Travelling in the North-East in the summer of 2006
Guwahati >> Eaglenest >> Tawang >> Nameri >> Kaziranga >> Shillong >> Cherrapunjee
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I spent almost a month last year travelling in the seven-sisters – the North-Eastern states of India. I was primarily there to visit Eaglenest National Park in Arunachal Pradesh on a project called Vacation For Conservation(VFC). I will write more about VFC in the days to come. While I was there, I decided to explore rest of the North East, a region that is not well known to many.
My itinerary in NorthEast lasted for nearly four weeks. I started my journey of North East like everyone else – by landing in Guwahati, the gateway to North East. I spent a day here and met other people who were part of VFC project as they arrived. We moved on from Guwahati to Eaglenest directly in an exciting journey that took us the whole day. I stayed in Eaglenest for a week before we continued to the highest region in entire North East – Tawang and beyond. Next, we returned to Assam to spend a couple of days in Potasali Angling Camp in the banks of Bharali river(Bharali, Bhorelli, Jia Bhorelli), on the edge of Nameri National Park. My next destination was one of the most sought after destinations in the North East – Kaziranga National Park, home to the endagered Indian Rhinos. I left Assam again and headed towards Shillong in Megahalaya. With Shillong as base, I spent time exploring its neighbourhood and Cherrapunjee before I got back to Guwahati and returned to Bangalore.
I will spend next few weeks working on the North East story, writing in detail about each of these places. Keep coming back to read about all that..
To be continued..