Explore Northeast India: the top 5 hill stations

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India is every tourist's dream destination, a nation that has beauty, diversity in culture, hospitality, heritage, art, and so much more to offer to everyone. Within India, the Northeast part gives you a unique experience that you won't get in any part of India. To begin with, today, you get to know about the top 5 hill stations in Northeast India.  

Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh: Ziro in the Indian State of Arunachal Pradesh is an attractive old town encircled by green fields and hills. The place is the residence of a well-known unique tribal family called Apa Tani. The one thing you should never miss in Ziro is its music festival.

Overall, you will love their unique culture, the valley's calmness, and the Himalayan view from its highest point – Kile Pakho.    

  • The best months to visit Ziro are between March and October.

Haflong in Assam: Surprisingly, Haflong is the only hill station in Assam. 

It is the residence of several orchids, old tribes, Blue Mountains, lakes, waterfalls, a pleasant atmosphere, and historically well-known structures, which you will fall in love with.

There are various activities that you will love, such as bird watching in Jatinga Valley, walking around the Haflong Lake, or discovering the culture of Maibong. Overall, it is one of the best hill stations to visit in Northeast India that will always give you a relaxing break amid natural landscapes.  

  • Visit anytime from October to February for the best experience in the hill station.  

Shillong in Meghalaya: The capital of Meghalaya, a trip to Shillong is a must if you are planning an itinerary to Northeast India. Popularly called the Scotland of the East, it is situated in one of the most beautiful states of India.

Its outstanding landscapes, magnificent waterfalls, clear water lakes, and colorful markets make it a heaven for nature lovers. Furthermore, it gives you the best natural beauty with the Living Root Bridge. Being Asia's cleanest village, it is the most popular travel destination among tourists worldwide.      

  • The best bracket to visit is from March to June.

Chandel in Manipur: Here's a fun fact about Chandel, it is home to more than 20 ancient tribes. A tiny city hill station in Manipur, the gem city of India, its picturesque mountain views will dazzle you with their beauty and magnificence.

Furthermore, you will always love the various art of the different tribes in unique dances, music, mouth-watering food, and much more.     

  • Stop over Chandel between October and March for a perfect holiday experience.

Pelling in Sikkim: In short, Pelling has something for everyone. To detail it, here's why you should visit it in Sikkim.

  • You have many options of hiking, trekking, river rafting, glass sky-walking, and many similar adventure activities.
  • Visit its old Buddhist monasteries and beautiful waterfalls for a relaxing time.

Overall, this hilly land at the foothills of Kanchenjunga is the best reason to tour the Indian subcontinent's Northeast areas.

Best time to visit: Stop over at Chandel for an ideal holiday experience between September and May.

So are you excited for a fun and thrilling escape into India's naturally beautiful hill stations? Recommending India by Car and Driver offers amazing 5-star India Tour Packages to ensure that you Explore North India amazingly with your family and friends.    

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