North East India is the top most destinations of tourists. Every year thousands of people visit here to see sightseeing attractions of north east. North East India includes several destinations where you can enjoy your holidays. Tour packages are also offered by travel operators like north east tour packages, north India tour, etc. The major destinations covered in these tour packages include Darjeeling, Sikkim, Kalimpong, and Gangtok.
Darjeeling: Darjeeling is the most important destination of north east India tour. You can find here several destinations which can attract you. But since you are new to these places, it will be a wise choice to hire a tourist guide. The tourist guide will help you to all major beautiful places and also give you important information about these places. The major sightseeing attractions of Darjeeling are:
- Darjeeling zoo
- Himalaya Mountaineering Institute (HMI)
- Darjeeling Museum
- Lovely Tea Gardens of Happy Valley
- Batasia Loop
- Ganga Maya Park & Rock Garden
- Darjeeling Ropeway
- Botanical garden
- Darjeeling Toy Train or Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
Darjeeling is also famous as Queen of hills which is situated in the lap of heavenly Kanchan Junga Himalayas. It is among the famous hill resorts, which is paradise for nature lovers, adventure seekers and honeymoon couples. It is located at the height of 2134 meters above sea is known for its tea industry.
Sikkim: Sikkim was introduced to Buddhism by Guru Rinpoche in the 8th century is a beautiful town. The manuscripts, thangkas (paintings), Buddhist articles, Labrang, Pemayangste, Dubdi, Tsu-La-Khang, and Phodong are some of the sightseeing attractions of Sikkim. The nature has fashioned itself uniquely in Sikkim. A trip to cities like Pelling, Kalimpong, Darjeeling, Geyzing, Mangan, Namchi and Mirik offer perfect relaxing holidays and superb views of Kanchenjunga range.
Kalimpong: Kalimpong is also assumed to be one of the top sightseeing destinations of North East India. It is located at the altitude of 1200 meters and is a beautiful town with slopes of lush green mountains and scenic beauty. The tourists from all over the world visit here to see natural beauty. The major attentions of tourists in Kalimpong are lush green mountains, beautiful hills, Durpin Dara Observatory, cascading waterfalls, lovely rivers, etc. The soul stimulating beauty of this place makes it the major holidaying destination of north east tour packages.
Gangtok: Gangtok is also a popular tourist's destination of North India. Tourists who come to Darjeeling also enjoy a tour to Gangtok. Gangtok is the capital city of Sikkim. The major attractions of Gangtok are Rumtek Monastery, Tsomgo Lake, Khechepalri Lake and Pelling.