Mesmerising sunrises, awe inspiring locales, the untouched beauty and the welcoming smiles of the locals, all add up to make the East of India a traveller’s delight. From the allure of the mighty Brahmaputra to the spectacular views of Mt. Kanchenjunga and the tea gardens on the rolling hills juxtaposed with old worldly charms of historic cities, you are in for a magical surprise no matter which destination you explore in the East.
The gateway to the North-East, the cosmopolitan city of Guwahati with its quaint mix of old and new, is the starting point for many itineraries. If your spirit is being pulled by the call of the mountains, head to Pakyong, surrounded by meadows dotted with tall conifer and pine trees, terraced paddy fields and the snow-capped Himalayas. Firmly established as a summer retreat and a quintessential remnant of the Raj, Darjeeling, nestled amidst acres of lush green tea plantations, is one of the most beautiful hill stations with stunning views of the mountains. Kolkata, with its joyous timelessness, offers architectural splendour, vibrant culture and a rich art and literary history, making it a perfect getaway. Explore the many facets of Bhubaneshwar with itsmedieval stone temples and a varied culinary scene.