40 Natural Wonders of North East India That Are Incredible

North East India is a paradise unexplored and home to list of natural wonders that are incredible and host a wide variety of rare and exotic flora and fauna. Sikkim along with seven sisters of North East India are Incredible Walk Through India’s must visit tourist destinations.

Beautiful and Breathtaking places in North East India also include snow clad mountains,Frozen Himalaya lakes,Rolling Medows, Garo, Khasi and Jaintia Hills and Incredible Wildlife.

Mt. Kangchenjunga, Sikkim


Mount Kangchenjunga is the highest mountain peak in India and third highest mountain in the world. Kangchenjunga is the first mixed heritage site of India and best place to spot Clouded Leopard and Snow Leopard in India.

Gorichen Peak, Arunachal Pradesh


Gorichen Peak is the highest mountain peak in Arunachal Pradesh, Situated at an altitude of 22,500 feet. This is one of the beautiful peak, located between Tawang and West Kameng district.

Sandakphu Point, Darjeeling


Sandakphu is the highest point of the Singalila Ridge and home to famous Singalila National Park. The peak offers mesmerizing views of Kanchenjunga and Mount Everest and popular amongst adventure travelers for trekking and best place to spot Red Panda in India.

Blue Mountains, Mizoram

Phawngpui -Mizoram

Phawngpui is the highest mountain peak in the Lushai Hills and also known as Blue Mountain of Mizoram. Phawngpui National Park is the natural home for rare clouded leopard and hoolock gibbons.

Jampui Hill Range, Tripura


Jampui Hill Range of Tripura is famous for view of rising and setting sun from various view points. Tourism in Jampui Hills include landscape,panoramic views of the valley and highest peak.

Ziro Valley, Arunachal Pradesh


Ziro Valley is famous for its stunning natural beauty and a favourite place for world heritage site listed under tentative list. Ziro is well connected with parts of India by road and rail from North Lakhimpur.

Umiam Lake, Shillong


Umiam Lake near Shillong is a reservoir created by Umiam Dam. The lake and dam serves as a major tourist attractions of Meghalaya and popular destination for water sport near Shillong.

Sela Pass, Arunachal Pradesh


Sela Pass is a high altitude mountain pass at an elevation of 4170 m in Arunachal Pradesh. The pass usually open throughout the year and a sacred site in Tibetan Buddhism.

Nathu La Pass, Sikkim

Nathu La Pass in the Himalayas of Sikkim is one of the highest drive roads in the world, at 14,140 ft above mean sea level.

Laitlum Canyon, Meghalaya


Laitlum Canyon is a natural wonder of Meghalaya and known for its magnificent surroundings and marvelous valley. The Laitlum Canyons is a must visit amazing and picturesque tourist destinations near Shillong.

Brahmaputra Basin, Guwahati


Brahmaputra River Basin is known for its pristine beauty,Brahmaputra Valley,largest delta, Majuli island and wildlife sanctuary. Kaziranga National Park is home to the highest density of tigers and great one-horned rhinoceroses in India.

Dzukou Valley, Nagaland


Dzukou Valley is a famous valley of flowers, situated at an altitude of 2452 m at the border of Nagaland and Manipur. The valley is known for seasonal lily flowers and natural environment.

Nohkalikai Falls, Meghalaya


Nohkalikai Waterfall is located near Cherrapunji and a must visit place in Meghalaya. The Falls is the tallest plunge waterfall in India.

Vantawng Falls, Mizoram

Vantawng -Falls

Vantawng Falls is the highest uninterrupted waterfall in Mizoram witha total height of 228.6 metres. This two tiered waterfall is located 137 km away from Aizawl the capital city of Mizoram.

Nuranang Falls, Arunachal Pradesh


Nuranang Falls near Tawang is the most spectacular waterfalls in North East India and unknown to travelers. This beautiful waterfall came to limelight from the movie Koyla along with Sangetser Lake.

Mechuka Landscape, Arunachal Pradesh


Mechuka is a small hamlet in the Mechuka valley and known for mesmerizing landscapes and exotic tribes. Menchukha of Arunachal Pradesh is the most picturesque valley and has becoming a popular tourist destination in Arunachal Pradesh.

Yumthang Pasture, Sikkim


Yumthang Valley of Flowers is a grazing pasture, surrounded by the Himalayan mountains in Sikkim. The valley is home to the Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary and known Rhododendron flowers and rolling meadows.

Majuli Island, Assam


Majuli Island of Assam is the largest river island in the world, formed by the Brahmaputra river. The island is accessible from the city of Jorhat by ferries and an incredible natural wonders of north east India.

Lake Tsomgo, Gangtok


Lake Tsomgo or Changu Lake is surrounded by mountains and remains frozen during the winter season. Changu glacial lake is a must see natural wonder near Gangtok.

Loktak Lake, Manipur


Loktak Lake of Manipur has only floating national park in the world and famous for the phumdis. The Keibul Lamjao National Park near Moirang is designated as a wetland and home to endemic and endangered sangai deer.

