Ka Bri Ki Synrang Park
Where: Laitmawsiang Village, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya
It is located about 50 km from Shillong. Just before reaching Cherrapunjee, take a detour, turn left to reach Laitryngew Village (look out for sign boards) and continue on the curvy road with spectacular view of the hills, all the way until you reach Ka Bri Ki Synrang Park. With just Rs 20 as the entry fee, this is a perfect place to hang out with friends and families. Also known as the ‘Garden Of Caves’, the park has many waterfalls, caves and beautiful geological formations. What a perfect time this is to fill your picnic basket and take a dip in the refreshing waterfalls. But please remember not to leave any litter behind and clean all the mess that you may have spread!
Where: Tawang district, Arunachal Pradesh
The largest monastery in India and second-largest in the world, it is known that Tawang Monastery is a must-visit in every true traveller’s list! Calm and scenic; 10,000 feet above sea level; it offers an astonishing view of the snow-capped mountains and the Tawang River valley. Soak in all the legendary tales, history, architecture and culture of the Monpa tribe in the colourful town of Tawang.
Where: Lutsam Village, Phek District, Nagaland
Take a 275km trip from the capital town of Kohima in Nagaland to Lutsam village in Phek district and witness the majestic view of Shilloi Lake. It is the largest natural lake in Nagaland and is shaped like a giant human footprint! Visitors can drive or walk around the surrounding scenic place. Migratory birds fill can be found during May and June. Fishing is fun activity here, with many fishes available from in June–September. There are accommodations available, but needs to be booked in advance. Indulge yourself in tales of Naga tribe’s past and of course, some delicious Naga food!
Aminda Rangsa Village (Amindagre)
Where: Gambegre Block, West Garo Hills
Want to escape to a quiet and magical place for the weekend? Aminda Rangsa, a village in West Garo Hills is recognised for its low population, cleanliness, fresh green scenery, and amazing wood and stone craft designs by artist Handum Marak. Villagers received Nirmal Gram Puraskar in 2011, in recognition as the cleanest village in Garo Hills. Located approximately 3okm from Tura, one can escape the monotonous life and enjoy a different kind of experience!
Visit the only hill station in Assam! Haflong meaning ‘Ant Hill’ is the district headquarters of Dima Hasao. Home to various tribes, Haflong town has many natural scenic attractions such as Fiangpui Garden, Fiangpui Presbyterian Church, Haflong Lake, Haflong Gallery view of Muolhoi Village and many more. It is easily accessible by rail from Guwahati, Silchar and Dimapur.