Plan A: Chapchar Kut (Mizoram) – As the sowing season dawns and the land is being prepared for cultivation, all of Mizoram gears up to celebrate spring with Chapchar Kut, a week-long celebration. Festivities encompass the traditional bamboo dance or Cheraw, the parade by the elderly of each community, and various folk music and dance performances. Decked in their ethnic finery, each community reflects its distinct traditions, yet a collective identity. As winter melts into spring, this is your destination to be in.
Plan B: Unakoti (Tripura) – A marvel of nature or a creation of man, Unakoti in Tripura boasts of 99,99,999 sculptures of Lord Shiva on the face of several rock reliefs. With several variations of myths surrounding the place, you have to take a trip down to Tripura to witness this marvel that hasn’t been explained till date.
Plan C: Khem Liat Prah (Meghalaya) – Unexplored and untouched, the caves that dot the lush green forests and valleys of Meghalaya are a site beckoning to be visited. Having caves from the Eocene Age, all 780 of them have a beauty of their own. While stalactites and stalagmites have been created all through them, each cave has something different about it. Spread over several villages, Krem Um-Lawan, Krem Kotsati, Krem Umshangktat, Krem Lashinng, Krem Sweep are some of the most prominent ones.