All those #wanderlust in their Instagram bios can finally think of travelling again. After being stuck in their homes for a year people are now into ‘revenge travel’. If you are fully vaccinated, then there’s a chance of you venturing into the unexplored or offbeat destinations to visit in Northeast India.

From camping to river rafting, northeast India offers you a full blown package if you are a nature lover and enjoy outdoor activities.

If you are planning an adventured–packed trip for your holidays, then here’s a list of 10 lesser known destinations to visit in Northeast India.

Destinations to visit in Northeast India

1. Natural Infinity Pool, Meghalaya

Natural Infinity Pool
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The Od Ringai Natural Pool is located at Mawten Village in Meghalaya. To reach this mesmerizing natural pool it takes about 1½ hours at the top of the Ur-Ringai Falls( Ghost Falling Falls) and about 2 hours to reach down to the waterfall.

Although South West Khasi hills are late-entrant into Meghalaya’s Tourism there are so many other places like Hot Springs in Jakrem,  Synrang Mawrin in Mawten, Monoliths in Mawlangwir that you will instantly fall in love with.

2. Dzongu, Sikkim

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If you want to feel the touch of nature, Dzongu is just the right place for you to visit this winter. Dzongu is situated in North Sikkim. This tiny hamlet is surrounded by the Teesta River in the south-east, Tholung Chu River in the north-east, and by highland in the west. Although this region sees little touristy activities you would appreciate nature at its purest form and will revitalize your soul.

3. Tranquility and Bliss in Lunglei, Mizoram

Tranquility and Bliss in Lunglei
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Lunglei district in Mizoram got its name from ‘rock’. Apart from the rock bridge found around the Nghaish stream, there are wildlife sanctuaries like Thorangtlang Wildlife Sanctuary and Saza Wildlife Sanctuary. From Barking Deer to porcupine to Sambar you will witness a variety of animals in this region.

4. Bheloghat Waterfalls, Assam

Bheloghat Waterfalls
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Pumping up for new adventures for this winter season? Beloghat Waterfall located at Karbi Anglong district in Assam should be your ideal place to open yourself up to the experience like trekking. So pack up your bags and head for this enthralling place in the wilderness.

5. Tuophema Tourist Village, Nagaland

Tuophema Tourist Village
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If you want to dig deep into the culture of Naga life, Tuophema tourist village is just the right destination for you. This village is 50 km away from Kohima, the capital city of Nagaland. This place has 12 traditional cottages and is divided into 12 different clans(Khels). Each Naga hut is managed by one clan.

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6. Shnongpdeng, Meghalaya

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If you are looking for a serene environment to rejuvenate your mind, Shnongpdeng is one destination for water sports in Northeast India. It is a small village few kilometers away from Dawki.

This place showcases the sheer beauty of the Umngot River which is emerald in color and crystal clear water. From Kayaking to cliff jumping to snorkeling, enjoy the adventure-filled activities. Explore Meghalaya’s undiscovered destinations to fuel your wanderlust.

7. Solomon temple, Mizoram

Solomon temple
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Another offbeat destination to visit in Northeast India is Soloman temple in Aizawl. Crafted in marble, this extraordinary temple has been built by the efforts of Kohhran Thianghlim, a religious group.

“In 1991, God had shown me Solomon’s Temple in my dreams. I never thought of Solomon’s temple before, nor had any dreams of constructing it. As soon as I woke up, I wrote down the details as I saw it in my dream,” shared Lb Sailo, founder, Kohhran Thianghlim Church.

8. Keibul Lamjao National Park, Manipur

Keibul Lamjao National Park
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If you want to experience Flora and Fauna in Northeast India, Keibul Lamjao National Park in Manipur is the best place for you. What’s interesting is that Keibul Lamjao National Park is the only natural park in the entire world which is situated on a natural floating island on loktak lake. This place is home to the endangered species of the Brow-antlered Deer and the Dancing Deer.

9. Neer mahal, Tripura

Neer mahal
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This palace is situated at the heart of Rudrasagar lake in Tripura. You shall witness a scintillating structure along with its picturesque beauty. This water destination in Northeast India makes you mesmerize the ancient times and will let you peep into the culture and history of Tripura.

10. Shergaon, Arunachal Pradesh

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Finally, Shergaon which is located at West Kameng district in Arunachal Pradesh. This wonderful place is not more than 4 hours from Tezpur, through a smooth highway so it is fairly easy to reach. There’s a spectacular waterfall in the Choskorong forest near this transcendental village.

Now that we have already shown you some lesser-explored gems of Northeast India, we are sure it has awaken the travel-bug in you. So pack your bags and start on this adventure to tune in with nature and disconnect from the world. After all nothing is more thrilling than the path less-travelled and these offbeat destinations to visit in Northeast India promise you exactly that.

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