|Brief: Before Independence this entire area
was known as Assam Province. Time to time seven different states
have been separated from the same area. The region is also known as
the land of seven sisters.
The North eastern
states are very different in many ways from the other part of India.
These States have the maximum number of Tribles living within. Many
tribal languages are spoken throughout these seven states. The
northeastern states have the highest percentage of Christians.
Territory wise this region is the most sensitive region touching
many countries like China, Tibet, Bhutan, Myanmar & Bangladesh.
Permits to visit the states of Assam, Meghalaya & Tripura are no
longer required. Permits to other states are to be obtained from the
The states are
famous for their scenic beauty. The states also have many other
tourists attractions like Kaziranga wild life sanctuary where one
can see one horned Rhinoceros and the famous Tawang Gompa-most
important Gompa in North.
Barpeta: Temples, Cultural
Basistha: Hindu pilgrim centre.
Dibrugarh: Commercial town, River
Digboi: Oil city of Assam.
Dispur: Capital of the state.
Goalpura: Wildlife sanctuary, base for
visiting Garo hills.
Guwahati: Main commercial city of the state,
Hajo: Hindu, Muslim & Buddhist Pilgrim
Jorhat: Tea capital, Gateway to north
Kaziranga: Wildlife sanctuary, One horned
Majuli: World's largest river island,
Manas: Wildlife sanctuary. Tiger
Orang: Wildlife sanctuary.
Sibsagar: Ancient capital, Fort, Temples,
Important road junction to travelling to other north
eastern states, Temples, Ancient ruins.
Sonai-Rupa: Wildlife sanctuary.
Tezpur: Tea plantations, Archaeological
Along: Ramakrishna Ashram, Temples,
Bomdila: Scenery, Handicrafts, Buddhist
Itanagar: Headquarters of Arunachal
Pradesh(U.T.). Ruins of ancient Mayapur nearby.
Pasighat: Scenic Beauty.
Kund: Hindu pilgrim centre.
Gompa: Buddhist Monasteries.
Vijaynagar: Remains of Buddhist
Bishnupur: Temples, Stoneware.
Imphal: Capital of state, Handicrafts,
Manipuri dances, Museum, Orchid farm, Temples, Ruined
Kaina: Hindu pilgrim centre.
Lamjao: National park, Wildlife sanctuary.
Loktak: Lake, bird watching.
Sang: Hill station.
Moirang: Temple, Cultural centre, Memorial,
Ukhrul: Hill station.
Cherapunji: Highest rainfall in the world,
Garampani: Hot springs.
Jowai: Hill station, lake.
Mawphlang: Picnic spot, scenic
Nartiang: Rock gardens, Hindu
Shillong: State capital, Waterfalls,
Museums, Handicrafts, Lakes.
Tura: Hill station, Hiking.
State capital, Scenic beauty.
Saiha: Lake, Scenic beauty.
Dimapur: Commercial centre.
Kohima: State capital, World war II
cemetery, Museum, Parks.
Agartala: State capital, Palaces, Temples,
Dumbur: Waterfalls, Lake, boating,
Jambai: Hill range, scenic
Radhakishorepur: Palace, temples.
Sipahijala: Zoological & Botanical
gardens, Forest reserve, Lake.
Udaipur: Ancient capital,
||Area in Sq.