Northeast region of India especially, the amazing seven sisters of the country is in everybody's travel bucket list that we all want to tick some day.
Well, to reiterate your geographical knowledge, the Seven Sisters of India refers to the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura. All these seven states boast picturesque views as they are home to magnificent terrains, exotic flora and fauna, and of course, diverse culture.
If the travel worms are creeping inside you, listed reasons will surely convince you to pack your bags and explore the Indian sisterhood right away!
Diversity in culture
India's culture refers collectively to the thousands of distinct and unique cultures of all religions and communities. Here, talking about North eastern region of India, one can experience the most of the Incredible India. Just like the state, Nagaland boasts a distinctive tribe called The Naga Tribes.
Religion can be another reason for your visit to seven sisters of India as all the states feature one or the other ancient temple and monastery. Tawang Monastery, a beautiful Buddhist monastery in the state of Arunachal Pradesh is a must visit!
The traditional dance of Manipur is probably the most graceful of all the classical dances of India. All the Manipuri dance styles be it -Laihaoroba which is performed by female priests, or Raslila are popular among the state.
India is a country famous for its handicrafts and no state we believe breaks that tradition of making beautiful handicrafts. To shop such intricate designs, you can visit the famous Ima Keithel Women's Market in Manipur.
Rice being the staple diet of the seven sisters, you should try delicious Chikhvi in Tripura, or Vawksa Rep in Mizoram, or Ngri -the much-loved fermented fish of Manipur to tantalise your taste buds in sisterhood states.
Tip: Do not forget to have a cup of authentic Assamese Tea in a tea estate.
From hiking to the Sela Pass, to river rafting on the Siang in the state of Arunachal Pradesh, you can rightly feed your adrenaline junkie in the Northeast region of India. To add some more thrill in your travel journey, travel the state of Assam in Brahmaputra River Cruise.
Festival is the time when you can witness several tribes coming together performing traditional dances and exhibitions of traditional art in Northeast India. The Hornbill Festival in Nagaland, celebrating Bihu in Assam, Wangala Drum Festival in autumn of Meghalaya, or the Ziro Festival in Arunachal Pradesh are few festivals which you shouldn't miss as a traveller to these states.
So, what are you waiting for? Stop reading, start packing!
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