rains pouring down in torrents, are you tired of being indoors all the time? Just
because it’s the off season doesn’t mean that you can’t visit any of your
favorite spots, you can pack your bags and hit the road for any monsoon
monsoon destinations that lie in Eastern India, as these places are beautiful,
unexplored and truly untouched. Two must visit destinations that you should
travel to during the monsoon are Haflong and Sikkim.
Haflong is a
charming hill station in the state of Assam. Surrounded by emerald hills and valleys,
the secnic town is famous for its breathtaking views. If you like taking in the fresh
mountain breeze while gazing at miles of greenery, Haflong is the right place to visit during a trip to North East India.
What to See
the capital of the Kachari Kingdom. It is now a town of ruins, but still an
attractive place to visit. Architecture and history buffs will have the time of
their lives in this place. A stone house and a temple dedicated to the Kachari
Kings are the main attractions here.
There is a huge
Hydroelectric Power Plant here, built across the River Kopili. The many hot
water springs near Umrangshu are believed to possess medicinal properties, and
this destination is a hotspot near Haflong.
River falls crashes down the rocks of Panimoor and presents a beautiful
What to Enjoy
Haflong is a
good place where you can try your hand at activities like paragliding and
near Kanchenjunga, the world’s third tallest mountain, Sikkim is bordered by
Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet, and is known to be the country's least populated state. It is a
charming state that needs no introduction among tourists.
It has over
150 beautiful lakes and forests that are rich in wildlife. The fauna you can
spot here include snow leopards, musk deer, Red Pandas and barking deer to name
a few. You can unwind and relax in the mountainous countryside and revel in
peace during your monsoon travel to Sikkim.
monastery is the main seat of the Karma Kagyu division of Tibetan Buddhism. The
original structure, which was built in the 18th century, ultimately
fell into ruins. The current building was constructed in the year 1959. If you
are a fan of history and learning about different cultures, you should visit
This lake is
held sacred by both Buddhists and Hindus. The lake is hidden deep inside the
forest and the area is rich in avian life. Near this lake lies the beautiful
natural three storied cave, the Tseten Tashi Cave.
Other Interesting Places to Visit
- Nathu Le Pass
- Baba Mandi
- Kabi Lungstock
- Gurudongmar Lake
What to Enjoy
surrounded by hills and lakes. It offers many activities like trekking, rafting,
and mountain bike trailing that the adventurous ones among you can check out on Gangtok tour packages.
destinations offer everything that you can possibly look for during your
monsoon trip – excitement, adventure and boundless scenery. So what are you
waiting for – pack up and just hit the road!