North East India always attracts people. Some people want to travel in the comfort zone while some like to explore and go to the next level of adventure. The north-eastern part of India gives you the same options for nature lovers. Due to Its High Mountain and beautiful valley, one can travel any time of the years. Generally, people avoid traveling in Hilly region in Monsoon season.
Rainy days may cause landslide, Flood or some other natural calamities. But when we see North-east, Monsoon is the mother of much natural vegetation. Here I will show 10 reasons to explore north-East in the rainy season.
1-Mawsynram- the wettest land of the earth in North East India
When you drive approx 61 km to south-west direction from Shillong headquarter, you must need an umbrella to walk on the roadside because it receives an annual rainfall of 11,871 millimeters. You can imagine the scene of never-ending water drops.
2-Living root Bridge-
As the name suggests, this is a kind of bridge mainly used by human to cross the swollen river. It is made from the root of trees
3-Dwaki Lake – A crystal clear river
How would you feel when you see your shadow underneath the surface of the lake? Your experience will be your lifetime memories. You can enjoy boating and explore JAINTIA Hills. Get ready with your bag and visit Dwaki this Monsoon.
4-Mawlynnong- Asia cleanest Village
Traveling always gives you a new experience and when traveling to the Asia cleanest village especially in Monsoon makes a learner. You can see a sustainable village with proper waste management. People should learn How to keep our surrounding clean and healthy.
Yumthang is situated at a height of 11,693 ft in North Sikkim. Yumthang is famous for its flowers sanctuary. There are 24 types of rhododendron flowers can be seen here. The whole journey will follow by the river Teesta. Rain convert this region into flowers Bed.
6- Northeast India Bamboo Shoot based cuisine
If you want to taste fresh Bamboo shoots with chicken, fish, and other cuisines, then monsoon is the best time to visit Arunachal Pradesh, which is also called the land of sunrise.
7- Lower rate of Hotels
When you travel in off season, you can avail good discount on hotel accommodation. You have many choices as per your budget.
Generally, North East India region experiences high traffic in peak season and lower in monsoon. So I will suggest you spend more time with your partners in less crowded.
9- Road trips and shower
A Guwahati-Shillong or Guwahati-Itanagar Road trips are another option for the nature lover. En route you will find a forest, Tea Gardens, and local food in Dhabas. Play the romantic Music, keep your car speed at average and enjoy the journey.