Sangestar Lake, Tawang


Sangetser Tso Lake is a fantastic and really beautiful place with wilderness near Tawang. The lake also known as Madhuri lake due to the Koyla movie song shot here.

Gurudongmar Lake, Sikkim


Gurudongmar Lake is a high altitude lake in Sikkim and one of the highest lake in India. The lake remains frozen during winter months and major tourist attractions in the Northeast region of India.

Balpakram Park, Meghalaya

Balpakram National Park near the Garo Hills in Meghalaya is compare to Grand Canyon National Park of United States. The park famous for its pristine beauty and unique wildlife such as marbled cat,barking deer, red panda and the golden cat.

Mawsmai Cave, Meghalaya


Mawsmai Cave near Cherrapunjee is a limestone caves with stalactites and stalagmites. Caves of Meghalaya are amongst the longest caves in the world, longest and deepest caves in Meghalaya is Krem Liat Prah in the Jaintia Hills.

Teesta River, Sikkim


Teesta River originates in the Himalayas and flwo through the ravines and gorges of Sikkim and Kalimpong. Teesta is one of the cleanest river in India and popular for white water rafting.

Umngot Dawki, Meghalaya


Umngot river near Dawki is one such natural wonder of Meghalaya and one of its kinds in India. The clean and crystal clear water of Umngot river in Dawki is a major tourist attractions in Northeast region of India.

Son Beel Wetland

Son Beel lake is the largest wetland in Assam state and second largest wetland in Asia. The lake fed by Shingla river and famous for its mixed characteristics of Lotic and Lentic ecosystem.

Terai Savanna, Assam


Terai Duar Savanna and grasslands at the base of the Himalayas along the Brahmaputra river is the world’s tallest grasslands. Terai savanna are riverside grasslands and home to endangered wild animals such as wild water buffalo,barasingha,rhinoceros and Asian elephant.

Swamp Forest, Assam


Dibru Saikhowa National Park of Assam is the largest salix swamp forest in north eastern India, bounded by the Brahmaputra and Lohit rivers. The park is haven for many endangered species such as Gangetic dolphin, pig tailed macaque, Hoolock gibbon and only place to spot feral horse in India.

Bamboo Forest, Arunachal Pradesh


As per the forest survey of India, Northeast region has the highest geographical area for conservation of bamboo diversity. Arunachal Pradesh and Assam are known for handicrafts of bamboo.

Orchid Diversity, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim

The state of Arunachal Pradesh is largest of the North-eastern states and also known as the Orchid State of India. North East India is a mega diversity centre and a hotspot for endangered Orchids flowers. Sikkim Himalaya unique biodiversity and habitats hosts a wide range of Orchids.

Haflong Hill Station, Assam

Haflong is the only hill station in Assam and a must visit places as part of the itinerary of Assam travel. This beautiful hill station is best known for its picturesque views and rolling hills.

Darjeeling and Kalimpong, West Bengal


Darjeeling and Kalimpong hill stations of West Bengal are known for spectacular views of the Kangchenjunga,the Teesta river and magnificent Himalayan beauty.

Darjeeling Tea Garden, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway and Ghum railway station are the major tourist attractions in Darjeeling along with picturesque tourist destination called Mirik and Kurseong hill station.

Cherrapunji and Mawsynram, Meghalaya

Both Cherrapunjee and Mawsynram are located nearby in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. Mawsynram holds the record of wettest place on Earth and Cherrapunji holds the record of most rainfall in a calendar month.

Garo Khasi and Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya

Garo Khasi and Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya are part of forest ecoregion and inhabited mainly by tribal dwellers. There are list of tourist spots in and around Garo Hills, which are Nokrek Peak,Balpakram,Siju Caves and Lum Shyllong.

Bhairabkunda, Assam

Bhairabkunda is the wonderful natural sites at the border of Bhutan and India. The tri junction of Bhutan, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh is a popular picnic spot and known for its picturesque surrounding.

Dzuluk Route, Sikkim


Dzuluk Silk Route in East Sikkim Himalayas is the most popular offbeat destination in India. Zuluk offers excellent view of Himalayan mountain and fast emerging as a new tourist destination in East Sikkim.

Living Root Bridge, Meghalaya


Living root bridges of Meghalaya are created by people but using the roots and manipulating using natural materials. There are several root bridges in Meghalaya,around the village of Mawlynnong as well as in Nagaland.

Unakoti Carving, Tripura

Unakoti hill is the prime tourist place of Tripura and hosts huge rock sculptures of Lord Shiva. There are various stone rock cut images at Unakoti along with beautiful waterfalls.

Endangered Wildlife, North East India


Northeast region of India heaven for list of rare, endangered and endemic species of wild animals such as great one horned rhinoceroses, Red Panda, wild water buffalo,Hog deer, clouded leopard and Asian elephants.

List of national parks and wildlife sanctuaries of North East India include Kaziranga National Park,Namdapha National Park,Manas National Park, Dibru Saikhowa National Park,Nokrek National Park, Keibul Lamjao National Park and Balphakram National Park.

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