• New Jalpaiguri (NJP) & Bagdogra
New Jalpaiguri is a major railway station of the city Siliguri in West Bengal. The town is popularly known by its acronym NJP. It is located at a distance of 2.5 kilometres from the center of the town. Bagdogra is a small town in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal, which is surrounded by tea gardens. Bagdogra is well connected by rail and air to the rest of the country. Bagdogra Airport is the only airport in North Bengal, which is now an International Airport.
Lataguri is a small town located in the Jalpaiguri district of Indian state of West Bengal. The village is located outside the Gorumara National Park on National Highway No. 31. Permits for entering Gorumara and Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary are given from Lataguri. The village also contains a "Nature Interpretation Center", which gives information about the flora and fauna of the area. You can obtain permits for entering in to the Gorumara National Park from the village of Lataguri.
Jaldhaka can be reached from Siliguri, (90Kms) and from Kalimpong (135Kms). Apart from the natural surrounding, the hydro-electric power project situated 5 Km from the Bazaar is the center of attraction here. A beautifully located forest rest house overlooking the scenic Jaldakha valley and the Bhutan hills provides the best accommodation in Jaldhaka.
A small picturesque hill village on the Indo-Bhutan border the journey to Bindu via Chalsa-Khunia - Jhalong in a fascinating one as the road passes through the beautiful teagardens, high forests, river valleys and small quiet villages. The serene landscape of Bindu valley with silvery Jaldhaka stream flowing through it makes the place an attractive offbeat destination in North Bengal.
Jhalong is near Dooars, situated on the banks of Jaldhaka. Jhalong is located at the foothill of Himalayas. The real beauty of Himalayas can be experienced from this small West Bengal village. The Jaldhaka hydro electricity project is situated here. Jhalong is famous as a home for several migratory and other local birds.
Kalimpong is located at an average elevation of 1,250 metres (4,101 ft). It used to be a gateway in the trade between Tibet and India prior to China`s annexation of Tibet and the Sino-Indian War. Kalimpong and neighboring Kalimpong, located on a ridge overlooking the Teesta River, is a tourist destination owing to its temperate climate and proximity to popular tourist locations in the region.
• Dr Graham`s Home
It takes less than an hour to walk from the town centre up through stands of bamboo to Dr Graham`s Home, it is on the lower slopes of Deole Hill. From the school itself, it is a 40 minute walk to the summit of Deole Hill, where there are fine views over Kalimpong.
• Deolo Hill
Deolo Hill, located to the north-east of the Kalimpong town, is one of the two hills. The hill is also the highest point of Kalimpong town, with a height reaching up to 1,704 metre above sea level.
• Mangal Dham
Mangal Dham, a temple located in the beautiful town of Kalimpong . Built in 1993 by the Hindu sect Shri Krishna Pranami, in memory of late Guru Sri 108 Mangaldasji, this temple complex sports exquisite architecture and a landscaped garden. Mangal Dham is dedicated to Lord Krishna.
• Durpin Dara
Durpin Dara, located at an altitude of 1,402 meter, is known for its beautiful views. It is an observatory point, which is located approximately 3 km from the town. Flower Nurseries are in abundance in Kalimpong, as the place is famous for cultivation of horticultural plants.
• Ghum Monastery
Ghum Monastery or Ghoom Monastery is the popular name of the Sampten Choling Monastery or Yiga Choeling Monastery located at Ghum at an elevation of 8,000 feet, 8 km from Darjeeling.
• The Batasia loop
The Batasia loop situated almost 5 km away from the town is a gigantic railway loop where the Toy Train makes a 360 Degree turn. It was basically built to make it possible for the Toy Train to cut the deep ascend. A War Memorial constructed in the memory of the brave sons of the soil who laid down their lives in the different wars since the independence of the nation adds to its attraction.
• Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (also called the Darjeeling Zoo) is a 67.56-acre (27.3 ha) zoo in the town of Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal. The zoo was opened in 1958, and an average elevation of 7,000 feet (2,134 m), is the largest high altitude zoo in India. It specializes in breeding animals adapted to alpine conditions, and has successful captive breeding programs for the Snow leopard, the critically endangered Himalayan wolf and the Red panda.
• Tenzing and Gombu rock
Tenzing and Gombu rock also commonly known as "monkey rock" was named after late Tenzing Sherpa and Nawang Gombu respectively
• Peace Pagoda
Peace Pagoda, Darjeeling Peace Pagoda is one of the Peace Pagodas designed to provide a focus for people of all races and creeds to help unite them in their search for world peace. It is located in the town of DarjeelingThe height of the pagoda is 28.5 metres (94 ft) and diameter is 23 metres (75 ft).
Mirik has become a tourist destination for its climate, natural beauty and accessibility. The centre of all attraction is the Sumendu lake made by surrounded by a garden on one side and pine trees on the other, linked together by an arching footbridge called Indreni Pull (Rainbow Bridge). A 3.5-km-long road encircles the lake and is used for walks with the view of Kangchenjunga on the far horizon. Boating on the quaint shikaras and pony riding are available.
Pelling town is a pleasant little town of West Sikkim is famous for magnificent view of the snow-capped mountains of Kanchenjunga. Pelling is about 133 km away from Siliguri and 125km from Gangtok and well connected by bus and jeep services.
• Rimbi Falls
Rimbi Falls is located 12 km from Pelling in West Sikkim District. It lies on the Khecheopalri–Yuksom trek route. Rimbi River flows nearby. The three decade old Hydel Power House is the prominent attraction in Rimbi, which is located on the banks of Rimbi River.
• Darap village
About 12kms away from Pelling and about 5kms further down from Darap village is Rimbi River Bank which falls on the way to Khecheopalri and Yuksam where the main attractions are the river, water falls, oldest Hydel power station, Sewaro rock garden and the village.
• Rimbi Rock Garden (Sewaro Rock Garden)
Sewaro Rock Garden developed by the tourism department of Sikkim on Rimbi river, richly maintained with rocks, gardens, pools, zigzag foot paths and interesting recreation amenities like swimming yard, viewpoints and cafeteria. This has now come up as one of the popular picnic spots for the locals in Sikkim where many local picnic parties arrive in winter. On the other side is a village inhabited by local people from mixed communities and schools with beautiful children & tourists also.
• Pemayangtse Monastery
Located at a distance of 2 KM from Pelling, this is the one of the oldest and important Nyingma monastery in Sikkim. There is an entry fee of Rs 20 to visit this monastery. At hill top from this Monastery you can get good view of Kangchenjunga and other hill rage At a distance of 3 KM from Pelling and within 1 KM distance from Pemayangtse Monastery there is the ruins of the fort or palace of second capital of Sikkim. This place is well maintained and preserved by Archaeological survey of India.
Gangtok is the capital and largest town of the Indian state of Sikkim. Gangtok is located in the Shivalik Hills of the eastern Himalayan range, at an altitude of 1,437 metres (4,715 ft). The town, with a population of thirty thousand belonging to different ethnicities such as Nepalis, Lepchas and Bhutia, is administered by the "Gangtok Municipal Corporation". Nestled within higher peaks of the Himalaya and enjoying a year-round mild temperate climate, Gangtok is at the centre of Sikkim’s tourism industry
• Tsomgo Lake
Tsomgo Lake is located in the north eastern part of Sikkim. It is situated 35 km away from Gangtok on the Gangtok–Nathula highway at altitude of 3,780 m (12,400 ft), which makes a role of the erstwhile trade route from India to China. This lake has been worshipped as a holy lake by Sikkimese. The average depth of this lake is about 50 feet and 1 km long.
