East India

EAST INDIA

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West Bengal

West Bengal is located in the eastern part of the Indian peninsula and is a land of natural beauty, wonderful lyrical poetry and enthusiastic people. The land of Tagore has many exciting features for the tourists. The state is known for its famous Bengal Cotton and the dense forests known as the Sunderbans. It is a land of contrasts that is in climate, in vegetation, scenery and landscape basically of incessant beauty. The capital of West Bengal, Calcutta is the major entry point. A expedition to West Bengal gives you a chance to experience the culture that is unique to Bengal. The state also possesses some beautiful beaches and a varied forms of wildlife. Durga Puja is the most important festival of Bengalis. Digha, the marvelous beach on the Bay of Bengal and Darjeeling, the beautiful hill station in the foothills of the Himalayas, are the two extremes of the state. It is one of the most important cultural hubs of India.See More

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Orrissa

The State of Orissa is located in the east coast of India. It is one of the most beautiful states in India. With its golden sandy beaches, magnificent wild life, green valleys, lush green forests, aborigine style of living of more than 62 tribal communities and is comparatively a land unexplored by the western travellers. Odissi is famous dance of Orissa. Konarak’s stupendous Sun Temple is the crowning glory of Orissa and is one of the wonders of ancient India.See More

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Sikkim

Sikkim is a very small hilly state in the Eastern Himalayas. The state is legendary for its peaceful nature and simplicity. It is shangri-la for Botanist & plant lovers with over 4000 species of lowering plants, including an incredible 600 species of Orchids. It is also rich with wide variety of flora and fauna. The state’s cultural life is related to Tibetan traditions. The capital city of Sikkim is Gangtok. It offers a number of captivatig trekking routes for trekkers.See More

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Mizoram

The youngest state Mizoram, formerly known as the Lushai Hills is situated in the Norrth Eastern Corner of India. Mizoram, in the local language, means the land of Mizos. Aizwal is the capital of Mizoram. The Chapchar Kut is a major agricultural festival, which is celebrated with great fun in the month of March. The people dress up in their traditional dresses and ceremonial costumes. It has pleasant weather throughout the year. The state has thick bambo forest, rivers run in narrow ribbons that seem to be challenging onlookers to plunge in for some excitement. The hill range runnings in north south direction are resplendent with green vegetation throughout the year.See More 

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Tripura

Tripura, the second smallest state in the country, is almost surrounded by Bangladesh. It is one of the best potential places that caters the taste of everything from palaces to lakes and hill station. It is bounded on the north, west, south and south-east by Bangladesh whereas in the east it has a common boundary with Assam and Mizoram. Tripura has rich cultural heritage of 19 different tribal communities, Bengali and Manipuri communities. It is famous for a large number of temples of Hindus and Buddhists.See More

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Meghalaya

Meghalaya is also known as the ‘abode of the cloud’ as ‘megh’ refers to clouds and ‘alaya’ means home. It is meant for Gods to live in with its pure atmosphere. It invites you with open arms to spend some quality time in its lap of nature. It is a region of beautiful picturesques, undulating hills, fertile valleys, natural vegetation belt, 250 species of orchids, meandering rivers, dense forests, waterfalls, diverse variety of flora and fauna, dazzling mountain streams and lakes. Nearly 500 species of butterflies are found in Meghalaya. It is one of the country’s newest states with its capital at Shillong. The colourful state of Meghalaya celebrates many colourful festivals which marks the various rituals and celebrations in the state. It is one of the most beautiful states in India.See More

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Manipur

Manipur is also known as the ‘jewelled land’. Its capital city is Imphal. An oval shaped valley bounded by blue green hills, rich in art and tradition has got titles such as ‘Switzerland of the East’ with blue lakes, variety of traditions and cultural patterns, beautiful picturesque, diversity of flora and fauna, carpets of flowers and dense forests. The tribal dances of Manipur are the expression of love, creative and enthusiasm of the tribal people of the state. It is also known as the land of Lord Krishna and Radha. It is famous for its fairs & festivals which are quite different from each other in themes. Most famous of all is Ras Lila. The beautiful handcrafted items from Manipur have earned a diverse identity. Songol kangjej (manipur Polo) is the major sport of the state. It has much to explore as it is filled with beautiful picturesques and offers the best of natural beauty.See More

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Arunachal Pradesh tourism implies a vivid tour throughout the territory of Arunachal Pradesh. Arunachal Pradesh is known as the ‘nature’s treasure trove’. Therefore, tourism in Arunachal Pradesh calls for a delightful tour across the enchanting valleys, romantic peaks, beautiful districts and scintillating rivers.Arunachal Pradesh is known as the ‘Land of the Dawn-lit Mountains’; tourists from across the world come to Arunachal Pradesh to see the picturesque beauty of the territory. Arunachal Pradesh is situated at the foothills of Himalayas; it is this picturesque setting of Arunachal Pradesh that attracts a large number of tourists to come to Arunachal Pradesh.See More

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Assam is often called “The land of Red River (the Brahmaputra is called Lohit in Assamese) and blue hills (the Eastern Himalayan range)”.The mighty river of Brahmaputra, originating from the Mansarovar Lake in Tibret, meanders through the wooded hills and the rolling plains of the Assam. Travel to Assam for age-old myths, enticing songs and dances, world famous tea, diverse colourful tribes and last but not the least important – rare species of one horned Rhinoceros.Added to that warmhearted people and exotic aroma of a cup of Assam Tea would make your travel to Assam a cherished memory. Brush up your knowledge on Assam with a few fast facts, before you travel to Assam.See More

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Bihar Tourism with its numerous ancient monuments, famous pilgrimage sites and scenic natural beauty attracts a large number of tourists from all across the world. Bihar Tourism Development Corporation has taken major initiatives to show the potential of various tourist places of Bihar to the world.Bihar tourism offers an unique amalgamation of ancient civilization, religion, history and culture that is identifiable with India. The state bears testimony of rise and fall of some of India’s major dynasties – the Mauryas, the Guptas and the Palas. Between 5th to 11th century, the world’s earliest university flourished here. Its remains are one of the attractions of Bihar tourism. Some of the holy places of the Buddhist religion are situated here. Some significant sites of Hinduism, Sikhism and Jainism are also located here. See More

bihar-tourist-attractionsJharkand

Tourism in Jharkhand contributes a major share in the economy of Jharkhand. With the coming of the foreigners in India, tourism of Jharkhand has grown by leaps and bounds.Jharkhand is known to possess diverse physical features like hills and forests within the territory. These hills and forests, along with the holy shrines, museums, wildlife sanctuaries, etc. largely contribute towards Jharkhand tourism.See More

waterfall_in_jharkhandNagaland

Nagaland, the land of the hospitable and warm Nagas, lies in the corner of India’s North-East bordering Myanmar. It has always evoked a sense of awe and wonder in the minds of people including the visitors. Although most of the Nagas have now become Christians, they still preserve the remnants of their early animist culture and ancient traditions.Historically, the Nagas have always been brave warriors. They consider the safety and security of their guests as an honour and prestige and will never allow any harm to be done to any of their guests/visitors. Topographically, Nagaland is mostly a hilly region with a pleasant and salubrious climate throughout the year, except for a small region in the foothills. Nagas are by race, of the Mongoloid stock and speak Tibeto-Burman group of languages.See More

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