Northeast India is a beautiful place whose beauty has been under-rated thus far. Any words used to describe the beauty of the landscape of this place is an understatement of its actual beauty. However, this place has also start seeing a really good number of tourists lately and it is fast gaining recognition in the books of tourists and travellers.
The Northeast Frontier railway is responsible for rail operations in the entire Northeast region of India and some parts of West Bengal and Bihar. Headquartered in the state of Assam in the Maligaon region of Guwahati city, this line of railways reaches far and wide into most states of the Northeast region. The states under this line of railways include Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and parts of Bihar and West Bengal. Train tickets can be booked online and an online IRCTC train enquiry can be made to know the status of your ticket or train.
A tour to this part of the country is a roller coaster of experience and exposure to various cultures. Each state has their own unique and disture cultures and traditions other from their neighbouring state and some states have different classifications of tribes within the state. States like Manipur and Nagaland have over 20 different tribes each within the state. These tribes all have their different language, cultures, traditions and festivals. They even have different cuisines and lifestyle. While each tribe in Nagaland celebrates their own festivals, there is a common festival for the whole mass – the Hornbill Festival. This weeklong festival which takes place in the beginning of December is the main tourist attraction to this state which sees huge flow of tourists and travellers. It is also the festival which kicks off the festive seasons of Christmas in Nagaland. Nagaland Is the only state all over the world with the highest number of baptist Christians and Christmas is celebrated in this part of India like nowhere else.
Places like Assam and Sikkim offer picturesque landscape and is a perfect location for a quiet and calm rendezvous with nature. The lush tea plantations in Assam offer a beautiful view and a few days in the Kaziranga National Park with your loved ones will be a trip to cherish forever. And move further up into Sikkim which plays home to beautiful places like Gangtok. Not only is Gangtok on of the cleanest cities in India, it is also the first tobacco free city and a state blessed with immaculate natural beauty.
All this beautiful places can be ventured upon by travelling in the Northeast Frontier Railways. Conveniently make the online train ticket booking to all these beautiful destinations and be ready for the ride of your lifetime.