• New Baba Temple
According to legend, Major Harbhajan Singh drowned in a glacier following the 1962 Sino-Indian War in 1968 while escorting a column of mules to a remote outpost. He was the first casualty of the 23rd Punjab Regiment, and a manhunt was launched to find him. He was found after three days and cremated with full military honours. According to legend, it was Major Harbhajan Singh who led the search party to his body, and later, through a dream, instructed one of his colleagues to build and maintain a shrine after him.
27.61667°N 88.65°E is a town in northeast Sikkim, India. It is located in the North Sikkim district and is near the border with China. Lachung is at an elevation of about 9,600 ft or 3,000 m and at the confluence of the Lachen River and Lachung Rivers, tributaries of the River Teesta. The word Lachung means "small pass". The town is approximately 125 km from the capital Gangtok. People can visit Yumthang Valley from here.
• Yumthang Valley
Lachung provides the base for exploration of Yumthang, the valley of flowers. Situated at an altitude of 11800 ft (3564m) with a close proximity of Tibet, Yumthang is a unique place where the tree line ends. Rhododendron and Primula bloom covering the whole area in summer time. It also offers view of a stunning array of peaks with Pauhunri and Shundu Tsenpa. A number of hot springs are scattered in the valley providing an unexpected opportunity to feel the warmth of the water even in freezing temperature.
• Dro-dul Chorten
Dro-dul Chorten is a stupa in Gangtok in the Indian state of Sikkim. The stupa was built by Trulshik Rinpoche, head of the Nyingma order of Tibetan Buddhism in 1945. Inside this stupa, a complete set of Dorjee Phurba, Kangyur relics (Holy Books) and other eligious objects. Around the stupa are 108 Mani Lhakor or prayer wheels.
• Namgyal Institute
A must visit in Gangtok, the Namgyal Institute was built in the year 1958 to promote research in Mahayan Buddhism and Tibetan language and traditions. Built in a traditional style, this institute has world’s largest collections of books and rare manuscripts on Mahayan Buddhism, in addition to the works of art and silk embroidered Tankhas.
• Rumtek Monastery
Rumtek Monastery 24 kms. from Gangtok in Sikkim, is the seat of his holiness, the XVIth Gyawla Karmapa, the head of the Karma Kagyu order of Tibetan Buddhism. The monastery Pemagyantse is 140 kms. West of Gangtok. The monastery is situated at an altitude of 5,800 ft. During summer, the maximum temperature would range between 13 and 21°C; however, in the winter the temperature would range between 8 and 15°C.
Namchi is situated at an altitude of 1,675 m (5500 feet) above sea level. It is situated at a distance of 92 km from the state capital Gangtok and 90 km from the town of Siliguri. Namchi (Sky High) in Sikkim is nestled among the hills at an elevation of around 5500 ft. Namchi have panoramic view of the snow capped mountains and vast stretches of valley. It is also head-quarters of South district. The area is fast growing into a tourist destination with its enomous potential for all round tourist activities. Jeeps and buses regularly ply between Namchi to Gangtok, Pelling, Jorethang, Kalimpong and Siliguri.
• The Temi Tea Garden
The Temi Tea Garden (27.2367°N 88.4222°E) in Ravangla, established in 1969 by the Government of Sikkim, is located in South Sikkim in the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim. It is the only tea garden in Sikkim and considered one of the best in India and in the world.Top quality tea is produced, which is in demand in the international market. The garden is laid over a gradually sloping hill. The tea produced in this garden is also partly marketed under the trade name “Temi Tea".
Lachen, at an altitude of around 2750 meters, is a hill station located in the northern part of the north–eastern state of Sikkim near the Indo-Tibetan Border, on the North Sikkim Highway. Lachen is a less-crowded scenic holiday. Lachen is a small village inhabited by Bhutia tribes and Tibetans and it consists of only about 150 houses. The name Lachen means ‘the Big Pass’ in Bhutia language .We can visit Gurudongmer Lake from here. People can enjoy trekking from here.
