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Sikkim

The former Himalayan Kingdom of Sikkim is home to Mt. Khangchendzonga, the world’s third highest mountain and offers stunning landscapes dotted with colourful Buddhist monasteries, cascading waterfalls, jungles rich in orchids and rhododendron...

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Bhutan

No other country on earth has preserved and protected its traditions, environment and cultural identity from the influence of western civilization as much as Bhutan. The Himalayan kingdom balances modernization with its ancient culture and traditions

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Darjeeling - Kalimpong

Earlier Darjeeling used to be part of the Kingdom of Sikkim while Kalimpong belonged to the Kingdom of Bhutan. Today both Himalayan regions are part of the Indian state of West-Bengal. Darjeeling’s famous toy-train...

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Meghalaya

India’s Scotland - abode of clouds

Green, rolling hills covered with meadows, dense, lush forests, crystal-clear, gurgling rivers, dramatic waterfalls and cliffs below spectacular, ever-changing cloud-formations: This is Meghalaya, the Scotland of the East.
Located on a plateau North of Bangladesh Meghalya’s Cherrapunjee-belt is known to receive the world’s most intense torrential rain. Its lush sacred groves – forest fragments that have been communally protected since time immemorial – are ecologically important hotspots of bio-diversity and home to a vast diversity in butterflies, moths and orchids.
This lesser known corner of Northeastern India, rich in fresh mountain air, whispering pines, over 500 natural limestone-caves, limpid lakes is the homeland of the Khasi-, Jaintia- and Garo-people. A unique common cultural tradition of all these tribes is the matrilineal law of inheritance by which custody to property and succession of family position runs through the female line.
The wonders of this emerging ecotourism-destination are bound to mesmerize you.

Meghalaya is your ideal destinations for:

  • Nature- & village walks
  • Exploring matrilineal, tribal cultures of the Khasis, Jaintias & Garo
  • Flora & Fauna – diversity in butterflies, moths and orchids
  • Boating & Fishing
  • Bike tours
  • River-rafting
  • Exploring caves
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