If the excellent fare -- yes, there's a world beyond momos and thukpa -- and the vibrant music scene are not enough to make you want to visit the northeastern states of India, then maybe a taste, or rather a glimpse, of its stunning natural beauty would.
Chances are that going through this Instagram account will change your mind. There is a lot of beauty to be found in the rugged landscape of the region, with its lush rolling hills and majestic snow-capped mountains, emerald green lakes, misty waterfalls and dense forests. And the Instagram account, simply called northeast india, showcases a set of photos that do justice to the regions rugged and diverse natural features.
It's not just the scenery either. The account also features a rich mix of the local food, trendy fashion and locals in striking traditional costumes, from all seven sister states -- Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Tripura, and Assam. It is enough to make you want to pack your bags and give Goa a miss this year.
Here are some beautiful images that showcase Northeast India at its best.
"You've to see it to Believe it. See distinct pebbles even in 25'' deep water. Umngot River, Meghalaya // Photo By: @andypariat If Meghalaya has been on your list, Our friends from @chalohoppo will make it come true this February.They have created a unique itinerary for a 8 days, 7 nights trip to Meghalaya including various activities. Links for the Facebook event and full itinerary is given in our bio. If you want to be a part of this opportunity kindly mail us or DM us for more details and information."
Everytime we come across new photos from the Northeast, we are constantly reminded that northeast is truly a paradise. Here is Umiam Lake, Meghalaya by @samgurung If you haven't check out @chalohoppo's itinerary which covers the best to do when you're in meghalaya, follow the link in our bio and be part of the wonderful opportunity.
While the rest of the country is in love with the monsoon season, more than 2 million people are affected by floods in #Assam. Do your parts by remembering them in your thoughts and every other possible ways. Photography by: Kaushik Bhuyan . Don't forget to tune to @streets_of_assam for more updates and photos live from Assam.
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