India’s North East is a land of undulating hills and plains with luxuriant green cover and a wide variety or rare and exotic flora and fauna. Consisting of 8 states North East India has some real surprises for the travelers. The ‘North-East’ is a collective name for the easternmost part of India comprising the states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Tripura, and Manipur. Earlier The ‘North-East’ comprised of the states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Tripura, and Manipur and were known as Seven Sisters. Sikkim is the latest entrant in the group of North Eastern states. Northeast of India is home to many wildlife sanctuaries like Kaziranga National Park famous for the one horned rhinoceros, Manas National Park, Nameri, Orang, Dibru Saikhowa in Assam, Namdhapha in Arunachal Pradesh, Balpakram in Meghalaya, Keibul Namjao in Manipur, Intanki in Nagaland, Khangchendzonga in Sikkim. The mighty Brahmaputra flows through the length of Assam where tourists can enjoy memorable river cruises and the flowing rivers of Arunachal Pradesh which feed the Brahmaputra offering incredible white water rafting experiences. Majuli in Assam, one of the largest river islands in the world while Kaziranga National Park is home to the endangered one-horned Rhinos. The tiny mountainous state of Sikkim seems close to heaven, situated close to one of the highest peaks in the world – Kangchendzonga, Charming Gangtok and the adventurous Nathu La pass at the China border draw tourists from afar. Manipur is a pretty oval valley surrounded by low hills. Loktak Lake, the largest lake of North-East lies here, hosting floating islands and Sangai deer. The largest of the Seven Sisters of the North East, Arunachal Pradesh literally means ‘the land of dawn-lit mountains’. Meghalaya is one of the picturesque tourist destinations of India which serves as a perfect getaway for those seeking peace and tranquillity. A land engulfed in mystery, inhabited by vibrant people zealously guarding their culture – dancers, warriors, head-hunters; mountains, valleys, forests – all these form the portrait of Nagaland the moment the word is uttered. Tripura is a cultural reservoir among all the northeastern states of India. Mizoram is a mountainous state nestling in the southern tip of the north-east region of India. Covered with verdant forests dominated by thick bamboo groves, teeming with vibrant wildlife, sheer cliffs and breath-taking waterfalls, dotted with unique landmarks of myriad folklores and picturesque villages of houses built on stilts, a land of dramatic seas of morning mists that enfold islands of hills and peaks. This is the land of the Highlanders or the Mizos.