5 least-explored instagrammable places of North East India

Author: Debahuti Gogoi
Date: 2019-11-15

Many of us love the Instagram app for various reasons, especially, photos! Uploading and sharing travel stories and pictures with the Insta fam is fun for many. And trust me, I am no less in this case! So, how will you feel if I tell you that these destinations of North eastern part of India will not only give you a surreal experience but also provide that perfect shot for your Instagram profile? You will feel great, won't you? 

Let's look at the 5 least-explored instagrammable places of Northeast India: 

Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh

                          
       
What do I like about this place? Instead, ask me what I don't like about it! It’s like heaven on earth. This stunning valley is located in Arunachal Pradesh and is the cradle to the Apatani tribe.

Standing on the valley, you can see snow-capped mountains surrounding you from all sides. The picturesque view of the lush pine trees will make you spellbound. At the Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary located in Ziro, you will find an extensive range of flora and fauna. Every angle of this valley is spectacular and will do justice to your camera. 

Some of the other must-visit places in Ziro Valley are Meghna Cave Temple, Pine Grove, Tarin Fish Farm, and Kile Pakho.

Best time to visit: March to November

Loktak Lake, Manipur

                                                                                

I can warn you that your first view of this lake can be your love at first sight. Serene, divine, and pleasant are some of the adjectives I would use to express the beauty of this place. Located in Manipur, the significance of the lake lies in its floating islands (phumdis). Yes, you heard it right! They just float on the water of Loktak Lake. The surrounding of the lake is furthermore mesmerizing to your eyes and soul. 

A few interesting facts related to the Lake include: 

  • The lake is a cradle to almost 233 different species of aquatic plants. 
  • It is home to 100 varieties of birds and 400 species of fauna.
  • It is the largest freshwater lake in the whole country. 
Best time to visit: November to early March

Tawang Monastery, Arunachal Pradesh
    
                           
                                                    

You are missing out on something big in your life if you haven’t planned to visit Tawang yet. As the name suggests, this surreal monastery is located in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh. The view of the whole valley from the Monastery will leave you awestruck. It is home to almost 400 monks and one of the best places to experience calmness. The significance of this monastery is that it is claimed to be the world’s second largest monastery after the one in Lhasa. Not just that, it is also the birthplace of the Dalai Lama. 

Best time to visit: Between November to March

Roing, Arunachal Pradesh

                            
                                                  

The untouched water of the river, the green lush forest all around, and the high snow-capped mountains are a treat to the eye. Roing is situated in the lower Dibang Valley of Arunachal Pradesh. The list of places to visit in Roing is too long. From historical sites like the Bhismaknagar Fort and Nehru Udyan to many waterfalls, this place has amazing destinations. The significant highlight of Roing is the Mayudia Pass—it is covered with snow mostly all year round. Now, how cool is that? 

Best time to visit: October to March

Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh