Are you tired of your usual routine and want a break from work? Are you looking for a place with scenic views and a blissful experience? Don’t fret, your search ends right here. This summer, take a break from the scorching heat and head to the spectacular locations in Northeast India. We bring you the must-visit hill stations in Northeast India.

Untamed, unblemished and unexplored characteristics of Hill Stations in North India summons scores of tourists from several parts of the globe. It is the land which is endowed with lush green valleys, lofty mountains and tumultuous rivers. The geographical location of North East India gifted this land with a series of undulating landscapes, varied flora and fauna and rich heritage of ancient traditions and lifestyles. Northeast India refers to the easternmost region of India which consists of the contiguous Seven Sister States, Sikkim, and parts of North Bengal. The panorama of Himalayan Mountains with their abundance in scenic vistas attracts nature lovers and adventure freaks to hill stations of these regions. 

Let’s find out most visiting hill stations in northeast India:

  • Gangtok


Gangtok the exuberant capital city of Sikkim is the mesmerizing, picturesque and colourful city which attracts scores of tourists who want to experience unforgettable holidays in the lap of serene and scenic natural ambiences of Himalaya. This place is most preferred among the tourists who want to explore the tranquil beauty of nature as well as tribal culture. The rich flora, the beautiful people and the serene Buddhist monasteries are attractions of this small place which fascinates travellers during their visit to this enchanting destination. During Gangtok Tour tourists can also experience adventure activities like white-water rafting, yak safari, trekking, hang gliding and mountain biking.

  • Pasighat


This is other nature laden place which is fondly known as the ‘Gateway of the Arunachal Pradesh’. It is situated on the banks of the river Siang in Arunachal Pradesh State at a height of 152 meters from the sea level. This is the place where one can see witness the Mother Nature in her purest form which makes it a photographer’s paradise. It is the beautiful hill-station famous for scenic charm scattered in the form of rising and falling Himalayan landscapes, exotic flora and fauna and scenic ambiences that becomes indelible memories for tourists during their visit to this place. At this place, tourists can enjoy adventure sports such as river rafting, trekking in the deep forests, fishing and angling during their visit to Pasighat.

  • Shillong


It is the capital city of Meghalaya State which is famous around the world for its Himalayan Panorama abundant in beautiful landscapes and exotic flora and fauna collections. The scenic ambiences of pristine Himalaya, rolling green valleys, dense forests and several waterfalls designated this place with the title ‘Scotland of East’. The charming beauty of this place leaves lures tourists time and again who once visit this place.

The vastness of mighty Himalaya gifted number of enchanting hill stations to North-East India which is visited by scores nature lovers, adventure seekers and honeymoon couples round the year. Some of the other popular hill stations of this region are Ziro, Pelling and TawangSoul stimulating beauties of north India tour are the perfect destinations for tourists who want to enjoy the thrill, fun and beauty of mountains with snow-capped peaks. The majestic height of Himalaya and its exotic flora and fauna collections gifted North Hill Stations with ample soul captivating attractions that lures tourists time after time from several parts of the globe.

  • Kurseong


The small clamouring slope town arranged only somewhat far away from the upper east in West Bengal is well known for its tea homes. Go for a long stroll in the place where there are the white orchids and appreciate the lavish green scenery. Ensure you catch the magnificent perspectives on the Teesta valley on your visit to Kurseong.

  • Pelling

After Gangtok, Pelling is the second most visited tourist destination in Sikkim. The spectacular view of the Kangchenjunga, nature walks, and the picturesque setting makes Pelling nothing less than spectacular. Thronged by herds of tourists every summer, Pelling is a must-visit hill station.

  • Aizwal


Mizoram’s capital Aizawl offers one of the most unique experiences to travellers. The capital city overlooks the Tuirial and the Tlawng rivers making the entire experience even better. Situated at an elevation of 1,132 m, Aizawl is nothing short of cultural ethnicity and richness.

  • Darjeeling


The beautiful tea gardens, the snowy peaks of the Himalayas, the toy train and of course the hills is what defines Darjeeling. The colonial charm and the modern-day vibe sums up Darjeeling. Take a stroll through the hilly pathways, enjoy the picturesque views and of course the freshly brewed Darjeeling tea, who wouldn’t want to visit the beautiful city.

  • Mirik

Popularly known as the honeymoon destination, this hill station is nestled between Darjeeling and Siliguri. Mirik is nothing short of magnificent. A couple’s retreat, Mirik is for those who love quiet. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Kangchenjunga early in the morning, take a stroll through the carpets of tea estates and cardamom plantations, Mirik will leave you mesmerized.

  • Cherrapunji


Once the wettest place on earth, Cherrapunji offers one of the most scenic views in the state. The city is situated on the edge of the lofty Himalayas. The series of ‘grand canyon’ valleys, along with lush green forests make Cherrapunji even more beautiful and a must-visit place.

  • Tawang


Well if you haven’t taken a trip to the magical Tawang valley, your trip to the Northeast is incomplete. A patchwork of fields and mountain ridges along with beautiful Buddhist monasteries, you must travel along this route at least once. Visit for the spectacular natural backdrop. And as time passes by, watch nature come alive in the form of bright and beautiful colours.

  • Kalimpong


Kalimpong overlooks the roaring Teesta River and offers a spectacular view of the mighty Kangchenjunga. The numerous Buddhist monasteries, the Himalayan views, and the fascinating colonial architecture are what defines Kalimpong in the true sense. Make sure you at least visit this marvellous town once.

Visit one of these spectacular hill stations in the Northeast, after all, India is indeed incredible.

Written by Pramay

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