Things To Know Before Buying Darjeeling Tour Package !
North East India is the most beautiful part of India due to areas covered with flora and fauna. The hilly mountains and forest will make your North East Tour Packages more cherish-able and memorable. Also North East India called as “Seven Sisters” consisting of seven wanderlust states in itself. The states in North Eastern Part connected with the borders of Bhutan, Tibet & Bangladesh. The culture & language spoken and followed by the citizens of North East India is similar with the states bounder ed with Tibet, Myanmar & Bhutan. Those hilly roads & tall trees with amazing cool weather will make trip more exciting. You can customizes your Darjeeling Tour Package according to your comfy.
How To Reach North East
By Air :-
There are four major domestic Airport in Assam, Manipur, Nagaland & Tripura and well connected with all the states of India.
By Bus :-
Through NH 31, 37, 38 & 40 is attached with the North East and connects Assam with the other states of India.
By Train :-
Railway line is linked from states like Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai etc to reach states of North Eastern Parts. North East Express & Rajdhani Express are regularly available to travel North East.
Best Time To Visit North East
The best time to visit North East India is from October To May because chances of low rainfall occurs in these months. Due to the difference in the altitude North East India regions, it is found that temperature of states counted in valley area like Assam is approx 20 degree Celsius. Maximum 14 degree & Minimum 0 degree Celsius in hilly areas like Sikkim, Meghalya & Manipur. During summers due to the heavy rainfall in some region of North East India states results flood though it is not suitable for the travelers to visit during summers month.
Things to Do In Darjeeling Tour Package
1) Trekking :-
Trekking in the region of North East India is on of the most adventures activity when you travelling in North Eastern Part. There are approx 10 treks in North East India Dzongri Trek, Goechala Trek, Monpa Trail etc. During trekking you observe many rare species of birds and animals also some of the treks offers on of the great scenery view of Himalayas.
2) River Rafting :-
River rafting is one of the most tourist attraction in North East India Tour because Brahmaputra river is passing from the Assam & Arunachal Pradesh. The Brahmaputra river is also known as “Siang” in the local area of Arunacha. Rafting in siang river is very challenging and adventure full for the rafters due to the plentiful water flotation. Teesta & Rangit water rafting in Sikkim is suitable for both the rafter either it is experienced or a- matured, it’s white icy water make rafting more wonderful and memorable water sport experience.
3) Camping :-
North Eastern part of India is full of hilly mountains, trees and lakes or river camping in these locations make your trip more adventurous and joyful. Nagaland, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh is considered as a most suitable place for camping for travelers. Every year in these mentioned destination music and traditional festivals held during the month of December.
4) Cave Exploring :-
Exploring mysterious caves in North East India is one of the best thing to do during trip. There is one of the most extensive cave is located in Meghalaya named “Krem Liat Prah” with over 1,01,565 feet long. Also many mysterious caves you will find which hold the unsolved mystery and difficult to discover. The most suitable and famous cave is “Mawsmai Cave” in Cherrapunjee full of flora and fauna, beauty of the place is just wanderlust it is advised to take a local guide before exploring the caves.
Places To Visit In North East
1) Tea Gardens :-
Tea gardens of North East India is one of the main tourist attraction for the domestic and foreign travelers. Visitors are allowed to pluck-off the tea leaves for themselves and explore the factory, farms and villages. Also you get to know about the lifestyle of the villagers and about the tea production process. India is one of the best and leading country in tea production. In Darjeeling Glen-burn tea estate is located which is just 10 Km distance from the Darjeeling town. The blue sea with cool breeze and the perfect view of high mountains will make your tour more wanderlust. The weather is also remains amazing in Darjeeling.
2) Majuli Island :-
It is the most peaceful and amazing tourist place situated in Neamati Ghat approx 12 km way from the Jorhat, Assam. The unique monasteries is the main attraction for tourist where you get to know about the 600 years old culture of Neo Vaishnavite. Also traditional arts is performed by the professional artists of satras.
