildlife.
You'll need about 8 or 12 days to cover all the elephant and wildlife safaris and other tourist activities of Assam's most famous national parks. However, finishing the sightseeing of Majuli, the world's largest river island, takes about 2 to 3 days. It will take about 22 days to visit any one of Assam's fascinating areas, from heritage site, wildlife to history to tea landscapes.
You will require about 8 days to cover the Meghalaya Tourist sightseeing in all the gorgeous places in Meghalaya.
What is the weather like in Northeast India?
All over the northeast, the climate varies from area to area. Northeastern area topography is rather diverse. Tawang and Mayodia, the High altitude area of Arunachal Pradesh is Full of snow and very much Similar to the Leh and Ladakh region of Kashmir
Weather in the Plains of Northeast is similar to the plains of the Rest of India but it rains torrentially in Monsoon. Weather is Meghalaya and Nagaland is always Pleasant, not Very Hot in Summer and not very cold In Winter bur weather is always very Humid.
All variations of food are available in Northeast India, from pure Rajasthani and Gujarati vegetarian to non-vegetarian Bengali foods. South Indian food can be seen almost in all the nooks and corners of Assam and Major Tourist places of Meghalaya. The cuisine of all states and some countries, ranging from Nepali, Tibetan, Thai, and Punjabi food is easily available throughout Northeast India.
Festival s are Part and Parcel of Indian Lifestyle and North East India is No exception to this rule. Tawang (Monpa) festival is celebrated around mid-April in Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh. Assam celebrates its Bihu festival roughout the state with joy. During the second week of December, Kohima is celebrating the Hornbill festival in Nagaland.
Kaziranga and Shillong and are the best tourist destinations for your weekend tour in Assam. Shillong, Scotland of the east, is Just 2 Hours away from Guwahati and an excellent place f for weekend tours.
You'll need coats, hats, boots, woolen, and shoes to visit Meghalaya during winter. You'll need an umbrella or raincoat to visit Shillong, particularly during the summer. An umbrella is a must in Assam is rained are unpredictable especially in the Summer months.
Some of the major tourist places of Assam are:
The geography and Culture of Assam have no Parallel in India but Kerala is something similar to Assam and Meghalaya. Kasmir is another Good Nature Holiday Place. Shillong is a good Honeymoon destination.