• Gurudongmar Lake
Gurudongmar Lake is about 8 or 9 hours drive from Gangtok on very rough road to Lachen, where you can stay over night and visit Gurudongmar Lake early in the morning and back. March to June or November end to December end is best time to visit Gurudongmar Lake. Due to the extremely inhospitable surrounding terrain and the difficulties associated with reaching the place, the lake sees only a handful of visitors each year.
Rinchenpong is a town in West Sikkim, India. It is situated in West Sikkim, about 125 km from Gangtok, at an altitude of 5576 feet (1,700m) above sea level amidst a heavily forested area. It is famous for the Rigsum monastery and trekking routes.
Rishap is a small hilly village of West Bengal. It is a tourist village by which you can see the clear view of Himalaya. The biggest attraction of Rishyap is the breathtaking view of Kanchanjunga and various mountain peak of India and Nepal. By standing in Rishap you can see the Nathula`s some part. Tourists can go for Rishap by Jeep or by footing. The footing way is start from Lava.. It is a small trek route of 3 Kms from Lava.
Lava is a small village situated at an altitude of 7200 feet, Lava is famous for its scenic beauty. Tourist can visit the Neora Valley National Park and its beautiful view of the Jelep La and Rechi La passes. Lava is about 30 km east of Kalimpong. Lava Monastery is also a very good attraction for Lava.
Loleygaon is a small village near Lava located at a distance of 12 km from Lava at an altitude of 5,500 ft. Loleygaon offers panoramic view of the Mount Kanchenjunga. Till date it is a less crowded destination. Nearby hilltop view point Jhandi Dara offers beautiful views at sunrise.
• Neora Valley National Park
Neora Valley situated in the Darjeeling district, West Bengal is one of the richest biological zones in the entire Northeast. The land of elegant Red Panda in the pristine undisturbed natural habitat and rich diverse flora and fauna together make the park an important wilderness zone. The forest in Much of the park is still inaccessible making it an adventurous place for the nature lovers / trekkers who can take the challenge to explore the still-unknown terrain in the Kalimpong hills. Virgin natural forests, dense bamboo groves, colourful canopy of Rhododendron trees, lush green valley, meandering rivers and streams with snow-capped mountains in the backdrop form a picturesque landscape.
Guwahati is a major city in eastern India, often considered as the gateway to the North-East Region (NER) of the country and is the largest city within the region. Guwahati is one of the most rapidly growing cities in India. During past few decades it has experienced unprecedented spatial expansion and also steep rise in population. People can access the tourist attractions of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya & Nagaland from this city. Guwahati is well connected with Seven Sisters of North East.
Bhalukpong in Arunachal Pradesh is a mesmerizing place for wildlife enthusiasts, nature lovers, and adventurers (an ideal destination for hikers, rafters and anglers). Bhalukpong Arunachal Pradesh is a little town on the Kameng River and lies along the dense forests that form the border of the Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary. The Nyethidow festival celebrated in the month of March is a must visit occasions, for the tourists to Arunachal Pradesh Bhalukpong.
The land of Monpas, Tawang is a district of Arunachal Pradesh situated at a height of 10,000 ft from the sea level. Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh is a major kernel of Buddhist learning and is particularly well-known for its 400 year old monastery (Tawang Monastery), one of the best known and largest in India. Apart from its religious importance, Tawang is famous for its natural beauty, which attracts and enchants the traveler.
• Sela Pass
The Sela Pass is a high-altitude mountain pass located in Tawang District of Arunachal Pradesh. It has an elevation of 4170m (13,800 ft). It connects Tawang Town to Tezpur and Guwahati and is the main road connecting Tawang with the rest of India. Tawang is situated at a distance of 78 km from Sela Pass while Guwahati is at a distance of 340 km. While Sela Pass does get heavy snow in winters, it is usually open throughout the year unless landslides or snow require the pass to be shut down temporarily. Sela Pass is the main route to access Tawang town, and given the proximity of Tawang District with China, Border Roads Organization (BRO) of India works hard to keep the pass open throughout the year.
