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Looking for a thrilling experience? Head to Gurudongmar Lake, Sikkim. At approximately 17,800 ft (5,400 m) above sea level, this is one of the world’s highest lakes, and is frozen for almost seven months every year.
1A thrilling high-altitude
drive to Gurudongmar
Lake, Sikkim
Looking for a memorable
extreme experience? This
could be it. At approximately
17,800 ft (5,400 m) above sea
level, this is one of the
world’s highest lakes, and is
frozen for almost seven
months every year.
Approximately 190 km away
from Gangtok and just five
Meghalaya, home to the towns that receive the highest rainfall in the world, is
geographically stunning with green hills, caves, gorges, rivers and forests.
Meghalaya, home to the towns that receive the highest rainfall in the world, is
geographically stunning with green hills, caves, gorges, rivers and forests.
Everything you have heard about Nagaland is true. Well, almost. They were head hunters. Here are people so rich in history, culture and diversity that it requires a first-hand experience to know what it is all about. A visit must include a few days in a Naga village.
A little over 70 years ago, the hills of Nagaland and Manipur were ablaze with two very famous World War II battles between the Allies and the Japanese-
Indian National Army combine. Historians have pegged this as one of the bloodiest battles of World War II, and the battle was voted as Britain’s greatest victory. Yes, that’s right, right here in India!
A little over 70 years ago, the hills of Nagaland and Manipur were ablaze with two very famous World War II battles between the Allies and the Japanese-
Indian National Army combine. Historians have pegged this as one of the bloodiest battles of World War II, and the battle was voted as Britain’s greatest victory. Yes, that’s right, right here in India!
A little over 70 years ago, the hills of Nagaland and Manipur were ablaze with two very famous World War II battles between the Allies and the Japanese-
Indian National Army combine. Historians have pegged this as one of the bloodiest battles of World War II, and the battle was voted as Britain’s greatest victory. Yes, that’s right, right here in India!
In the far-east corner of India, wedged between China, Bhutan and Myanmar is the magnificent land of Arunachal Pradesh. Magnificent because it has it all: flat land, rivers, hills, valleys, rocky mountains, glaciers and mountain passes.
In the far-east corner of India, wedged between China, Bhutan and Myanmar is the magnificent land of Arunachal Pradesh. Magnificent because it has it all: flat land, rivers, hills, valleys, rocky mountains, glaciers and mountain passes.

Nestled in the north-eastern corner of India are eight states that hold treasures that most have not yet heard of, leave alone seen. They may seem small on the map, but in reality, these states will take you many months of travelling on road, boat, train and foot to cover just the accessible regions, and possibly much longer if you want to venture into the mountains and forests. For those of you looking for a place to begin your adventures, Rohan K. Abraham gives some insights.

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