Top 10 places in Northeast India to beat the scorching summer season

Top 10 places in Northeast India to beat the scorching summer season

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It is April only and temperatures are already crossing 46 degree mark. The sweltering heatwave in the country is too much to bear. In the wake of coming summer holidays, everyone will look to flock the hills station of their neighboring state. While North Indians will flock Shimla or Manali and other popular tourist destinations, people from South India will visit the Nilgiri hills.

But there is one such tourist destination in the country which packs immense calmness and tranquility with less number of people coming in and obviously where you can beat the unperturbed heat.

Northeast India has some amazing places where one can beat the scorching heat in the country. Check out the list below and get packing to make a lifetime of memories in the chilliest place of the country.

Pelling, Sikkim


Pelling is one of the best summer holiday destinations in North-East India. The place is around 10 km from Gyalshing. There are so many things one can tell you about Pelling but but most unparalleled experience has to be the unsurpassed view of Kanchenjunga at dawn. The temperature of Pelling hardly goes beyond 25 degree Celsius in summer, so you can easily choose Pelling as an option for family vacation in Northeast India.

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Mokokchung, Nagaland


A 6 hour long journey is required to reach this tribal place of Mokokchung from Kohima. There are tribal places in the country but this one is just enchanting. Mokukchung district in Nagaland will introduce you to some unusual elements that you can’t find anywhere else in India. There are small villages in this district with green hillocks and inhabited by friendly Ao Naga tribe. The Moatsu Festival is a very famous cultural festival that starts first May and continues till third May. The average temperature of Mokokchung does not exceed 22 degree Celsius in summer.

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Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh


Charming Buddhist Monasteries, dazzling lakes and beautiful waterfalls adorn this North-Eastern destination which looks nothing less than a heaven on earth. No long queues to visit its monasteries like Taktsang Gompa or Tawang Monastery. You get sufficient time to explore the rich collection of artifacts and Buddhist manuscripts. For better sightseeing options explore the attractions like Jaswant Garh, Pankang Teng Tso Lake, Urgyelling Monastery and some more. During summer season the temperature of Tawang does not exceed 21 degree Celsius.

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