Dirang, a sub-divisional headquarters in the West Kameng District in Arunachal Pradesh. Dirang is well known for its hot water springs and apple orchards. Nearest airport is at Tezpur and railhead at Rangapara. Monpa, Hindi, Assamese and English are the languages spoken here. Dirang in doesn`t see a whole lot of visitors because of its few tourist attractions like the 500 year old village Dirang Dzong and the hot water sulphur springs but it is the most beautiful place between the mountains.
• Kamakhya Temple
The Kamakhya Temple is a Shakti Peeth temple situated in western part of Guwahati city in Assam. It is the main temple in a complex of individual temples dedicated to different forms of the mother goddess as the DasaMahavidya, including Bhuvaneshvari, Bagalamukhi, Chinnamasta, Tripura Sundari and Tara. It is an important pilgrimage destination for general Hindu worshipers.
• Agartala, Tripura
Agartala, the capital city of Tripura is tucked in the north eastern part of India. Set close to the neighbouring state of Bangladesh, Agartala is rich in flora & fauna, the legendary state of Tripura is a beautiful world in itself. Agartala in Tripura is a laid back administrative centre, gained prominence when Maharaja Krishna Manikya shifted his capital here in the 19th century. This market town for rice, tea, jute, and oilseed, is the commercial center of the region surrounding it. Agartala in Tripura also owns an airport with connections to Kolkata.
• Ujjayanta Palace
The major attraction of the town is the Ujjayanta Palace, which was established in 1901 by Maharaja Radhakishore Manikya. It is a two-storeyed mansion, with 28 hectares of parkland, and now occupies the office of the State Legislative Assembly. In the grounds, there are two temples - Umanneshwar and Jagganath - both of which are ochre in colour
• Sepahijala Wild life Sanctuary
The Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary in Tripura is at a distance of 35 km from Agartala and the NH 44. Tripura Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary is spread over an area of 18.53 sq km and boasts of a rich collection of wildlife particularly of birds and primates. The Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary in Tripura is the hot spot of bio-diversity with abundant stock of flora, fauna, birds, etc. We found the one of the most important rare specie Spectacle Monkey in this sanctuary.
• Aizwal, Mizoram
Aizawl is the largest city as well as the capital of the state of Mizoram in India. Aizawl is a beautiful place that offers plenty of tourist attractions to tourists and habitants alike. Besides its breathtaking beauty, Aizawl is the storehouse of all important Government offices, State Assembly House and Civil Secretariat. It also enhouses different communities of Mizo wherein they maintain Peaceful Coexistenceas the main theme. Various varieties of jungle products, monuments and memorials connected with legends and folklores are also available. This lively and bustling city is definitely enchanting and worth visiting.
• Imphal , Manipur
Imphal, the tiny capital city of the northeastern state of Manipur, is an ideal location off the beaten track. Imphal in Manipur with the landscape of green-blue hills, lush fields and low clouds is like an exquisite painting. Imphal is one of the few places in India where nothing seems to have changed. Imphal in Manipur is a tiny valley tucked away in the northeastern state of Manipur. Relics of an old, historical palace, well-planned temples and ceremonial houses in all their splendour amidst the tall pine and jackfruit trees, speak of Imphal`s ancient past. Lying at the center of Manipur valley, Imphal is one of the most ancient towns in the Indian subcontinent and has much to provide to a discerning tourist.
• Kohima , Nagaland
Kohima, the capital town of Nagaland in the north eastern part of India is a picturesque town, situated in between lush green wealth of the nature. Kohima in Nagaland, a typical Naga town is a pretty hill station, with panoramic views of the rugged Naga hills, displaying the exotic tribal culture of the northeast.
Dimapur in Nagaland is an importanat commercial town of Nagaland in extreme North East India. Dimapur is an axis around which the economic and developmental activities of the district are centered. The town is also a gateway to Nagaland and Manipur. It is a major railhead and the only airport in Nagaland and is also well connected with the neighbouring states of Manipur, Tripura and Mizoram by National Highway 39.