Said to be the most vibrant & exotic of extravaganzas, the Manipur Sangai Festival & the Hornbill Festival of Nagaland are one-of-a-kind, once-in-a-lifetime sort of experiences – deeply awaited & cherished throughout, exhibiting the tribes of the land– a myriad of tribal folk & cultural extravaganzas. Lasting unto 10 days long, the Sangai festival falls somewhat in the last week of November while the Hornbill festival dates around the first week of December – both of which encourage inter-tribal relations & celebrate the cultural heritage of the North East, or as we call it “Paradise unexplored”…
India is the land of beauty. Even after diversified cultures across the 29 states, the country is woven with unity from all the corners. When it comes to tourism, there are a myriad of destinations that can leave any voracious traveller in a state of perplex. So, if you are planning to travel somewhere in North-East of India but not sure where to go then this blog is your saviour. Here we introduce one of the North-Eastern sister states – Meghalaya.
Sikkim, a tiny state in India with an area of 7096 sq.km. famous for its high mountain ranges and its biodiversity. It is situated in the eastern Himalayas. Kanchendzonga, the guardian deity of Sikkimese people is the third highest peak in the world. Variation in altitude range in 200 to 8598 meters provides an opportunity to any visitors to have a dramatic experience of the climate as well as flora and fauna of crossing over sub-tropical to temperate zones followed by alpine and high altitude areas in a short span of time.
The Tea experience is yet another luxury to behold, for one can indulge in exploring the realms of the sprawling tea estate plantations – building nostalgia of the colonial days, waking up with the finest of aromatic tea, of how it is processed & made into the best labels in the world & partake in the local culture, discovering the natural vistas filled with entertaining & engaging activities in the ultimate retreat!
“Paradise unexplored” as it is said to be, the North-East stretches far & wide, tucked away into majestic mountains & lush green valleys under the infinite blues, home to a plethora of tribes, each with own distinctive historical traditions & cultures, along with abundance of bio-diversity –man & nature co-existing in perfect harmony.
The land of the paradise as some would say, Sikkim breathes magic – what with the abundance of natural beauty & cultural diversity, an endless number of things to do & places to explore for any & every traveller to find their own essence in the life of the Himalayas, tucked away in this little states with innumerable treasures & sights to behold.