3) Kamakhya Temple :-
It is one of the most special temple in the world “Kamakhya Temple” located in Guwahati on the Nilachal hill. Also known as the named “Bleeding of Goddess”. The local people of Assam every year organised a festival in the month of June where Brahmaputra river flowing over the temple turn into red water every year. The temple shut downs there gate for three days in June and carnival is organised which is attended by the people from all over India, festival named as Hindu Ambubachi.
4) Tawang Monastery :-
It is situated in the region of Arunachal Pradesh sharing it’s boundary with Bhutan. The monastery is covered with the snowed hilly mountains and trees also the weather and clear blue sky will add more charm during touring this wonderful town. The main attraction for this monastery is it’s counted under 1 one monastery in India and 2nd in the world. This is built by the Merek Lama Lodre Gyatso in 17th Century and starting of 20th century the monastery is managed by the Tibet people till now.
5) Tsomgo Lake :-
Tsomgo and Changu lake both are situated in eastern part of Sikkim about 40 distance from the Gangtok. Lake is covered by the snowed hilly mountains and cedar trees. It is to be advised that visit of this place is being done before afternoon due to the bad weather condition take place. So leave your accommodation at 7 o’clock in the morning after two to three hours of drive reach lake to enjoy. Yaks ride activity for tourist is also available at an reasonable price.
National Parks In North East
1) Kaziranga National Park :-
It is situated at Golaghat & Nagaon district in about 430 square km on the gorge of river Bhramaputra. In 1985 it was announced as a world heritage site by UNESCO because two third community of one horned rhinos are present in this national park. This national park is opened for the tourist from the month of November To April also tourist can explore this park through jeep safari. It would be a most adventurous activity to do in North East trip because you can find leopard, Lions & Tigers during tour Kaziranga National Park.
2) Manas National Park :-
It is located in Baksa, Assam and consisting two districts Chirang & Baksa. Manas National Park was established in 1990 and announced as a world heritage site in 1985. The park was named Manas because of Bhramaputra river passed from the middle of national park. Wildlife & Endangered species are found here and many tourist visit this park every year.
3) Namdapha National Park :-
It is the home of many endangered species of birds and animals like snow leopards, common leopards, cats, tigers, black bears etc. Namdapha National Park is the India’s wide-reaching national park situated Changlang District in the north east part of Arunachal Pardesh sharing it’s border with Myanmar. This national park is located between the two hills named Mishmi hills and Patkai range.
4) Keibul Lamjao National Park :-
Keibul Lamjao was established in October 1953 in Manipur approx 2 hours away from the city “Imphal”. It is also famous with another name “Phumdis” it attracts most travelers because of Loktak Lake consisting freshwater. It is the India’s only floating national park in 40 sq km land is wet with the fresh lake water. Some of the rare horn bill species are found here like Pied hornbill, great pied hornbill, wreathed hornbill.
Tourist Festivals Of North East
1) Horn-bill Festival :-
This festival is held in the month of December from 1st to 10th in Kohima, Nagaland and organised by the Government of Nagaland every year. This festival is celebrated in Naga Heritage Village which is about 12 km away from the city named Kohima. Every year large number of tourist attend this festival to know about the art & culture of Nagaland. This festival is dedicated to the agriculture and nature because more than 50% of population is depending upon agriculture activities. Tourist can enjoy the performance, foods, sports and much more it will make your more memorable.
2) Ziro Music Festival :-
This music festival is organised in the month of September at Ziro Valley, Arunachal Pradesh. From all over the world and India people attend this 4 day music festival. Camping is available for the festival attenders in Ziro Valley, National & International artist showcase there music live on stage. It attracts tourist because of the greenery in all over the directions and festival is enjoyed by the attenders under stars.
3) Losoong Festival :-
This festival is celebrated by the Sikkimese during the New Year also you can say that Sikkimese New Year. It is celebrated by both the region of Nepal & Bhutan for harvesting the crop. During the festival people wear colorful apparels and mask on face, dance program is performed by the Buddhist monks and many competition is organised in which local people take part.