Guwahati is the gateway to the north-east region of the country. Located on the bank of the Brahmaputra River, Guwahati is also the largest city of Assam. It is believed that the city was the ancient land of Kamarupa. In this ancient land, the Hindu god of beauty, fertility and source of life was reborn.
KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK
Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The park hosts about two-thirds of the world's Great One-horned Rhinoceroses and also holds the record for protecting the highest density of tigers in the world. Kaziranga is a home to large breeding population of elephants, wild water buffalo and swamp deer. Some of the bird species which can be spotted here are herons, storks, pelicans, imperial eagles, etc.
It is often referred to as the 'Scotland of the East'. The architectures and buildings in Shillong, along with the eating habits of the local people, till date reflect the British legacy. Most of the houses in this place are built in the Assamese with slanting roofs, numerous windows and wooden floors, which is perfect because heavy rains and frequent earthquakes occur at this place.
Cherrapunjee refers to the land of oranges and is considered to be the second wettest region in the world. It is the only place in India which experiences monsoon all year round. The rainfall in the region varies from heavy to medium to light, with majority of rainfall occurring during the night. Between May to September, Cherrapunjee experiences heavy downpour, with clouds and rain descending earthwards. After September, the pattern of rainfall becomes gentle with soft pastel shades in the sky.
Bomdila is renowned for its Buddhist monasteries and apple orchards. This small town is famous for Buddhist Gompas and the magnificent view of the Kameng Valley. The view of clouds gathering at the top of the Nechipu Pass can be easily seen from the highest point of this place. The area is also home to the Kangto and Gorichan peaks, which are considered as the highest peaks in Arunachal Pradesh.
Tawang, the birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama. Home to the Monpa tribe, Tawang shares its border with Tibet in the north, Bhutan in the south-west and the Sela range in the east. Tawang Monastery is also popularly known as Galden Namgey Lhatse, which means celestial paradise.
Dirang is located on a picturesque valley in between Bomdilla and Tawang and weather is much milder & comfortable, a constant wind blows along the river valley making it a very pleasant place to stay. The spectacular natural view of Dirang surely makes the visitors spell bound. Tourists are always free to squeeze the abundant beauty of nature. The high peaks and mountains of Dirang are irresistible for mountaineers and trekkers.