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Mechuka Valley, Arunachal Pradesh

Mechuka or Menchukha is a picturesque valley located in West Siang District of Arunachal Pradesh. Located close to the China border, this beautiful valley is slowly turning into the next big tourist destination in the North East. Menchuka is ideal for idyllic day walks with a great view of the surrounding landscape. Sprinkled with some of the best views you can get in the region, Menchuka Valley is a must on your Arunachal itinerary for its amazing views of snow-capped mountains, the vast green spread of rolling meadows and gentle hills, the quite drifting steams of the Siom River.   Photo By Quentin Talon &...

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Chhaang – The Millet Brew

Chhaang is Sikkim’s rendition of the local beer and a much more headier concoction than the average beer. Traditionally, a Nepalese drink, it is made from fermented millet and served on a bamboo container which is traditionally called the ‘Tongba’ and is sipped using a bamboo pipe/straw. The  millet filled Tongba is usually topped up with warm water and allowed to settle for 5 mins after which a blunt bamboo pipe/straw with perforated sides is inserted to drink it. The blunt end blocks the millet while the perforation acts as a filter to the the water and alcholo pass through. Every now and then as the...

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10 Things to Know About Ambubachi Mela

Ambubachi Mela 2016 is on! It’s that time of the year yet again when thousands of energetic and staunch devotees, sadhus, sanyasis, and tantrics will throng the holy gates and courtyards of Maa Kamakhya temple in Assam. Some gyrating to the nostalgic music, some lost in mystic chants, some puffing away to glory but all bound together by one dedication and devotion for the Divine Mother. The otherwise serene Nilachal hills in Assam don’t get any more vibrant and alive than it gets in these 5 days of energetic celebration. Amubachi Mela is a time to celebrate Mother Earth...

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all-day Sikkim Red Panda Winter Carnival @ Sikkim
Sikkim Red Panda Winter Carnival @ Sikkim
Jan 8 – Jan 18 all-day
Sikim Red Panda Winter Carnival named after the State animal of Sikkim is celebrated with great festivity integrating the locals and the tourists. The carnival is an annual feature showcasing various tourism products including nature,[...]
all-day Manipur Statehood Day Women’s Po... @ Mapal Kangjeibung
Manipur Statehood Day Women’s Po... @ Mapal Kangjeibung
Jan 17 – Jan 21 all-day
Manipur Statehood Day Women's Polo Tournament @ Mapal Kangjeibung | Imphal | Manipur | India
Manipur Tourism organizes the women’s polo tournament every year to commemorate the Manipur statehood day. Manipur is the birthplace of modern Polo. Manipur Tourism will organize the 3rd Manipur Statehood Day Women’s Polo Tournament from January 17-21,[...]
all-day Lui Ngai Ni @ Senapati
Lui Ngai Ni @ Senapati
Feb 15 all-day
The Lui-Ngai-Ni Festival is one of the biggest festivals of the Nagas (Anal, Mao, Maram, Poumai, Tangkhul, Zemei, Liangmai, Rongmei, Puimei, Moyon, Monshang, Maring, Tarao, Lamkanq, Chothe, Kharam, Chiru, Koireng, and Thangal Naga tribes) of Manipur. Lui-Ngai-Ni Festival[...]

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