Monday, April 9, 2007

Hidden Treasure Of India

Best known as the Seven Sisters, North-East India comprises of eight beautiful Indian states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Sikkim and Tripura. Naturally very affluent, the entire region is prompt in offering wide scope of tourism. Vast greenery and dense forest lying in the lap of Himalayan hills are home to several of wildlife parks and hill stations offering abundant of opportunity for eco tourism.

States of the region

Assam: Gateway to the other north-east states and home to world famous One-Horned Great Indian Rhino, the state is also famous for its dense forests and tea gardens.

Arunachal Pradesh: The Land Of Rising Sun, Arunachal Pradesh has lush green forests and river valleys to offer great opportunity for eco tourists.

Nagaland: The 2nd smallest state of the region, Nagaland conceals immense beauty in its panoramic hills and forests.

Meghalaya: The isolated state called as The Abode Of The Cloud has several of beautiful hills full of eco tourism opportunity.

Mizoram: Full of places of historical interests along with breathtaking natural locations, such as its hills, wildlife parks and valleys make together Mizoram must to be explored.

Manipur: The Land Of Jewels, Manipur is a small north-eastern state with diverse opportunity of wildlife viewing, shopping and cultural exploration of the state.

Sikkim: The most beautiful states of the region, Sikkim is also one of the most beautiful state of the country, and is aptly called The Land Of Orchid.

Tripura: One of the smallest state of the country, Tripura has several of famous temples, palaces, museums and wildlife parks, which constitute the best attraction for tourists.

Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Sphere Of Activity in Northeast India

Angling : The magnificient snowed sparkling river ‘Jia Bhoroli’ of Assam is famous for angling. Angling competition is held every year at Jia Bhoroli where anglers gather all together in large number. Kapili and Manas are the other rivers perfect for angling in Assam. Bhalukpong is famous for angling on the river Kameng in Arunachal pradesh. Ranikor in Meghalaya is another famous spot for angling.

River Cruise : Brahmaputra one of the greatest rivers in Asia offers the wide scope for river cruise from Ninging to Dhubri, besides other water adventure sports.

Boat racing : Boat races are often organised at places such as Haju, Saulkuchi, Barpeta and Gwathi in Assam. Boat cruise in Assam is breathtaking during the festive occasions. The colourful annual boat race is held at Umgot River(Meghalya) in the spring season annually. Hiyang Tannaba Boat Race is held in the month of November at Tangapat(Manipur).

River rafting : It is thrilling to raft down in the Brahmaputra , passing through the north eastern states of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. River rafting in the North-East parts is sure to leave a life time experience for the tourists. Tista and rangit rivers in Sikkim offers ideal location for river rafting.

Trekking : There are countless trekking routes in Arunahal Pradesh passing through waterfalls and forests area like Se La Pass, Tawang Chu and Margherita. Smit, Mawlyngot, Pynursla are some of the best trekking routes in Meghalaya. The adventureos land of Nagaland is is a trekkers Paradise, where trek route pass through local villages and forests area. Bakhim trek in Sikkim is most popular among the foreigners.

Caving : Explore the hills of Meghalaya to find caves and map them. The deepest and the longest of the caves in South-Asia are locates in the hills of the Kashi hills. Caves are located in all the districts of the State in Meghalya. Some of the famous caves in Mizoram are Pukzing cave, Milu Puk, Kungawrhi Puk, Lamsial Puk.

Mountain Biking : Mountain biking is the fastest growing adventure in North-East India. In most parts of the north and south Sikkim mountain Biking is gaining popularity. Biking is one of the incredible adventure sport in the rocky areas of North-East India. The hilly terrain area in Assam offers a good challenge to the mountain bikers.

Wildlife in North-East India: North -East is the right place to visit for the animal lovers. North-East is full of National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries.
Kaziranga and Manas National Park in Assam
Fakim and Itanki Wildlife Sanctuary in Nagaland
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam
Namdapha and Mouling National Park in Arunachal Pradesh.Gumti, Rowa and Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary in Tripura
Dampa Tiger reserve and Murlen NationalPark in Mizoram.