Eastern India Tour Package
India tours have proliferated like rabbits over the years. One can choose from a wide juicy range of heritage and cultural tours, pilgrimage and mystic tours, wildlife and eco-tours, beach tours, hill stations, yoga tours and so on.
The region of North East India, nestled in the Eastern Himalayas is said be the land of blue Mountains, green Valleys and red Rivers! With stunning abundance of natural beauty, wild life, flora and fauna, it has the most beautiful eco tourism spots in South Asia. North East India comprises of seven states known as the "Seven Sisters". They are Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura. The state of Sikkim is clubbed along as well.
The North East is connected to the rest of India by a narrow 20 km wide corridor of land. Each state is the most ethnically diverse in Asia. It is home to more than 166 separate tribes speaking a wide range of languages. For those seeking intoxication of pristine virgin nature and communities, a visit to the seven sisters is a must. Their festivals are a colorful reflection of the people and their lives. In addition, there is boating, rafting, trekking and hiking, a number of wild life sanctuaries and national parks with rare animals, birds and plants.
Calcutta is an ideal base to start off for a tour of north east India. Tourists usually travel to Patna or Varanasi or Bhubaneshwar from here. Nearby Sikkim is a wonderland with breathtaking views, colorful lifestyles, Buddhist shrines, adventures, water sports, exquisite flora and fauna, including a variance of butterflies. Overlooked by the Kanchenjunga Mountain, the world's third highest peak, Sikkim is equally attractive for sightseeing, the adventure sports enthusiast and those interested in Buddhism. The easiest way to reach Sikkim is to fly from Calcutta to Bagdogra.
Manipur is a traveler's paradise with picturesque hill resorts and amazing tribes. Its capital Imphal stands in a beautiful wood valley full of lakes and grassy meadows; Mao and Ukhrul are picturesque hill resorts and Chandel is home to amazing tribes. Temples, lakes, national parks, and a War Cemetery complete the offerings. The cemetery commemorates soldiers who gave their lives in World War II - maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Association. A famous inscription written on the War Memorial reads: "When you go home tell them of us and say, for your tomorrow we gave our today".
Nagaland is a land of folklore and music is an integral part of life. By nature Nagas are lovers of fun and frolic and here life is one long festival. Called 'Switzerland of the East' it has exquisite landscapes, vibrant colorful sunrise and sunset, lush and verdant flora. An ideal place for trekking, rock climbing, jungle camping .
Tripura offers beautiful palaces, gardens, hills, temples and lakes, and waterfalls. The tribal peoples have a rich and varied culture with music and dance an integral part of their lives.
Meghalaya is called the 'Abode of the Cloud' - its pure atmosphere, sweet water and peaceful environment would attract even Gods. One of the most beautiful states in India, it has virgin forests, high plateaus, tumbling waterfalls, crystal clear rivers and hospitable people. Nature trekking in the hills is an exhilarating experience and to cater to the growing tourist population, especially foreign, a number of hotels have come up.
Arunachal Pradesh leaves tourists spellbound with its majestic beauty spread lavishly on the green hills. A haven to impenetrable forests, deep gorges and wide rivers, it has 8 Wildlife Sanctuaries and 2 National Parks in the state.